One of the most exciting parts of an engagement is planning for your dream honeymoon. This is especially true if you and your fiancé love to travel. If you have your hearts set on European travel, you’ll find that the continent has a lot of ideal locations for love and romance.
Add to the great memories your wedding has surely provided by choosing the Greek islands as your honeymoon destination! Greece travel might be centered on exploring Athens’ historical sites, but the country’s 6000 islands, scattered in the warm waters of southern Europe, will provide a great experience for newlyweds.
If you love incredible scenery, hospitable locals, and delectable food, the Greek isles beckon you. Each inhabited island, of which there are more than 200, will provide a different experience from the rest. History, romance, culture - the Greek islands have it all.
Take a walk through the island of Mykonos, and watch the sunset with your new spouse near its famed windmills. You can also hop on a ferry to the nearby island of Delos, said to be the birthplace of Greek gods Apollo and Artemis. Once you get back to Mykonos, keep an eye out for pelicans roaming about - they’re considered mascots of the island!
You may see a lot of group trips heading to famed Santorini, and it’s really no wonder. The island is famous for its beautiful blue domed structures, and a sunset that’s second to none. Take a stroll holding hands on Santorini’s famous red beach, and then visit the Bronze Age settlement of Akrotiri, buried under volcanic ash around 1627 BC. Toast to wedded bliss with the island’s wine, probably the best in the country.
The largest Greek island, Crete, also has much to offer. History buffs will enjoy exploring the palace of Knossos and marveling at ancient Venetian and Turkish structures at Chania. Those looking for a livelier atmosphere will find it at Malia; if you were wanting to splurge, the resorts and villas of Elounda have you covered.
The rest of the Greek isles each have their own unique attractions; if the engaged couple can’t choose just one, the country is perfect for island hopping, with its extensive network of flights and ferries.
Not even fast-paced group travel can see all the islands in one trip, so don’t rush through them; remember that you can always come back to see more. The options can get confusing, though, and a wedding is hard enough to plan as it is!
This is where professionals like Platinum Key Travel Concierge can come in handy. By letting them know your personal preferences, Platinum Key will curate the perfect Greek isle itinerary for you. Choose to have Platinum Key plan your Greek honeymoon, and you’ll have unforgettable memories to always look back on.
The Greek islands are perfect for every type of traveler. Have a beautiful, romantic honeymoon on the Greek isles and a wonderful start to your marriage. Who knows - you may even come back with family in tow someday.
- Platinum Key Travel Concierge, LLC