10 Best Places to Propose in Santorini (2023)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read

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THE BASICS --

Santorini is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beaches, castles, wineries, waterfront, churches or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. But where, exactly, should that most important question be asked? This guide describes some of the best places in Santorini to ask that special person to marry you.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW--

In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Santorini for Outdoor Lovers
  • Oia Sunset Views
  • Amoudi Bay
  • Skaros Rock
  • Imerovigli
  • Perissa Beach
  • Eros Beach
  • Fira
  • Romantic Destinations in Santorini
  • Kamari Beach
  • Santo Stefano Church - Firostefani
  • Wineries
  • Best Places to Propose in Santorini

Romantic Locations in Santorini for Outdoor Lovers

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1.  Oia Sunset Views

Oia is famous for its incredible sunsets. Head to the Oia Castle ruins, where you can watch the sun dip below the horizon as you propose with the iconic blue-domed churches and white buildings as your backdrop. Alternatively, choose a private balcony or terrace in Oia for a more intimate experience.

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2. Amoudi Bay

Located below Oia, Amoudi Bay offers a picturesque fishing village setting with seafood restaurants and crystal-clear waters. Consider proposing at one of the waterfront restaurants or on the cliffs overlooking the bay. 

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3. Skaros Rock

Hike to Skaros Rock, an ancient fortress ruin near Imerovigli, for panoramic views of the caldera and the sea. It's a unique and memorable spot to pop the question. While Skaros Rock is a popular hiking destination, it tends to be less crowded than some other famous spots in Santorini, such as Oia. This means you can enjoy a more private and intimate moment during your proposal.

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4. Imerovigli

This romantic village offers stunning caldera views and a quieter atmosphere than Oia. Choose a luxurious hotel with a private terrace or balcony for a private and memorable proposal.

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5. Perissa Beach

If you prefer a beach setting, consider proposing at Perissa Beach, known for its black sands and beachfront restaurants. A beachside dinner under the stars can be incredibly romantic. romantic boat ride, and propose with the serene lake as your backdrop.

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6. Eros Beach

Located near Perissa Beach, Eros Beach is a secluded and romantic spot with calm waters and a serene ambiance, perfect for a private beach proposal.

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7. Fira

The capital of Santorini, Fira, offers various romantic settings. You can propose on a clifftop terrace, at a cozy restaurant, or while taking a walk along the scenic paths.

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Romantic Destinations in Santorini

Santorini is full of romantic villages, beaches, and wineries. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal over a glass of wine, a spectacular beach, or at a beautiful winery.

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8. Kamari Beach

Santorini has several beautiful black sand beaches, including Kamari and Perissa. Proposing on Kamari beach at sunset or under the starry sky can be incredibly romantic. Another romantic option is to book a sunset cruise that departs from Kamari Beach. You can propose on the boat as you both enjoy the beautiful sunset over the Aegean Sea.

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9. Santo Stefano Church - Firostefani

This picturesque blue-domed church is a classic Santorini landmark. Proposing here can be both romantic and iconic. Firostefani offers stunning sunset views over the caldera, and Santo Stefano Church is perfectly situated to take advantage of this. Proposing during sunset in front of this church allows you to capture the changing colors of the sky and the tranquil ambiance as the sun sets over the Aegean Sea.

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10. Wineries

Santorini is known for its wine, and Santo Winery in Pyrgos offers wine tastings with panoramic views of the island. Consider proposing on the winery's terrace during a wine tasting session. Venetsanos is located in Megalochori and offers panoramic views of the caldera. Consider proposing during a wine tasting session or at a private dinner.

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Best Places to Propose in Santorini

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Santorini has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.

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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.

 

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