Cottages by the sea in Cornwall

With over three-hundred miles of stunning coastline vistas, consider Cornwall the county which brings you closest to the sea.

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 point, 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, but even beach cafes all along this coastline. 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 mean 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 414 self catering cottages near the sea in Cornwall

1 bedroom dog-friendly holiday cottage near the beach in St Ives, West Cornwall.


The perfect retreat for walkers and couples, this compact semi-detached cottage is set on a steep wooded lane which is a three minute walk to Carbis Bay beach and its amenities. Fo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £345 - £696

2 bedroom, rural apartment near the beach in Falmouth, Cornwall.


Little Trefusis is a single-storey cottage close to Flushing, a delightful waterside village with two popular pubs and a harbourside cafe. This charming cottage has an open plan li...

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

Price per week £348 - £940 *

* Includes 15% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Oct and 8 Dec 2018. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom apartment near the beach in Mawgan Porth, North Cornwall.


How do you fancy your own seaside bolthole just 200 yards from the golden sands at Mawgan Porth? – well look no further than Seahorses! All on one level, this fabulous south-facing...

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

Price per week £348 - £1270 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 3 Mar and 16 Jun 2018.

1 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portloe.


Tucked down a quiet country lane and just five minutes’ drive from the sea, this charming detached cottage is surrounded by 50 acres of National Trust land and is adjacent to the c...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £348 - £610

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


Bryher is a delightful barn conversion, semi-detached from Lowenna (3133). The interior is contemporary, light and airy with laminate-flooring throughout and great attention to det...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £350 - £675

3 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Superb views over the water to Flushing and the Roseland peninsula are guaranteed from this beautifully decorated contemporary first floor apartment, part of the renowned Admiral's...

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

Price per week £353 - £1380 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 3 Nov and 8 Dec 2018. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are excluded at the discounted rate.

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1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


Pretty Love Lane Cottage is set down a quiet lane on the outskirts of Penzance within the grounds of the Owners' home. Penzance town centre and the fishing village of Newlyn are ju...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £356 - £774

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Looe, Cornwall.


There are tantalising glimpses of the sparkling waters of Talland Bay through the trees surrounding Fred's House, where the big sheltered garden is perfect for outdoor meals and th...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £358 - £1120 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 27 Oct and 8 Dec 2018. Only the ground floor is available when booking at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Fowey, South Cornwall.


This gorgeous Victorian cottage is an absolute delight; updated with gentle sympathy to offer the modern necessities of central heating, drench-head shower and a granite-topped kit...

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

Price per week £358 - £1120 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Jan and 23 Jun 2018, 22 Sep and 8 Dec 2018. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom apartment near the beach in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


This is the perfect bolthole for couples who look for space, comfort and real quality. Decorated and furnished to an impeccable standard, 4 Imperial Court is a real home-from-home ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Thu

Price per week £359 - £780

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    26 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018

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