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5 Reasons to Visit the Hamptons Year-Round

A local’s guide: Five great reasons to visit The Hamptons in the spring, summer and fall.


Villa Italian Specialties, East Hampton

At first glance, this looks much like any other Italian deli with its trays of artichoke hearts, peppers, racks of pasta and olive oils, etc. But the nectar of the gods lies in the sandwiches prepared on warm focaccia, filled with fresh grilled chicken, pesto, peppers, home-made mozzarella and some kind of secret dressing that is orgasmically delicious.

5 Reasons to Visit the Hamptons Year-Round

It doesn’t look like much, but it’s to-die-for delicious!

Based on the premise that all delicious things are either immoral, illegal or fattening, I have to assume these sandwiches can inflict some kind of irreparable harm on those who consume them, but they are too good for that to matter. “Life is short,” I justify to myself as I sink my teeth in.

The best treat of all is to eat one of these sandwiches at the beach, and then walk it off. Or, on an escalating scale of happiness, you can share the sandwich (and some of the guilt and avoirdupois) with a loving friend and then walk on the beach hand in hand. The ‘Villa Tiramisu’ is pretty fab too, but that’s only for when I feel completely reckless about my waistline and my arteries.

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Frederica Pellman was born and raised in London, and educated at a private convent in Notting Hill Gate. She moved to the West Village, NYC with one of her sisters - they had no jobs, no contacts, no place to stay and virtually no money! After a brief but memorable stay at a hotel, they found jobs, friends and an apartment, and eventually husbands. She now she lives in Southampton and spends her time writing, walking, and working as a life coach.

Reader Discussion: 123 Comments

  1. Jaime Mcgee

    Take a weekend getaway at Hamptons. If you’re a first-time vacationer looking for awesome things to do in the Hamptons, Urbanette’s got you.

  2. Shelley Gibbs

    The Hamptons is my dream summer getaway destination and I;m glad my parents finally allowed me to be with my friends,did a lot of research about the place and I just made a hotel reservation recently. Can’t wait!

  3. Anne Hogan

    Of all the New York beaches, the Hamptons and Montauk have a reputation as the land reserved for the rich and pretentous.

  4. Evelyn Higgins

    Over the years I’ve discovered a very different side to this coastal getaway. Low=key seafood shacks, antique shops, and beautiful beaches.

  5. Roxanne Andarson

    Finding a great place to stay for a short weekend in the Hamptons is very challenging because hotel options are limited.

  6. Anita Cortez

    There’s so much you can do in Hamptons. If you’ere a first-timer vacationer looking for aweseom things to do in the Hamptons, you’re in the write blog because Urbanette got you covered!

  7. Marian Cox

    At last! Ubanette featured Hamptons. Good article! Love this place.

  8. Clara Lopez

    Aww take me back. This where my husband proposed to me. Remembering Hamptons. Such a lovely place.

  9. Amy Bailey

    We are coming to see Hamptons one day! Hehe

  10. Eloise Hines

    I want to live here! So peaceful and I love the beaches! Hope to be there again someday soon. 🙂

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