Destination guide

The beachside setting of Scarborough is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Scarborough. Well known for its coffeehouses, boating and spas, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Scarborough

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Scarborough a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Redcliffe Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • North Lakes Resort Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Boondall Ice Rink (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Big Easy Golf Driving Range (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Nudgee Golf Club (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Doomben Racecourse (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Scarborough

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, December, February, January and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 84°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Scarborough

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Scarborough. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Settlement Cove Lagoon (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Redcliffe Botanic Gardens (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Sutton's Beach (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Tinchi Tamba Wetlands (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Shorncliffe Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • South Pine Sports Complex (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Scarborough

Fly into Brisbane, QLD (BNE), the closest airport, located 12.6 mi (20.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Scarborough?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 188 vacation rentals near Scarborough. From 77 Houses to 99 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 Marina: 599 vacation rentals
  • Story Bridge: 580 vacation rentals
  • Brisbane Auchenflower Station: 565 vacation rentals
  • Teneriffe Ferry Terminal: 587 vacation rentals
  • Southbank Parklands: 563 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 77 Houses in Scarborough. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Scarborough include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 99 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 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 Scarborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 51 vacation rentals with pool available in Scarborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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