Greek Islands Honeymoon Guide

Plan the perfect honeymoon in the Greek Islands. Uncover the best islands, beaches and attractions with our comprehensive guide to the best Greek Island honeymoon destinations.

Find the perfect island for your honeymoon in Greece, today! Or combine your honeymoon with a destination wedding in Greece.

Santorini, Greece

The glamorous island of Santorini is often considered the most dramatically beautiful of all the Greek Islands and, along with Mykonos, is also one of the most expensive.

But don’t let the cost put you off enjoying a honeymoon or romantic getaway here, for Santorini offers all the necessary ingredients for the perfect Greek Island romance and is the perfect choice for a honeymoon in Europe and the Greek Islands.

Unwind on a choice of beaches, then soak up the ambience of Santorini's picturesque villages by strolling a labyrinth of narrow and winding cobblestone streets lined with fashion boutiques, jewellery shops, gourmet restaurants and sophisticated boutique hotels.

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Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos – arguably the most glamorous and expensive of all the Greek Islands – boasts everything you need for a perfect honeymoon in Greece.

Discover picturesque white-washed houses and blue-domed churches, classy boutique shopping, exciting nightlife, a cosmopolitan (some would say hedonistic) atmosphere and a selection of long sandy beaches ranging from family friendly to secluded and clothing-optional.

Get lost in the labyrinth of narrow cobbled streets that meander through the cubist charms of Old Mykonos town.

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With its year-round pleasant climate, ancient Greek temples, World Heritage-listed medieval Old Town, pristine mountainous interior and coastline of beautiful clean beaches, Rhodes offers all the ingredients you need for the perfect Greek Island honeymoon.

Visit the beautiful hilltop town of Lindos, wander narrow winding streets lined with white-washed houses, explore the 15th century hilltop fortress, admire the ancient Greek temple that sits within the walls, then cool off with a swim in the nearby beach.

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Bustling beach resorts, an energetic nightlife, distinctive historic architecture and friendly locals are just some of the reasons why Corfu still remains one of the most popular Greek Islands for a honeymoon in Greece.

With its lush green landscape of cypress trees, vineyards and shimmering olive groves fringed by blue bays and long golden-sand beaches, Corfu is one of most beautiful islands in Greece.

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Naxos is the largest and most fertile island in the Cyclades, famous for its long golden-sand beaches and crystalline turquoise waters – a perfect choice for a Greek Island honeymoon in Greece.

Away from the coast, discover a mountainous interior scattered with traditional whitewashed villages and a network of old footpaths – perfect for hiking – that snake between hilltop villages, old Byzantine churches and ancient Venetian ruins.

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The tranquil and picturesque Greek Island of Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is the largest of the Ionian Islands. Discover elegant neo-classical buildings, medieval churches, weather-sculpted sea caves and a choice of gorgeous golden-sand beaches.

Stroll the picturesque waterfront of Zante town, see artefacts dating back to the 12th century at the Byzantine Museum, enjoy panoramic views from the hilltop ruins of the Venetian fortress and don't miss Navagio Beach – a pocket of gorgeous white sand that sits surrounded on three sides by towering vertical cliffs of white rock.

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With its picturesque landscape of undulating verdant hills sprinkled with whitewashed villages, unspoiled fishing villages, lively nightlife and beautiful beaches, Paros offers all the ingredients you need for a perfect Greek Island honeymoon in Greece.

Stroll the picture-perfect winding stone streets of Parikia, past marble fountains and humble whitewashed houses adorned with blue-painted doors, window frames and shutters.

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Escape the high-season crowds that overwhelm the more popular of the Greek Islands by heading to tranquil Alonissos for a quiet honeymoon getaway.

Also transliterated as Alonnisos or Alonisos, this small, authentic Greek isle is renowned for its rugged, unspoiled natural beauty, gorgeous beaches and pristine clear waters, which are considered to be the cleanest in the Aegean Sea.

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With its long picture-perfect golden beaches fringed by lush pine forests, fascinating medieval sites, energetic nightlife and huge choice of accommodation, cosmopolitan Skiathos boasts all the ingredients you need for the perfect Greek Island honeymoon.

Stroll the picturesque narrow alleyways of the old town, crowded with traditional whitewashed houses topped by red-tile roofs that sprawl across a hillside overlooking the quaint harbour.

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Famous as the island home of the mythical King Odysseus, and perhaps Homer, the tiny, unspoiled and beautiful green island of Ithaca offers all the ingredients you need for a tranquil Greek Island honeymoon.

Easily explored on foot and by car, Ithaca (or Ithaka) consists of two large peninsulas joined by a narrow isthmus with a landscape of vertical cliffs and mountains on the west coast and rolling hills scattered with cypress trees and olive groves on the east.

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With its dramatic mountain ranges, sprawling vineyards, picturesque villages, Roman ruins, venerated monasteries, good walking trails and some of Greece’s best beaches, Kefalonia (also spelt Cephalonia) offers all the ingredients you need for a wonderful Greek Island honeymoon holiday or romantic getaway.

Best known as the movie setting for Louis de Bernières’ Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Kefalonia is easy to explore on foot and by car.

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The famous ‘party island’ of Ios is just a short ferry ride from Santorini, making it a great option for a day trip.

Of course you can always stay longer – a choice of accommodation and activities, from simply relaxing on some of Greece’s best beaches, to swimming, diving, windsurfing and water skiing, making in a perfect honeymoon and romantic getaways destination.

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Latest update: Greek Islands Honeymoon Guide: 11 July, 2024