PERFECT PESACH 2019 in HALKIDIKI, GREECE!
A perfect combination of a well-established professional tourist company and the luxurious Meliton Porto Caras luxury 5-Star hotel in the heart of Halkidiki, within driving distance of Thessaloniki, Greece – the ideal place for excursions.
Your luxury vacation includes 3 Daily Gourmet Glatt Kosher Meals (No Kitniot No Gebrots) under supervision of Rabbi Moshe Nachshoni shlita, 3 Communal Seders, Ashkenaz & Sephardic minyanim and daily shiurim, exceptional program including stimulating lectures and live Jewish music, fun kids club program led by professional instructors, and guided tours to see all the beauty of Greece.
Porto Carras Grand Resort
with total area of 4750 acres (20 km2 ) with a 6-mile stretch of sandy beach, a private marina, an international-standard 18-hole Golf Course, tennis court, football, basketball, beach volley and nature activities.
For more information visit: www.portocarras.com
The Meliton Porto Karas Hotel
5 star hotel located inside the resort on the marina. The hotel has luxury rooms & suites with stunning views towards the sea, a 50,000 square-foot spa, fitness center, indoor pool and sauna, synagogue on premises, elegant lobby, huge dining rooms and our famous free Irish bar in the Cafe News. An onsite doctor is available to assist with family needs.
Hotel rooms include: Deluxe, Family, Junior Suite, Grand Suite, Premium Suite
50,000 square-foot spa
The SPA center aims to transmit an idea of life, light and energy, feel the loving care, class and attention to details.
In the spa you can enjoy Heated indoor swimming pool, Sauna, Gym and Beauty & Health Club, variety of massages.
Gourmet Kosher Cooking
Shainfeld’s cuisine is famously known for its richness of tastes and uncompromising quantity. This Passover you’ll enjoy full board hospitality with 3 meals every day, which is very convenient since kosher food is very hard to find outside the hotel. The hotel’s kitchen staff will join forces with Shainfeld’s team of chefs, each of them specializes in different kind of foods. In the dining rooms awaits huge bars with a rich array of meat, fish, salads, soup and desserts. During the day the Irish lounge is open and offers a free selection of cakes, fresh fruit and other goodies, plus hot and cold drinks.
Magnificent Seder and Pesach Activities
Every year we have the traditional prayers in the synagogue with our cantor, then we move on to the dining rooms, which are decorated with white tablecloths and flower arrangements alongside wine bottles and the Pesach plate. The main event is the reading of the Haggadah, accompanied by Jewish songs and the Afikoman, and an amazing dinner with all the tasty Jewish foods of Pesach. We have 3 different Seders which will be hosted by well-known figures from the Jewish world.
During the entire holiday adults will enjoy a fascinating and diverse program including folklore nights, lectures, workshops, music shows and more. The children will be busy all day with supervising instructors, in the workshops or in the mini-club.
Guided Tours – If you like to travel and see the beauty of Greece, we have some nice excursions available for you! You can stroll through the beautiful old cities, visit charming sites, and taste local culture and beauty. The tours include the Cassandra Peninsula, village of Epitos, Nea Fokea, Vergina, Petralona cave, Sailing to Mount Athos, Ouranoupolis, A tour of the Jewish Thessaloniki including the Baron Hirsch neighborhood, the old monument, the Jewish Museum, and the famous Monastirioton Synagogue.
SHOPPING AND FAMILIES
Family attractions and extreme sports – You have plentry of things to do inside the resort, like golf, bowling, fishing, scuba diving, water skiing, water sports, basketball, football and more. In Thessaloniki you will find an amusement park for the children, a lovely open bus tour, the Science Museum and the Planetarium.
Like shopping? The largest shopping centers in Thessaloniki are the Cosmos, The Mega-outlet, and the Jumbo toy store.