Beach and Coastal Cottages Scotland

Beach cottages ScotlandScottish holiday cottages beside the sea

With over 8,000 miles of coastline, Scotland is ideal for a beach holiday.  What better way to make the most of a coastal location than staying in local self-catering accommodation?  Whether you want a spectacular sea view, a beach for the family to explore or a wide expanse of sand for soothing seaside walks, you’ll find it in Scotland.

Explore the Scottish coastline from Dumfries through to the Hebrides and Scottish Isles, along the Moray Firth and on to East Lothian and the Borders.  And don’t forget the historic villages, art galleries and world-renowned fish-and-chips shops of the East Neuk of Fife!

There can be no better way to enjoy an authentic seaside break than with the freedom and flexibility that comes with a self-catering cottage.

Beach Cottages Scotland

All the holiday properties below offer something special by the sea. You can browse this list, or Sort or Filter according to your specific requirements using the options just below.

With EmbraceScotland you book direct with the owner, giving you access not only to the best prices, but also a wealth of knowledge and advice about how to make the most of the area, and indeed the secret beaches and coves.

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Lovely coastal cottages

  • Craobh Haven Cottages

    • 22 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Craobh Haven Cottages

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (20 miles from Oban)

    Sleeps up to 6

    Two self catering cottages beside the sea, offering the warmth and comfort of home on Argyll's beautiful west coast. These well equipped, traditional homes have open fires and wonderful unobstructed sea views.

  • Mountview Self Catering

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Mountview Self Catering

    Highlands and Skye (0.5 miles from Lochinver)

    Sleeps up to 4

    Prime waterside location with breathtaking views of spectacular mountains. Luxury self catering log cabins and Mountview Holiday cottage, 10 minutes walk from Lochinver. Hill walking, fishing and an abundance of wildlife nearby.

  • Reiff Beach Cottage

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    Reiff Beach Cottage

    Highlands and Skye (25 miles from Ullapool)

    Sleeps up to 8

    Surrounded by water on three sides, with the Summer Isles framed by the Torridon Mountains, Reiff Beach Cottage is in one of the most spectacular settings in NW Scotland. Great places for walking, rock climbing, fishing and exploring rock pools and picnicing. Or simply relaxing.

  • Rubha Mor Self-Catering

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Rubha Mor Self-Catering

    Highlands and Skye (0.2 km from Ullapool)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Rubha Mor offers wide views of sea loch and mountains from its spacious apartment for two. Its warmth and modern, home comforts will relax you (log fire and Wi-Fi). Only 10 minutes walk to Ullapool and various places to eat. Lets run Friday to Friday (non-smoking). Price 2016 £330 - £430 all in.

  • Aird Farm Holiday Cottages, Ardfern

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    Aird Farm Holiday Cottages, Ardfern

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (27 miles from Oban)

    Sleeps up to 6

    Luxury, cottage and house with spectacular views to Jura, Scarba, Mull and Corryvreckan Whirlpool. One of the finest views on the West Coast. Walking, amazing scenery, wildlife – ideal retreat for romantic or family holiday.

  • Border Holiday Homes - Templars Cottage, Berwick

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Border Holiday Homes - Templars Cottage, Berwick

    Scottish Borders (2 miles from Paxton)

    Sleeps up to 2

    New for 2014! Stunning Garden Cottage in Character Building close to sandy beach of Berwick-upon-Tweed and the coasts of Northumberland and Berwickshire. FREE WiFi. One dog is welcome at no charge. GOLD award
    May be suitable for the less mobile.

  • Mansefield House

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)
    • 1CtQ

    Mansefield House

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (Arrochar )

    Sleeps up to 12

    Four star self-catering accommodation for up to 12 people in a large, comfortable Victorian house overlooking Loch Long and the Arrochar Alps, 2 miles from Loch Lomond. Perfect for family gatherings, celebrations, and outdoor pursuit holidays. Glasgow 50 mins, Oban and the Isles 1hr 15mins.