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 161 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 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £686

3 bedroom cottage with estuary views near Truro, 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

7 nights from £686

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

7 nights from £720 *

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

7 nights from £720 *

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

7 nights from £380

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

7 nights from £380

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

7 nights from £387

3 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views 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

7 nights from £387

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

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

7 nights from £402

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

7 nights from £402

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

7 nights from £408

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

7 nights from £408

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

7 nights from £417

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

7 nights from £417

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

7 nights from £441

3 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in St Mawes, South Cornwall.


Brackley House is situated close to the centre of the picturesque village of St Mawes, only 100 yards from the beach and harbour. The cottage has reversed accommodation and a wonde...

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

7 nights from £441

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

7 nights from £443

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


This is a stylish and comfortable semi-detached property (the left-hand side of the building in the photograph) offering excellent accommodation for extended families and couples a...

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

7 nights from £443

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

7 nights from £443

3 bedroom dog-friendly self catering cottage near the beach in Gerrans.


Originally the village chapel, Sunday House West has been sympathetically converted. Imaginatively designed and furnished to a high standard, Sunday House West is situated in the c...

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

7 nights from £443

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