Daily Pampering: May in Montauk

Spring is here! White pants and flip flops are forcing their way out of closets and everyone along the east coast is digging out their sunscreen as they reimerge from winter hibernation. To celebrate the start of the season, the Montauk Yacht Club in New York‘s Hamptons has a few spring offers to help set the mood for May. Break out your sear sucker suit and board your yacht, baby.

Montauk Uncorked – Chef Robbin Haas will host the first Montauk Uncorked wine tasting event. Enjoy sips from Lieb Cellars, Wolfer, Raphael, Martha Clara, Robert Oatley, Southern and Empire wineries paired with bites from local eateries including The Gulf Coast Kitchen by Robbin Haas, East by Northeast and The Harvest. The event is $30 per person and takes place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on May 2, 2010.

Size Doesn’t Matter – The marina is offering a special rate through May 31: dockage rates are $2.50 per foot, per day. Offer is based upon availability, transient rates and cannot be combined with any other special offers, including long term berthing agreements. Rate includes berthing only.

Tennis, anyone? — Starting May 1, 2010, the Gotham Tennis Academy, New York City’s premier operator of tennis programs, will offer tennis training for players or all ages and levels at its Hamptons location. Montauk guests can take advantage of the opening GTA package that offers two hours per day of tennis customized each players skill level, including a one hour private lesson and a one hour group clinic (either cardio tennis or adult group) and unlimited, complimentary court time (based on availability). This package is $150 per person, per day.

Memorial Day Weekend – Celebrate the start to summer with back yard BBQs, poolside shindigs, beach front soirees, and live performances in the Barracuda bar. There’s too much to tell, make reservations now or miss out on all the fun.

The Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina features 107 guest rooms; 23 Villa Cottages; 232-slip full-service, megayacht Marina; fine dining and cocktails at the Gulf Coast Kitchen, Hurricane Alley, Barracuda Bar and Turtle Lounge; the full-service SPA MYC, SALON MYC and fitness center; a private beach and three swimming pools; Har-tru lighted tennis courts; easy access to fishing and water sports; and 10,000-feet of indoor meeting and event space plus the expansive Great Lawn that can accommodate large-scale tented events up to 1,000 people.

St. Pat’s Day starts early in East Hampton

It’s time to get your green on.

The Montauk Yacht Club in East Hampton New York has had it with the snow and is prepping for summer weather by opening the resort a few weeks early. The Long Island resort has decided to open its doors on St. Patrick’s Day, a few weeks before its normal opening season and just over a month from now.

If you’ve always wanted to party like P-Diddy in the Hamptons, but you don’t have Diddy-dollars, this is your deal. To celebrate the signaling of Spring, the Montauk is hosting a lucky break rate starting at $109/night (promo code: GREEN), and the resort will offer free shuttles to the Montauk St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 22, 2010 from 12:30pm-4pm.

The Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina is located on 35-acres of waterfront property at the East End of Long Island, New York. The see-and-be-seen celebs converge during the summer season and guests can stay at one of the 107 guest rooms, 23 villas or dock at one of the 232-slips in the yacht marina.