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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The Ravenala Attitude, Mauritius

From £1697pp

A popular retreat catering for both couples and families with fantastic dining choices and activities. The Ravenala Attitude is a fresh and welcoming resort on Turtle Bay, and the focus is on providing plentiful activities and culinary experiences for everyone. If you’re looking for an active break have a go at paddleboarding, windsurfing and canoeing or splash out on diving, parasailing or waterskiing. The Otentik Attitude programme allows you to really get to know your destination with cooking classes, dinner in a local home, market visits and culture and heritage tours. There is a particular emphasis on cuisine here with 10 dining outlets – from family friendly to adults only. The day begins with a buffet breakfast at the main restaurant while lunch can also be enjoyed at the waterfront restaurant Ō, Beach BBQ and Taba-j. It’s at dinner when the resort really comes into its own with eight restaurants to choose from, seven of which are included in the all-inclusive package. A 7 night All Inclusive stay awaits with departures from LGW available throughout December 2o19. Premium evening flight. Return transfers on arrival.

This is one of the Maldives’ Finest Resorts

From £3299pp

This is one of the Maldives’ finest resorts, with a premium all-inclusive concept. Belonging to the luxurious Constance portfolio, Constance Moofushi’s beauty is paralleled only by the highest standards of service and quality, and there’s serious attention to detail here. Facilities are stylish yet natural, with wood, bamboo and thatched features. The sand-floored Manta restaurant offers buffet-style dining, with numerous live cooking stations serving up dishes including Italian classics and Maldivian specialities. An overwater section of the restaurant allows you to find a quiet table and dine amid stunning Indian Ocean views. The equally relaxed à la carte Alizée beachfront grill is located just a few steps from the ocean, and specialises in grilled meats and fresh seafood. Package incliudes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay in a Water Villa. Selected departures in September 2019 from MAN.

Tamarind By Elegant Hotels, Barbados

From £1289pp

This welcoming and relaxing resort blends Mediterranean and Caribbean styles, with its white-washed buildings and terracotta roofs. Stroll along powder-soft white sands to the watersports centre and try your hand at 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 daily complimentary 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. Price includes for a 7 night Bed & Breakfast stay departing London on 8th October 2019. Half Board upgrade available from an extra £539pp, All Inclusive from an extra £769pp. Flights from MAN direct available for £95pp more.

Feet up or sand between toes – here, everyday feels like a Friday in Mauritius

From £1199pp

Feet buried in the sand or head in the blue tropical sky, breathing the Indian Ocean fresh air, you are not dreaming…you have reached your destination as at Friday Attitude, every day sounds like Friday! The hotel is nestled in Trou d’Eau Douce, a quiet village along the east coast of Mauritius. A friendly holiday destination with a relaxed and peaceful atmosphere with no fuss. With a beautiful beach of white sand, an oversized lagoon, shades of blues and greens…an invitation to idleness, sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling and not to forget their friendly family members always happy to help and quide. No stress, today is still Friday! Feet up or sand between toes, enjoy life on the east coast, in a cool and cosy hotel. Happiness is everywhere! 10% Early Bird Discount incl! Price includes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay in a standard room. Flights from MAN on 3rd December 2019.

Las Vegas Super Sale

From £499pp

You’ll find the best Las Vegas has to offer – variety, value and exciting attractions. The bright, modern rooms offer all the comforts of home. By day, Excalibur Hotel & Casino offers a wide variety of affordable shopping locales and by night, Tournament of Kings, The Australian Bee Gees: A Tribute to the Bee Gees and Thunder from Down Under provide electrifying escapes. Excalibur Hotel & Casino offers Vegas’ best combination of location, amenities, and fun. Price includes for a 3 night stay with departures between 13 January-2 February 2020 from LHR. Also includes $15 food and beverage credit per room per day. Available from DUB £599pp, MAN, BHX £649pp, NCL £679pp, CWL £759pp

Family Adventures Await at Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa

From £1049pp

Set back on a secluded bay, looking out over a yacht-filled marina and the Caribbean Sea, Dreams Puerto Aventuras Resort & Spa is situated in the charming marina village of Puerto Aventuras (Mexico) and offers something for every age and interest. Enjoy Dolphin Dreams, the largest dolphinarium in the Riviera Maya that includes both dolphins and manatees, as well as nearby golf courses and deep sea diving. Go far beyond the all-inclusive experience with Unlimited-Luxury® at this picturesque seaside getaway, where nearly everything is included. Package includes for an 11 night All Inclusive stay. Flights direct from Manchester on 23rd August 2019. Based on 2 adults and 2 children. Upgrade to Preferred Club Dolphin View King from an extra £15pp per night.

