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Why book holiday accommodation on the Fife coast?

The Kingdom of Fife in Scotland is home to more than 110 miles of absolutely beautiful coastline. With charming harbours, varied wildlife, unusual rock formations, sandy beaches and a whole host of towns and villages, it’s a must-visit part of the country.

The East Neuk of Fife has a particularly spectacular section of the coastline from St Andrews all the way around to Elie. With sea view golf courses in St Andrews, you can follow the coastal path past rock formations, links golf courses, wildlife reserves, traditional harbours, caves, ruins, beaches and more. You can even jump on a ferry at Anstruther and visit the protected Isle of May with Puffins and other protected wildlife. 

With Premier Stays, we can help you find the right coastal cottage property to help you explore this remarkable region.

Choose a stunning holiday home by the sea in Fife

Choosing a holiday cottage on the coast of Fife is a sure-fire way to refresh your mind and relax from the everyday. With stunning views over the Firth of Forth and the North Sea, you can escape from the norm and explore the vistas around you. We have a range of coastal properties available in the East Neuk of Fife, from cottages in Crail to sea views in St Monans and holiday properties near the home of golf – there’s a place for everyone.

  • Rudon Grange:  A beachfront location on Elie Beach
  • Sandpiper: Next to Cellardyke Harbour and Tidal Pool
  • Dragonfly Cottage: short walk to Cellardyke Harbour and Tidal Pool
  • Tall Ship: Located in Anstruther is next to Billow Ness Beach
  • Castle Rock House: A short walk to Crail harbour and Lobster hut
  • The Swallows: A short drive from Kingsbarns’ Award Winning beach
  • 20 Golf Place: Fantastic sea views over West Sands in St Andrews
  • Seaclusion: A short walk to St. Monans Harbour
  • Maltbarn: Located in the hart of St Andrews, a seaside town

Explore Holiday Homes Near The Beach in Fife

  • What is the prettiest town on the Fife Coast?

    The prettiest town or village on the coast is a hard one to call, as there are several stunning options to choose from: 

    • St Andrews is likely the most famous with golf, cathedrals and historic architecture.
    • Anstruther is a thriving fishing town with a bustling harbour and scenic vistas.
    • Cellardyke is a charming town with traditional living at its core.
    • Elie is a classic seaside resort with a large, stunning beach and a 16th-century harbour.
    • Crail is certainly pretty and set aback from the hustle and bustle with classic cobbled streets and a historic harbour.
    • Kingsbarns is all about the views with golf on the clifftop and historic buildings.
    • St Monans is historic with local ruins nearby, windmills, castles, saltpans and more to view.
  • What is the Fife Coastal path?

    The Fife Coastal Path is the walking route around the coastline of Fife. It travels all the way from Kincardine near the River Firth, around the East Neuk Of Fife, to Newburgh on the River Tay. With easy waymarking, sections ready for you and 187 kilometres (116 miles) of route to explore, it’s an excellent way to explore the seaside views in Fife. 

  • Are there beaches in Fife?

    There are numerous beaches in Fife, with 13 holding Scotland Beach Awards. There are harbours, bays, sandy beaches and more along the coastline. You can find out more on the Fife Coast & Countryside Trust website.