Houses to rent by the sea in Elie, Fife

Elie is a very popular summer holiday destination and therefore has great facilities for young and old alike. There is a water sports centre, golf, tennis, walking, and lots more to do on your doorstep. The village is well served by a good deli, cafes and pubs. The 2 mile beach is one of several lovely beaches along this very beautiful coast.

The East Neuk of Fife, in which Elie is one of several villages, is extremely pretty. The fishing villages along the coast are well worth exploring and you can find lots of interesting places to visit including The Pottery in Crail, The East Pier Smoke House in St Monans, The Coco Tree in Pittenweem and many galleries (the area is renowned for being home to 32 working artists), and lots more.

St Andrews is only 20 minutes away with its world famous golf courses, history and cultural heritage. There are approximately 150 eateries in St Andrews so lots of choice for everyone!

If you like visiting historic houses both Kellie Castle, with its magnificent gardens, and Cambo House are close by.

Elie beach
  • Airports - Edinburgh 45 minutes
    Dundee 45 mins
  • Stations - Marchinch 20 mins drive
  • Pubs, cafes and restaurants in village
  • Golf
  • Watersports
  • Walking
  • Fife Coastal Path
  • Boat trips
  • Beaches
  • Historic houses
  • Gardens


From Edinburgh head to Leven and follow the coastal road to Elie.

Elie, Fife KY9 Scotland

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Self-catering accommodation in Fife.

Find self-catering in Elie and is a great place to stay if you want to explore the East Neuk of Fife. Ideal if you are a large or small group as the houses in the village sleep from 2 - 14 - 22. Elie has a legendary sandy beach and with a golf course and water sports and it's understandably a very popular holiday destination for families.