Destination guide

The beachside setting of Scarborough is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Scarborough. Well known for its coffee shops, boating and spas, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Scarborough

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Scarborough a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Redcliffe Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • North Lakes Resort Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Boondall Ice Rink (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Big Easy Golf Driving Range (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Nudgee Golf Club (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Doomben Racecourse (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Scarborough

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, December, February, January and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Scarborough

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Scarborough. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Settlement Cove Lagoon (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Redcliffe Botanic Gardens (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Sutton's Beach (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Tinchi Tamba Wetlands (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Shorncliffe Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • South Pine Sports Complex (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Scarborough

Fly into Brisbane, QLD (BNE), the closest airport, located 12.6 mi (20.4 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Scarborough?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 180 holiday rentals near Scarborough. From 76 Houses to 92 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Scarborough for a long holiday or a weekend break 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 Marina: 611 holiday rentals
  • Southbank Parklands: 598 holiday rentals
  • Suncorp Stadium: 620 holiday rentals
  • Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital: 619 holiday rentals
  • Bribie Island Seaside Museum: 428 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 76 Houses in Scarborough. Our other popular types of Scarborough holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 92 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 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 46 holiday homes with pool available in Scarborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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