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 420 self catering cottages near the sea in Cornwall

Shepherds Hut with outstanding sea views near Padstow, North Cornwall.


Wow will definitely be your first word when you arrive at gorgeous Tregwelan Shepherd's Hut. With spectacular views of the Camel Estuary and the delights of Padstow just a 20 minut...

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

Price per week £397 - £750

4 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The glistening Atlantic Ocean and St Michael’s Mount are clearly visible from this south-facing property just off the South West Coast Path. Beautifully warm, the stylish sitting-r...

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

Price per week £399 - £1560 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Oct and 8 Dec 2018. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea near St Ives, Cornwall.


A perfect retreat for you and your pooches, set close to the renowned Gurnards Head pub and restaurant and a small working dairy farm, Little Gurnards will delight walkers and food...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £399 - £867

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  • 20% off

    22 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018

    £671.92 £537.60

1 bedroom, cottage with a hot tub near the sea, St Ives, West Cornwall.


Relax in a super-duper Cornish spa hydrotherapy hot tub (run completely by renewable energy) on a raised private terrace close to Nancy's House. Set in the heart of a bio diverse f...

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

Price per week £404 - £879

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Portloe, South Cornwall.


Stylish comfort and retro chic abound in this beautifully renovated Victorian cottage found in the sleepy fishing village of Portloe. The whitewashed terrace of nine former coastgu...

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

Price per week £406 - £1270 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Jan and 23 Jun 2018, 6 Oct and 15 Dec 2018. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted price.

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


This pretty mews cottage set in the heart of Penzance is comfortable and well-equipped. With a delightful terrace accessed via the sitting-room, there can be nowhere nicer to spend...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £415 - £783

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

1 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


What a view you will lap up from this pretty, traditional end of terrace cottage in the centre of the charming seaside village of Portscatho. As the name suggests, the cottage is l...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £415 - £720

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


How many holiday apartments offer the chance of falling asleep with a Royal Navy vessel moored almost alongside then waking with a luxury cruise liner in its place? Add views from ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £416 - £785

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


This light and spacious apartment, with the most spectacular sea views, could just be the perfect coastal retreat. Sitting on the Sunny Corner side of Coverack, above the pretty ar...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £417 - £1225 *

* Includes 15% off for parties up to 2 between 6 Jan and 14 Jul 2018, 22 Sep and 8 Dec 2018.

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Sennen, Cornwall.


You will be thoroughly delighted with this beautiful detached retreat on the edge of St Just, close to dramatic moorland and the South West Coast Path, within the Owners’ grounds b...

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

Price per week £423 - £798

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