Cottages for May

May, that wonderful bridge between spring and summer, where temperatures begin to rise and blue skies and sunshine become a regular feature. Settle into the holiday mode and make the most of a quieter towns, beaches and countryside before summer crowds arrive. With new life and colour bursting at the scenes, this is a magical time of year, perfect for a holiday to refresh the senses and revive the soul.

If you've got children, May half-term provides an excellent opportunity to gather together the family and escape for a while on a dream holiday. Book yourself a luxury self-catering cottage and catch up properly - it's much easier without the distractions of everyday life. However many are in your gang, we'll help you find the perfect cottage. Many of our properties have a games room too, so the kids can keep themselves entertained. Or if your little ones are something of a water baby, why not book a holiday cottage with a swimming pool? We have shared and private pools to offer, so take your pick.

May isn't just about half term though. We also have two bank holidays to look forward to, as well as plenty of chances for spontaneous short breaks and much anticipated weeks away ahead of the summer. From idyllic one-bed retreats up to huge 8-bedroom properties big enough for all your nearest and dearest, you can tailor your dream holiday. It's good news for Fido too, as lots of our cottages are dog-friendly.

May Holidays 

From country to coast, the holiday of a lifetime awaits you. Browse our list of 949 available cottages and take a step closer to a luxury retreat in May. All of our cottages are handpicked; personally inspected and fully equipped with a complete inventory for your total ease and comfort. 

We have 949 self catering cottages available to rent in May

2 bedroom, dog friendly apartment near the beach near St Helens, Isle of Wight.


This two bedroom apartment in Bembridge is small but perfectly formed. Lovingly restored by the owners, 53a offers a perfect base for a family with a light and airy double bedroom ...

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

Price per week £395 - £575

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  • 10% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £449.94 £404.95

2 bedroom cottage near the beach in Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Opal Cottage is a pretty end of terrace cottage situated in the corner of the village square and only a two minute walk from the harbour, beach and coastal path. Comfortably furnis...

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

Price per week £397 - £581

2 bedroom holiday cottage near the beach in Dawlish, South Devon.


A ten minute walk down to the sea, the village of Holcombe is tucked away in the Devon countryside but within easy reach of the attractions of the south Devon coast. This cosy,...

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

Price per week £398 - £581

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview.


This delightful, stylish seafront bungalow is located in a front row position with wonderful views of the Solent and the beach is practically on the doorstep. Days at the seaside, ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £399 - £589

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Helford, West Cornwall.


With a passion for everything Cornish, the Owners of Valley View offer guests a warm welcome at this 21st Century single-storey cottage, one of four holiday properties on their 18t...

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

Price per week £399 - £697

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  • 20% off

    19 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018

    £542.80 £434.24

2 bedroom, rural self catering apartment near Ventnor, Isle of Wight


Situated on the south coast of the Island, Sea Thrift is a pleasant ground floor apartment set in the ground of lovely gardens. With two delightful double bedrooms, both with en su...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £400 - £528

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

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage in Godshill, Isle of Wight


Bagwich Barn Cottage is located in a stunning setting within the grounds of the main house and with two other barns available for larger parties. A charming sun-room to the front o...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £400 - £700

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


23 Tollgate Cottages is a comfortably furnished beach bungalow located in a small, gated waterside development on the edge of Seaview, within walking distance to the shops and cafe...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £400 - £595

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  • 50% off

    15 Oct 2018 - 20 Oct 2018

    £340.00 £170.00

2 bedroom holiday apartment near the beach in Brixham, South Devon.


Located in the heart of Brixham, 1 Pump Street Mews, a bright and airy apartment, provides a great base to return to after a day exploring or relaxing in this spectacular part of t...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £400 - £639

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  • 40% off

    20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

    £514.35 £308.61

2 bedroom dog friendly holiday cottage near Bridport, Dorset.


The pretty Dorset village of Drimpton is set in lovely countryside a short drive inland from the stunning Jurassic Coast. This original school house has been converted into extreme...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £401 - £585

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