Beach Cottages

Scottish holiday cottages beside the sea

Beach cottages ScotlandA beach holiday in Scotland is easy, with over 8,000 miles of coast!  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 to go rockpooling on, or a wide expanse of sand, you’ll find it here.

Explore the Scottish coastline from Dumfries through the Hebrides and Scottish Isles, along the Moray Firth and on to East Lothian and the Borders.

Beach Cottages Scotland

All the holiday properties below offer something special by the sea. You can browse the list or, by clicking the brown ‘Search’ bar, search according to your specific requirements.

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.

Colonsay Estate Cottages
17 Properties with 3 Stars 1 Properties with 4 Stars

Colonsay Estate Cottages

Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire


The Isle of Colonsay is the most stunning island with one of the best beaches in the world (voted by Tripadvisor 2013). Fabulous farmhouses, cosy cottages, with sea views and open fires. Once you visit, you'll be hooked, we have a huge repeat business. Come and discover the UK's best kept secret.

No. of Properties: 17. Smallest property sleeps up to 2, largest property sleeps up to 12.

Lewis Longhouse
1 Properties with 5 Stars

Lewis Longhouse

Hebrides, Orkney, Shetland

5 miles from Stornoway

The Lewis longhouse is a new and unique, luxurious home-from-home. Located on the east coast of the Isle of Lewis, it sits above the beach in an area of peaceful, natural beauty. With open views, this is a special place for couples or families to relax.

No. of Bedrooms: 2. Sleeps up to 4.

Shore Cottage, Loch Fyne
1 Properties with 4 Stars

Shore Cottage, Loch Fyne

Argyll, the Isles, Stirlingshire

3 miles from Tarbert (Loch Fyne)

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.

No. of Properties: 2. Smallest property sleeps up to 4, largest property sleeps up to 4.

Thistle Lodges at Sandyhills
3 Properties with 3 Stars

Thistle Lodges at Sandyhills

Dumfries and Galloway

7 miles from Dalbeattie

Thistle Lodges at Sandyhills - three superbly equipped self catering A-framed lodges a few minutes walk from one of South Scotland's most magnificent sandy beaches.

No. of Properties: 3. Smallest property sleeps up to 2, largest property sleeps up to 24.

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