Destination guide

The beachside setting of Montauk is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Montauk. Renowned for its boating, surfing and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Montauk

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Montauk for its boating and cycling. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Montauk a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Montauk Racquet Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Walking Dunes Trailhead (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • LongHouse Reserve (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Sag Harbor State Golf Course (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Channing Daughters Winery (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Montauk

Travellers enjoy Montauk for its boating. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Montauk

Travellers love Montauk for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Montauk. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • South Edison Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Kirk Park Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Shadmoor State Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Fort Pond Bay Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Montauk Downs State Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Ditch Plains Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Montauk

The nearest airport is in Montauk, NY (MTP), located 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field), which is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Montauk Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Montauk?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,168 holiday rentals around Montauk. From 1,027 holiday houses to 34 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Montauk is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Montauk?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Montauk. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Culloden Shores: 60 holiday rentals
  • Montauk Airport (MTP): 1,585 holiday rentals
  • Ditch Plains Beach: 1,371 holiday rentals
  • Hither Woods Preserve: 1,896 holiday rentals
  • Gin Beach: 1,568 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Montauk! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Montauk?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Montauk with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • East Hampton: 2,405 holiday homes
  • Sag Harbor: 2,245 holiday homes
  • Stonington: 362 holiday homes
  • New London: 644 holiday homes
  • Westerly: 458 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Montauk?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Montauk are:

  • Montauk Airport (MTP): 1,585 holiday houses
  • Westerly State Airport (WST): 1,303 holiday houses
  • Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field): 1,401 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Montauk?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Montauk. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ditch Plains Beach: 1,371 holiday rentals
  • Hither Woods Preserve: 1,896 holiday rentals
  • Gin Beach: 1,568 holiday rentals
  • Walking Dunes Trailhead: 2,102 holiday rentals
  • Hither Hills State Park: 1,759 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Montauk listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.