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Out of the Blue Resort

Aghia Pelaghia , Heraklion , Crete, 71500, Greece

Crete Orthodox Wedding Package

If you're planning a Greek Orthodox wedding in Crete this could be the wedding package you're looking for.

  • Orthodox wedding package: € 2,400
  • Wedding at “St. Athanasios” chapel
  • Expert wedding planning and management
  • Personalised to your style

Out of the Blue resort not only have a team of expert wedding planners waiting to assist with every aspect of the design, planning and management of your big day.., but the gorgeous, traditional, and privately owned, Saint Athanassios Chapel in the middle of the resort has to be one of the most romantic places to get married on the island.

Just check out the photos in the gallery.

See below for full details of the wedding package inclusions and then use the 'Request to Book' button to get in touch with the wedding team at the resort.

All wedding enquiries are responded to personally by the wedding planners at the property, and they will be able to give you the best advice and recommendations to plan a wedding day of your dreams... created personally to suit your event, style and unique preferences as a couple.

Package Includes

  • Private arrival & departure transfers for the couple with airconditioned car (airport - hotel - airport)
  • Welcome drink for the couple, upon arrival (fresh lemonade & mint)
  • Sparkling wine, flowers & Greek traditional desserts in the couple’s room, upon arrival
  • The bride’s bouquet & the groom’s boutonnière (olive branches & seasonal white flowers) for the wedding ceremony
  • Provision of two (2) Greek orthodox witnesses for the wedding ceremony (optional service)
  • Arrangements and booking of the hotel private chapel “St. Athanasios” for the wedding ceremony
  • Decoration of “St. Athanasios” chapel entrance with flowers (olive branches & seasonal white flowers)
  • Two floral (olive branches & seasonal white flowers) & candle arrangements with pedestals at the “St. Athanasios” chapel entrance
  • A small table during the wedding ceremony for the priest to place the wine tray, the traditional sugar & almond wedding sweets (“koufeta”), the Bible, the wedding wreaths and a fresh olive branch wedding wreath for the couple tied with white ribbon
  • Two (2) baskets with rice and flower petals
  • Greek red wine “Mavrodafni” during the wedding ceremony
  • 1 kg of traditional sugar & almond wedding sweets (“koufeta”)
  • A wedding cake (white cake with almond-cream filling or white cake with chocolate cream filling / 7 kgs for up to 50 persons)
  • The night of the wedding: decoration of the bed with flower petals and traditional sugar & almond wedding sweets “koufeta”
  • The night of the wedding: one (1) bottle of sparkling wine in the newlyweds room
  • Sparkling wine wedding breakfast in the privacy of the newlyweds room, the morning after the wedding
  • 20 photographs (13 X 18cm) by the resort’s photographer, capturing your special wedding moments
  • A wedding gift from the resort
  • 15% discount on selected SPA treatments before or after the wedding
  • Documentation assistance & settlement of legal costs and associated fees, announcement of the wedding on a local newspaper, marriage license, wedding supervision / coordination fees, Orthodox priest & assistant, preparation of all local documents needed, settlement of registry office’s fees
  • Romantic dinner for two on every wedding anniversary (when staying at the resort)


  • Private arrival & departure transfers with airconditioned Mercedes S-class limousine
  • Special rates for bachelor & hen party prior to the wedding day
  • Special rates for wedding cocktail / reception

Package Policies


  • Orthodox wedding package: € 2,400
  • Depending the venue selection set up / a private hire fee may be applicable
  • Arch or Gazebo construction not included Orthodox Wedding Package


  • Birthday certificates of the couple translated into both English & Greek language, from the home embassy of town Consulate
  • Document from the town council proving that neither the bride nor groom is currently married to anyone. In case of divorce, a certificate is required from each divorced party
  • Photo copies of the bride and groom’s passports
  • All necessary documents must be translated into Greek language by the local Greek Consulate in the country of the couple.
  • All requested documents must be received at least 1 month prior to the date of the marriage