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

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


Geach’s Cott is an extremely comfortable first floor duplex apartment, part of the waterside Packet Quays development in Falmouth. There are wonderful views across Falmouth harbour...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £415 - £1060

2 bedroom cottage with sea views near Portscatho, South Cornwall.


Waterside is situated directly above Tatams beach in the small fishing village of Portscatho. A semi-detached modern house, it has fully double-glazed picture windows taking full a...

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

Price per week £419 - £1036

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


St Cloud sits high above the River Fowey with superb views down to the water where boats bob on their moorings in summer and wading birds feed on the sand flats at low tide. Set ab...

  • Sleeps 7 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £423 - £1656 *

* Includes

2 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


The Sail Loft has the most spectacular views from the floor to ceiling picture window in the large open plan living-room. Oak floors, vaulted ceiling with oak beams, a cosy contemp...

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

Price per week £430 - £1015

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


There are glorious, far reaching water views from every room in this beautifully appointed, modern cottage, stretching from the moorings on the Penryn River out across the Carrick ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £464 - £1160

4 bedroom cottage with sea views near St Just In Roseland.


With wonderful views looking out above the church at St Just in Roseland towards the Carrick Roads, this newly-built, end of terrace house is decorated with great flair and in cont...

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

Price per week £464 - £1870 *

* Includes

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


Wonderful panoramic views over Falmouth harbour towards the Roseland peninsula can be enjoyed from every room of this single-storey bungalow, and from the spacious terrace which ru...

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

Price per week £495 - £1370

2 bedroom, clifftop cottage with sea views, Kingsand.


A secluded gem tucked into the edge of the cliffs, known as Freathy, and invisible until you get to its parking space, Gulls Roost boasts panoramic views of the spectacular coastli...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £504 - £1285

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


There are fabulous views from the rooftop terrace of this lovely waterside apartment, from Penryn in the north across to the riverside village of Flushing and on to the Roseland pe...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £519 - £1440

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


Set right on the water and as near as you can get to being on a boat without leaving dry land, this is a wonderful holiday location. Whizziwig is a stylish and comfortable ground f...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £521 - £1440

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