Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Carnoustie

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Carnoustie. Well-liked for its golfing, spas and restaurants, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Discovery Point and Verdant Works are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Carnoustie

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like golfing and swimming. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Carnoustie a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carnoustie Golf Links (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • St. Andrews Links (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • St. Andrews Aquarium (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Old Course at St Andrews (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Swilken Bridge (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Eden Mill St Andrews (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Carnoustie

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 65°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carnoustie

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carnoustie is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Montrose Basin (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Tentsmuir Forest (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Dundee Law (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • West Sands (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Lochee Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Camperdown Country Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)

Traveling to and around Carnoustie

Fly into Dundee (DND), the closest airport, located 12.1 mi (19.4 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Golf Street Station, Carnoustie Station and Barry Links Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Carnoustie?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 197 vacation rentals near Carnoustie. From 49 Houses to 49 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Carnoustie for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Carnoustie?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 49 Houses in Carnoustie. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Carnoustie include:

  • Cottages: 49 rentals available
  • Studios: 87 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 87 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Carnoustie?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Carnoustie. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.