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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Long Island, New York your home away from home

Long Island lies just to the east of better-known New York City on Manhattan and the two islands are joined by the Brooklyn Bridge. Long Island is both the longest and the largest island on the contiguous United States, measuring 118 miles long and just 20 miles wide. Being so close to the city it is a popular place for commuters to live and is popular for its beaches and recreation too. Holiday rentals on Long Island make a great base for exploring this diverse area, from the city sights of New York to the quiet rural lanes of Suffolk County.

Things to Do in Long Island, New York

A holiday rental in Long Island provides the perfect base for long barefoot walks on the sand, climbing to the top of the lighthouse to enjoy the sea views, sampling local wines at the Long Island vineyards or visiting one of the stately homes and gardens which are open to visitors. Long Island is also well-known for its top golf courses, its sailing and fishing charters, horseracing, sporting events and children’s activities. Take a cruise through the wetlands, go seal spotting or take a leisurely dinner cruise around the island. Long Island is also renowned for its shopping with high fashion malls, outlet malls and a host of specialty shops.

Places to Visit in Long Island, New York

The Hamptons are located on the South Fork of Long Island and the area includes the delightful towns of Southampton and East Hampton, along with the tiny hamlets of Sag Harbor, Water Mill and Bridgehampton. Enjoy the beaches, museums and fine dining whilst celebrity spotting! Mantauk boasts some of the best sand and surf in the area and has a very “un-hamptons” surfer culture. Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, the summer residence of President Theodore Roosevelt can be toured to see where the family entertained heads of state. For a home on an even grander scale, visit the restored Oheka Castle which was built in the style of a magnificent French château. On a cultural theme, the Nassau County Museum of Art has an exceptional collection of artworks, including an outdoor sculpture garden.

Weather in Long Island, New York

Long Island has long humid summers and cool wet winters, tempered by the Atlantic sea breezes. The north and west of the island has some snowfall with average temperatures as low as 3°C (37°F). During the summer temperatures reach an average 30°C (86°F) and the area has low rainfall throughout the year.

Travel to Long Island, New York

Many visitors staying at a holiday rental on Long Island choose to drive to this pretty area, but for those who wish to fly, there are three airports nearby. JFK International (JFK), La Guardia (LGA) and Long Island MacArthur (ISP) Airport are all conveniently close, providing a choice of flights to almost anywhere in the world.

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