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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Going Japanese

From £1750pp

“I’ve lived in Tokyo for 15 years now and am continuously surprised – sometimes on a daily basis – by something new. Such is the joy of living in a place that prides itself on constant renewal and reinvention; it seriously never gets old. Over the years I have had many opportunities to introduce visiting family and friends to Japan. Seeing the awe and enchantment on their faces when first seeing Kyoto’s Golden Temple or experiencing the kindness of complete strangers never fails to take me back to the moment I first arrived and was instantly smitten” – Courtesy of Lonely Planet. Immerse yourself into the Land of the Rising Sun with our fully tailored package. You’ll spend 7 days in Tokyo where enjoying everything this amazing city has to offer. Return flights included and we’ll throw in a FREE excursion for good measure. Enquire today for more information.

Stylish Oasis in Playa Del Ingles

From £640pp

Set amongst lush tropical gardens and situated in the lively resort of Playa Del Ingles, the Occidental Margaritas is a stylish oasis with a friendly and laid-back ambiance. Offering modern rooms and great service, this hotel is the perfect option for adults and families alike due to its array of facilities on offer. If you are a sports enthusiast, you can take advantage of the plenty of activities at this hotel including free peak performance training with a personal trainer or alternatively you can simply chill-out by the delightful pools and the little ones will be kept entertained at the great mini club and colourful playground. This package is for a 7-night stay under an All Inclusive board rating with return flights and private transfers.

‘Grand’ Bali

From £998pp

Grand Aston Bali Beach Resort, an overwhelming five-star hotel is an ideal retreat to escape, unwind and enjoy peace of mind. Set in the exclusive enclave of Nusa Dua on one of the arresting exclusive beaches of Tanjung Benoa. The resort’s spacious and luxurious 188 rooms and suites are decorated in a Balinese contemporary style and fully-equipped with modern amenities for uncompromising comfort. The property has four versatile restaurants and three bars serving Western, Asian, Italian and Balinese cuisine. An impressive lagoon pool with a swim-up bar and the resort in-house Biwana Spa is an indulgence in pure leisure. The hotel is synonymous with enjoyment and value for money, with a large choice of very attractive “All Inclusive” packages and room & breakfast offers. This package is for a 7 night stay under an Daily Breakfast board rating with return flights and private transfers.

It makes ‘Sense’ in Bali

From £989pp

The Sense Hotel Seminyak is located on the west coast of Bali in the emerging destination of Seminyak. This modern hotel near the beach in Seminyak takes hospitality design to the next level with a stylish fusion of modern functionality and traditional Balinese architecture and culture. The hotel is only a short walk from the beach and only a 5-minute walk from all of the boutique shopping, luxury spas, range of dining options, and busy beach bars that have made Seminyak one of most fashionable places for vacations in Bali. Enjoy a great range of facilities which include a stunning swimming pool, spa, restaurant and free Wi-Fi, as well as some of the most modern and stylish hotel rooms in Seminyak. This package is for a 7 night Full Board stay with return flights and transfers.

Enjoy ‘Mikes Coffee’ in Lanzarote

From £599pp

The 4* H10 Princess  in Lanzarote is a newly styled, family-friendly retreat offering modern designed interiors with a vintage touch. You can enjoy a dip in the lagoon pools or chill out in the lush tropical gardens. With a deserved reputation for customer service, this hotel combines excellent facilities and restaurants with a top-notch location. Located in the fishing town of Playa Blanca, the hotel boasts a contemporary interior design with vintage touches. The hotel has a wide variety of services including an extensive array of dining options, featuring the new Dolce Vita Italian restaurant and specialised café Mike’s Coffee, in addition to a full programme of entertainment for little ones with water attractions and the Daisy Adventure pirate ship; the Despacio Beauty Centre; and Privilege, Exclusive Rooms and Services. This package is for a 7 night Half Board stay with return flights and private transfers.

Go Premier in Dubai

From £715pp

JA Palm Tree Court is an all-suite beachfront paradise of lush gardens and sparkling waterfalls. This premier hotel forms the second half of the JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, making it a great family-friendly destination. Set back from the city centre and overlooking the glistening waters of the Arabian Gulf and the impressive Palm Jebel Ali, you’ll enjoy the peaceful surrounds of the pristine manicured gardens in which peacocks roam freely beside glistening waterfalls. From the palm-lined private beach to the four large swimming pools and the wealth of daily activities, you can choose to do as much or as little as you like here. And with as many as 16 fantastic restaurants and bars included, you’ll find that deciding where to dine is half the fun. This package is for a 3 night All Inclusive stay with return flights and transfers. This package is for a 3 night Half Board stay with return flights and transfers.

