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.

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5* in Amsterdam

From £320pp

Rising above the hippest part of town, De Pijp, Pestana Amsterdam Riverside is a stunning 5-star hotel in the heart of Amsterdam. Located in the former Town Hall and Archive of the Amstel Community, it is a true National Monument. This historic hotel, near the Albert Cuypmarkt street market, is the perfect hotel to visit one of Europe’s most picturesque and exciting cities.  With a Spa, including an indoor swimming pool and sauna, a gym, 10 meeting rooms, and a restaurant run by the famous Chef Peter Lute, this hotel is your new place of choice in Amsterdam. Your  stay includes for 2 nights Room Only from Birmingham on ‪31st October 2019‬.

Cocktails & Casinos

From £559pp

Excalibur Hotel & Casino features a full-service spa, 2 the outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the resort’s 15 restaurants, and guests can grab a coffee at one of the 2 coffee shops/cafés. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort’s 3 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This 3.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business centre. 6 meeting rooms are available. This eco-friendly resort also offers a casino, a seasonal outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Parking is available on-site at a surcharge. Your package includes for a 4 night stay with flights from MAN on 2nd June 2020. Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino £70pp More. London £50pp More. Newcastle £20pp More.

Vegas from only £585pp!!

From £585pp

Enjoy 4 nights at the 4* Luxor Hotel and Casino in a Double Deluxe Room with this fantastic offer. Housed in a 30-story pyramid topped with a 315,000-watt light beam, this vibrant Egypt-themed casino resort on the south end of the Strip is 2 miles from McCarran International Airport. Warm rooms have traditional furnishings, flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi. Suites offer soaking tubs and separate sitting rooms; some have wet bars. Pyramid rooms and suites have slanted walls. Room service is available. Dining and drinking options include a food court, a Mexican cantina and a steakhouse, plus a 24/7 Northern Lights-inspired bar. There’s also a bustling casino, a fitness center and a salon, along with a spa and an outdoor pool. A resort fee applies. Indirect flights included from LHR on 4th March 2020. Pre booked seats on flights included along with 23kg luggage per person. Low deposit available!!!

All Inclusive in Bali

From £2199pp

Life moves a little slower at the Sol Beach House Bali Benoa, which is set in pretty, beach-facing gardens. This place feels like a secluded Balinese retreat, thanks to its hidden-away setting and traditional decor. The temple-style entrance is flanked by ancient-looking statues, and if you stroll through the grounds, you’ll see lily-padded ponds and frangipani trees. The grassy lawns make way for a palm-lined swathe of sand as you approach the waterfront. It’s kitted out with all of the essentials, like sunloungers and a well-placed bar. The offer includes for a 14 night All Inclusive stay with 2 FREE nights included. Valid for selected departures 14 – 22 Oct 2019. London Heathrow £2,199pp, Manchester £2,339pp

Punta Cana All Inclusive

From £1250pp

The Grand Palladium Palace Resort Spa & Casino’s location, on a stunning white-sand beach, is hard to beat, with warm turquoise waters and a palm-lined shore. You’re spoilt for things to do too, with a huge variety of water and land activities that suit every mood. To wind down, book yourself in for a soothing spa treatment, before spending your evening in one of the many restaurants, each serving up their own distinctive flavours from every corner of the world. Your package includes for a 9 night All Inclusive stay departing London Gatwick on 3rd November 2019. Includes private transfers. Deposit of £99 available!!

LUX★ Grand Gaube, Mauritius

From £1449pp

A revamped resort with two beaches and uber cool interiors with a hint of African influence. LUX★ Grand Gaube reopened in 2018 after an impressive revamp, with interiors whipped into shape by Kelly Hoppen. The esteemed designer has cast her stylish wand over the rooms, accenting gallery-white walls with a fashionably eclectic mix of woven African baskets, hand-made ceramics, vintage rattan furniture and geometric tiles. Look out for cool Gouzou illustrations by French street artist Jace and bold wall murals by Camille Walala throughout the retreat. Package includes for a 7 night stay with Daily Breakfast. Flights with Emirates between 03-23 September 2019. Return transfers included. London Gatwick from £1,449pp & Manchester from £1,489pp.

Gastronomic Tour of Central Italy

From £1629pp

This exclusive tour takes you on a journey through some of the most important foodie cities of Italy, taking in their culinary delights and colourful histories. You’ll get to experience some of the best food and unmissable sites of Emilia Romagna, Tuscany and Umbria in an intimate environment with a passionate guide.
Varied meal plan. Experience Italy’s BEST foods. 7 night stay included with departure from London Stansted departing 11th September 2020. Other September departures available. Mail today for more information.

