Cyprus is one of Europe’s leading destinations for weddings and honeymoons, and is famed for its wonderful climate, beautiful scenery and myriad options for venues, ceremonies and celebrations. Whether you are escaping for an intimate ceremony, or planning a lavish wedding with family and friends, Aphrodite’s island caters for weddings of all styles. After all, it is the birthplace of the Goddess of Love and Beauty, as well as, the land of kings and queens, and, therefore, love has been at its very essence for many centuries.
From weddings on seaside piers and onboard yachts, to five-star resorts and beautiful wineries, or quaint village tavernas and venues with medieval backdrops or modern settings, Cyprus offers a wealth of venues and options for all tastes, all budgets and all love stories.
Guidance and support is also reassuringly on-hand from experienced wedding planners. Specialising in beautiful bespoke weddings, they can ensure that every finishing touch is perfect.
And where better to marry than a destination that takes you from wedding straight to honeymoon? From the Mediterranean sun that basks almost all-year-round, to the mesmerizing night, where alfresco dining and drinking takes place under the gaze of the stars, your wedding experience will be a magical moment that is as enduring as your love.
Here are the top Cyprus wedding venues that are great for luxury destination weddings; from beachfront properties, to wineries and private villas, Cyprus has it all:
Article contributed by Artemis Aristidou, Founder & Creative Director, Fresh Events.
Parklane, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Limassol
Parklane offers a destination where the warm climate, beautiful coastline and versatile event spaces combine to create the perfect wedding venue. The charming on-site chapel located within the resort grounds presents opportune moments for pledging wedding vows, while the skilled and inventive team are on hand to oversee every aspect of the special day.
The diversity of room and suite choices means that guests and honeymooners can opt for either the refined ambiance of the Lifestyle wing, one of the unique Park Suites or the individually furnished guest rooms overlooking the bay.
- Diamond Ballroom: 800 square meters. It can fit 600 guests for wedding dinner.
- The Park Room: 500 square meters it can fit 350 guests for wedding dinner.
Amara Hotel, Limassol
Named after the ancient Greek word Amarantos meaning "everlasting" the AMARA offers its guests an exclusive and unique experience that we hope will create wonderful and permanent memories. Opened in 2019 AMARA is the latest five-star offering and the first hotel to be constructed on the Limassol seafront in almost two decades.
The AMARA’s graceful design, coupled with dedication to service, ensures that this five-star Cyprus wedding venue delivers its promise of unparalleled enjoyment at a truly unique Cyprus wedding venue.
- Ballroom: 416 square meters. It can fit 390 guests for wedding dinner.
- Other wedding venues: Event Lawn (for ceremonies), Locatelli Restaurant, Matsuhisa Restaurant and Armyra Restaurant.
Anassa Hotel, Polis Chrysochous (Paphos Region)
Escape to a refined hillside retreat where dreams become a reality against a backdrop of Mediterranean blues. Wander the secluded picture-perfect beach; feast on vibrant seasonal flavours; come together in elegant spaces; and savour the impeccable service of a true Cypriot sanctuary.
- Anassa’s main outdoor venue is Village Square, providing an authentic ambience. It can fit 300 guests banquet style with round tables (minimum of 60 guests).
- Other wedding venues: Sunset Terrace, Basiliko Restaurant, Zephyros Ballroom and Helios Restaurant.
Four Seasons Hotel, Limassol
Whether you are in search of extravagance or romance, something delightfully unusual or comfortably spacious for your wedding in Limassol, the variety and high standard of the property's food, service and accommodation are bound to impress you and your wedding guests.
- The Ballroom: 500 square meters. It can fit 450 guests for wedding dinner.
- Other wedding venues: Vista Terrace, The Garden Court and Cafe Tropical.
Delikipos Olive Grove, Larnaca
The Olive Grove is a world-class, openair venue, aiming to deliver relaxed and informal events so that intimacy is developed between the artists and the audience.
The is Cyprus wedding venue is surrounded by the idyllic forest of Delikipos and is adorned with wooden decks, shallow pools of water, zen landscaping and a uniquely atmospheric lighting. This venue is perfect to organize a wedding ceremony and dinner at the same time.
The location is perfect for small weddings and large number of guests due to the vast territory of the olive grove.
Pebbles Beach Residence, Limassol
A lovely beachfront private venue located in the centre of Limassol. There are indoor and outdoor areas, together they can fit up to 250 guests. So this venue is perfect for small intimate weddings which are trending.
The interior of the space is done in wood and neutral, white and off-white colors, therefore, the venue is flexible for any decorations - from bohemian and rustic to minimalist or even glamorous weddings.
Galu Seaside, Larnaca
Located right on Oroklini Beach, Galu Seaside offers everything you could ever ask for and imagine!
Galu Seaside is great for any kind of private event… it’s a magical spot for celebrating a special day, during the day or at night… Apart from the beach bar and restaurant areas, Galu Seaside’s secluded hall grants you all the privacy you can ever ask for, while offering you breathtaking sea views… The venue can fit up to 500 guests for dinner.
Oenou Yi - Ktima Vassiliades, Omodos Village
The breathtaking scenery is completed by the elegant stone architectural style of the new winery of Ktima Vassiliades "Oenou Yi" (Land of Wine).
Overlooking the green slopes of the area, where the vineyards ripen, exploiting the special terroir of Omodos, Oenou Yi – Ktima Vassiliades winery promises to entice you both to a unprecedented discovery of senses, as well as a unique cultural experience.
The winery owns an outdoor square that can perfectly fit 1000 guests for wedding dinner, as well as providing enough space for a stage and a dance floor. There is also an indoor restaurant for smaller celebrations for up to 80 guests.
Dafermou Winery, Lefkara Village
Ktima Dafermou creates a wonderful venue to celebrate the most precious moments in your life, and an ideal environment for any other type of event.
Outdoor events are held in the superb gardens with spectacular, unobstructed mountain and sea views. The place has a modern minimalistic design, high vaulted ceilings and a fantastic view of the whole winery, all adding to the relaxed laid back atmosphere that the winery promotes. It can fit up to 350 guests for a wedding dinner.
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Beaches, Private Villas
Cyprus is a land of hidden gems - beautiful locations for dream weddings, whether it is a secluded beach where you and your guests will enjoy the natural surroundings, or a lovely private villa where you will have an intimate celebration of your special day with your family and close friends.