Santorini Micro-wedding

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In the breathtaking landscape of Santorini, where the azure sea meets the picturesque caldera, Nahessa and Jordan embarked on their Mediterranean-inspired wedding journey. Bathed in shades of blue and yellow, with lemons as their guiding motif, their special day unfolded in an enchanting celebration of love and summer vibes.

Like a modern-day fairytale, Nahessa and Jordan’s love story began with a chance encounter on Tinder. Their paths, entwined by destiny, led them to this moment—a beautiful union fueled by laughter, shared adventures, and an undeniable connection. From their first phone call to Jordan’s creative proposal on Block Island, their love blossomed into something extraordinary, setting the stage for a lifetime of joy and togetherness.

the proposal

A day that started like any other transformed into a life-changing experience for Nahessa. With meticulous planning and the assistance of her sister, Jordan orchestrated a surprise engagement that took her breath away. Against the backdrop of their favorite nature park, surrounded by loved ones and the unspoken beauty of nature, Jordan knelt down on one knee and professed his eternal love. Overwhelmed with joy, Nahessa tearfully said “Yes!”—a magical moment forever etched in their hearts.

Tell us a bit about the day

From Tonia & Theodore, the photographers: Mediterranean elegance intertwined with whimsical boho elements, as Nahessa and Jordan’s wedding came to life on the stunning island of Santorini. Immersed in the vibrant colors of blue and yellow, reminiscent of sun-kissed lemons, their vision was flawlessly executed. From bamboo decorative pieces to intricate details, every aspect exuded a summer charm, transforming the venue into a Mediterranean paradise.

As fate would have it, Santorini surprised the couple with an uncommon rainy day. However, the weather failed to dampen their spirits or the joy shared among the guests. Embracing the unexpected, Nahessa and Jordan reveled in the magical ambiance, creating lasting memories under the rain-kissed skies.

The following day, under sunny skies, Nahessa and Jordan embarked on a captivating photo session against the dramatic backdrop of Santorini’s iconic Caldera. Bathed in golden light, they captured their love in timeless photographs, forever preserving the radiance that illuminated their souls.

how was the location chosen?

The couple chose Santorini for its breathtaking landscapes and romantic ambiance.
Santorini’s uniqueness, especially its breathtaking views, was a deciding factor.
They chose Europe and Santorini for its romantic ambiance, creating the perfect setting for their love story.

Permits are typically required and obtained through local authorities or venue management.
Santorini is often chosen for symbolic ceremonies due to its views, and legal ceremonies may involve bureaucratic processes.
The location is generally accessible, but specific venues may have different levels of ease. Most are suitable for all ages.

What are your tips for an elopement or micro-wedding here?

From Tonia and Theodore, the photographers: hire local vendors who understand the area, seek advice from couples who have married there before, and trust experienced professionals for a seamless experience.

The best times to visit Santorini for an elopement are in May and late September to October, avoiding the peak tourist season.

The vendors:

Photography: Tonia & Theodore Fine Art Photography
Event planner: Zachou Events
Reception Venue: Pyrgos
Cake Designer: PetranArt
Floral Designer: Red Box Days 
Rentals: Christar Events
Stationery: Happy Canto
Sound & Lighting: Sound Color Events
Wedding gown: Pnina Tornai
Jewelry: Kendra Scott
Bridal shoes: Badgley Mischka
Suit: Ralph Lauren
Groom’s shoes: To Boot New York
Cufflinks: Cartier

The Photos:

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