The Surf Lodge, located on 183 Edgemere Street returns to Montauk for another fun-filled summer. Whether it’s to enjoy organic fresh seafood, or to indulge in a refreshing cocktail on the back deck that overlooks the water, The Surf Lodge provides its costumers with a true bohemian vibe. It’s a place that thrives on the idea of relaxation and being able to “chill-out” from the chaos of the City.
The Surf Lodge offers beautiful sunsets, and live music until 9 p.m. It also provides customers with 19 beach-themes rooms and daily shuttle service to and from the beach.
But if cheap drink specials, loud music, and not ending your night till the wee-hours of the morning is more of your calling than consider The Sloppy Tuna, your new home for the summer. The Sloppy Tuna is located on 148 Emerson Avenue. The beachfront restaurant bar & club has become the number one hot spot for 20-something-year olds for its notorious “Sloppy Tuna-Derby’s” on Mondays (you just have to see it to believe it!) The bar features live music during the weekend days and includes DJ and special events every night of the week including “Tacos & Tequila Wednesdays,” and their legendary “Ladies Night” every Tuesday and Thursday. This establishment also provides full lunch, dinner, and late night dining service.
If you’re escaping the burdens of the weekdays, Sole East, located on 90 Second House Road, is a 26-room motel located right in the heart of Montauk Village for you. Sole East is known for its spectacular scenery and laid back vibes. It offers unique, bungalow-like rooms, a heated pool, 2.5 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, bamboo walkways and fine cuisine. Sole East’s very own “Backyard Restaurant” dishes are inspired by fresh, natural ingredients. The restaurant is open seven days a week and encourages casual visitors to enjoy its amenities.
If you’re traveling with your family, Navy Beach, 16 Navy Road, provides a Montauk, family-friendly environment. According to their website, Navy Beach won the Long Island Restaurant News Finest Plate Award for Best View, as well as the runner-up spots for Best Restaurant and Best Bar Scene. It’s a laid-back restaurant serving coastal cuisine and kid-friendly comfort food.
Montauk wouldn’t be Montauk if it wasn’t for the unique atmosphere of Rushmeyers located on 161 2nd House Road. Originally built in 1952 as a summer camp, has newly been renovated into a “nautical sleep-away retreat camp” for adults! Rushmeyers encourages the laid-back feel with 19 cabins. The establishment is equipped with teepees and hammocks, tree house, spa-treatment room, yoga, and several other features to accommodate anybody’s needs. Rushmeyers also offers endless nights of dancing at the Electric Eel club, which hosts DJs and live bands and classic signature cocktails.
Saturdays see a DJ spinning at Banzai Burger on the Napeague stretch and there’s somethin’ shakin’ at Gurney’s Inn every night of the week.
If your choice of luxury lifestyle is spending a quiet evening with a loved one overlooking the beauty of Montauk’s scenery or spending the day fishing or surfing, indulging in fresh organic cuisine, or even partaking in a wild night of cheap shots and a bad hangover, Montauk provides a uniquely bohemian atmosphere for any age to enjoy and remember.