Cottages by the Sea in Cornwall

With over three-hundred miles of stunning coastline vistas, Cornwall is synonymous with the coast. Find yourself a cosy cottage a short walk from a beach, or perch high on the cliffs with a stunning sea view property. When you book a cottage by the sea in Cornwall, you won't fail to be enchanted by the allure of the sapphire depths. Read more

A county of elemental beauty, cottages by the sea in Cornwall put you face to face with its most impressive feature: the mercurial ocean.

Quaint villages such as Mousehole and Portloe attest to the sea’s influence on the county’s bygone inhabitants; the bustling ports of Falmouth and Penzance to its continuing importance to the county’s vitality.

Start your own family’s love-affair with the county in one of our holiday cottages in Cornwall by the sea. Family friendly adventures begin on one of the county’s many stunning sandy beaches: try Perranporth, Carbis Bay or Sennen Cove

Strike out to the wild and wind-swept Lizard Peninsula and Lands’ End: the country’s most southerly and westerly points, respectively. If you’re looking for a splash of rest and relaxation, chill with a glass of something cold in a bar with a sea view in sophisticated Rock or popular Newquay.

If wildlife’s your thing, Cornwall has it all. Spot dolphins from not only boats or beach cafes, but even your own seaside cottage. Try Watergate Bay or Fistral Beach in the summer months. Hosts of rare breed maritime birds make the coastal estuaries and cliffs their home: along most stretches of the South West Coast Path you are given prime access to their seaside sanctuaries.

Whatever your coastal passion, a self-catering holiday by the sea in Cornwall means sunsets over the water; the chance to witness the elements at work and the opportunity to indulge in the bounty of the seaside: surf, sand, sun and fun!

We have 398 cottages by the sea in Cornwall

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7 nights from £569

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Sennen, West Cornwall.


Situated in an enviable position overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and just a few hundred yards from the stunning sands of Sennen Cove, Oystercatcher (formerly known as The Bosun's Lo...

  • Sleeps 5
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7 nights from £569

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
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7 nights from £582

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in St Ives, West Cornwall.


This beautifully presented terraced cottage in the heart of St Ives has sea views and an enclosed garden, and a small private parking space just 100 yards away. Set down a quiet la...

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7 nights from £582

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7 nights from £595

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Sitting beside the lock that protects the inner marina at the prestigious Port Pendennis development, Lock House has superb views across the waters of Falmouth harbour from almost ...

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7 nights from £595

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7 nights from £686

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Agnes, Cornwall.


If you dream of spectacular, uninterrupted views across an iconic Cornish cove, this gorgeous cottage, sleeping six, is definitely the holiday home for you. Set in a fabulous locat...

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7 nights from £686

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
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7 nights from £734 *

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views near Looe, South Cornwall.


The glittering water of Talland Bay is seen in all its glory from both the decking and house at Phoenix; a stunning view that is utterly mesmerising on sunny days. With plenty of s...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
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7 nights from £734 *

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7 nights from £759

2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in St Ives, West Cornwall.


Designed to complement the most spectacular views over Porthminster beach, St Ives harbour and beyond, these security-gated apartments are stylish, contemporary and exceedingly com...

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7 nights from £759

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7 nights from £768

3 bedroom cottage with sea views near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


The superb location of this gorgeous cottage gives unrestricted views over Restronguet Creek from every room, with the glass-fronted first floor sitting-room and balcony providing ...

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7 nights from £768

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
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7 nights from £363

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views near Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Perched high above the harbour in bustling Newlyn, Number 4 enjoys uninterrupted sea views across Mount’s Bay. This terraced fisherman’s cottage is accessed along a pedestrian lane...

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7 nights from £363

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  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £399

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


This light and bright ground floor apartment is quietly situated just above the square in the charming village of Portscatho and only minutes from the harbour and stunning Gerrans ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £399

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £410

3 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Portscatho.


Jacaranda is a spacious bungalow with an apartment below Jacaranda Apartment (3136), in an elevated position in a quiet cul-de-sac in the pretty fishing village of Portscatho. The ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
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7 nights from £410

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