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 672 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 672 self catering cottages near the sea

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


A Victorian property set on a quiet road and yards from the beach. Oaks is a well-equipped property, decorated to a high standard and perfect for families with open plan seating an...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £334 - £740

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


1 The Saltings is a lovely three bedroom, lower ground floor apartment - perfect for those with young children and buggies - and it's just a hop, skip and a jump away from the pebb...

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

Price per week £337 - £720

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Seashells is a great family holiday home set on the hill above the charming village of Portscatho. Take a morning stroll to pick up provisions for the day from the village shop and...

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

Price per week £340 - £840

3 bedroom cottage near the beach near Gerrans, South Cornwall.


This traditionally designed modern cottage, with period-style furnishings and fittings, is set close to the lovely village green at Gerrans in the heart of the beautiful Roseland p...

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £353 - £955

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    21 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018

    £955.00 £764.00

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


4A Ship House, an attractive townhouse positioned right in the middle of Seaview, is perfect for a family looking for a coastal break. 'Ship shape' in presentation, the fantastic t...

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

Price per week £357 - £810

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach in Praa Sands.


As its name suggests, this delightful cottage overlooks the pretty 14th Century church in the quaint village of Germoe and is only a mile from the child-friendly sandy beach at Pra...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £363 - £995

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

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Just.


This traditional detached cottage is set in a quiet hamlet, close to the South West Coast Path and Nanquidno Cove. A huge garden, stream and pond will provide the setting for al fr...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £387 - £782

3 bedroom, rural cottage near the beach near St Mawes, Cornwall.


Semi-detached Crugsillick Court has reversed accommodation with the spacious sitting-room on the entry level with comfortable sofas, a warming wood-burner and a doorway through to ...

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

Price per week £390 - £896

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    20 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018

    £896.00 £716.80

3 bedroom self catering apartment with sea views in Seaview, Isle of wight.


Elm Cottage is a stylish, spacious first floor apartment, brimming with quirky taste and character, in the sought after village of Seaview and it enjoys sea views across the roof t...

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

Price per week £396 - £895

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Close to the centre of the village of Portscatho, with its harbour, slipway, shops, galleries, pub and beach, Sanderling is a great base for a family holiday. This immaculately fur...

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

Price per week £399 - £1087

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