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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Melati Beach Resort & Spa, Koh Sumui

From £1549pp

A stylish, family-friendly resort with great kids’ facilities and activities. Cascading down the hillside to a near private beach, this charming resort is just a short taxi ride from Chaweng, but far enough to feel a million miles away. With many of the rooms featuring their own private pool, the main pool never gets overly busy, so it’s easy to find a stunning spot to spend lazy days with a book or simply watch the world pass by with a cocktail in hand and make the most of its peaceful location. Try a snorkelling trip or stretch out with a yoga session before refuelling at one of the elegant restaurants or bars. At the kids’ club, there’s a full itinerary of activities for children aged 3-8 years old, including coconut painting and pizza making (at extra cost). For dining, The View has a great beachfront setting with fresh, locally caught seafood, while Kan Sak Thong serves up the finest Thai and fusion cuisine. The package includes for a 10 night stay with breakfast. Includes two FREE nights & transfers. Departures 10 – 31 October 2019. London Heathrow £1,569pp, Manchester £1,549pp

8 days in Jordan’s Ancient Wonders

From £1649pp

Enjoy this stunning 8 days Jordan’s Ancient Wonders packages from just £1649pp. You’ll discover historic and biblical sites, explore the ‘Lost City’ of Petra and soak up magical desert landscapes as you immerse yourself in Jordan’s treasures. You’ll depart the UK and take in Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum, The Dead Sea before returning to the UK. Included are Free VIP private airport transfers a varied meal plan and an optional star-gazing desert excursion (available at a supplement). Departures between September 2019 – November 2020. Enquire for more detail.

5* in Abu Dhabi

From £449pp

One of the wealthiest cities in the world, Abu Dhabi lays claim to an amazing array of architecture, attractions and natural splendor.  Situated at the gateway to the capital city is Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, a beachfront five star hotel in Abu Dhabi with unrivalled views of a design masterpiece – Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. Located just a 45-minute drive away from Dubai, enjoy the best of both worlds at Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, the close proximity to a neighboring metropolis and Abu Dhabi attractions, including the first Ferrari theme park with the fastest roller coaster in the world, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race Circuit, and Yas Waterworld , the region’s largest waterpark. The package includes for a 3 night stay. Valid from travel 5-26th September 2019 from Heathrow (available from MAN for + £50pp)

Sanibel Island Florida & New York with Car Hire

From £1699pp

Welcome to the wonderful, Gulf-front West Wind Inn, the Official Beach Resort of Sanibel Island, Florida. Whether it’s a family vacation, a romantic getaway, a sunset wedding or a special event, West Wind Inn will wow you with our private beachfront beauty, rest and recreational amenities, contemporary and comfortable lodging, plus genuine island hospitality. Looking for Sanibel’s best? Just look to The West. The Row NYC hotel has pioneered a new era of individuality among Times Square hotels by meeting NYC’s signature urban grit with grandeur. Row NYC transforms your New York city stay into a completely contemporary experience – with a front row view to Times Square that’s truly incomparable. Outside the hotel, guests have access to anything and everything Times Square has to offer – 24/7. Inside, the Row NYC is a medley of inspired New York City. Delta Air Lines/Virgin Atlantic From London ON 27th January 2020, 7 Nights at West Wind Inn Sanibel Island in Guest Room With Continental Breakfast & include Car Hire , 4 Nights at Row NYC in Double Room on Room Only.

Your Own Private Swimming Pool in The Maldives

From £2497pp

We have a fantastic offer giving you a reduction in standard rates of nearly 50%!! Stay at the 5* Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa, Maldives with a complimentary upgrade to All Inclusive and….YOUR OWN PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL!!  At the secluded southern tip of the Maldives, the lush and luxe Shangri-La has a glorious sense of space. This 54-acre island of towering Banyan trees, thousands of coconut palms, three natural lagoons and one-and-a-half miles of white sandy beaches showcases a different side to the Maldives. Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort & Spa sits in the far south of the Maldives, south of the equator. It even runs on its own island time so that guests can enjoy an extra hour of sunshine – a great example of the above-and-beyond Shangri-La service. This offer is valid for travel in September 2019 from various airports (other dates available at a supplement). Enquire today.

All Inclusive in Dominican Republic

From £1799pp

Enjoy 11 nights All Inclusive stay at the stunning 5* Secrets Caps Cana Resort & Spa, in Dominican Republic.  Escape into luxury at this sophisticated, adults-only hideaway located in the exclusive gated community of Cap Cana. Facing the clear Caribbean Sea along the white sand of the exclusive Juanillo Beach, you’ll experience Unlimited-Luxury® —where everything is included. Flight departing Manchester, UK on 7th October 2019 🚨 UPGRADE 🚨 Preferred Club Room from £22pppnt

AVANI Barbarons Seychelles Resort

From £1397pp

A tranquil retreat tucked into a lush tropical grove, just steps from the Indian Ocean. While the Seychelles isn’t exactly short on beaches, some make your jaw drop. This is one of them: sand as soft as icing sugar, water in jewel tones. Barbarons Beach is part of AVANI Barbarons Seychelles Resort, a peaceful hideout on the west coast of Mahé – the only retreat on this coastal stretch. The sandy crescent is encircled by a wall of emerald foliage, concealing low-slung rooms and suites made from indigenous materials. MEGA OctoOffer™️. Enjoy  7 nights Half Board with guaranteed room upgrade from £1397pp! Valid for departures during November & December 2019 from London Gatwick. Manchester available. SAVE UP TO £1676 PER COUPLE!!

