Holiday Cottages by the Beach

Nothing says 'holiday' more than the sand between your toes and turquoise waters lapping onto golden beaches. Find yourself a private cove and have yourself a beachside holiday in a home-from-home. All dreamy seaside breaks should start and end in a luxury cottage, combining the right amount of adventure with little luxuries too.Read more

Throw open the window and breathe in that fresh salty air - you're definitely on holiday when you can smell the sea. Have breakfast by the beach, spend all day flitting between the water and the soft sand, or just gaze at the beach from the comfort of your holiday cottage. Nothing beats being by the sea.

If you're on holiday with children, staying by a beach means non-stop excitement and entertainment; sandcastle-building, wave-jumping, rockpool-searching, never-ending fun. If it's a more grown up affair, soak up the sun and refresh in the sea. Still, you're never too old to make an awesome sand-fortress.

Holiday Cottages Near a Beach 

If you've always dreamed of a seaside holiday, then you're in the right place. Our portfolio includes secluded beach cottages, cosy beach hut holidays, seaside retreats perched high on the cliffs, and much, much more. Our cottages situated near the beach are great for summer holidays soaking in the rays, but of course, beaches aren't just for summer. Listening to the ocean's raw in winter tucked into a luxury cottage safe from the waves is a truly atmospheric experience. 

Pick a Seaside Cottage

Pour through our portfolio of 605 available beach cottages and let us help you find the right one for you. Whether it be a short-break in a dog-friendly cottage or a couple of weeks booked off with all the family, you'll never forget a holiday by the sea. 

We have 605 self catering cottages by a beach

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £294

Mariners Cove

3628

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Bembridge, Isle of Wight.


This charming one bedroom apartment forms part of a country house, set around a shared Spanish-style courtyard, just outside the bustling village of Bembridge. You can enjoy th...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £294

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £295

The Battenburg Studio

3664

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.


This contemporary studio apartment enjoys a great location in Shanklin. With modern decor and open plan living, it makes a cosy retreat for a couple looking for a coastal break. ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £295

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £295

The Beatrice Studio

3666

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.


Located on the first floor of Shanklin Villa, a lovely Victorian property, this small studio apartment packs a punch despite its size. Enjoying beautiful sea views from its elevate...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £295

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £300

1 Harrow Cottages

4642

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


This charming first floor apartment is in Nettlestone, just up the hill from Seaview and within walking distance of the beach. Surrounded by countryside there are lovely views from...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £300

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £318

Orchard Vean

1367

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage in a creekside hamlet near Truro, Cornwall.


A short stroll from the waters of Restronguet Creek, halfway between Truro and Falmouth, this is the ideal location for exploring both north and south coasts, and all points in bet...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £318

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £319

The Little Homestead

4450

1 bedroom, dog friendly studio near the beach in Perranporth.


Picture-perfect and petite, this delightfully bijou bolthole for two is set in the picturesque hamlet of Bolingey. All on one level, this small but perfectly formed studio apartmen...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £319

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £323 *

Crows Nest

4968

2 bedroom self catering apartment in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Charming and welcoming Crows Nest is a delightful holiday abode, perfectly situated within easy walking distance of all the local amenities Penzance has to offer and a short drive ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £323 *

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £323

The Old Loft

3168

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Ideal for couples this detached, single-storey converted barn is located at Treluggan, a small country hamlet in the heart of the Roseland peninsula. There are some lovely coas...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £323

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £326

The Garden Flat

3264

1 bedroom apartment near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Overlooking the beautiful sub-tropical Morrab Gardens and just a short stroll from Penlee House Gallery and the wonderful Penzance promenade, The Garden Flat is the perfect base fo...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £326

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £330

Beacon Top Bottom

2523

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in St Agnes, Cornwall.


Beacon Top Bottom is a charming little cottage nestled in the slopes of St Agnes Beacon. Ideally situated for exploring this stunning area of north Cornwall, this cosy little bolth...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £330

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