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.

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 631 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 631 self catering cottages by a beach

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


Spacious, light-filled Arlyn Wartha is set on the hillside above the picturesque seaside village of Coverack, looking past the Owners’ home next door towards the beach and harbour ...

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

Price per week £697 - £1950

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    1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018

    £1031.40 £825.12

5 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage with sea views in Seaview, Isle of Wight


The owners of 24 Sandcove Rise didn’t buy a television for the first few years of owning this property, as the sea views from the sitting-room made better viewing! Don’t panic, the...

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

Price per week £710 - £1650

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


Uplands is a very spacious dormer bungalow set in large mature gardens with superb views over St Mawes harbour. Situated in a quiet location, the property provides comfortable acco...

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

Price per week £710 - £2220

4 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views near Ventnor, Isle of Wight


This large detached house is situated in an elevated position as you enter the town of Ventnor with the most breathtaking views from virtually every room. The beautiful tiered gard...

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

Price per week £715 - £1800

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


Set within a converted Victorian villa, Eversley Apartment is a large, contemporary split level apartment. With modern furnishings, this property offers a luxury option for a coast...

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

Price per week £720 - £1850

4 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near the beach near Ventnor, Isle of Wight


Located in the village of Chale, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, The Mission is a truly unique property well worth a visit. The current owners have lovingly restored this...

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

Price per week £725 - £1550

4 bedroom cottage with sea views near Padstow, North Cornwall.


It will be hard to tear yourself away from the windows at Gwel-an-Keynvor – Cornish for ‘view of the ocean’. From all the rooms at the back of the house you can gaze out across Tre...

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

Price per week £726 - £2244

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


Hillside is a traditionally furnished Victorian holiday home located conveniently close to the pretty beaches at Seagrove and Priory Bay. Spread over four floors, there is enough s...

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

Price per week £729 - £1530

4 bedroom cottage in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


The location of this traditional Cornish house can only be described as fabulous. Perfectly situated with an uninterrupted outlook over Gerrans Bay, it lies in the heart of the sma...

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £731 - £2030

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Kingsand.


Not for those who are afraid of the dark or the haunting sound of owls, Lady Emma’s Cottage will delight walkers and nature lovers. Standing alone on the edge of Mount Edgcumbe Est...

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

Price per week £751 - £2321

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