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. 

We have 116 self catering cottages by a sandy beach on the Isle of Wight.

New bookings can be placed for any holiday arriving on or after the 12th April for cottages in England and we are accepting Easter bookings at our properties in Wales, for those that can legally travel. COVID-19

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £378

Faithfull Cottage

3600

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


Faithfull Cottage is a lovingly restored, pretty mid-terrace cottage which enjoys a rear garden and countryside views on the outskirts of St Helens. This comfortable cottage is set...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £378

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £380

6 Pier View Court

3559

2 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Ryde, Isle of Wight.


6 Pier View Court, perfectly located right on the seafront at Ryde, is a modern, well presented second floor apartment, tastefully decorated and furnished to a high standard. Relax...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £380

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £380

5 Sandpipers

3557

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


5 Sandpipers is a well-equipped, modern house set within a small development in the heart of Seaview. It offers comfortable accommodation for a couple or small family. The livi...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £380

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £382

Quiet Corner Cottage

3646

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


Quiet Corner is a modestly furnished, comfortable, semi-detached bungalow situated in the popular village of Bembridge, less than a mile from Bembridge beach. As its name suggests ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £382

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £393

4 Carina

3552

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


4 Carina is a modestly furnished, first floor apartment in a converted house which offers a great value break for families or a couple. Centrally located just yards from the shops ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £393

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £395

Winkle Cottage

4395

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Cowes, Isle of Wight.


This gorgeous terraced cottage new to our portfolio for 2020 is situated in the Conservation Area of the old town of Cowes, is just a few minutes walk from the centre of town. Offe...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £395

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £409

Spindrift

4437

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


This gorgeous two bedroom terraced cottage is a few minutes from the beach, right in the heart of Seaview village, offering an ideal holiday bolthole on the picturesque Isle of Wig...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £409

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £409

Pebbles

4398

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


This beautifully refurbished house is perfectly situated in the heart of Seaview Village, with a lovely patio area to the rear and outdoor seating so you can enjoy dining in the Is...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £409

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £413

Newlands Cottage

3637

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


Newlands is a charming detached cottage located just off the green, in the picturesque village of St Helens. Its location is very peaceful yet within walking distance of the villag...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £413

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £425

Fir Cottage

3602

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


Located in a quiet lane a few steps from St Helens village green, Fir Cottage is a freshly decorated, refurbished Victorian semi-detached house, complete with all modern amenities....

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £425

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