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 £374

2 bedroom, dog friendly, clifftop cottage with sea views, Kingsbridge, Devon.


This truly is a quirky cottage, perched (and we mean perched) on top of a cliff with the front door only a couple of metres from the edge. Casa Marinero offers 180 degree views of ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £374

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

7 nights from £375

2 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Seaview.


North View is a wonderful holiday hideaway just on the outskirts of Seaview with sea views across the Solent from the kitchen/dining-room and first floor bedrooms. Set back from th...

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

7 nights from £375

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

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

7 nights from £377

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Instow, Devon.


Sea Cottage is a New England style 'beach retreat' chalet, just yards from Instow’s dunes and sandy beaches. With direct access onto the Tarka Cycle Trail and coast path it will ap...

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

7 nights from £377

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    30 Mar 2019 - 6 Apr 2019

    £426.40 £383.40

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £378 *

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Branscombe, Devon.


Smugglers Cottage is in a perfect location just one mile inland from the stunning Jurassic Coast, not far from the Devon/Dorset border on the outskirts of the beautiful east Devon ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £378 *

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

7 nights from £378

2 bedroom 2 bathroom dog-friendly fishermans cottage in Appledore


Poachers Cottage is at the heart of the historic north Devon fishing village of Appledore, set in a little cobbled courtyard off the iconic Irsha Street, a stone's throw from the w...

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

7 nights from £378

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £380

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


With wonderful waterside views from this comfortable duplex apartment, you will find yourself very content watching the boats pass by. Part of the Packet Quays development in Falmo...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £380

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  • 20% off

    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £475.20 £380.16

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

7 nights from £380

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


Fir Cottage is an attractive and contemporary conversion of a Victorian home, located right in the heart of St Helens. The village green (England's second largest) lies a few yards...

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

7 nights from £380

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  • 20% off

    5 Apr 2019 - 12 Apr 2019

    £565.36 £452.29

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

7 nights from £381

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Steps lead up to this gorgeous converted sail loft set close to the centre of St Mawes, famous for its quaint harbour and delightful passenger ferry to Falmouth. Tucked away an...

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

7 nights from £381

Choose from our exclusive collection at the best prices with real time availability.

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £383

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Coverack, West Cornwall.


One of the little terraced cottages along the street through the picturesque seaside village of Coverack, Penhaven’s unassuming exterior hides a delightful surprise. Step from t...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £383

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

7 nights from £383

2 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Minehead, Somerset.


Set back from the seafront esplanade with fantastic sea views and just steps from the South West Coast Path, Grade II Listed 1 Coastguard Cottages is the perfect location for a fam...

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

7 nights from £383

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