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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Luxury in the Maldives

From £1399pp

Adaaran Club Rannalhi is featured among the best hotels in Maldives and sits exclusively at the tip of the South Male atoll within the exotic collection of islands known as the Maldives. Its unique location offers access to pristine beaches, excellent scuba diving opportunities and a relaxed environment with easy access to the capital city of Male. Bask in the golden sun and frolic on the soft sands as you experience friendly Maldivian hospitality and explore the rich tropical wonders of a vibrant island nation during your stay at our inviting Maldives hotel. 7 nights with flights from either Birmingham, Manchester or Heathrow with transfers.

Fuerteventura in 2018

From £775pp

SBH Costa Calma Beach Resort has a fabulous beachfront location boasting stunning views of the turquoise sea and fine golden sands from the hotel and the lovely pool area. With an excellent leisure and entertainment programme as well as plenty of sports on offer on-site and close by in the resort centre, you won’t be bored at this fun and friendly hotel. Great for families and friends, the little ones will love having their own kid’s pool, mini club and playground while the adults will enjoy the range of bars, chilled out pool area and spa facilities, not to mention the amazing beach right on the doorstep. 7 nights All Inconclusive stay with flights and transfers included.

All Inclusive at Sunny Beach

From £506pp

Grand Hotel Sunny Beach benefits from an ideal beachfront location in Sunny Beach on the main resort promenade. It is perfectly situated close to all of the bars and restaurants that Sunny Beach has to offer. The rooms in Grand Hotel Sunny Beach are air-conditioned and offer beautiful views across the bay from the upper floors. It is a modern and luxurious four-star hotel, enjoying a central waterfront location in the very heart of the biggest summer resort in Bulgaria – Sunny Beach. Situated only 20 meters from the sandy beach. The hotel has 14 floors with 2 lifts and offers to its guests 200 fully air-conditioned rooms, suits and apartments with a perfect sea view. 7 nights with return flights included.

All Inclusive in Dom Rep

From £1100pp

Due to its setting on the Dominican Republic’s slightly breezier Atlantic coast, the Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana is an ideal choice for those who enjoy getting out on the water with either a bit of Hobie Cat sailing, windsurfing or kayaking. There’s also the option to do nothing but unwind by the pool or on the beach, or spoil yourself and your loved ones with indulgent spa treatments. The Explorer’s Club for Kids (ages 3-12) and the Core Zone Teens Club (ages 13-17) allow younger guests to get the most out of their holidays too, with a host of activities and facilities available throughout the day and into the evening. All meals, snacks and drinks come as standard as part of the fantastic Unlimited-Luxury® all-inclusive package, and food is available 24 hours a day at the World Café. Choose from seven restaurants which include five à la carte venues, one buffet and one grill. Dine in style at the gourmet French or Italian restaurants or opt for a more laid back atmosphere at venues such as the Barefoot Grill. There is also a café and seven bars (opening times vary). 7 nights All inclusive stay with flights and transfers included.

lissful White Sandy Beaches in Lanzarote

From £525pp

The Arrecife Gran Hotel & Spa is the only five-star hotel to be situated next to one of the biggest and blissful white sandy beaches in Lanzarote. The nearest shops, bars and restaurants in the city centre of Arrecife are also just a short walk away. It’s all about the views here which is apparent in every aspect of the hotel. There is a great range of dining options including the Altamar a la carte restaurant, where from its location on the top floor, you can indulge in delectable cuisine whilst enjoying panoramic views. For ultimate relaxation try out the fantastic spa, which offers a wide range of treatments. This package includes for a 5 nights Half Board stay with return flights.

Three nights in ‘Dam

From £353pp

Three nights await you in Amsterdam! We’ll arrange for your flihts and ground transfers before putting you up in the fantastic 4* hotel Ramada Apollo Amsterdam is located next to the Rembrandtpark and the ring road A10. The impressive building is situated at a distance of 15 minutes from the old centre of Amsterdam and offers an excellent accessibility to both the city centre as well as Schiphol Airport. You will find the Skybar and Restaurant Floor17 on the 17th floor of the Ramada hotel. The open kitchen, smooth service and panoramic view of Amsterdam ensure a perfect evening out. Ideal gift idea at any time of the year.

Croatia & Greece on Rhapsody of the Seas®

From £879pp

Croatia is a dream destination, with its stunning coastline and vibrant cultural life. In Dubrovnik, enjoy incredible views and cool clubs and bars. You’ll love Split’s Diocletian’s Palace and the pretty countryside around Zadar, where exploring is a delight. Idyllic Greece has it all – sparkling seas, stunning islands and awe-inspiring sights. Santorini’s dazzling skyline will take your breath away while memories of sun-kissed beaches and the ancient treasures of Crete, Corfu, Rhodes and Athens will last forever. Package included for a 7 nights stay with flights from London Gatwick. Enquire for more information.

