Sea views through two set of French windows from the lounge of a holiday home above Woolacombe beach. Glorious Sea Views from Sunnycliffe House, a luxury Woolacombe holiday cottage.

Find My Favourite Holiday Cottages in Woolacombe

Woolacombe holiday cottages and beach apartments provide visitors with a wide choice of self-catering holiday homes and beach apartments to rent all year round. Whether seeking a traditional seaside summer holiday with the family, a true 'surfers paradise' on the North Devon coast or a weekend retreat out of season, Woolacombe's magnificent award-winning Blue Flag beach, overlooked by steep dunes stretches for 3-miles from Woolacombe to Putsborough. It is regularly voted among the UK's Top Ten Beaches in the national media. Even so, at the height of summer, there will always be space to lay out the picnic blanket, play a game of beach cricket, swim, bodyboard, and surf in the waves. Woolacombe is a quirky little village with trendy bars and restaurants, such as The Red Barn, cafes with surf shops, boutiques, and a great chip shop - the Woolacombe Fryer.

Exterior of a modern, brick-built 2-storey holiday apartment block in Woolacombe.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Beach Lodge is an impressive detached holiday cottage in Woolacombe with spectacular sea views. The seaside cottage sleeps six opposite the beach in the award-winning resort town. It offers a spacious, sophisticated interior, an open-plan design, a balcony, a sea breeze, and natural light.

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Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Fun in the sun is assured at 16 Woolacombe, a luxurious coastal apartment in Woolacombe Bay, Devon, which bathes in natural light and carries an effortless coastal chic throughout. The apartment also offers a swimming pool, sauna, treatment room, and modern comfort just minutes from the beach.

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Spacious, open-Plan interior of a modern seaside holiday apartment.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

A modern luxury apartment home in a brand-new North Devon coastal complex, 5 Putsborough in the heart of the seaside resort village of Woolacombe, Devon, offers a family-friendly holiday stay, a pet-friendly home with a master bedroom having a  king-sized bedroom and an en-suite bathroom, private balcony, and access to indoor pool and gym.

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A Lighthouse holiday complex in a clifftop location.
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3

Spectacular ocean views greet guests at Sherrin, a modern North Devon holiday cottage at Bull Point Lighthouse. The pet-friendly holiday home in Mortehoe offers spacious grounds, a light and airy interior with wooden floors, contemporary design features and access to the delights of the North Devon coast.

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A holiday apartment lounge with sofas and French windows leading to a balcony
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

5 Middlecombe in the seaside resort village of Woolacombe, Devon, is part of the North Devon coast’s newest self-catering holiday destination, a child-friendly first-floor apartment with access to the complex’s many amenities and boasting an open-plan living area, private balcony, and en-suite master bedroom.

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A lighthouse holiday cottage complex on a rugged North Devon clifftop.
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3

Enjoy unique self-catering holidays in North Devon with a stay at Siren, one of four refurbished former lighthouse keepers’ cottages overlooking Bull Point near the village of Mortehoe, Devon, a child-friendly cottage that sleeps up to five, featuring three bedrooms, a fully fitted kitchen, and absolutely gorgeous sea views.

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A view from sun loungers on a balcony to surf breaking on a beach in the distance.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

Sunnycliffe House is a stunning 3-bedroom North Devon holiday cottage in Woolacombe with panoramic sea views across the Bay. This beautiful coastal cottage overlooks Combesgate Beach, Baggy Point and Lundy Island. The house is mainly open-plan, with a sunny terrace off the lounge, a picnic table, and sun loungers.

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A stylish holiday apartment lounge with French windows to a balcony.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Luxury defines 6 Middlecombe, a coastal apartment near the beach in Woolacombe Bay in Devon. The pet-friendly holiday apartment features a sun-drenched balcony, a sophisticated interior with light and airy spaces, an indoor swimming pool, a games room, a sauna, a treatment room, and fun in the sun.

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A 2-storey wooden eco lodge surrounded by an open field.
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4

 

View No.9 The Vista, an eco holiday lodge in Woolacombe. Set within the small and peaceful Willingcott holiday park, just 2 miles from Woolacombe Beach, this retreat accommodates up to 8 guests. Its open-plan layout seamlessly connects the kitchen, dining, and living areas flooded with natural light. The modern kitchen boasts sleek surfaces and amenities to make life easier for culinary enthusiasts. With four bedrooms and three bathrooms, including a master king-size room with an en-suite and a twin room, there's ample space for relaxation. Enjoy outdoor living on the large decked area with a hot tub and extensive shared grounds.

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At the village end of Woolacombe's beach in summer are swing boats and beach huts for hire, while further along, it is just wide, pristine stretches of beautiful sand, excellent for sandcastle building, which is also dog friendly all year round. It's the perfect seaside destination for families and surfers. There's much to be done, from Crazy Golf and pitch-and-putt to a walk along the breathtaking South West Coastal Footpath. Most of the holiday cottages in Woolacombe, being west facing, mean they enjoy sea views and beautiful sunsets over the Atlantic Ocean.

There's more to Woolacombe than just its Beach (and Putsborough Sands at the far end). To the East lie the small, rugged coves of Watergate Bay and Barricane Beach (overlooked by luxury beach apartments) with a mixture of sand, rocks and lovely rock pools. In summer, the cafe above Barricane Beach sells Sri Lankan Curries on the beach: bring your chairs and candelabra! Beyond that lies the little village of Mortehoe with two excellent pubs and a lovely walk around Morte Point peninsula - watch Atlantic rollers crash onto the rocky shores below. 

There are also some lovely seaside holiday cottages and beach apartments along the coast road with superb sea views between Woolacombe and Mortehoe for those who would like to be just outside the bustle of Woolacombe but near enough to get to the beach in a matter of minutes from their holiday cottage. The South West Coast Path runs along the coast, offering lovely walks in the direction of Ilfracombe to the East and Croyde Bay to the west. A short drive to the east lies the Exmoor National Park - a wonderland for walks across heather-clad moorland or exploring riverside trails along idyllic wooded valleys.