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 156 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

6 bedroom holiday home near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.

This gorgeous Victorian double-fronted village house is set in the heart of the pretty fishing village of Portscatho with the beach, harbour, shops and galleries all within five mi...

  • Sleeps 12 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1258 - £2440

6 bedroom holiday home near the beach in Mevagissey, South Cornwall.

If you want masses of space and a relaxed vibe for a family get-together, this is the place for you! Just yards from the beach at Portmellon Cove on the outskirts of the ancient fi...

  • Sleeps 12 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1265 - £2800

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6 bedroom, dog friendly home with sea views near Kingsand, Cornwall.

Fabulous sea views from this exceptionally spacious, south-facing detached house extend from the Rame peninsula in one direction to St George’s Island at Looe in the other. A gate ...

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £1461 - £4250

Approached by a gently sloping path, detached Crugsillick Studio is ideal for families with young children or those with limited mobility. All on one level inside, the open plan li...

  • Sleeps 9 + 2 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £759 - £1745

The Sail Loft has the most spectacular views from the floor to ceiling picture window in the large open plan living-room. Oak floors, vaulted ceiling with oak beams, a cosy contemp...

  • Sleeps 10 + 2 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1321 - £3265

This very pretty former farm cottage, part of the Rosteague Manor courtyard buildings, is located in a lovely rural setting at the end of a private lane on the Rosteague Estate. Th...

  • Sleeps 12 + 2 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £972 - £2339