Fort Pond, a large freshwater lake, spans a distance from the village north to Fort Pond Bay, which is a large bay on the Long Island Sound side of Montauk. Several hotels and restaurants rim the lake and also the bay, and the Montauk Manor sits on a high hill overlooking it all.
Places to Stay
MONTAUK MANOR RESORT
236 Edgemere Street
Historic, grand building with a beautiful vaulted rotunda and old-world character on a 12-acre hill with views of Gardiner’s Bay and Block Island Sound. One of Montauk’s most storied structures. Ample parking on site with shuttle bus services. 140 studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartments with indoor and outdoor pools, tennis, kitchens, A/C, and wi-fi. A restaurant on premises serves guests and the public. Open all year.
THE STONE LION INN
51 Edgemere Street 631-668-7050
Eleven newly decorated suites and duplexes, all with private balconies overlooking Fort Pond with A/C and kitchenettes. It’s a quick walk to the village and ocean beaches. Restaurant and bar on premises. No children or pets. Open all year.
88 Firestone Road
Open late March – November
Located on the Block Island Sound, overlooking Gardiner’s Island and Fort Pond Bay 18 units with kitchenettes, restaurant.
183 Edgemere Street
On lazy summer days, The Surf Lodge provides a resting ground to find calm within a sense of community. On weekends, revelers enjoy an unparalleled lineup of concerts, artist residencies, fitness classes, exceptional dining and the many adventures Montauk has to offer.
90 Second House Road
Sole East is a hip spot with a stunningly beautiful courtyard containing a full-ser-vice restaurant and lounge, swimming pool and expansive lawn with mature trees and landscaping. Entertainment and weekend pool parties feature in season. 60 renovated rooms, one bedroom suites, and 7 garden suites. Heated pool, gardens with wood-burning fire pits, wi-fi, IPOD docking stations. Popular for receptions and wedding parties. Pets welcome. May thru October.