⏳FLASH SALE⌛️ – Mexico Madness

From £989pp

Dream Sands Cancún Resort & Spa promises stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. With seven restaurants to choose from, taste and savour cuisines from around the world, whether itʼs as a family or on a romantic, private beach meal for two. Learn how to mix your favourite cocktail or grab one from one of the five bars. With so much to experience, thereʼs plenty to keep everyone happy. The package includes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay with flights departing London on 23rd October 2019. Based on 2 adults and 2 children. Transfers included. Flights from Manchester available for £40pp more.



Truly A Gem Among Grenadian Resorts!

From £1690pp

Experience the warmth and hospitality that Coyaba Beach Resort offers in our alluring surroundings. Relax your mind and body, as you make us your home away from home. The world famous 2.5 mile Grand Anse Beach is only a few steps away from your room. Feel the fresh tropical breeze and the warmth of the sun…do absolutely nothing while you enjoy your stay with us. Enjoy Coyaba’s ambiance of intimacy, with full amenities for the classic Caribbean vacation. Our remarkable design theme exemplifies centuries ago Amerindian life, all combined to make Coyaba one of a kind among Grenadian resorts. The package includes for a 7 night stay under an All Inclusive basis.  Includes private transfers throughout. Departing 07 October 2019 from London Gatwick with Virgin Atlantic. Based on two adults sharing.

Toronto & Niagara Falls with this AMAZING offer

From £695pp

In conjunction with our friends at Canadian Affair, we have a fantastic offer to give you taking in the amazing city of Toronto and the wonder that is Niagar Falls. Departure will be from London Gatwick in October 2o19 and offers you 3 nights accommodation in Toronto before you hit the pillow with 2 nights in Niagara Falls. All ground transportation included. For more details on this offer, mail the sales team today.

5* LUX South Ari Atoll, Maldives

From £1999pp

Whether seeking a peaceful hideaway or active adventure, the picture-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu is home to LUX* South Ari Atoll, a luxury resort where your fantasy of a laid-back, desert island paradise is about to come true. Here, you’ll discover 193 private villas, dotted at the water’s edge along two miles of powder fine beaches and perched on stilts above a crystal lagoon. On land or above water, sunset facing or sunrise, these super spacious rooms and suites bring an entirely original vibe of coastal, beach house chic to the Maldives. The package includes for a 7 night Half Board stay with return sea plane transfers. Flights from London Heathrow on 16th September 2019.

Southern Caribbean Cruise

From £1669pp

Discover paradise in the Caribbean with this 11 night cruise. Hop aboard our Caribbean cruises to find white sand beaches, sparkling seas and tropical sunshine. Each island has its own unique culture waiting to be explored. Fly UK > Miami – Fort Lauderdale – Charlotte Amalie – St. Croix – St. Johns – Bridgetown – Castries – Philipsburg – Fort Lauderdale > Fly UK. On board Celebrity Equinox. Flight from London Gatwick 23rd September 2019. Mail the team today for more information.

All Inclusive in the Maldives

From £1940pp

A scattering of overwater villas and deluxe guestrooms on the tip of South Malé Atoll, Olhuveli Resort embodies pure relaxation and rejuvenation. Treat your tastebuds in one of the Maldives’ largest overwater restaurants, pamper yourself with Ayurvedic treatments in The Sun Spa and explore the Indian Ocean with watersports and diving excursions. Why stay here? With every room, suite and villa overlooking the beach or lagoon, this resort offers a true beach island escape. Families enjoy an innovative kids’ activity programme, endless watersports options and even weekly ‘crab-racing’ championships, whilst those seeking romance will find it with overwater spa treatments, beach dining experiences and sunset sailing trips. The package includes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay with return speed boat transfers. Departure from London Heathrow, 15th May 2020. £99 deposit available!

Las Vegas from only £585pp!!!

From £585pp

Enjoy 4 night at the  4* Luxor Hotel and Casino in a Double Deluxe Room. Housed in a 30-story pyramid topped with a 315,000-watt light beam, this vibrant Egypt-themed casino resort on the south end of the Strip is 2 miles from McCarran International Airport. Warm rooms have traditional furnishings, flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi. Suites offer soaking tubs and separate sitting rooms; some have wet bars. Pyramid rooms and suites have slanted walls. Room service is available. Dining and drinking options include a food court, a Mexican cantina and a steakhouse, plus a 24/7 Northern Lights-inspired bar. There’s also a bustling casino, a fitness center and a salon, along with a spa and an outdoor pool. A resort fee applies. Indirect flights from LHR on 4th March 2020. Pre booked seats on flights included along 23kg luggage per person. Low deposit available!!!

