On Location: The Hamptons, New York

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  • Marie Claire's fashion team hits the beaches of Long Island

    Marie Claires fashion team hits the beaches of Long Island

    We stayed at…

    The Baker House 1650 (bakerhouse1650.com), a high class country house-style B&B in East Hampton with seven plush rooms, glorious gardens, a pool and spa. Double rooms cost from £421 until 30 September, then from £301 until 29 November, including breakfast and those vital beach parking permits.

    Hamptons style: the garden at The Baker House 1650

    Our top five things to do…

    Join the happy seaside scene on the East Hampton sands.

    Go cycling (bermudabikes.com) and horseriding (deephollowranch.com).

    Buy a dress at Lily Pulitzer (55 Newtown Lane, lilypulitzer.com).

    Feast on homemade lobster ravioli at Bay Kitchen Bar (baykitchenbar.com).

    Have a sundowner at Wölffer Estate Wine Stand (wolffer.com).

    Sunny days: book at table at Bay Kitchen Bar

    Let’s go…

    British Airways (ba.com) flies to New York (JFK) from London Heathrow, from £428 return in September. East Hampton is a two-hour drive east. The Hamptons – The Delaplaine 2015 Long Weekend Guide (£5.48; Long Weekend Guides) has all the low-down, and see discoverlongisland.com.


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