Holiday cottages by the sea

From sheltered coves and idyllic inlets to vibrant ports and rugged cliffs, seaside cottages situate you beside this region’s greatest asset. 

Whether your passion is for surfing beaches or sandy beaches, sailing and canoeing or simply taking in the view, the variety of our 681 cottages by the sea in The West Country ensure you’ll be best placed to enjoy this coastline’s many delights.

Our seaside cottages on the atmospheric north coasts of Devon and Cornwall will assault your senses with the sights, smells and sounds of the ever-changing, ever-beautiful ocean. Where better than to plan your next romantic break?

Along the The West Country’s southern coastlines, a holiday by the sea offers tranquil waters, secret coves and pretty towns to explore. With one of the world’s most beloved walking routes - the 630-mile South West Coast Path - snaking around the South West, a cottage by the sea in the region don’t only mean water sports on your doorstep. Hiking this glorious coastal route is one of the perks of staying in one of our holiday homes. 

For a gentler pace, consider a holiday in one of the region’s many picturesque fishing villages, where sea views will allow you to watch the comings and goings of working boats as well as the rich diversity of marine birds and wildlife who make the coastline their home. 

Whatever the weather or the season, self catering by the sea will never be anything short of breath-taking.

We have 681 self catering cottages near the sea

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 *

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* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate, please let us know which room you wish to use.

  • 20% off

    21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018

    £1170.00 £936.00

Clifftop Shepherds Hut sleeping two with sea views in Seaton (Devon).


This beautifully positioned shepherd's hut has outstanding 180 degree views across Lyme Bay to the cliffs of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. You can be lulled to sleep by the so...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £377 - £672

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


One of only a handful of properties on Pendennis isthmus – a finger of land pointing out into Falmouth Bay – with far reaching views over the water towards the Lizard peninsula, th...

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

Price per week £378 - £1285 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 2 + cot on selected dates. Bedroom 2 is excluded at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Portscatho.


This is a gorgeous little bolthole, right in the middle of lovely Portscatho on the Roseland peninsula and just yards from Tatam's beach (and Tatam's boutique cafe selling deliciou...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £378 - £870

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  • 20% off

    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £870.00 £696.00

  • 10% off

    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £870.00 £783.00

2 bedroom cottage near the beach in Porthleven, West Cornwall.


Driftwood Cottage, a terraced three-storey former fisherman’s home, lies a mere stroll from Porthleven’s picturesque harbour where colourful boats are overlooked by several shops, ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £379 - £715

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  • 20% off

    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £715.00 £572.00

3 bedroom apartment with sea views in Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


You can indeed see the harbour lights from this immaculate cliffside apartment set above bustling Mevagissey harbour, and watch the fishing fleet as they come and go. This ancient,...

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £379 - £1290 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 2 on selected dates. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Looe, Cornwall.


The water at Talland Bay seems to glitter in the sun, as if a million fireflies were dancing on the surface. What better place to relax and take in this breathtaking view than Litt...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £382 - £771

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Agnes.


Just yards from the coastal footpath and spectacular clifftop walks above Porthtowan beach on the rugged north Cornish coast, Ocean Retreat is the perfect bolthole for walkers, sur...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £389 - £863

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

Rural shepherds hut with sea views near Ilfracombe, North Devon.


Taken from the name of the rocks along this dramatic and exhilarating stretch of the north Devon coast, this beautiful shepherd's hut has views that will take your breath away - mi...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £391 - £696

Rural shepherds hut with sea views near Ilfracombe, North Devon.


Wild Pear Beach is in sight of this gorgeous shepherd's hut and gives it its name. High above the incredible north Devon coast between Ilfracombe and Combe Martin, with its dramati...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £391 - £696

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