Welcome to one of the world’s most magical destinations. Greece is one of the most popular destinations for honeymooners worldwide, offering excellent resorts, fascinating activities, picturesque landscapes, rich culture and history, traditional villages, stunning beaches and iconic islands, excellent services and ultimate culinary experience. Santorini is considered to be the most sought after place for a romantic getaway and premier wedding destination in Greece, but we’re going to take you through a less travelled road with alternative destinations that will definitely satisfy your needs for an ultimate romantic experience!ay
Here are some of our favourite less known islands and mainland regions for an unforgettable honeymoon in Greece:
1. Milos Island
Among Greeks Milos is considered the most exotic and romantic island in Cyclades, with unparalleled sunsets and incredible beaches. Milos is located in south Cyclades, in the middle of the Aegean sea, only 4 hours from Piraeus port by high-speed ferry. Its volcanic landscape has created a sight beyond one’s imagination with pink, orange, red and dazzling white rock formations even more vibrant against the background of turquoise water. The highlights of Milos are the two famous beaches Sarakiniko and Kleftiko, with their white rock formations, emerald green waters and caves eroded by the sea. Don’t miss to discover an astonishing array of beaches with a sailboat or speedboat. Amongst all the incredible islands of Greece, Milos is unique.
2. Zagori Region
Ideal romantic getaway for an alternative and adventurous honeymoon trip. Explore the colossal mountains, forest canopies, stone bridges, dramatic gorges, dragon lakes, old monasteries and picturesque villages. Located in northwest Greece, surrounded by Pindus mountain range, you will fall in love with the charming Zagorochoria villages nestled in the heart of nature. These beautiful villages stand out for their trademark traditional architecture, culture, history and rustic setting. Don’t miss to enjoy a number of cool activities, like rafting, hiking, climbing and horse riding!
3. Folegandros Island
If you crave for a bit of serenity, to escape the routine and bustling life of a cosmopolitan city, then Folegandros is exactly the type of island that you’re looking for. Tranquil, photogenic and well balanced. A honeymoon filled with long lazy lunches in a charming seaside tavern, the everlasting sound of the waves lapping on the shore and quiet evenings spent in the charming capital of Chora. Don’t miss to ascend to the church of Santa Maria, built on the highest point of Folegandros, enjoying the best sunset of your life! Without a doubt, Folegandros is the ideal honeymoon island.
4. Monemvasia Medieval Village
Have you ever stayed in a castle? Monemvasia is the famous fortress city of Greece
Have you ever stayed in a castle? Monemvasia is the famous fortress city of Greece. Located in south Peloponnese, Monemvasia has long been a favourite with couples attracted by the variety of options available for recreation in a striking landscape, with plenty of luxury accommodation choices in a romantic atmosphere. The ideal setting for an unforgettable honeymoon. It’s also a great point to explore the treasures of south Peloponnese, the mesmerising beaches, the historical sites and the highlands of Lakonia. The medieval atmosphere will surely fascinate you!
5. Kefalonia Island
The princess of Ionian islands, Kefalonia is waiting for you! The colorful villages, the blue-green water and the sandy beaches surrounded by pine trees, will give you a different scenery of Greece. Luxury accommodation, excellent services, world class restaurants and stunning beaches are the main characteristics of this beautiful island. Kefalonia is the perfect destination for a romantic honeymoon or couples’ getaway. Modern life and tradition blend nicely offering a most relaxing holiday. Don’t miss to taste a bottle of the world famous wine Robolla.
6. Pelion Region
This region is a miniature of the entire Greece. It’s a place which combines stunning mountain landscapes and beautiful coastal strips. Explore traditional stone built villages, ski slopes, mythical caves, heavenly beaches and dense forests. Here you can celebrate your honeymoon trip every season of the year and to enjoy sandy beaches both in the Pagasitikos gulf and the Aegean. Also called “the balcony of Aegean sea”, Pelion is awaiting to be revealed! Don’t miss to enjoy a number of outdoor activities and taste local delicacies.
Plan an unforgettable honeymoon in Greece where your options are nearly endless. Our honeymoon specialists will send you some personalized options with opportunities to visit bucket-list islands like Santorini and Crete as well as hidden gems like Milos, Folegandros and Amorgos too, spending a day or two in Athens to visit the world famous monuments and to experience modern Greek urban life.