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