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 423 self catering cottages near the sea in Cornwall

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, 5 Jan and 23 Mar 2019, 26 Oct and 7 Dec 2019. 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 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 22 Sep and 8 Dec 2018, 5 Jan and 22 Jun 2019, 21 Sep and 7 Dec 2019. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

  • 20% off

    7 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018

    £952.00 £761.60

Dogs go free on holidays starting between 29th June to 5th July.

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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  • 15% off

    12 Jul 2018 - 19 Jul 2018

    £721.50 £613.70

  • 15% off

    19 Jul 2018 - 26 Jul 2018

    £780.00 £663.00

  • 15% off

    26 Jul 2018 - 2 Aug 2018

    £780.00 £663.00

1 bedroom, coastal apartment with sea views near Kingsand, Cornwall.


With a most enviable location right on the water's edge offering breath-taking views over Plymouth Sound, the Song of the Sea is a delightful waterside apartment in the historic Fo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £361 - £801

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Just, West Cornwall.


Stunningly gorgeous, this former miner’s terraced cottage has been transformed into a beautiful retreat for couples looking for something extra special. In the cosy sitting-room a ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £363 - £805

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the sea in Boscastle, North Cornwall.


Packed with character, charm and comfort, Little St Hugh is a cosy retreat for two, tucked away in the pretty village of Boscastle, that will have you leaving your worries behind f...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £366 - £745

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Portscatho, Cornwall.


This lovely stone-built barn is set back from an unspoilt country lane just outside the harbourside village of Gerrans. One of just two recently renovated barns (Long Linhay (3142)...

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

Price per week £368 - £684

1 bedroom apartment with sea views near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Seeking the ultimate romantic hideaway? Then Polmina will become your best-kept secret! Found at the end of a bumpy track and set within its own grounds, this barn conversion offer...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £368 - £818

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1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Gerrans.


Spaven Mor is a brand new timber-clad cottage situated in the grounds of the friendly village pub, The Royal Standard, in Gerrans. This single-storey former workshop has been beaut...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £371 - £689

1 bedroom thatched cottage with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


For over 300 years The Loft has been standing on the south side of Coverack bay keeping watch over the ever-changing moods of the sea. A former fishermen’s net loft skilfully conve...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £372 - £855

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