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 683 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 683 self catering cottages near the sea

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in St Helens, Isle of Wight.


Faithfull Cottage is a lovingly restored, pretty mid-terrace cottage which enjoys a rear garden and countryside views on the outskirts of St Helens. This comfortable cottage is set...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £309 - £674

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


The perfect bolt-hole for families, 61 Drake Cottage is a comfortably furnished beach bungalow located in a small waterside development on the edge of Seaview. Just yards from the ...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £309 - £670

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  • 20% off

    21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018

    £670.00 £536.00

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


The Lobster Pot is a comfortably furnished beach bungalow located in a small waterside development on the edge of Seaview and next to a nature reserve. This beach bolt hole has dec...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £312 - £704

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  • 20% off

    27 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018

    £690.00 £552.00

  • 20% off

    10 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018

    £690.00 £552.00

2 bedroom, rural self catering apartment near the beach in Ryde.


6 Sandlands is a modest top floor apartment with a large, open plan living area, just a stroll away from Ryde's wonderfully sandy beaches, the canoe lake and the children's sand pa...

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

Price per week £313 - £660

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near the beach in Ventnor, Isle of Wight.


With an interesting history and dating from 1852, Trevessa was once a fishing cottage and overlooks the sea. The sitting-room, dining-room and both bedrooms have beautiful sea view...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £314 - £920

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  • 20% off

    3 Aug 2018 - 10 Aug 2018

    £920.00 £736.00

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


Hove To is one of a small collection of bungalows located along the Seaview Duver. Situated on the corner, it benefits from a large decked area on two sides with a lovely outlook o...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £314 - £694

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

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


Cockleshells is one of the charming Salterns bungalows situated along the Seaview Duver within a short walk to the Yacht Club and Seaview Village. The new Owner has completely rede...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £314 - £680

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the sea near Sennen, Cornwall.


The Little Cabin is a semi-detached cottage, set all on one level and close to Kelynack Moor Studio (2493). With its easy step-free access to and throughout the property, this is t...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £320 - £696

2 bedroom, dog-friendly holiday cottage with sea views in East Cowes, Isle of Wight


Smugglers' Run is a waterside property overlooking the River Medina and across to the sailing town of Cowes. Watch the boats sail by from the privacy of the balcony off the living-...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £321 - £635

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 - £1112 *

* Includes 25% off for parties up to 4 + 2 cots on selected dates. Bedroom 3 is excluded at the discounted rate.

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