Wedding Wednesday – Santorini – The Dream Wedding Destination

Destination2, who specialise in luxury travel, are asking where would be the perfect destination for your wedding or honeymoon abroad, a campaign I can definitely get on board with having recently got married in Santorini.

I always dreamt of getting married abroad. I’ve suffered from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in the past, and the promise of guaranteed sun and blue skies on our wedding day was incredibly alluring.

When looking into where to go for our wedding abroad, Santorini with its stunning whitewashed walls and incredible views won us over.

Having never been to the island before, we weren’t sure what to expect before flying out, but it was even more beautiful then I had imagined, and I cannot wait to return. I think if Ed and I were ever to renew our vows, I would want to go back to Santorini. It truly was an incredible holiday.

Santorini is a fairly small island. We stayed in the west and got married in Thira, with our reception in nearby Pyrgos. If you are looking at getting married in Santorini, I would 100% recommend it.

The flight from the UK was fairly short (around 4.5 hours), the temperature when we went out at the very end of August was around 28-30 degrees celsius, and, despite it being a luxury destination, it wasn’t actually as expensive as I thought it would be.

Saying our vows overlooking the breathtaking caldera is something I will never forget. It was without a doubt one of the most incredible moments of my life, and the photos we have from these moments are so cherished.

Slightly more inland, our reception venue provided the perfect place for us to relax and enjoy traditional Greek canapés and music before we headed inside for our wedding breakfast and an evening of dancing and drinking (we had an open bar so the prosecco was free-flowing).

If you are looking at getting married abroad, or are planning your dream honeymoon, I would definitely recommend Santorini. It is hands down the most spectacular place I have visited so far, and, as a wedding destination, it is simply stunning.

Destination 2 offer holidays in Santorini, including beautiful villas, suites overlooking the caldera, as well as adults only hotels, if you are looking for a truly relaxing honeymoon for just the two of you.

If you are looking at going a little further afield, why not enter Destination2’s competition, for your chance to win a honeymoon in Mauritius?

This is a collaborative post with Destination2, however all opinions and photos are my own.

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17 thoughts on “Wedding Wednesday – Santorini – The Dream Wedding Destination

  1. Heather

    Gorgeous photos – Santorini looks incredible x

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  2. Lady Writes

    Such beautiful pictures! I love the idea of getting married abroad – especially as it’s what we’re doing too! x

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  3. Sophie Gillum-Webb

    I could really do with being there right now it looks stunning and what gorgeous photos!!

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  4. Sarah

    Oh how gorgeous. I’m desperate to go to Santorini!!

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  5. Karen Beddow

    Oh gosh what absolutely beautiful photos I’ve always wanted to visit santorini

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  6. Gemma

    It’s such a gorgeous place, it looks like the dream! x

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  7. Danielle (Someone's Mum)

    Oh that is just breathraking! I would have loved to do something like this!

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  8. Little Miss Mel

    Santorini looks like an absolute dream! You all look beautiful.

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  9. Mel

    Your wedding photos are absolutely stunning, lovely! It looks like such a gorgeous place. My best friend went to Santorini a few years ago and she loved it!

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  10. Jade - Raising the Rings

    Oh my goodness this makes me wish I could do our wedding all over again! The pictures are stunning and Santorini is on my travel list for sure x

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  11. Charlotte Lane

    Santorini is on my ultimate travel bucket list – it looks absolutely beautiful and 100% my kind of place xo

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  12. Eilidh

    Oh wow stunning!! What an amazing place to get married. We want to get married abroad so I’m now adding Santorini to my list! Eilidh x

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  13. Prettiful Blog

    This looks like a dream come true! You look stunning!

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  14. Joyce Lau

    This is so beautiful! X

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  15. Chloe

    I’ve always wanted to go to Santorini – and even more so now after reading this post! It looks like a dreamy place to get married and I would absolutely love to visit there one day! xx
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  16. Thuraya Alhourani

    Your such a stunning bride! Love these pictures & you look so glowy in all of them xx

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  17. shelley

    this is absolutely lush & all your wedding photos look perfect!

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