Suffolk Coast holiday cottages by the beach

Suffolk Coast cottages by the beach

If you like to spend your summer holidays by the seaside then we have the best selection of self-catering Suffolk coastal cottages near to the beach.

Our stunning portfolio ranges from large, traditional self-catering Suffolk cottages on the coast that open directly onto the beach, to chic, contemporary apartments for two just moments from the sand and shingle.

The benefits of a cottage on the Heritage Suffolk coast can include:

– Holiday cottages on the beach

– Some with direct sea views

– Outside dining furniture/seating overlooking the beach

– Balcony

Below is a selection to whet your appetite!  You can find many more by using the ‘Refine Your Search’ box on the right and ‘choose your options’ to select ‘sea views’ or ‘within two miles of the sea’.

You’re sure to find something to suit every guest in our selection of Suffolk holidays homes that are by the beach. In addition, if you’re looking for a beach cottage that can sleep 12 or more guests or accommodate pets, we can help!

Here’s a selection to give you an idea of what we have on offer:

  • Pet Friendly

  • Wifi

  • Rural Location

  • Open Fire/Stove

  • Pub Nearby

  • Sea/River Views

  • Parking

  • Accessible

  • Swimming Pool

  • Sea/River Nearby

  • Hot Tub

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £437.00per week

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £511.00per week

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £504.00per week

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £512.00per week

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £497.00per week

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? NO

FROM £550.00per week

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £547.00per week

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? NO

FROM £508.00per week

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £501.00per week

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? NO

FROM £488.00per week

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £501.00per week

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  • Sleeps 3

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? NO

FROM £688.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £700.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? NO

FROM £791.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? YES

FROM £649.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? NO

FROM £480.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £700.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? NO

FROM £760.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? YES

FROM £922.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £480.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £556.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? NO

FROM £504.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? NO

FROM £744.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? NO

FROM £665.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £575.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £662.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? NO

FROM £542.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? NO

FROM £598.50per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £579.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? NO

FROM £504.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? NO

FROM £695.00per week

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £411.00per week

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? NO

FROM £760.00per week

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? NO

FROM £684.00per week

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? YES

FROM £812.00per week

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

FROM £796.00per week

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Beach holiday homes for couples

Looking for a romantic break by the beach? We’ve got you covered, with several romantic cottages that sleep two.

The Southwold Loft, Southwold, sleeps 2

This beautifully furnished and spacious loft close Southwold’s famous pier and town centre is the perfect getaway for a couple. The loft benefits from an abundance of natural light that floods through the windows and skylights.

51 Tern Cottage, Aldeburgh, sleeps 2

51 Tern Cottage is a beautifully renovated and spacious, pet-friendly cottage that is just two minutes from Aldeburgh’s famous shingle beach. Whether you’re looking for a romantic weekend away or a longer break, Aldeburgh is the perfect spot. Aside from beach walks, you can enjoy a great selection of boutique shops and fashionable eateries right on your doorstep.

The Old Fisherman’s Hut, Southwold, sleeps 2

This unique property allows you to step back in time and stay in a traditional fisherman’s hut on the bank of Southwold Harbour. There are stunning views from the kitchen and living room area, with a cosy double bedroom tucked away at the rear of the property. Outside, enjoy a choice two decked areas, complete with a small table and chairs.

 

Large Beach Holiday Homes

Suffolk is renowned for its 50 miles of diverse coastline, much of which is undeveloped and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Many of our large beach holiday cottages provide sea views and easy access to beaches. They are perfect for enjoying the mild Suffolk weather!

Cannons, Southwold, sleeps 14

Situated on an elevated position in Southwold, Cannons is an elegant yet impressive house, with panoramic views taking in miles of the Suffolk coastline. This house has been designed to take in the sea from all angles and it does not disappoint! The whole house has a feeling of space and tranquility, and for extra privacy, each bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom. On the top floor is the ‘Lookout’ room; an incredible space that is perfect for watching the sunset. Outside is a spacious garden, including patio, furniture and BBQ.

Jubilee Place & Sea La Vie, Aldeburgh, sleeps 12

Named after Jubilee Hall, which the property faces, Jubilee Place and Sea La Vie are two modern holiday apartments that allow you to relax in style and comfort. Set over two floors, Jubilee Place features three bedrooms (one ensuite) and family bathroom, downstairs with open plan living room and kitchen upstairs. There is also a balcony to enjoy alfresco drinks or dining.

