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Our Favourite Villa Holidays 2017


Here at James Villas we know it’s never too soon to start planning next year’s travel adventures. For villa holidays 2017 is already brimming with possibilities and we now have over 2700 villas across more than 50 destinations. That’s a lot of choice, so to help you make a decision we’ve picked out some of our favourite 2017 villas to inspire that wanderlust in you. Here’s a medley of exciting new properties and some of our old favourites – sure to become some of your new favourites likewise.

Booking early is the best way to guarantee whichever villa has really caught your eye. We’re currently offering free car hire, travel insurance and a welcome grocery pack when you book your 2017 villa holiday with flights* (excepting our fabulous luxury villas). So you can have your next escape all wrapped up for only £100pp deposit*. What are you waiting for?

Thalassa Beach Villa, Cyprus

Overlooking the beautiful waters of Chrysochou Bay, Thalassa Beach Villa in the village of Argaka is a haven within which you can immerse yourself in traditional Cypriot culture. Local tavernas line the coastline, while the resorts of Polis and Latchi are within easy reach. This spacious villa features a tennis court and private pool, with everything you need for the perfect escape.

Thalassa Beach Villa

Thalassa Beach Villa isn’t just one of our favourites, check out the fantastic reviews on our website from guests via independent feedback service, Reevoo.

Marine, Cyprus

Another option for lovers of Cyprus is the chic new villa Marine with its sleek and modern design. With just one bedroom and a private pool, set within the Paradise Cove development in Paphos, it’s the perfect option for couples looking for an intimate, romantic holiday. Beautiful both inside and out, it’s wonderfully situated for those who don’t want to hire a car.

Autre Chose, Lanzarote

A fantastic villa near to the bustling town of Puerto del Carmen, Autre Chose is perfect for families or groups who are looking for a fun-filled holiday. The villa features loads of extras, such as a pool table, Nintendo Wii and table tennis, while the golden sandy beaches of Puerto del Carmen are just around the corner.

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Amapola, Algarve

A modern and stylish villa with a games room and striking, colourful décor, Amapola is a great option for families looking to explore the beautiful eastern Algarve region. With large gardens and a terrace surrounding the pool, you’ve the perfect setting and all the space you need to spend quality time with those who matter most.

Ouranos, Skopelos

With incredible views of the surrounding hillside and out to sea, Ouranos boasts a beautiful garden, which surrounds the private outdoor pool. Sleeping six people with a homely kitchen and beautiful outdoor dining area, here you can enjoy a relaxing family or group holiday.

Villa Ouranos

The highlight of Ouranos has to be the stunning views of the countryside across Skopelos Town and out to sea, towards the neighbouring island of Alonissos.

Al Povero, Tuscany

A beautifully restored property, Al Povero is ideally situated near to the medieval town of Volterra, in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, yet under an hour’s drive from the thriving coastline. This farmhouse boasts traditional features throughout, with an open-plan kitchen and living area, and a gorgeous terrace with sweeping vistas over the rolling hills – it’s the perfect setting for a relaxing escape.

Maitreya, Menorca

If you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion, or simply want some extra indulgence, Maitreya is the ideal choice. A luxury villa, it boasts a daily maid service and a complimentary welcome pack on arrival. Son Bou is a beautiful village in Menorca, with a stunning beach, surrounded by scenic woodlands.

Villa Maitreya

Built following the natural contours of the coast just 500 metres back from Menorca’s longest and prettiest stretch of sand, Maitreya epitomises the perfect modern beach house.

Bura, Istria – Croatia

New to James Villas, Bura is a home away from home. Contemporary furniture is used throughout the open-plan living area, while all bedrooms are light and spacious. The outdoor dining area overlooks the private pool, surrounding Istrian countryside and out to sea, making each meal shared together something to remember. The gorgeous town of Labin has a unique culture and fantastic summertime events, such as the Adriatic Games in June.

Villa Bura

In addition to the beautiful main villa, Bura offers a lovely summer house with an indoor dining area, barbecue and kitchen facilities.

Starlight, Barbados

In breathtaking Barbados, Starlight is a brand new James villa with plenty of character. From the outside, it’s simply stunning, with a large garden and terrace and generous private pool. Inside, the villa is decorated in a lavish Mediterranean style, with each bedroom boasting its own en-suite bathroom. With gorgeous features such as a koi carp pond and scenic evening lighting throughout the property, Villa Starlight guarantees larger groups a special stay.

Villa Starlight

Situated in Sandy Lane – one of Barbados’ choicest resorts – Starlight is a stunning property and gateway to the silver sands of the famed ‘Platinum Coast’.

Flamingo Executive, Orlando – Florida

Ideally situated in the popular Kissimmee area, Flamingo Executive is perfectly placed to enjoy Orlando’s favourite theme parks and attractions. With a south facing garden and pool area catching the rays year round, plus a games room and character themed bedrooms, this villa has all the perks that you could wish for, in what is arguably the ultimate family holiday destination.

Villa El Castillo, La Manga Club – Costa Calida

This Holiday Resort villa really is something special. With a unique castle design and lavish décor throughout, Villa El Castillo provides all the luxury and relaxation you need, while being easy reach of the wealth of sports and leisure facilities of the famed La Manga Club. Overlooking the nearby golf course, practice your swing by day or simply soak up the Spanish sun on your own private poolside lounger.

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For villa holidays 2017 really is your year. Explore the rest of our destinations and book your next escape today to get free car hire, travel insurance and a welcome grocery pack, for only £100pp deposit*.

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Amanda is a Marketing Assistant at James Villa Holidays.

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