Stories from the Seaside

Hi, I'm Josh, the founder of Simply Sea Views, and this is my blog. Having grown up in coastal Cornwall, I've come to love every aspect of life by the water. Here, you can follow my adventures, ponderings and share in my general passion for the seaside.

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Quiet fishing harbour in Cornwall

Where to Stay for a Quieter Seaside Staycation in 2021

We’re all having to try new things at the moment. New ways of working, new ways of eating out and also new ways of holidaying. 2020 was the year of the staycation as people flocked to the coast for a well-earned break. This newfound love for the british seaside meant th…read more


Coastal cottage with sea views in North Devon

Stunning New Sea View Cottages for 2021

It seemed like everyone and their dog wanted a holiday by the sea this summer. Restrictions on foreign travel led to a feeding frenzy for a limited supply of seaside properties. And we don’t see this level of demand easing up for 2021. Fortunately, we’re constantly addi…read more


Book ahead for 2021 SSV

Book Your Sea View Holiday Home for Summer 2021 While You Still Can

If there’s one thing we’ve learned this summer, it’s that beach cottages are extremely popular and get snapped up very quickly. This is especially true this year, as a staycation boom has produced unprecedented demand for all types of holiday properties near the sea. In…read more


Tenby Holidays by the Sea

Stay on the Beach at These Amazing Sea View Cottages

If you’re looking for beach accommodation, you’ve come to the right place. We have a huge selection of holiday cottages, houses and apartments that are located on or very close to the beach in spectacular parts of the country. These properties are perfect for family bea…read more


A message from Josh

"what a strange old time it’s been for us all. We know many of you are ready for a well-deserved getaway... "read more


Britains Best Seaside Piers

Great British Piers to Visit on Your Next Seaside Holiday

The british seaside is set to make a comeback now that coronavirus restrictions have been eased. Although some foreign travel is now allowed, many people will choose to stay closer to home for their holidays this year. This is a great opportunity to explore the uk’s bea…read more


secluded sea view cottage in Scotland

Get Away From It All at These Secluded Sea View Properties

After a long wait during lock-down, coastal towns and resorts have been open for business since july. However, as we adapt to the ‘new normal’ many of us are still a little wary of holidaying in busy destinations. Fortunately, there are some sensationally secluded seasi…read more


Luxury Coastal Holiday Home Devon

Escape to These Luxury Sea View Cottages When All This is Over

We’ve seen a surge in demand for cottages by the sea in recent weeks. It seems that many people are desperate to escape to the beach once uk travel restrictions are lifted from early july. And who can blame them? After being stuck at home for so long, many people will w…read more