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Villa holidays

We’ve teamed up with the leading villa specialist in the UK to bring you a superb choice of villa holidays in the Mediterranean and beyond. If you’re seeking quality, year-round villa accommodation at an affordable price, then look no further.

You can now book your British Airways flights and carefully selected accommodation from James Villas on, offering a wide range of accommodation including luxury villas, private villa accommodation with pools, self-catering options within holiday resorts and their exclusive range. Enjoy a guaranteed saving when you book your flights and villa together.

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Use our flight + hotels search, setting the number of rooms to ‘1’, and enter the number of people staying in your villa.

Choose from a wide range of villas

Arrival day varies by destination therefore please see full list here.

Car hire gives you the freedom to explore

We would always recommend hiring a car on villa holidays, some of our villas will indicate car hire essential, other highlight where a car is advisory, however you may still find a car beneficial.

Our recommended villa holidays

Villa holidays in Spain

Absorb the charm and culture of the mainland and its islands, the Balearics and Canaries, on villa holidays in Spain. Our wide range of destinations cater to every holiday type, offering accommodation near both lively resorts and traditional villages. Soak up the sunshine of the Costa Del Sol, Almeria or Alicante and Murcia Absorb the irresistible blend of natural beauty and history of Mallorca and Menorca. Choose a villa that provides the ideal base for enjoying the charm of iconic Ibiza. Or explore the hidden wonders of the Canary Islands, where villa holidays in Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Tenerife and Gran Canaria each offer a different experience.


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Flights to Alicante operate all year round.

Villa arrival days are available on Saturday only.

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Malaga, Costa Del Sol


Flights to Malaga, Costa Del Sol operate all year round.

Villa arrival days are available on Thursday and Saturday only.

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Flights to Ibiza operate all year round.

Villa arrival days are available on Saturday and Sunday only.

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Flights to Lanzarote operate all year round.

Villa arrival days are available on Thursday and Sunday only.

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Flights to Mallorca operate all year round.

Villa arrival days are available on Monday only.

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Flights to Mahon, Menorca operate between May and September.

Villa arrival days are available on Friday only.

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Villa holidays in Cyprus

Experience an exciting blend of old and new on villa holidays in Paphos – make sure you spend a day exploring the tavernas and cafes of the harbour. Choose accommodation near the popular resort of Coral Bay, where the lively bars and restaurants provide plenty of opportunity to enjoy an evening out. Or relax and unwind in the villas of St George – which has a small, shingle beach and offers a more traditional feel. Soak up the magnificent sunsets of Argaka, where villas provide an idyllic Cypriot hideaway. Or choose to stay close to the picturesque fishing village of Latchi, which borders the beautiful Akamas National Park.

Paphos Find villas in:

Flights to Paphos operate March to October only.

Villa arrival days are available on Sunday and Wednesday only.

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Villas in Greece

Be charmed by the beauty of the Greek Islands on villa holidays to Greece. Secluded coves and idyllic landscapes provide the perfect backdrop for your sunshine getaway. Get a taste of the traditional in Corfu, where our carefully selected villas provide the perfect retreat. Or unwind on Crete villa holidays, where old world charm and modernity effortlessly combine. Our villas also provide the perfect base for exploring. Hire a car and drive along Rhodes rugged coastline, discovering charming towns and sampling delicious taverna cuisine as you go.


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Flights to Corfu operate between April to October.

Villa arrival days are available on Monday and Friday only.

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Flights to Rhodes operate between April and October.

Villa arrival days are available on Wednesday only.

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Flights to Crete operate between April and October.

Villa arrival days are available on Tuesday and Sunday only.

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Villa holidays in Portugal

Ideal for villa holidays, the Algarve offers the perfect combination of beach and culture. It’s impossible to resist the glorious coastline, with secluded coves and impressive cliff faces lining the golden sands. Inland you’ll discover a greener feel, as quaint villages, pine forests and vineyards scatter the landscape. Choose a villa in Vilamoura, where you’ll have world-class golf and an abundance of water sports on your doorstep. Or enjoy a villa holiday in the popular resort of Albufeira, where the allure of the beach is combined with a cosmopolitan marina, traditional old town and vibrant nightlife.


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Flights to Faro operate all year round.

Villa arrival days are available on Thursday and Saturday only.

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Villa holidays in Turkey

Fly into Dalaman and stay on Turkey’s Aegean Coast, where miles of glorious coastline combine with a fascinating history.

Opt for the resorts of the Mediterranean Coast, where long stretches of fine sandy beach are backed by dramatic mountain scenery and traditional villages.

Dalaman Find villas in:

Flights to Dalaman operate between May and October.

Villa arrival days are available on Monday only.

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Villa holidays in Malta

Immerse yourself in the fascinating history and splendid scenery of Malta and Gozo. Soak up the year-round sunshine on villa holidays – where our carefully selected properties cater to a variety of tastes and budgets. The vibrant town of Funchal provides an exciting contrast to the lush scenery and quaint villages. Growing up into the cliffs and mountains, this colourful city is well worth a visit. Explore the atmospheric ancient Mdina, which is bursting with architectural treasures. Or sample the exciting nightlife of the cosmopolitan capital on a night out – there are plenty of bars and restaurants.

Malta Find villas in:

Flights to Malta operate all year round.

Villa arrival days are available on Tuesday only.

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In addition to the James Villas holidays we feature in Europe, we have a selection of villas in Orlando, Florida. In your well-appointed home away from home you'll receive a free welcome pack on arrival and there is a Welcome Centre with 24hr helpline should you need any assistance. Free wifi and UK calls are included in all Platinum Homes.

Stay in one of our villas in Florida – located in private communities in Orlando. These villas offer all the convenience and comfort of home and the freedom to come and go as you please.

