24 of the Best Stays by the Sea

24 of the Best Stays by the Sea

15th April 2024

Go coastal with these beautiful seaside getaways. Here are some of the best stays beside the sea - houses in secret coves, villas by the beach, cabins with ocean views - around the UK and Europe.

See our full collection of stays by the sea.

Seaside Coolstays

Barford Beach House

nr. Bude - Cornwall

12 (+4)

Head to the North Cornwall coast at Barford, a stunning holiday home for up to 16 people that offers sea views and luxurious living.

Portamaggie Cottage

Portpatrick - Dumfries and Galloway

Sleeps 2

Traditional stone cottage with hot tub just yards from a beautiful beach on the stunning coastline in Dumfries and Galloway.

Two Bed Beach House at Three Mile Beach

Hayle - Cornwall


Stunning luxury beach house with hot tub, barrel sauna, log burner, gas BBQ and loads of extras at Three Mile Beach in St. Ives Bay, Cornwall.

The Cow Shed

Tywyn - Gwynedd


Set in the Snowdonia region, this luxury farmyard conversion offers guests a tranquil retreat in the beautiful Welsh countryside.

No.9 Uist

Isle of North Uist - Scotland


Tranquil longhouse in an isolated spot on the wild Hebridean island of North Uist with a log burner, stunning panoramic views and miles of sea and sky.

New England Beach House

Angmering on Sea - West Sussex


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


Tenby - Pembrokeshire


An extensive, luxurious property nestled between ancient cliffs on the stunning Pembrokeshire coast with its own beach - perfect for large group getaways.

Spa Garden Lodges at St Michaels Resort

Falmouth - Cornwall


Luxury garden lodge with outdoor bath and free spa access on the pretty Cornish coast.

Sea Sunset Cottage

Whitstable - Kent


A luxury, beach-front house on the stunning Whitstable coastline…

The Lady of the Twizzle

Walton-on-the-Naze - Essex


A floating maritme retreat with its own private quay, complete with a bubbling outdoor hot tub and a luxurious interior.

Petreas Tower

Kardamyli - Messinia


Historic house set over three floors in Kardamyli town with laidback interiors and a veranda for enjoying views of the Messinian landscape.


Waxham - Norfolk


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

Cliffhanger House

St Leonards on Sea - East Sussex

12 +2 kids

Beautiful clifftop home near Hastings with spacious social areas, a private hot tub and spectacular sea views.

Nid Cache Treehouse

Hvar - Croatia


Discover an oasis of calm in a remarkable glass tree house with its own private beach located on the island of Hvar.

Villa Farfalla

Sardinia - Italy


Gorgeous Sardinia villa for big groups with swimming pool, jacuzzi and sprawling grounds, offering spectacular views and direct access to a pebble beach.


Watergate Bay - Cornwall


Stunning contemporary home nestled on the Cornish coast with sleek, modern interiors, hot tub, sauna and breathtaking sea views.

The Cove

Stoke Fleming - Devon


Luxurious and stylish Devon holiday home in a secluded bay with stunning sea views, hot tub, sauna, log burner, BBQ and outdoor shower in Stoke Fleming.

The Cabin Skye

Isle of Skye - Scottish Highlands


Enjoy a peaceful escape in this stylish, environmentally-friendly cabin with uninterrupted sea views on the Isle of Skye.

The Matchbox

Freshwater East - Sir Benfro (Pembrokeshire)


Stylish holiday home perched above a beach on the stunning Pembrokeshire coast with a heated swimming pool and spectacular views.

Voramar 47

Port de Pollensa - Islas Baleares


Enjoy knockout views of Pollença Bay from this laidback waterfront apartment, located just moments from Albercuix Beach.

The Beach House Hayling Island

Hayling Island - Hampshire


An upside-down house with a large balcony and gorgeous views of the Hayling Island coast, just a stone's throw from the beach.

Villa Saffron

Carvalhal - Alcácer do Sa


Enjoy a sun-drenched break at this luxurious villa with a pool situated a short stroll from the beautiful beach of Carvalhal in Portugal.

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