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.

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 154 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

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Mawes, Cornwall.


This charming bungalow, painted blue and white, commands fabulous panoramic sea views over St Mawes harbour, the Percuil river and also towards St Anthony headland and the wide ope...

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

Price per week £527 - £1495

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Mawes, Cornwall.


Set at the end of a quiet lane in the heart of St Mawes, with wonderful views over the Percuil River, this single-storey cottage is a perfect holiday bolthole. Accessed by a couple...

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

Price per week £548 - £1398

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

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Sitting beside the lock that protects the inner marina at the prestigious Port Pendennis development, Lock House has superb views across the waters of Falmouth harbour from almost ...

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

Price per week £588 - £1610

3 bedroom cottage with sea views near Falmouth, South Cornwall.


The superb location of this gorgeous cottage gives unrestricted views over Restronguet Creek from every room, with the glass-fronted first floor sitting-room and balcony providing ...

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £686 - £1920

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views near Looe, South Cornwall.


The glittering water of Talland Bay is seen in all its glory from both the decking and house at Phoenix; a stunning view that is utterly mesmerising on sunny days. With plenty of s...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £720 - £2250 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 5 + cot between 6 Oct and 15 Dec 2018, 5 Jan and 30 Mar 2019, 5 Oct and 14 Dec 2019. The first floor is excluded at the discounted rate.

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


This light and bright ground floor apartment is quietly situated just above the square in the charming village of Portscatho and only minutes from the harbour and stunning Gerrans ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £380 - £915

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


This spacious first floor apartment is in the very heart of this lovely coastal village, with two tempting art galleries below it, the picturesque harbour with its fishing boats an...

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

Price per week £387 - £910

3 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Portscatho.


Jacaranda is a spacious bungalow with an apartment below Jacaranda Apartment (3136), in an elevated position in a quiet cul-de-sac in the pretty fishing village of Portscatho. The ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £402 - £913

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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


This lovely semi-detached Victorian house is tucked away just off the village square in the picturesque village of Portscatho, on the beautiful Roseland peninsula. The reversed lev...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £408 - £1046

3 bedroom self-catering cottage near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This immaculately presented detached bungalow is situated on the edge of the charming village of Portscatho, only a few minutes’ walk from the beautiful safe and sandy beach of Por...

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

Price per week £417 - £1070

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