City breaks with Octopoda

noun. A short holiday or weekend break spent in a city…. but we really don’t need to explain this one!

City breaks can be an ideal way to get away with your partner, family or mates and share good times in some of the World’s liveliest destinations. So whether it’s a trip to London or jetting off to the Big Apple (just to name two!) we can cover your full travel package from flights to trains to taxis and your hotel and transfers when you arrive. Just let us know as we can assist with all, your very own travel concierge.

See below for a little inspiration and don’t forget to check out our Excursions page to add that something extra special….

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Heart of Rome

From £224pp

Budget conscious guests seeking a great value base in the heart of Rome will find everything needed at the Hotel Donatello. Rooms are styled in traditional décor and offer comfort and good facilities for an enjoyable stay. Breakfast will start your day well before you head out to explore the area and with transport links close by you will find yourself in the middle of this historic city in no time at all. This package includes for a 3 nights stay with return flights.

5* World famous Waldorf Astoria Dubai

From £769pp

A haven within the vibrant city of Dubai, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah boasts a private soft-sanded beach, six distinct restaurants and lounges and elegant sea-facing guest rooms and suites. Situated on the iconic Palm Jumeirah island, this Waldorf Astoria resort promises all the amenities for a relaxing getaway.  Dubai’s premier dining destination offers the finest cuisine with unparalleled service, from the unique, contemporary Italian dining experience at Social by Michelin-starred chef Heinz Beck and the Vietnamese culinary journey at LAO to international fare at Mezzerie. Enjoy al fresco Mediterranean dining and sunset cocktails at Palm Avenue. Experience a classic Waldorf Astoria afternoon tea at the iconic Peacock Alley followed by vibrant entertainment and classic aperitifs at the Venetian-inspired Serafina Bar. This package includes for a 3 nights stay with flights and transfers.

Beauty in Vienna

From £279pp

The Falkensteiner city flagship hotel is close to Vienna’s city centre and yet easily accessible from Vienna’s two main railway stations (Westbahnhof & Hauptbahnhof). The hotel’s architecture was designed to reflect Vienna’s journey through time: from the Biedermeier period to the 21st century. With its functional design and its comfortable atmosphere, it’s the ideal place to stay no matter who you are. Whether you’re in the city for a business trip or a sightseeing adventure, this hotel provides an oasis of serenity after a long and busy day. This package includes for a 3 nights stay 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.

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.

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.

Spa Break in Bath with Hotel

From £365pp

Francis Hotel in Bath is part of the unique MGallery collection of individual hotels, none of which conforms to the norm and all of which promise a journey of discovery both within their charming and remarkable walls and beyond. The hotel itself is a destination of historical and architectural significance within a city that offers exceptional richness for travellers with its significant Roman, Georgian and contemporary attractions. This fantastic gift package deal includes for a 2 night stay inclusive of spa treatment for 2 people.

Perfect Gift Idea

From £195pp

The perfect gift idea awaits. Explore Amsterdam with this 4 night full travel package. We’ll arrange for your flights, ground transfers, hotel and because this is one of our famous OctoGift packages, we aren’t finished there. We’ll arrange for entrance to the famous Ice Bar and follow that up with a candlelit river cruise. All that for one amazing prize. We’ll even gift wrap it in time for Christmas =). Enquire with one of the team today.


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.

Oasis in Miami

From £779pp

A Metropolitan oasis located in the Heart of South Beach, this is the Hotel Chelsea in Miami. “Sun-kissed beaches and art-deco beauties make an alluring backdrop to Miami’s other charms – a burgeoning arts scene, creative cuisine and blazing nightlife” – Lonely Planet. We’ll jet you off to this amazing city where you’ll spend 7 nights of pure relaxation (with a few cocktails in hand!). Return flights are included. We have a full range of excursions available also. Enquire for more details.

Budapest….with a twist!

From £470pp

The perfect gift idea, weekend break and general holiday now awaits…with a little OctoTwist. We’ll start by flying you out from the UK where you will land and be met by a private transfer. We’ll firstly arrange for a 3 night stay in one of the City’s beautiful 4* hotels and then, the twist, on the second night we’ll arrange for a little Urban Adventure involving fine wines and ruin bars. You’ll visit the city’s coolest hangouts! On the Happy Hour Budapest wine bar crawl you’ll discover the funkiest local bars, taste Hungarian wine and explore the city at the same time. What more could you ask for? Oh, yes, we’ll get you home as well!

