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

4 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views near Fowey, South Cornwall.


Oh my, this really is a special house, perfect for family gatherings and groups of friends. From watching fishing boats, yachts and dolphins in summer to crashing waves in winter, ...

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

Price per week £756 - £2250 *

* Includes

Quirky cabin with outstanding sea views at Whitsand Bay.


If having the most stunning of views is on your wish list, then wish no more – this one is utterly breathtaking! Situated in one of the prime locations, on the cliff overlooking Wh...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £609 - £1190

4 bedroom cottage near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Situated in a prime and enviable secluded position on the beautiful Trewince Manor Estate this is the ideal get away from it all holiday base. With spectacular uninterrupted views ...

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

Price per week £358 - £1450 *

* Includes

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


Commanding lovely views down the valley towards the glistening waters of Talland Bay, this haven of tranquility lies between Looe and Polperro, just a quarter of a mile up the hill...

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

Price per week £390 - £920

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


This stylish and wonderfully comfortable single-storey holiday home is set above the picturesque fishing village of Mevagissey with outstanding views along the coast... all the way...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £392 - £1343 *

* Includes

2 bedroom cottage with river views near Saltash, South Cornwall.


Looking for the perfect retreat set in a dream location, where the only passing traffic is on the water, then look no further than Riverside Cottage. Part of a converted 18th Centu...

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

Price per week £397 - £930

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near St Mawes.


Set in the heart of the picturesque village of St Mawes, with a wonderful sea view across the rooftops, this comfortable terraced cottage is within easy walking distance of the exc...

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

Price per week £398 - £1040

2 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Portscatho.


Chick Cottage is in a fabulous location just above safe sandy Porthcurnick Beach, where you will find the famous Hidden Hut. This semi-detached cottage is converted from old farm b...

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

Price per week £413 - £1017

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


Poised minutes away from Porthcurnick beach, this comfortable modern cottage has lovely sea views out to Gull Rock, Nare Head and beyond. One of a terrace of four, there is a prett...

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

Price per week £413 - £1017

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


Set on the water's edge in the popular fishing village of Portscatho, Top Deck's light and airy open plan living area has stunning views across the tiny harbour and out over Gerran...

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

Price per week £415 - £995

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