Beach and Coastal Cottages in Scotland

Beach cottages ScotlandScottish holiday cottages by 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.

  • Aird Farm Holiday Cottages, Ardfern - Aird House

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)

    Aird Farm Holiday Cottages, Ardfern - Aird House

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

    Sleeps up to 6

    Luxury, 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.

  • Shore Cottage, Loch Fyne

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)
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    Shore Cottage, Loch Fyne

    Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire (3 miles from Tarbert (Loch Fyne))

    Sleeps up to 4

    Nestling in its own bay, yards from the shore of Loch Fyne, Shore Cottage is simply captivating. A cosy, tranquil and delightfully furnished retreat for 4 people.

  • 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.

  • Border Holiday Homes - Mill Wharf, Berwick

    • 11 Properties with 4 star(s)
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    Border Holiday Homes - Mill Wharf, Berwick

    Scottish Borders (0.3 miles to Berwick upon Tweed from Paxton)

    Sleeps up to 2

    Mill Wharf is a third floor apartment in a newly converted historic granary overlooking the harbour and River Tweed. You can look out at the swans and seals and watch the comings and goings of the boats. Free WiFi. Recharge your ipod on our new DAB radio alarm

  • Norsehaven Cottages

    • 44 Properties with 3 star(s)

    Norsehaven Cottages

    Highlands and Skye (Durness)

    Sleeps up to 8

    Craigmor and Cranstackie lie in the village of Durness, surrounded by magnificent mountains, rugged coastline and beaches. Ceannabeinne is on the coast from the village overlooking a beach. Corrachbeag is near Kinlochbervie. Please go to our website for latest availability and instant booking.