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Contemporary self-catering cottages with sea views on the beautiful sub-tropical island of Tresco.



Flying Boat Cottages

Tresco Isles of Scilly TR24 0QQ 01720 422 849

We say

Sleeping from 6 to 10 people, these luxurious 5-star hideaways are lined up along the beachfront on Tresco. A row of twelve contemporary, New England-style beach homes kitted out to suit the most discerning guests, the Flying Boat Cottages are a picture-perfect place to dip your toes in island life. They also come with a seafront garden, an on-site spa, leisure facilities and restaurant, making it a real slice of paradise. 

They say

The contemporary yet homely beachfront Flying Cottages sleep 6 to 10 and are available to rent by the week. They are decorated and furnished to the highest specification and rated 5 Star Gold Award by Visit England.

Each house has excellent sea views, under-floor heating, wi-fi broadband and digital TV. The rental price includes delivery of guests and luggage from the quay to the cottage, linen, towels and logs (where applicable) as well as temporary membership of the Flying Boat Spa with indoor heated pool, spa and tennis courts. Electricity and telephone calls are charged according to usage.

The local area

From its unspoilt beaches to its beautiful and varied landscape, Tresco is both a relaxing and fascinating place to stay. The island is equally suited to those who wish to take life easy as it is to those seeking discovery and adventure. There are plenty of diverse activities from fishing and sailing to fine dining and being pampered in our spa.

Tresco is also home to the sub-tropical beauty of the world famous Abbey Garden – renowned for its extraordinary plants and its Valhalla collection of shipwrecked figureheads. Discover and enjoy its natural beauty.

Why not take to the seas for exploration and exhilaration or view the variety of interesting bird-life that can be found throughout the island?

The clarity of light on Tresco and the island's land and seascapes are an inspiration to artists from far and wide, some of whose work is showcased in the Tresco Gallery. 

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How much?

£1,600–£6,000 per week


  • Bikes available
  • Gardens & Grounds
  • Hot Tub
  • Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa & Treatments
  • TVs with Satellite
  • Wifi
  • Wood-burning stove

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  • Boutique
  • Cottages
  • Family-Friendly
  • Romantic
  • Seaside
  • Sensational Views
  • Waterside
  • Wellbeing

Getting There

Twenty eight miles from the Cornish coast. Fifteen minutes by air from Land's End (thirty from Newquay and an hour from Exeter). Two and a half hours by Scillonian ferry from Penzance.



Jan–Nov, plus Christmas & New Year

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