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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From £1099pp

….a prime seaside location, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island, a sense of space. Veranda Palmar Beach, on the stunning and preserved eastern coast of Mauritius, is the perfect combination for guests looking to experience the lagoon and the beach at its best. With its thatched roofs, its whitewashed walls and huge bougainvillea, Veranda Palmar Beach, is bursting with seaside charm. The garden is planted with coconut palms and royal palms rustled by the cool sea breezes. Set on a kilometer-long beach, the hotel is All-inclusive, and boasts two restaurants (one on the beach) and two bars. Includes flights from Heathrow, Stansted or Gatwick on 20th May 2019.

The Twin Centre Package of Dreams

From £1929pp

You’ll start with a 7 night stay at Hilton Hawaiian Village® Waikiki Beach Resort. The hotel offers the perfect mix of exceptional resort accommodations and classic Hawaiian hospitality. Discover over 90 shops and boutiques and a diverse, international selection of restaurants. The resort’s beachfront Super Pool is the largest on the island and on Friday night it becomes the stage for a celebration of Hawaiian culture and entertainment, ending with a spectacular fireworks show. We’ll then fly you over to LA where you will stay in The Hollywood Historic Hotel proudly opened its doors in 1927 to HOLLYWOOD. In 1927 the Los Angeles Times headlines announced “One more beauty from architect S. Charles Lee”. Decades later, this beautiful historic landmark and Member of the National Register of Historic Places, remains the beauty of Hollywood and an exclusive destination and hotel in Los Angeles. Includes all flights based on a departure from the UK on 5th December 2019.

Great Location!

From £629pp

Standing proudly on Seventh Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets, the Sheraton Times Square Hotel has been defining the hospitality and travel experience in New York City for 50 years! If walls could talk, ours would tell stories of the A-list celebrities, United States presidents, music, art, and sports legends, industry executives, world leaders, renowned authors and travelers from all over the world that they’ve welcomed. The package includes for a 3 night stay with flights departing London Heathrow on 6th January 2019. Also available is Manchester from £729pp and Glasgow from £659pp.


From £359pp

Experience the magical world of Orlando, Florida when you stay at one of the most family-friendly and affordable hotels in the Kissimmee area – the Seralago Hotel & Suites. Our 614 beautifully appointed rooms and suites surround you in contemporary style and comfort – perfect for relaxing and unwinding after a day at the parks near Old Town. The list of famous destinations by their family suites includes Magic Kingdom® Park, Disney’s Hollywood Studios™, Epcot®, Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, ESPN Wide World of Sports® Complex, Discovery Cove, Aquatica and CitiWalk. This amazing package includes for a 7 night stay based on a 24th August 2019 departure from London Heathrow. Based on a family of 4 (2 children under 12). Park tickets available at a supplement.

4* Keyonna Beach

From £1299pp

This delightfully laid-back rustic hotel is just steps from the calm, clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. Seagrape trees prop up wooden beams and thatched roofs, and the dark wood furniture is complemented by comfy white sofas, lush plants and decorative seashells. Lounge by the pool or kick back on one of the inviting Carib beach beds. You can also head out on a number of local excursions including a rainforest canopy tour or snorkelling and diving at Cades Reef in search of barracuda, moray eels and reef sharks. The open-plan beach restaurant sits on a raised wooden deck framed with white drapes, in an intimate setting for romantic dinners. All meals are à la carte but you won’t need to make any dinner reservations. The package includes for a 7 night stay in a Beach House Standard room with return flights. Transfers and a 30 minute spa treatment included. Various dates available.

Avra Villa, Zante

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A perfect holiday depends enormously on the holiday home. The ideal accommodation must be warm and cosy just like your own home. Add a touch of luxury, modern appliances, total privacy, amazing views out to sea and peace and quiet. This is what we offer at the Avra Luxury Villa in Zakynthos Greece. A newly built stone villa with a private swimming pool, well kept grounds where you can spend relaxing moments all to yourself and an inviting interior that will offer many happy memories. Take a walk in the scenic olive groves and go for a swim following the path from the villa. What more can you ask from a summer holiday? For more information on this amazing property including details of our full travel packages, enquire with the team today.


