Destination guide

The beachside setting of Montauk is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Montauk. Renowned for its boating, surfing and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Montauk

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Montauk for its boating and cycling. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Montauk a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Montauk Racquet Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Walking Dunes Trailhead (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • LongHouse Reserve (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Sag Harbor State Golf Course (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Channing Daughters Winery (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Montauk

Travellers enjoy Montauk for its boating. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Montauk

Travellers love Montauk for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Montauk. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • South Edison Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Kirk Park Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Shadmoor State Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Fort Pond Bay Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Montauk Downs State Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Ditch Plains Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Montauk

The nearest airport is in Montauk, NY (MTP), located 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field), which is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Montauk Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Montauk?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,200 holiday lettings around Montauk. From 1,050 houses to 60 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Montauk?

Filling your lungs with fresh ocean air, basking in the abundant sunshine and losing all track of time. Now that's the sort of amazing vacay you deserve. HomeAway has 424 beachside rental properties. Of course, that might not work for the whole group. Fortunately, HomeAway has tons more options, including:

  • 192 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 149 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 145 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Montauk?

Instead of staying in a cookie-cutter, chain hotel room this holiday, you could just go for an entire house. You'll feel like part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 1,033 options listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £192 a night. Or maybe you'd rather choose one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cottage: 62 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £133 per night.
  • Condo: 33 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £99 per night.
  • Estate: 14 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £384 per night.

Can I stay in Montauk in a large group?

Holidays spent with your loved ones can be tons of fun, particularly when you're staying under the same roof somewhere new! If you're travelling with a big group, HomeAway can help you out. House holiday rentals are the preferred option for larger sized groups, with 370 featured here. The lodging options that can provide for large groups around here include:

  • Are you on the hunt for places that can fit 8 of you? We have 786 that will be perfect. Prices begin from just £269 per night.
  • Looking for a holiday property for 6 guests? We have 542 that will suit. You can book one for as little as £192 per night.
  • Travelling with 10 guests? We've got 338 accommodation for rent that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £305 a night.

You and all your mates will be in good hands when you plan your Montauk adventure through us!