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

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

7 nights from £351

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


4 Tollgate Cottage is located near Seaview on the Duver - a beach front area that is home to the stunning Hersey Nature Reserve. This cosy cottage would suit a small family or a co...

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

7 nights from £351

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

7 nights from £354

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


Yardley is a charming Victorian cottage, set in the centre of the pretty sailing village of Seaview. The beach and local shops are only a few minutes from your doorstep making this...

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

7 nights from £354

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

7 nights from £355

2 bedroom self catering apartment with sea views in Seaview.


2 Bermuda is a lovely, neutrally decorated first floor apartment with wonderful views across the Solent, a balcony for al fresco drinks and a pretty garden. With both the beach and...

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

7 nights from £355

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £358

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


Quiet Corner is a modestly furnished, comfortable cottage situated in the popular village of Bembridge, less than a mile from Bembridge beach. As its name suggests it's tucked away...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £358

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £359

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


23 Tollgate Cottages is a comfortably furnished beach bungalow located in a small, gated waterside development on the edge of Seaview, within walking distance to the shops and cafe...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £359

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

7 nights from £359

2 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Ventnor, Isle of Wight


Located in the cosmopolitan town of Ventnor in a Victorian town house, Seascape is a modern two bedroom apartment with spectacular sea views along the coastline. It offers contempo...

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

7 nights from £359

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

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

7 nights from £361

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 sitt...

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

7 nights from £361

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

7 nights from £367

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 and just yards from the sh...

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

7 nights from £367

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

7 nights from £375

2 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Seaview.


North View is a wonderful holiday hideaway just on the outskirts of Seaview with sea views across the Solent from the kitchen/dining-room and first floor bedrooms. Set back from th...

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

7 nights from £375

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

7 nights from £380

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


Fir Cottage is an attractive and contemporary conversion of a Victorian home, located right in the heart of St Helens. The village green (England's second largest) lies a few yards...

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

7 nights from £380

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