Natural Beauty in Krabi

From £1849pp

This unique resort of Rayavadee the Phranang Peninsula to the south of Railay has been created to blend seamlessly with its stunning natural environment and offers peace, privacy and traditional Thai hospitality. Fringing three pristine National Marine Park beaches and surrounded by 26 acres of coconut groves and tropical gardens, remote Rayavadee has panoramic views of emerald-green waters and dramatic cliffs. Even the beachfront swimming pool is like no other. Set against a backdrop of tropical foliage, it is a remarkable hidden gem. The resort offers a choice of four restaurants, ranging from innovative five-star cuisine at Raya Dining to classic Thai dishes served beside the sea at Krua Phranang. The Raitalay Terrace is open for lunch and dinner and serves a wide range of international dishes to the beautiful backdrop of Railay Beach. The Grotto is a firm favourite – found beneath an ancient limestone cliff, it offers light snacks and hosts the occasional barbecue. The price includes for a 7 night stay in a Deluxe Pavillion with return flights and transfers.

Picturesque bay of Talamanca

From £799pp

The OD Talamanca was fully refurbished for 2016, in a unique and modern style. This hotel offers luxurious accommodation in a fantastic location. The hotel is overlooking the picturesque bay of Talamanca and Ibiza Town giving spectacular views of the sunsets and sunrises on the horizon. The beach with its fine golden sands and clear blue waters is only metre away. Close by are also some of the most exclusive marinas and the Old Town with its many bars and restaurants. One of the most famous nightclubs in Ibiza, Pacha, is also just a short taxi ride away. Things are very relaxed here, and with breakfast available until midday, lie ins are a must! All rooms in this hotel face the sea or at least partially and have a contemporary Mediterranean design. This hotel is perfect for couples and friends looking for an exclusive experience! The price includes for a 7 nights stay with Daily Breakfast and transfers.

The All New Sandals South Coast Jamaica

From £1520pp

Sandals South Coast, set within a 500-acre nature preserve, is perfectly positioned along a two-mile stretch of unspoiled beach where you can view both the sunrise and the sunset each day. The serenity along this stretch of natural coastline is ideally suited both to relaxation and romance savored beneath the shade of an almond tree. Every dining experience at Sandals South Coast has been designed to please your palate. Using only the freshest ingredients, their chefs create authentic regional specialties – Italian, Asian, Mediterranean, Caribbean, Jamaican, and more. Dine along the beach or on the piazza. No matter where you dine, everything – including their specialty restaurants – is included! Contact us for more detail.

Mesmerising Algarve

From £459pp

Occupying a spectacular position with mesmerising views out over the Atlantic Ocean, the São Rafael Atlântico effortlessly creates a relaxing retreat by combining stunning sun-kissed gardens, contemporary design and a sophisticated aura. Indulge in a range of spa treatments and rest your mind while you take a swim in the indoor pool. Dine with a delicious dish and enjoy views of the dramatic Algarve coast or take time out to visit the traditional restaurants down the cobbled streets of Albufeira Old Town. The popular São Rafael Atlântico is an ideal five-star property for a couples getaway all year round. This price includes for a 7 nights stay with Daily Breakfast, flights and return transfers.

Visit Nessebar today!

From £526pp

Sol Marina Palace offers an exclusive experience: the charm of antiquity of the Old Town and the luxury and modernity of the New Town of Nessebar. The city reveals numerous tourist attractions and shopping opportunities.With its unique location and quality of services, Sol Marina Palace is a very good choice for relaxing, beach and active holidays and also for business events. Modern conference rooms for formal meetings, elegant restaurant and bars, comfortable rooms with stunning views will make your stay unforgettable. The hotel combines the romantic atmosphere and coziness of the Old town with the attractive night life of Sunny beach. This package includes for a 7 nights All Inclusive stay with 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.

Go Lush in Lanzarote!

From £741pp

THB Tropical Island is a large complex located close to the beach and resort centre, with plenty of facilities and activities on offer, making it the perfect base for a fun-filled holiday in the sun. Ideal for families, friends and couples, this hotel has something for everyone ranging from a splash park, playground and mini club for the kids to a chilled-out spa with whirlpool and a disco bar for the adults as well as a massive sixteen pools and great sports facilities to choose from. The spacious and renovated apartments will ensure you have a comfortable stay. This package includes for 7 nights All Inclusive stay with flights and transfers.

SANTA, I KNOW HIM!!

From £399pp

We have an amazing meet and greet with the big man himself SANTA!. Just look what’s packed into your day. Meet Santa (each child aged 2-12yrs receives a gift), meet Rudolph and friends, Huskysled ride, explore Santa’s Village, playtime in the snow, lunch with drinks, plus in-flight meals, thermal suits and boots. Enquire with one of the team for more information. Includes flights from Bristol to Lapland on 10th December 2017.

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.

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