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Make a self-catering beach house or holiday rental in Montauk, New York State, USA your home away from home

Montauk is the easternmost city in New York State, situated in the Hamptons, a desirable area on Long Island where many wealthy families have summer beach houses. It is just 100 miles from New York City and is the ocean playground for city dwellers in the summer.

Things to Do in Montauk, NY

Montauk is famous for its fishing and claims to have more saltwater fishing records than any other port in the world. Watch the commercial fishing fleet unloading their catch or take a trip on a fishing charter and enjoy sport fishing at its best. Book a place on a whale watching excursion from Montauk harbor for a thrilling trip. Whales, dolphins, seabirds and seals can all be seen from the water. Montauk holiday rentals are highly sought after by surfers. The resort has 5000 acres of pristine public beaches and parkland. Swimming, boating, golfing at Montauk Downs, hiking, horseback riding, cycling, bird watching and nature spotting make this a place with something for everyone.

Places to Visit Around Montauk, NY

Montauk is a major tourist destination and has six state parks in this nature-lovers paradise, so there are plenty of places to visit from your Montauk holiday home. The Hither Hills State Park is one of the most popular, with great outdoor recreation and beach access. The Montauk Point Lighthouse and Museum is a must-do. Another interesting local attraction is the Second House Museum at the entrance to the town. Montauk Manor is perched on the highest point and is a historic landmark that has been restored and turned into a hotel. Enjoy a meal in the restaurant and take in the panoramic coastal views.

Weather in Montauk, NY

Montauk holiday homes experience warm summers reaching 86°F (30°C) in mid-summer. In winter the temperatures drop below freezing particularly at night, although the surrounding waters keep Montauk warmer in winter and cooler in summer than the mainland. The area has most rainfall between May and October, with the possibility of showers at any time of year.

Travel to Montauk, NY

Montauk holiday rentals are served by several domestic airports including Block Island State (BID) airport which is 22 miles away by boat and Westerly State (WST) Airport. The New London-Orient Point Ferry regularly sails from the port of New London to Orient Point. International visitors should consider flights to T.F. Green Airport in Providence, RI or JFK International (JFK) Airport in New York City, 107 miles drive away. Pick up a hire car and drive along RT-27 East to Montauk. Other international flight hubs have connecting flights to the domestic airports listed above.

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