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Ina Merethe and Christopher from Norway

Dear Lila, Vanda, and all you other wonderful people at Heliotopos.

We are now at home in cold Norway, to sit and think back on our wonderful dream wedding on the beautiful Santorini which was 12/09/12.

It is already almost 6 months ago, but it feels like yesterday. We have been in Crete before, where we got engaged in 2008. And we’ve already had many years together before too. So to do it this particular way, bring all the family down to this great place to celebrate our wedding there, is something we absolute would recommend to everyone.

We came down on Saturday Sept. 8, and the wedding took place on Wednesday. So we had a few days before the wedding to become familiar with these wonderful wedding planners Lila and Vanda. (…) Read more

Abby and Art from Annapolis, Maryland

Our experience with Lila and the Heliotopos team was seamless. From the first contact with Lila, we were very pleased with the care and attention to detail she gave us throughout the entire planning process from the beginning, to the end on the day of our wedding. Lila was very accessible via e-mail and she also took the time to skype with us to make sure that the communication and planning was met with my husband and I. Lila did everything she could to make sure that we were happy with our wedding planning and gave us essential advice and tips for planning a wedding overseas. It was absolutely necessary to have her help with the language barrier, special connections, and relationships that she had with people on the island where we got married, Milos. We chose to have her present on the day of the wedding, and that was a very good decision as she was able to ease the stress of the wedding day. I would 100% recommend Lila and her team at Heliotopos for a greek destination weeding!

Abby and Art

Anthea and Marty from the USA

Like many couples who are now embarking on the journey of planning their wedding, we selected our wedding coordinator from a website.  What stood out about the Heliotopos site were all the pages – over ten years worth – of married couples.  And, when we saw photos showing Spetses, the island where we wanted to be married, we really became excited and contacted the company immediately.

Our relationship with Lila Konstantinidis, our coordinator, was…a match made in heaven! Because we were on the West Coast (US), we could not meet with her beforehand and see venues in person, but Lila bridged this distance for us.  She always responded promptly to our emails, showed endless grace and patience with our questions, provided excellent attention to detail, and kept track of so many moving parts at once.   The vendors she found for us were all exceptionally talented individuals.   Lila’s efforts enabled us to dance all night at our reception, focused on each other and on our guests, secure with the knowledge that all the details were taken care of.  Our wedding (details featured in blogs like “Style Me Pretty” and in the pages of Ta Nea), simply could not have been possible without Lila’s guidance, hard work and confidence.  We recommend Weddings by Heliotopos very highly to any couple marrying in Greece, and are so grateful to Lila for the care she took to ensure our wedding day was truly a magical day.

LySandra & Eric Schleicher – Folegandros, Greece

  “In 2005, we spent a month touring the mainland and the Cyclades islands, but of all the indelible memories we came away with, we knew that the isle of Folegandros was the most special.

We’d hiked along the island’s rugged terrain and up a winding path to the highest point – The beautiful Church of Panagia, perched atop a magnificent cliff overlooking the Aegean ocean. In just one day, we’d seen more than enough to lure us back for the most special day of our lives. Gazing down at the Mediterranean waters off 3 sides of the island, we made a promise to each other that we would someday return to be married at that church.

Six years later – and just a month before our wedding day – we were distraught that our dream might be impossible. The economic hardships in Greece made it difficult for us to reliably plan our wedding and we feared we would have to postpone our big day. Then we found Lila with Heliotopos Weddings! We were elated with her amazing professionalism, caring spirit, and unwavering commitment to do anything and everything necessary to make our wedding dream come true! They solved every problem, offered so many beautiful ideas, and worked with us every step of the way!

Heliotopos Weddings delivers a magnificent and authentic Greek experience – from the earliest planning to the moment you say “I Do”. Their staff is a caring family – one they welcome you into with open arms!

Thank you with all of our hearts, Heliotopos Weddings! You made our Greek Wedding dream come true!

With Love and Appreciation,

LySandra and Eric

Alison and Nick from the UK

Dear Lila, Vanda, Despina and all at Heliotopos

We hope you are all well. Nick and I are still trying to get back to normality after such a brilliant wedding and holiday and we wish we were back in Santorini. Nick and I would just like to thank you all for making our wedding day so special.We were so impressed with everything as were our guests.We could not have asked for anything more.

From the first moment we met with Vanda to go through the plans we knew that we had chosen the right company. Vanda went through every single detail to ensure that the wedding was exactly as we wanted. We were so impressed with the practical suggestions that were made and the advice that was given. Everyone at Heliotopos was friendly and helpful.

The view from Heliotopos was spectacular and we will remember it for the rest of our lives as will our family and friends. The flowers were amazing and the service was beautiful. We enjoyed the whole experience so much more than we could have anticipated and we cant stop looking at our photographs.

We would also like to thank you for suggesting that we have our reception at Pygros as it was a brilliant location for a party of our size. The food was absolutely beautiful and the decoration was exactly how we wanted.All of our guests commented on how nice the food was and what a great venue it was. We were also impressed with the fire works and thought the DJ was great. We all enjoyed his choice of music and danced all night.

Overall, the wedding was spectacular and the best day of our lives and this was all thanks to your planning and organisation and we cannot thank you enough for all that you did. We would highly recommend Heliotopos Weddings to anyone who is thinking of getting married in Greece. You really did take the stress out of everything and ensured that we enjoyed every minute of the day.

Thank you so much. We hope to return to Santorini in the future to renew our vows and it would be lovely to see you all again.

Ali and Nick