Ever feel like if you’ve seen one wedding venue, you’ve seen them all? If you’re looking for somewhere a little different to seal your love with friends and family, here’s a hand-picked selection of stunning wineries offering a twist on tradition and touch of dreaminess to boot! Let My Cyprus Insider lead you towards a few roads less travelled…
1. Ktima Christoudia, Kato Drys
Situated on the Kato Drys – Vavla road, just a short drive outside the centre of Kato Drys village, the story of this place is rather interesting, having first opened its doors when Yiannis and Alexia Christoudia got married and began to make their own wine as a hobby.
Now attracting visitors from near and far to sip on their produce, the stunning location of Ktima Christoudia Winery is the perfect place to host your dream wedding, celebrating your love with endless panoramic views across the undulating countryside.
Where? Kato Drys – Vavlas Road, Kato Drys, Larnaca district. Tel: (+357) 99 813075
2. Hadjiantonas Winery, Pareklishia
Take a drive outside Limassol and head towards the village of Pereklishia where you’ll find a stunning winery going by the name of Hadjiantonas that really is the thing that dreams are made of.
Whether you’re planning a lavish party for hundreds of guests or an intimate and cosy affair, the landscaped gardens and striking stonebuilt winery provide just the right ingredients for your special day. And what sets this winery apart, is that there’s even a swimming pool on the grounds for blissful summer weddings!
Where? Pareklishia village, Limassol district. Tel: (+357) 25 991199
3. Dafermou Winery (Ktima Dafermou), Lefkara
While Lefkara villages itself has a well-earned reputation as one of the prettiest villages in Cyprus, telling tales of bygone days, Pano Lefkara is home to one of the most magical venues for a wedding reception: the Ktima Dafermou winery.
With superb gardens boasting unobstructed sea and mountain views, the lawn dotted with olive trees can accommodate guests between April and mid-October for an outdoor ceremony to remember. In the winter months, there’s plenty of space indoors to host your wedding, boasting minimalist open plan design.
Where? Ktima Dafermou, Lefkara Road, Larnaca district. Tel: (+357) 70008373
4. Aes Ambelis Winery, Kalo Chorio Orinis
Aes Ambelis winery transforms into a fantastic wedding reception venue as the sun goes down over the surrounding mountain peaks. Set in Kalo Chorio Orinis, not too far outside Nicosia (about 28 km from the centre), the winery is surrounded by a lovely three-hectare vineyard filled with Maratheftiko and Shiraz varieties.
The winery itself boasts a cutting-edge two-level design which includes modern winemaking facilitie, and if you choose to host your wedding here, buffet tables can be laid out in the indoor area as guests nip inside the unique space to load their plates with savoury and sweet treats. Outside, tables are strewn across the green lawn under the moonlight, with a dance floor area giving everyone the chance to party under the open skies!
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Where? Kalo Chorio Orninis, Nicosia district. Tel: (+357) 99-651361