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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Bayview Beach Resort, Penang

From £739pp

At Bayview Beach Resort Penang, a tropical garden filled with slender palms is all that separates you from the long stretch of enticing white sand at Batu Ferringhi beach. Painted fishing boats ply the waters of the Straits of Malacca as they have done for centuries, creating a scenic backdrop for your Penang holiday. Adventurous guests can try parasailing and jet-skiing at our Watersports Centre, while the garden massage hut offers a romantic option for honeymooning couples. You can relax in our outdoor Jacuzzis or the serene spa. 7 nights package with flights and transfers included.

Algarve Villa with Flights

From £294pp

Villa Celia is located in the quiet area of Vale de Parra whilst only being a short drive away from the sandy beaches and array of amenities at Gale and Castelo. Floor-to-ceiling patio doors in the bedrooms provide an abundance of natural light and lovely views of the surrounding resort. A large built-in barbecue area with outside dining facilities are perfect for al fresco dining and relaxing in the Portuguese sun. The price is based on 8 people travelling in April 2018. Flights included.

4 Bedroom villa in Praia D’El Rey, Portugal with flights

From £288pp

Located in the central area of Praia d’el Rey and a stroll away from the clubhouse, Villa Lisa is an ideal villa for a family holiday. Spacious and offering comfortable decor and furnishings, the villa provides ample room. The exterior of the villa offers a welcoming private pool which provides a perfect way to cool off having enjoyed a day of sunshine. With a built in barbecue at the property as well, outdoor dining is a must! The facilities of Praia d’el Rey are within a walk from Villa Lisa and the beach can also be found within a short drive. Price based on 8 people travelling for 7 nights in April 2018. Flights included.

All Inclusive at Cinnamon Dhonveli

From £1299pp

Offering an affordable escape to the Maldives, Cinnamon Dhonveli showcases the diversity of the Indian Ocean, with a dramatic surf break with crashing waves to one side of the island and a calm lagoon for snorkelling on the other. There’s a casual, laid-back vibe here. For dining, you’ll be allocated one of the three restaurants – Koimala in the gardens, Maakana with a view of the surf break, or Rehendhi at the edge of the lagoon. All are buffet-style, with a wide choice of international dishes and live cooking stations. Raalhu Bar’s outdoor deck overlooks a renowned surf point, and dolphins and even pilot whales can occasionally be spotted, while the Raiyvilaa Bar is the perfect spot for sundowners. Rooms here are simply furnished and housed under thatched roofs. We love the two-storey Exclusive Garden Bungalows for the space and excellent value that they offer, as well as the fact that they sit in shaded gardens just steps from the ocean. Package includes for a 7 nights All Incluisve stay with flights and speedboat transfers.

The Luxurious Jetwing Lighthouse, Sri Lanka

From £999pp

This charming and traditionally-styled hotel is a great choice for those wanting to indulge in some local culture as the historic sights of the UNESCO-listed city of Galle. The unique combination of Moorish, Oriental and Dutch influenced architecture and the striking setting on a rocky headland overlooking the ocean is sure to impress you. The hotel also places great importance on their green initiatives, with a strong focus on both environmental and community activities. Manicured gardens play host to facilities including a spa – two swimming pools and three restaurants. All-day dining is available at the main restaurant Cardamom Café while seafood specialities are popular at The Cinnamon Room. The Deluxe Rooms feature a balcony or terrace with resort and sea views and if you opt for one of the Kuoni Exclusive Spa Rooms you’ll receive a 45-minute spa treatment per day per room. There are also five Themed Suites, each of which has a unique design. Enjoy 7 nights with Daily breakfast. Flights and ground transfers included.

Kata Thani, a Deluxe Hotel in Phuket

From £1099pp

Hemming a long, broad ribbon of soft sands and crystal-clear waters, Kata Thani sits in spacious grounds. The elegant beachfront pool overlooks Kata Noi Beach, which stretches for over 850 metres. Nearby Kata is within easy walking distance and here you’ll find plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. If you need a break from lounging by the pool or on the beach all day, there’s plenty to keep you entertained, with a fitness centre, sauna, Jacuzzis, tennis courts and a variety of boutiques all found here. Meanwhile, families are well catered for in the Bhuri Wing with four kids’ pools, a mini water slide and a new Chang Noi Kids’ Club. For a more relaxed approach to your holiday, pampering is never far away with the services at the spa including garden massages as well as pedicures and manicures. There’s plenty of choice when it comes to dining at Kata Thani, with six restaurants to choose from. This package includes for a 7 nights stay with flights & transfers. Enquire for more details.

