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 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £595

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


Primrose Cottage is a fully modernised and beautifully furnished Victorian three bedroom cottage situated just off the green in St Helens and offering everything you might need for...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £595

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £600

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in St Mawes, South Cornwall.


This handsome whitewashed house has an enviable position in St Mawes close to Tavern beach, with far reaching sea views from many of the rooms and the spacious paved front terrace....

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £600

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

7 nights from £600

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight


This lovely, light and spacious detached house located on Fairy Road in Seaview, just a short stroll from the seafront, makes a fantastic base for a wonderful holiday on the Isle o...

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

7 nights from £600

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £610

3 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Seaview.


Perched right on the waterfront opposite Seaview beach, 3 Quay Rocks has unrivalled views of the attractive seafront and beyond, out to the ships passing by on the Solent. The apar...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £610

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £623

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


This stylishly converted seaside cottage, decorated throughout in natural Farrow & Ball colours, sleeps six. Arranged over three floors, with sea views from the top floor, Cutty Sa...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £623

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £634

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Westward Ho!.


This exceptional, new purpose-built property is an absolute treat, a family-sized holiday home moments from the Blue Flag, sandy beach at Westward Ho! on the north Devon coast. ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £634

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

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £643

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


Right in the heart of Seaview village, this semi-detached property has been completely renovated, with a Skandi theme, to offer a wonderful place to stay on the Isle of Wight. With...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £643

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  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £649

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Beautifully refurbished, Pender Cottage occupies possibly one of the best positions in picturesque Mousehole. Watch the boats bob as the tide ebbs and flows, be lulled to sleep by ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £649

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

7 nights from £650

3 bedroom dog friendly cottage near the beach near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This truly stunning Cornish cottage is located in a quiet terrace just off the square in the charming village of Portscatho only a short stroll from the shops, galleries, harbour, ...

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

7 nights from £650

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £659

4 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Studland, Dorset.


The Isle of Purbeck is a stunning Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between Poole and Swanage boasting one of the most spectacular coastlines in Dorset. Sunnyholme, an extremel...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £659

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