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 783 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 783 self catering cottages available to rent in May

2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in Dartmouth, South Devon.


This beautiful apartment is superb from every angle. Perched overhanging the River Dart, the view of the stunning Dart Marina is unrivalled; fling open the patio doors and prepare ...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £1032 - £1724

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  • 15% off

    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £1996.82 £1697.30

3 bedroom, rural holiday apartment near Marazion, West Cornwall.


The views from Moonbeam, across the countryside to St Michael's Mount and Mount's Bay, are wonderful. Relax on the south-facing balcony, wine in hand and enjoy the sound of silence...

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

Price per week £399 - £666

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 £424 - £741

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  • 20% off

    1 Sep 2018 - 8 Sep 2018

    £616.90 £493.52

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 £425 - £632

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    31 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018

    £512.78 £410.23

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2 bedroom self catering cottage at Island Harbour, near Newport.


Spring Tide is a delightful holiday cottage situated in a small development at Island Harbour Marina on the banks of the River Medina. The marina is set in a beautiful secluded val...

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

Price per week £445 - £672

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near Coverack.


This traditional stone cottage, built in 1900, has enjoyed life as a corn chandler, a cobblers and even a venue for the local band practice, and it is now a lovely holiday cottage....

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

Price per week £454 - £724

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 £463 - £721

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday apartment near the beach in Shanklin.


Park Lodge Annexe is a beautifully presented lower ground floor apartment within walking distance to the Rylstone Gardens and the Chine. The cliff path is a minute stroll away, lea...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £464 - £717

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    15 Sep 2018 - 22 Sep 2018

    £428.04 £342.40

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 £469 - £735

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage near the beach near St Ives.


The well-maintained enclosed gardens and terrace will entice you to Trevail on the outskirts of Carbis Bay, renowned for its beautiful family beach and restaurants. Trevail is all ...

  • Sleeps 5 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £470 - £785

Each and every one of our cottages is fully equipped with everything you’ll need on holiday.

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