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Romantic Retreats: Best Greek Islands for Your Honeymoon

For a special occasion like a honeymoon, you need to go to a really special place and do all kinds of interesting activities.

Greece has more than 200 inhabited islands so deciding which one are the best greek islands for honeymoon might be a little bit complicated.

Definitely for your honeymoon you should choose something extraordinary with wonderful scenery and many beautiful attractions.

Choosing the best honeymoon islands from Greece is a pretty complicated process.

But we are here to help you!

Santorini Greece best greek islands for honeymoon
Santorini Greece best greek island for honeymoon

Based on our impressions and others reviews we made a top with the most amazing honeymoon destinations from Greece.

We will tell you why we consider each island as the best one of your honeymoon.


Santorini is considered by many as the most romantic place from Europe.

You will be witness to one of the most romantic sunsets from your life.

Many couples choose to get married in Santorini because of its wonderful scenery and incredible atmosphere.

Santorini is famous for its white cubical houses displayed on steep cliffs, blue churches spread between the houses, tasty food and romantic atmosphere.

The best greek islands for honeymoon Santorini Greece
The best greek islands for honeymoon Santorini Greece

Nothing is better than a sunset over the Caldera.

Oh! Santorini is a volcanic island and the island was shaped after a massive volcanic eruption a few hundred years ago.

The best way to explore the island is with a small rented car or with a scooter.

We suggest you rent a car and explore the island by yourself.

Scooters are better for exploring cities not for tours across the island.

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Where to stay: Lemon Suites Santorini is one of the best choices from Fira.

This wonderful hotel is located close to the bus stop and Fira centre.

It offers luxury rooms and great amenities for an unforgettable holiday.

Just 1-minute walk from the hotel you have a wonderful view over the Caldera.

2. Rhodes

Rhodes is a very secluded island located in the Dodecanese group.

The island is famous for its tasty food and very stylish all-inclusive hotels with private beaches and wonderful services.

This is the best place to be if you want to combine a few relaxing days at the beach with a few days of exploration.

Book some time and visit Lindos, one of the most beautiful villages from the area and some of the most emblematic places full of histories like Lindos Acropolis and the Palace of Grand Master of the Knights.

Rhodes Rodos Greece Greek Island for Honeymoon Couples
Rhodes Rodos Greece Greek Island for Honeymoon Couples

Visiting Rhodes, one of the best greek islands for honeymoon is a good opportunity to try the local cuisine.

Dolmades (stuffed vine leaves), gemista (stuffed tomatoes and bell peppers), fava (a dip mode of pureed split peas) and portokalopita (cake with oranges and yoghurt) are just some of the specialities we recommend you to try.

Where to stay: Sentido Port Royal is our recommendation for your greek holiday.

It is an adults-only resort with one of the best all-inclusive menus we’ve ever had.

The outdoor pool, the bars and the lobby are designed having in mind the idea of relaxation and help you get really quickly into the holiday mood.

The hotel is located right near the beach and guests of the hotel can enjoy a private beach.

3. Kalymnos

Located also in the Dodecanese islands between Kos and Leros, Kalymnos is a beautiful island famous for its amazing landscapes.

Kalymnos, one of the best greek islands for honeymoon is more difficult to reach than its sisters Rhodes or Kos.

Being so remote, Kalymnos is a paradise for couples and a great destination for your honeymoon.

It is one of the very few places from Greece where traditions are still alive.

Beautiful Greece Beach Water Rocks
Beautiful Greece Beach Water Rocks

Once you get here a romantic feel of an old-world surrounds you.

On the island are 4 large beaches where you can relax and enjoy the sun: Kantouni, Masouri, Gefira and Kalamies.

Where to stay: Masouriblu Boutique Hotel is our suggestion for your holiday.

It is a wonderful hotel with most of the rooms offering a wonderful sea view.

The hotel is located right near Masouri beach, just 7 kilometres away from Kalymnos Town.

4. Corfu or Kerkyra

Wild olive trees, golden beaches and blue waters are the main pieces of the magnificent landscape of Corfu island.

Corfu or Kerkyra as the Greeks names the island is located in the Ionian Seas and is famous among tourists for its wonderful snorkelling areas.

Go east and find the beautiful fishing village of Kassiopi where you should have a walk along the narrow streets of the village and then go to the beach to enjoy the beautiful colour of the water and the golden sandy beach.

On the west part of the island is the very famous Canal D’amour beach and the town of Sidari.

Corfu Korfu Corfu Greece Kerkyra Honeymoon
Corfu Korfu Corfu Greece Kerkyra Honeymoon

Take some memorable photos of the sunset from the beach and then head up to Sidari where you can find many restaurants and bar where you can spend your evening.

Where to stay: Domes Miramare Corfu is a secluded hotel located close to the beach.

Some of the rooms have sea views and a few have a private pool.

The hotel has many recreation areas, including a tennis court, fitness area and outdoor pool.

From the reception desk, you can rent a bicycle to explore the whole area.

5. Zakynthos is one of the best greek islands for honeymoon

Zakynthos is one of the most romantic places we have ever been to. It is a very beautiful island with many hidden beaches and attractions.

A top attraction on the island is a boat trip to Blue Cave and Navagio beach. Book a private tour with a glass-bottom boat for a memorable day.

For those interested in snorkelling this is a great place to be.

Zakynthos Greece Greek Island for families
Zakynthos Greece Greek Island for families

Head up north, right near the windmills and put your snorkelling mask and admire the beautiful fishes from the area.

Looking for a memorable sunset?

Great! You will find it in the north part of the island!

From the beach, you will have one of the most romantic sunsets ever.

And for an unforgettable experience, we recommend you to try the helicopter ride over Navagio Beach and Keri cape.

Where to stay: Zante Maris Suites is our suggestion for your honeymoon escape.

The hotel is located in Tsilivi, 10 minutes walk from the beach.

All the rooms are modern and well equipped and some of them have a private pool.

These are the best greek islands for honeymoon.

All of them offer unique attractions and are extremely beautiful!

Choose one of them depending on what you want to do on your honeymoon!


Wednesday 20th of May 2020

Going anywhere in Greece is a dream. These places looks fabulous. I wanna go to each one of these places omg. So dreamy! Your pictures are just amazing.

You are so lucky to have experience a trip like this. It is all so beautiful. I can't even imagine the great memories you guys have collected after this vacation.

I love your blog and this post is just WOW. Thank you for this!

Sonia Hash

Sunday 24th of May 2020

Hi Inna and thank you for your comment! Greece is indeed a wonderful country and we have many beautiful memories of our trip to this country! Greece islands are just amazing! Each island is unique and special! It is so hard to make a top with the best islands because all are great, but these 5 from this article are by far the best for a honeymoon!