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 656 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 656 self catering cottages near the sea

1 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Cadgwith, West Cornwall.


This cosy little cottage is literally on the edge of Cadgwith’s shoreline, perched a few steps above the beach looking straight out to sea. Many hours can be whiled away watching t...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sun

Price per week £397 - £750

Shepherds Hut with outstanding sea views near Padstow, North Cornwall.


Wow will definitely be your first word when you arrive at gorgeous Tregwelan Shepherd's Hut. With spectacular views of the Camel Estuary and the delights of Padstow just a 20 minut...

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

Price per week £397 - £750

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  • 10% off

    1 May 2018 - 5 May 2018

    £360.00 £324.00

  • 5% off

    8 May 2018 - 11 May 2018

    £336.00 £319.20

4 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The glistening Atlantic Ocean and St Michael’s Mount are clearly visible from this south-facing property just off the South West Coast Path. Beautifully warm, the stylish sitting-r...

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

Price per week £399 - £1560 *

* Includes 30% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Oct and 8 Dec 2018. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted rate.

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea near St Ives, Cornwall.


A perfect retreat for you and your pooches, set close to the renowned Gurnards Head pub and restaurant and a small working dairy farm, Little Gurnards will delight walkers and food...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £399 - £867

Our property managers are local experts who handpick perfect places to stay.

1 bedroom, cottage with a hot tub near the sea, St Ives, West Cornwall.


Relax in a super-duper Cornish spa hydrotherapy hot tub (run completely by renewable energy) on a raised private terrace close to Nancy's House. Set in the heart of a bio diverse f...

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

Price per week £404 - £879

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Portloe, South Cornwall.


Stylish comfort and retro chic abound in this beautifully renovated Victorian cottage found in the sleepy fishing village of Portloe. The whitewashed terrace of nine former coastgu...

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

Price per week £406 - £1270 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Jan and 23 Jun 2018, 6 Oct and 15 Dec 2018. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted price.

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 £410 - £773

1 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Penzance, West Cornwall.


This pretty mews cottage set in the heart of Penzance is comfortable and well-equipped. With a delightful terrace accessed via the sitting-room, there can be nowhere nicer to spend...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £415 - £783

1 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


What a view you will lap up from this pretty, traditional end of terrace cottage in the centre of the charming seaside village of Portscatho. As the name suggests, the cottage is l...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £415 - £720

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


How many holiday apartments offer the chance of falling asleep with a Royal Navy vessel moored almost alongside then waking with a luxury cruise liner in its place? Add views from ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £416 - £785

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

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