Holiday cottages by a sandy beach on the Isle of Wight

The shores of the Isle of Wight offer a variety of beaches and coves to explore. As the island is so compact, no matter where you choose to stay you’ll be in close proximity of stretches of golden sands.Read more

When it comes to classic beaches, South Wight really is the place to be. Miles of sand stretch out across the shoreline, dotted by the odd cafe and pier along the way. These beaches are lined with a classic seaside promenade too, meaning you can enjoy the views across the Channel all year round. These beaches are also dog friendly at certain times of the year. The expansive stretches of sand are perfect for pooches who like to stretch their legs. The seaside walk between Shanklin and Sandown gives picturesque views of Shanklin and Shanklin Chine on a calm day. When the wind picks up the waves crash against the walk way making for spectacular photos, just make sure you stay well away from the water’s edge.

Catch the tide at the right time and Ryde has some lovely beaches to make the most of. These almost disappear when the tide comes in so you need to catch them quick. After a walk on the beach, hop on to the steam railway for an adventure around East Wight. Leaving the car at home for the day will give you a sense of freedom in experiencing a different way of getting around.

Freshwater Bay on the west of the island has some sandy spots. When the tide goes out the beach is sand below the water mark. It’s supposedly the most beautiful bay on the island but we’ll let you decide that for yourself. Surrounded by the rugged, desolate charm of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this part of the island is perfect for walkers. There’s plenty of inland jaunts and coastal routes to stomp along. All you’ll need is a good pair of boots.

The close proximity of the Isle of Wight to London makes the island ideal for a weekend short break. Take a break from the big smoke to feel the sand between your toes and the wind whipping through your hair. Visit for a Valentine’s weekend with your beau or pack up the kids and head south for a summer holiday to remember. 

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We have 174 self catering cottages by a sandy beach on the Isle of Wight.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £240

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


This contemporary studio apartment enjoys a great location in Shanklin. With modern decor and open plan living, it makes a cosy retreat for a couple looking for a coastal break. Wi...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £240

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  • 20% off

    21 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £434.99 £348.00

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £240

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


Located on the first floor of Shanklin Villa, a lovely Victorian property, this small studio apartment packs a punch despite its size. Enjoying beautiful sea views from its elevate...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £240

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £250

1 bedroom self catering apartment with sea views in Seaview, Isle of Wight


This gorgeous top floor one bedroom apartment has spectacular sea views over the rooftops across the Solent and is just a few minutes from Seaview village and the beach. Newly dec...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £250

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £252

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


West Flatlet is situated right in the heart of Seaview village and is perfect for couples looking for a coastal break. This small but cosy and comfortable first floor flat sits at ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £252

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £266

1 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Bembridge, Isle of Wight.


This charming one bedroom apartment forms part of a country house, set around a shared Spanish-style courtyard, just outside the bustling village of Bembridge. You can enjoy the ev...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £266

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £360

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


Sitting within a beautifully converted Victorian villa, The Cadogan Apartment offers a high standard of accommodation for a couple or lone traveller looking for a coastal break. Gu...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £360

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  • 20% off

    20 Dec 2018 - 27 Dec 2018

    £659.97 £528.00

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £309

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview.


Located in a small waterside development on the edge of Seaview, 62 Buddleia Cottage is a pretty beach bungalow offering comfortable accommodation, for a couple or small family, in...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £309

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £360

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


Offering a high standard of accommodation, the Worsley Apartment is a ground floor apartment housed within Shanklin Villa, a beautifully converted Victorian building. With a separa...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £360

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £251

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


With an interesting history and dating from 1852, Trevessa was once a fishing cottage and overlooks the sea. The sitting-room, dining-room and both bedrooms have beautiful sea view...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £251

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  • 20% off

    14 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018

    £313.54 £251.20

  • 20% off

    24 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018

    £596.00 £476.80

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £290

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview.


This stylish, compact seaside bungalow is located in a front row position with wonderful views across the Solent. It would ideally suit a family with young children or a couple loo...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £290

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