Vakkaru Island, Maldives

From £1899pp

Within the UNESCO BIOSPHERE RESERVE of Baa Atoll in the Republic of the Maldives lies a reef island composed entirely of sediment produced on the surrounding coral “faru” or reefs, 85% it is suggested, by parrotfish, the fish grinding up coral during feeding and, after digesting the edible content, excrete the rest as sand, creating the powder soft, brilliant white sands that encircle the island. A study was published in the journal Geology in 2015 with this interesting fact after having taken samples and surveys on the reefs around Vakkaru island. This stunning package includes for a 7 night Half Board stay in a Beach Villa. Valid for departures 02 Sep – 14 October 2019. Available from London Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow. Upgrade to an Over Water Villa from £171pppn. Upgrade to Business Class from £2,279pp return.

5* Beachfront in Dubai

From £789pp

A FIVE-STAR BEACHFRONT HOTEL IN DUBAI’S ELEGANT MARINA DISTRICT. Discover a beachfront getaway minutes from The Walk at JBR where five-star luxury is accompanied by an inimitable sense of place. Where white sand beaches, luxury shopping and the picturesque Dubai Marina find balance with a warm, Mediterranean-style hotel outfitted with lush gardens and world-class amenities. Create the escape of your dreams. The package includes for a 3 night Half Board stay at the 5* The Ritz Carlton. Inclusive of complimentary UK airport lounge passes. Valid for departures 12 – 19 September 2019. Available from London Gatwick flying with Emirates.

2020 Walt Disney World Resort Holiday

From £1189pp

FREE Disney Dining & Drinks with this 2020 Walt Disney World Resort holiday. Your package will include a 7 night stay at the 3*+ Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. An oasis set on the shore of Lago Dorado, the re-imagined Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort celebrates the daring spirit of the great Spanish explorers, artists, writers and architects. Throughout the Resort, discover a blend of classic Spanish influences, imaginative Disney touches and modern comforts both inside and out—so you can feel energized and inspired during your stay.  Includes FREE Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan, Disney’s 14-Day Ultimate Ticket for the price of 7 days with Memory Maker, $200 Disney Spending Money & FREE Disney’s Magical Express Transfers. Valid for selected departures 08 – 18 May 2020. London Gatwick and Manchester available.

Two nights in Dubrovnik

From £175pp

In the heart of the Mediterranean garden where the hotel is located, its beach, and the view of the Elaphite archipelago combined with our professional service, produce a memorable experience of Dalmatia. Hotel Splendid is the perfect getaway for couples who want to relax from everyday’s life and spend a romantic time together. Not many will be able to resist the colorful Dalmatian view spread from windows of all 59 elegantly arranged and decorated rooms.  Here you will spend indeed a ‘splendid’ 2 nights with Daily Breakfast included. Flights depart London Stansted on 17th October 2o19.

5* Thailand Twin Centre Island Escape

From £1077pp

Hold onto your hats with this stunning 10 night twin centre Thailand stay. You’ll start with 5 night at the The Devasom Khao Lak Beach Resort & Villas. This new beachfront resort is about pure escapism. Opening in late 2018, it’s sister to the award-winning boutique hotel, Devasom Hua Hin, and is influenced by the same nostalgic themes but with a difference. This hotel takes inspiration from the unsung opulence of 6th- and 7th-Century Southeast Asia and the resort’s location nestled between a near-empty beach and a natural lagoon adds plenty of exclusivity. For the second half of your holiday, you’ll relax in splendour at Cape Kudu in Koh Yao Noi. Cape Kudu Hotel has the kind of effortlessly cool interior design that you find in glossy magazines. It embodies seaside glamour – think white plantation shutters, distressed wood, wicker chairs and a satisfyingly fresh colour palette of teals and white. Daily Breakfast included throughout. Flights with Qatar Airways from LGW during Sept & Oct 2019. Also available from LHR, BHX, MAN & CWL.

Dubai Rugby Sevens packages, featuring Kylie Minogue!

From £669pp

As if the Dubai Rugby Sevens wasn’t exciting enough, #KylieMinogue has just been confirmed as the headline act for the Friday night concert! Book your packages today with the 2-Day Season Ticket including the Friday concert, plus Friday and Saturday access to the Dubai Rugby Sevens tournament. Options of the 3* Rove Dubai Marina – 4 nights from £669pp or the 5* Jumeirah Zabeel Saray – 4 nights from £1,029pp. Flights from London Gatwick on 5th Dec 2019 with Emirates and transfers. Regional departures available.

