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Over 17,000 coastal cottages, beach retreats and sea view holiday homes

Welcome to Simply Sea Views, the largest collection of coastal cottages, beach retreats and sea view holiday homes in the UK and Ireland, carefully handpicked from independent owners and well-established letting agents.

Being by the sea is good for you! Not only are fresh fish, clifftop trundles and clean air great for your body but now scientific study is revealing a clear correlation between living by the coast and reduced stress levels, as well as generally heightened feelings of well-being. There's no surprise there really. If you live in Britain, you're never more than 72 miles from the coast, so pack your bags and prepare for the salty seaside!

See our handpicked collection of coastal cottages and holiday homes by the sea

We are proud to showcase a huge variety of self-catering accommodation by the sea, with house boats, country mansions and even a converted public lavatory joining traditional fishermens’ cottages and marina-side apartments on our site. Stay in stunning coastal cottages in popular seaside destinations like Cornwall, Devon and Pembrokeshire, or get get off the beaten track with an expedition to rural Ireland or a remote Scottish island. Wherever takes your fancy, we have sea view cottages and coastal retreats perfect for you.

Explore Dog Friendly Cottages with Sea Views

As dog lovers ourselves, we’re delighted to offer an big choice of dog friendly cottages with sea views to those wanting to bring their canine companions on holiday with them. Most of the destinations we cover are well suited to dog owners, with great access to dog walks and, depending on the time of year, dog-friendly beaches. After all, there is no greater sight than a dog on the beach!

Great Choice of Beach Cottages

As well as sea view properties, we have a range of coastal cottages located at or near the beach. These beach cottages are perfect for families who want a hassle-free break by the sea. Top beach retreats include traditional cottages, modern houses and luxury apartments just a stone's throw from the golden sand. For UK beach holidays try top coastal destinations such as Cornwall, Devon, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Luxury Cottages by the Sea

To really push the boat out on your next holiday, choose one of the top-end sea view holiday homes and luxury coastal cottages in sensational seaside locations around the British Isles. These luxury cottages by the sea include high-quality beachside apartments in Devon, stylish beach mansions in Dorset and traditional cottages in Suffolk that have been renovated to the highest possible standards for holiday accommodation.

Romantic Seaside Cottages

If you're looking for romantic escape with someone special then you're definitely in the right place. Share a bottle of wine while you watch the sun set on the water or cosy up by an open fire in one of our holiday cottages by the sea for couples.

Coastal Cottages & Sea View Holiday Homes for Big Groups

Holidays with large groups or family are always great fun. The more the merrier, we say. Luckily, with our coastal cottages sleeping 8 plus you can all stay in the same sea view property, which means no fighting over the best view!

Book a Sea View Place to Stay for Your Next Holiday

Book your sea view cottage by narrowing your search to meet your requirements. Choose from amazing coastal destinations in the UK and Ireland or use the multi-location search tool to compare properties at several locations. You can also refine your search by using the search filters and using keywords to find the ideal property by the sea for your next coastal holiday with your family.

Choose from thousands of stunning holiday homes by the sea
Choose from thousands of stunning holiday homes by the sea
Beautiful sea view cottages across the UK and Ireland
Beautiful sea view cottages across the UK and Ireland
Discover the perfect beach retreat for your next holiday
Discover the perfect beach retreat for your next holiday

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