Villa holidays in partnership with James Villa Holidays

James Villas

Since 1981 James Villas has been providing high-quality, carefully selected accommodation at an affordable price. Its impressive portfolio includes options for all tastes, in over 50 destinations across the Mediterranean. Whether you want a summer or winter break – choose between luxury villas with the ‘wow factor’, accommodation with private pools or self-catering villas within larger holiday resorts.

Quality villas carefully selected for you

Experience the liberating feeling of plunging into your own private pool in your own private space. From villas that sleep two to 9, in the heart of the action or tucked away in the mountains – the choice is yours when you book your villa holiday with us. Feel like a VIP in your Luxury villa, or choose a Holiday Resort break and enjoy access to extensive on-site facilities.

Across the Mediterranean and beyond

Choose from a wide selection of villas across the Mediterranean and beyond, including Cyprus, the Algarve, Lanzarote, Menorca and Majorca. We offer city villas for cultural breaks, villas by the sea for beach holidays or accommodation in fantastic family-friendly destinations, close to top family attractions.

Benefits of booking with us

Book your flight and villa together and save, plus secure your villa holiday with a low deposit and earn bonus avios on your booking and rest assured that your holiday is ATOL protected, as well as having a dedicated 24 hour team to assist whilst you are on holiday. Most villas feature free air conditioning, and free Wi-Fi to keep you connected on your holiday. Parents of babies and toddlers can relax in the knowledge that cots and highchairs are included as standard.

Frequently asked questions

Is there a minimum age for making a booking?

You must be at least 21 years old to book James Villas accommodation. The person making the booking will become the lead passenger and must travel on the holiday.

Where will I collect the keys to my accommodation?

Details regarding your key collection will be emailed to you 14 - 21 days before your travel date. Collection points do vary depending on the destination and the accommodation you are travelling to.

Can we check-in to the accommodation before 4pm on the day of arrival?

The official check-in time for your accommodation is 16:00 local time. The cleaners have sole access to the accommodation until this time to prepare for your arrival, therefore entry to the accommodation prior to this time will not be permitted.

Can we check out of the accommodation later than the confirmed time of 10am?

Unfortunately this is not possible as the accommodation will need to be cleaned and prepared for the next guest.

Will there be any assistance in resort?

You have chosen a private villa holiday and we intend to respect your privacy. However, should you require assistance in any way; someone will be close at hand. In many areas there is a Resort Manager and/or Representative(s). Should you need anything; a Representative will be available 7 days a week. You must report any problems affecting your holiday to the resort staff, so that we are allowed the opportunity to take remedial action and help you enjoy the rest of your holiday. In destinations where no representative visit is available, or if you decline this service, please check your travel documents where local contact numbers can be found should you need assistance.

Will I need a car?

We would always recommend hiring a car when you book a villa. To help you decide James Villa accommodation is classified as Car Essential, Car Advised or Car Optional in the relevant villa description.

  • Car Essential – you will require a car to reach supermarkets, restaurants and other amenities.
  • Car Advised – there are a few amenities within walking distance, although some amenities will require a car to get to.
  • Car Optional – the property is within walking distance of supermarkets or minimarkets, shops, restaurants and other amenities.

Are the kitchens fully equipped?

Kitchens include hob, oven/micro oven, fridge/fridge freezer, basic cooking utensils, iron, ironing board, cutlery and crockery. Some properties have additional facilities. These will be indicated in the relevant villa description where available. Please note cleaning products or materials are not generally provided and condiments or leftover food supplies are usually removed for hygiene reasons. Although each property is checked regularly, crockery, cutlery and other equipment may become damaged through regular use or removed. Please report any damaged or missing items so that there is an opportunity to repair or replace the item.

When is the pool heating available?

Heated pools are only available when stated in the relevant villa description and will be at an additional cost unless otherwise stated. Where operation is during the winter months, this is from 1 Nov until 30 Apr. Some exclusions/rental restrictions may apply in July/August. Most heated pools are electrically heated and may take up to four days to heat, providing the pool with beneficial warming, but not making the water hot. The temperature of the pool will also depend on the weather conditions, especially if it is solar heated, and therefore we cannot guarantee your pool will be heated to a personally comfortable temperature. If a pool cover is available, it must be used when the pool is not in use, or overnight to maintain the pool temperature. If your villa does not have pool heating then the temperature of the water will be subject to weather conditions and overnight drops in temperature, and the water may feel cold to swim in.

Is there air conditioning and/or heating

When accommodation is equipped with air conditioning, this will be detailed accordingly in the villa description by listing the rooms the facility is available in. It will also be stated if there are set operation hours or set temperatures and if the cost is included in the rental or payable locally. It may be that only cool air is provided from air conditioning units. The majority of villas are not equipped with any form of heating facilities, however where available, there may be a charge locally to use this facility. Fireplaces located within a property are for decorative purposes only and are not to be used.

Are towels and linen provided at the accommodation?

All bedroom and bathroom linen is provided, unless otherwise stated within the property description. Bath towels are provided, usually one hand and one bath towel per person. You will need to take your own beach towels to use around the pool, unless otherwise stated within the property description. Cot linen is not provided; please ensure you take your own.

Is there a telephone and internet access in the villa?

Unless otherwise stated, telephones are not provided in the villa. Therefore we recommend that, if possible, you take mobile phones in case of an emergency. Internet access and Wi-Fi is available when stated in the relevant accommodation description. A charge may be payable locally or pre-departure. Please note there may be restrictions with the availability and speed of the service transmitted by the local provider and technical issues may cause temporary withdrawal of internet facilities. We are unable to accept responsibility for any down time or consequences of using this service and refund/compensation cannot be offered due to circumstances beyond our control.

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