Where to stay around Scarborough?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 163 holiday lettings near Scarborough. From 83 Condos/Apartments to 71 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Scarborough is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Scarborough?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Scarborough. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Scarborough Marina: 556 holiday lettings
  • Teneriffe Ferry Terminal: 497 holiday lettings
  • Brisbane Botanic Gardens: 487 holiday lettings
  • Brisbane City Hall: 490 holiday lettings
  • New Farm Park: 500 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Scarborough?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 83 Condos/Apartments in Scarborough. Our other popular types of Scarborough holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I rent waterfront rentals in Scarborough?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 36 waterfront rentals in Scarborough. You have also many other possibilities in Scarborough area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 23 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 4 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Scarborough?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 41 holiday homes with pool available in Scarborough. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Scarborough, Australia, Your Home Away From Home

    The residential suburb of Scarborough is part of the Moreton Bay area, and is situated at the most northern point of the Redcliffe peninsular, on the Queensland coastline in Australia. Long a popular weekend break spot for residents of Brisbane, it is gaining in popularity as a vacation destination for people from around the world. A range of accommodation prospects are available to cater for holidaymakers needs, with a holiday rental apartment in Scarborough being among the best choices. Suitable for couples, families or groups of friends, the property features a well appointed kitchen, which may be of some use if dining out every night is not appealing.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Scarborough, Australia

    The great thing about being on holiday, is that it gives more time to enjoy leisure activities that it might not be otherwise possible to do during everyday life. As the self catering accommodation in Scarborough is very close to the beach, it goes without saying, that the first choice for many people is to try their hand at watersports. Swimming, diving, snorkelling, windsurfing and sailing are all great ways to enjoy the water. On land, hiking, cycling, golf and tennis can be tried.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Scarborough, Australia

    Although it might be tempting to stay by the beach during a holiday in Scarborough, there are a number of places of interest that can be visited on one or more day trips. The most obvious place to visit, is Brisbane which is less than a half hours drive away. This modern, cosmopolitan city has skyscrapers, museums, art galleries and parks that can all be enjoyed, and at night, there are dozens of bars and clubs to choose from. Other places of interest to visit include Moreton Bay during whale watching season which runs between June and November, and the famous Australia Zoo.

    Weather in Scarborough, Australia

    The climate of the area around the holiday rental apartment in Scarborough can be described as being largely a humid, subtropical one. This means that the summers are hot and humid, whilst the winters are dry and warm. Between November and March, thunderstorms are commonplace, and although it lays in a cyclone area, cyclones are rare. The average daily high temperatures between November and march are 30 degrees, and from May through to October it is 26 degrees. This winter period also coincides with the lowest rainfall.

    Travel to Scarborough, Australia

    For most people considering staying at self catering accommodation in Scarborough, Brisbane Airport (BNE) will be the point of entry into the country. This international airport has flights to and from cities around the world, although because of the distances involved, there are no direct flights to the UK. Instead, a connection would need to be made in one of the Asian hubs such as Singapore or Kuala Lumpur, and airlines that might be made use of include Qantas, and Virgin.

    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 holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Scarborough a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • 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)

    Seasonal weather in Scarborough

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, December, February, January and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Scarborough

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

    • 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)