Beautiful Bali

From £1599pp

Encased in tropical gardens and with an air of seclusion, it’s hard to believe that The Elysian sits in the heart of fashionable Seminyak, within easy walking distance of the resort’s boutiques, bars and restaurants and a short walk from the beach. This is an architecturally impressive hotel; designed to reflect the style of modern Bali while respecting the island’s rich history and tradition. The staff here play a big part in the welcoming atmosphere – nothing is too much trouble. Stroll through the leafy pathways and you’ll reach the centre of this boutique ‘village of villas’ with a reception pavilion, the Elysian Spa and waterfall-edged 25-metre main pool flanked by shaded cabanas. Breakfast is taken at the open-air Rush Bamboo Restaurant & Bar with its open kitchen and poolside tables, and regular themed evenings include seafood dinners, Indonesian Ristaffel (‘rice table’). Don’t miss afternoon tea, which is hosted daily by the pool. This package includes for a 7 night stay in a one bedroom villa with daily breakfast. Selected departures in Jan, Feb & Mar 2020 from Manchester. Includes One complimentary Dinner for two and one 60 minute massage

Valentine’s Day in New York💓

From £459pp

Experience the quintessential Manhattan hotel – 3.5* Roosevelt Hotel New York – a taste of old-school New York continually serving guests since the Jazz Age of the 1920s. Bursting with elegant architecture, and perfectly situated steps from Grand Central and minutes from Times Square, the Roosevelt Hotel New York is your home for an unforgettable stay in midtown Manhattan. Don’t miss this incredible offer – flying with Virgin Atlantic! 3 night room only stay departing London Heathrow 12th February 2020. Available from Manchester for £589pp.

5* Singapore & Phuket

From £1799pp

Experiencing and amazing holiday in two different destination with this twin centre offer. You’ll start in Singapore with 3 nights at the 5* Shangri-La Hotel Singapore in a Tower Wing Deluxe Room. Set in 15 acres of lush greenery just minutes from the vibrant Orchard Road shopping belt, the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore is a tranquil, sophisticated urban retreat whether travelling for business or leisure. We’ll then move you onto paradise to spend a blissful 7 nights at the 5* Anantara Layan Phuket in a Premier Room. Retreat to an island paradise where lush hillside overlooks powdery beach. Hide away in luxury pool villas for two or sprawling residences for families. Bed & Breakfast throughout. Flights departing London Heathrow on 7th October 2019. Available from Manchester for £1869pp.

Costa Rica Experience

From £1195pp

Hike the forested jungle trails of Manuel Antonio National Park, try to spy the resplendent quetzal in Monteverde’s cloud forest and take a soak in La Fortuna’s lava-heated thermal springs. 9 day experience. Save 15%. Varied meal plan. Depart London Gatwick 21st September (other departures available). For more information and a fill itinerary mail the team today.

The Residence Mauritius

From £1269pp

The Residence Mauritius is situated on the east coast of Mauritius along a mile-long beach of immaculate white sand, fringed by the azure Indian Ocean and tropical gardens – an idyllic retreat for your unreserved relaxation. Inspired by the island’s stately turn-of-the-century plantation houses, this luxury Mauritius resort blends modern elegance with classic, colonial style that envelops you in an endearing sense of nostalgia. Live like royalty in rooms that radiate luxurious comfort and charm, with attentive service worthy of the grand colonial houses of yesteryear. Dine on exotic cuisine that captures the incredible potpourri of island flavours. Discover new secrets to soulful relaxation within our serene spa sanctuary, and an endless playground of attractions and activities to be found in the island’s unique mix of cultures and stunning landscapes. Includes 7 nights Half Board stay, complimentary room upgrade and complimentary airport lounge passes. Valid for departures 10 – 24 June 2019 from Heathrow. Business Class available from £2,089pp return.

Paradise found!

From £1399pp

Innahura’s formula for making your holiday in the Maldives fabulous is straightforward: we take the quintessential sun, sea and sand elements, add a traditional twist to modern facilities and round it up with a generous dose of authentic experiences. This unpretentious gem in the south-east Lhaviyani Atoll tempts sunseekers, young and young at heart, who have set their mind on a Maldives’ resort where letting your hair down and savouring life’s small pleasures are the norm. You will fall in love with Innahura because it’s just like you: laid back, fun and always up for new adventures. Enjoy a mesmerising 7 night Full Board stay from only £1,399pp!. Return flights from Manchester or Edinburgh on 10th September 2019. Includes return seaplane transfer. SAVE up to £760pp!!

Rock it at Hard Rock!

From £479pp

At Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, they believe you should be able to play where you stay. You’ll find their one-of-a-kind accommodations offer more than a great place to sleep. Their Las Vegas hotel rooms and luxury suites are equipped with customized amenities to ensure your trip to Vegas is one to remember. Discover their collection of hotel accommodations, including the AAA Four Diamond HRH All-Suite Tower, their stylish new Casino Tower rooms and the signature Paradise Tower. All feature brag-worthy pool or city views. Based on a 4 night stay departing 11th November 2019 from London Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic.

