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Find the perfect vacation rental for your Scarborough getaway

Experience the unique character of Scarborough with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Scarborough

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Scarborough a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sublime Point Lookout (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Symbio Wildlife Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Wollongong Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Scarborough

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Scarborough is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bald Hill Lookout (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Fairy Meadow Beach Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • North Wollongong Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Stuart Park (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Mount Keira (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Wollongong Botanic Garden (11 mi / 17.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Scarborough

Fly into Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), the closest airport, located 22.4 mi (36 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), which is 25.8 mi (41.5 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Scarborough Station.

Where to stay around Scarborough?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 133 vacation rentals near Scarborough. From 82 Houses to 25 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 Scarborough for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Scarborough Station: 267 vacation rentals
  • South Cronulla Beach: 3,171 vacation rentals
  • Wollongong North Beach: 402 vacation rentals
  • Wollongong South Beach: 413 vacation rentals
  • Wollongong City Gallery: 414 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Scarborough 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 Scarborough?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 82 Houses in Scarborough. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Scarborough include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 25 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Scarborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28 vacation rentals with pool available in Scarborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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