Sea La Vie is all on one floor and hosts three bedrooms (one ensuite), family bathroom, open plan living/dining area and a separate kitchen. There is also single off-road parking space in a secure car park – a very rare feature in Aldeburgh!

These properties are perfect for two families who wish to holiday together but maintain a level of privacy at times.

 

Rural Holiday Cottages by the beach

Want to be near the beach but in a more rural location? Try one of our rural cottages that are still close to the seaside:

Church Farm, Dunwich, Sleeps 9

Situated on the outskirts of Dunwich village, Church Farm has been extensively renovated whilst maintaining many period features which are complemented by beautiful furnishings. The house features a huge kitchen/dining room with additional butlers’ kitchen, along with three reception rooms, making this a wonderful house for gatherings and celebrations with family and friends.

Over the first and second floors there are four beautiful bedrooms and an equal number bath/shower rooms. Church Farm is surrounded by gardens with ample parking and just a short walk to Dunwich’s shingle beach with its great tea rooms and traditional pub.

Sea Green Cottage, Walberswick, sleeps 6

Sea Green Cottage is an exceptional holiday home recently refurbished and renovated and situated on the green at Walberswick. The ground floor consists of a large open plan living/dining/kitchen area, bedroom and bathroom. Upstairs are two more bedrooms (one ensuite), bathroom and a stunning roof garden with views across the village green. The beach is just a few minutes’ walk away or take a longer walk or drive to nearby Southwold.

 

Everyone is Welcome

Children

Here at Best of Suffolk, we work hard to provide Suffolk beach cottages to rent that are suitable for the whole family. The majority of our properties are entirely family-friendly and provide free travel cots and highchairs. Some properties can also provide additional baby/child equipment such as stair gates, steriliser, baby bath, baby monitor, children’s step, cutlery, and crockery. Please check out our family-friendly beach cottages or contact us for more information.

 

Mobility Issues

If mobility is an issue, take a look at our properties with ground floor bedroom and bathroom. These properties all have at least one bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor but may have stairs to other parts of the property. If you need a beach property that is all on one level and can’t find the right one, please contact us for further assistance.

 

Dog-Friendly

As for the family dog, we encourage you to bring them on holiday! We have over 270 dog-friendly Suffolk cottages. Furthermore, Best of Suffolk are one of the few agencies that do not charge an extra fee for your well-behaved pets to join you on holiday.

Suffolk is extremely dog-friendly, with a high proportion of pubs that welcome four-legged friends, plus miles of beaches and countryside walks to enjoy. Looking to bring more than one dog? No problem. Just give our friendly team a call letting us know how many and their breeds and we’ll recommend the perfect cottage for you, and your dogs!

The Best of Suffolk team are all dog lovers too; click here to read the favourite things we do in Suffolk with our dogs.

 

Flexibility for you

We want to ensure that you have a fabulous Suffolk cottage holiday and therefore offer as much flexibility as possible.

 

Offers

Looking for a stylish holiday cottage in Suffolk for a larger group or extended family? Best of Suffolk can help. Wedding anniversaries, milestone birthdays, or simply getting together as a family can mean you’re looking for a large holiday cottage. We have chic and cosy properties that sleep from 2 to over 12, even 26, and everything in-between.

If you see a property that you’d love to stay in, but it’s a little larger than you need, please talk to us. We offer low occupancy discounts on several properties and may be able to help on others that are not listed.

In addition, we can often let properties for less than 7 days. If there’s a property that interests you, but the dates online are not suitable, please contact us as we can often accommodate you, or suggest other similar properties that you may not have considered.

Don’t forget to check our last-minute deals and special offers too!

 

Last-minute

Are you a last minute planner? Don’t worry! On several properties we can allow you to book to arrive within the next 24 hours! Give us a call and we’ll be sure to have the ideal Suffolk holiday cottage for your stay. We can also arrange same-day arrivals with minimum fuss.

 

Still Planning?

Not ready to book yet? You can hold a property for 24 hours at no charge, allowing you time to confirm with all guests.

If your holiday is still in the planning phase, sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with our latest news and offers. We have a number of area guides to help your planning, or please contact the Best of Suffolk team. We are all local to Suffolk and can provide advice on where to go and what to do for the whole family.

If you’re looking Suffolk cottage holidays or business stays, then a Best of Suffolk holiday cottage is perfect for you.

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