Serene Cuba Stay

From £1399pp

All-suite resort that is amongst the finest hotels in Varadero, Cuba, with a great choice of facilities. The serene Paradisus Princesa Del Mar Resort & Spa offers a romantic retreat on the white sands of Varadero yet doesn’t skimp on both facilities and activities. This is the perfect destination for those who wish to reconnect with one another and just unwind on the gorgeous white-sand Varadero beach or on a cabana by one of the hotel’s three pools. Alongside a host of activities, including beach volleyball, t’ai chi, catamaran sailing and scuba diving, there are also a selection of unique experiences such as salsa classes, wine-tasting, art classes, cooking demonstrations and Spanish lessons that will really enrich your stay. Dining here is a pleasure with both local and international cuisine on offer at the numerous restaurants. This package is for a 7 night All Inclusive stay with return flights and transfers.

Picturesque Resort of Playa Blanca

From £599pp

The much-revered Hotel Volcan Lanzarote is ideally located by the sea, close to the Rubicon Marina and the picturesque resort of Playa Blanca with its shops, bars and restaurants. Within the hotel romantic patios, secluded courtyards, fountains and traditional piazzas set the stage for an unforgettable encounter in a truly distinctive village-style setting. With a wealth of great facilities on offer including a choice of four stunning pools and several restaurants it is the ideal place to sit back and relax. Your package includes for a 7 nights Half Board stay with return flights.

Dreamy Dominican Republic

From £1280pp

Welcome to the stunning Dreams La Romana Resort & Spa in Dominican Republic. This welcoming resort has a laid-back and fun atmosphere, and is a great choice whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just enjoying a holiday with family or friends. The spa has a full menu of revitalising treatments and therapies, while for the more active guests non-motorised water sports are available at the beach. For youngsters, there’s the excellent Explorer’s Club for Kids, offering activities and facilities, such as camp-out nights on the beach and an ocean trampoline. The Core Zone Teens Club features games consoles, an archery range and a baseball batting cage. The Unlimited-Luxury® all inclusive package includes a choice of international, speciality and gourmet cuisine – from Italian to Japanese – and premium brand beverages served at eight restaurants and eight bars. You can even dine any hour of the day at the Coco Café. The ‘Sip, Savour & See Dining Experience’ allows you to eat at restaurants at a selection of the resort’s sister hotels in Punta Cana (transfers not included). This package is for a 7 night All Inclusive stay with return flights and transfers.

Tantalising Tenerife

From £240pp

Situated in the historical district, 3* Apartamentos Estrella del Norte in Tenerife is within 1 mi (2 km) of Ancient Dragon Tree, Drago Park, and San Marcos Church. Wind Cave and Artlandya Museum are also within 2 mi (3 km). Along with a restaurant, this aparthotel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a meeting room, and laundry facilities are onsite. Your package includes for a 7 nights Half Board stay with return flights. Based on a family of 4.

Cosmopolitan Glamour in Dubai Marina

From £535pp

A glittering city that has made its name in opulent luxury and cosmopolitan glamour, Dubai offers fun, sun and endless shopping. Whether you’re looking for a long weekend, a short stopover or a two-week holiday, Dubai offers the perfect combination of world-famous beaches, a contemporary city centre, thriving culture and captivating desert adventures. In a city that’s full of awe-striking buildings, Dubai Marina stands out as the home to some of Dubai’s newest and most fascinating buildings and attractions where visitors can relax in comfort and luxury along the waterfront. We’ll send you for a 3 nigt stay in the Marina at the 4* Lotus Hotel Apartments. Flights included with excursions available.

From Sea Horses to Sea Turtles

From £1169pp

The stunning Phi Phi archipelago boasts marine-rich clear waters, rugged jungle-clad islands and dazzling beaches. Stay on Koh Phi Phi Don and you can explore nearby Koh Phi Phi Leh, a breathtaking uninhabited island with a pale green lagoon home to turtles, stunning coral and limestone caves. It’s perfect for a snorkelling or diving trip. Stay at the stunning 4.5* Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort for 7 nights with daily breakfast Return flights and transfers included.

