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.

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

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


10 Springfield Court is a wonderful, second floor apartment set within eight acres of communal grounds. The property also benefits from the shared use of an outdoor heated swimming...

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

Price per week £475 - £1060

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


This stunning building is set back from the Seaview Duver accessed by an impressive driveway, as you enter through the grand set of gates and make your way up to the Penthouse you ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £485 - £1050

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

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


Barton Manor Lake Cottage is a stylish, 100 year old lakeside property, oozing with character and offering spacious, single-storey accommodation on the Barton Manor Estate. Set wit...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £515 - £1040

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


Solent View is an immaculately presented seaside villa just metres away from the sea shore of Gurnard. Each room has been thoughtfully decorated to make you feel relaxed and the op...

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

Price per week £520 - £1750

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  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £795.00 £636.00

2 bedroom, rural holiday apartment near the beach in Freshwater, Isle of Wight


This beautiful contemporary apartment is literally on the beach front, offering stunning views of the picturesque Freshwater Bay. Extremely well appointed, the apartment offers mod...

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

Price per week £569 - £1286

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage with sea views in St Helens, Isle of Wight.


Set in an idyllic location by the water’s edge on St Helens Duver, The Retreat offers stunning accommodation for a family holiday on the Island. The property offers beautiful livin...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £630 - £1184

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


On the promenade of Ventnor seafront, Villa Amanti is an immaculate south facing, ground floor apartment with uninterrupted sea views from its sunny seating area, accessed through ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £825 - £1400

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


A deceptively spacious semi-detached Victorian property, Red House has a lovely large kitchen with both a breakfast-bar and a separate dining-area from which the enclosed garden ca...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £311 - £959

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


A Victorian property set on a quiet road and yards from the beach. Oaks is a well-equipped property, decorated to a high standard and perfect for families with open plan seating an...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £334 - £755

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


1 The Saltings is a lovely three bedroom, lower ground floor apartment - perfect for those with young children and buggies - and it's just a hop, skip and a jump away from the pebb...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £337 - £735

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  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £512.78 £410.23

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