Honeymoons in Cyprus

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Cyprus Overview

When it comes to choosing a honeymoon location it needs to be somewhere that suits you both as a couple. If you're looking for a honeymoon which includes sun, sea and sand, then the island of Cyprus could be the perfect location for you. Why not stay at one of the stunning hotel resorts and experience what Cyprus has to offer.

If you're after sun, sea and sand on your honeymoon then why not consider the island of Cyprus. After a long flight from South Africa you'll be ready to relax and unwind so why not visit the Omeriye Hamam for some good old fashioned pummelling at the most luxurious Turkish Baths on the Island. If you're looking for adventure then the Akamas Peninsular offers mile after mile of untamed wilderness dotted with craggy Alepp pines. Explore the old city of Limassol or visit the souvenir shops of Pathos. Eat in tavernas and party all night. However you spend your honeymoon in Cyprus, it will be an unforgettable experience.

Key Facts for Cyprus

Currency: Euro

Capital: Nicosia

Language: Greek and Turkish

Flight time: 10 hours from Johannesburg

When to Honeymoon in Cyprus

When to go:
– With plenty of sunshine all year round, any time is possible to visit Cyprus. The summer stretches from mid May to mid October and can get extremely hot, although it is refreshingly cool in the Troodos Mountains. Early Spring is a great time to visit as the island comes alive with vibrant flowers and the temperature is pleasantly warm. Even the winter months have plenty of sunshine although there is more chance of rain.

Flight information:

– Most flights from South Africa include at least two stops. Egypt Air and Aegean fly from Johannesburg with stops at Cairo and Athens before landing in Larnaca some 17 hours later.


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Getting Married in Cyprus

If you're looking for a European destination at which to get married that has a stunning coastline, gorgeous beaches, historical sights and great nightlife, then why not consider the island of Cyprus. Named the “Island of Love” Cyprus has a wide choice of venues in which to exchange your vows,  including 5 star hotel resorts, yachts, and even golf clubs besides traditional churches. If you're considering weddings abroad in Cyprus you'll also find plenty of stunning venues in which to host your reception as well as a myriad of adventures for a honeymoon here as well.

Marriage Requirements


The wedding application must be made in person to the Marriage Officer of your chosen region. You can get married after 3 clear working days spent on the island by applying for a Special Licence or you can wait until you have been on the island for more than 15 working days and obtain  an ordinary marriage licence. The documents you require are a valid 10 year passport with at least 6 months remaining on it, full birth certificates, affidavits to state that you are both free to marry, Notice of Marriage and a baptism certificate (if getting married in church). If you are a divorcee or widower you will need to provide the relevant papers. The cost of  the marriage licence is €282. Catholic weddings are only legal if the couple have had a civil ceremony first and cost €600 including the service of the priest. Anglican weddings cost €630 including a “Form B” and services of the priest. To learn more visit http://www.ucm.org.cy/ENG/civil_marriages.htm