Published September 9, 2020 9/9/2020

11 of Florida's Most Charming Beachfront Cottages

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Quaint and cozy, beachfront cottages in Florida provide the quintessential ambiance for a sunny getaway. These coastal gems are just steps from the sandy shoreline, offering a romantic hideaway for two, where lounging in the sunshine, sampling local seafood delicacies and indulging in water-based activities should be the only thing on your itinerary. Giving you a front-row seat to Florida’s most picturesque shorelines, these charming beachfront cottages in Florida offer the perfect coastal getaway.

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Beachfront Cottage, Englewood Beachfront cottage, Englewood
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Beachfront cottage, Englewood

Beachfront Cottage, Englewood

A beachfront cottage in Englewood, the impressive views at this haven are thanks to the lack of high-rises in the area. Sitting south of Sarasota, this one-bedroom abode has a convertible bed that comfortably fits up to four and its modern kitchen equipment and outdoor grill are perfect for cooking in. You can watch beautiful sunsets and dolphins frolicking in the water from your window or take a stroll to nearby Stump Pass Beach State Park to search for seashells and shark’s teeth.

Little Conch Key, Florida Keys Little Conch Key, Florida Keys
Little Conch Key, Florida Keys

Little Conch Key, Florida Keys

Located in the adventure-filled Florida Keys, the cottages on Little Conch Key are a wonderful escape from the everyday stress of life, featuring a fully equipped kitchen, screened porch and a plush king-size bed. Nestled on a stunning beach right on the water’s edge, these honeymoon-type cottages offer stunning ocean views where you can spend an afternoon lounging in your hammock, barbecuing your lunch or exploring the waterways in the two-person sea kayak.

 

Gulf Breeze Cottages, Sanibel Gulf Breeze Cottages, Sanibel
Gulf Breeze Cottages, Sanibel

Gulf Breeze Cottages, Sanibel

Just steps from the shoreline on Sanibel Island, the Gulf Breeze Cottages boasts 13 historic private beach cottages. These one and two-bedroom cottages have million-dollar water views, featuring spacious living spaces, fully equipped kitchens and private outdoor porches that cater to couples and families. Pick up colorful seashell treasures that have washed ashore at this iconic shelling destination, go a sailing excursion or take a day trip to nearby Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge for hiking, biking and birdwatching.

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Waterside Inn on the Beach, Sanibel Waterside Inn on the Beach
Waterside Inn on the Beach

Waterside Inn on the Beach, Sanibel

Ideal for a quiet getaway, the cottages at Waterside Inn on the Beach in Sanibel are nestled among stately palm trees. You can pick from Gulf Front, Gulf View and Honeymoon cottages, where you’ll be treated to spacious living areas, full kitchens and generous dining nooks that are located just steps from the beach. Soak up the island-style living with a day enjoying the heated swimming pool, shuffleboard courts and barbecue grills.

 

Sunset Key Cottages, Key West Sunset Key Cottages
Sunset Key Cottages

Sunset Key Cottages, Key West

If you’re looking for a dose of luxury, then Sunset Key Cottages is the place to go. Nestled on a 27-acre island only accessible by boat, here you’ll find panoramic views of turquoise blue waters and luxurious amenities in the clapboard cottages, from fully stocked kitchens to gradual-entry outdoor pools and a daily breakfast basket filled with pastries. Lounge in a hammock, have a beachfront dinner or book a pampering massage treatment for a day of pure bliss.

 

Captiva Island Inn Bed & Breakfast, Captiva Island Captiva Island Inn Bed & Breakfast
Captiva Island Inn Bed & Breakfast

Captiva Island Inn Bed & Breakfast, Captiva Island

Located on Captiva Island, Captiva Island Inn Bed & Breakfast is in the heart of the beachside Captiva Village. With the beach on one side and the bay on the other, you can enjoy the ultimate in island-living with the unspoiled landscapes that surround you. You can pick from a range of cottages, offering king-size beds, sleeper sofas, kitchenettes and easy access to the beach. Go on a leisurely shelling excursion along the shore before pampering yourself with a Sanibel Signature Massage.

 

Beachview Cottages, Sanibel Beachview Cottages
Beachview Cottages

Beachview Cottages, Sanibel

A pet-friendly property tucked under towering palm trees on a private beach, Beachview Cottages in Sanibel boasts airy one and two-bedroom seaside cottages with beachy decor, screened porches and modern amenities. Its Gulf-front location offers complete privacy, where you can enjoy the heated pool, take a scenic bike ride around the island or book a boating excursion. Relax in the traditional tiki hut sundeck, or grab a towel and hit the beach for a memorable day soaking up the sunshine.

 

Oceanfront Cottages, Indialantic Oceanfront Cottages
Oceanfront Cottages

Oceanfront Cottages, Indialantic

A quaint town only two miles from downtown Melbourne, Indialantic is home to the Oceanfront Cottages, where you’ll find a private cottage style Inn overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. A hidden gem with five spacious suites and an oceanfront property, enjoy the cozy sitting areas, king-size beds, and relax on the oceanfront patio. Famous for its surfing, spend an afternoon catching a wave, rent a bike for a scenic cruise, or rent a boat and explore the tiny islands and their sandy beaches nearby.

 

The Cottages at Siesta Key, Siesta Key The Cottages at Siesta Key, Siesta Key
The Cottages at Siesta Key, Siesta Key

The Cottages at Siesta Key, Siesta Key

Only 100 yards away from Crescent Beach, The Cottages at Siesta Key are a lovely slice of old Florida charm. The property has an intimate vibe with only 13 units, where you’ll be able to take advantage of the full kitchens, private decks, barbecue facilities and the on-site pool. Just two miles from Siesta Beach, use the complimentary beach chairs and umbrellas for a day exploring the pure, crystal quartz sand at one of the top beaches in the United States.

 

Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages, Sanibel Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages
Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages

Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages, Sanibel

Featuring direct views over Sunset Bay, Castaways Beach and Bay Cottages is located at Blind Pass where Sanibel meets Captiva. Soak up the Gulf of Mexico and Pine Island Sound surroundings, where one, two and three-bedroom cottages showcase an Old Florida ambiance with full kitchens, king-size beds and outside barbecues. Take a sunset stroll to explore the laid-back charm of the island, or enjoy the property’s heated pool, a private marina for boating excursions and private beach area.

 

Rolling Waves Cottages, Longboat Key Rolling Waves Cottages
Rolling Waves Cottages

Rolling Waves Cottages, Longboat Key

Located on an offshore island near Sarasota, Rolling Waves Cottages in Longboat Key is surrounded by pristine beaches, quaint shops and local seafood restaurants. Boasting a get-away-from-it-all ambiance, the cottage highlight the area’s natural beauty where boating, shelling and fishing are popular activities. You’ll find many comforts from home, such as a fully equipped kitchen and cable TV, while the location of these charming cottages will make you feel like you’ve transported to your own private island.

 

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