School Summer Holiday Fun

From £607pp per family

Seton Sands Holiday Village is a little park with a big heart, and the perfect place to go when you want to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. There’s so much to do here to help you relax and enjoy yourself, from our heated indoor swimming pool to a beautiful adventure trail and a 9-hole golf course with stunning views that makes for a perfect game whether you’re a beginner or a pro. If you want to explore further afield, the shops, restaurants and sights of the city of Edinburgh are just 30 minutes away, so you’ll never be at a loss for something exciting to do. We have 7 night family packages in in July available. Save up to 25% Plus extra £20 off per booking

Valentines Day (or any other day!) in Paris

From £565pp

At 200 metres from the famous Moulin Rouge, the Timhotel Opéra Blanche Fontaine will welcome you between the Opera districts and Montmartre. Located not far from the gare Saint-Lazare, the Department Stores (Galeries Lafayette Boulevard Haussmann)  and the boulevard de Clichy, the hotel proposes a very relaxing and quiet place in the heart of a bustling area oriented towards music and theatre: ideal to discover world renowned Parisian shows and to get to the strategic points of the Capital. Your stay will be for 4 nights with daily breakfast. We’ll arrange your return flights and on top of this a 5-day travel card meaning you can see every inch of the city and and to top things off, a Bateaux Parisiens dinner cruise. Enquire for more details.

Visit NYC for a deposit of just £25pp!!!

From £815pp

Best Western Bowery Hanbee Hotel, New York hotel is located next to the subway and key local attractions such as Canal Street, Chinatown and Little Italy. Welcome to the Best Western Bowery Hanbee Hotel, where guests will find exceptional customer service and accommodations at an affordable rate. This New York City hotel features well-appointed guest rooms and suites, each offering cable satellite television with free HBO and free wireless high-speed Internet access. Guests staying at this 100 non-smoking hotel will enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast buffet each morning before heading out to sightsee. Your package includes for a 4 nights stay with flights and ground transfers.

The 5* Venetian in Vegas

From £799pp

This extravagant hotel is a tribute to the architecture of Venice, with near-scale replicas of famous landmarks. This amazing hotel and casino combines an appreciation of Venice with the best of contemporary entertainment, providing the ultimate Vegas experience. We’ve got a fantastic 4 nights package available which includes your flights, hotel and ground transfers. We can also arrange a selection of tours and excursions whilst you are there. For more information, contact us today.

Luxury in Abu Dhabi

From £549pp

Located in the southwest of Yas Island, The 4* Radisson Blu embodies the modernity that surrounds it. Just minutes away from Yas Links Golf Course, the white sands of Yas Beach and thrilling Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, its superb location offers easy access to some of the island’s most popular highlights. Calm and relaxing, the pool area is the perfect spot to take a break from the lively F1 atmosphere of the island. Here, you’ll find Shams Pool Bar, a firm favourite with guests that offers tasty snacks and refreshing drinks – it’s also a great place to enjoy the sunset. As evening draws in, if you’re after something a little livelier, head to Fast Track with its welcoming atmosphere and range of drinks. While Abu Dhabi is not short of amazing restaurants, those who don’t want to wander far from the hotel will not be disappointed. Assymetri offers cuisine from around the globe, with chefs displaying their culinary skills at live cooking stations. Filini also features a lively show kitchen, serving up delicious Italian fare, while the Belgian Beer Café offers a cosy atmosphere in a 1920s setting. Your package includes for a 5 nights Half Board stay in a Superior room with flights and transfers.

Ski Package in Sestriere, Italy

From £890pp

The Hotel Savoy Edelweiss is located in the heart of the resort of Sestriere and is only a short walk to the ski lifts. This friendly hotel prides itself on its excellent restaurant and attentive service. The wellness centre is the perfect place to relax after a day on the mountain, or you can enjoy the warm and social atmosphere of the bar and lounge area. However you spend you time, you will be made to feel at home at the Savoy Edelweiss. Your package will includes flights, 7 nights hotel on a half board basis ground transfers when you land along with your lift pass and ski carriage.

