A Magical Mykonos Destination Wedding Guide
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In 2022, I was lucky enough to marry my best friend on the island of Mykonos looking out over the beautiful Aegean Sea. Mykonos offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, luxurious amenities, and cultural charm, making it an alluring choice for couples seeking a destination wedding location. The island's rich history and culture add an extra layer of significance to the experience. Simplify your research with this guide to planning your destination wedding in Mykonos.
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Where to stay in Mykonos, Geece
Royal Myconian Resort
Experience luxury and Aegean beauty at Royal Myconian Resort, where elegant accommodations, breathtaking sea views, and world-class amenities come together to create an unforgettable stay on the stunning island of Mykonos, Greece.
Santa Marina, a Luxury Collection Resort, Mykonos
This contemporary oceanside resort in Santa Marina that rooms with outdoor patios and exclusive villas with mini pools or hot tubs that overlook the vibrant Aegaen Sea.
$100 resort / hotel credit.
Breakfast daily for two guests per bedroom, served in "Mykonos Social".
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Mykonos Blu Grecotel Boutique Resort
Immerse yourself in island sophistication and Grecian charm at Mykonos Blu Grecotel Boutique Resort, where elegant accommodations, private beach access, and personalized service offer a luxurious and unforgettable stay on the enchanting island of Mykonos, Greece.
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Things to do in Mykonos, Geece
Wedding Day Photo Shoot Locations
Visit the Windmills of Mykonos, which will in fact be very windy, but also beautiful (Pro Tip: Ask for a wind resistant updo!).
Traipse through Old Town (Chora) early in the day to have that iconic Mykonos vibe reflected in your photos.
Stop along the beach at Little Venice and walk along the rocks for a great photo op.
Pre & Post Wedding Activities
Rent a yacht and explore the coast or stop at the archaeological island of Delos.
Go shopping in Old Town (Chora) to find one-of-kind pieces for your home and wardrobe.
Take your guests to Platis Gialos beach, a family-friendly beach with shops, restaurants, and hotels right on the water.
Watch the sunset and drink some wine at 180 Sunset Bar (reservation recommended).
Places to eat & drink in Mykonos, Geece
Beach Bars & Restaurants: Wedding Venues
Hippie Fish: This beach restaurant can seat up to 500 guests and is a blend of traditional and modern local and organic fare. Your ceremony can take place on the beach, the hotel's pool area, or the chapel of Agios Ioannis.
Nammos: Located in a gulf and protected by the winds, this restaurant is elegant and unique with the possibility to arrive by yacht and end the night with fireworks.
Principote: Located on the north side of the island, this restaurant hosts a minimum of 110 guests. It has panoramic views of the bay and is both stylish and chic.
Kalua: Ceremonies are performed on the idyllic beach while receptions are hosted in a covered outdoor area. The bohemian vibe is well-suited for larger weddings.
Beach Bars & Restaurants: Pre/Post Wedding
Nikolas Taverna: A classic Greek taverna with seafood set right in the sand.
M Eating: If you want that Mykonos town vibe with amazing food, look no further.
Kastros: Located in Little Venice, this restaurant has Instagramable written all over it. With a Mediterranean menu and low price point, make sure to sit on the terrace.
Avli Tou Thodori: Located at the edge of Platis Gialos beach, this gem is perfect any time of day. Pro tip - Head there for a late bit and sit right on the beach.
Need to Know
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