Cottages by the Sea in Scotland

Please find below a selection of holiday cottages to rent by the sea in Scotland. Explore the Scottish islands and coasts. Romantic cottages on the beach, harbour-side cottages, fisherman’s cottages and lochside holiday homes: all are within easy distance of the beach, loch, cliff, harbour or sea.

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High Trodigal

Machrihanish, nr. Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute.

Sleeps 2. Adopting an ancient neolithic design, this imposing holiday property utilises natural stone and a turfed roof to blend effortlessly into the surrounding landscape. Close to the Machrihanish Golf Course, it offers stunning views over the sea. Cottage Code: 30648.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

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Beach Cottage

Gairloch, Wester Ross, Highlands.

Sleeps 2. Set just yards from the beach, this holiday cottage for two is in the heart of Gairloch village with views of Loch Gairloch and the Wester Ross hills. It also boasts a two-person steam shower house. Shops and pubs 100 yards, restaurant 30 yards. Cottage Code: W41902.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Leiper House

nr. Lochailort, Highlands.

Sleeps 9. On the Kinlochmoidart Estate, within half a mile of the coast and 4 miles from the beach at Glenuig and set next to Kinloichmoidart House but completely self-contained, this elegant and spacious property boasts a wealth of period features. Cottage Code: SCD.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

South Bay Cottage

Saasaig, Isle of Skye, Highlands.

Sleeps 6. Set In a superb position on the sea shore, this completely modernised 150-year-old cottage boasts an observation room with outstanding views across the Sound of Sleat. Observe the local wildlife from the stunning 55 square metre roof terrace. Cottage Code: SHC.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century