Holidays with Octopoda

This is the page where we will give you a little inspiration as to where your next adventure may lie. We’ll be listing UK weekend breaks, beach holidays, safaris, family vacations, stag and hen ideas, ski deals and lots more. If the location exists (we don’t do Narnia!) then we can help you find the perfect break.

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Breathtaking Views

From £699pp

Located in a beachfront location, commanding breathtaking views of the golden sandy beach and Atlantic Ocean is the Hotel da Rocha. With city-style chic, the well-equipped studios provide comfort along with stunning views. Waking up and strolling to a sun-kissed beach is how we want to spend every morning, and now there is nothing stopping you. Not only is the beach close by, but there is also an array of bars and restaurants on your doorstep to keep you entertained and spoilt for choice during your stay. This package includes for a 7 nights Half Board stay with flights and transfers.

Hillside Location in Ibiza

From £359pp

The Sandos El Greco Beach Hotel is set in a peaceful hillside location overlooking the stunning, sandy beach. The lush green pine trees surrounding the hotel create a relaxed atmosphere. The hotel was fully refurbished for summer 2017 in a modern style with new additions including a new à la carte restaurant, chill-out pool with whirlpool and the wellness centre with massage treatments. In between fun on the water slides which are exclusive to hotel guests, kick back and relax in style on the Balinese beds. This hotel is ideal for couples and friends in search of a relaxing holiday. Why not upgrade to a Royal Elite room for exclusive benefits such as access to a private lounge with a great range of international drinks available, plus extras in the room? This package includes for a 7 nights Half Board stay with flights & transfers.

Waters Edge in Malta

From £320pp

The Dolmen Resort Hotel resort is beautifully located at the waters edge and right on the promenade of the popular resorts of Qawra and Bugibba. Within the area guests will find a variety of restaurants, bars and cafes, as well as a nightlife area which is easily accessible from the hotel. The hotel also boasts its own on-site Casino! There is a bus stop directly next to the hotel, ideal for those wishing to explore other cities such as Valletta, Mdina, Hagar Qim and Gozo. 7 nights Half Board with return flights included.

Luxurious All Inclusive in Dalaman

From £549pp

With an enviable location on the edge of the Dalaman River and Mediterranean Sea, the 5* Hilton Dalaman Sarigerme Resort is a must visit.  It’s just a short walk from Sarıgerme town center and you’ll be enjoying their pristine private beach in no time. Kids and adults will love the variety of activities on offer, and those looking to relax can unwind at our spa. Choose a room with a view or a suite with numerous extras and up to three bedrooms. They offer a variety of restaurants and bars, showcasing an array of cuisines and dishes ranging from Italian, to Asian to local specialties. This package is for a 7 nights All Incluisve stay in May 2018 with flights and transfers.

Sophistication in Abu Dhabi

From £629pp

Enjoy the dreamlike beauty of the Abu Dhabi coast on Yas Island. The sophisticated Radisson Blu Hotel on Yas Island is situated in the south of the island. Enjoy Arabian island life with a dip into crystal-clear water; relax and escape from the bustle of city life. Just moments from the Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island, guests can swim in the cool, blue waters of the Arabian Gulf at Yas Beach, or play the stunning championship golf course at Yas Links. This island experiences idyllic weather year round, with no shortage of sandy shorelines to soak up rays. This package includes for a 5 nights stay under a half board basis with return flights.

All Inclusive in Larnaca

From £585pp

The Anastasia Beach Hotel in Larnaca is an excellent property in a prime location, just a short wander from the nearest sandy beach and surrounded by shops, bars and restaurants. You can be sure of family-fun in the Cypriot sun here, as the property comes complete with its own waterpark featuring numerous slides, a lazy river and a splash park for the little ones! Complete with a wealth of facilities, friendly and attentive service and a great entertainment programme, the Anastasia Beach Hotel is a real crowd pleaser! This package includes for a 7 nights All Inclusive stay with return flights.

Explore Australia & New Zealand

From £6969pp

Why choose between Australia and New Zealand? Experience both on an extraordinary 22-day adventure. Discover iconic Sydney, fashionable Melbourne, and welcoming Auckland; stand in the presence of sacred Uluru; explore ancient rainforests; and get your fill of city life, mountainscapes, glaciers, cultural moments, deserts, hot springs, and photo ops. This package includes for a 21 night stay with FREE sunset cruise of a private yacht. For more detailed information, enquire today.

