Cornwall has always been a favourite among holidaymakers: the white sand beaches, crashing waves and lush greenery provide the perfect setting for a holiday retreat.
But where in Cornwall to stay is often the biggest question! With so many holiday cottages in so many beautiful locations across the county, it can be tricky to narrow down which of these properties you might like to stay in during your break.
To help you make your decision, we’ve gathered up the most popular cottages in Cornwall in 2021. Browse through this list and begin planning a getaway to remember or take a look at our full collection and discover your ideal holiday retreat.
If you like any of the properties on this list, please get in touch as soon as you can! As they are especially popular, these holiday cottages often book up fast.
The Dell, Whitsand Bay - sleeps 2
- Enjoying the expansive sea views
- A soak in the luxurious hot tub
- The uniqueness of this clifftop escape
This superb property is nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on Tregonhawke Cliff, overlooking the sea. Relax in contemporary style in this luxury coastal escape.
Studded into the cliff face with prime sea views, you’ll enjoy an unforgettable escape. Spacious and welcoming, embrace a slower pace of life in this lesser-known corner of Cornwall.
Head out to the terrace and unwind in the hot tub enjoying the amazing sea views after long walks along the South West Coast Path.
Valley View Glamping, Mevagissey - sleeps 2
- Admiring the stunning views across farmland and out to sea
- Soaking in the private hot tub
- Easy access to Cornwall’s north coast
A glamping escape like no other! Relax in this rural hideaway which has been lovingly created to give guests an unforgettable experience.
Gaze at the far-reaching views across the countryside out to the sea. Relax in your own private hot tub and gaze up at the stars or cuddle up together in front of the warming wood burner.
Enjoy cycle rides along the Pentewan Valley Cycle Path with access right next to the front door or enjoy some of the many nearby beaches and attractions. Take a look at our Mevagissey cottages for even more holiday inspiration.
The Loggin, Newquay - sleeps 2
- A soak in the private hot tub and enclosed courtyard garden
- Relaxing in the private summerhouse
- Getting competitive in the games room
Enjoy a wonderfully tranquil retreat with soaks in the private hot tub and picnics in the beautiful gardens.
The Loggin is an ideal escape for a romantic getaway in Newquay. Following a busy day exploring coast and country, retreat to this haven, enjoy a meal together and cosy up in front of the wood burner.
A real rural feel, this studio-style cottage creates a cosy ambience and has access to beautiful surrounding woodland for romantic strolls. Get competitive in the shared games room with a round of pool to decide who cooks dinner!
Stargazy Cabin, Seaton - sleeps 2 + 1 dog
- Relaxing in a stylish escape
- Unwinding in the private hot tub
- Enjoying the idyllic location
Just 2 miles from Seaton Beach, enjoy a blissfully romantic getaway at this cosy cabin. Let go and enjoy some quality time indulging in the private hot tub or just enjoying the views from the balcony.
Whether you’re exploring nearby Polbathic Wood or just staying put to enjoy the wonderful views of rolling hills, you’ll be sure to fall in love with the countryside here.
Experience open-plan living with a rustic country-cottage feel and relaxing ambience. Imagine a lovely breakfast on the balcony and refreshing in the invigorating shower with music and jets built-in!
Reddivallen Lakeside Hut, Boscastle - sleeps 2
- Escaping to this idyllic private lakeside setting
- Enjoying the lovely scenery from the private wood-fired hot tub
- Exploring the area via the South West Coast Path
Retreat to this oh-so-pretty property nestled in a truly idyllic setting.
Lovingly fitted and furnished in a contemporary country style, this charming shepherd’s hut boasts a bubbling wood-fired hot tub to soak in after a busy day adventuring.
This charming getaway is placed on an organic farm close to the coastal village of Boscastle. Enjoy being surrounded by gorgeous Cornish countryside and enjoy the spectacular views together.
Fig Tree Cottage, Charlestown - sleeps 2
- The homely feel of this barn conversion
- Being close to Charlestown, famed in the TV series Poldark
- Exploring all the beaches and attractions of the South Cornish coast
Escape to this homely barn conversion and enjoy the cosy wood burner and luxury hot tub. Set within 10 acres of paddock, this lovely holiday home offers a secluded, idyllic break.
Ideally located to enjoy nearby attractions such as the Eden Project and the quaint villages of Fowey, Charlestown and Mevagissey. Water babies will love the short drive to the coast for some surfing.
Meadowside Barn, Bylane End - sleeps 2 + 1 dog
- Unwinding in the hot tub
- Al fresco dining on the patio area
- Exploring the coastal fishing villages of Looe, Polperro and Fowey
This characterful cottage is the ideal place to stay for a break to Looe; with a hot tub and towering trees surrounding the property offering a feeling of privacy and solitude, yet in the perfect position for exploring South Cornwall.
Escape to this hot tub cottage for a weekend break or several days of relaxation in the beautiful countryside. This warm and welcoming holiday home boasts a wood burner, a grassy lawn with garden furniture for dining alfresco, and a pub/restaurant within a mile.
You and your partner will have a wonderful time at this peaceful getaway, whether you’re sharing a bottle of bubbly at the table or stargazing from the steaming hot tub.
Idleour, Whitsand Bay - sleeps 4
- Admiring the awe-inspiring panoramic sea views
- Relaxing on the decked balcony with seating, sunbeds and a shower area
- Enjoying the short walk down to Whitsand Beach
Live in luxury and enjoy stunning views and beautiful fixtures during your stay at this breathtaking clifftop property.
Experience prime views of the spectacular sunsets from this contemporary and comfortable retreat. Rise to the sound of the sea, grab a coffee and relax on the decking watching the golden hour unfold.
Walk the coast path past the amazing headland and discover the charming coastal villages of Kingsand and Cawsand. Looe is just 15 miles away with even more beaches, restaurants and shopping experiences to be enjoyed, not forgetting the amazing fish and chips!
Laburnham, Whitsand Bay - sleeps 2 + 2 dogs
- Breathing in the remarkable seafront location
- Enjoying the wonderful facilities
- Relaxing surrounded by clever, eclectic design
The remarkable seafront location is what makes this couples’ bolthole so special. Lie back in the deck chair while the waves lap at the sand below or sit and dine in the seafront grassy garden.
With wonderful facilities including a Nespresso coffee machine, wood burner and an additional utility shed with washer/dryer and freezer, this seaside getaway for two ensures guests can enjoy a luxury, five-star getaway right by the sea.
The clever, eclectic design offers up a homely yet stylish interior and floor-to-ceiling windows which make the most of the views even when you are tucked up in bed.
Blue Bay, Perranporth - sleeps 8 + 2 dogs
- The fantastic view from your own private swim spa hot tub
- Gazing down to the town as you dine alfresco
- Enjoying the magic of the big screen with your own cinema room
What a fantastic view! Glimpse the sandy shores of the nearby beach from your own private swim spa hot tub before retreating into the steam room at this Cornwall cottage in Perranporth.
There’s an outdoor seating area where you can gaze down to the town as you dine alfresco, and French doors lead into the lounge/kitchen/diner.
What makes this escape really special, besides the wonderful spa facilities, is the stylish cinema room – cosy up here after busy days exploring the area.
Which of these beautiful boltholes takes your fancy?
Whether you’re picking out a hot tub cottage or a seaside hideaway, we have plenty for you to choose from. Large properties for big groups, romantic two-person breaks, and family-friendly holiday homes can all be found with a whole lot of extra-special features – from enclosed gardens to swimming pools!
Discover our full collection of holiday cottages in Cornwall and find the perfect escape for you.
Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing,
please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.