Girl goes on holiday aged 14 and falls in love with the Anassa Resort, hoping one day she will be married there. Fast forward a few years and her dreams come true at this truly stunning Cyprus wedding. Everything was planned and styled to perfection by Splendid Events including adding ghost chairs and clear platters to the al fresco reception which reflect light beautiful under the canopy of fairy lights. We've also fallen head over heels for the immense floral arch framing the doorway to the venue. Oh my!


I wanted an elegant, romantic and modern theme with sentimental elements. I chose to work with rose gold colours, candles and fairy lights to offer softness and modern geometric shapes in the decor and wedding favours. I requested the flowers pink Protea to link South Africa to the wedding theme and roses to link our favourite song (also first dance song) La vie en rose. We also wanted everyone to enjoy modern music in a classical way so we had a flute and strings quartet band play a list of our favourite modern songs.

Monica & Glenn

Cyprus Wedding

Imagine going on holiday with your parents when you were 14 years old and saying "This is where I would like to get married one day". Well, that's exactly what Bride Monica felt when she visited the Anassa hotel all those years ago. It's so lovely that her dreams came true. The adorable ceremony took place in Saint Athanasia Chapel with Monica being escorted down the aisle by both her parents. Which just so happens to be the bride and grooms most anticipated and favourite moment of their Cyprus wedding. Total swoon fest.

Destination Wedding Planner

Our wedding planners were phenomenal! The best thing about working with Splendid Events is how professional and organised they are! We found that a rare and special quality. We planned the wedding from afar and having them by our side was just a relief. Also, what we liked most is that we were listened to and they implemented what we wanted but also offering their experienced advice. The final result was exactly as we had envisioned it and they really made our wedding so memorable. All our guests raved about the decor. We are very happy with the work that Splendid Events did for us.

Monica & Glenn
We get to visit all over the world with our gorgeous couples destination weddings, you only have to search our real wedding archives to see. If you're thinking of jetting off to say your I do's, check out our Destination Wedding Podcast for lots of advice on planning a wedding abroad.
Lorna Shaw

Written by Lorna Shaw

Wedding Venue: Anassa Resort | Wedding Dress: Anna Georgina | Bridal Boutique: Morgan Davies Bridal | Groom's Suit: Scabal | Shoes: Aquazzura | Florist: Splendid | Makeup: Savvas Makeup | Stationery: Kemanes | Planner/Stylist: Splendid Events | Decor/hire: Mint Event Finds | Entertainment: Petros Georgiades | Lighting: Christos Soleas | Chairs: Food2impress | Band: Rondoalla Cypria | Hair: Blow | Videographer: Louis Gabriel

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