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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.
https://chabadrhodes.com

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #840 on: May 12, 2021, 07:49:43 AM »
Anyone been to Milos?
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #841 on: May 12, 2021, 05:28:44 PM »
Ignore the riff-raff; Santorini was magical.
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #842 on: May 16, 2021, 04:46:17 AM »
https://www.miraggio.gr/en/blog/miraggio-kosher

Called the hotel. They say can book regular room, 20 EUR pp per day for lunch if you book the half board option, and 50 EUR per person for lunch+dinner if you book the breakfast only option. It seems Kosher breakfast is included but I didn't ask.

While prices are cheap, they are also too cheap for the food to be worthy of Meir Adoni, so he probably just whored his name out, like he did with UA in the past.
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #843 on: May 16, 2021, 05:38:41 AM »

While prices are cheap, they are also too cheap for the food to be worthy of Meir Adoni.
Agreed. 50 euros for lunch and dinner are equivalent to Chabad's frozen food in Greece.. not fresh Chef food.

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #844 on: May 21, 2021, 05:46:39 AM »




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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #845 on: May 25, 2021, 12:14:49 PM »
anyone know the Best way to get from Rhodes to Mykanos

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #846 on: May 25, 2021, 01:34:31 PM »
anyone know the Best way to get from Rhodes to Mykanos

Speed ferry?

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« Reply #847 on: May 25, 2021, 01:48:19 PM »
Speed ferry?
IINM these two island are very far from each other. So doubt this is an option

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« Reply #848 on: May 25, 2021, 01:48:28 PM »
IINM these two islands are very far from each other. So doubt this is an option

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #849 on: May 25, 2021, 01:57:27 PM »
IINM these two island are very far from each other. So doubt this is an option

They are, but I believe you can connect in another island -- Syros maybe?
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #850 on: May 25, 2021, 03:30:34 PM »
whats the best option to fly into greece from EWR? Have MR points.

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« Reply #851 on: May 25, 2021, 03:51:40 PM »
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #852 on: May 30, 2021, 11:54:34 AM »
Anyone been to Athens or Mykonos lately

Hows does the country treat tourist in regard to covid?

Also any kosher open or closed since covid in these places?
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #853 on: June 01, 2021, 07:55:15 PM »
Any recent data points flying into Athens? Any trouble with entry requirements? If I adhere to the requirements (PLF document, & negative PCR) can I enter with a leisure group into Athens?
Are the regulations the same for passengers staying for less than 24 hours?

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #854 on: June 06, 2021, 04:10:51 PM »
Any recent data points flying into Athens? Any trouble with entry requirements? If I adhere to the requirements (PLF document, & negative PCR) can I enter with a leisure group into Athens?
Are the regulations the same for passengers staying for less than 24 hours?
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #855 on: June 08, 2021, 10:26:54 AM »
The Miraggio program with Meir Adoni ended early, but Blue Capsis Elite Resort in Crete will have a Kosher restaurant under Beit Din of Nice in July and August.
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #856 on: June 08, 2021, 02:21:02 PM »
One of Myconian hotels in Mykonos is bookable with Mariott points. It is a complex built into mountainside split into different brand names but all attached to each other, and of them will have a Kosher program for August. Club Turquise under Paris BD. Ive been in the past and they sell meals to outsiders at decent prices but its difficult to get formal confirmation in advance.
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #857 on: June 08, 2021, 07:32:28 PM »
One of Myconian hotels in Mykonos is bookable with Mariott points.
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #858 on: June 10, 2021, 11:09:16 AM »
This hotel below Is the Myconian Kyma have it booked 40k points per night for July 27-29 and plan on canceling today....
https://www.myconiankyma.gr/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw8IaGBhCHARIsAGIRRYoqvtRmW2x39JDfz-0TQT7HKSCrckKVoMcRp0A2cde5PDYZlcFpjqQaAo62EALw_wcB

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #859 on: June 16, 2021, 12:06:13 PM »
Any car rental recommandation in Crete?
I understand it's mostly small private agencies - not sure who's legit. Thanks