Discover a selection of 500 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 pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 176 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Scarborough. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Rent Scarborough lodges for beaches, fossils and family fun

Scarborough is one of the best places for dog-friendly cottages near Whitby. You can visit many fascinating historic sites, like the Rotunda Museum and the Victorian Central Tramway, as well as the SEA LIFE Scarborough marine park. Plenty of places allow dogs to play and roam, such as the grounds of the historic Scarborough Castle and many of the area's beaches. You'll have an array of options for adventures with your dog, especially with pet-friendly cottages in Whitby that put you within reach of the best attractions in the area.

 
Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Scarborough

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Scarborough a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nonesuch River Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Aquaboggan Water Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventure Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Sable Oaks Golf Course (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Dunegrass Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Gorham Country Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Scarborough

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Scarborough

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Scarborough is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Scarborough Beach State Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Higgins Beach (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Deering Oaks Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Crescent Beach State Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Fort Williams Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Ferry Beach State Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Scarborough

The nearest airport is in Portland, ME (PWM-Portland Intl. Jetport), located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Sanford, ME (SFM-Sanford Seacoast Regional), which is 21.6 mi (34.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Scarborough?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 697 vacation rentals near Scarborough. From 400 houses to 279 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Scarborough for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.