Cottages by the sea in South Cornwall

With so many miles of scenic coastline, South Cornwall is the perfect destination for a holiday by the sea. A Mecca for sailing enthusiasts, the calm blue waters surrounding the coast of South Cornwall make for perfect family-friendly seaside holidays too.Read more

Coastal cottages in South Cornwall are the perfect backdrop for a relaxed seaside holiday. Pretty little harbour towns and small flat sandy beaches make it a great place for multi generational holidays, with big attractions like The Eden Project providing days out of interest.

South Cornwall has a plethora of lovely holiday accommodation by the sea, from luxury coastal cottages up on the cliffs to bijoux beach cottages right on the shore, or stay a safe distance from the spray and book a holiday home with a view of the twinkling blue tempting you from across the fields.

Well known towns such as Looe, Mevagissey, St Mawes and Falmouth are popular places to stay, with quality cottages and lots of places to watch the waves from, as well as witnessing the comings and goings of various watercraft from harbours and marinas. There's a big sailing community around these parts, making the most of the big blue that you'll be admiring from the windows of one of our 173 holiday cottages by the sea.

Don't forget to bring the most excited member of the family - the walkies around these parts will really get the tail wagging so book into a dog friendly seaside holiday cottage.

Treat yourself and you could be waking up to the sound of the ocean from your South Cornwall cottage by the sea.

South Cornwall holiday cottages by the sea

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £318

Orchard Vean

1367

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage in a creekside hamlet near Truro, Cornwall.


A short stroll from the waters of Restronguet Creek, halfway between Truro and Falmouth, this is the ideal location for exploring both north and south coasts, and all points in bet...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £318

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

7 nights from £323

The Old Loft

3168

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


Ideal for couples this detached, single-storey converted barn is located at Treluggan, a small country hamlet in the heart of the Roseland peninsula. There are some lovely coas...

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

7 nights from £323

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

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

7 nights from £338

The Old Dairy

4191

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near St Austell.


This former Cornish creamery has been converted into a delightful coastal retreat for two. Situated on the edge of the picturesque fishing village of Gorran Haven, The Old Dairy is...

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

7 nights from £338

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

7 nights from £352

Rosemerryn Cottage

4301

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


A truly charming semi-detached cottage set in tranquil countryside of the Helford; this sunny sheltered spot is the perfect place to relax and a fabulous base for exploring this pr...

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

7 nights from £352

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £368

Cowries

3207

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


Cowries is a cosy ground floor apartment sleeping two with fabulous uninterrupted views of Gerrans Bay and the pretty seaside village of Portscatho. Situated directly above the har...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £368

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

7 nights from £378

Orangery Lodge

4314

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Torpoint.


Orangery Lodge is an absolute peach! Utterly beautiful and super stylish, it is a gorgeous romantic retreat made for two. Located on the edge of Mount Edgcumbe, there are over 8...

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

7 nights from £378

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £384

Heartsease

3130

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

7 nights from £384

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £395

Spaven Mor

3202

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


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

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £395

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  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £406

1 North Parade

2995

1 bedroom cottage near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This is a gorgeous little bolthole, right in the middle of lovely Portscatho on the Roseland peninsula and just yards from Tatam's beach (and Tatam's boutique cafe selling deliciou...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £406

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £409

The Song of the Sea

1034

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

7 nights from £409

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