In search of the top wedding venues in Santorini

Mary Beth & Andrew

Best venues for large and smaller weddings

When it comes to dreamy wedding venues, Santorini undoubtedly tops the list with its breathtaking views and romantic ambiance. The island is dotted with stunning locations that serve as perfect backdrops for a fairy tale wedding. Imagine exchanging vows against the backdrop of the iconic blue-domed churches overlooking the sparkling Aegean Sea. Picture saying “I do” as the sun sets behind the caldera, painting the sky in hues of pink and orange. Santorini’s unique landscape offers a plethora of options for couples seeking a picturesque setting for their special day. From luxurious cliffside resorts to charming vineyards and traditional Greek chapels – Santorini, has something to offer every couple’s taste and style. Do you prefer an intimate ceremony with just close family and friends? Or a grand celebration with hundreds of guests, there is a venue on this enchanting island that will cater to your needs?

Do you need a reason why?

The warm Mediterranean climate, delicious cuisine, and friendly locals add to the allure of Santorini as a wedding destination. Couples can choose to have their ceremony on a private terrace overlooking the sea. Or in a quaint courtyard surrounded by bougainvillea and olive trees. No matter where you decide to tie the knot, Santorini promises an unforgettable experience filled with love, beauty, and magic. In conclusion, Santorini’s wedding venues are truly unparalleled in their beauty and charm. If you are looking for a destination that will leave you and your guests in awe, look no further! Greek paradise awaits you. Say “yes” to love amidst the stunning landscapes of Santorini and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Here are the top 10 wedding venues in Santorini that are ideal for hosting grand celebrations:

1. Dana Villas

Ashley & Seth

Perched on the cliffs of Firostefani, Dana Villas boasts panoramic views of the island’s iconic blue domes and whitewashed buildings. Is the picturesque setting for your special day. The stunning views of the sunset make it as the number one choice for: wedding proposals, and small or intimate weddings. The venue can welcome 25 guests, and features a Bridal room. This venue is connected to the hotel that can accommodate all your loved ones that come to your wedding.

See their website.

Ashley & Seth

2. Aenaon Villas

Situated in Imerovigli, Aenaon Villas offers intimate settings with breathtaking views of the caldera. This is creating a romantic atmosphere for couples looking to exchange vows in Santorini.

Discover more on their website.

3. El Viento

A century old Wind Mill renovated to share its beauty with you and be the canvas of your wedding day. It can hold up to 100 guests on its outdoor space. The venue features the villa where the couple can use for the preparations of the wedding. Get inspired by seeing the wedding of Carla and Daniel that we captured there.

Get to know them on their website.

4. Cavo Ventus Luxury Villa

Perched on the cliffs of Akrotiri, Cavo Ventus Luxury Villa provides unparalleled privacy and luxury for couples. If you are seeking an exclusive wedding venue with panoramic views of the Aegean Sea, this private venue has a capacity of up to 100 guest, and the bride and groom can choose to stay at the villa.

For more details, see their website.

5. Rocabella Santorini Resort & Spa

Situated in Imerovigli, Rocabella Santorini Resort & Spa features stylish accommodations and a beautiful pool area overlooking the caldera. The location is perfect for hosting a lavish celebration such as Alexa and Tad’s stunning wedding we captured. The venue has the space for 130 guests for seated receptions and can host for up to 200 guests standing for cocktail parties.

Get in touch with Rocabella through their website

6. Grace Hotel Santorini

Nestled in Imerovigli, Grace Hotel Santorini combines traditional Greek architecture with modern amenities, offering a sophisticated setting for your wedding day. The venue can host intimate weddings. It has the capacity for 15 seated guests, or the lounge that caters for bigger wedding parties – with up to 40 seated reception.

7. Santorini Gem

Offering panoramic views of the caldera and, Gem provides a unique setting for couples. This wedding venue with a touch of sophistication is for up to 160 guests. From small to large wedding, you can contact them through their website.

8. Le Ciel

This terrace has a wonderful view of the Caldera and Aegean Sea. This venue can accommodate outdoor and indoor, giving you that plan B in case of bad weather, for early and late season months. Le Ciel caters for minimum 30 guests and maximum 80 seated and 120 standing. To see more, here is their website.

9. Santo Winery

With breathtaking views of the caldera and the Aegean Sea, Santo Winery offers a stunning backdrop for your wedding ceremony and reception.

10. Canaves Oia Suites & Spa

Located in the heart of Oia, Canaves Oia Suites & Spa exudes luxury and elegance, with its chic decor and stunning views of the sunset. Here you can set up your dream wedding for up to 60 guests or more.


This is not a venue but a concept! When it comes to hosting a wedding in Santorini, finding the perfect venue is key. And also, creating a memorable and magical experience for you and your guests. Santorini has such wonderful places to tie the knot. In recent years for smaller and unique weddings couples have added yacht or boat weddings to their lists.

Now, the question is what is your favorite venue in Santorini?