We got married at Minthis Hills with 100 guests last Saturday 4th June. We have been working with Stella Virdi for over a year at this point and she has been wonderful throughout; thorough, organised, insightful, honest but most of all, helpful.
We have family in Cyprus and although there are many similarities, it is always a little nerve-wracking getting married abroad, and good to have someone on the ground. Once Stella made sure our vision – a mix of Greek Cypriot and English traditions – was possible on our budget, she helped tirelessly to bring it to life. And that she did!
We had a beautiful wedding, surrounded by friends and family. Like many weddings, it was not without its drama but Stella and Angie handled it all like the pros that they are and made sure nothing bothered us. Stella was happy to work with both her own suppliers and also ones that we suggested.
Honestly, we can’t thank her enough and we are going to miss her. If we had the money, we’d do it all again next year – with Stella’s help, of course!
Monasteries are all the Rage for weddings in Cyprus.
I do love this venue for weddings, defiantly my favorite venue of all in Paphos. this Byzantine Monastery set in the elegant grounds of breath-taking Cypriot landscape with olive groves lining the way to this unique venue.
With its modern club house overlooking the lush green lawns; with the monastery set beautifully as the back-drop; its an impressive venue for your Cyprus wedding Venue.
Five star all the way, this will wow and impress your guests. the service and food being excellent with amazing menus to choose from.
I have had many weddings at this venue and will continue to sing its phrases as all have been excellent.
Don’t hesitate to contact Stella [email protected] to plan your spectacular wedding at Minthis hills Resort.
My now ‘husband’ and I travelled out to Cyprus in December 2014 to try and find the perfect location for our wedding. We came home disheartened as we couldn’t find the right place which ticked all of our boxes. Thankfully after searching online, I came across Stella and her website and saw pictures of a venue which I had not come across before. I immediately called and spoke with Stella and explained exactly what we were looking for. As my father is Cypriot I wanted to incorporate some Cyprus traditions into a ‘English style’ wedding. As soon as I spoke with Stella I knew that she understood what we were trying to achieve and the fact that her son had recently got married at the venue we were looking at pretty much made my mind up that we couldn’t go wrong with the venue. Within a few days of speaking with Stella the venue was booked, which for us was a big step, as we wouldn’t usually book something without having seen it in person.
I have to say that Minthis Hills was an absolutely stunning location for our wedding. The old monastery set within a courtyard is beautiful and the scenery of hills and trees is breath-taking. This mixed in with a modern clubhouse for the wedding reception created the perfect wedding venue for us. Our guests were all amazed with the venue and each and every one of them complimented on what a wonderful day they had, they are still talking about it now!!
Our perfect day would not have been possible without Stella. She really does an amazing job, from recommending the top suppliers and keeping on top of them once booked to organising the finer details such as legal docs which we would not have had the faintest clue about! She takes the stress away, you really can rely on Stella and be comfortable that she will get things done. She is definitely not afraid to keep everyone in check to make sure the day runs smoothly! It was great to know that she was there throughout day should any issue arise (and to hold the essentials that I couldn’t fit in my bag such as hairspray and make-up!) but it was also lovely to have her be part of our day, the little touch in large confetti cannons that she gave to our guests was a lovely surprise and made for some great photos!
A special mention also to Andrea and Paris for producing such beautiful flowers, the courtyard was like a dream when I walked into it, I couldn’t have wished for anything more. The reception venue was equally as beautiful, it was created just how I had hoped it would be. So a huge thank you to them also!
If you are looking for a musician for your cocktail ceremony then we would really recommend Kirsty Dewar as she is an amazing artist and a really lovely lady. We could have listened to her singing and playing the guitar all night.
We can’t finish without also mentioning Natalie and the staff at Minthis Hills who ensured that our guests were happy, they couldn’t have done any more if they had tried, the service was exceptional!
Stella – Thank you so much for your help leading up to and on the wedding day itself. It really was perfect in every way, we are so glad that we chose Minthis Hills for our venue. If we had one wish it would be to do it all over again!! x
From start to finish the service Stella Virdi provided was amazing.
Stella was recommended to me by one of my customers and from the first email I instantly felt at ease and knew Stella was the right person to help plan our special day.
We flew to Cyprus in 2014 still not having any idea of a venue. Stella picked us up from our hotel, (it was lovely to finally meet her after all the emails) and spent the whole day taking us to lots of different venues that we had shortlisted. She also took us to Love Island Cakes for a tasting session and offered to take me to the florist and hairdressers if I felt I needed to meet them.
We decided to marry at Minthis Hills (Stellas recommendation when I originally told her what kind of wedding I wanted) and throughout the whole booking process and year of planning Stella never let me down. Instant replies to emails, spreadsheets detailing everything clearly made and just having absolutely everything under control.
As if Stella hadn’t done enough for us, on the morning of our wedding, 30th May 2015, we woke to rain, and not just showers, pouring rain! Unfortunately due to the rain we couldn’t get married outside where originally planned. Well, within under one hour Stella had the whole thing rearranged. She managed to get us a church for that afternoon, arrange a singer, change all transport and flowers and basically solve every problem that had confronted us. AMAZING! If it wasn’t for Stella I don’t think we would have ended up getting married on that day as there was no other option.
So if that isn’t enough to make you realise that Stella is the best wedding planner in Cyprus I don’t know what is. Not only is she fabulous at what she does, she is a lovely, kind hearted lady who constantly put me and my other half at ease. Nothing was too much trouble, at any time.
We will be back to Paphos next May to celebrate our first anniversary, hopefully without the rain this time, and cannot wait to meet up with Stella again.