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 650 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 650 self catering cottages near the sea

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


Right on the water's edge near the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Harbour House has stunning views across Falmouth harbour from its windows and balconies. Part of the security-...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £686 - £1880

4 bedroom cottage with sea views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Overlooking the sea with a panoramic view of Gerrans Bay, this spacious and extremely comfortable house has been decorated throughout with a stylish and discerning contemporary eye...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £745 - £2030

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

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


Montagu is a luxurious, upper ground floor apartment forming part of a converted Victorian villa, just seconds from the beach at Shanklin. With a private patio with sea views and a...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £781 - £1990

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Instow, Devon.


Just steps from the beautiful sandy beach in the north Devon coastal resort of Instow, 2 Bar View, an attractive period cottage, is the perfect base for a family holiday. The house...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £796 - £1990

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Newlyn.


You can see the sea as you enter this lovely house set high above Mount’s Bay in Newlyn. The decked terraces, overlooking the bay, are the ideal place for watching the fishing boat...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £437 - £1197

5 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


This large dormer bungalow is ideal for family holidays, being situated in Portscatho and only a few minutes’ walk from the coastal path, which leads to the safe sandy beach at Por...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £439 - £1290

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


Large and modern, Skylark Cottage is one of the premium properties available at Salterns Village, an exclusive small gated development on the edge of Seaview. The village has a lov...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £479 - £1499

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


One of a handful of pretty pastel beach bungalows located in Salterns Village, Curlew Cottage is a small, exclusive development at the edge of Seaview that offers securew communal ...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £479 - £1499

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

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


Beautifully decorated in neutral tones throughout, Alcantara is a well-presented, spacious property offering flexible family accommodation. This detached property has a ground floo...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £500 - £1130

4 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Ryde, Isle of Wight.


A smart town house, with well presented accommodation for eight set over three floors, Lucaya offers a great space with a pretty enclosed rear patio and lawn for an extended family...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £532 - £1150

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