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Self Catering Coastal Cottages and Beach Houses

Prefer your self-catering holiday cottages, villas or apartments to be near the beach? On Beachlets we only list holiday lets by the sea that are on or near the beachfront in the UK and selected destinations in Europe, many that overlook private and secluded beaches. Over 70% of the coastal cottages on our site are within 300 metres of the nearest beach, and many of those are beachfront, enjoying stunning sea views. We are the number one website for beachside holiday rentals in the UK and Europe, so if you are looking for seaside holiday homes, luxury coastal holiday lets on the beach, cheap beach holidays or unique beach houses to rent you have come to the right place!


In the UK we list thousands of coastal cottages on the beach in South West and South East England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, ideal for couples, large group accommodation or family friendly holidays suitable for children. We offer one of the largest selections of beach bungalows, beach chalets, self-catering seafront apartments and seaside cottages to rent in Cornwall, Devon and Dorset and connect you directly with the owner or agent so you receive the best rate possible. No matter whether you are looking for beach cottages to rent in Devon, cheap pet friendly cottages by the sea, large seaside cottages or luxury beachfront cottages we list them all here on Beachlets in a user friendly format which allows you to check availability and book direct.


If you want to rent UK beach houses or self-catering beach houses in Europe we have an exciting selection to choose from ranging from small boutique properties for luxury short breaks up to exclusive five star self-catering holiday homes with facilities including indoor swimming pools, hot tubs, tennis courts and wet rooms. Many of these exclusive holiday homes are available for luxury short breaks for a special occasion, birthday, anniversary, honeymoon or family reunion and with optional extras including concierge services, airport transfers, grocery shopping, private chef or baby sitting services this really could be your dream holiday. Whether it's Devon beachfront chalets, secluded beach cottages or modern contemporary five star beach houses in Sussex, you're sure to find your luxury accommodation here.


Looking to travel outside of the UK then we’ve also got you covered with sea view apartments, cottages and beach villas in Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy and France as well as Ibiza, the Algarve and Lanzarote. As with our UK listings, all of the self-catering accommodation listed in Europe is located no more than a short drive to the nearest beach, many occupying prestigious beachfront locations with direct beach access. From luxury beach houses in Cornwall to stunning beachfront villas in Greece with a pool, we offer a comprehensive selection of some of the best beach accommodation, private villas and coastal cottages by the sea available.

Dog Friendly Cottages by the Sea

With so many beaches, restaurants, pubs and holiday homes that allow dogs, there is absolutely no reason whatsoever to leave your four-legged friends at home when next you go on holiday. On Beachlets we have handpicked a huge selection of self-catering cottages and apartments suitable for coastal dog friendly holidays near the beach, many that enjoy sea views, some with direct beach access.

Coastal Cottages for Groups

For large families or groups of friends planning a beachside break, check out all of the large coastal cottages for rent listed with us, many that will cater for two families sharing or groups from 8-20 people. From budget family friendly cottages by the sea to luxury beach houses for special occasions, you're sure to find your perfect large group holiday home listed on Beachlets.

Cottages on the Beachfront

The ultimate place to stay for your next coastal holiday is right on the beachfront enjoying uninterrupted sea views and direct beach access. We have scoured the internet to find the best beachfront cottages for rent across the UK and Europe. Choose from a range of seafront apartments, family friendly beach houses and affordable self-catering cottages all of which enjoy beachfront locations.

Seaside Cottages with Hot Tubs

The best way to turn a good holiday into a great one is to stay somewhere that offers a private hot tub. Even better, rent a beachside cottage that boasts a hot tub with sea views or direct beach access! Now that's what you call a memorable short break. Whether you are planning cheap hot tub breaks for two or a five-star hot tub holiday for family or friends, the hot tub cottages by the sea listed with us should do the trick.