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The Beautiful Ionian Islands

Posted 3 years ago by Amy Whitehouse in

Another beautiful hotspot for your wedding abroad, within the Ionian Islands, would be Kefalonia….

Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands and is known for its sandy coves, rocky coastlines, mountainous backdrops and pretty traditional villages vie for your attention on this beautiful island. It is full of gorgeous little coves, tremendous blue ocean views and holds so many beautiful traditionally greek towns, sleepy villages, churches and monasteries. The precipitous cliffs shelter secluded mountain coves and narrow lanes criss-cross through extensive olive groves and vineyards. Kefalonia being ones of the greenest islands, the spring flowers are breathtaking – covering the island in flourishes of colour and beauty. Wouldn’t this be the perfect setting for your wedding to be held?

But where abouts its Kefalonia would be the perfect location to get married, don’t worry, I shall be telling you all you will need to know, if you choose the gorgeous ionian island as your wedding destination your choice is endless….

Boat cruise: Have you ever dreamt about getting married out to sea? with the gorgeous glisten of the ocean and the peace and quiet of the open water. Kefalonia allows you to do just this, with the boat of your choice, from a small 6 person boat to a slightly larger 100 person boat. You can sail out to sea or stay around the shores to a secluded wedding reception on a private beach, where you can enjoy a swim in the warm waters while a romantic dinner is being prepared for you and your guests. A really great treat for your guests and a fantastic opportunity to see the rugged coastline of Kefalonia from the sea.

On the Beach: How about your wedding being held on a private beach, with you, your guests and the delightful sound of the lapping tide at your feet? Sounds perfect doesn’t it? Kefalonia is surrounded by large and small beaches, some public, some private, some accessible only by boat but all of them offering a truly romantic location to exchange your wedding vows.

A traditional Greek Chapel: If your dream is to be married surrounded in the tradition of Greece then this is the venue for you. There are lots of chapels in Kefalonia, each with their own individual feel and character…… from old stone, traditional, to newer, modern chapels, why not have a symbolic ceremony on the steps of your chosen chapel with covered chairs for all your guests and a celebrant to perform a ceremony just like a real wedding ceremony.

Olive Grove Retreat: Or how about having your wedding venue in the depths of olive groves? A unique environment for a memorable experience, offering you tranquility, privacy, relaxation, nature and a brand new experience for your wedding ceremony in Kefalonia.

Catholic Church: In the depths of the Kefalonian capital Argostoli, is a small, quaint church offering catholic wedding ceremonies to catholic brides and grooms. This ideal location is beautiful and holds excitement and something a little different to the catholic churches in England.

A Winery: It might sounds weird but destination weddings at a vineyard are becoming very popular in Kefalonia….. more and more couples are choosing to celebrate their special day with the lush backdrop of vibrant, green vines while experiencing the ambience and delicious wines.

The romantic venue, hotspots and locations are endless in Kefalonia, you will be sure to find the perfect location for you, if you were to choose this breathtaking island to the be the anchor of your love and partnership.

 

 

Greek Concierge can provide all of this for you and your wedding, don’t hesitate to contact us and book a consultation so we can start making your wedding dreams become reality.

The Beautiful Ionian Islands

Posted 3 years ago by Amy Whitehouse in

Corfu is one of the most breath taking greek islands within the Ionian sea. One of the most perfectly romantic and typically greek locations for your wedding to be held.

Why not say I do in the quant, tradition, peaceful island of Corfu, amongst some of the best beaches in the Mediterranean. To the North of the island is Roda, Sidari and Acharavi where you will find beautiful mountain backdrops, wonderful beaches and warm shallow waters. If you are looking for more of a laid back atmosphere head towards the West of the island, where you will find Arillas and Aghious Gordios islands that attract honeymooners all year round. For your all round romantics, Kassiopi is also found to the West of the island, this little towns picturesque harbour offers a traditional village atmosphere and countless views. To the East of the island you will find the popular resorts of Pelekas and Kontokali in a beautiful area of the island with breathtaking glorious sunsets, just slightly north of the bustling capital Corfu Town. Corfu Town is guarded by two fortresses, featuring Venetian architecture in the old quarter’s narrow streets, springtime offers brightly coloured flowers and countless island walks.

Corfu holds a perfect location for everyone, some of the most gorgeous wedding spots are…

Town Hall of Corfu – is one of the most popular venues due to it being located in the heart of the historic Corfu town. Many couples choose to arrive at their wedding ceremony by horse-drawn carriage, others choose to walk through the historic streets of the town, serenaded by local musicians.

The Marbella Beach Hotel – This beautiful 5 star hotel is transformed to meet every one of your weddings desires. With the Ionian sea backdrop the breathtaking views are perfect for your outdoor wedding, combined with its exceptional environment and the chapel, which is in the hotel’s foryard, the Marbella is a perfect wedding location.

Isabella Country House – If you would like a venue that would definitely go above and beyond your every wish Isabella country house is for you. Found in the gorgeous village of Gouvia this venue is known in Corfu to be the most romantic wedding location. The exquisite garden with palm trees and flowers work together to create a perfect reception for you.

Corfu Imperial – Is an exclusive breath taking resort found in the North of Corfu. Imagine the soft sand tickling your as you walk barefoot to a flower-decked gazebo under the setting sun. Their weddings are arranged on the hotels private sandy beach or in the beautiful gardens.

 

 

From the top left: Corfu Town Hall, Isabella Country House, Marbella Beach Hotel, Corfu Imperial, Marbella Beach Hotel, Corfu Imperial and finally Corfu Town Hall.

Greek Concierge can provide all of this for you and your wedding, don’t hesitate to contact us and book a consultation so we can start making your wedding dreams become reality.

 

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