Family Fun in Florida

From £459pp

Fun, with a capital ‘O’! In this vibrant, ever-changing destination, nothing ever gets in the way of the enjoyment. A must for families and thrill-seekers of all ages, Orlando is, quite simply, the holiday capital of the world. Discover the rush of the theme parks and the entertainment of International Drive from your base – 3* deluxe Ramada Plaza Resort and Suites International Drive Orlando. This package includes for a 7 night stay with flights and based on 2 adults and 2 children traveling. Car hire & park tickets available as a supplement.

White Golden Sands of the Maldives

From £1269pp

Blessed with thriving vegetation & pristine waters the 4* Adaaran Hudhuranfushi on the Island of White Gold finds itself in peaceful seclusion in the North Male Atoll. Set in 83 acres of lush tropical beach property near Kani Beach on Lhohifushi Island the resort’s design enables it to blend into its surroundings being one of the best resort in Maldives. Discover a paradise hidden away in plain sight where the sun rises painting the skies in rich orange hues and the gentle waves of the Indian Ocean caress the shore with grace.​ This package includes for a 7 night with speedboat transfers.

Dubai Beach Break

From £599pp

Sitting on the golden sands of the famous Jumeirah Beach, Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa is one of Dubai’s premier resorts. In addition to the spectacular accommodation, the facilities are unrivalled and include the award-winning Caracalla Spa & Health Club, 13 restaurants and bars, four floodlit tennis courts, a squash court and three swimming pools. This package includes for a 3 nights stay with free upgrade to Half Board. Flights included.

Visit ‘Frisco!

From £790pp

“Grab your coat and a handful of glitter, and enter the land of fog and fabulousness. So long, inhibitions; hello, San Francisco” – Lonely Planet. Jump aboard this fantastic package as we will jet you off to ‘Frsico’ where you will spend 4 nights in a Union Square located hotel. Your flights and transfers are included, and we have a range of tours and excursions (yes, Alcatraz) to ensure for a truly epic stay. For more information, enquire with one of the OctoTeam today.

Caribbean Flourishes

From £1349pp

With its white-washed buildings and terracotta roofs 4.5* Tamarind resort blends Mediterranean style with colourful Caribbean flourishes and offers laid-back relaxation. Stroll along powder-soft white sands to the watersports centre – try not to let the beautiful coastline distract you as you attempt to keep your balance while waterskiing. Wander through landscaped gardens to courtyards dotted with fountains or head to the adults-only pool and relax as pool ambassadors provide you with cold eucalyptus-scented towels, drinks and coconut ice lollies. Enjoy breakfast on the terrace and beachfront dining at the main restaurant which offers themed menus and live music. Inspired by the cool chic of Miami’s South Beach, the Rilaks Deck is a stylish venue for cocktails and light snacks. At the Sunday beach party you can sample local grilled specialities and dance to the steel pan band. This package includes for a 7-night stay with daily breakfast, flights and transfers.

Dubai with Desert Safari

From £945pp

Enjoy 7 night in the captivating destination that is Dubai. Your flights and transfer are included and of course your accommodation for the duration. You will stay at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in the heart of Al Barsha. This modern and trendy 4-star boutique hotel in Al Barsha is strategically located in the most progressive area of Dubai’s city centre. The hotel is in close proximity to Sheikh Zayed Road, a 5-minute away from Mall of the Emirates and a 2-minute walk from Sharaf DG metro station. Dubai Marina, JBR, Madinat Jumeirah and Jumeirah Beach are just a short drive away from the hotel. On top of this we’ll include a Sunset Dinner Safari for you. Experience the thrill of a lifetime on the Dubai Desert Safari Take to Dubai’s remarkable sand dunes on this atmospheric Desert Safari – experience a thrilling off-road ride in the back of a 4×4 jeep, dine under the stars in an authentic Arabian camp and enjoy an evening of traditional entertainment.

Elegance in Antigua

From £1949pp

Hodges Bay is the first Antigua hotel to be added to Elegant Hotels’ portfolio of luxury hotels. With its secluded setting on a white-sand beach, South Beach chic and impressive choice of facilities and activities – not to mention the luxurious suites, apartments and penthouses – it ticks all the boxes for an indulgent beach escape. Sprawl out on a day bed by the family lounge pool or rent a cabana for your very own private poolside retreat, complete with a plush sofa and loungers, fans, Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. There are plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained, from watersports challenges at the Aqua School and mini golf to film nights and painting events. There are even selfie stations so you can take home a fun memento of your holiday. And if you don’t have any kids in tow you can enjoy the serenity of the adults-only infinity pool, unwind during a couple’s massage, treat your taste buds at a wine and cheese pairing, or learn to create some tasty dishes or cocktails at a cooking demo or mixology workshop. This package includes for a 7-night stay with flights and transfers.