Visit Jersey….

From £429pp

….an island shaped by the sea where some of the most astonishing tides in the world circle the coast and feed the land. An island that’s small on size, but big on personality, where country lanes open to cliff top views and the sea is never more than ten minutes away. An island of rediscovery, packed with activities to experience and explore. We’ll arrange for a 5-night break at the stunning 4* Cristina Hotel and with Daily Breakfast. Your flights and private transfers are included.

See the Festival of Lights in Amsterdam

From £295pp

From December 1st until January 22nd Amsterdam lights up for the fifth edition of the annual Amsterdam Light Festival. Over 35 artworks from international artists, designers and architects find their way to the city of Amsterdam. The artworks are located alongside two different exhibition routes; Water Colors, the boat route and Illuminade, the walking route. Your package will include for a 2 night stay with return flights, ground transfers and a special festival river cruise. For more information, enquire today.

Prime time in Times Square

From £859pp

Set 5 blocks from Central Park, Ameritania Times Square is a modern hotel is housed in a Beaux Arts building, and is a 5-minute walk from Carnegie Hall and a 3-minute drive from Rockefeller Plaza. Funky rooms have Wi-Fi (surcharge), bold decor, cable TV and work desks. Mini fridges are available on request (surcharge). Perks include a gym, a spa and salon services (surcharge). There’s also a sleek lounge and a cocktail bar, and discount parking is available. We’ll arrange for a 5-night stay with private transfers & return flights.

Luxury in Margate…yes, it truly is!

From £95pp

This large Georgian house located in Margate, Kent (United Kingdom) and is just a short walk away from the town centre and local beach. This terraced property is a fantastic base for friends and family to enjoy a holiday by the sea. Situated over four floors this property is like no other, it comprises of a flat in the basement, several large bedrooms, dining rooms, living rooms, multiple bathrooms and a roof terrace to enjoy the summer sun. Built in 1762 this accommodation has plenty of character and charm, as well as being decorated and furnished to a good standard. The house boasts Sky and Freeview TVs, kitchen equipment including a Rangemaster and Wi-Fi throughout the house. Local attractions include the theme park Dreamland in Margate, with its iconic scenic railway and vintage amusements. This offer is for a 3 nights stay based on 12 people travelling.

Elegance in Rome

From £330pp

The elegant Augusta Lucilla Palace hotel is situated in the historic centre of Rome, within easy access to all the key attractions this wonderful city has to offer. Well-presented rooms come with all the mod cons to ensure you have a comfortable stay including D-Superior memory foam mattresses and complimentary use of a smart phone with city guide, calls and mobile internet. A perfect base for exploring, the hotel also boasts a bar and rooftop terrace. This package includes for a 3-night stay with Daily breakfast, flights and transfers.

Berlin Christmas Market

From £210pp

Not long now (sorry!). Get into the mood in December and visit one of the World-famous Christmas markets. There’s not much better than Berlin and here we’ll arrange for a 2-night stay in a fantastic hotel, return flights from the UK (overseas departures also available) and your transfers. All that’s left for you to do is take the shopping list and enjoy the festivities. For more information on this package and other Christmas markets we can offer, get in touch today.

The Thrill of Broadway Life

From £592pp

Just right for those who love the thrill of Broadway life and live performances, Stewart Hotel captures the spirit of a buzzing pre-show Broadway theatre. Guests gather under high ceilings and flow between its New York-inspired lobby, stunning ballroom, designer event space and, spacious suites. Stewart’s high-energy Midtown location puts you at the crossroads of the city’s most iconic neighbourhood districts- across from Pennsylvania Station and Madison Square Garden. You’ll be staying near Chelsea, just steps from Times Square and Fifth Avenue shopping. This package is for a fantastic 7 nights stay in the Big Apple with return flights.

Unique in Prague

From £210pp

The unique Red & Blue Prague Hotel offers you a modern and contemporary style, design and quality that will leave you wanting to visit again and again. Offering rooms that are true to the hotel name and decorated either red or blue, you will find all of the amenities required for a relaxing stay. The perfect city break awaits! This package is for a 3 night stay with Daily Breakfast and return flights. Excursions available.

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