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.

The below is just a little inspiration. We start with a blank page so if you have somewhere in mind, just go straight to our ‘contact us’ page and get in touch…

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Family Favourite

From £1300 for a family of 4

Gouves Waterpark Holiday Resort is located in a tranquil spot in Gouves village offering spacious and well-equipped rooms. The facilities on offer at this hotel are fantastic, with a choice of pools, entertainment team, a la carte restaurant and unlimited use of the on-site waterpark. Guests can enjoy a pleasant long walk on the boulevard by the seafront during the evening and for those who prefer a more active night-life, they can visit Hersonissos; a resort with numerous restaurants, shops, bars, tavernas and night clubs, which is only a short drive away. The package includes a 7nts All Inclusive stay in a Family Suite. Guests staying in Family suites will receive a stocked mini-fridge upon arrival (drinks only) and have access to the Family suites outdoor pool with a self-service drinks station (open 10:00-18:00). In addition, they also have the option to take breakfast daily in the Smile à la carte restaurant (reservation required), with an American-style brunch offered on Sundays at no additional charge. Based on a departure on 3rd May 2019 from EMA. Based on 2 adults and 2 children up to 12. Enquire for more dates & airports

Valentines in the Big Apple!

From £469pp

It’s never to early. Get planning and whisk your partner off to the Big Apple for 2019 Valentines night. You’ll stay at the fabulous 4* Roosevelt Hotel for 4 nights, a great base for exploring the city. Valid for departures on 13th February 2019 from London Heathrow. Other airport available for a supplement. Contact the team today.

New Year on The Palm

From £1699pp

Situated on the Palm Jumeirah, DUKES DUBAI opens its doors in the UAE. Enter a world where quintessential British charm meets cosmopolitan luxury for a truly memorable stay. Sister hotel to the award-winning DUKES LONDON in Mayfair, this elegant Dubai hotel reflects its sister property’s flair for understated sophistication, and unrivalled attention to detail. An experience tailor-made for the discerning traveller, DUKES DUBAI invites you to discover true British hospitality in the UAE. Guests can enjoy our outdoor Infinity Pool, Lazy River, Beach Club, DUKESY Kids Club, Private Beach and 14th floor indoor Pool, as well as a fully-equipped fitness centre. Departure Airport: Birmingham, United Kingdom on 27th December 2018. 5 night stay with breakfast.

MEGA Vegas Deal!

From £525pp

Located on Las Vegas Boulevard as a gateway from the North Strip to downtown, Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower offers 2,427 guest rooms and suites, as well as an 80,000-square-foot casino floor. The 1,149-foot Stratosphere Tower, the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States, is home to Top of the World, famed for its revolving dining room and acclaimed cuisine; the highest view of the Las Vegas Strip from the Observation Deck; and thrilling attractions and rides, SkyJump Las Vegas, Big Shot, X-Scream and Insanity. Includes 4 nights room only accommodation at Stratosphere Las Vegas, flights from LHR on 2nd March.

Treasure Beach By Elegant Hotels

From £1489pp

This adults only boutique hideaway offers a privileged beachfront position looking out onto white sands and the Caribbean Sea. With just 35 one-bedroom suites – all featuring either garden, pool or sea views from their balcony or terrace – a stay here is an intimate affair, offering warm hospitality and friendly personalised service to each and every guest. Some suites also feature a private plunge pool, and the adult-only status of Treasure Beach makes it perfect for a Barbados honeymoon in the lap of luxury. Being the newest member of the illustrious Elegant Hotels group, Treasure Beach proudly offers the Elegant Inclusions programme, so everything from daily breakfast to west coast water taxi to motorised watersports are included in the price of your stay.  This package is based on a 7nts stay with Daily Breakfast, flights & transfers. Based on departure dates throughout June 2019 .

Easter Family of 4 to Dubai

From £1145pp

Part of the fantastic JA The Resort complex, JA Palm Tree Court sits just metres from the sea in a stunning beachfront location beside a championship standard 9-hole course. Ideal for families and couples alike, the low-rise accommodation comprises of The Residence, alongside a collection of luxury one bedroom, two bedroom, and junior suites with private balconies. Upscale delights are assured in this luxurious retreat with tropical gardens featuring waterfalls, streams and ponds to meander through on your way to the main family-friendly areas. Four swimming pools, chauffeur-driven caddies, a palm-lined beach and exotic Spa appeals to those seeking the ultimate in relaxation. However, JA resorts have thrown superb sporting facilities and kids’ clubs in the mix to appeal to each and every guest. Based on 2 Adults 2 Children in junior Suite with Daily Breakfast. Offer includes flights with Emirates from London Heathrow departing 19th April 2019.