10 nights Bahamas & Florida 🚢 from New York

From £1479pp

Enjoy this spectacular 10 nights Bahamas & Florida cruise from New York from £1479pp!! Your have the choice of flights from London or Manchester between November 2019 and April 2020.  Upon arrival you’ll spend 3 nights at 4* Shelburne Hotel & Suites, New York before boarding the Norwegian Bliss for your remaining 7 nights. You’ll receive a FREE Upgrade from Balcony to Mini Suite and enjoy NCL’s FREE AT SEA – Choose 2 from FREE Drinks Package, WiFi, Specialty Dining or Shore Excursion. Ports of Call: New York, USA – Orlando, USA – Nassau, Bahamas – New York, USA. Mail for more information.

Beautiful Borneo

From £1765pp

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is one of the region’s most popular luxury hotels. It sits on the shores of the stunning South China Sea, just minutes from the city of Kota Kinabalu. Borneo is a fantastic destination for a family holiday and this friendly hotel is an excellent choice if you’re travelling with little ones. There is a fabulous Cool Zone Kids’ Club where lots of activities, such as themed parties, are available. The water play area, which has three water slides, a giant water bucket splash, water balloon war station, plus a huge pool, is a kids’ paradise that will keep them entertained all day. While the children are busy playing, you can chill out at CHI, The Spa which also has yoga, t’ai chi and Pilates sessions. The package includes for a 10 night stay with complimentary room upgrade. Bed & Breakfast board. Full day Sandakan Orangutan Trails Tour. £99pp deposit available. 03 November 2019 from LHR.

All Inclusive 5* Royalton Antigua Resort & Spa, Antigua

From £1277pp

Royalton’s debut property in Antigua is brand new and a top family-friendly option with plenty of activities. It’s in a great location on the slightly misleadingly named Deep Bay – you can go snorkelling here and discover the shipwreck of the Andes, a Trinidadian ship resting on the seabed just a matter of metres underwater. The resort also sits under the watchful eye of Fort Barrington, an 18th-Century British bastion against the French and a lovely viewpoint over the coastline. One of the best things about this hotel is the dining. Enjoy unlimited reservation-free à la carte dinners in any restaurant on any night, as well as 24-hour room service. There’s international buffet food at Gourmet Marché, traditional Italian dishes at Grazie Italian Trattoria and a steakhouse, while Caribbean Restaurant & Grill and Beach Club Grill both have special kids’ sections for family-friendly daytime snacking. The package includes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay in a Luxury Junior Suite Bay View.  Includes shared transfers. Applies to departures throughout September & October 2019 from London Gatwick. Includes complimentary $300 USD in resort credit and a complimentary room upgrade to a Luxury Junior Suite Bay View from a Luxury Junior Suite.

San Francisco Sights

From £838pp

Located just steps from Union Square, the historic King George Hotel – A Greystone Hotel offers a British-inspired ambiance and exceptional service. Our charming boutique hotel, built in time for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915, features all of the modern travel amenities like free Wi-Fi, business and concierge services, INTELITY in-room service tablet, valet parking and NO RESORT FEES! Relax in beautifully renovated rooms with a blend of contemporary décor and vintage accents. The package includes for a 4 night stay departing London Heathrow on 12th February 2020.  FREE Hop On Hop Off Bus Incuding Alcatraz also included. Manchester from £200pp more. Deposit £99pp.



The Surin, Phuket

From £1179pp

Amidst coconut  palms and gently rolling slopes, The Surin Phuket elegantly punctuates the tropical landscape along the island’s finest white sand beach at the tranquil Pansea Beach on the west coast of Phuket Island. The 103 cottages and suites dotted along the beachfront and forested hillside was designed with understated elegance and features a range of personal amenities and thoughtful touches. Spacious interiors allow for comfort, whether to sleep, lounge or be pampered. Relax on the outdoor terrace and soak in the sights and sounds of nature. Includes 7 nights in a One Bedroom Hillside Cottage with breakfast. Return private transfers. Includes complimentary welcome gift, 1 bottle of sparkling wine & 60 minute Royal Thai Massage. Flights departing London Gatwick on 2nd September 2019.

5* in Abu Dhabi & The Maldives

From £1499pp

Discover 2 of the Worlds most iconic destinations, Abu Dhabi and the Maldives. You’ll start with 3 nights in Abu Dhabi staying at the 5* Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort. Discover the vibrant energy of the United Arab Emirates at Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort. Ideally situated on the famous Corniche in the heart of the city, the main shopping and commercial districts are in walking distance and the international airport is easily accessible from the hotel. We’ll then fly you off to Paradise for a 7 night stay 4* SAii Lagoon Maldives, Curio Collection by Hilton, a luxurious tropical escape in the stunning Emboodhoo Lagoon, just 15 minutes by boat from Male (Velana) International Airport. This unique, enchanting hotel gives you the sanctuary of staying on a private island while shopping, dining, entertainment and event space are just across the footbridge at The Marina @ CROSSROADS. Breakfast included throughout. Flights departing London Heathrow on 8th  September 2019. Return transfers in Maldives. SAVE up to £525 per person!!


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