Escape to Now Emerald Cancun – Opening June 2019

From £869pp

Situated in the heart of Cancun’s Hotel Zone between the Caribbean Sea and the Nichupte Lagoon, Now Emerald Cancun will offer a unique Unlimited-Luxury® experience that the whole family will love. This gem is set on a beautiful white sand beach with crystal blue water and will feature 427 rooms and suites with garden, lagoon and ocean views. Now Emerald combines the beauty of lush nature with modern world-class facilities and is conveniently located only 8 miles away from the Cancun International Airport. Enjoy unlimited gourmet food and beverages at 8 restaurants and 7 bar options, plus activities that will keep everyone entertained. 7 nights All Inclusive stay in a Deluxe Garden View Double Room. Based on a departure on 11th September 2019 from Manchester.

The first Eco Hotel in the center of Milan

From £250pp

Hotel Ariston is located in a modern building in the center of Milan and was the first ecological hotel of Italy that was designed according to bio-architectural criteria. The hotel was completely renovated in 2005 and boasts modern and inviting spaces that are done in a minimalist style. Moreover, Hotel Ariston has kept the same respect for the environment as always. This package includes for a 2 night stay departing London Stansted on 7th October 2019. Enquire for more details.

Elvis Presley’s Memphis, New Orleans and Nashville

From £1399pp

Celebrate the sights and sounds of the South as we step into the world of Robert Johnson, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton and, of course, Elvis Presley. Cross the Mississippi Delta, where the blues began, to the birthplace of jazz in New Orleans, and follow the river to the hometown of The King and rock ‘n’ roll before heading west, to Nashville – the world capital of country music. Visiting Elvis’s birthplace in Tupelo, Mississippi. Visit studios where music’s greatest icons recorded their tracks. Package includes for a 9 day stay from £1,399pp. Flights from Manchester or London Heathrow. Departures between August 2019 – November 2020

Boston & Las Vegas from an AMAZING Price!!

From £799pp

We’ve had a stunning twin centre USA break just landed in the office. You’ll start with 3 nights in Boston where you’ll stay downtown at the 5* The Fairmont Copley Plaza. Centrally located in Boston’s historic Back Bay, Fairmont Copley Plaza sits steps away from the Boston Public Library, historic Beacon Hill, and the Freedom Trail. Their historic landmark Back Bay hotel is a luxury four diamond property located only a few blocks from the Hynes Convention Center, Copley Place Mall and the boutiques of Newbury Street. Once you are finished exploring this amazing city, we’ll fly you across to Sin City, where you’ll spend 4 nights in the famous Cosmopolitan Las Vegas. Flights depart 12th December 2019 from London Heathrow and include internal flights.

MEGA Egypt Break with ‘FREE STUFF’ but move quick….

From £500pp

This fun-packed hotel sits on the edge of Hurghada, within the peaceful hotel district. Overlooking its own private beach, the SUNRISE Garden Beach offers comfortable accommodation and a wide selection of onsite facilities, including its own aquapark. A popular choice for families and adults, sample authentic Egyptian dishes from the à la carte restaurant, or take a culinary tour of the world with other fantastic dining options. This hotel has won a GOLD Travelife Award. Hotels with a GOLD award display a strong commitment to sustainability, taking great care of their environmental and social impacts within their business and local communities.They communicate their progress to others and are proud to show that they are leaders whilst constantly striving for continuous improvement. Package includes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay in a twin room. Luggage and transfers included. Based on a one of departure from Manchester on 1st July 2019. Includes 2 x FREE airport lounge passes!

Kuredu Island Resort & Spa, Maldives

From £997pp

There’s no shortage of outdoor activities at Kuredu. Divers flock here for the surrounding marine life and the easy access to nearly 50 spectacular dive sites. Prodivers is the island’s excellent PADI dive centre and it also has a dedicated snorkelling centre, with guides offering trips around the colourful house reef and further afield. The watersports centre here is the largest in the Maldives, and the sheltered lagoon is the ideal spot to try windsurfing. As a larger island, there’s a real choice of accommodation, ranging from the traditional, simply furnished Garden Bungalows to the romantic Jacuzzi Beach Villas with a Jacuzzi in the open-air bathroom, and the Sangu Water Villas sitting on stilts over the lagoon. Package includes for a 7 night Full Board stay in a Garden Bungalow. Applies to departures in June, September & October 2019. Flights based on Srilankan Airlines from London Heathrow. Other departure airports available!

Canada’s Maple Leaf Trail

From £1489pp

Begin this unforgettable journey with a visit to the world’s most powerful waterfall, the wondrous Niagara Falls, before taking to the road to spend time in waterfront Toronto and Canada’s historic capital city, Ottawa. End your picturesque tour with a journey east into French Canada and intriguing Montreal and Quebec. Visit charming, UNESCO-listed Quebec City. Gaze in awe at tumultuous Niagara Falls. Flights from Manchester or London Heathrow. Departures between September 2019 – September 2020

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