Christmas at Club Med Les Arcs Panorama

From £2629pp

Enjoy Christmas at Club Med Les Arcs Panorama with this All-inclusive 7 night package including ski lift passes and all levels ski lessons with English-speaking mountain guides. Les Arcs Panorama open its doors for you to enjoy its modern architecture and wide-open views. Situated at the family-friendly Arcs 1600 ski resort, part of one of the biggest ski areas in the world, Paradiski®, you’ll find it’s the perfect spot for downhill skiing alike. You’re sure to love our Wellness area, with its Cinq Mondes spa, heated indoor and outdoors pools, whirlpool bath, Turkish bath, fitness and cardio facilities and more. Families can make the most of our Children’s Clubs, for kids from 4 months to 17 years old, and enjoy our new style of family restaurant, Bread & Co, where it’s the kids who take their parents out to dinner! And for an even more exclusive experience, try the outstanding 5T space, Le Belvédère, nestled at the top of the Resort. Price based on BRS departure on 23rd December 2018

I am the One & Only!

From £1499pp

The recently renovated One&Only Le Saint Geran is in the north of Belle Mare with 142 rooms and suites, each with spacious interiors and modern amenities. Rooms feature marble lined bathrooms a balcony or terrace and a range of views, either of the lagoon or ocean. Dining facilities indulge every sense, offering international dishes, grilled cuisine, light bites and private dining. Activities are plentiful and include both land and water sports like diving and the innovative bowfight archery combat, a unique cross between archery and paintball. Relax at the comprehensive spa, while your children enjoy the facilities at two dedicated kids’ clubs. This package is for a 7 nights Half Board stay with flights, lagoon room & private transfers. Based on 2 ads, 2 children departing 8th May-23rd Sept 2019 (excludes 20th Jul-28th Aug)

Christmas is Coming!

From £649pp

The 2018 Rockefeller Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time on Wednesday 28th November  We have a 3nts package available with direct flights & a stay at the 3* Skyline Hotel. Located at the heart of Hell’s Kitchen, the Skyline Hotel is within convenient distance of Times Square, Central Park and more. While the city’s most famous attractions and landmarks are just steps away, our Midtown Manhattan Hotel is tucked away in the quiet streets of Hell’s Kitchen, where you’ll find the most authentic restaurants, bars and shopping in all of New York City. Stay at The Skyline Hotel where our 232 spacious guest rooms and suites, on-site restaurant, and indoor rooftop pool with spectacular city views will complete your perfect visit to Manhattan. Based on a departure on 27th November 2018 from London Heathrow.

In the heart of the Riviera Maya

From £899pp

The Occidental at Xcaret Destination hotel (belonging to the Barceló Hotel Group and formerly Occidental Grand Xcaret Resort), is a 24 hour all inclusive located in the heart of the Riviera Maya. The spectacular combination of natural landscapes and culture will inspire you to have an unparalleled experience. This stunning complex has 765 recently refurbished rooms and suites with terraces or balconies that are further enhanced by the beautiful gardens. There are riverbed formations, 7 swimming pools, a dolphinarium with daily shows and a private beach with soft, white sand in a peaceful cove. Plus, the restaurants at the hotel are designed to meet the needs of all our guests. With 10 bars, including the club, and 11 restaurants, guests have the freedom to choose between a snack, an informal or gourmet lunch, or a candle-lit dinner with their partner, among many other possibilities. This package includes for a 7 nights All Inclusive stay with departure based on 6th May-23rd June 2019 from Manchester.


From £1150pp

Inside and out, their relaxed and spacious villas, most with private pools, feature original Balinese artwork and woven organic fibre furnishings and are  designed to confer the utmost comfort, with a variety of lounging options indoors and out. Set amid magnificent tropical gardens, each of the 25 villas is unique in its design and décor. Let their butler help prepare your in-villa breakfast, and arrange your complimentary private transfers to their dedicated sun loungers on Sanur Beach, just 5 minutes away! This package includes for a 7 night stay with Breakfast and a & 60 minute complimentary spa treatment for 2 people. Based on a departures between 6th Jan – 13th Feb 2019. Various airports available

Family or Couple Break to the Atlantis

From £479pp

Atlantis, The Palm is a majestic 5 star Dubai hotel situated on the Palm, a man-made island that has captured the world’s imagination with its magnificent scale and ingenuity. Our hotel rooms and suites are designed for absolute comfort and luxury. Enjoy spectacular views of the Arabian Sea or the magnificent Dubai Skyline. Included in all of our rooms and suites is unlimited complimentary access to the Aquaventure Waterpark and The Lost Chambers Aquarium. This package is based on a 3nts Half Board stay in an Ocean Room. Valid for departure between 11-20 May 2019 from London Gatwick. Based on 2 adults, 2 children. Couple rates available.

