Discover a selection of 14 holiday rentals in Scarborough that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including parking available and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 110 per night, and cabins and cottages are popular options for a stay in Scarborough. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Scarborough

The area's entertainment and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Scarborough. This welcoming city is known for its beaches, seaside and spas. 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.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Scarborough

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Scarborough a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alpamare (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Spa Cliff Lift (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • North Bay Railway (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Oliver's Mount Racing (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Ganton Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Scarborough

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 15°C.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Scarborough

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

  • South Bay Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Peasholm Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • North Bay Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Filey Beach (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Robin Hood's Bay Beach (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Dalby Forest Visitor Centre (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Scarborough

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Scarborough Station or Seamer Station and explore the city from there.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near Scarborough?

Whatever you're seeking in a holiday, you'll find a rental in or around Scarborough that's a perfect match. Here are some of our favourites:

  • Around 20 miles from the centre of Scarborough, it's hard to top "Situated In The Heart Of The Village". It has 3 bedrooms and a host of amenities including an electric kettle and a phone.
  • Another appealing choice is "Stunning Whitby Penthouse Apartment With Abbey View - 2 Bedroom Luxury Apartment", which is around 16 miles from Scarborough. With 2 bedrooms, a theme park and a kitchen, it has everything you need to keep you happy and comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Scarborough holiday rental for you.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near Scarborough?

Clock out on Friday and then forget about your worries. If you're up for some relaxation and fun, these escapes in and around Scarborough are the perfect weekend getaway:

  • "Filey. Active Leisure Or Relaxing Beach Holiday" is an outstanding option around 9 miles southeast of the centre of Scarborough. You'll never have to go far to find a memorable experience around this holiday rental. Get out and discover Scarborough to Whitby Rail Trail and Ryedale Folk Museum. Activities like cycling and sailing will add the finishing touch to your quick break.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a short and sweet break at "Rural, Beautifully Renovated Barn For 2". Use it as a base to relax, or be adventurous and try mountain biking and surfing and boogie boarding. When it's time to discover some nearby attractions, plan a visit to Wolds Way Golf and Romanby Golf and Country Club. This terrific holiday rental is around 18 miles southwest of Scarborough.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Scarborough?

Studio apartments are hard to beat when it comes to character, convenience and location. Browse these studio apartments for rent in or near Scarborough and experience the local culture and vibe:

  • Explore the world around you from "Rural, Beautifully Renovated Barn For 2". This holiday rental is a popular base for seeing the sights and offers amenities including a microwave oven and a restaurant dining guide.
  • Another popular option is "Beautiful Cosy Cottage On The Cliff Top With Stunning Sea Views". Take advantage of a kitchen, heating and other amenities during your getaway.

There are many attractions around Scarborough to add to your agenda. Nourish your inner culture fan by visiting Middlesbrough Theatre and The Robert Fuller Gallery.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Scarborough?

Whether you're in search of a cabin for you and your other half or a house with space for the whole family, there's no shortage of short-term rentals in and around Scarborough. These retreats are an ideal base for a flying visit:

  • For a memorable few nights away, it's hard to beat "There Is An Indoor Swimming Pool For The Use Of Visitors To The Site Only". It's near the centre of Scarborough, in addition to loads of things to see and do.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of nights at "Filey. Active Leisure Or Relaxing Beach Holiday". This conveniently located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Scarborough?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend escape. If you're eager to spend a couple of evenings away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Scarborough that will set your heart aflutter:

  • Located around 20 miles from Scarborough, "Situated In The Heart Of The Village" is an ideal place for doting lovebirds. A nearby bay and a fireplace are just some of the many amenities here.
  • "Stunning Whitby Penthouse Apartment With Abbey View - 2 Bedroom Luxury Apartment" is another option guaranteed to woo you. It's around 16 miles from Scarborough and has a nearby bay and a resort.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Scarborough?

Around 1 mile from Scarborough, South Cliff is the ideal place to go if you're short on time but want some fun. Spend your days exploring this well-known coastal village and your nights kicking back at one of our lovely holiday homes. Alternatively, take a look at our range of rental houses in the inner city area of Scarborough City Centre, around 0.1 miles from Scarborough.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Scarborough?

A pool is often a nonnegotiable when deciding where to stay on holiday, particularly if you're bringing the kids along. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Scarborough and spend your days splashing around:

  • Pack your swimsuit and book a few days at "Scarborough Central - Pet Friendly House. Perfect For Couples. Wifi". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including a living room and a theme park.
  • "Host And Stay | Bowler's Retreat @ North Marine House" is the type of place you go to leave the everyday behind and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. Cable/satellite TV services and a microwave oven are also on hand to make your visit nice and comfortable.

Scarborough has an oceanic climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 55null and 65null. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit! Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Scarborough holiday rental and plan your escape for any time of year.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in or near Scarborough?

It's always more fun when you share precious moments with the folks you care about the most. Whether you're planning a family trip or spending time with close friends, we'll have a large holiday rental that's right for you. Here are two of our best in and around Scarborough:

  • Located about 20 miles to the west of Scarborough, "Beautiful And Very Spacious 4 Bedroom Detached Cottage In Picturesque Village" has 4 bedrooms and fits up to 8 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including a fridge and a dishwasher.
  • Another great option is "Tropic Chic @ Mad Beach". This property is 17 miles northwest of Scarborough and comes with a DVD player, a toaster and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 7 people, you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list.

When you're ready to venture outside and explore, there are lots of family-friendly attractions nearby to keep everyone entertained. York Dungeon, Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo and Shambles should be top of your list.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Scarborough?

Get away from the hustle and bustle and treat your loved ones to a different type of holiday. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Scarborough and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts!

  • "Malton Grange - Victory Greenland Luxury Lodge With Hot Tub. Rural Views" - This sought-after getaway offers a living room and a travel crib and is located about 20 miles southwest of the centre of Scarborough.
  • "Cabin - Host And Stay | 28 The Pines" - This property is another family favourite and is around 20 miles northwest of Scarborough. Offering a microwave oven, a dishwasher and more, it'll get your group's nod of approval.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Scarborough holiday rental that's perfect for your needs.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Scarborough?

Nothing says "glamorous getaway" like having a pool inside your house. Pack your favourite swimwear and splash around in the comfort and privacy of one of these roomy houses in or near Scarborough:

  • Invite your closest friends over for a leisurely paddle around at "Meadowside House @ The Bay Filey". This property has space to spare, with 4 bedrooms comfortably sleeping up to 9 people. A swimming pool and a sauna are other things your team will love about this place.
  • Besides its inviting indoor pool, "New England Cottage - The Bay Filey" features a swimming pool and a kitchen. It has 3 bedrooms that can cater for up to 8 people, so you can bring all your buddies along.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more impressive Scarborough holiday rental options for your next big getaway.