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 Luxury in Cyprus

From £669pp

2 bars including a piano bar and sports bar serving a range of local, international and premium drinks The Adams Beach Hotel in Nissi Bay, Ayia Napa is ideal for families wanting superb facilities, a host of activities and impeccable service. With 5 swimming pools, a lazy river and waterslides for the kids, combined with a relaxing spa and regular evening entertainment, Adams Beach Hotel is the perfect choice for all the family. It boasts 2 bars including a piano bar and sports bar serving a range of local, international and premium drinks, 6 restaurants including 2 buffet restaurants and 4 à la carte restaurants, serving a range of international, Japanese and local cuisine, 5 outdoor pools including children’s pool and pool with children’s section (freshwater) and an indoor pool. This package includes for a 7 nights stay with daily breakfast, return flights and transfers.

2018 Trip to NYC

From £559pp

The Hotel Metro is where you want to be in New York City. For those who thrive on the energy of Manhattan but also seek out moments of quiet and tranquility, we offer an oasis of calm amidst Midtown bustle. Around the corner from the Empire State Building, one block from Macy’s and seven blocks from Times Square and the Theater District, step past our Beaux Arts façade and find yourself in an intimate, fun and classic hotel with a distinctly local point of view. We have packages available in both January & February 2018 for 3 nights with return flights.

Down the slopes in Austria

From £549pp

Very popular with guests, the Berghof in Austria, Mayrhofen is a traditional hotel representing great value for money in the heart of the village, with a welcoming wood-panelled lounge and cosy bar with open fire. Treat yourself to an enticing blend of sport, entertainment, relaxation and tranquility surrounded by the beautiful Zillertal Mountains.Rejuvenate and unwind as you experience the very best of Zillertal hospitality ensuring you enjoy a wonderful holiday. We can arrange all your lift passes and ski / snowboard equipment hire whilst there so just get in touch. This package includes for a 7 nights Half Board stay with return flights from the UK (other departures airports across Europe available).

Party in Pattaya at Hard Rock

From £859pp

On Pattaya beach road, overlooking the sunset of the Gulf of Thailand, the Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya is turning up its volume to entertain you with a new experience that is as stylishly rock ‘n’ roll as it is unique. The new aesthetic, is as always, infused with youthful energy, its love of music, passion for life, and delivered with a belief in our credo Love All, Serve All. The list of new amenities, restaurants, bars and services all add-up to elevate the renewed Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya into the list of must-see destinations in Pattaya, much like it was 15 years ago when the property first opened its doors.Located an hour and a half drive from Bangkok, for work, play, meetings or parties, there is something for everyone and everything that rockers would wish. This package includes for a 7 night stay with daily breakfast and return transfers.

5* Small Island Escape in Thailand

From £899pp

You’ll arrive by speedboat to the tiny island hideaway of Koh Yao Yai, which offers some of the best and most unspoilt beaches in Thailand. Here you will stay at the 5* Santhiya Koh Yao Yai Resort & Spa for 8 nights. Clear waters, a laid-back pace of life and more off-the-beaten-track than its neighbouring islands, Koh Yao Yai lies in the sheltered, emerald green waters of Phang Nga Bay, home to spectacular limestone cliffs and rock formations rising from the water. It’s here that we’ve discovered a slice of paradise. This luxurious hideaway has a private beach and sense of exclusivity – the only traffic here is the local boats from the nearby pier. Explore small isolated islands, swim in the huge freeform pool, snorkel and learn how to cook traditional Thai cuisine. The spa here is known as ‘the fountain of youth’, so book a treatment at extra cost for some pampering. There are six restaurants to try out, including settings such as the pier for a private dinner; and the sunset views can be snapped at Sea Restaurant and Bar. The Supreme Deluxe Sea View Rooms are absolutely stunning and your balcony will have its own daybed and bathtub, so you can soak in the bubbles and take in the stunning ocean views. This offer is only around for a few days, so chat to us today.

Marina Cottages in the Norfolk Broads

From £78pp

Ferry Marina Cottages is part of our Daisy Door Cottage style Collection, enviably located within the marina beside the river Bure in one of the Norfolk Broads’ most picture-postcard villages. A stunning collection offering an idyllic slice of waterside life. Watch the world go by in style with these sleek cottages – each spacious, superbly finished interior is beautifully complemented by big balconies hosting gorgeous views over the multi award-winning marina. Britain’s most magical waterland unfolds from your doorstep, with fishing* right outside, and offers an opportunity to experience life at a more relaxed pace – a leisurely sail on a day cruiser is an absolute must! A perfect family break. Enquire for more details.

Relax at Relaxia, Lanzarote

From £549pp

A traditional hotel set within lush, floral gardens and the sandy beach only a short stroll away, the Relaxia Olivina Lanzarote is perfectly situated for a relaxing beach break. Throw in three relaxing pools, a range of comfortable rooms plus great service and you’ve got the perfect all inclusive option for an enjoyable holiday. Upgrade to a Double room with Priority Location for the best views on the higher floors of the hotel. Even more reason to book your Lanzarote holiday at this fantastic hotel! 7 nights All inclusive stay with flights and transfers in 2018.

Hillside in Gran Canaria

From £519pp

Nestled into the hillside overlooking the sparkling sea and sandy beach, IFA Interclub Atlantic in Gran Canaria is a family friendly hotel set within extensive tropical gardens giving it a peaceful atmosphere, perfect for a relaxing break away. Perfect to keep your little ones entertained, this hotel has two swimming pools complete with fun waterslides, a great kids club and bursting with activities, all ages will enjoy their stay here. With fantastic views of the sea and beach from the gardens, spacious family rooms and an excellent All Inclusive programme as well as a disco bar and pool bar, the adults can also let their hair down and have some fun in the sun at this hotel. 7 nights All Inclusive with return flights and transfers.

Crystal Clear Sea in Turkey

From £589pp

Overlooking the crystal clear sea, the Crystal Sunset Luxury Resort and Spa is a brilliant choice for an exciting, fun filled family holiday with that extra touch of luxury. The hotel has it all, with exceptional facilities to keep all ages entertained. Kids and grown-ups will love the spectacular waterpark with its great range of slides including the black hole, free-fall and famous Red King Cobra slides, while those looking for a spot of relaxation will adore the spa and its range of soothing treatments. If you’re able to pull yourself away from the action packed entertainment on offer, meal times at the hotel are definitely something to look forward too. With an extensive main buffet restaurant with an adults only section and a wide range of à la carte restaurants the hotel certainly is the bee’s knees when it comes to dining! This package includes for a 7 nights All Inclusive stay with flights and transfers.

Luxury in Tenerife

From £549pp

Perfect for couples looking for a comfortable hotel away from the hustle and bustle of resort life. Uniquely positioned on a headland, the hotel offers guests panoramic views from its stunning sun terrace. The spa provides a great escape to relax and rejuvenate, but if you are more adventurous, the location is great for walkers. For these reasons, as well as its exclusive facilities and stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean from its rooms, the Hotel Arenas del Mar it is a perfect hotel to come as a couple and disconnect in a privileged environment such as El Médano. If what you love is the authentic atmosphere of Tenerife, in El Medano you will find a perfect destination; full of attractive things to do without being the typical tourist destination of Playa de Las Americas. This package includes for a 7 nights All Inclusive stay with transfers.

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.

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