The R29 Beach House Takes Over Montauk

Photographed by Michael Woodcock.
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.
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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 miss you.


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Photographed by Annie Georgia Greenberg.
AGG's weekend essentials — let's hit the pool deck.
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Photographed by Annie Georgia Greenberg.
Harper's Bazaar's Chrissy Ford hanging out in the Beach House pool with a custom surfboard from Chubbysurf.
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Photographed by Annie Georgia Greenberg.
Tales of Endearment blogger and stylist Natalie Joos tanning poolside in a bikini by Acacia Swimwear in the middle of another Instagram snap. This is the first of many meta snaps taken over the weekend.
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Photographed by Jem Michael.
Inside the Beach House, the General Store is nearly all set up for guests to pick up swag and any beauty or hygiene essentials they forgot, like Secret's Scent Expressions and Destinations Collection.
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Photographed by Michael Woodcock.
Interior designer and architect Michael Woodcock, stylist Logan Horne, James, and AGG take a beach groupie.
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Photographed by Annie Georgia Greenberg.
Private beach, found.
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Photographed by Annie Georgia Greenberg.
Meta Polaroids.
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Photographed by Michael Woodcock.
No summer outing would be complete without a game of cornhole.
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Photographed by Annie Georgia Greenberg.
Another meta snap — AGG's selfie of selfies. And, shout out to Uber's Kitchensurfing weekend collaboration for the lunch.
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Photographed by Annie Georgia Greenberg.
James living the #hammocklife behind the Beach House.
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Photographed by Michael Woodcock.
AGG's instructions to her Vive stylist: "Make it look like two sparrows flew into my room and did hair." As for James' cornrows, she just wanted to try 'em out.
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Photographed by Annie Georgia Greenberg.
The beautiful table setting and scene at Athena Calderone's dinner.
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Photographed by Annie Georgia Greenberg.
Joos does summer whites right in a Natalie Constantinidou silk skirt and a cropped Carven top at Calderone's dinner.
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Photographed by Annie Georgia Greenberg.
The crew dive into the freshest lobster ever for lunch at Duryea's Lobster Deck. The salty air blowing in from the ocean, the fresh seafood smell, and the melted butter — really, this picture doesn't do much justice.

Duryea's Lobster Deck, 65 Tuthill Road, Montauk, NY; 631-668-2410.
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Photographed by Annie Georgia Greenberg.
Obligatory sunset pic to round out an epic weekend. Ready for the next one?
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