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 317 luxury holiday cottages with sea views in The West Country to rent

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


Set above the sleepy riverside village of Golant, Treetops has superb panoramic views over the tidal River Fowey where boats bob on their moorings in summer and wading birds feast ...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £353 - £1126 *

* Includes

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


With a most enviable location right on the water's edge offering breath-taking views over Plymouth Sound, the Song of the Sea is a delightful waterside apartment in the historic Fo...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £355 - £785

1 bedroom apartment with sea views near St Ives, West Cornwall.


Seeking the ultimate romantic hideaway? Then Polmina will become your best-kept secret! Found at the end of a bumpy track and set within its own grounds, this barn conversion offer...

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

Price per week £359 - £801

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Ilfracombe, Devon.


The Warren is a spacious retreat for two in a farmstead setting, about a mile from Ilfracombe, close to the spectacular north Devon coast and within a Coastal Preservation Area and...

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

Price per week £359 - £678

1 bedroom thatched cottage with sea views in Coverack, West Cornwall.


For over 300 years The Loft has been standing on the south side of Coverack bay keeping watch over the ever-changing moods of the sea. A former fishermen’s net loft skilfully conve...

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

Price per week £365 - £855

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views at Lands End, Cornwall.


This retreat has so much to offer…including a shared games-room and outdoor heated swimming pool (available from the beginning of May to the end of September), as well as stunning ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

Price per week £365 - £840

1 bedroom, dog friendly cottage with sea views in Porthallow.


This is cosy open plan living at its best, with a leather sofa and warming wood-burner complemented by the fabulous granite-worktopped kitchen. Lashings of wood, stone and granite,...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £367 - £798

4 bedroom, rural cottage with sea views near Helston, West Cornwall.


Wallis Barn is a splendid barn conversion with its own enclosed garden and a tennis lawn for guests' exclusive use. Climbing the original external stone stairs, you step into the s...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £368 - £1900 *

* Includes

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


This charming little pied-a-terre is part of Falmouth's Packet Quays development, built into a hillside and enjoying stunning views over the rooftops of the apartments below to the...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £368 - £846

Clifftop Shepherds Hut sleeping two with sea views in Seaton (Devon).


This beautifully positioned shepherd's hut has outstanding 180 degree views across Lyme Bay to the cliffs of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. You can be lulled to sleep by the so...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

Price per week £369 - £696

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