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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 #860 on: June 16, 2021, 04:09:12 PM »
Any car rental recommandation in Crete?
I understand it's mostly small private agencies - not sure who's legit. Thanks
all of them in the airport are good when i was there 2 years ago i used National

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #861 on: June 24, 2021, 10:50:01 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

40K what kind of points ?

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #862 on: July 24, 2021, 11:11:51 PM »
Anyone have suggestions for a place  to stay in Santorini?
2 adults and a infant
(Some hotels dont allow kids)


Happy to do Airbnb if anyone can recommend one they've stayed at
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #863 on: July 25, 2021, 08:50:07 PM »
Are there any kosher hotels now? In Mykonos’s or santorini?

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #864 on: July 28, 2021, 05:37:56 PM »
Are there any kosher hotels now? In Mykonos’s or santorini?
Club Turquise has a program at Myconian Mykonos, same as the past few years.
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #865 on: July 29, 2021, 03:27:21 AM »
I was in touch with the Avaton hotel in Mykonos recently and I was told they have a Kosher restaurant during August. Obviously that could mean many things so do your own research. 

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #866 on: July 29, 2021, 05:04:36 AM »
I was in touch with the Avaton hotel in Mykonos recently and I was told they have a Kosher restaurant during August. Obviously that could mean many things so do your own research.
It is the Myconian Avaton and

Club Turquise has a program at Myconian Mykonos, same as the past few years.

Under Paris Beit Din (if you don't eat at the WAJ, you certainly don't eat here)
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #867 on: July 29, 2021, 10:23:00 AM »
It is the Myconian Avaton and

Under Paris Beit Din (if you don't eat at the WAJ, you certainly don't eat here)

Is it glatt?

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« Reply #868 on: July 29, 2021, 12:19:33 PM »
Is it glatt?
The hashgacha I believe is not glatt but I think they claim some items are from glatt shechita.
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #870 on: October 27, 2021, 05:16:55 PM »
ATHENS: Greece's highest court ruled that shechita and halal violates animal rights and should be banned, which would make it the 7th EU country to do so.

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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #871 on: March 02, 2022, 10:55:39 AM »
What are the best airlines to book rewards tickets from NYC -> Santorini ?

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« Reply #873 on: March 02, 2022, 01:33:39 PM »
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #874 on: March 08, 2022, 10:15:24 AM »
Any new TR on Mykonos/Santorini other then @CS91's?

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« Reply #875 on: March 08, 2022, 01:39:50 PM »
you can check out my TR

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you can check out my TR
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Re: Greece Master Thread
« Reply #879 on: March 31, 2022, 09:33:54 PM »
Where did everyone stay in Santorini. I tried looking up where @CS91 stayed but it is completely booked for my days in June.