By Katie Wilson

Some of the loveliest staycations are on the UK coastline, and despite the unpredictable British weather, are meant to be enjoyed all year round.

From sea view cabins with copper bath tubs to charming cottages, here we round up the best luxury UK stays by the sea.

Best UK stays by the sea

Cabin On The Cliff, Whitsand Bay

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This luxury hideaway with breathtaking views over Cornwall’s Whitsand Bay is brand new to the market.

Hand built by its owners, this boutique eco-cabin is made from natural wood and reclaimed timber.

It also has a hot tub in the garden, two flickering wood burners, and a stunning copper bath in the bedroom. Definitely one for a romantic getaway.

Sleeps 2 | Prices from £1,116 for a long weekend or mid-week break

Book your stay at Cabin on the Cliff here

West Coast Cabin, Isle of Skye

Egg chair in a stylish apartment looking out across the sea on the west coast of Skye Scotland
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If wild landscapes, moody seas, and the chance to spot a shooting star is your idea of heaven, this luxury cabin on the Isle of Skye is for you.

Inspired by traditional Scottish longhouses, this contemporary cabin with floor-to-ceiling windows has sweeping views of the Outer Hebrides from every room.

One for nature lovers, deer often wander by the deck. And if you’re lucky you might see dolphins, basking sharks, sea turtles, and the occasional whale from the dining room table which overlooks Loch Pooltiel.

Sleeps 6 | Prices from £220 a night

Book your stay at West Coast Cabin here

Calm Cottage, Kingsand, Cornwall

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This super stylish three bedroom cottage just a short stroll from the beach is another new stay for 2021.

Spread across three floors, this luxury seaside retreat in Kingsand – said to be the ‘secret bit of Cornwall’ – is one for the whole family and can sleep four adults and two children.

Highlights include the copper bath in the master bedroom, reading nook window, and the children’s room, which has bespoke nautical-inspired bunk beds the kids will love.

Sleeps up to 6 | Prices from £265 a night

Book your stay at Calm Cottage here

Ellesmera Mill, Devon

Steaming hot tub in garden with champagne on table
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This 400-year-old Devon millhouse has been transformed into a luxury self-catering cottage.

Cosy but minimalist, the five-bedroom beachside haven near the beautiful Blackpool Sands is all open fires, white-washed beams and rough stone walls.

Serve up an al fresco feast on the decking or sway in the hammock in summer. While if you visit in winter, curl up by the log burner fire, watch a film in the cinema room, or take a dip in the steamy hot tub.

Sleeps up to 10 | Prices from £2,750 a week

Book your stay at Ellesmera Mill here

Treverra Cottage, Rock

swimming pool with sun loungers and outdoor bar at Cornish holiday home
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This luxury holiday home in the exclusive Cornish village of Rock has a stunning infinity pool, Scandinavian-style pool house, and a hot tub for guests to enjoy.

Set in 14 acres of farmland, the 18th-century cottage has gorgeous views across the Camel Estuary, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty.

White sandy beaches and Michelin star restaurants from Rick Stein and Nathan Outlaw are just a five-minute drive away.

Sleeps up to 8 | Prices from £2,000 per week

Book your stay at Treverra Cottage here

Spinks Nest Cottage, Norfolk

green chest of drawers at the Spinks Nest Norfolk
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This charming flint cottage is in the village of Hunworth on the beautiful Norfolk coast.

Traditional on the outside, but luxurious inside, stand out features include the perfectly formed kitchen, jaw-dropping fireplace and Japanese-style sunken bath.

There is also underfloor heating and a log burner for the colder months, and armchairs that are made for curling up in with a glass of wine and a good book.

Sleeps 2 | Prices start from £355 for a 2 night stay

Book your stay at Spinks Nest Cottage here

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