Villa Christina in Sivota, Epirus - Greece

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It’s all about your villa, your way. A villa by the beach, a home from home in the countryside or a unique place in the city. We all have different ideas about the perfect villa holiday. And with over 2900 villas, it can be tricky to find the perfect match! But with James Recommends, it’s never been easier. With 16 easy to navigate categories, choose a villa that suits you. Looking for something particularly quirky? Then take a look at some of our cool stays…

Villas with Great Views

Palazzo Rosadi, Signature villa with great view in Tuscany

Palazzo Rosadi – Arezzo in Tuscany, Italy

Forget about a room with a view, it’s all about a villa with a view! Stunning coastal scenes, breathtaking mountain backdrops and hilltop hideaways – choose from over 600 villas with views that offer the best panoramas around.

Villas by the Beach

Villa More - Makarska in Split Region, Croatia

Villa More – Makarska in Split Region, Croatia

There’s nothing better than feeling sand between your toes or listening to the sound of waves. It’s even better when you can hear it from your balcony! On your doorstep or only a short walk away, take your pick of nearly 400 beachside villas.

Villas for Large Groups

Villa Luka in Sveti Lovrec, Istria - Croatia

Villa Luka – Sveti Lovrec in Istria, Croatia

A special anniversary, a big birthday or just a long overdue catch up – holidaying with friends and family creates the best memories. Sleeping 2 to 20, choose a large villa for your holiday and get the gang together.

Villas with Infinity Pools

Trapezaki Bay View - Trapezaki in Kefalonia, Greece

Trapezaki Bay View – Trapezaki in Kefalonia, Greece

Take your morning swim in some of the best pools around, with a villa with an infinity pool. With over 170 options, picking between a sweeping Mediterranean view or a panoramic horizon you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Villas with Unique Features

Trullo di Grazia - Ceglie Messapica in Puglia, Italy

Trullo di Grazia – Ceglie Messapica in Puglia, Italy.

All our villas are handpicked but some are more unique than others! From newly built modern villas with a twist to quirky traditional houses, keep an eye out for some of our unusual properties.

There’s plenty more cool stays in our James Recommends collection! From private and secluded escapes. to villas with heated pools and those magic touches like Jacuzzis and games facilities.

Gary Stringer

Gary Stringer is a SEO Content Executive at James Villa Holidays.

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