Tranquility & Relaxation in Mauritius

From £1599pp

Contemporary and stylish, The St. Regis Mauritius Resort offers tranquil relaxation and excellent dining. Set on a white coral-sand beach with Le Morne mountain providing a dramatic backdrop, this serene resort is dedicated to relaxation and has the intimate feel of a boutique hotel – you will feel like a special guest in a private home. The décor is fresh and natural with wood, stone and white furnishings creating a soothing setting by the main pool and in the sophisticated open-air lounges. The reef-protected lagoon is perfect for watersports and you can enjoy twice-daily snorkelling trips. You are also close to one of the world’s best kite-surfing spots, the ‘one eye’. This package includes for a 7 nights full board stay with flights & transfers.

All Inclusive in Riviera Maya

From £1527pp

If you’re looking for a beautiful place to relax, you’ll be delighted with the Grand Bahia Principe Tulum. Right on a long stretch of white-sand beach on the Riviera Maya, you can chill out by the pool and enjoy stunning sea views. What’s more, as use of the neighbouring Grand Bahia Principe Coba comes included, you’ll have plenty of choice when it comes to food, drink and fun. 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. This package includes for a 10 nights All Inclusive stay with flights and transfers.

Adults only in Gran Canaria

From £612pp

The adult exclusive SENTIDO Gran Canaria Princess hotel is the perfect place for an escape. Totally refurbished in 2013, it’s been transformed into a modern, designer-fitted delight. Enjoy a pampering treat in the tranquil Wellness area, relax on a Balinese bed by the pool, or take advantage of the location and stroll the ten minute walk to the beach. We can offer a 7 nights Half Board package  including flights and transfers from this amazing price.

Enjoy Amsterdam!

From £310pp

If you are looking for a hotel in the city centre. Apollo Museumhotel is located in the heart of Amsterdam. Their hotel is located right next to the Rijksmuseum and is ideal for a city trip, or if you are attending meetings in the centre. Everything is within walking distance. World-class museums close to the hotel are the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk museum and the Heineken Experience. This package makes the ideal gift and includes for a 2 night stay with flights.

Weekend in Dublin

From £296pp

There are 4 star luxury boutique hotels, and then there is The Temple Bar Hotel located in the very heart of Temple Bar Dublin. It is an icon of contemporary design, bringing together a boutique feel and charming hotel service. They guarantee you a great stay in our newly refurbished hotel. The hotel is minutes away from Grafton Street, Henry Street and Dublin’s main thoroughfare O`Connell Street and centrally located to Trinity College, museums, the Famous Guinness Storehouse and Jameson Distillery. The choice of restaurants and bars is on our doorstep including their own Buskers Bar which has live music 7 nights a week. This package includes for a 2 nights stay with flights.

Long Weekend in Cala Mayor

With a hillside location in a quiet area of the resort of Cala Mayor, the Hotel BQ Belvedere has a large outdoor pool area with sun terrace for enjoying days in the sun. There’s a good range of facilities on offer including a children’s club and a regular entertainment programme. For a change of scenery, there’s also a free shuttle bus to the stunning Palma Nova beach. Plus, the cosmopolitan city of Palma is also within easy reach using public transport too if you fancy exploring further afield and taking in the cultural sights on offer there, including the impressive cathedral overlooking the seafront. This package is for a 4 nights All Inclusive stay with flights & transfers.

Easter Family Escapes

4 nights from £232 per family

Join our Easter breaks for families. We’ve always got plenty of themed activities such as bonnet making & parade, arts & crafts and an Easter egg hunt. Or you can try out some of our Nature Rockz activities – there are plenty to choose from. Check out our indoor pools where you can take a swim or join the kids on the slides and flumes.
Whatever you choose, there is something for all to enjoy. Save up to 25% Plus extra £20 off per booking

Save £749pp on this Bali Package!

From £1899pp

Away from the bustling tourist spot of Seminyak, the Soori Bali is a luxury spa resort hidden within the picturesque Tabanan Regency. Nestled between a volcanic black sand beach and a verdant expanse of rice paddy fields, this unique location provides the ultimate escape for those seeking a blissful and rejuvenating spa and wellness retreat. As well as enjoying the respite of the Soori Spa and the stunning oceanfront infinity pool, you can also embark on an array of ‘cultural journeys’ – visit the majestic Tanah Lot temple at sunrise, or jump on a Segway and enjoy a ride through the neighbouring rice fields and traditional villages. This package includes for a 7 nights stay with Daily Breakfast, flights & transfers.

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