Are these 20 of the coolest beach houses in the UK?

Are these 20 of the coolest beach houses in the UK?

11th June 2019

Is being a stone's throw from the beach high on your list of priorities when looking for a holiday rental? If so, then we have a treat for you! We have handpicked 20 of the coolest houses on the beach in the UK. These include an off-grid beach hut in Devon, some architectural gems in the south east of England, a lighthouse keeper's cottage in Wales and a converted boathouse located in a secluded Cornish cove. Dive in to this CoolStays collection ....

Sound of Harris

Isle of Harris - Eilean Siar

Sleeps 2 per unit

Chic and contemporary mid century style holiday units, located in the remote splendour of the Outer Hebrides, a perfect retreat for just the two of you.


Whitstable - Kent

Sleeps 8

Luxury beach-front house in the charming town of Whitstable; where glorious sea views and sunsets await.

Saltponds House

Mousehole - Cornwall

Sleeps 4

A stunningly styled cottage for four right by the sea in the charming Cornish village of Mousehole

Shingle House

Dungeness - Kent

Sleeps 8

Experience life on the edge in Kent’s most remote but intriguing corner. Shingle House adds modernity and architectural brilliance to Dungeness’ strangely addictive desolation

Pitts Deep

Lymington - Hampshire

Sleeps 6 + 3 kids

A remote, sea-front cottage hidden on the New Forest coast, where the secluded beach is a well-kept secret….

House on the Beach

Fishbourne - Isle of Wight

Sleeps 12

A beautiful, New England style house situated on its own private beach in a woodland setting close to Fishbourne and Ryde.

Eco Luxury Beach Huts

Calshot - Hampshire

Sleeps 5

Two uber-stylish beach huts on the stunning Solent seafront, with solar power, sumptuous beds and views across the ocean...

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.


Marcross - Vale of Glamorgan

Sleeps 5

Soak up the sea views at Stella; your ideal lighthouse stay, with pretty villages to go pottering and sandy beaches to go swimming and surfing.

The Boathouse

Manaccan - Cornwall

Sleeps 14

A beautiful, 6-bed boathouse in a secluded Cornish cove; off-the-beaten track and just a few steps from the shore…

Buddha Beach House

Near Looe - Cornwall

Sleeps 10

Amazing Cornish beach house - sit in the hot tub and gaze at the stunning sea views

Rockfish St. Ives

St Ives - Cornwall

Sleeps 8

Restored fisherman’s cottage in St Ives with a Scandi twist and views across Porthmeor Beach

Sea Gem

Camber - East Sussex

Sleeps 8

A contemporary, seafront pad on the stunning Camber Sands, with sensational sea views and an award-winning design…


Waxham - Norfolk

Sleeps 6

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


Sennen - Cornwall

Sleeps 8

A warm, spacious and light farmhouse that's been lovingly restored, with wide sea views and a sheltered outdoor courtyard.

Hive Beach House

Burton Bradstock - Dorset

Sleeps 6

A stunning romantic bolthole right next to a sandy, shingle beach on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast

Blue Point

Whitstable - Kent

Sleeps 5

A stunning haven in the most amazing location right on Whitstable Beach that enjoys spectacular views across the water.

Osea Island

Maldon - Essex

Sleeps 42 (20 Manor House, 22 Captain's House)

Retreat to this stunning English island, perfect for big group celebrations, and only an hour from London.

Pentire Penthouse

Newquay - Cornwall

Sleeps 8 (+2)

Enjoy the truly unique experience of Pentire Penthouse, a stylish apartment mixing contemporary and retro design that overlooks the renowned Fistral beach.

Barford Beach House

nr. Bude - Cornwall

Sleeps 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.

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