Greece is a destination that is often chosen when it comes to a honeymoon. Logical, because it is relatively close by, it is very romantic and (generally) also affordable! In this blog we take you with us, why Karpathos is a perfect island to celebrate your honeymoon! So if you are getting married and planning a honeymoon, then this blog is for you!
Why Honeymoon to Karpathos?
Karpathos is perfect for couples and therefore really suitable as a honeymoon destination. You will find the Greek island about a 3.5-hour flight from the Netherlands. It is located between the larger islands of Crete and Rhodes. Perfect as far as the flight distance is concerned! In addition, Karpathos is simply a wonderfully romantic place for couples. The island is nice and quiet especially in May / June and from mid-September. In addition, it has beautiful places to swoon away during a sunrise or sunset.
Let's not forget the beautiful beaches on Karpathos that give an extra romantic vibe to your honeymoon. In addition, in Greece of course also nice and affordable. Okay the plane tickets to Karpathos are a bit more expensive than to other Greek islands, but otherwise it is not so bad! The accommodation is in your own hands of course. But in terms of eating out or activities, you don't have to worry, those prices are very affordable. With dinner we usually spend about 25 euros with the two of us. Any activities do not have to cost anything, think of days at the beach, hiking, snorkeling etc.!
Accommodation for your honeymoon to Karpathos
Karpathos has a lot of nice accommodations to offer for a honeymoon. Assuming that you are looking for something special, we have listed a number of accommodations for you! All beautiful places to make your honeymoon to Karpathos even more perfect!
Lux View Villas
These beautiful villas can be found in the North of Karpathos, near the beach of Kyra Panagia. TheLux View Villas are nice and private so you will not be disturbed by all the tourists who walk by. The villas have everything you need for a perfect honeymoon including a beautiful private pool / jacuzzi! A short walk (nice and steep!) you have a number of beautiful beaches such as Kato Lako, but also Kyra Panagia, the beach with one of the most photographed churches in Greece can be found here. You will need a car to get here and to go out for dinner in the evening.
Althea Boutique Hotel
If you are not so fond of being completely closed off and you prefer to be in a cozy village, then Althea Boutique Hotel might be more your thing! This lovely hotel is located in the village of Amoopi. Restaurants can be found here within walking distance and the beaches are also beautiful and easily accessible. If you book a package for this hotel, you do not necessarily need a car, because the bus just drives here.
In the village of Finiki you have Arpathea Villas. These villas are of a decent size and have a great private infinity pool in the garden! Here too you are a bit more remote so a car is necessary if you want to eat out or go to the beach. Still, if you don't mind, you could walk to the town of Finiki which is about a 25-minute walk away.
At about 5 minutes from the airport you will find Poseidon Hotel. This hotel is best known for the restaurant that goes with it. This is run by a Dutchman with his Greek wife. Angela has participated in Masterchef Greece. So you can expect special dishes!
The hotel offers nice, standard rooms. In addition, they have 2 special suites, one of which has a jacuzzi. Perfect for your honeymoon!
New accommodations 2019
In May 2019 there will be two very nice accommodations on Karpathos that are also perfect for a honeymoon. These are Theros Luxury Villas in Afiartis and Anassa Suites in Amoopi. Anassa Suites is also from a Dutch, how nice is that! Be sure to take a look at the website of both spots, they are really beautiful.
Need honeymoon tips?
Are you still looking for tips for the perfect honeymoon? On the website of Girls of honour you will find a lot of nice information. The website of The perfect wedding also wrote an article with general information for a honeymoon to Greece.
We are curious! Are you already married? Where did your honeymoon go?