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Sea view holiday cottages

Sea view holiday cottages

With over 11,000 miles of wonderfully varied coastline, visitors to Great Britain are spoilt for choice when it comes to booking a holiday cottage with sea views!

And apparently, nowhere in the UK is more than 70 miles from the coast - so the chances of finding a property to rent by the coast are pretty high.

So how do you go about finding your perfect holiday cottage with a sea view?

Holidaying by the sea

Holidaying by the sea has been a firm favourite of Brits since time immemorial. Seaside resorts were founded on the tourism generated by workers in the 20th century flocking to the beaches on holiday, long before package holidays abroad.

And now that the trend for overseas travel is on the wane, alongside the tendency for us all to take shorter but more frequent breaks, seaside towns right across the UK are starting to see something of a revival.

After all, is there anything better than waking up to the sound of seagulls, the smell of fresh sea air and then taking a walk along the beach – whatever the season?

Remote holiday cottages by the sea

So what do you look for in a holiday cottage by the sea?

Depending on your preferences, if you prefer to be more secluded, we can match you with holiday cottages far, far away from the crowds!

Some of our sea view cottages are really quite remote, whether they’re in the far north of Scotland. Or just tucked away off the beaten path in a cove in Cornwall.

Conversely, if you would rather have a sea view holiday cottage but retain the shops and restaurants nearby, you might like to select a property in the heart of the UK’s more well-known seaside resorts.

Holiday cottages with the coast nearby

Sea view holiday cottages inevitably come at a premium.

If budget is an important consideration, you might prefer to book a property near the sea but not necessarily one which overlooks it.

In which case, you might want to browse our selection of holiday cottages near the coast.

Generally speaking, these coastal holiday rentals are either right next to the coast itself or within a couple of miles, therefore making them easily accessible to the sea.

What types of holiday cottages are available with sea views?

One of the interesting things about renting a holiday cottage with sea views is that there is a wide range of property types to choose from.

You might be looking for a cosy fisherman’s cottage in the Yorkshire town of Whitby to sleep two. Or an architect designed, luxury pad for a large party which overlooks the sea, on the south coast of Cornwall.

And if you’re after something more quirky, then what about a lighthouse holiday cottage?!

Away from the crowds, they present a perfect choice, whatever the weather. Take your breakfast overlooking the waves or batten down the hatches and snuggle up to view an incoming storm!

With a lighthouse holiday cottage, you will struggle to find a holiday cottage closer to the water, without getting wet!

Finding a holiday cottage with sea views

So how do you go about finding the best sea view holiday cottage? Simple. They’re all listed here for you! Holiday cottages and self-catering apartments throughout the UK that come with sea views.

Better still, not only can you filter the 13,000 cottages on Holiday Cottage Compare by sea view, you can also select from hundreds of other features that might also matter to you when booking a holiday cottage: features that help personalise your choice to help find the cottage most suitable for you.

At Holiday Cottage Compare, we can cater for just about every requirement you might have when choosing a holiday cottage– after all, it’s not just about the usual criteria around arrival dates, party size and location.

Perhaps you need a holiday cottage with a downstairs bedroom and bathroom to save you having to use the stairs? No problem. We’ve got them all.

You might also want to bring a pet. Or five pets?! Again, that is very easily accommodated.

Our easy to use filter functionality lets you narrow down your search by e.g. number of bedrooms or bathrooms and of course, you can select additional features that are most important to you.

We have literally hundreds of filter options for you to choose from – everything from a wine fridge; coffee machine, king size bed and home cinema to cottages with an indoor swimming pool, lake view and enclosed garden.

The best locations for a break in holiday rental with sea views

We want to make sure that you book a holiday break that is the most suitable for you, so that your holiday cottage break with sea views is the best it can be. We offer you so much variety and choice that it’s easy to find exactly what it is you’re looking for.

We have thousands of holiday cottages throughout the UK, from the very north of Scotland right down to the tip of Cornwall – and everything in between.

You can search our website by town, city, county, country or even area of interest – and better still, to save you time, you can search for these altogether at once!

Or why not try putting in your current location and then setting your maximum drive time or distance and seeing what suggestions come up?

Still stuck for ideas? Why not browse our holiday cottage destinations page for popular location and suggestions?

Take a closer look at our collection of self-catering holiday cottages and apartments available in the UK with a sea view.

Booking a holiday cottage with a sea view

Our selection of holiday cottage breaks with sea views are displayed below.  To find the best one for you, use our filter options on the left, to narrow down what is available until you find your favourite cottage.

If you have any questions about booking a holiday cottage with a sea view, please feel free to contact us – we’re always happy to help with questions about the cottages and to give you advice before you go ahead and book.

And if you’d rather put your feet up and have a cuppa whilst we find the perfect place for you, then please contact our concierge service and tell us what you are looking for in your next holiday cottage.

We aim to get back to you with tailored suggestions within 24 hours.

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