Best places to visit in October
For many travel destinations, October is one of the most charming times to visit. The hot temperatures (and crowds) of the summer have faded away, and the crisp autumn weather is perfect for visiting attractions and exploring on a city break. If you're still craving heat and sun, there are also plenty of destinations suitable for a beach holiday, or opt for a vacation spot where fall is setting in and enjoy the spectacular colors on a nature break.
Looking for inspiration for where to travel on your October vacation? Radisson Blu has plenty of ideas for places to go this autumn, no matter what kind of short break or longer holiday you're looking for – from romantic weekends, to family getaways or a trip with all your friends. Browse our stylish selection of hotels and resorts, and start planning your perfect October break.
Beach holidays in October
Make the summer last a little longer by treating yourself to a beach vacation this October. Many top October travel destinations are still hot enough for sunbathing, swimming and other water sports, so there's no need to pack away your bathing suit just yet. With a choice of beautiful resorts and hotels in fantastic, sun-drenched locations, Radisson Blu can help you get the most out of your October holiday in the sun.
Snorkel along colorful coral reefs in tranquil Mauritius – a great choice for both couples and families – or unwind with spectacular Mediterranean views in beautiful Corsica. Alexandria is a fascinating destination that lets you explore cultural attractions while soaking up some sun, or head to Beirut for an enticing mix of spacious beaches and urban charm. Wherever you plan to travel this October, we can help you find your perfect beach vacation.
Radisson Blu Azuri Resort & Spa, Mauritius
Set on a serene beach of the northeastern coast that frames the Azuri village, Radisson Blu Azuri Resort & Spa delivers a distinctive Mauritius holiday experience. A perfect retreat for couples and an enjoyable holiday for families. Radisson Blu Azuri Resort & Spa promises a distinctive island getaway. Just a few steps away from the beach, the 100 rooms opens to a furnished balcony or terrace overlooking the beautiful tropical surroundings of the resort. Discover our culinary delicacies with our 3 restaurants and bars, offering local, Mediterranean and international cuisine. Radisson Blu Azuri Resort & Spa also boasts an array of land and water sports. Guests can also unwind at our spa for a relaxing holiday.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Alexandria
Guests at our hotel in Alexandria relish the chance to stay just minutes from stunning beaches and the airport. Located in the modern Alex West district, the Radisson Blu boasts 262 well-equipped rooms with private terraces. Delicious dining and bar options abound, along with an on-site spa, Jacuzzi, sauna and fitness center. Host meetings, galas and weddings for up to 400 guests.
Radisson Blu Martinez Hotel, Beirut
Both business and leisure travelers appreciate the convenience of staying at the Radisson Blu Martinez Hotel. Beirut’s coastline, centers of commerce, historical monuments, shopping and nightlife all lie within a short distance. The hotel offers a variety of convenient services, including multiple dining options and fitness and water facilities. A modern business center and lounge and newly renovated meeting and event rooms ensure a productive venue for your next conference.
Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Ajaccio Bay
Enjoy a delightful stay on the banks of Agosta Beach at our hotel in Ajaccio Bay. Each of the 170 rooms and suites is thoughtfully appointed with LCD television, Free high-speed, wireless Internet access and private terrace. Our on-site restaurant serves delicious Mediterranean cuisine, and 2 bars provide refreshing cocktails throughout the day. Relax at the spa or work out at the fitness center. We also boast added services like concierge and private parking. Modern meeting facilities welcome up to 250 guests.
City breaks in October
Autumn is the perfect time to explore a new city, with cooler temperatures and less crowded attractions making October ideal for strolling about on foot. From popular European urban centers to more far-flung, exotic locales, Radisson Blu has hotels in lots of destinations suited to an October city break.
Discover the medieval charms of Bremen, Germany, or enjoy shopping and dining with a view of the mountains and river on a short break in Tbilisi, Georgia. Dubai combines beautiful beaches, luxury shopping and larger-than-life attractions, and Johannesburg is the perfect vacation spot for culture, stylish nightlife and spectacular natural attractions. Choose a new city for a weekend break, or revisit an old favorite – the choice is yours with Radisson Blu.
Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Sandton Johannesburg
Whether you're traveling for business or leisure, this hotel in Johannesburg offers convenience and comfort in the heart of the city in the Sandton business district. Just a short walk from the Sandton Gautrain Station, the hotel is also near excellent shopping and dining. Each of the 216 rooms and suites includes Free high-speed, wireless Internet access along with other impressive amenities. Delicious on-site dining, a 10th-floor fitness center and well-appointed meeting rooms round out this upscale hotel's offerings.
Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Tbilisi
As stylish as it is convenient, this Tbilisi hotel provides plush accommodation in the capital city of Georgia. The impressive glass tower presides over the Mtkvari River and grants breathtaking views of the city. Guests benefit from on-site dining, a chic rooftop bar and Free high-speed, wireless Internet. For a memorable event, you can employ one of our 9 meeting rooms or the lavish ballroom.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Bremen
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Bremen is located just 10 minutes from the airport on the historic Boettcherstrasse. Reserve one of the 235 comfortable rooms and suites at this Bremen hotel with high-speed, wireless Internet access and coffee and tea facilities. The on-site bar and restaurant serve the Super Breakfast Buffet each morning and are open for lunch and dinner. A fitness center, business center and meeting facilities are also available.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City
This exceptional hotel houses travelers in comfortable splendor and offers easy access to Dubai’s many exciting attractions, including Internet City and Knowledge Village. Relax in one of 246 rooms and suites, and take advantage of thoughtful amenities including Free high-speed, wireless Internet. On-site dining options include the award-winning Certo restaurant, and relaxation outlets are found at the Senso Wellness Center. The flexible meeting facilities are perfect for both business and personal events.
Group and family holidays in October
Treat your family to an October break to remember with Radisson Blu. From exotic culture to fun-filled attractions, there's an exciting family vacation spot to satisfy every taste, and Radisson Blu has a wide selection of hotels that lets you take advantage of each. Opt for beautiful landscapes and outdoor activities in Cape Town, or meet your favorite characters at Disneyland Paris – both offer a family vacation experience you won't soon forget.
Alternatively, if you're traveling with a group of friends for a bachelor or bachelorette party or other special occasion, there are plenty of destinations to suit. Cairo promises a weekend break full of exotic adventure and iconic attractions, or head to Aarhus for everything from stylish museums and galleries to amusement parks and wildlife centers. There's no shortage of group trip ideas with Radisson Blu.
Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town
Modern and stylish, this ocean view hotel lies near Robben Island, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and Table Mountain. The 177 bright, contemporary rooms and suites include Free high-speed, wireless Internet and some provide private balconies. Enjoy local and global fare and a variety of drinks at our restaurant and bar. Relax at the spa and heated swimming pool, or host events in the Harbour View Room, offering sweeping views of the marina and Atlantic Ocean certain to add a special touch to any occasion.
Radisson Blu Hotel Paris, Marne-la-Vallee
This Disneyland® Paris partner hotel lies on the premises of Golf Disneyland®, steps away from 3 challenging 9-hole courses that can be combined to create 3 different 18-hole courses. The hotel provides free round-trip shuttle service to the theme parks, located only 7 minutes away, and features 250 contemporary rooms and suites with Free high-speed, wireless Internet. Relax after a day at the parks with 2 on-site restaurants, a spa and fitness center, and 27 meeting rooms with state-of-the-art technology.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Cairo Heliopolis
Three kilometers from the airport, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cairo Heliopolis offers convenient accommodation in the upscale Heliopolis neighborhood. Choose from 427 rooms with Free high-speed, wireless Internet, nightly turndown service and elegant private bathrooms. Taste a variety of world cuisines at the on-site restaurants, and take advantage of features including meeting facilities, a rooftop pool, and a fitness center and spa, all designed with business and leisure travelers in mind.
Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Aarhus
This award-winning Aarhus hotel provides 234 comfortable rooms and suites in the city center and is complete with amenities like Free high-speed, wireless Internet, a fitness center, 2 restaurants and a lounge. Utilise the 4,600 square meters of meeting space, perfect for parties, conferences and other types of events.
Wellness holidays and spa breaks in October
Autumn is an ideal time to focus on your wellness and enjoy a bit of pampering before the cold weather sets in. Choose a Radisson Blu hotel with a spa, fitness center and other health facilities and treat yourself to a rejuvenating wellness vacation this October.
Unwind with a relaxing treatment in Gran Canaria, before basking in the October sun, or hit the spa in Szczecin, Poland, as part of a short break in this eclectic city. Spend a weekend visiting the natural geothermal springs in Spa, Belgium, or experience the traditional spa culture in Wiesbaden, Germany. No matter what your tastes, there's an October spa break to suit.
Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Gran Canaria Mogan
Our hotel is just 8 kilometers from the city center and 800 meters from Puerto de Mogan. Our 422 modern rooms feature private terraces where you can enjoy the balmy weather and ocean breezes. The hotel also features 3 on-site restaurants, a pool lounge, a bar and a candy store. The on-site fitness facilities boast gym equipment and swimming pools. After your workout, unwind with a beauty or spa treatment or sit in the gardens to clear your mind. Our hotel’s 6 meeting and conference rooms have a pre-function area for preparation.
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Radisson Blu Hotel, Szczecin
Located within the contemporary PAZIM complex, this Szczecin hotel provides upscale accommodation in the heart of the city. Rest well in one of 369 rooms and suites, and take advantage of multiple dining options within the comfort of the hotel. Catering to business and leisure travelers alike, we're home to the city's largest spa as well as 9 versatile event rooms.
Radisson Blu Balmoral Hotel, Spa
Enjoy a range of activities while staying at this Spa hotel, including skiing, hiking and skydiving. Additionally, 106 rooms and suites are the perfect place to relax after an eventful day. Dine at the on-site restaurant or have a drink at the exquisite bar with snooker table. A wellness center and meeting facilities are also available.
