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 564 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 564 self catering cottages by a beach

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

7 nights from £625

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


Spread over three floors The Swallows really is a beautiful family holiday home. The ground floor is very fresh, light and modern and has bi-folding doors leading out onto the pati...

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

7 nights from £625

View
  • 20% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £780.90 £624.72

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £652

5 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Portscatho.


Found in the pretty fishing village of Portscatho, this large end of terrace Georgian house is ideal for traditional family holidays as it is situated only a stone’s throw from the...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £652

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

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

7 nights from £664

4 bedroom cottage with sea views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This charming Victorian semi-detached house, with wonderful views of Gerrans Bay, has been tastefully restored throughout to provide excellent holiday accommodation. In a quiet par...

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

7 nights from £664

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

7 nights from £681

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


Walnut Cottage is a real find if you're looking for a spot of luxury on holiday. Tucked away in central Seaview village Walnut offers spacious accommodation over two floors and an ...

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

7 nights from £681

View
  • 20% off

    22 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

    £851.81 £681.45

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

7 nights from £682

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


Mallards is a spacious, three-storey Edwardian house in Seaview village and a much-loved family home. Enjoying a great location just yards from the seafront, it's the perfect choic...

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

7 nights from £682

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

7 nights from £685

4 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views in Mullion, West Cornwall.


With a bird’s eye view of Mullion Island, the National Trust bird sanctuary just outside the harbour where seabirds return to roost each evening, detached Nantivet enjoys a superla...

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

7 nights from £685

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £689

4 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage with sea views in St Helens, Isle of Wight


Bay View is a charming semi-detached house situated down a quiet leafy lane off the Green in the picturesque village of St Helens and aptly named due to the stunning views over St ...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £689

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £696

4 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Salcombe, South Devon.


If you are looking for a house with a view, stop right here! This amazing semi-detached house perched overlooking Mill Bay and out over the water is in simply the most perfect loca...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £696

View
  • 10% off

    23 Feb 2019 - 2 Mar 2019

    £799.89 £720.00

  • 10% off

    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £773.52 £696.60

Arrive at your handpicked holiday home safe in the knowledge it’s been fully inspected.

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £700

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Gerrans.


Once a village chapel, Sunday House East is a gorgeous property converted from part of the original building and set in the centre of the village of Gerrans, just a short walk from...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £700

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

7 nights from £706

4 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Rock, North Cornwall.


This delightful home-from-home will provide you with fantastic memories of a wonderful holiday exploring Rock, Polzeath, Padstow and the joys of north Cornwall. With its own enclos...

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

7 nights from £706

Loading more