Luxury Cottages and Self-Catering Accommodation by the Sea in the UK and Ireland

Luxury accommodation and cottages by the sea can be simply wonderful.  Rent a 5 star cottage, house or apartment and enjoy a fabulous seaside holiday.  For many, being by the sea offers that certain special holiday feeling.  Whether you love walking by the waves, looking out to sea or paddling on the beach, being by the sea means something different to different people.  One thing is for sure though, that a stay by the sea can definitely help make a holiday special and memorable.

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104 Properties match your Search for Luxury Cottages by the Sea.
The Cart House (Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales)
Price guide: 630 GBP - 1170 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 6
Rating:
Short breaks:   All year round 3 day weekend or 4 day mid weeks short breaks except Peak Season in July and August.
Dog friendly:  
This luxurious 3 bedroom holiday barn is just 10 minute’s drive from the Pembrokeshire coast and boasts ample character with exposed wooden beams and stone walls. This is a great place to relax and soak up countryside views, yet be within easy reach of the Pembrokeshire coast for days out.

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Cottage Next Available: from 23 February 2017 to 02 April 2017; from 07 April 2017 to 15 April 2017; from 04 May 2017 to 27 May 2017;
Price guide: 1800 GBP - 4600 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 17
Rating:
Short breaks:   FROM OCT-APRIL (EXCL SCHOOL HOLIDAYS)
Dog friendly:   3 dogs welcome by arrangement
Large luxurious farmhouse with lovely country views yet within walking distance of the beach, located near Bude in Cornwall. Sleeping up to 17 in 9 bedrooms this large self-catering property enjoys shared use of a heated swimming pool (located 4 miles away) and has its own games room complete with pool table and table football.

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Cottage Next Available: from 21 February 2017 to 24 February 2017; from 26 February 2017 to 10 March 2017; from 13 March 2017 to 17 March 2017;
The Cow Shed Luxury Eco-Barn (Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales)
Price guide: 660 GBP - 1290 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 6
Rating:
Short breaks:   Short breaks can be booked at any time of year except July and August
Dog friendly:  
Whether for a family holiday or a getaway with friends, the Cow Shed offers high quality comfortable luxurious accommodation for up to 6 and is set by tranquil countryside yet is just 3 miles from the stunning Pembrokeshire coast.

Beach Nearby, Views: Picturesque gardens and fields



Cottage Next Available: from 21 February 2017 to 14 April 2017; from 21 April 2017 to 22 April 2017; from 04 May 2017 to 19 May 2017;
Price guide: 1250 GBP - 3500 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 12
Rating:
Short breaks:   Low and Mid Season
Dog friendly:   2 dogs welcome by arrangement
Stunning, boutique-style, luxury holiday home located within the Pembrokeshire National Park, sleeping up to 12 in 6 bedrooms. Situated by a river, this large 5 star property benefits from stunning waterside views and has its own private quay, private mooring and boat house. For entertainment, enjoy watching TV on the 60" plasma TV and cinema system. There is also a tennis court for the enjoyment of guests, along with a massive 4 acres of gardens. There is also fishing, boating and watersports available nearby.

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Cottage Next Available: from 06 March 2017 to 10 March 2017; from 13 March 2017 to 17 March 2017; from 20 March 2017 to 24 March 2017;
5 Star Dorset (Symondsbury, Dorset, England)
Price guide: 350 GBP - 750 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 2

Short breaks:  
Dog friendly:   1 dogs welcome by arrangement
Lovely one bedroom romantic retreat offering luxurious accommodation and ample West Country charm, located just 10 minutes' drive from Dorset's beautiful Jurassic Coast.

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Cottage Next Available: from 21 February 2017 to 24 February 2017; from 13 March 2017 to 17 March 2017; from 24 March 2017 to 31 March 2017;
A Luxurious Holiday Home and Log Cabin in Dorset (Symondsbury, Dorset, England)
Price guide: 750 GBP - 1975 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 8

Short breaks:  
Dog friendly:   2 dogs welcome by arrangement
High quality family-friendly and dog-friendly holiday cottage with 3 bedrooms plus a log cabin, sleeping up to 8 in total, in very comfortable accommodation, soak up lovely country views and relax in the hot tub during a stay here and enjoy a break close to the stunning Jurassic coast.

Beach Nearby, Views: Countryside views, variety of wildlife.



Cottage Next Available: from 21 February 2017 to 24 February 2017; from 27 February 2017 to 03 March 2017; from 06 March 2017 to 10 March 2017;
Price guide: 945 GBP - 3145 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 6
Rating:
Short breaks:   All year round except peak season
Dog friendly:   1 dogs welcome by arrangement
Quality Awards: gold award
5 star rated, gold award winning, luxury self-catering cottage located near Cromer in Norfolk, with stylish accommodation to sleep up to 7 in 3 bedrooms, a private walled garden, hot tub and the local beach just 5 minutes walk away, this could be a fabulous cottage for a luxury self-catering break in Norfolk.

Beach Nearby, Views: Village or Town Views



Cottage Next Available: from 27 February 2017 to 03 March 2017; from 17 March 2017 to 20 March 2017; from 24 March 2017 to 31 March 2017;
Milk Wood Luxury Lodges: Wnion Wood (Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales)
Price guide: 420 GBP - 795 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 4

Short breaks:   Short breaks all year except main school holidays
Dog friendly:   1 dogs welcome by arrangement
2 bedroom, dog friendly log cabin located in Snowdonia in Wales. With a private hot tub and sauna, this luxury accommodation could be perfect for a relaxing self-catering holiday in Wales.

Beach Nearby, Views: Woodland and mountain views from some rooms



Cottage Next Available: from 24 February 2017 to 10 April 2017; from 24 April 2017 to 05 May 2017; from 08 May 2017 to 26 May 2017;
Craig Alvah Luxury Lodge with Pool and Private Hot Tub (Banff & Macduff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland)
Price guide: 1500 GBP - 3000 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 14
Rating:
Short breaks:   All year
Dog friendly:  
5 star, 6 bedroom, 6 bathroom stylish self-catering house hidden away in a beautiful location in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, with a stunning interior and some excellent leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool and a hot tub. Just when will you visit? There are a number of fascinating castles and whiskey distilleries to visit in this part of Scotland. This property is great for large groups, families or special gatherings. Hen parties are welcome.

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Cottage Next Available: from 27 February 2017 to 03 March 2017; from 06 March 2017 to 10 March 2017; from 13 March 2017 to 17 March 2017;
5 Star Rated Holiday Home (Lynton, Devon, England)
Price guide: 600 GBP - 2600 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 14
Rating:
Short breaks:   All Year Round
Dog friendly:  
5 star rated, Swallows Rest offers comfortable accommodation for up to 14 in its 6 bedrooms. With beautiful countryside nearby, this large house could be an excellent choice for a country cottage break in Devon. Exmoor National Park is nearby and from a number of the rooms in the stylish house there are lovely views towards Wilsham Wood.

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Cottage Next Available: from 26 February 2017 to 03 March 2017; from 06 March 2017 to 13 March 2017; from 20 March 2017 to 07 April 2017;