If there’s one destination that stands out for dream weddings, it’s undoubtedly the captivating island of Mykonos, Greece. This beautiful Cycladic gem is renowned for its stunning landscapes, breathtaking vistas, and a plethora of wedding venues that cater to diverse tastes and styles. In this article, I will take you on a journey through Mykonos’ enchanting wedding offerings, from mesmerizing villas and beach bars to stylish hotels and intimate chapels. Whether you envision an elegant soirée, a bohemian-luxe affair, or a romantic beachfront ceremony, these Mykonos wedding venues have it all.
A disclaimer: I have never photographed a wedding on Mykonos (yet), but I have been to Santorini 3 times in just the last handful of years. So, you know I would absolutely love to visit this stunning island for your wedding day. And if you do choose to book me as your destination photographer, I will give you a special offer to help make it happen. After being a photographer for 13+ years, I know I can help you get the wedding photos of your dreams.
That said, let’s get into it.
Our journey commences with Nammos, a prestigious beach club that epitomizes elegance and sophistication. Nestled along the sandy shores of Mykonos, Nammos promises an unparalleled wedding experience. Imagine exchanging vows against a backdrop of the azure Aegean Sea, surrounded by your loved ones. This picturesque setting, coupled with Nammos’ reputation for exquisite food and music, ensures that your special day will be nothing short of magical.
For those seeking a boho-luxe wedding, Scorpios stands as the perfect choice. Known for its artistic flair and bohemian atmosphere, Scorpios is a sanctuary of style and creativity. With its chic design and idyllic location overlooking the sea, Scorpios creates an ambiance that celebrates love and unity. Say “I do” under the open sky as the sun sets over the horizon, and feel the romance and positive energy that permeate this unique venue.
Alemagou is another gem on the island, offering a delightful blend of bohemian charm and laid-back vibes. This venue exudes a sense of intimacy and warmth, making it ideal for couples who prefer a more relaxed wedding atmosphere. Picture dancing barefoot on the sandy beach, surrounded by flickering candles and the soft glow of lanterns. Alemagou captures the essence of boho romance, making it a cherished memory for you and your guests.
Stunning. Absolutely stunning. For those seeking a touch of tradition without sacrificing style, Principote strikes the perfect balance. This elegant venue boasts a nearby church, providing a seamless transition from the ceremony to the reception. The charming chapel adds a touch of romance, while the stylish surroundings set the stage for a memorable celebration. Principote is a place where classic and contemporary intertwine, creating a harmonious ambiance for your special day.
Hippie Fish is a true masterpiece that beautifully harmonizes traditional elements with modern aesthetics. Nestled on the shoreline, this venue offers a captivating blend of the past and the present. Its intimate setting is perfect for both small and large wedding receptions, making it an excellent choice for couples seeking versatility and a touch of authenticity. With its fusion of old and new, Hippie Fish crafts an enchanting atmosphere that will captivate your hearts.
For those who dream of a beachfront wedding, Kalua presents an idyllic paradise on Mykonos’ golden shores. This stunning venue offers a captivating panorama of the Aegean Sea, setting the stage for a romantic and intimate ceremony. Whether you wish to say your vows beneath the clear blue sky or on the sandy shore, Kalua’s natural beauty will infuse your wedding with a sense of serenity and tranquility.
Mykonos’ selection of hotels offers a multitude of choices for couples seeking both elegance and versatility in their wedding venues.
The Royal Mykonian is a haven of luxury and refinement, boasting various indoor and outdoor venues that cater to every couple’s desires. From grand ballrooms to elegant terraces, this venue ensures that your wedding reflects your unique style. Surrounded by stunning views and top-notch amenities, the Royal Mykonian is an exquisite canvas for your dream wedding.
Santa Marina (part of the Marriott family of hotels). exudes an aura of opulence and glamour, with multiple locations that cater to glamorous weddings. Imagine exchanging vows overlooking the shimmering sea or hosting a lavish reception in a luxurious setting. Santa Marina’s dedication to creating unforgettable experiences ensures that your wedding will be an affair to remember.
Mykonos Blu offers a perfect blend of beachfront beauty and culinary delights. With venues set on the sandy shores and elegant restaurants overlooking the sea, Mykonos Blu provides a romantic and picturesque backdrop for your wedding festivities. Let the waves serenade you as you embark on this extraordinary journey of love.
If you seek modern Cycladic romance, KENSHŌ Hotels & Villas offers the ideal setting. Its contemporary architecture seamlessly blends with the island’s traditional elements, creating an atmosphere of understated elegance. Choose from private chapels, secluded beaches, or enchanting roof terraces to celebrate your love. KENSHŌ Hotels & Villas is the epitome of modern luxury in a captivating Greek setting.
For an exclusive and luxurious boutique experience, Kivotos Mykonos sets the standard. This lavish hotel boasts suites with panoramic views, a private beach, and a charming chapel for intimate ceremonies. Whether you desire a grand celebration or an intimate gathering, Kivotos Mykonos crafts an ambiance of pure enchantment.
Branco Mykonos, situated on the mesmerizing Platis Gialos beach, offers a haven for symbolic ceremonies and unforgettable dinners. Let the gentle sea breeze and the sound of waves narrate your love story, as you create memories to cherish for a lifetime. Branco Mykonos is a testament to the island’s allure and the magic of love.
Saint John gracefully combines elegance with tradition, presenting you with a private chapel and several restaurant options for your wedding reception. This versatile venue caters to various wedding styles, ensuring that your vision for your special day becomes a reality. Celebrate your union in a place where timeless beauty meets contemporary charm.
With Mykonos’ enchanting wedding offerings, your dream wedding becomes an awe-inspiring reality. Whether you choose the elegance of Nammos, the boho-luxe atmosphere of Scorpios and Alemagou, the stylish setting of Principote, the harmonious blend of tradition and modernity at Hippie Fish, the idyllic beachfront bliss of Kalua, or the versatile luxury of the island’s top-notch hotels, Mykonos promises an experience that will surpass all expectations. Prepare to embark on a magical journey of love in one of the world’s most captivating destinations.
While there are more than just a handful of places to get married around Mykonos, you can’t really go wrong with any of the choices. It’s just a matter of finding something that resonates with your personality type and equally the aesthetic that you are wanting for your wedding day.
PRO TIP: Compare your top 1 or 2 venues to Santorini wedding venues. And if you’re able to, do an island-hop tour to finalize your decision. You must experience both islands to really get the clear picture of what you are wanting for your once-in-a-lifetime wedding.
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