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, rural self catering cottage near the beach near Ventnor, Isle of Wight


Located in the village of Chale, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, The Mission is a truly unique property well worth a visit. The current owners have lovingly restored this...

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

Price per week £725 - £1550

4 bedroom cottage with sea views near Padstow, North Cornwall.


It will be hard to tear yourself away from the windows at Gwel-an-Keynvor – Cornish for ‘view of the ocean’. From all the rooms at the back of the house you can gaze out across Tre...

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

Price per week £726 - £2200

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

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


Hillside is a traditionally furnished Victorian holiday home located conveniently close to the pretty beaches at Seagrove and Priory Bay. Spread over four floors, there is enough s...

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

Price per week £729 - £1530

4 bedroom cottage in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


The location of this traditional Cornish house can only be described as fabulous. Perfectly situated with an uninterrupted outlook over Gerrans Bay, it lies in the heart of the sma...

  • Sleeps 8
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £731 - £2030

4 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Kingsand.


Not for those who are afraid of the dark or the haunting sound of owls, Lady Emma’s Cottage will delight walkers and nature lovers. Standing alone on the edge of Mount Edgcumbe Est...

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

Price per week £751 - £2275

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


Spread over three floors The Swallows really is a beautiful family holiday home. The ground floor is very fresh, light and modern and has bi-folding doors leading out onto the pati...

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

Price per week £765 - £1760

3 bedroom self catering apartment with sea views in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.


Cromwell Apartment is a high end, beautifully presented, first floor apartment in a Victorian villa in Shanklin. Not your average beachfront apartment, the Cromwell comes with a de...

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

Price per week £795 - £1990

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


Rosa Monte is a semi-detached property with three double bedrooms and a children's bunk bedroom, accommodating eight in total. Situated just off Ryde esplanade it’s a short walk in...

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

Price per week £795 - £1550

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


Mewstone View is a sleek, contemporary house only minutes from the beach with sea views from the living-room and two of the bedrooms. An enclosed sea-facing deck wraps around the b...

  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £799 - £2190

4 bedroom thatched cottage with estuary views in Shaldon.


Shaldon is a lovely village lining the banks of the River Teign with its own small sandy beach. Just a half-mile from the hub of the village itself, a conservation area, is a small...

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

Price per week £812 - £2462

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