Montauk Real Estate

A youthful and effervescent seaside getaway along the eastern edge of Long Island

Located at the very tip of Eastern Long Island, the neighborhood of Montauk is home to some of the best waterfront views, endless outdoor activities, and luxury dining experiences. Montauk is a favorite neighborhood to live in year-round and provides residents and guests with exceptional East Coast weather and breathtaking views. From panoramic ocean sunsets to charming cafes and boutiques, Montauk is the cozy paradise and family-friendly community of the Hamptons. 

What to Love

  • The youthful and vibrant atmosphere of the community 
  • Numerous upscale restaurants to choose from
  • Beautiful, year-round scenery and epic, panoramic sunsets

Local Lifestyle

Highly nautical, the neighborhood of Montauk is perfect for those seeking adventure out on the open water. Montauk features some of the best surf spots along the east coast, and many residents enjoy peaceful days kayaking, canoeing, or swimming along with one of many pristine beaches. Families, young professionals, and retirees call Montauk home, as it’s the best place to settle down and live a more intentional, slower lifestyle. However, while the pace of life may be slow, there is no shortage of things to do in the Montauk area. Choose from many exceptional restaurants, and browse the boutiques and shops downtown. Enjoy days spent outside exploring nature, or relax on your quaint porch overlooking the water. There is something for everyone in Montauk.

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

Harvest on Fort Pond has been a Montauk favorite for over 25 years. With Italian-inspired fare and homegrown produce, Harvest offers some of the best organic meals on Long Island. Located right on the water, the restaurant provides guests with stunning sunsets on the open-air patio and serves creative meals with a Tuscan flair. Try the linguini with clams, a grilled pizza, or the chicken Milanese. 

The Surf Lodge Hotel and Restaurant offers contemporary coastal cuisine with ingredients from local Long Island farmers in a bohemian-style restaurant. Specializing in alfresco dining, The Surf Lodge gets their catch of the day directly from the fishing boats in the Montauk harbors. Book a stay at the hotel to experience the impeccable luxury of Montauk. The Surf Lodge also boasts an excellent entertainment scene, regularly hosting concerts and musical performances. With gorgeous seaside rooms and the best coastal cuisine, The Surf Lodge is a community staple.

Sel Rrose brings an avant-garde and trendy restaurant to Montauk. Drawing inspiration from Rrose Selavy, Marcel Duchamp’s alter-ego, owner Kristin Vincent seeks to bring the spirit of friendship and conversation over fine wine on a summer evening to Sel Rrose. The dining space is light, bright, and airy and features black and white floral wallpaper and high-back booths. Menu items include a raw bar, shrimp and scallop pasta, and white truffle fries paired with an elegant cocktail menu. 

Things to Do

The Montauk Lighthouse is a National Historic Landmark located at the very tip of Eastern Long Island. The lighthouse boasts 360° views of Block Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean, and it is the oldest lighthouse in the state of New York. The museum is located in the 1860 Keeper’s House and showcases historical artifacts and photos of Montauk within its historic walls and hosts many events throughout the year, like the “Lighting the Light” holiday tradition.

Camp Hero State Park is 415 acres of beautiful, diverse landscapes through wooded areas and along the Atlantic Ocean. Featuring a military installation, maritime forests, dramatic bluffs, and ample hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, Camp Hero in Montauk’s best location to explore the beauty of nature. Another outdoor favorite spot is Ditch Plains Beach, a surfer’s paradise in the Hamptons. Featuring cliffside views and the best waves around, Ditch Plains is the go-to spot for adventure seekers and casual beachcombers. The beach also has its own food shack, the Ditch Witch, and serves burritos, wraps, and salads.

Montauk is known for its surfing scene; if you’re a seasoned pro, or even if you’ve never tried the sport before, head over to Ditch Plains Beach to catch some waves! After working up an appetite, grab a bite to eat at the Ditch Witch, the beach’s iconic snack spot. Surfers will also have a blast riding the waves at Napeague Beach. Montauk frequently hosts events for A Walk on Water, a surf therapy organization that benefits children with special needs and their families.


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