Discover a selection of 2,500 holiday rentals in Torquay 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 £ 89 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Torquay. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Torquay
Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of Torquay

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Torquay. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the casino gaming, bars and spas. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Torquay

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Torquay has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Paignton Pier (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Dartmouth Steam Railway (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Splashdown Quaywest (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Paignton Zoo (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Woodlands Family Theme Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Torquay

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

  • Inner Harbour (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Torre Abbey Sands (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Meadfoot Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Babbacombe Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Cockington Country Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Torquay

The nearest airport is in Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), located 19.2 mi (30.9 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Torquay Station or Torre Station and explore the city from there.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near Torquay?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it's longing for a holiday. Now's the time to pack your bags and escape to one of these top holiday rentals in or near Torquay:

  • Around 1 mile from the centre of Torquay, it's difficult to beat "Luxury Apartment - - Spectacular Views With Private Pool And Hot Tub". It has 2 bedrooms and handy features including a nearby beach and off-street parking options.
  • "Delightful Cottage Suit Small Family" is another top-notch choice, offering 2 bedrooms, a garden, cookware, dishware and utensils and more. It's around 1 mile from Torquay.

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

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

Escape from the rat race at one of our weekend getaways in or near Torquay. Whether you want to hang out with friends or spend valued time with your love, we'll have something to suit your style. Try these top-rated properties on for size:

  • "Cottage 1m From Brixham Built In 1802 Tucked Away From The Hustle And Bustle" is around 5 miles south of Torquay and will be just the thing to refresh your spirit. You'll enjoy the convenient amenities here, including an oven and a resort.
  • "Blue Harbour Cottage, Torquay" is another popular option to consider. It's located 0.1 miles to the southeast of Torquay and features a nearby beach, golf and more.

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

Yes, you can! If you're tracking down a simple yet stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties ooze charm and are often conveniently positioned in the heart of town. Check out the following options in or near Torquay:

  • One of our top picks is "Smart One Bed Apartment With Sea Views". Book a few nights or longer at this popular apartment and you'll have access to a TV and a hair dryer.
  • "The Maidencombe Studio - Comfortable Couples Retreat With Stunning Coastal Views" is another top stay, providing all you could need for a great Torquay retreat. Convenient amenities here include a kitchen and a nearby waterfront.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Torquay?

Whether you're searching for a studio apartment for you and a pal or a villa that'll fit the family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Torquay. These retreats make a comfortable base for a short and sweet stay:

  • For a fantastic few nights away, you can't go wrong with "Harbour Breeze - Contemporary Harbourside Apartment With Hot Tub In Torquay". It's nice and close to the centre of Torquay, in addition to plenty of things to see and do.
  • Alternatively, spend a few nights at "3 Bedroom Accommodation In Torquay". This centrally located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

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

Whether spent in a log cabin or a beach house, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to add some zing to your relationship. Whisk your sweetie off for a few days at one of these popular escapes in or near Torquay:

  • Put on some soothing music and slow dance the nights away at "Luxury Apartment - - Spectacular Views With Private Pool And Hot Tub". Around 1 mile from Torquay, this property has everything you need for a couple's weekend away, including a nearby bay and a swimming pool.
  • Otherwise, spend a few blissful days enjoying each other's company at "Delightful Cottage Suit Small Family", around 1 mile from Torquay. A nearby bay and a fireplace will help set the mood.

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

Around 1 mile from Torquay, Torquay City Centre is a great place to escape to if you're strapped for time but want some fun. Spend your days discovering the delights of this popular commercial suburb and your evenings relaxing at one of our fabulous holiday homes. Or, take a peek at our range of rental houses in the suburban suburb of Babbacombe, which is around 1 mile from Torquay.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in or near Torquay?

Share your holiday and double the fun. Whether you're planning an epic getaway with friends or an overdue family reunion, there's no shortage of large group holiday rentals in and near Torquay:

  • There's loads of room to move at "Large Seaside Torquay Home Ideal For Two Or Three Families To Holiday Together". Around 1 mile northwest of Torquay, this expansive property has 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests. Amenities include a kitchen and a garden.
  • "Luxury House | Amazing Sea Views |indoor Pool |8 En" is another option that'll fit the whole gang. It's around 3 miles to the north of Torquay, has 8 bedrooms and accommodates up to 16 guests. A kitchen and a swimming pool are just a couple of things designed to make your visit even more comfortable.

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

Of all the amenities a holiday rental can offer, a pool is one of the most coveted. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Torquay and spend your days splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable pizza slice:

  • Welcome to "Mariyka House, 4 Bedroom Seaside Villa", where your main priority will be hanging out by the pool. Amenities such as a garden and a dishwasher help make this getaway a favourite with guests.
  • "2 Astor House One Bed With Sea Views From All Windows" is the kind of place you go to get away from it all and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its inviting pool. A kitchen and a TV are also on hand to make your visit nice and comfortable.

Wondering what the weather's like in Torquay? It has an oceanic climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 55null to 65null. If you'd like more inspiration on where to stay in this amazing destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to check out our entire selection of Torquay holiday rentals.

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

It's always more fun when you share the good times with the people that are closest to your heart. Whether you're organising a family escape or reuniting with close friends, we'll have a large holiday rental that's just right for you. Here are two of our best in and around Torquay:

  • Sleeping as many as 9 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Mariyka House, 4 Bedroom Seaside Villa" is the ideal place to spend quality time with the family. This popular escape is 0.1 miles to the north of Torquay and has amenities such as coffee and tea making facilities and a TV.
  • Another popular option is "Beautiful Victorian Villa With Sea Views". This property is 1 mile northeast of Torquay and features beach sun loungers, towels and more. With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, you won't need to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you want to sightsee, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your to-do list. Paignton Zoo, Babbacombe Model Village and Gardens and Splashdown Quaywest are good places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Torquay?

Nothing's more important than family, which is why we'll help you find a place where you can truly connect. Rent one of these family cabin rentals in or near Torquay and hang out with the ones you love the most:

  • "Cabin - 1 Bedroom Accommodation In Brixham" - Approximately 4 miles south of central Torquay, this family-friendly escape comes with a kitchen and a TV.
  • "Coastal View Luxury Lodge At Riviera Bay Brixham" - This property is another top pick with families and is around 5 miles south of Torquay. Offering a separate dining area, a kitchen and more, it'll get your group's stamp of approval.

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

Explore destinations around Torquay

Torquay City Centre
223 holiday rentals
103 holiday rentals