Monasteries

12th Century Monastery Weddings

minthis hills overviewFeaturing our latest venue wedding ‘highly recommended’ 5 star venue

This classic luxury resort is offering contemporary stylish setting for your wedding day celebrations

This unique 12th Century Monastery is within a 15 minute drive from central Paphos! A collaboration of internationally-renowned experts has created an extraordinary resort that will captivate your senses! Combining the virtues of an exquisite design within the resort, mesmerising views and a true traditional Cypriot Monastery dating back to the 12th Century surrounded by vineyards and orchards this remarkable venue provides the perfect backdrop for your wedding day celebrations. Continue at the same location in the club house or your exclusive wedding reception.

In settings designed to inspire this venue offers an array of dining experiences from a formal dining experience to casual alfresco dining. The resorts skilled culinary team has perfected the art of fusion cooking to create intriguing blends of flavour, colour and aroma by placing emphasis on locally sourced organic ingredients which only serves to enhance your wedding reception arrangements.

Tucked in a valley, there are few places that can offer the same tranquillity, panoramic views and sophistication that blends perfectly together to make an inspiring, historic, and truly romantic wedding venue!

The venues Clubhouse Restaurant is operating for golf members & visitors during the day time therefore it is offered as a private venue only in the evenings for dinner. All private functions have to take place after 5 o’clock.

The ceremony can take place at the 12th century monastery “Stavros tis Minthis”. “Stavros Tis Minthis”, a twelfth century monastery, from which the resort derived its name, is located within the resort grounds, evidence of the area’s rich heritage.  Legend has it that the decision to build a monastery on the site was made following the discovery of a large cross in some mint bushes, with a lit candle placed next to it.

Cocktail Reception can be held on the green lawn or in the courtyard of the Monastery and to be followed by the dinner on the green lawn next to the Clubhouse (each venue can accommodate limited amount of guests) Minthis Hills’ culinary team has been trained by the Alain Ducasse Training Center. Our skilled culinary team has perfected the art of fusion cooking to create intriguing blends of flavors, colours and aromas by placing emphasis on locally sourced organic ingredients.

Equally attractive is the resorts policy of only one wedding per day! Yours!

Please enjoy the wedding highlights of Jay and Elizabeth

17th Century Monastery – Spa Retreat and Mountain Resort

17th centrury monastryThis wonderful venue is a boutique hotel and specialist spa retreat destination . Well known for its calming, relaxing and revitalising sulphur springs which have benefited visitors for so many years. It is only a 25 minute drive from Paphos; a secret gem of a place, hidden away in the hills.

Located on the hotel grounds, there is a 17th century monastery with a chapel that is available to couples that would also like to get married at the venue. The inside of the chapel can seat up to 15 and comfortably hold a party of up to 20 guests. This delightful, historic chapel is available for Anglican, Orthodox and Catholic ceremonies. It is compulsory to have Catholic and Orthodox ceremonies inside of the chapel; however Anglican ceremonies may take place in the courtyard outside.

Civil ceremonies are the most popular option at this venue. The cost of a private registrar to attend and the marriage license fee combined total up to €650.00. Civil ceremonies are performed directly in front of the chapel making it a stunning and alternative outdoor venue which can cater for up to 100 guests.

Following your wedding party’s arrival we can arrange for your guests to meet in the hotel’s stylish bar for a cool drink approximately one hour before the ceremony time to ensure everyone is in place and well acquainted!

Additionally, after your ceremony and group photography you may wish to arrange a Cocktail drinks package which is an ideal way of keeping guests occupied and maintaining the spirit of your celebration whilst your photographer concentrates on you!

Within the hotel there are several choice areas at which you have the excellent opportunity of hosting your reception breakfast. The most popular dining areas are at the pool side and in the hotel’s Cava wine cellar. The hotel offers a choice of area for both your cocktail reception and your wedding breakfast.

It is also worth keeping in mind that for larger parties wishing to use the hotel for accommodation the hotel manager can negotiate a better price for a group stay. It is also very important to be aware that whilst children are welcome to the ceremony and wedding reception, the hotel has a strict policy of adults only that may use the hotel for accommodation. It is NOT compulsory to be resident at the hotel in order to have your ceremony and/or reception at the hotel. The hotel also has a strict policy of only ONE WEDDING PER DAY!

If you are interested in choosing this remarkable venue and would like our company to provide a quote on costs based on the expected size of your party, chosen ceremony and chosen venue for reception we would be happy to provide this for you.

Do enjoy the highlights from a recent wedding at this resort. However, it is important to know that photos and videos do not do this beautiful venue justice. Pictures simply fail to capture the wonderful smells and aromas wild jasmine and lavender that punctuate the area.