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 149 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 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £582

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


There are superb views over Falmouth harbour from this lovely family house, perfect for watching the yachts, dinghies, cruise liners and naval ships out on the water and the coming...

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

7 nights from £582

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

7 nights from £592

3 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Kingsand, Cornwall.


Situated in an acre of beautifully landscaped gardens in the heart of the Rame peninsula, with views across the rolling countryside to the waters of Plymouth Sound and Dartmoor in ...

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

7 nights from £592

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

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

7 nights from £592

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near St Mawes.


This lovingly updated 18th Century cottage is found in the picturesque village of St Just-in-Roseland, only a couple of miles from the beaches and sailing waters of St Mawes on the...

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

7 nights from £592

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

7 nights from £593

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


Set in the lane that leads down to sandy Porthcurnick Beach where you will find the famous Hidden Hut beach cafe, Halcyon is an enticing destination for a coastal holiday. This spa...

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

7 nights from £593

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

7 nights from £600

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


This handsome whitewashed house has an enviable position in St Mawes close to Tavern beach, with far reaching sea views from many of the rooms and the spacious paved front terrace....

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

7 nights from £600

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

7 nights from £623

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


This stylishly converted seaside cottage, decorated throughout in natural Farrow & Ball colours, sleeps six. Arranged over three floors, with sea views from the top floor, Cutty Sa...

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

7 nights from £623

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

7 nights from £637

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


With breathtaking views across the waters of the Carrick Roads to Flushing and the Roseland peninsula beyond, and just yards from Falmouth's bustling streets and their many shops, ...

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

7 nights from £637

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

7 nights from £650

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


This truly stunning Cornish cottage is located in a quiet terrace just off the square in the charming village of Portscatho only a short stroll from the shops, galleries, harbour, ...

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

7 nights from £650

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  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £798

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


What a fabulous holiday home this is, a gorgeous mix of early Victorian terraced townhouse elegance and 21st Century luxuries, topped off with superb panoramic views. Big bay windo...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £798

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £943 *

5 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Portscatho.


Set above the banks of the beautiful Percuil estuary, this outstanding period property enjoys fabulous views over the water from nearly all the rooms in Weatheroak. The south-facin...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £943 *

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