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5 Steps to planning your perfect wedding in Greece

5 Steps to planning your perfect wedding in Greece

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Abaton Island Resort and Spa

Crete , Greece

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1.Where is best in Greece for my wedding?

There is lots of choice in Greece from mainland to the islands.

2.Will they speak English?

As with most locations if the officient does not speak English they will have a translator for you.

3.Is my ceremony legal?

Yes it will be legal as long as you produce the correct paperwork, depending on where in Greece you choose you may have to go to the local town hall to complete the legal part of the ceremony but the symbolic ceremony can be done in the hotel.

4.Can you book all my guests?

Yes we can, let us know who you want to come and we will get it sorted for you.


To be able to marry in Greece you will need to be resident for between 7 and 8 days. You will require your full birth certificate and passport as well as other legal documentation depending on your previous marital status. You will require a certificate of no impediment from a solicitor. Once documentation has been obtained they must be sent to the Foreign Office to get an Apostile Stamp, All legal documentation required must be translated into Greek and legalised by the Greek Consulate. This procedure can take time so please make sure you allow plenty of time for this. All information is for guidance purposes and based on british passport holders, couples need to obtain and research there required documentation

Planning your wedding in Greece

Find out if Greece is right for you

A Greek wedding is ideal for those seeking

  • Fantastic choice of wedding locations
  • choice of islands
  • lots to see and do

Sound appealing? Greece could be the perfect choice for your wedding abroad

Pick your dream wedding venue

When picking a venue, it’s important to consider:

  • Location
  • Size
  • Local attractions (for your honeymoon)

Explore our favourite Crete wedding venues below, or call our specialists.

Tailor make your perfect wedding

We build bespoke packages, tailored to your needs. Simply tell us what will make your day perfect and we’ll make it happen.

  • Fantastic choice of wedding locations
  • choice of islands
  • lots to see and do

Sound appealing? Greece could be the perfect choice for your wedding abroad

Wedding venue information

Abaton Island Resort and Spa

For a stylish and sophisticated Greek wedding, this beachside resort located in the ever popular resort of Hersonissos in Crete is sure to capture your heart forever.

Newly opened in 2018, the flawless modern exterior catches you from a distance and once inside it does not disappoint.  The marble minimalistic reception areas and lobby bar sets the tone for this elegant hotel. Think luxury chic bedrooms with private pools and bubbling hot tubs, elemis toiletries and sweeping sea views.

Laze the days away preparing for your wedding at the Abatons sleek poolside, sipping cocktails from the pool bar, with the only decision left to make for the day of which restaurant to choose for your evening meal, with many to choose from, from fish restaurants, to sushi and steak specialities and even an authentic Cretan eatery, each and every one of your guests will be spoilt for choice.

The Abaton prides itself on the relaxation of its guests and it is easy to see why. This hotel is a sanctuary away the hustle and bustle of life, the beautiful Spa offers therapeutic treatments and hydrotherapy rooms, saunas, steam rooms, a beauty salon and even a gym.

Wedding Locations

The Beach – For large weddings of up to 300 guests, the beach at the brand new Abaton Island can create wedding memories to last a lifetime. Your wedding on the beach will be held within the backdrop of the fashionable Abaton Resort but with nothing but the gentle and mesmerizing sea before your eyes. Only one wedding a day takes place at the Abaton ensuring the day really is all about you. Let us create a wedding that is tailor made to you as a couple, from decoration themes of classic white to colourful vibrant flowers and garlands to even Asian beach weddings! If you dream of a stylish wedding in Crete – The Abaton Island Resort is the lifestyle bloggers choice, attracting acclaim in the travel world and from celebrities due to its uniqueness and emphasis on romance like no other.

Marina Deck:

The Marina deck is perfect for small intimate weddings of up to 30 guests. Although it is for smaller weddings you can be assured that it does not affect the marvellous views and splendour of the opulent Abaton Island Resort and Spa. The sea stretches out for miles and when the sun hits the waves, it leaves you with an absolute dream of a wedding venue. Our couple that chose this venue decided to experience a real Greek wedding and decorated it alongside the expertise of the staff here in a traditionally rustic Cretan style, which worked wonderfully alongside the crisp modern feel of the resort. Why not hire live Greek musicians to really authenticate your wedding in Crete!

Wedding Receptions:

Your wedding reception here leaves you with endless choices. For smaller weddings, choose an intimate dining experience in a variety of restaurants including the Bony Fish Seafood Restaurant or the WOW steak and sushi bar. If you decide that a beach reception is more your style, exclusively yours, will be a private area in front of the golden sands; decorated and garnished with warming lanterns and unique flower designs from our florist partners in Crete, we can design a beach wedding that enlightens the hearts of all your guests. Dine on delicious a La carte dishes from the hotels flagship chefs at the F-Zin Ivy league restaurant and with the champagne flowing, make memories to last forever in this piece of Utopia.

Wedding Packages at the Abaton Island Resort and Spa

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  • Tailor your perfect day by choosing from a selection of the services below.
  • Ceremony
  • Ceremony add-ons & extras
  • Hair & Make-up
  • Wedding cake
  • Wedding coordinator
  • Flowers
  • Photographer
  • Videographer
  • Buttonhole rose(Groom)
  • Private reception venue
  • Accommodation (discounted for guests, bride and groom)
  • Assistance with Marriage application
  • Reception venue add-ons

To Check prices and date availability call our friendly team

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More Wedding Venues in Greece

A Crete wedding is ideal for those seeking a year round destination. Its packed full of excitement and entertainment. Crete has a huge choice of wedding locations suitable for an array of age groups. Sound appealing? Crete could be the perfect choice for your wedding abroad. It’s important to consider, Location, Size and local attractions (for your honeymoon). Explore our favourite Crete wedding venues below, or call our specialists.

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You will be contacted via email by our aftersales team approximately 5 weeks before departure to hand over this information. You can complete your license application yourself if you wish.

Call our specialist team now and we will gladly work with you to build the perfect package for your day.

Contact us now to start planning your dream wedding in Greece

0800 0911 141