Destination guide

The friendly area of Rothesay awaits your stay

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Rothesay. This welcoming and scenic city entices travelers with its island views and rowing. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Rothesay

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Rothesay a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cowal Golf Club (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Tarbert Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rothesay

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rothesay is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Benmore Botanic Garden (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Lunderston Bay (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Lyle Hill (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Caisteal Abhail (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Loch Long (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Goat Fell (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rothesay

Fly into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), the closest airport, located 24.2 mi (38.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 28.5 mi (45.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Rothesay?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 251 vacation rentals near Rothesay. From 103 Houses to 58 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rothesay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rothesay?

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

  • Mount Stuart: 367 vacation rentals
  • Rothesay Castle: 367 vacation rentals
  • St Blane's Chapel: 298 vacation rentals
  • Ascog Fernery and Garden: 361 vacation rentals
  • Victorian Toilets: 367 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rothesay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rothesay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 103 Houses in Rothesay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rothesay include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 58 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 69 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rothesay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Rothesay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.