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 571 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 571 self catering cottages by a beach

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £358

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Bembridge, Isle of Wight.


Quiet Corner is a modestly furnished, comfortable cottage situated in the popular village of Bembridge, less than a mile from Bembridge beach. As its name suggests it's tucked away...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £358

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

7 nights from £359

2 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Ventnor, Isle of Wight


Located in the cosmopolitan town of Ventnor in a Victorian town house, Seascape is a modern two bedroom apartment with spectacular sea views along the coastline. It offers contempo...

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

7 nights from £359

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

7 nights from £360

2 bedroom cottage near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Opal Cottage is a pretty end of terrace cottage situated in the corner of the village square and only a two minute walk from the harbour, beach and coastal path. Comfortably furnis...

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

7 nights from £360

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

7 nights from £361

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


5 Sandpipers is a well-equipped, modern house set within a small development in the heart of Seaview. It offers comfortable accommodation for a couple or small family. The sitt...

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

7 nights from £361

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  • 15% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £500.12 £425.10

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £364

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near St Ives.


Cornish for ‘dwelling in the valley’, Trenance lies in a peaceful vale close to St Ives’s azure blue seas and white sandy beaches. This pretty reversed level cottage has all you wi...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £364

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

7 nights from £365

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near St Mawes.


Set in the heart of the picturesque village of St Mawes, with a wonderful sea view across the rooftops, this comfortable terraced cottage is within easy walking distance of the exc...

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

7 nights from £365

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  • 20% off

    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £456.23 £364.80

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £371

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


The lush Lamorna valley lies just one mile away from this comfortable single-storey property which, as it is all on one level, is suitable for guests with limited mobility. St Loy ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £371

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £373 *

4 bedroom cottage near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Situated in a prime and enviable secluded position on the beautiful Trewince Manor Estate this is the ideal get away from it all holiday base. With spectacular uninterrupted views ...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £373 *

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

7 nights from £374

2 bedroom apartment near the beach with sea views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Set on the water’s edge in the popular fishing village of Portscatho, Top Deck’s light and airy open plan living area has stunning views across the tiny harbour and out over Gerran...

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

7 nights from £374

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £466.90 £373.60

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £374

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in St Just, Cornwall.


Cape Cornwall and St Just are the perfect setting for this former miner’s cottage, on the edge of moorland with sea views from upstairs to the Cape. Stylish and comfortable, you wi...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £374

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