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Cottage on a hillside overlooking the sea.

Choosing a North Wales seaside holiday cottage is a great way for your family to unwind and relax. Spending your days paddling in the sea, exploring rock pools and making sand castles is made even easier if you are staying in a cottage right next to the beach.

Discover some of the best seaside holiday cottages North Wales has to offer and the beautiful beaches nearby to explore.

Table of Contents:

  • 5 North Wales Beaches To Explore
  • Self Catering Seaside Holiday Cottages

5 North Wales Beaches To Explore

Path down to a sandy beach.

North Wales is known for having picturesque golden sandy beaches. Below are 5 of the best North Wales beaches you should consider visiting. Offering sand dunes, clear blue water and golden sandy beaches.

1 – Traeth Lligwy 

Found on the Isle of Anglesey, Traeth Lligwy is a beautiful secluded beach with golden sands and clear blue waters. Surrounded by scenic cliffs, it’s an ideal location for coastal walks as well as a spot of birdwatching.

2 – Porthdinllaen Beach

Porthdinllaen Beach is situated on the Llŷn Peninsula with views of The Rivals mountains. This golden sandy beach is a beautiful crescent-shaped bay making it ideal for playing in the sea for families with little children. 

3 – Newborough Beach

Newborough Beach, on the Isle of Anglesey, is well known for its vast stretches of sand dunes, and pine forests. With stunning views of Snowdonia, It is also home to Llanddwyn Island, a tidal island with historic ruins.

4 – Abersoch Beach

Abersoch Beach is a popular beach resort also on the Llŷn Peninsula.  As well as its golden sandy beach its clear water attracts visitors due to its excellent water sports facilities including sailing and windsurfing.

5 – Pwllheli Beach

Pwllheli Beach is a long sandy beach that is classed as one of the local hidden gems. With plenty of sand dunes to play in and close to the Pwllheli promenade it’s a popular destination for beachgoers. If you like watersports this could be the beach for you as it is an ideal location for sailing and windsurfing.

Self Catering Seaside Holiday Cottages

Holiday cottage on the seafront with a sunset.

If you want to make the most of the beach here are our top 5 seaside holiday cottages for you to consider on your next holiday in North Wales.

1: Moryn Cottage, Moelfre

Moryn Cottage is perfect for a seaside getaway. The limestone cottage sleeps up to 6 people and is set right next to its own private sandy beach. Beautiful sea views can be seen from most rooms of the cottage and outside a secret hilltop garden gives you further space to relax next to the beautiful North Wales coastline. 

2: Ewyn Gwyn Cottage, Pwllheli

Ewyn Gwyn is a beautiful cottage right on the beachfront. The 3 bedroom home sleeps up to 6 people and offers private parking. This dog friendly cottage allows 3 dogs so you can bring the whole family to enjoy a trip to the seaside.

3: Penrhyn Farm Cottages, Anglesey

Penrhyn Farm Cottages offer 4 luxurious self catering cottages set right on the beach. The secluded location offers panoramic views across the Irish sea and is right next door to the beautiful sandy beach of Porth Tywyn Mawr. A stunning family beach ideal for swimming, snorkelling, rockpooling and sandcastle building.   

4: Sea View Cottage, Rhos on Sea

Seaview cottage  sleeps up to 4 people and offers perfect views of the promenade and coast line of Rhos on Sea. Wake up to the sun rising on the horizon and eat breakfast on the sun terrace in the garden. An ideal cottage for a seaside retreat.

5: Fishermans Cottage, Conway

Fisherman’s Cottage set on the quay side in Conway sleeps up to 4 people. This original Victorian cottage offers a seaside location full of history. There are plenty of places to explore right on your doorstep including Conway Castle and Great Britain’s smallest house.

North Wales Holiday Inspiration With Cottage Decisions

We hope this blog has inspired you to come and explore the seaside accommodation North Wales has to offer. If these holiday homes aren’t your style, why not consider a North Wales camping holiday? There are many things to do in North Wales, Cottage Decisions is here to help you find the best staycation for you.

Rachel D

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