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Finding Your Perfect Summer Rental in Montauk

By HRES Staff Writer - December 26, 2018
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Ah, the Hamptons! Well known as the stomping grounds and perfect summer getaway to the world’s rich and famous, this string of seaside communities is one where you can go to see and be seen or just some take some much needed time out to relax.

Nestled among these communities is one of New York’s best-kept secrets, Montauk. The town is full of great restaurants, bed and breakfasts, shops and hotels. Visitors can walk the coast of Lake Montauk, visit the Montauk Lighthouse Museum or hike through the natural beauty of Montauk Point State Park, Paumanok Path or Shadmoor State Park. Or if partying is more your thing, there are plenty of opportunities for having fun in Montauk as well.

If you are looking to visit Montauk this summer, there are several great options for Montauk summer rentals. Here are some you might want to consider.

Surf Club Resort

There’s a reason this resort is one of the most popular ones in town. The 92 individually decorated units offer just the right amount of Zen with direct beach access and they are just a five-minute walk to the shops and restaurants of downtown. There’s also a pool, fitness center and tennis court on site. Choose from one or two bedroom houses each of which has two floors, separate bedrooms, private decks, and Wi-Fi.
Beach Plum Resort: If you’re looking for a homey ambiance, the Beach Plum Resort may be the perfect Montauk summer rental for you. Simple and laid back, each unit is privately owned so décor will vary but is generally tasteful and nautical in style. Studios, one and two bedroom units and townhouses are available and each comes with air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, a living area, full kitchen, patios, and balconies, many of which have ocean views. The resort also has a backyard area with picnic tables, barbecue grills, and a bike rack. Fitness classes and yoga are offered during the summer months.

Montauk Manor

Known as a glamorous getaway in the 1920s, the manor still holds onto much of its old style charm. Guests can enjoy the red brick Tudor Revival style hotel which is surrounded by 12 acres of well-maintained lawns and gardens. Views include those of the Atlantic Ocean, Gardiner’s Bay, and Block Island Sound. The property offers 140 privately owned condo style units including one, two and three bedroom suites. Because suites are privately owned, features may vary but they all have kitchens or kitchenettes which allow on-premise cooking. The property also offers two pools, bocce and shuffleboard courts, a putting green, a spa, and an Italian restaurant.

Beachcomber Resort at Montauk

This resort’s shaker shingled exterior and blue and white awnings make it almost synonymous with exactly what you would expect from Montauk summer rentals. It sits beachfront and offers 88 individually decorated multi-room units with air conditioning, full kitchens, living areas, and balconies. The vibe is laid back and maybe a welcome relief from the partying crowds for some. Amenities include a heated pool, tennis court, sauna, and free Wi-Fi.

The Montauk Soundview Resort Hotel

With its proximity to Napeague Bay, this resort offers great views and a low key vibe. The décor varies in its studios, two bedroom units and two bedroom cottages, but is mainly beachy and nautical. Each contains a full kitchen or kitchenette, television with cable and free Wi-Fi. The property also offers an outdoor pool, coin-operated laundry room and a grill by the water.

Driftwood on the Ocean

This quiet, family-friendly property sits on the beach and offers an uncrowded stretch of sand. It features privately owned, cottage style units including studios and one and two bedrooms. All rooms have free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, ceiling fans, flat screen TVs, irons and coffee makers. Strolling the property, you can find well-kept lawns, barbecue grills, picnic tables, playgrounds, basketball, tennis and shuffleboard courts, and a large outdoor pool.

Kenny’s Tipperary Inn

The most ‘motel style’ of all the properties included in this list of Montauk summer rentals, Kenny’s Tipperary Inn is a peaceful location that’s far from the hustle and bustle of downtown and about a five-minute walk from Lake Montauk and the Block Island Ferry. All units have living areas with sofa beds, dining areas, and kitchens. There is also a Zen garden and pool area on the site.

Hartman’s Briney Breezes Motel

The Briney Breezes Motel is a family friendly motel with a great location by the water, close to the Montauk town center. It’s 44 rooms are designed with small groups and families in mind. They are laid out like apartments with fully equipped kitchenettes, seating and dining areas, sofa beds and shared balconies or patios. Amenities include free parking, barbecue grills, a heated outdoor pool, a green space and reserved tee times for guests at the local golf course.

Cottage by the Sea

Of course, there are a number of Montauk Summer Rentals that can provide a bit more privacy and are meant for small groups and families. One of these is the Cottage by the Sea. This 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom cottage has room for 6 guests and features an outdoor shower experience. Pets are welcome. The location is near to Lake Montauk where there is plenty of fun to be had including boating, fishing, and miniature golf.

Montauk Cottages

Another more private option, Montauk Cottages consists of two privately owned cottages adjacent to each other located in Hither Hills, an oceanside section of Montauk. Each cottage has two bedrooms and one bath is air-conditioned and has a full kitchen. Some rooms have skylights and both cottages have glass sliding doors that provide access to outdoor areas. Best of all, rental of either building includes key access to four private parking lots for a mile of the sandy beach under the supervision of the Montauk Beach Property Owner Association.
Summer is not far that far away! Consider these terrific Montauk summer rentals for your peaceful getaway or nonstop party destination.

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