Discover the Best Luxury Devon Holiday Cottages & Homes by the Sea

By Fabulous • Top Picks

If you are planning a break or holiday in Devon what could be more special than staying in one of our featured properties with an amazing sea view?

Close enough for the sea air to put tangles in your hair and a spring in your step, all these Devon cottages and homes come with a sea view.

Escape to the picturesque Devon coast and indulge in a fabulous holiday experience with our selection of luxury Devon cottages by the sea.

Immerse yourself in breathtaking sea views and enjoy the ultimate relaxation in our hand-picked properties, each offering a unique and unforgettable stay.

Why Devon is the perfect destination for a luxury break away by the sea

Devon is the perfect destination for a holiday due to its stunning coastline, picturesque countryside, and charming villages and towns. Devon is renowned for an assortment of things such as its spectacular coastline, beautiful beaches and of course the Devonshire cream tea, making it a popular, year round holiday destination. 

Explore our collection of holiday cottage by the sea in Devon where you can enjoy the ultimate getaway in this beautiful and popular part of the UK.

Devon’s Best Luxury Holiday Cottages & Homes with a Sea View
// Stunning sea views in Devon

The benefits of staying in a Devon holiday cottage with a sea view

Staying in a holiday cottage by the sea in Devon is an incredible experience that offers the perfect blend of tranquility and adventure. Imagine waking up to the sound of waves crashing against the shore, breathing in the fresh sea air, and looking out of your window to see the stunning expanse of the ocean stretching out before you.

Whether you’re enjoying a romantic getaway or a family vacation, a holiday cottage with a sea view is the ideal place to relax, unwind and soak up the natural beauty of the coast. From watching the sunrise and sunset over the water to exploring the local beaches and towns, there’s no shortage of things to do and see when you stay in one of our luxury Devon cottages by the sea.

There are several coastal towns in Devon that offer an ideal holiday destination by the sea. Some of the popular ones include Torquay, Paignton, Brixham, and Exmouth offer an array of activities, making them perfect for a family holiday, a romantic getaway, or a solo adventure.

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing break, an adventure-filled holiday, or a cultural experience, Devon’s coastal towns and villages have got you covered. So, pack your bags and head to Devon for a holiday you’ll never forget.

Here’s a selection of out latest luxury Devon cottages by the sea

If you’re looking for a relaxing and enjoyable getaway, a self catering cottage in Devon that comes with a sea view could be the ‘perfect tonic’. Here are a few of our newest, luxury Devon holiday cottages by the sea, just to get you started:

  • South Devon Coast • Bedrooms 1
    Guillemot’s Perch

    There’s nothing but you and the sea at this stunning cabin in its own secluded Devon bay. Ok, so there’s a little more to this place than a private beach – like a wood-fired hot tub on the deck, a fire pit for star-speckled nights away from the city, and a food package provided by…

  • Beer, South Devon • Bedrooms 2
    The Lookout Tower

    Offering stunning views across the South Coast of Devon, this beautifully renovated Lookout Tower is the perfect place to unwind with your partner, family and friends, and offers a truly unique experience.

  • Salcombe, Devon • Bedrooms 3
    The Sea From Here

    Just a short stroll from the centre of Salcombe, this apartment is a refreshing coastal escape, a stunning location with the most fabulous sea views, the perfect base to explore Devon and beyond.

  • Westward Ho!, Devon • Bedrooms 5
    Ocean Charm

    Superb sea views providing a truly luxurious holiday experience. Located in the heart of North Devon, Westward Ho features a stunning two-mile sandy beach.

  • Ilfracombe, North Devon • Bedrooms 5
    St Agnes

    Overlooking Ilfracombe’s picturesque harbour, this superb three-storey house has panoramic views from all the bedrooms and the front-facing windows, and is only around 400m from the centre of the vibrant coastal resort.

  • Brixham, South Devon • Bedrooms 2
    High Seas

    Stay in this unique property built into the town’s hillside within 500 metres of amenities, including gourmet restaurants, visitor attractions for all ages, a museum ship and stunning walking trails.

  • Brixham, Devon • Bedrooms 3
    Sea Salt Drift

    With its far-reaching sea views and bright, modern interiors, this Brixham home offers an outstanding stay on the English Riviera. Relax on the terrace and take in the Brixham harbour views.

  • Braunton, Devon • Bedrooms 3
    A Crescent of Gold

    Few places can boast of having direct access to one of Devon’s finest beaches, but from this home, you can step out of the door, through the shared garden and onto the footpath down to Saunton Sands. The perfect family holiday location.

Holiday Cottages in Devon with a Sea View: Coastal Luxury Redefined

The allure of South Devon lies in its diverse landscapes, where stunning beaches, rugged cliffs, and charming villages coexist harmoniously. From the historic naval city of Plymouth to the rugged beauty of Dartmoor National Park, South Devon offers a rich tapestry of experiences that cater to both adventure seekers and culture enthusiasts.

  • Beachfront Bliss: Imagine waking up to the gentle rhythm of waves and stepping onto your own private terrace to witness the sunrise over the sea. Devon’s holiday cottages with sea views offer a luxurious escape where you can unwind in the lap of coastal serenity.
  • Clifftop Retreats: Perched on dramatic cliffs overlooking the sea, these cottages provide an unmatched vantage point to soak in the ever-changing seascape. Indulge in relaxation as you watch the sun dip below the horizon.
  • Harbour Hideaways: Stay in cottages nestled near bustling harbours and watch fishing boats come and go. Delight in the charm of waterfront living while savouring the fresh sea breeze.

Explore our self-catering luxury Devon cottages by the sea for your next UK vacation

When planning your escape to Devon, you could consider staying in one of our featured holiday cottages with a sea view. These unique stays offer the perfect blend of comfort and style, allowing you to relax and unwind in a home away from home.

We select all our homes by the sea to offer an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty and tranquility of the Devon coast.

Whether you’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or a mix of both, Devon’s coastal gems cater to every preference. From the comfort of your holiday cottage by the Devon coast, you can explore charming towns, unwind on pristine beaches, and relish the coastal magic that Devon so generously bestows. Your luxury Devon break away by the sea awaits in this stunning haven of natural beauty and coastal allure.

The choice of the best place to base yourself in Devon depends on your preferences. For a coastal experience, towns like Torquay or Salcombe offer stunning views, while Exeter provides a central location for both urban amenities and access to the countryside.


Salcombe is often regarded as one of the prettiest coastal villages in Devon, with its picturesque harbor, sandy coves, and charming streets that exude timeless maritime allure. The quaint village of Clovelly, with its steep cobbled streets, charming cottages, and stunning coastal views, is also considered one of the most picturesque coastal gems in Devon.

Woolacombe has a spectacular beach situated in the North Devon village of Woolacombe, and is widely known as one of the best beaches in the UK. Located on Devon’s north coast, between Croyde and Ilfracombe, Woolacombe is a huge sandy beach that stretches south for about two miles.

 Torbay encompasses the coastal towns of Brixham, Paignton and Torquay. Torbay is also known as The English Riviera due to the fact that in Victorian times visitors used to compare the area to the French Riviera.

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