The Hamptons on New York’s Long Island is best known for its upscale, beautiful and pristine white sandy beaches, with upscale attractions and beautiful, affluent occupants. Some even call the Hamptons beaches some of the best in the world. This is a popular weekend destination for City Dwellers, as access from the City is only a couple hours drive (or a helicopter ride) away. The Hamptons has both Ocean beaches and bay beaches, which tend to be calmer and less crowded. Some popular destinations are Main Beach in East Hampton, for a prototypical fancy beach; Georgica Beach in East Hampton, or more down to earth beaches out in Montauk. Boat rental. Puff & Putt in Montauk, Main Beach Surf * Sport in Wainscott by Georgica Pond. Uihlein’s in montauk. Sign up for a boating tour, or rent a boat for the day and take it out on the scenic waters. The Hamptons is also known for great fishing, horse riding, and tennis. Most notably, the Hamptons has excellent Golf in world-renowned courses like Montauk Downs State Park, the best public golf course. For $36 you can tee off. Or visit Bethpage in Farmingdale, the sight of 2002 US Open. If you have the coin to spare, rent a cottage in the Hamptons and get away from the city for a few days in the beautiful beach communities.