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PLEASE NOTE: JULY AND AUGUST AND HOLIDAY WEEKENDS ARE 3 NIGHT MINIMUM. Large, sunny bedroom with separate entrance and attached private bathroom. Queen bed and a comfortable loveseat in room. Also, separate porch to watch the great sunsets (and deer and rabbits). Walk to town and restaurants 1/3 mi. Prices are as stated on the calendar. HOLIDAY WEEKEND STAYS AND JULY AND AUGUST STAYS REQUIRE A 3 NIGHT MINIMUM. Thank you. Guests must be 25 years of age or older.
- Entire home
EH Rental Registry: 20-1927 A recently refinished modern beach house just steps from all Montauk has to offer! This Montauk beach house has been recently updated and tastefully decorated with modern luxuries including smart home capabilities, full Bluetooth audio throughout the house, high-end appliances, central AC, and an open concept design.
- Entire home
Beach house on quiet street, 200 yards to Montauk's best surfing beach, Ditch Plains. The house is a simple all white home with 2 decks, BBQ, bikes, kayak, and easy open floorplan. You can hear the ocean all day long on this hidden Montauk street. Easily walk or bike to the beach, where you find waves, food trucks in the summer & miles of sand and ocean heading west to Montauk.
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All about Montauk
For more than 4,000 years, the Montaukett Native Americans lived on these lands — hunting, fishing, and farming cattle and sheep. They used what is now Ditch Plains Beach as a lookout point, since the surrounding moorlands kept the beach hidden until it’s seen at the edge of the cliff. It’s from the Montaukett name that the hamlet of Montauk got its name. These days, locals tend to refer to the area as “The End,” since there is no land point beyond its borders. But with 5,000 acres of beach and parklands, getting to Montauk is simply the beginning of endless outdoor adventures.
How do I get around Montauk?
Whether you prefer planes, trains, automobiles — or bus or ferry — getting to Montauk means simply heading as far east on Long Island as you can get from New York City. Drivers can make the 120-mile trip from Manhattan by taking 495 East to Exit 70 for Manorville Road. From there, it’s south to Sunrise Highway (also known as Route 27) for the final 50 miles, passing through Bridgehampton, East Hampton, and Amagansett along the way. (It’s also 20 miles from Sag Harbor and 27 miles from Shelter Island.) Pack your patience, as the single throughway can get crowded on popular weekends, particularly in the summer. A jitney bus and the Long Island Railroad also provide service from Manhattan. The private Montauk Airport (MTP) has flights to New England destinations, including Rhode Island’s Block Island, while the Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) in Ronkonkoma offers more options, but is 70 miles away. Car and passenger ferries also run from New London, Connecticut.
When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Montauk?
The warm summer days serve as a magnet for weekenders looking to book one of the area’s vacation rentals, don their chicest beachwear, and bask in the comfortable temperatures in the 60s and 70s Fahrenheit. Winters hover in the upper 20s to mid-40s, so travelers generally stay away during the short days, since it isn’t just cold, but rainy and windy too. Fall and spring can range from the upper 30s to upper 60s, but it’s still no match for the peak outdoor season from mid-June to late September. As a peninsula surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and Block Island Sound, the ocean breeze can be strong at times, so a windbreaker or light jacket is recommended, even on sunny days.
What are the top things to do in Montauk?
Ditch Plains Beach
The further east you go in Long Island, the bigger the waves get. As the easternmost point, Ditch Plains is best known for its incredible surfing conditions. But sunbathers, swimmers, and dog walkers also frequent the lifeguarded beach.
Hither Hills State Park
The 1,755-acre park has a two-mile ocean beach, a 190-site campground, and a 40-acre freshwater lake for fishing, as well as a trail through the walking dunes.
Montauk Lighthouse Museum
At the tip of the peninsula is New York state’s oldest lighthouse, authorized under George Washington in 1792 and completed in 1796 — and still in use today. There are 137 iron steps to the top of the 110-foot tower, and the lights, which flash every five seconds, can be seen up to 19 nautical miles away.