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MontaukUnited States of America

With its rugged coastline and a peaceful atmosphere, “The End” of Long Island has never felt more removed from city life.

Known as “The End,” to locals, Montauk is located at the easternmost tip on Long Island. Known for its pristine beaches and rugged landscape, the area is a favored getaway for New Yorkers. Montauk is bordered by Block Island Sound to the west and the Atlantic to the east.

The town has a unique history - its name originates from the Montaukett Tribe, who lived on the island until the mid-eighteenth century. Legend holds that notorious pirate Captain Kidd also buried treasure near Money Pond, at the northeastern tip of Montauk.

More than half of Montauk’s land is preserved, making it perfect for nature hikes and outdoor recreation. Surfers will find their own slice of heaven at Ditch Plains Beach, and families always flock to Hither Hills State Park. The park is known for its camping availability for those who enjoy a rustic getaway.

Even if water skiing, surfing, swimming, or kayaking isn’t your forte, you can still enjoy the outdoors on a whale watching cruise, where you’re guaranteed see plenty of ocean animals off the coast. Seals and seabirds are abundant throughout Montauk, so keep your eyes peeled for wildlife. The area is also renowned for its excellent fishing, so why not rent a charter boat and enjoy a day on the open ocean?

Enjoy a photo opportunity at Montauk Point Lighthouse, the first lighthouse to be built in New York. A museum detailing the area’s unique history is also onsite.

The village is filled with souvenir shops, and its bars frequently offer concerts and live entertainment. Eat your fill of fresh-caught seafood in one of Montauk’s many restaurants before settling in at your lodging for the night. You can walk around some sections of the island, but thanks to the rural nature of Montauk, it is most easily accessible via car.

Route 27 runs directly from New York City to Montauk, which are a 2.5 hour drive from one another. Alternatively, visitors can access “The End” via the Long Island Railroad as it runs from Manhattan into Montauk. JFK, Newark, and LaGuardia International Airports are all located in New York City.

Top hotels in Montauk

Montauk Manor
Montauk Manor
3.5 out of 5
236 Edgemere St., Montauk, NY
The price is AU$152 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.

Situated near the beach, this condominium resort is within 1 mile (2 km) of Shadmoor State Park, Fort Pond and Fort Pond Bay Beach. South Edison Beach and Montauk ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (391 reviews)

"Beautiful setting a top of hill overlooking the ocean."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2021

Montauk Manor
Gurney's Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa
Gurney's Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa
4 out of 5
290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY
The price is AU$335 per night from 7 Feb. to 8 Feb.

Nestled on the beach, this Montauk resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Shadmoor State Park, Montauk County Park and Camp Hero State Park. Montauk Marine Basin and ...

4.2/5Excellent! (373 reviews)

"Friendly staff, great good and amazing experience"…"

Reviewed on 10 Jan. 2021

Gurney's Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa
Born Free Suites by the Sea
Born Free Suites by the Sea
3 out of 5
115 South Emerson Avenue, Montauk, NY
The price is AU$149 per night from 7 Feb. to 8 Feb.

Situated near the beach, this condo is within a 5-minute walk of South Edison Beach and Kirk Park Beach. Fort Pond and Second House Museum are also within 15 ...

4.2/5Excellent! (135 reviews)

"Always very efficient check in - perfect location in town. Beach is 300 feet away. My room had great view of ocean. Loved it! Pat H."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2021

Born Free Suites by the Sea
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Holiday Rentals in Montauk

Montauk Manor
Montauk Manor
3.5 out of 5
236 Edgemere St., Montauk, NY
The price is AU$152 per night from 25 Jan. to 26 Jan.

Situated near the beach, this condominium resort is within 1 mile (2 km) of Shadmoor State Park, Fort Pond and Fort Pond Bay Beach. South Edison Beach and Montauk ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (391 reviews)

"Beautiful setting a top of hill overlooking the ocean."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan. 2021

Montauk Manor
Born Free Suites by the Sea
Born Free Suites by the Sea
3 out of 5
115 South Emerson Avenue, Montauk, NY
The price is AU$149 per night from 7 Feb. to 8 Feb.

Situated near the beach, this condo is within a 5-minute walk of South Edison Beach and Kirk Park Beach. Fort Pond and Second House Museum are also within 15 ...

4.2/5Excellent! (135 reviews)

"Always very efficient check in - perfect location in town. Beach is 300 feet away. My room had great view of ocean. Loved it! Pat H."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2021

Born Free Suites by the Sea
The Surf Club
The Surf Club
3.5 out of 5
20 Surfside Avenue, Montauk, NY

Nestled on the beach, this Montauk condo is within a 15-minute walk of South Edison Beach, Kirk Park Beach and Fort Pond. Shadmoor State Park and Second House ...

4.2/5Very Good! (162 reviews)

"Very homey! Nice units and property. We had a great time"…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov. 2020

The Surf Club
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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