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. 

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 431 cottages by the sea in Cornwall

3 bedroom self-catering cottage near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This immaculately presented detached bungalow is situated on the edge of the charming village of Portscatho, only a few minutes’ walk from the beautiful safe and sandy beach of Por...

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

Price per week £417 - £1070

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Boscastle.


Located in the small hamlet of Bossiney, Bossiney View is a spacious property set back on the old coastal road between Boscastle and Tintagel and is only a five minute walk from th...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £424 - £1082

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Brackley House is situated close to the centre of the picturesque village of St Mawes, only 100 yards from the beach and harbour. The cottage has reversed accommodation and a wonde...

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

Price per week £441 - £1274

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This is a stylish and comfortable semi-detached property (the left-hand side of the building in the photograph) offering excellent accommodation for extended families and couples a...

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

Price per week £443 - £1223

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3 bedroom dog-friendly self catering cottage near the beach in Gerrans.


Originally the village chapel, Sunday House West has been sympathetically converted. Imaginatively designed and furnished to a high standard, Sunday House West is situated in the c...

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

Price per week £443 - £1336

3 bedroom apartment near the beach in Newquay, North Cornwall.


The Pentire peninsula is well-known for Newquay's fabulous surfing beaches and the quieter sandy creeks of the Gannel Estuary. Headland View is one of 14 apartments set off the roa...

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

Price per week £446 - £1115

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3 bedroom, dog friendly, luxury safari tent near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


An idyllic location makes this spacious and luxurious safari tent hard to resist. Set a stone's throw from the gorgeous Lamorna Cove, Bluebell is located on the edge of an eight ac...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £460 - £1286

3 bedroom, dog friendly, luxury safari tent near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


Who could resist Buttercup's picture-postcard location, close to Cornwall's picturesque Lamorna Cove and set in an eight acre field with delicious sea glimpses? Spacious and luxuri...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £460 - £1286

3 bedroom, dog friendly, luxury safari tent near the beach near Lamorna Cove.


Beautiful views and total tranquility are the hallmarks of a stay at Foxglove, where you can choose between roaming acres of peaceful farmland, strolling the coastal path, enjoying...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £460 - £1286

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


This very pretty former farm cottage, part of the Rosteague Manor courtyard buildings, is located in a lovely rural setting at the end of a private lane on the Rosteague Estate. Th...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £460 - £1113

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