Wed in Cyprus – The Magical island
Cyprus is a truly magical island. Couples who decide to get wed in the Island, can enjoy captivating scenery, warm Mediterranean waters and fascinating myths and legends. The Island of Love got its name from being the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite; Goddess of love, beauty and pleasure.
Visit Petra tou Romiou, a rock off the shore along the main road from Paphos to Limassol, where Aphrodite floated ashore on a scallop shell by the soft breezes of the Zephyrs. Local legend has it that if you swim around the rock 3 times at midnight Aphrodite will make you 10 years younger.
The Paphos District is also home to the famous Aphrodite Baths; a natural grotto surrounded in greenery where the Goddess of Love bathed. It was at this enchanting rock pool that Adonis and Aphrodite first met. Adonis was hunting in the forest when he stumbled upon Aphrodite bathing naked beneath the waterfall.
and get lost in mythical tales of love, lust and wonderment.
Get Wed Under The Sun
Cyprus weddings mean guaranteed sunshine for your big day. The beautiful island has around 340 days of sunshine per year. In fact, it has the warmest climate in in the Mediterranean – sub-tropical with very mild winters and hot summers. Temperatures range from an average of 17 degrees Celsius in January to 32 degrees in August. In summer, you can enjoy the daily average of 11 hours of sunshine.
Many couples choose to get wed slightly off season in May or September – after all, brides do not sweat. Winter is also a great time to get married too as resorts are less busy and you can enjoy quieter, more intimate time together. Whenever you choose – you won’t need to worry about the typical British weather putting a dampener on your special day.
Cyprus weddings vs. getting married in the UK
Guaranteed sun – with around 340 days of sunshine, there’s no chance of your big day being spoilt by the wet UK weather. Get wed under the Sun!
Great Photos – bright blue skies, moody sunsets and spectacular scenery means your wedding photos will be amazing.
You’re already on honeymoon – rather than having to perfectly co-ordinate honeymoon arrangements with your big day, you can just keep on celebrating.
Save money – weddings abroad tend to be much cheaper than UK events, so you’ll get much more for your money.
Do something unique – make your special day even more memorable and give your family and friends an event they’ll never forget.
Idyllic Holiday Destination
Cyprus is the most idyllic holiday destination in Europe and it’s perfect for couples. Here are some romantic things to see and do when you visit.
Turkish baths ….
Visit the ancient city of Nicosia and Omeriye Hamam; the restored 14th century Turkish baths. Lie back in the ornate rooms and participate in this age-old tradition, you’ll leave feeling totally energised.
Aphrodite’s Rock ….
Between Paphos and Limassol; where love goddess Aphrodite is said to have emerged from the sea. Legend has it if you swim around the rock three times at midnight you will be granted eternal youth.
Sunset Cruise ….
Go on a catamaran cruise and share the colourful Mediterranean sunset.
Go to the Theatre ….
At the ancient amphitheatre in Limassol – see an opera or a Greek tragedy such as the Bacchae which tells the mythical story of King Pentheus who is punished by Dionysus, the god of wine.