Holiday Cottages on a Beach in Scotland

Scotland has some wonderful clean, uncrowded sandy beaches and bays, and in many remoter areas of Scotland you'll have the beach to yourself a lot of the time.

We've compiled a selection of holiday cottages near a beach, from cottages on remote islands to charming fishing villages.

You can also see a list of some of Scotland's best beaches here.

Beach side Cottages in Scotland

Riverbank Cottage, Lossiemouth - Sleeps 5

A charming holiday cottage on the Moray coast within walking distance of the beach.

C & A Holiday Home, Dumfries and Galloway - Sleeps 6

Self catering holiday home with spectacular sea views. Located in the lovely village of Sandhead (Scotland's little secret) with 7 miles of sandy beach.

White Cottage, Lower Largo, sleeps 6

Enjoying a stunning position overlooking Largo Bay, this delightful cottage, only 12 miles from St Andrews, offers the perfect seaside holiday with swimming, beach walks and endless rock pools to investiga...

30 Crovie, Moray Firth Coast, Sleeps 6

Crovie village rests along the bottom of a cliff like a row of puffins gazing out to sea! Situated on the Moray Firth Coast, it’s one of the best preserved traditional fishing villages in Scotland. T...

South Bay Cottage, Isle of Skye - Sleeps 6

In a superb position towards the southern end of Skye, this completely modernised 150-year-old cottage stands on the sea shore overlooking the Sound of Sleat, at a point highlighted as an outstanding viewp...

Middledrift Cottage, Brora - Sleeps 4-6

Delightful whitewashed single storey fisherman's cottage situated in quiet backwater near the picturesque harbour and beautiful beach of Brora.

The Herons, nr Wick - Sleeps 6/7

A warm welcome awaits you at the Herons which is set on the edge of a 3-mile stretch of sandy beach and enjoys panoramic views across Sinclair’s Bay towards Noss Head Lighthouse. This spacious house ...

Harbour View Luxury House, Maidens, sleeps 8

This modern detached villa is set in a spectacular beachside location in Maidens village, with uninterrupted views over the harbour and towards the Firth of Clyde and the Isle of Arran. Maidens is a small ...

New Orleans Cottage, Mull of Kintyre - Sleeps 2

These cottages (refs SBW, SRRL and UAA, see below for individual description) are set on the beautiful Kildalloig Estate on The Mull of Kintyre. Set against the rugged beauty of the sea and the wild landsc...

Fisherman's Cottage, Mull of Kintyre - Sleeps 2

These cottages (refs SBW, SRRL and UAA, see below for individual description) are set on the beautiful Kildalloig Estate on The Mull of Kintyre. Set against the rugged beauty of the sea and the wild landsc...

Cardy Cottage, Lower Largo sleeps 4

Built in 1885 Cardy Cottage is a grade C listed building located by the beach in the village of Lower Largo on the Firth of Forth. The history of the village is dominated by the real Robinson Crusoe (Alexa...

Macrihanish Holiday Cottage with Sea Views - Sleeps 7

With spectacular views and offering the highest standard, this excellent holiday home is on a lovely sandy beach with nothing but the sea and the blue horizon between you and America.

Old Crab Factory Holiday Cottage, Helmsdale - Sleeps 6

Converted holiday home set on/above shore with panoramic view. V. spacious, including a bar area in the living room, games room etc. Private with access to the adjacent rocky beaches below. Sleeps 6.

Pier Holiday Cottage, Holy Loch - Sleeps 2

Situated on the shores of the Holy Loch, in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, this restored, former ticket office is ideal for a relaxing holiday.

Old Customs House, Littleferry/Loch Fleet - Sleeps 4

Set just a few steps from the shores of Loch Fleet at Littleferry, this detached holiday property enjoys panoramic views across the water and over the surrounding countryside.

Rockview Holiday Apartment, Fife - Sleeps 4

With spectacular sea views from the moment you open the door of this ground floor holiday apartment, situated within a terraced row, the light and views are captivating.