Romantic beach meal for two, decorated with rose petals, candle lanterns and festoon lights

James Villas

Reasons to Celebrate


To mark our 35th birthday we’re celebrating all those milestones, big and small, that put a smile on your face. We spoke to 2,000 members of the public who told us which occasions they think deserve a sun-filled getaway. And it seems from honeymoons to birthdays, there is always an excuse to jet off in celebration!

Every holiday you take is an event. But if you’re marking something big, we’ve got you covered…

Honeymoons and Anniversaries

A couple by a swimming pool sunbathing together. The wife rubs sun cream on her husband, applying the cream in the shape of a love heart.

Tying the knot? Carry the excitement of your wedding day into an unforgettable honeymoon. If you’ve already ‘been there, done that’, each year brings just the excuse for some quality time together. From sizzling Santorini to the picture-perfect Amalfi Coast, you’ll find plenty of romantic spots. So find a secluded villa for two and say ‘I do’!

A Birthday Bash

A group of friends sitting together at an outdoor dining table, taking a selfie, with barbecue food on their plates.

Big birthdays were the top reason for a celebratory holiday. So round up your nearest and dearest – this is going to be one to remember! With large villas and those next door to each other, your party can cheers to many happy returns – all under one sun-drenched roof.


A group of young girls sitting with their legs in a private swimming pool, throwing an inflatable ball between them.

We know how important those pre-wedding celebrations are to you and your chosen few. With mixed group getaways on the rise, bring the whole crew and stay in a private villa before the big day. And as for the perfect STEN Do destination? From Cyprus to the Greek Islands, our villas in the heart of the action offer up fun in the sun with restaurants, bars and more close by.

With over 3000 villas across 60 destinations, there’s something for every occasion…

Alice Allwright

Alice Allwright is a Marketing Communications Executive at James Villa Holidays.

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