Sea Views and Secret Beaches - Best Coastal UK Stays

Sea Views and Secret Beaches - Best Coastal UK Stays

11th March 2024

Who doesn't love a British beach stay. Is it cold and wet sometimes? Yes. Gale force winds? Well, ok yes. But on a good day our coastline is simply stunning. And for our money, just as beautiful as anywhere in the world. 

From wild and empty beaches at Scotland's northern tip, to palm trees and sandy coves in Cornwall, here are 28 fantastic coastal stays to inspire your next UK seaside escape.

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.

Oran na Mara

Scarista - Isle of Harris


A uniquely designed, award-winning cottage, overlooking a remote, sandy beach on the Isle of Harris. The perfect Outer Hebrides retreat.

Buddha Beach House

Near Looe - Cornwall


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

New England Beach House

Angmering on Sea - West Sussex


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

The Lighthouse - Gairloch

Gairloch - Wester Ross


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

Croft 103

Durness - Sutherland

Two crofts, each sleeping 2 adults

Two contemporary eco-hideouts in a wild Scottish landscape, hidden away from the outside world for the ultimate romance…

Stable Cottage

Tywyn - Gwynedd


This charming cottage conversion is idyllically situated in the scenic Snowdonia National Park, just a stone's throw from the Irish Sea


Helford Passage - Cornwall


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

The Sail Loft

Porth - Cornwall


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


Kingsbarns - Fife


Embrace the simple life at this off-grid yet up-to-date bothy-inspired home within walking distance of Kingsbarn Beach in rural Fife.

Angmering on Sea Beach House

Angerming on Sea - West Sussex


Enjoy the glamour and luxury of this splendid New England-style beachfront house in West Sussex.

Short House Chesil Beach

nr. Bridport - Dorset


A beautiful seaside cottage on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast with spectacular ocean views.

Domes by the Sea

Kirkcudbright - Dumfries and Galloway

2 per dome

Two wonderful, self-catering geodomes overlooking Kirkcudbright Bay, complete with their own woodburning stoves and hot tubs.


Boskerris Road - Cornwall


Stunning Carbis Bay sea views from a private terrace make a stay in Topaz penthouse the ultimate Cornish retreat.

Sandcrest Cottage

Mawgan Porth - Cornwall

Sleeps 6

Nestled in the sand dunes on the north coast of Cornwall, with direct access to a top surfing beach, you will find Sandcrest Cottage an ideal getaway!

Edge House

Aberporth - Ceredigion


Enjoy a relaxing stay in this supremely stylish, modern clifftop home with a hot tub that offers superb views of the rugged Ceredigion coast.

Vista Point

East Preston - West Sussex


An architectural gem with 1970s flair, Vista Point may be the ultimate retro holiday home, and has fantastic views of the West Sussex coast

The Look Out

Whitstable - Kent


This contemporary self-catering townhouse boasts views of Whitstable's coast and offers unrivalled access to the Kent countryside.

The Boathouse Devon

Ilfracombe - Devon


A fantastic, contemporary, renovated boathouse, overlooking picturesque Lee Bay in North Devon. The perfect peaceful hideaway for four.

Four Bed Beach House at Three Mile Beach

Gwithian Towans - Cornwall

8 +2 kids

Spacious luxury beach house with hot tub, barrel sauna, log burner, gas BBQ and foodie delights on the Three Mile Beach in St. Ives, Cornwall.

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.

The Curious Oyster

Orford - Suffolk


Delightful studio for two on the Suffolk Coast with a luxurious interior, enclosed garden and wonderful beaches and eateries on your doorstep.

Casa Blanca Beach House

Camber - East Sussex


Enjoy New England vibes on the sandy Camber coastline in this stunning beach house with hot tub, gym and perfect sea views.

The Lookout Skye

Isle of Skye - Scotland


Fabulously cosy, eco house with a wood-burning stove and jaw dropping views on the romantic Isle of Skye.

The Boathouse Suffolk

Felixstowe - Suffolk


Beautifully restored Edwardian boathouse on the water’s edge in Felixstowe Ferry, boasting stunning interiors and spectacular sea views.

Sun Beach House

Middleton on Sea - West Sussex


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.

The Chalet Saunton

Braunton - Devon

Sleeps 4-6

Right by the North Devon beach, with stunning interiors and breathtaking sea views, The Chalet gives you six 3-bed apartments and a 2-bed penthouse to choose from

8 Boulmer Village

Alnwick - Northumberland


Pretty seafront cottage with direct access to the beach on Northumberland’s spectacular coast, perfect for a family trip to the seaside.

Watchtower Penthouse

Lynmouth - Devon


Delight in sweeping sea views in this luxurious penthouse apartment, ideally located near a charming village in Exmoor National Park.

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