Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Scarborough getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Scarborough with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Scarborough

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Scarborough a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sublime Point Lookout (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Symbio Wildlife Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Wollongong Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Scarborough

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Scarborough is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bald Hill Lookout (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Fairy Meadow Beach Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • North Wollongong Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Stuart Park (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Mount Keira (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Wollongong Botanic Garden (11 mi / 17.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Scarborough

Fly into Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), the closest airport, located 22.4 mi (36 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), which is 25.8 mi (41.5 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Scarborough Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Scarborough?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 105 holiday rentals around Scarborough. From 59 holiday houses to 19 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Scarborough is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Scarborough?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Scarborough. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Scarborough Station: 253 holiday rentals
  • Wollongong North Beach: 383 holiday rentals
  • Wollongong South Beach: 400 holiday rentals
  • Wollongong City Gallery: 398 holiday rentals
  • Wollongong Harbor: 390 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Scarborough listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Scarborough?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 59 Houses in Scarborough. Our other popular types of Scarborough holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 19 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Scarborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Scarborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.