Cottages by the sea in Isle of Wight

Surrounded by the Solent and the Channel, the Isle of Wight has some wonderful sea views. Watch the sun rise and set over the ocean all from the comfort of your holiday cottage.

Make your dream seaside holiday a reality with a holiday cottage less than one mile from the sea. With everything from romantic couples’ boltholes to huge mansions for family and friends, the Isle of Wight is the perfect place to find a cottage to suit your break. 

Staying by the sea on the isle gives you a whole host of options when it comes to things to do. Walk along the promenades of Ventnor, Shanklin and Sandown or discover the yacht harbours of Cowes, East Cowes and Island Harbour. Staying in Brook puts you at the heart of an area of outstanding natural beauty and is a stone’s throw from plenty of coastal and inland walks. Not far from the needles you’ll find Freshwater Bay, supposedly one of the most stunning beaches on the island. 

Yarmouth is a lovely place on the west of the island, staying close to the ferry port from Lymington will save you time on the journey and get you in the holiday mood sooner. To the north of the isle, you’ll also find Gurnard to the west of Cowes, right by the coast – some lovely views of the Solent.

Choosing a cottage by the sea will give you every opportunity to get out on to the coast and make the most of your holiday. With plenty of dog friendly beaches and family friendly activities, the Isle of Wight is an ideal location for a family summer holiday or come for an off season short break and enjoy the island when things are a little quieter. For couples, there are plenty of wonderful romantic locations where you can hide away, relax and slow down. Come in November for some fantastic winter walks and gloriously colourful sunsets. Try and spot a red squirrel before they go into hibernation and explore the isle’s historical locations, like Osborne House or Carisbrooke Castle.

Isle of Wight Ferry Booking With 200 ferries daily, our hassle free booking service makes your trip to the island plain sailing

We have 178 self catering cottages near the sea in Isle of Wight

3 bedroom self catering apartment near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight


An incredibly stylish three bedroom ground floor apartment ideally located a few minutes' walk from the village of Seaview and the beach. A lovely large entrance hall centrally fra...

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

Price per week £550 - £1150

3 bedroom self catering cottage with sea views in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


The Old Boat House is an attractive period cottage set in a fantastic waterfront location on the edge of the beach at Seagrove Bay. This is a charming family home and can be rented...

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

Price per week £567 - £1240

3 bedroom, rural self catering apartment near the beach in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.


Dating back to 1863 and converted in 2011, this superb two-storey apartment is located on the outskirts of Shanklin. 10 Shanklin Manor has an elegant, monochrome interior and the u...

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £612 - £1275

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight


Right in the heart of Seaview village, this semi-detached property has been completely renovated, with a Skandi theme, to offer a wonderful place to stay on the Isle of Wight. With...

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

3 Astra House is a comfortable first floor apartment within a converted Victorian House


3 Astra House is a comfortable first floor apartment within a converted, red brick Victorian house, located on a quiet residential no-through road in Seaview. Offering light and sp...

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

Price per week £334 - £825

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in St Helens, Isle of Wight.


1 Yarborough Cottage is a wonderfully quaint end of terrace property facing St Helens Green on the east side of the island, with far reaching views over Culver Downs. The owners ha...

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

Price per week £358 - £870

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3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight


24 Tollgate Cottages is a comfortable property just a stone's throw away from the beach, and a short walk from the local shops and dining in Seaview village. Situated on a small de...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £375 - £830

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


27 Tollgate Cottages is one of a number of well presented, beachfront holiday bungalows situated in Salterns Village, a small gated development located opposite Seaview Duver and b...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £375 - £830

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


10 Tollgate Cottages is a pastel coloured, beach bungalow set in a small gated development close to the waterfront. Clean, neutral decor and its close proximity to the beach make t...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £375 - £830

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


6 Tollgate Cottages is a bright and cheery cottage set in a small, gated development near the pretty village of Seaview. Close to the beach, local shops and bars, and with Cafe Blu...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £375 - £830

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