We love to brag about New York in the summer — rooftop bars are open, restaurant waits are shorter, and the parks are green. But, by the time it's August, we have to confront the truth: There is no substitute for getting out of town. So, when we were handed the keys to the R29 Beach House
, we knew exactly where to go for an epic escape.
With the help of Secret
, senior style editor Annie Georgia Greenberg invited a handful of friends out (including Chrissy Ford of Harper's Bazaar
, Natalie Joos of Tales of Endearment
, and Lucky
's Attie James) to our Montauk home away from home for a nonstop, 48-hour adventure. We lounged by the pool, kicked back in hammocks, and stumbled onto a secluded beach. Whether or not it was private is still up for discussion.
Questionable trespassing aside, it was the grown-up version of a house party with close buds, good vibes, and tons of had-to-be-there moments. Get in on the action ahead, and stay tuned for next weekend's insider recap for major FOMO. New York, we don't
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