Sea view cottages

Escape to the coast and breathe in the sea air while gazing out of your holiday cottage window at a beautiful sea view.

You can't beat a sea view. And when you book a sea view holiday cottage you can enjoy the panorama all week from the comfort and luxury of a Classic Cottage. After all, 'the sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever' (Jacques Yves Cousteau). There's a real sense of wonderment as you gaze at a sparkly blue horizon, a sense of inferiority to Mother Nature and the vast power of the ocean. A lungful of salty sea air can cure any ill but even sitting in a window on a dark stormy night brings a thrill to uplift your spirit.

Cornwall is known for its many beaches and miles of coastpath so you're always assured of a good view with a sea view cottage, whether it be perched on a clifftop or clustered around a harbour. Even the cornish moorland cottages can have sea views, with a rural cottage looking out over the unspoilt countryside, dotted with mining heritage, to the sea.

Devon is the largest West Country county but is top and tailed by the north and south coast. A north Devon sea view cottage will have superb views out over rugged coastlines whereas a south Devon cottage with sea views takes in the calm flatness of the south coast.

Who knew Somerset was the place to go for a self catering break with a sea view? Well drive over Exmoor and you'll hit the coast of the Bristol channel, with all the charm and easy access of Somerset, topped off with a spoarkly sea backdrop. 

Dorset is known for its Jurassic coastline so any keen fossil hunter will want a cottage with a sea view to fully appreciate the golden cliffs and undulating rock formations that form the beautiful landscape of the south coast.

Hampshire is known for leafy green lanes, but its south coast is a sailing Mecca so make sure to pick a cottage with sea views out over the Solent to the Needles.

Whichever county you choose, make sure you get your dose of Vitamin Sea in a holiday cottage with a sea view.

 

We have 307 luxury holiday cottages with sea views in The West Country to rent

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


The glittering water of Talland Bay is seen in all its glory from both the decking and house at Phoenix; a stunning view that is utterly mesmerising on sunny days. With plenty of s...

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

Price per week £720 - £2250 *

* Includes 20% off for parties up to 5 + cot between 6 Oct and 15 Dec 2018. The first floor is excluded at the discounted rate.

2 bedroom holiday apartment with sea views in St Ives, West Cornwall.


Designed to complement the most spectacular views over Porthminster beach, St Ives harbour and beyond, these security-gated apartments are stylish, contemporary and exceedingly com...

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

Price per week £759 - £1990

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  • 20% off

    28 Apr 2018 - 5 May 2018

    £893.91 £715.20

  • 20% off

    5 May 2018 - 12 May 2018

    £986.84 £789.60

  • 20% off

    12 May 2018 - 19 May 2018

    £1082.96 £866.40

  • 20% off

    19 May 2018 - 26 May 2018

    £1082.96 £866.40

3 bedroom holiday cottage with sea views near Mousehole, West Cornwall.


Perched high above the harbour in bustling Newlyn, Number 4 enjoys uninterrupted sea views across Mount’s Bay. This terraced fisherman’s cottage is accessed along a pedestrian lane...

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

Price per week £360 - £987

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach near Portscatho.


This spacious first floor apartment is in the very heart of this lovely coastal village, with two tempting art galleries below it, the picturesque harbour with its fishing boats an...

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

Price per week £387 - £910

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3 bedroom, dog friendly apartment with sea views in Portscatho.


Jacaranda is a spacious bungalow with an apartment below Jacaranda Apartment (3136), in an elevated position in a quiet cul-de-sac in the pretty fishing village of Portscatho. The ...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £402 - £895

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


This lovely semi-detached Victorian house is tucked away just off the village square in the picturesque village of Portscatho, on the beautiful Roseland peninsula. The reversed lev...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £408 - £996

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of Wight.


Merries offers simple, comfortable accommodation in a traditional beachside bungalow with a large rear garden and wooden terrace (there is a boat store beneath). The 1960s tiled fi...

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

Price per week £410 - £850

3 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views near Boscastle.


Located in the small hamlet of Bossiney, Bossiney View is a spacious property set back on the old coastal road between Boscastle and Tintagel and is only a five minute walk from th...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £424 - £1060

3 bedroom self catering cottage near the beach in Seaview, Isle of wight.


East Gull Sands is an attached, comfortably furnished, beachfront holiday home in Seaview. Sitting right opposite the beach this property has sea views from the upstairs double bed...

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

Price per week £451 - £990

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


The wow factor at 4 Commodores Court is the location; perched directly opposite the beach it has stunning views of the Solent from the front, and delightful rural and lakeside view...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £461 - £930

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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