4* Majorca Retreat

From £639pp

The beautiful 4* Hotel Son Caliu Spa Oasis is one of the most iconic hotels in the Son Caliu area of Majorca. The hotel has direct access to the beach making it the ideal location for those who love the sand and sea. The package includes for a 7 night stay with Daily Breakfast, return transfers and FREE UK Airport lounge passes.

Thailand: West Coast Beaches

From £989pp

Combine two of Thailand’s best beach retreats. The vast beaches of Phuket with plentiful entertainment on offer, then just 90 minutes away by boat, the fabulous Phi Phi Islands await. Take a trip to the uninhabited Phi Phi Le, the location of the movie ‘The Beach’. Kata Sea Breeze Resort is perfectly situated between Kata Beach and the green inland hills, whilst nestled on the beach, Holiday Inn Resort Phi Phi Island is a delightful resort with some of the finest diving in Thailand on the doorstep. The package includes for an 11 night stay with return flights.

Spoil Yourself in Gran Canaria

From £499pp

The 5* Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Gran Canaria Mogan is a fantastic getaway to the sunshine. Spend blissful days around one of the pools as you soak up the sun. WiFi through-out the property allows you to stay in touch with social media (if you want to of course). The rooms are spacious and tastefully decorated with views out towards mountains or across the pool. There are Fantastic facilities for sports and the luxury spa to keep you entertained as well as both an a la carte and buffet restaurant to choose from. Tha package includes for a 7 night stay with flights.

Sandy Beaches of Mallorca

From £379pp

BQ C’an Picafort is a stylish hotel with a fab location close to C’an Picafort’s sandy beach. The property has a great pool area complete with sun loungers, while the buffet restaurant has a show cooking station and serves up a range of international themed dishes. There’s a grill restaurant for lunch too, BQ Lounge, which serves drinks and light snacks until late afternoon. BQ C’an Picafort hotel is a real all-rounder, which makes it an ideal option for a beach break. This package includes for a 7 night Half Board stay with October flights and transfers.

Serene Tropical Getaway

From £992pp

Beautifully situated on a gorgeous island in the Indian Ocean, the Radisson Blu Poste Lafayette Resort & Spa, Mauritius offers a serene tropical getaway. This remarkable adult-only resort on the eastern shores of Mauritius features breathtaking vistas, while the sand and clear aquamarine waters lie just outside the door. Guests enjoy numerous beach activities as well as proximity to local attractions such as the Grand Bay tourist hub and Flacq market. To further enhance your exotic beach vacation, their 4-star accommodation includes elegant interior design and modern amenities such as mini bars and Free high-speed, wireless Internet. Dining is also a pleasure with 3 on-site restaurants, perfect for celebrating special occasions over the finest local and international cuisine. This package includes for a 7 night Half Board stay with flights and transfers.

Fantastic Family Getaway

From £489pp

With its extensive grounds and range of facilities, Iberostar Vell Mari in Mallorca is an ideal option for a family getaway. Manicured gardens play host to fantastic pools including one with small slides and jets for children, while the outdoor terraces offer a serene place to relax. The hotel resort is also perfect for sports lovers who can make good use of the on-site tennis court and football area or hire a bike and explore the local area. The beautiful sands of Son Baulo beach are within easy reach using the hotel’s shuttle service and the resort of C’an Picafort is a kilometre away. With lots to do on-site you’ll find Vell Mari a top choice for families of all ages. This package includes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay with flights and transfers.

Award Winning Blue Flag Beach

From £415pp

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 Half Board stay with flights.

Peace, Nature, Wellness….& Golf!

From £459pp

La Finca Golf & Spa Resort, located in the heart of the golf course by the same name, in a natural area of outstanding beauty surrounded by peace, nature and wellness. It has 120 rooms, bright and spacious terraces with views of the golf course or swimming pool. Fully equipped with latest technology and designed with pleasure. An ideal escape for couples, also for a family holiday and for golf lovers. They have a Wellness Center where we offer a wide selection of programs and personalized treatments appropriate to your needs and desires, also a thermal circuit that will allow you to release a stress and achieve well-being of body and mind. This package includes for a 7 night stay with Midland departures and transfers.

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