Make your wedding even more special and memorable by getting married in Cyprus. Choose one of many places and ways to make your wedding day unique. All cities have their own municipal offices where couples can have a civil ceremony and receive their marriage licence. If a couple prefers a religious ceremony, they must first apply for their marriage licence at the municipal offices and then make arrangements for the ceremony to take place at the religious venue of their choice.
Here are some tips and information to help you determine where you’d like to tie the knot in Cyprus.
Nicosia, the capital city of Cyprus, offers many unique locations for wedding celebrations. The most popular venues are the gardens of Nicosia’s Town Hall and Famagusta Gate. Other venues include Nicosia’s municipal pool, the Pallouriotisa old market, the Mills Cultural Centre and Melina Mercouri Hall. Apart from these places, you have your choice of hotels with lovely reception halls and swimming pools, like the Hilton.
Please note that all state services required to register nuptial documents, such as ministries and embassies, are located in Nicosia.
The popular worldwide tourist destination Ayia Napa is also a top wedding destination for thousands of couples from Europe and the Middle East. Couples marry in this cosmopolitan resort and enjoy a romantic wedding-honeymoon vacation. Choose from the wide range of available venues to suit your desires. from a romantic barefoot ceremony on a golden sandy beach to a formal, traditional ballroom event, Ayia Napa’s venues are ideal to create unforgettable memories on your special day.
A popular wedding venue is the seaside Ammos (Kampouri) Beach, which is stylishly decorated in a romantic theme. It’s a top choice for those who dream of a beach wedding on a fabulous golden beach.
Other popular venues include Cape Greco National Park which offers breathtaking sunsets and the Aoratos Venue (Juniper Tree), with the most photographed tree in Ayia Napa. The Ayia Napa Town Hall with its Amphitheatre (except during July and August) is also a great venue. Last, the Old Church of Ayios Epifanios, including the Cross on the Hill and the Cave of Ayios Epifanios, offers an excellent and romantic atmosphere. All three options enjoy panoramic views of Ayia Napa. In addition to these three options, there are a number of hotel wedding venues in town and the environs. There is an additional fee for civil ceremonies at the hotels or at other venues. For more information, visit the town’s website
The irresistible natural beauty of Protaras-Paralimni may have been created for weddings and honeymoons! Crystal clear waters, golden sandy beaches, romantic sunsets and a thousand shades of blue form the perfect backdrop for the most intimate, romantic moments of your life.
Whether you decide to have your wedding in the main town of Paralimni or in the tourist resort of Protaras, you will have plenty of options for your civil ceremony. The municipality has its own indoor and outdoor venues while couples may also choose to have their ceremonies in hotels. If the latter is your choice, then an appointed marriage officer will travel to your chosen hotel venue to conduct the ceremony.
Other impressive locations include the recently restored Paralimni Town Hall, the romantic Profitis Elias Gardens and seaside venues such as Pernera Blue Waters, just metres away from the pedestrian walkway location.
According to the municipality’s website, licensed venues include Capo Bay Hotel, Cavo Maris Beach Hotel, Constantinos the Great, Crystal Springs Beach Hotel, Golden Coast Beach Hotel, Grecian Park Hotel, Marlita Hotel Apts, Odessa Hotel, Pernera Beach Hotel, Silver Sands Beach Hotel, Sunrise Beach Hotel and Vrissiana Boutique Beach Hotel.
More information is available from the municipality’s website
When it comes to planning a wedding, most couples envision sunshine, a magnificent coastline, beautiful scenery and a location that evokes romance. It is no wonder then that Larnaca is a firm favourite for weddings, as it ticks all the boxes and offers much more.
The Larnaca Municipality offers assistance and advice to those wishing to plan their wedding in town. The municipality strives to create a unique and memorable event in a friendly atmosphere. While civil ceremonies can be performed in the restored mansion of the town hall, you can alternatively choose one of Larnaca’s glorious outdoor backdrops such as the Medieval Castle, the Promenade, or the beach.
The Larnaca Salt Lake, one of the region’s top attractions, is also available for a more unusual outdoor ceremony. And if you choose to marry between the months of October and March, the migrating flamingos in their characteristic bright pink flocks will also witness your vows! As the region’s beach bars and cafes have increased in popularity, so have weddings at these particular locations—especially on the strip of Makenzy—with couples exchanging vows on the sand, then enjoying a reception at the trendy venues. Whether it is under the sun or under the stars, the ambiance is equally beguiling, and these modern costal weddings enjoy a distinct island atmosphere.
For general information, visit the municipality’s website.
Many tourists choose the dynamic and growing seaside city of Limassol as their wedding destination. The Limassol Municipality offers couples the opportunity to get married at locations as diverse as a seafront pier, the Limassol Zoo or even the Mediaeval Castle in the old town centre. Combining a romantic atmosphere, the endless blue and open skies of the town’s coast and organised wedding services, Limassol has been gaining in popularity as a wedding location in recent years.
In addition to civil wedding ceremonies at the town hall, couples that choose to get married in Limassol are offered a range of beautiful location options, including the Enaerios Pier, the pier at Molos promenade next to Limassol Marina or by the beach of the Olympic Coast.
More information as well as contact information can be found on their website.
When it comes to choosing a destination for your wedding, there is no better place than the city where Aphrodite, the goddess of love, was born. In addition to the beauty of the city and the wide variety of venues for weddings, the link Paphos has with Aphrodite makes it an ideal spot for the overseas wedding market.
Some venues that are commonly chosen for this very special day include the Paphos Town Hall, the Town Hall of Yeroskipou (The Sacred Garden), the small picturesque village of Pegeia and the small town of Polis. There are also many hotels in Paphos that are suitable for weddings; these are becoming the most popular choice for tourists.
General information as well as contact information can be found on the Paphos Municipality website