Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Scarborough Beach that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including air conditioning and kitchens. Prices start at $186 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Scarborough Beach. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Welcome to idyllic Rhode Island

Sprawling, sigh-inducing Scarborough Beach lies along Ocean Road on the coast of Rhode Island. Developed in the 1930s and given a makeover in recent years, the beach is arguably the most popular in the state with wide stretches of white sands from which you can sunbathe, swim in the cool Atlantic Ocean, enjoy a plethora water sports or make a fire for a coastal cook up. Being so close to the sea, it's unsurprising that freshly caught seafood makes its way onto most of the restaurants' menus, so be sure to look out for clams and chunky lobster rolls.

Things to do

A rich history since the 19th century

There's no shortage of attractions close to Scarborough Beach vacation rentals. The Point Judith Lighthouse was built in the early 19th century and replaced the original wooden structure which blew down in a storm. The Towers is an historic structure, made up of the rugged remnants of the old Narragansett Pier Casino, a building that's now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Alternatively, you can visit the South Country Museum which is housed in the estate of Rhode Island's Civil War governor and depicts rural life over 150 years ago.

Activities

Sun, sand and seafood

If you're lucky enough to nab one of the oceanfront Scarborough Beach vacation rentals, you'll be just meters away from the long stretch of sand, the ever-lapping ocean, cavorting dolphins and swooping sea birds. If you can drag yourself away from the maritime bliss, there's an exclusive attraction close by in the form of Point Judith Country Club, where members can swing their clubs on the late 19th-century course. Some notable places to eat include Aunt Carrie's, which has been baking clam cakes for almost 100 years, and the nearby Matunuck Oyster Bar, which has a staggering variety of fresh seafood.

Weather

Glorious sunny days and clear skies

The weather in Narragansett and Scarborough State Beach is notoriously changeable during the winter. If you manage to book yourself one of the Scarborough Beach vacation rentals during the summer, you can expert gloriously hot days with bright blues skies best spend cooling off in the Atlantic Ocean. When the hordes of tourists leave at the end of summer, the beach is wonderfully quiet and perfect for bracing walks, as are the parks which burst into bright colors. Rhode Island really is a state for all seasons.

Natural features

A bird haven just minutes away

Just a few minutes' walk from Scarborough Beach vacation rentals is the John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge, one of several parks in Rhode Island. The large park's tidal marshes and forests provide an important habitat for nesting egrets, herons and sharp-tailed sparrows. Jump aboard kayaks to glide along the edge of the park in search of the largest population of black ducks in the state or walk through the park looking out for plovers and coastal bird species.

How many vacation rentals are available around Scarborough Beach?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,052 vacation rentals around Scarborough Beach. From 898 house rentals to 95 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Scarborough Beach?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Scarborough Beach. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Newport East: 365 vacation rentals
  • Point Judith: 565 vacation rentals
  • Newport: 1,650 vacation rentals
  • Eastward Look: 235 vacation rentals
  • Bonnet Shores: 140 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Scarborough Beach! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Scarborough Beach?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Scarborough Beach:

  • Newport: 1,650 rentals
  • Westerly: 469 rentals
  • Charlestown: 1,211 rentals
  • Portsmouth: 812 rentals
  • Little Compton: 830 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Scarborough Beach?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Scarborough Beach are:

  • Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State): 1,891 vacation rentals
  • Block Island State Airport (BID): 1,091 vacation rentals
  • North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State): 2,043 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Scarborough Beach?

Vrbo offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Scarborough Beach. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Narragansett Beach: 934 rentals
  • Crescent Beach: 1,101 rentals
  • Sachem Pond: 1,210 rentals
  • East Beach: 1,529 rentals
  • Charlestown Town Beach: 695 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Scarborough Beach listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Scarborough Beach

Newport
1,650 vacation rentals
Westerly
469 vacation rentals
Charlestown
1,211 vacation rentals
Portsmouth
812 vacation rentals
Little Compton
830 vacation rentals
Block Island
72 vacation rentals
Jamestown
80 vacation rentals
Bristol
709 vacation rentals
Tiverton
230 vacation rentals
Middletown
1,067 vacation rentals
Warwick
1,979 vacation rentals
East Greenwich
1,926 vacation rentals
North Kingstown
1,836 vacation rentals
Coventry
117 vacation rentals
West Greenwich
77 vacation rentals
Exeter
929 vacation rentals
West Warwick
148 vacation rentals
Great Salt Pond
72 vacation rentals
Thames Street
1,069 vacation rentals
Block Island National Wildlife Refuge
72 vacation rentals