Christmas Market in Vienna

From £269pp

Visit the legendary Christmas Market in Vienna with this great 2 night package.  We’ll fly you out and put you up in the centrally located 4* Roomz Hotel with Daily Breakfast. Based on a departure Tuesday 4th December 2018 from Manchester. Alternatives dates and airports available. Enquire today for more information

Classic Crete

From £549pp

Nestled a stone’s throw away from Agias Pelagias, a traditional fishing village 16 miles from Crete’s capital, the Classic concept at Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort was undoubtedly built for family holidays. There’s an astounding selection of things to do for younger guests, particularly those between 4 and 12 who can enjoy the on-site amusement park Let your little ones work up an appetite as they trampoline, swim and play in the mythology-inspired park, and for older children and adults, the resort has a unique activity on offer in the form of three themed escape rooms.  This package includes for a 5 nights stay with Daily Breakfast in a Classic Gardenview or Classic Bungalow Style Gardenview room. Based on a departure from London Gatwick or Luton in May 2019. Other airports available

Singapore F1 Package

From £1699pp

It’s GO, GO GO with this AMAZING Singapore F1 package. We’ll fly you to ‘Lion City’ on 19th September 2019 from London Heathrow and arrange for a 4 nights stay at the classic 4* Park Hotel Clarke Quay. An icon along the Singapore River with its signature red roofs inspired by Singapore’s colonial past, Park Hotel Clarke Quay has a central, downtown location that is minutes from the Clarke Quay entertainment precinct and CBD. Located away from the hustle and bustle along the quaint streets of Robertson Quay; this perfect tropical retreat comes with a 25-metre award-winning outdoor pool and adjoining Jacuzzi. The package also includes a 3 days Bay Grandstand F1 ticket. For further information, enquire today.


Welcome to Select Hudhuranfushi

From £1449pp

Experience a holiday in the tropics beyond compare at Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi. Blessed with thriving vegetation & pristine waters, 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 nights All Inclusive stay with return flights & transfers. Based on a departure of 14th May 2019 from London Heathrow.

Family Time in Orlando

From £449pp

Want a stay that’s close to all the fun and games of Universal Orlando Resort™ and the delights of International Drive? The Ramada Plaza Hotel 2*+ and the Ramada Plaza Towers 3*+ have got you covered. Choose a stay in the Club level rooms at the Plaza Towers and enjoy access to the rooftop bar or unwind in the club lounge. This package includes for a 7 night stay with return flights and Daily Breakfast. Based on May 2019 departure from London Gatwick. Other departure airports available. Park tickets available at a supplement.

Seven nights of Luxury in Greece

Just a stone’s throw from the beach, this popular, luxury hotel makes the most of its coastal setting with its infinity pool offering stunning sea views. Along the golden sandy beach you will find a range of watersports to keep you cool and active as well as plenty of land activities at the hotel such as tennis and squash. When it comes to dining this luxury hotel has gourmet cuisine covered with its 4 à la carte restaurants with the re-defined all-inclusive and dine out option. There are 6 bars, the main bar is where you can try out the cocktails from award winning mixologists or choose from a selection of 300 international and local wines. With its children`s clubs this luxury hotel caters for all ages and ensures a great holiday for everyone. This package is based on a 7 night All Inclusive stay with flights and transfers. Valid for travel: Apr ’19 from Manchester or London Gatwick. Other airports available.

Luxury in the City of Sin!

From £559pp

The Bellagio’s a legendary name on the Vegas circuit. And it’s got the goods to back it up, with stylish rooms, indoor botanical gardens and five-star restaurants. This high-end hotel is the place to be in Vegas. It scores top marks for its central location. And its 8.5-acre lake is home to the world-famous dancing fountains. Designed to look like an Italian villa, the hotel exudes elegance at every turn, from the courtyard pools, to the conservatory with extravagant floral designs. Then there are the hi-tech rooms, with electric curtains and iPod docking stations. It’s worth noting that there are extra hotel fees that you’ll be asked to pay on check-in or check-out. We’ll let you know how much this is when you come to book. Includes return  flights on 28th February 2019 from London Heathrow and two complimentary buffets per stay & reduced rates. Room & flight upgrades & departure airport change available for a supplement

Michelin Starred in Venice #dinnertime!

From £619pp

Overlooking the Venetian lagoon, the Metropole is a superbly situated luxury hotel with stunning views out to the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore. Dating back to the 16th century, the former palace is a fusion of the city’s rich past and opulent styles of the Orient from its days as a trading capital. Offering a citrus garden for al fresco breakfasts and a Michelin star restaurant, former guests include Sigmund Freud and Thomas Mann. Price includes a 5 night stay with Daily Breakfast and transfers.

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