Exclusive 10nt New York, Miami & Virgin Cruise 🚢 Deal

From £1985pp

Enjoy this amazing and Exclusive 10 night New York, Miami & Virgin Cruise Deal. Your package includes a 3 night stay in New York, 2 nights in Miami Beach, both 4* hotels, and 5 nights aboard the Scarlet Lady on a  Adult Only Caribbean Cruise. All of your flights are included Includes all  (available from LHR, MAN, GLA & DUB) along with with transfers. For more information on this deal and for the full itinerary, enquire with the team today.

All Inclusive in Captivating Cuba

From £1289pp

It’s easy to unwind at the Royalton Hicacos – this place teams a location on one of the best stretches of beach in Varadero with a great wining and dining scene. The Royalton Hicacos is on the Hicacos Peninsula, between a white-sand beach and a belt of jungle greenery. The just-for-adults hotel has the feel of a tropical retreat – it’s spread among thatched-roof buildings, and in grounds coated in palm trees and shrubs. The package includes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay with departures available between 20 September – 13th October 2o19. Available from LHR £1,389pp, MAN £1,289pp, DUB £1,299pp, NCL £1,449pp, BHX £1,399pp & CWL £1,489pp.

14 nights Ultimate Disney Cruise & Stay Experience

From £2299pp

A stunning Disney Cruise package has just landed in OctoTowers. The package includes an amazing 14 nights where you’ll spend 7 nights 3* Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort, Orlando combined with a 7 night cruise on board Disney Fantasy. Included in this fantastic package is a 7-Day Ultimate Ticket. Ports of Call: Port Canaveral (Florida), USA – Cozumel, Mexico – George Town, Grand Cayman – Falmouth, Jamaica – Disney Castaway Cay, Bahamas – Port Canaveral (Florida), USA. Return flights from LON (Jul 19 – Sep 20). Enquire for more details.

Atlantis The Palm

From £499pp

Whether you are staying with them, visiting their marine & water park attractions for the day or dining in one of their award-winning restaurants, Atlantis promises to deliver extraordinary experiences. They are very excited to bring to you a wide range of new and exciting entertainment options that you must try during your visit. Atlantis, The Palm is a majestic 5 star Dubai hotel situated on the Palm, a man-made island that has captured the world’s imagination with its magnificent scale and ingenuity. Our hotel rooms and suites are designed for absolute comfort and luxury. Enjoy spectacular views of the Arabian Sea or the magnificent Dubai Skyline. Included in all of our rooms and suites is unlimited complimentary access to the Aquaventure Waterpark and The Lost Chambers Aquarium. Package includes for a 3 night stay in an Ocean King Room with FREE Half Board upgrade and FREE unlimited access to Aquaventure Waterpark & The Lost Chambers Aquarium. Varying departures 02 – 19 September 2019. Family of 4 offers available from: London Gatwick £499pp, Manchester £539pp, Glasgow £549pp. Couples offers available from: London Gatwick £759pp, Manchester £789pp, Glasgow £799pp. 5 night stays and May 2020 offers also available!

The Ravenala Attitude, Mauritius

From £1697pp

A popular retreat catering for both couples and families with fantastic dining choices and activities. The Ravenala Attitude is a fresh and welcoming resort on Turtle Bay, and the focus is on providing plentiful activities and culinary experiences for everyone. If you’re looking for an active break have a go at paddleboarding, windsurfing and canoeing or splash out on diving, parasailing or waterskiing. The Otentik Attitude programme allows you to really get to know your destination with cooking classes, dinner in a local home, market visits and culture and heritage tours. There is a particular emphasis on cuisine here with 10 dining outlets – from family friendly to adults only. The day begins with a buffet breakfast at the main restaurant while lunch can also be enjoyed at the waterfront restaurant Ō, Beach BBQ and Taba-j. It’s at dinner when the resort really comes into its own with eight restaurants to choose from, seven of which are included in the all-inclusive package. A 7 night All Inclusive stay awaits with departures from LGW available throughout December 2o19. Premium evening flight. Return transfers on arrival.

This is one of the Maldives’ Finest Resorts

From £3299pp

This is one of the Maldives’ finest resorts, with a premium all-inclusive concept. Belonging to the luxurious Constance portfolio, Constance Moofushi’s beauty is paralleled only by the highest standards of service and quality, and there’s serious attention to detail here. Facilities are stylish yet natural, with wood, bamboo and thatched features. The sand-floored Manta restaurant offers buffet-style dining, with numerous live cooking stations serving up dishes including Italian classics and Maldivian specialities. An overwater section of the restaurant allows you to find a quiet table and dine amid stunning Indian Ocean views. The equally relaxed à la carte Alizée beachfront grill is located just a few steps from the ocean, and specialises in grilled meats and fresh seafood. Package incliudes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay in a Water Villa. Selected departures in September 2019 from MAN.

Tamarind By Elegant Hotels, Barbados

From £1289pp

This welcoming and relaxing resort blends Mediterranean and Caribbean styles, with its white-washed buildings and terracotta roofs. Stroll along powder-soft white sands to the watersports centre and try your hand at 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 daily complimentary 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. Price includes for a 7 night Bed & Breakfast stay departing London on 8th October 2019. Half Board upgrade available from an extra £539pp, All Inclusive from an extra £769pp. Flights from MAN direct available for £95pp more.

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