From £295pp

Come spend a few days in Barcelona, the most vibrant and cosmopolitan city in Spain. Stay at Pestana Arena Barcelona, a boutique hotel near the Fira de Barcelona, less than 5 minutes’ walk from Barcelona´s Plaza de España and just 3 minutes’ walk from Las Arenas Shopping Centre. This boutique hotel, is located in one of the most active and interesting neighborhoods of the city, Sants, and is close enough to all the visitor hotspots. You can walk to España Station in 6 minutes and get to the Ramblas in only four stops by metro. The package includes for a 3 night stay departing Birmingham, UK on 11th June 2019.

One of The Maldives Most Popular!

From £1274pp

Kuramathi is one of the Maldives’ most popular resorts and it’s perfect if you’re looking for variety alongside relaxation. Here, pathways weave through lush foliage, leading to the excellent facilities that are dotted around this large island. There are two oceanfront infinity pools plus a lagoon-style pool shaded by palm trees, and snorkelling on the house reef is possible straight from the beach. The package includes for a 7 night stay in a Garden Villa under a full board basis. Departing London Heathrow in June 2019. Other dates and airports available for a supplement.

Imaginations Go Free at Haven!

From £149 per Family

Easter 🐣- the perfect time to get back to the great outdoors. And what better place to jump right in than at Haven, where there’s always something unexpected just waiting to be found. So grab your wellies and get going! We’ve got a wide range of Haven holiday packages with deals such as 3 nights from £149 per family of 4 (Self catering, Price based on 5th April 2019). To tailor your package, get in touch with the team today.

New Year in Iceland 🇮🇸

From £909pp

At hotel Plaza you will find 201 bright and comfortable rooms and a spacious lobby area with hotel bar where you can relax after an eventful day in Reykjavik. Fully equipped meeting and conference facilities are available at Plaza. The hotel is ideal for business and leisure. Breakfast buffet is included and all rooms are equipped with a mini bar, telephone, flat screen TV, shower, hairdryer and wi-fi. Full range of excursions available. Price includes for a superior double room with daily breakfast and flights departing London on 29th December 2019.

Get it While You Can!

From £769pp

Welcome to Rosen Inn, an affordable hotel conveniently located in the heart of world-famous entertainment and shopping in Orlando. Stay with us and experience the resort atmosphere and quality that is the standard of the Rosen Hotel & Resorts family of properties. This Rosen Inn hotel closest to Universal Orlando Resort™ offers more than convenience in location. It also offers comfort, security, and its own set of luxuries. Park tickets 🎫 available at a supplement. Package includes for a 14 night stay travelling 20th August 2019 from London and full car hire for the duration. Based on 2 adults and 2 Children under 12 years old.

2020 in The Big Apple!

From £499pp

3 nights in NYC, oh and did we mention it will be Valentines Day. BOOM!! Valentines or not, this is a fantastic deal. You’ll depart London Heathrow on 13th February and stay for 3 nights at The Hotel Metro. 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’ve also got Manchester & Glasgow £549pp, Dublin £449pp, Birmingham £569pp and Newcastle £599pp available.

Sunscape Splash Montego Bay

From £859pp

Located on a secluded peninsula in Montego Bay with over 1,800 feet of powdery beach and overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Sunscape Splash Montego Bay offers a fun-filled getaway with all of the privileges of Unlimited-Fun®, where everything is included. Our Unlimited-Fun® experience is redefining all-inclusive and offers guests 24-hour access to food and beverage options, 24-hour front desk service, along with endless domestic and international beverages from fun bars and lounges and more, all without wristbands or reservations required. And the family fun doesn’t stop there! At Sunscape Splash Montego Bay you’ll find an aquatic park complete with twisting slides and pools that will entertain everyone. The package includes for a 7 nights All Inclusive stay with return flights from London Gatwick. Various dates available. 14 night extension available. Also available from MAN & GLA at a supplement.

