There's nothing quite like New York City in the summer. The scent of garbage infiltrates the air, A/C units are constantly leaking, and the subway platform temps rival that of your oven. So, while an Aperol Spritz can alleviate some of those summer bummers, another way to escape the city's hottest season is by planning a little getaway to an Airbnb beach house. And if you're looking to stay close to home, we've got you covered with 11 rentals just outside the city.
If you thought your only seaside escape was a house in the Hamptons, think again. These stylish rentals give you access to plenty of alternative beaches, from Fire Island to Ocean City. To make your vacation planning just a little simpler, we went ahead and collected the best beach rentals in and around New York City. Accessible by subway, train, or car in under a few hours, these houses are the perfect spots to plan a quick trip.
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