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 148 self catering cottages by a sandy beach on the Isle of Wight.

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

7 nights from £587

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


Bay Cottage is a lovely three bedroom detached property on the outskirts of Seaview village, located in Seagrove Manor Road, a quiet spot yet just a few minutes walk into the villa...

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

7 nights from £587

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

7 nights from £592

3 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Seaview, Isle of Wight


A seaside sanctuary, Shore House is a three-storey beautifully decorated house, with its own private heated swimming pool. Making the most of the far reaching views over the Solent...

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

7 nights from £592

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

  • 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
  • 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 £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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    29 Mar 2019 - 5 Apr 2019

    £739.56 £665.61

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

7 nights from £661

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Bembridge.


Ledge View is a beautifully renovated semi-detached home just steps away from Forelands beach, lined with quirky beach huts, stretches of white sand, rock pools and an acclaimed ca...

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

7 nights from £661

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    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £760.44 £684.39

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £663

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in St Helens, Isle of Wight


A simply gorgeous three bedroom property just off St Helens' green on the eastern side of the Isle of Wight, The Haven is just a short walk from the coast and a ten minute stroll t...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £663

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    23 Mar 2019 - 30 Mar 2019

    £815.95 £734.40

We’ve been raising the standards of self catering holidays since 1977.

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

7 nights from £700

3 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Seaview, Isle of Wight


With a stunning spacious sea facing balcony, Oak Tree Cottage is in a superb location just steps from the beach and a short walk along the seafront into Seaview Village. An outdoor...

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

7 nights from £700

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £925

3 bedroom self catering houseboat with sea views in Bembridge, Isle of Wight


Welcome aboard this luxury two-storey houseboat in Bembridge harbour with two rear balconies and a private pontoon, you can kayak right up to your back door just in time for lunch....

  • Sleeps 6
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £925

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