15 of the Best Coolstays by the Sea

15 of the Best Coolstays by the Sea

10th May 2023

Is your beach vibe a rugged cottage with its own private cove, or are you more about the deluxe sea view pad with heated pool? Choose your favourite from our 15 awesome coastal stays around the UK.  

New England Beach House

Angmering on Sea - West Sussex

Sleeps 14

Stunning Ralph Lauren-inspired house in West Sussex with huge seafront deck and private beach.

The Garden House

Rousdon - Devon

Sleeps 12

Picturesque contemporary 12 person house on a private estate near Lyme Regis with lovely views of the Jurassic Coast.


Helford Passage - Cornwall

Sleeps 10

Luxurious six bedroom house with a swimming pool overlooking the Helford River in South Cornwall, perfect for big families or trips with friends.

Sun Beach House

Middleton on Sea - West Sussex

Sleeps 10

Spacious beach house with stunning sea views, direct beach access and a hot tub in West Sussex, perfect for big families or groups of friends.


Holyhead - Anglesey

Sleeps 9

A self-catering holiday retreat on Holy Island, Anglesey, boasting gorgeous décor, stunning sea views, a separate annex and a private hot tub.

The Lighthouse - Gairloch

Gairloch - Wester Ross

Sleeps 7

Enjoy having your own private haven in the spectacular Scottish Highlands at The Lighthouse in Gairloch.

The Sail Loft

Porth - Cornwall

Sleeps 6

Spacious, light-filled holiday home with direct beach access just north of Newquay in Cornwall, perfect for family holidays to the seaside.

Kittiwake Cottage

Port Isaac - Cornwall

Sleeps 6

A charming Grade-II listed cottage, providing the perfect blend of comfort, privacy and proximity to the harbour front of Port Isaac on the Cornish coast.


Gairloch - Highlands

Sleeps 6

Sleek and spacious contemporary Highlands cottage, with three double bedrooms, enviable views and modern amenities.


Waxham - Norfolk

Sleeps 6

Architect designed simplicity offers a modern twist on a traditional Norfolk beach house, just behind the dunes at Waxham beach.

Loulou by the Ocean

West Coast - Scottish Highlands

Sleeps 6

Restored coastal cottage, contemporary living by the Atlantic Ocean in the Scottish Highlands.

Coastguards Retreat

Langton Herring - Dorset

Sleeps 6

Retreat to Coastguards Retreat, a family-centric property on Dorset's famous Jurassic Coast, furnished with a log burner, rainfall shower and classy bar area.

Hide Wales -The Pavilion

Llantwit Major - Vale of Glamorgan

Sleeps 4

Relax and recharge at this spectacular cabin in South Wales that's full of original artisan work with stunning coastal and countryside views.

WildLuing Cabins

Oban - Argyll

Sleeps 2 per cabin

Simple and stylish artisan-crafted cabins sitting above the shore of a stunning Scottish bay in Argyll.

The Beach Hut

nr. Plymouth - Devon

Sleeps 2

Delightful off-grid South Devon beach hut in the most jaw dropping location with a hot tub, barbecue and its own private beach - The ultimate romantic bolthole.

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