Thursday, 14 January 2010

Elafonissi fantasy wedding, Crete

Good afternoon all,

As mentioned I am having a little fantasy week, where I am posting on all the far fetched or l esser known areas in Greece that I would love to organise a wedding at!

Today we're headed over to the gorgeous island of Crete and one of the most gorgeous beaches in the country called Elafonissi, the translation is deer island, although it is actually a tiny sand island in the middle of the sea!

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My idea would be to hold the wedding ceremony on this tiny island, followed by the reception on the beach, with bonfires, tikki lamps, great seafood, cocktails and elegant tables and chairs to contrast the informal surroundings!

I could even see a picnic set up for those wanting a really informal affair, blankets instead of tables and a picnic basket packed to the brim with yummy food! Sounds really amazing!

The secret is to choose high summer to ensure good weather, if possible an evening with a full moon and plenty of candlelight to create a really romantic atmosphere!

A night time dip is essential when choosing this option!

Only 5 klm away from Elafonissi beach, lies the incredible monastery of Panagia Chrysoskalitissa, so for those looking for a Greek Orthodox wedding, this would be an ideal combination.

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1 comment:

jackmarie said...

Wow! What a location of ‘Elafonissi’! By God, I am really moved by its charm. But it would be so expensive to book this place for my wedding. So can you share about such beautiful locations of San Antonio Wedding venues but at affordable rates?