The popular seaside resort of Bridgehampton is located in the area known as The Hamptons, this is towards the south-eastern side of Long Island, in New York State. The small town comes under the jurisdiction of the larger nearby settlement of Southampton. People take their holidays in Bridgehampton in order to take advantage of the great beaches that can be found in this part of the US. The Hamptons are a very attractive region and offers a huge choice of self catering accommodation for its American and international visitors alike.
The nearby beaches in Bridgehampton will prove to be one of the biggest draws if you travel to the area during the warmer summer months. Here you can enjoy activities such as swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, jet skiing, surfing, wind surfing and sailing. The kids will simply love to explore the rock pools on the beach, in the hope of discovering some interesting species of marine life. There are some nature trails to explore on your holidays in Bridgehampton, as well as some extremely picturesque coastal walks. Other activities to consider include golf, cycling, canoeing, fishing and pleasure boat rides.
The town of Bridgehampton itself offers a great array of tourist facilities and these include a selection of restaurants, bars and antique shops. The Hamptons are famous for the production of wine and therefore you may well wish to take a tour of a nearby winery and perhaps take a few bottles back to your self catering accommodation in Bridgehampton. You cannot come to Long Island without spending at least a full day in the awesome and cosmopolitan city of New York. Downtown Manhattan is only 95 miles away and all of the world-famous attractions are waiting for you. These include The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, The Empire State Building, Central Park and some of the best department stores in the whole world.
Visitors on their holidays in Bridgehampton can look forward to some truly amazing weather during the main summer months. In fact, average temperatures will regularly hit the high-twenties degrees Celsius. The winter is a little milder than other parts of New York State, but still a little too cold to enjoy many activities. Average daytime values are likely to be between 4 and 7 degrees Celsius. Rainfall is fairly evenly spread throughout the year.
The best airport for your holidays in Bridgehampton will be New York (JFK). This airport welcomes many flights to and from London Heathrow (LHR) and these are operated through British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Delta Airways, United Airways and American Airways.