Radisson Blu Schwarzer Bock Hotel, Wiesbaden
The classic style of the Radisson Blu Schwarzer Bock Hotel, Wiesbaden evokes its long history, while features like high-speed, wireless Internet, marble bathrooms and the latest spa treatments provide guests with all the convenience and relaxation of the present. Stay in one of 142 elegant rooms, sample international cuisine at the on-site restaurant, and hold special events or conferences in the versatile meeting rooms while experiencing the bathhouse culture of Wiesbaden.
Romantic breaks in October
Whether you enjoy the romance of bundling up for a stroll in the crisp autumn air, or want to prolong the idyllic days of summer with a break in the sun, October is a wonderful time of year for a romantic vacation. Choose from Radisson Blu hotels in a choice of charming destinations, from chic urban centers to indulgent spa resorts, and enjoy the ultimate couples' break this fall.
Treat your loved one to a romantic city break in picturesque Lisbon, where you can wander cobbled streets full of history and culture, or take in the charming architecture, museums and stylish shopping in Copenhagen. Djerba offers beachside relaxation along Tunisia's scenic northern coast, or head to beautiful Ljubljana in Slovenia for lively nightlife and dining in a peaceful urban setting. Whatever your tastes, an October break is perfect for romance.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Lisbon
Only five minutes from the Lisbon airport and in the center of the trendy Campo Grande business district, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Lisbon offers 221 comfortable rooms and suites for premium stays. Dine at the on-site restaurant or have drinks with colleagues at the hotel bar. Lisbon guests can also utilise the fitness center, car park facilities and the 12 fully equipped meeting rooms.
Radisson Blu Palace Resort & Thalasso, Djerba
Our exotic Djerba hotel is a perfect option for unforgettable holiday trips to the Mediterranean Sea. Reserve one of our 296 rooms or suites and appreciate amenities like private balcony, sea or garden views, and Free high-speed, wireless Internet access. Several on-site dining and bar options, each serving various International favorites. A tranquil spa, swimming pools, fitness center and even meeting facilities round out the hotel's offerings.
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Ljubljana
Stay at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Ljubljana for a comfortable, convenient holiday or business trip in Slovenia’s capital city. Easily reach the hotel from the airport and train station, and enjoy walking distance to the city’s many historic attractions. The sumptuous rooms and gourmet dining options promise a home away from home. Utilize the well-equipped meeting facilities for conferences, parties and other events.
Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Copenhagen (formerly known Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Copenhagen)
Radisson Collection Hotel, Royal Copenhagen is a pioneer in numerous regards. It’s the world’s first design hotel, the only hotel by renowned designer and architect Arne Jacobsen, and thus the one true home to Danish modernism. Constructed in 1960, the building continues to dominate the skyline and its interior design impresses guests to this day.
October nature holidays
Nature is glorious in October, whether you choose to experience the spectacular autumn colors of northern climes, or the mellow fall sun of southern retreats. With Radisson Blu, you can get close to nature in a variety of destinations, with a choice of stylish hotels and resorts.
Soak up the last of the summer rays on an outdoor beach vacation in historic Malta, or relax by the Mediterranean coast in beautiful Tripoli. Base yourself in Cottbus, Germany, for a short break spent hiking in the nearby nature reserve or visiting the zoological gardens, or head to Marseille to spend a weekend exploring Provence. The choice is yours with Radisson Blu.
Radisson Blu Al Mahary Hotel, Tripoli
This seaside diplomatic quarter hotel offers 351 rooms and suites with comfortable modern furnishings, Free high-speed, wireless Internet and coffee and tea provisions. Dine on Moroccan, Italian or international cuisine, or relax with a hot cup of coffee or tea at Oya Café. The expansive spa and outdoor swimming pool make it easy to relax, while the Business Class Lounge, Business Center and meeting facilities help corporate travelers remain productive during their stay.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Cottbus
This Cottbus hotel boasts picturesque surroundings and a convenient location. Guests have a great view of the city and can book excursions to nearby attractions like Spreewald Nature Reserve. Our 241 rooms and suites include upscale amenities. Guests can dine at 2 on-site restaurants and a bar. Pamper yourself at the spa or take a dip in the 9th floor pool. Spacious conference rooms accommodate a variety of events.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Marseille Vieux Port
Experience the delight of one of France's oldest cities. At this Marseille hotel, guests can savor views of Vieux Port, the Mediterranean Sea and the bustling city center, all complemented by appealing amenities like Free high-speed, wireless Internet. On-site restaurants serve a variety of cuisine, and the stunning pool beckons guests to soak up some sun. Premier event facilities provide a final flourish to this dynamic accommodation.
Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands
For that unforgettable Mediterranean island experience, overlooking Malta's most sought after beach, visit the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands. Offering 329 contemporary rooms and suites, the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands features a host of amenities to offer a memorable, relaxing holiday. Amenities range from free high-speed, wireless Internet to luxury bath and pampering products. Guests enjoy private beach access, where activities such as water sports and diving are just a few of the activities available. Four elegant swimming pools provide additional options for aquatic fun, while the turquoise sea beckons you to refresh in crystal-clear water. The Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands is also home to the state-of-the-art Myoka Golden Sands Spa, where you can indulge in an array of delightful treatments.
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