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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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.

Caribbean Flourishes

From £1349pp

With its white-washed buildings and terracotta roofs 4.5* Tamarind resort blends Mediterranean style with colourful Caribbean flourishes and offers laid-back relaxation. Stroll along powder-soft white sands to the watersports centre – try not to let the beautiful coastline distract you as you attempt to keep your balance while 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 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. This package includes for a 7-night stay with daily breakfast, flights and transfers.

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.

Elegance in Antigua

From £1949pp

Hodges Bay is the first Antigua hotel to be added to Elegant Hotels’ portfolio of luxury hotels. With its secluded setting on a white-sand beach, South Beach chic and impressive choice of facilities and activities – not to mention the luxurious suites, apartments and penthouses – it ticks all the boxes for an indulgent beach escape. Sprawl out on a day bed by the family lounge pool or rent a cabana for your very own private poolside retreat, complete with a plush sofa and loungers, fans, Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. There are plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained, from watersports challenges at the Aqua School and mini golf to film nights and painting events. There are even selfie stations so you can take home a fun memento of your holiday. And if you don’t have any kids in tow you can enjoy the serenity of the adults-only infinity pool, unwind during a couple’s massage, treat your taste buds at a wine and cheese pairing, or learn to create some tasty dishes or cocktails at a cooking demo or mixology workshop. This package includes for a 7-night stay with flights and transfers.

All Inclusive in Chania

From £479pp

Kiani Beach Resort is an all-inclusive family resort in Chania right on the award winning blue flag beach of Kiani Akti, just outside of Kalyves village in Crete. This exceptional Chania resort by the sea offers an amazing retreat for families with young children as it has been specially designed to comfortably accommodate both adults and younger guests. The wide range of exceptional facilities and services provided for all ages ensure a truly relaxing family vacation in Crete. Get ready to delve in a world of luxury and enjoy your holidays at one of the best beachfront resorts in Greece. This package includes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay with flights and transfers.

Magical Marmaris

From £399pp

The Grand Yazici Club Turban is located in a tranquil area of Marmaris and is a resort-style property offering various accommodation options to suit both families and couples alike, which are spread throughout the main buildings and the leafy, green grounds. Relax by day at one of the many peaceful outdoor pools or in the chilled-out spa, while by night you can take in the beautiful surroundings with an evening stroll, enjoy delicious cuisine at the selection of restaurants or have fun watching the evening entertainment. There’s also a fabulous children’s club, playground and some colourful waterslides to keep the young ones busy. This is a perfect choice for combining a laid-back holiday with the bustling resort of Marmaris not far away; the best of both worlds! This package includes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay with flights and transfers.

Escape to the Scottish Highlands

From £145

Escape to the Scottish Highlands with a stay at the stunning Loch Leven Hotel, at the foot of mighty Glencoe, is a historic ferry Inn dating back to the time of Bonnie Prince Charlie. The award-winning family-run establishment has been converted into a quirky and comfortable place to stay and relax, providing an intimate setting and personalised service to all our guests. We take pride in ensuring you feel at home during your stay. With its relaxed atmosphere, beautiful loch-side setting and dramatic views over our gardens to the mountains, this characteristic hotel is the perfect base for short breaks in the Scottish Highlands, or for longer holidays exploring the marvels of Scotland’s West Coast. This stay includes a one-night dinner package along with breakfast for 2 people. Flights available as a supplement.

Explore the Extraordinary

From £1950pp

LUX Maldives South Ari Atoll – The perfect Maldives Holiday. Just 20 minutes from Male International Airport, this breathtaking paradise island has everything you could wish for in n a Maldives holiday. One of the largest Islands in the Maldives, with a range of luxury suites and villas a restful stay is ensured. The beautiful lagoon is filled with an array of exotic and beautiful aquatic life. There is an extensive vhoice of wining and dining options with 7 restaurants and 6 bars, and the LUX Spa is a haven of calm with 15 exclusive spa villas including 4 water treatment villas. This package includes for a 7 night stay with Daily Breakfast and flights.

Enjoy understated African influences

From £1399pp

The Heritage Awali Golf & Spa  is a relaxed and welcoming resort offers one of the best all-inclusive packages on the island, alongside plentiful activities and facilities making it the ideal choice for families, groups and couples. An exceptional standard of cuisine and service can be experienced at the resort’s five restaurants and two bars as well as the further ten restaurants around the domaine. The top table here is without a doubt at the gourmet seafood restaurant Infinity Blue. Each of the resort’s rooms and suites feature traditional décor and modern amenities. Deluxe Rooms have a balcony or terrace overlooking the resort’s gardens or pool area while Deluxe Beachfront Rooms are the closest to the beach, spacious Senior Suites are ideal for families. This package is for a 7 night All Inclusive stay in May 2018. Flights and transfers included.

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.

