The Area Surrounding Our Hamptons Rentals
East Hampton, The heart of the Hamptons, incorporates the villages of East Hampton, Amagansett and Montauk. This quintessential vacation paradise is surrounded by water. The Atlantic Ocean abuts the south shore of East Hampton, while the northern shoreline is bounded by bays, sounds, and inlets. Water sports abound - whether it’s swimming, surfing, surf casting, deep sea fishing, whale watching, sailing, boating, or kayaking - the villages of East Hampton, Amagansett, and Montauk offer it all.
But it doesn’t stop there; this gem of the Hamptons has preserved almost half of its land as open space, leaving beaches, farms, forests, meadows and marshes in their pristine condition. This means vacationers don’t have to go far to find a quiet place to sunbathe, meditate, relax, hike, or bike. Just take one of the many public trails or a quiet country road and end up at your own special hideaway staying at one of our Hamptons rentals.
Golf enthusiasts’ can test their skills at the renowned Montauk Downs or for a shorter play, try either of the 9 hole courses at Poxabogue in nearby Sagaponack or the Sag Harbor Golf Course located on Barcelona Neck. Horseback riding is available at a number of nearby facilities with western trail rides available at the Deep Hollow Ranch and Rita’s stables in Montauk, or English style at Stony Hill Stables in Amagansett.
History buffs flock to the famous Montauk Lighthouse, commissioned in 1792 by George Washington. Or visit Montauk’s Second House Museum built in 1797. Tour the Mulford Farm, and the home of John Howard Payne, writer and composer of Home Sweet Home. Add to this a visit to East Hampton’s Hook Mill, and Clinton Academy to learn what life was like on the east end 300 years ago.
The arts abound in East Hampton, with Guild Hall, the cultural center of the community, offering theater, concerts, lectures, as well as exhibits of their collection of contemporary and historical fine art. The Jackson Pollock House in the hamlet of Springs gives visitors some insight into the lifestyle of this creative genius. Ashawagh Hall, also located in Springs, hosts a variety of art and other cultural events throughout the year. In addition, Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor offers a variety of cultural and entertainment venues.
Add to this the many, galleries great restaurants, world-class shopping and you have a vacation destination at one of our hotels in the Hamptons that’s hard to beat. With all of this the Hamptons are still just a short drive from the center of Manhattan.
Let one of the “Hamptons Rentals” specialists from Dune Resorts put you in the center of this vacation paradise with resorts and hotels in the Hamptons. Our combination of ocean front, village and bay front accommodations is bound to offer the location just right for you. Our extensive selection of accommodations means you can find the accommodation to fit your budget. Where you’re looking for a family retreat or a getaway for two; a close-to-everything Village location or a secluded beach front, there’s a Dune Resort for you. Our hotels in the Hamptons are uniquely situated to offer the vacationer the location of their choice and our prices are designed to accommodate travelers with all budgets. Call one of our resorts and hotels in the Hamptons today and let a Dune Resorts vacation specialist find the location that’s right for you.