All Inclusive in Chania

From £479pp

Kiani Beach Resort is an all-inclusive family resort in Chania right on the award winning blue flag beach of Kiani Akti, just outside of Kalyves village in Crete. This exceptional Chania resort by the sea offers an amazing retreat for families with young children as it has been specially designed to comfortably accommodate both adults and younger guests. The wide range of exceptional facilities and services provided for all ages ensure a truly relaxing family vacation in Crete. Get ready to delve in a world of luxury and enjoy your holidays at one of the best beachfront resorts in Greece. This package includes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay with flights and transfers.

Magical Marmaris

From £399pp

The Grand Yazici Club Turban is located in a tranquil area of Marmaris and is a resort-style property offering various accommodation options to suit both families and couples alike, which are spread throughout the main buildings and the leafy, green grounds. Relax by day at one of the many peaceful outdoor pools or in the chilled-out spa, while by night you can take in the beautiful surroundings with an evening stroll, enjoy delicious cuisine at the selection of restaurants or have fun watching the evening entertainment. There’s also a fabulous children’s club, playground and some colourful waterslides to keep the young ones busy. This is a perfect choice for combining a laid-back holiday with the bustling resort of Marmaris not far away; the best of both worlds! This package includes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay with flights and transfers.

Escape to the Scottish Highlands

From £145

Escape to the Scottish Highlands with a stay at the stunning Loch Leven Hotel, at the foot of mighty Glencoe, is a historic ferry Inn dating back to the time of Bonnie Prince Charlie. The award-winning family-run establishment has been converted into a quirky and comfortable place to stay and relax, providing an intimate setting and personalised service to all our guests. We take pride in ensuring you feel at home during your stay. With its relaxed atmosphere, beautiful loch-side setting and dramatic views over our gardens to the mountains, this characteristic hotel is the perfect base for short breaks in the Scottish Highlands, or for longer holidays exploring the marvels of Scotland’s West Coast. This stay includes a one-night dinner package along with breakfast for 2 people. Flights available as a supplement.

Explore the Extraordinary

From £1950pp

LUX Maldives South Ari Atoll – The perfect Maldives Holiday. Just 20 minutes from Male International Airport, this breathtaking paradise island has everything you could wish for in n a Maldives holiday. One of the largest Islands in the Maldives, with a range of luxury suites and villas a restful stay is ensured. The beautiful lagoon is filled with an array of exotic and beautiful aquatic life. There is an extensive vhoice of wining and dining options with 7 restaurants and 6 bars, and the LUX Spa is a haven of calm with 15 exclusive spa villas including 4 water treatment villas. This package includes for a 7 night stay with Daily Breakfast and flights.

Enjoy understated African influences

From £1399pp

The Heritage Awali Golf & Spa  is a relaxed and welcoming resort offers one of the best all-inclusive packages on the island, alongside plentiful activities and facilities making it the ideal choice for families, groups and couples. An exceptional standard of cuisine and service can be experienced at the resort’s five restaurants and two bars as well as the further ten restaurants around the domaine. The top table here is without a doubt at the gourmet seafood restaurant Infinity Blue. Each of the resort’s rooms and suites feature traditional décor and modern amenities. Deluxe Rooms have a balcony or terrace overlooking the resort’s gardens or pool area while Deluxe Beachfront Rooms are the closest to the beach, spacious Senior Suites are ideal for families. This package is for a 7 night All Inclusive stay in May 2018. Flights and transfers included.

Fantastic New York Deal!

From £599pp

The Hotel Edison is building on its rich history at a speed that matches the mile-a-minute pace of the surrounding city. Hotel Edison — a long-standing favorite among Times Square hotels — is pushing its accommodations, public spaces and amenities forward with the ongoing addition of Signature Collection rooms and suites. The has been sharing its brand of authentic hospitality for generations. In the early 1930s, this Times Square hotel’s striking design helped to usher in New York City’s grand Art Deco era. Through the late 20th century, the New York City hotel’s recognizable spaces earned screen time in Hollywood hits. In recent years, The Hotel Edison has cemented its status as a premier hotel in New York City with renovations, updates and improvements that continue to this day. This package is for a 3 nights stay with flights.

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