Cottages by the sea in Devon

Enjoying two distinct coastlines, Devon offers double the fun for those seeking either aquatic adventures or seaside tranquillity. 

The tempestuous North Coast offers atmospheric walks along its cliffs and a plethora of playtime potential along its shores. For a great family friendly get away, take a cottage near the expansive sands at Westward Ho! As well as traditional beach pastimes, it’s also home to more fast-paced, adrenaline-fuelled pursuits: try your hand and kite-surfing, drive a kite buggy or take to the seas to windsurf. Surfing and laid back surf culture characterise many of North Devon’s seaside towns: soak it up with a holiday cottage in Woolacombe, Bideford or head to Croyde to sample a nostalgic seaside holiday town with modern day style.

As an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, North Devon is a visual feast. Add in the additional attractions of delightful beach-side towns and all their amenities as well as the potential to discover splendid isolation by striking out along the coastal paths, and you have all the ingredients for a truly memorable seaside escape right from your Devon cottage’s doorstep.

Devon’s dual aspect ensures visitors to the county are spoilt for choice. South Devons Coast’s more gentle character means that a swathe of coastline - encompassing the towns of Torquay, Babbacombe, Paignton and Brixham – has been dubbed ‘The English Riviera’. Think exotic palm trees, restaurants and cottages with sea views and boats bobbing gently in aquamarine waters. As befitting its maritime focus, regattas – from world class races, to just-for-fun spectacles – fill the seas along the coastline during the summer.

As much for families looking for action-packed escapes as couples seeking serenity, Devon’s South Coast is packed full of potential day-trips and exciting attractions wherever you decide to take your seaside holiday cottage. 

We have 51 self catering cottages near the sea in Devon

2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in Brixham, South Devon.


57 Moorings Reach is in a highly sought-after, award-winning development and this second floor apartment is a nautical treat from every angle; from the amazing views of the harbour...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £374 - £1170 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 7 Oct and 16 Dec 2017. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate, please let us know which room you wish to use.

1 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views, Shaldon.


Bay Cottage is just steps from the beach in Shaldon, which lines the south shore of the Teign estuary. The South West Coast Path is on the doorstep, so this is a fantastic place fo...

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

Price per week £397 - £773

Beach Chalet on the beach sleeping two in Lyme Regis, Dorset.


Imagine a holiday right on the seashore of a very special beach, relaxing on your veranda with a glass of something refreshing, watching the gentle waves at one of the most famous ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £417 - £820

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach near Dawlish, South Devon.


Warren Hayloft is just past Cockwood harbour, on the Exe estuary. This beautiful property is one of two converted barns and approached by wooden steps and has the living area on th...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £320 - £710

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Brixham, South Devon.


The immaculately presented Sea Tang is a delightfully attractive home-from-home, with the most spectacular views over bustling Brixham harbour and out to sea. This lovingly maintai...

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

Price per week £361 - £981 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 3 + cot between 9 Sep and 16 Dec 2017.

2 bedroom cottage with river views in Dartmouth, South Devon.


Set on the edge of Dartmouth with delightful river views, Moon Cottage is one of a small terrace within easy walking distance of the town centre. This charming house (so-called as ...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £377 - £884

2 bedroom cottage near the beach, near Kingsbridge, Devon.


If you imagine the perfect retreat in which to enjoy this gorgeous part of south Devon, you would probably be thinking of this attractive detached stone barn conversion. With oak f...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £390 - £920

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Brixham, Devon.


Located in the heart of Brixham, this delightfully light and airy property is a great family holiday home, especially as your four-legged friends are also very welcome. 1 Apters Hi...

  • Sleeps 6 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £327 - £1090 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + 2 cots between 7 Oct and 16 Dec 2017. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the discounted rate.

  • 10% off

    20 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017

    £844.75 £760.50

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Brixham, South Devon.


Brixham needs little introduction for those familiar with the joys of the South Hams and its spectacular coastline. A bustling fishing port, there is always something to watch in t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £348 - £779

2 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Brixham, South Devon.


Located in the heart of Brixham, 1 Pump Street Mews, a bright and airy apartment, provides a great base to return to after a day exploring or relaxing in this spectacular part of t...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £352 - £810

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