Luxury in Cape Town

From £2739pp

Start your luxury journey with four nights in Cape Town, staying at the 5* Twelve Apostles Hotel, which offers magnificent views of Table Mountain and the Twelve Apostles Mountain range. Located a short drive from the V&A Waterfront and with easy access to the Cape Peninsula National Park, it’s an excellent base from which to explore. Next, you’ll transfer to the Bushman’s Kloof Wilderness Reserve, an ecological oasis just three hours from Cape Town. You’ll enjoy three nights at this luxurious retreat with its spectacular surroundings and have time to enjoy plenty of exhilarating activities or simply relax and take in the tranquility of nature. Finally, Durban’s coastline awaits and a stay at the iconic 5* Oyster Box Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks, a popular haunt with the rich and famous, boasting impeccable service, a breathtaking coastal setting and state of the art facilities. This package includes for a 10 night stay with all flights and transfers.

Amazing Algarve!

From £420pp

With stunning, uninterrupted views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Auramar Beach Resort is located in one of the most fascinating and breathtaking spots on the Algarve. The large outdoor pool is perfect to cool you down in those hot sunny days and just a short stroll to the beach gives you the option of a more relaxed atmosphere. This property is ideal for families looking for calm days, with the active entertainment of Albufeira not too far away. This package is for a 14 night Half Board stay with return flights.

Wintersun in Lanzarote

From £599pp

Apartamentos THe Morromar is a modern three-star-complex offering you an incredible experience in the island of the volcanoes, Lanzarote. The hotel is located a few kilometers from the capital, Arrecife, and just five minutes walking from the Playa de Matagorda, a familiar beach of golden sand to go for a pleasant stroll. Lanzarote is also the ideal place for the practice of water sports thanks to its optimum climatological conditions. Your package includes for a 7 nights All Inclusive stay with return flights and transfers.

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.

Coconut & Palm Trees

From £1460pp

The adults-only (from November 2017) resort of Solana Beach sits amid coconut and palm trees in gardens that slope down to a long narrow stretch of beach dotted with thatched umbrellas – the perfect relaxation spot.​ Cinnamone is the main buffet-style restaurant with live cooking stations, while à la carte offerings include the open and airy Pomelo Restaurant with outdoor seating and Secrets Corner – an intimate dining room with a ‘dining theatre’ concept. By day, make the most of the beach service and enjoy a fresh coconut water or fruit punch delivered to your sun lounger. By night, head to the vast Indigo Bar for creative cocktails and chill out to the sounds of a live band or DJ. If you’re seeking activities, free watersports at the boathouse include windsurfing, pedal boats and canoes, and on land there’s tennis and volleyball. This package includes for a 10 nights stay in a Superior Room on a Breakfast & Dinner basis with return flights and transfers.

14 nights of All Inclusive Luxury

From £895pp

Daphnila Bay Thalasso, Grecotel’s all-inclusive means guests can enjoy quality holidays with the carefree air of an all-inclusive holiday, without having to worry about the final bill! A range of choices and luxurious surroundings, whether one’s idea of the perfect holiday means spending the day by the beach, sipping ouzo by the pool, dancing ‘til dawn, or splitting time between the Tennis Academy and the pedaloes – or doing all these things! Sumptuous breakfast buffets laden with home-baked goods and a dizzying array of dishes, lavish lunches and dinners featuring live cooking demonstrations, midnight snacks, cocktails and refreshments are all included in the package. This package includes for a 14 nights All Inclsuive stay with return flights.

All Inclusive Family Break

From £1069pp

Families and couples looking for a bright, modern hotel in the popular resort of Psalidi will appreciate everything the Aegean View Aqua Resort has to offer. With a host of facilities as well as an on-site waterpark there is plenty for everyone to do. If basking in the sunshine is more for you then there is plenty of space on the terraces around the pools. The accommodation also prides itself on growing its own produce on their own farm, which you will enjoy as you sit down to savour their cuisine. Along with the exceptional service you can be assured of many fun-filled days and a memorable stay. This package is for a 7 nights All Inclusive stay with flights and transfers based on 2 adults and 2 children.

A Slice of Asian-inspired luxury

From £1139pp

The breathtaking Shangri-La’s Hambantota Resort & Spa has brought all of the hallmarks of Shangri-La – exemplary service, a modern design, the signature CHI, The Spa and innovative dining options – to the shores of Sri Lanka. Set in 53 acres, the resort sits on a long stretch of beach and has a wide range of facilities including The Village, an artisan centre where you can browse and buy locally-created arts and crafts. The resort is also one of the first on the island to have its very own golf course, the beautifully-designed Rodney Wright 18-hole course, perfect if you are looking to enjoy a round or two during your holiday. Younger guests are well catered for with the Cool Zone Kids’ Club, as well as a wide selection of facilities you can enjoy together as a family such as flying trapeze (with trainer on hand to guide you) and a water park with slides and water features. This package includes for a 7 nights with flights and transfers.

Euro Disney at Christmas

From £330pp

There’s no better place to spend Christmas that an EuroDisney and we would like to make that happen! We have a great family package available which will include a 3 night stay at Disneys’ Kyriad Hotel, Eurostar from London, ground transfers where you arrive and of course your park passes. To find out more about this great deal, enquire today.

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!

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