About Montauk


Montauk is an intimate seaside hamlet set at the tip of Long Island's South Fork and is sometimes referred to as "The End", or as others would prefer to call it - "The Beginning".

But whether you consider it The Beginning or The End, Montauk is the Atlantic's introduction to The Hamptons with a style all its own. Montauk is laid back, casual and beach-oriented - more flip -flops than Stubbs & Wooton, and proud of it. Montauk, Long Island, NY is probably best known for its famous east coast surfing and world-renowned fishing. Surrounded by water on 3 sides, Montauk has a unique beauty. Undeveloped beaches and parks, soaring cliffs that overlook the rolling ocean waves, sandy beaches on the sound and Lake Montauk, and natural and fresh water ponds all add to the allure of this beach hamlet.

There are nearly 8 square miles of preserved state and county parks, and open land which cannot be developed, which accounts or 40 % of the local landscape. So whether you are enjoying the biking trails, hiking thru nature's beauty, riding horseback on the beach, or watching a spectacular sunset, we assure you that you will fall in love with Montauk from your very first experience.

At the eastern most point, you will find the Montauk Light House commissioned by President George Washington in 1792 and the oldest operating lighthouse in the country. Main Street enjoys restaurants, shops and family activities. Montauk Harbor offers world-class fishing and whale watching tours. No matter what your interest, Montauk has something to offer everyone.

It's no wonder Montauk continually attracts beach-goers, surfers and fishermen from around the world who are willing to either drive, take the train to the "last stop on LI" or fly into the quaint Montauk airport. Montauk is the ultimate in a beachfront living destination. Once you truly experience Montauk, no other address will do.

Montauk Community Resources
Montauk Chamber Commerce - 631.668.2428

Montauk Historical Society - 631.668.5340

Montauk School - 631.668.2474

East Hampton School District - 631.329.4100

US Post Office - 73 S Euclid Ave, Montauk

Montauk Library - 631.668.3377

Montauk Fire Department - 631.668.5695

East Hampton Town Police - 631.324.4140

Montauk Light House - 631.668.2544

Hampton Jitney - 631.283.4600

Hampton Luxury Liner - 631.537.5800