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 403 cottages by the sea in Cornwall

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £407

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

7 nights from £407

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

7 nights from £410 *

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Mousehole needs no introduction; this harbourside town is extremely popular with its array of galleries, restaurants and a safe family-friendly beach. Hillside is set up the hill f...

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

7 nights from £410 *

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

7 nights from £413

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

7 nights from £413

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £414 *

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in St Agnes, Cornwall.


Picture perfect, this delightfully bijou terraced cottage is located in the heart of the friendly north coastal village of St Agnes and just a short stroll to the sandy beach at Tr...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £414 *

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

7 nights from £415 *

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

7 nights from £415 *

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  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £415

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

7 nights from £415

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £418

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

7 nights from £418

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

7 nights from £418

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Boscastle.


Want to wake up in the middle of an idyllic village listening to the sound of the river gently flowing out to sea? Then a break at The Boathouse is your answer. Situated in a dream...

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

7 nights from £418

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £423

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

7 nights from £423

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £432

1 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near Helford, West Cornwall.


In and around Nansbara peace and quiet is absolutely assured, so don’t forget to bring your favourite book as you can read undisturbed to your heart’s content. This beautifully res...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £432

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