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Chabad has an awesome restaurant (and a cool chabad house) in Athens (Rated Number 2 of all restaurants in Athens on TA).
They also ship to all islands which you can warm up in your hotel. The food is awesome as as well!
Find them on facebook or on their website

Bunch of kosher travel related info here: http://koshergreece.com


Trip Reports: CS91's Santorini & Athens

Zaggurus TR: zagguru's


Sam28 TR Santorini : Sam28's


Athens:
Hotels
Hotel Grande Bretagne (Starwood)
King George Palace  (Starwood)
Both hotel's are right near each other, grand Bretagne is a little more upscale.
Both are walking distance to Chabad (Around 10 min) and to most of the action in Athens.
Other hotel's are a little further out of all the action.

Stuff to do
GOSTIJO kosher restaurant (They have a small grocery where you can get a variety of Israeli products) [See above]
Acropolis (Akropolis) and the Acropolis (Akropolis) Museum
Anafiotika (old town with some shopping)
Plaka 
Monastiraki
Panathenaic Stadium (Panathinaiko Stadio) first modern Olympics game.
Day trip to Delphi
Water-skiing in the Aegean Sea


Santorini:
Hotels
There are only two options which take points.
1. Vedema, this hotel is in Megalochori, it is a little off the path (Not near the water) and you don't get the views you would expect in Santorini. (Not a great option, but if you want to stay with points, it is a nice hotel)
2. Mystique, rated as one of the best Starwood hotels in the world. Availability is almost impossible, because they only have 27 rooms. Never mind the shocking 70K Starwood points a night in high season. 

Stuff to do
Kamari Beach, there is a cliff there which has a nice jump into the ocean. (Please be careful!)
Red Beach
Hiking Trail Fira - Oia (You can take a Donkey which is quite freaky, or take a tram)
Sunset in Oia (A must do, to get away from the crowds go to Sun Spirit, it is near the windmill and has great views and not packed. They only serve drinks.)
Santorini Volcano, Hot Springs.
Rent a ATV go around the island (At your own risk, the drivers in Santorini are crazy!)
Highest point of the island near the town of Prygos. Awesome panoramic views of the whole island.

Rhodes
Hotels
Sheraton Rhodes, large resort very centrally located. nice pools.

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #780 on: May 03, 2019, 03:25:14 AM »
Didnt stay there, but was eyeing it for the private infiniti pools. Are you driving from Athens?

We were thinking of driving there

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #781 on: May 13, 2019, 01:30:29 PM »
ill be visiting corfu and would love to check out the esrogin orchards. has anyone been and has some contact info?
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« Reply #782 on: May 22, 2019, 09:20:59 PM »
Check out Casa Cook hotels that seem to be a very cool bohemian style and have highly affordable private pools. Note some of their properties are adults only.
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« Reply #783 on: June 03, 2019, 02:20:44 PM »
I was just going through my pics of my trip last august. Any interest in a Greece TR?

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« Reply #784 on: June 03, 2019, 02:21:49 PM »
I was just going through my pics of my trip last august. Any interest in a Greece TR?
We are always interested in TRs
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« Reply #785 on: June 05, 2019, 07:06:17 PM »
I was just going through my pics of my trip last august. Any interest in a Greece TR?
going in couple of weeks would really love to read it
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« Reply #786 on: June 12, 2019, 09:59:08 AM »
going in couple of weeks would really love to read it

Posted part 1 if your interested in Crete

https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=104270.0

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« Reply #787 on: June 12, 2019, 10:17:06 AM »
Posted part 1 if your interested in Crete

https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=104270.0
just read thru.very clear and concise. Tx!
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« Reply #788 on: June 13, 2019, 03:28:19 PM »
Anybody been to Apleton Kosher Restaurant at the out of the blue capsis resort on Crete? any reviews would be great or any other info you have on crete and kosher in crete would be welcome too