Cottages with sea views in South Cornwall

A sea view cottage on the south coast of Cornwall is the perfect base for a seaside holiday - beaches and blue seasare the perfect pick-me-up when you open the curtains in the morning.

Why do we love the south coast of Cornwall? The culture, the atmosphere, the food, but mainly to be beside the sea! The sea is a little bit warmer this side of the county, a little bit calmer, that bit more family friendly. And it makes for great gazing, even when the sun has hidden. Speaking of hidden, a sea view cottage in south Cornwall is a great base to seek out the Hidden Hut and other secret delights; quiet coves, benches with the best views, places to eat and things to do...

Settle yourself in Falmouth, a maritime town with the world's third deepest natural harbour. There's plenty of comings and goings on the waterways to watch from the comfort of your holiday cottage. You won't get bored in this town but for a day out, hop on a ferry and explore other areas. There's the King Harry chain link to drive over the river to St Mawes so you can spend time exploring the Roseland peninsula and its local beauty spots St Just in Roseland, Portscatho and St Anthony, all with stunning sea views.

Head east along this picturesque coastline to the tall shops of Mevagissey and have a cream tea on the harbourside. Stay in a sea view cottage in Fowey for a backdrop of blue or try out the views in Looe, home to one of the area's largest fishing fleets. There are lobster pots and fishermen's cottage a-plenty in this part of the world.

The Rame peninsula caters for those who love Cornwall but don't want to drive quite so far. With Freathy Cliff, the Antony Estate and Mount Edgcumbe, Torpoint, and Kingsand looking over the water towards Plymouth Sound, there is more than enough for a happy holiday.

We have 89 luxury holiday cottages with sea views in South Cornwall to rent

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Looe, Cornwall.


The water at Talland Bay seems to glitter in the sun, as if a million fireflies were dancing on the surface. What better place to relax and take in this breathtaking view than Litt...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £374 - £771

1 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


What a view you will lap up from this pretty, traditional end of terrace cottage in the centre of the charming seaside village of Portscatho. As the name suggests, the cottage is l...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £403 - £720

2 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views in Portloe, South Cornwall.


Stylish comfort and retro chic abound in this beautifully renovated Victorian cottage found in the sleepy fishing village of Portloe. The whitewashed terrace of nine former coastgu...

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

Price per week £406 - £1270 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 30 Sep and 16 Dec 2017. Only one bedroom is available at the discounted price.

1 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


How many holiday apartments offer the chance of falling asleep with a Royal Navy vessel moored almost alongside then waking with a luxury cruise liner in its place? Add views from ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £407 - £785

1 bedroom, rural apartment with sea views near Kingsand, Cornwall.


Prepare to be wowed by the most spectacular of sea views from this irresistible apartment for two, set right on the water's edge, in the historic Fort Picklecombe on the beautiful ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £423 - £798

3 bedroom apartment with sea views in Mevagissey, South Cornwall.


Sea views do not come better than those from this superb apartment perched high on the cliffs above the ancient fishing port of Mevagissey, where narrow streets wind between fisher...

  • Sleeps 5
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £427 - £1461 *

* Includes

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


One of only a handful of properties on Pendennis isthmus – a finger of land pointing out into Falmouth Bay – with far reaching views over the water towards the Lizard peninsula, th...

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

Price per week £428 - £1260 *

* Includes

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near St Mawes.


There are fabulous views over the sailing waters around St Mawes from both the garden and first floor living-room of this contemporary eco-house, set on the edge of St Just in Rose...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £444 - £1387 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 6 Jan and 3 Feb 2018, 24 Feb and 17 Mar 2018. Bedrooms 1 and 2 are excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom apartment with sea views in Falmouth, South Cornwall.


With panoramic sea views across Falmouth Bay from the principal rooms, a sheltered sun-trap patio right outside the living-room and direct access to the seafront and beach, this mo...

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

Price per week £458 - £1320 *

* Includes

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in St Austell.


Sitting right above the tiny harbour at Charlestown with views of the tall ships moored below, The Captain's Gig is a lovely 18th Century terraced cottage sympathetically updated t...

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

Price per week £650 - £1570 *

* Includes 10% off for parties up to 2 + cot between 4 Nov and 16 Dec 2017. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are excluded at the discounted rate.

Loading more