LA & Las Vegas MEGA Twin Centre Stay

From £979pp

Check out this on point 8 night twin centre stay taking in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. We’ll jet you out on a direct flight on 12th December 2019 with your first stop being Los Angeles, where you will stay in the 3* Hollywood Historic Hotel. We’ll then arrange for an internal flight to hit ‘Sin City’, Las Vegas. We’ll have you in prime location staying at the 4.5* MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. So much to say, so little time so enquire with the team today for more information.

Coco de Mer & Black Parrot Suites

From £1799pp

Utilising natural stone and dark wood, the main building of Coco De Mer blends with its beautifully rugged surroundings, giving the hotel a hideaway feel. Set on the promontory away from the main hotel, the exclusive Black Parrot Suites come complete with a private lounge, bar and pool – perfect if you’re looking for a luxurious escape. Following a recent renovation in 2018, the hotel has a fresh new look and feel. A great new addition includes the romantic ocean jetty, complete with a rim flow infinity pool and generous sun deck. The package includes for a 7 night room & breakfast stay with selected departures in September 2019. Enquire for more information.

Antigua’s Largest All Inclusive Resort

From £979pp

Set among 40 acres of tropical paradise, Starfish Jolly Beach Resort is Antigua’s largest all-inclusive resort, featuring 464 rooms with private balconies or terraces surrounded by the stunning lush tropical gardens, white sand beaches, and the turquoise waters of Jolly Harbour. Starfish Jolly Beach Resort features six different all-inclusive accommodation options ideal for everyone from budget travelers to honeymooners and families. Enjoy the warm sun and the Caribbean Sea breeze, sail along the stunning waters, or explore the nearby golf courses and marina for an unforgettable stay in paradise. The package includes for a 7 night All Inclusive stay with return flights from LOndon Gatwick on 10th September 2019.

Family Offer!

From £672pp

With beautiful gardens and a beachfront location, Iberostar Creta Marine is a great choice for a holiday in Crete. There is plenty to keep the whole family entertained, but if relaxing is more your thing, then the large, inviting pool area is perfect for a refreshing dip and topping up your tan. Your kids can really shine at Star Camp. This scout-style concept combines fun and learning through things like cooking, problem-solving and art, and is designed to motivate and inspire. 10 nights 4* Half Board with flights from Manchester, UK on 16th July 2019. 2 adults, 2 kids (upto 12)

Sandals’ 2FOR1 Sale is here!

From £1799pp

Nestled along the sun-kissed shores of an exclusive peninsula on Great Exuma, Sandals Emerald Bay Golf, Tennis & Spa Resort brings unprecedented levels of luxury to the easy-going rhythms of the Bahamian Out Islands. Referred to as the Gem of the Bahamas, Sandals Emerald Bay is one of the most sophisticated and picturesque luxury resorts in the Caribbean. Luxury included – 5-Star Global Gourmet™ with 11 dining choices. 6 bars serving unlimited premium spirits. Package includes for a 7 nights All Inclusive stay. Departures available between 26 Aug – 23 Sep ’19 from London Heathrow.

All Inclusive in Paradise

From £1299pp

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. Set throughout tropical gardens and fronted by a golden sand beach, this is the perfect spot for relaxation. If you’re looking for a more active break have a go at paddle boarding, windsurfing and canoeing or splash out on diving, parasailing or water skiing. 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. The package includes for 7 night stay on an All Inclusive basis. Regional departures available. Selected departures throughout June 2019. Mail the luxury team today for more information.

Customer Favourite

From £516pp

Book early with Low deposits and nothing else to pay until 2020!!! 10nts Self Catering Cristina Villas, Majorca, Sa Coma. 2 adults, 2 kids (upto 12) Fly 14th July 2020 from Birmingham. Cristina Villas is a real customer favourite, so it’s no wonder it’s won a coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The warm and friendly atmosphere means you’ll feel like you’re at a home away from home, with a lovely pool area and Majorca’s sunshine to enjoy. Plus, with a host of activities and entertainment on offer, you might never want to leave!

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