Editor’s Choice

Ten of the Best Luxury Beach House Stays

3 March 2019

“Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside!”

A nostalgic mainstay of childhood holidays, there’s something just a little bit addictive to the cawing of gulls, glistening sea views, and the gentle lapping of warm waves over sandy toes.  

It’s no wonder beachside breaks were once recommended by doctors as a restorative treat!

But there’s nothing like an injection of five-star luxury to elevate a windswept coastal escape to something a little more sumptuous.  

Our gorgeous collection of seaside escapes have been hand-picked to showcase the very best of the world’s spectacular shorelines. We’re talking beachcomber chic and shimmering seaside sunsets, taken to a whole new level.

Come and see what we mean, and roll out that beach towel in style.
Main image: Barford Beach House, Cornwall

Vista Point

East Preston, Sussex
Listed beachside holiday home, designed by architect Patrick Gwynne, located on quiet estate in East Preston, West Sussex.
Bedrooms: 5
Sleeps: 9
£1000 (4 nights mid-week)


East Portlemouth, Devon
Welcome to the seaside and an award-winning designer escape on the beautiful South Devon coast.
Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 7 (+2)
£1,200 / week

El Ray

Dungeness, Kent
Designer beachside style (not to mention an original 19th century railway carriage) stunningly set along the Dungeness shingle-scape.
Bedrooms: 2
Sleeps: 4
£956 (2 nts)

Little Cottage

Praa Sands, Cornwall
Little Cottage is a stunning (and not-so-little) design-led Cornish paradise for group holidays and stylish celebrations alike.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 11
£1,250 (3 nights)

The Box House

Prospect Bay, Nova Scotia
A stunningly secluded, contemporary Atlantic oceanfront retreat with your very own beach, privately situated in Canada's beautiful Nova Scotia.
Bedrooms: 4
Sleeps: 8
£840 / week


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