While planning your wedding, a considerable amount of money goes towards the honeymoon. After all, you only get married once and you want the honeymoon to be special and romantic. Of course, each of us have a different idea of what “romantic” means, but we all know that a beach destination, intimate dinner and superb sunsets surely make for a romantic escape.
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According to a travel guide poll, Greece only ranks 15 in the world wide top of popular honeymoon places. But in Europe, it ranks 3, after Italy and France.
Here are some of the best places to honeymoon in Greece:
Santorini is, by far, the most romantic, most interesting and unique Greek island. The views of the volcano and the sunsets cannot be matched anywhere else in the world. Offering a lot of things to do, Santorini is definitely the best place to honeymoon in Greece.
How to get to: Santorini is connected to the mainland by ferry and plane. There are also ferries from other islands. During the high season, charter flights are available from various European cities.
Where to stay: Hotels in Santorini range from budget to luxury and the choice depends on your budget. Rooms with view of the volcano are typically more expensive than rooms in hotels located further from the volcano. Room rates start as low as €82 per night.
The narrow streets, the colorful Little Venice and windmills make a lovely, romantic setting for your honeymoon. If you like to party, then you chose the island correctly, as Mykonos is known for its nightlife .
How to get to: Mykonos is connected to the mainland both by ferries and planes. There are ferries connecting to the other islands, as well. During the high season, charter airlines offer direct flights from various European cities into Mykonos.
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Where to stay: There are a lot of hotels in Mykonos to choose from and the budget plays the biggest part. The island has a long shoreline so it’s quite easy to find accommodation right on the beach. Room rates start as low as €55 per night.
For those looking for a cosmopolite experience, this is the best honeymoon destination. Crete is the largest of the Greek islands, mixing the hustle and bustle of a large island with incredible beaches. It’s also the place to be if you are looking for nude sunbathing .
How to get to: Crete is connected to the mainland both by ferries and planes. There are also ferries connecting Crete to the other islands. During the summer season there are charter airlines offering flights from various European cities into Crete.
Where to stay: Being such a large island, Crete offers a lot of hotels, ranging from budget to luxury. Room rates start as low as €45 per night (including breakfast).
Located a short ferry ride away from Santorini , Ios has lately developed into an island which has a lot to offer to the travelers. It’s considered one of the best party islands in Greece and is blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. It is a good choice if you prefer a more traditional island or your honeymoon.
How to get to: Ios can be reached by ferry from the near-by islands and from the mainland.
Where to stay: Although Ios is not a very big island, it offers quite a lot of hotel choice, ranging from budget to luxury. Room rates start at as low as €50 per night.