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* Choice of top Hamptons rental locations near beaches!

* Swimming pools, decks, central-air, WiFi at all properties.

* Immaculate accommodations.


"The houses were fully modern, spotlessly clean, and perfectly suited for our family. The Kaufmans were wonderfully gracious and knowledgeable hosts. The experience was tremendous."

   George and Marion Curtis,
    guests, Denver, Colorado

"...just the thing to help you relax and recharge."

  Daily News, Seven In Heaven




Hamptons Vacations has been featured in the following major publications and news networks...

  • WCBS Newsradio NY (one of America's most listened to radio stations), April 5, 2014
    Michael Kaufman of Hamptons Vacations was interviewed for the radio report on high demand for Hamptons rentals for summer 2014
  • American Sky,"The Hamptons, NY - Best Beach Holidays", June 23, 2013
    United Kingdom-based travel agency recommends Hamptons Vacations for international travelers seeking a vacation home rental in the Hamptons.
  • HGTV,"Home Styles Guide: Architecture Videos", June 30, 2010
    HGTV selected "The Cape" (a Hamptons Vacations property) for inclusion in its "Home Styles" architecture series. Click here to watch HGTV video on Cape Cod designs.
  • Newsday,"R & R Close To Home", May 18, 2008
    Featured on the cover of Newsday's Travel section: "Island View, a 4-bedroom home with heated swimming pool, sweeping views and spectacular sunsets over Three Mile Harbor [in East Hampton]."
  • Business Week,"Strong Summer Rentals for the Hamptons", (on-line edition) May 2, 2008
    "The home sales market in the Hamptons fell 42%, but many wealthy Americans and Europeans are still happy to rent... Michael Kaufman, president of, a Web site that markets his family's 12 East Hampton vacation homes, said the weak dollar has attracted a flurry of interest from outside the country, especially among Europeans who see the Hamptons as a bargain compared with Tuscany or the South of France. The family decided to keep its asking rents unchanged this year so that they stay affordable for Americans as well."
  • New York Magazine,"Take the Kids to the Hamptons, the Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan", (on-line edition) February 21, 2007
    "The best value and most comfortable option may be to rent a house...Michael Kaufman of Hamptons Vacations offers three- and four-bedroom homes in East Hampton [and] can arrange for cribs, strollers, high chairs, and bikes, as well as reservations for charter fishing boats and golf tee times."
  • Time Out New York,"Late with the Rental, it's not too late!", June 2-8, 2005
    "Beach and barbecue season is finally upon us. For short-term rentals, turn to Hamptons Vacations, a family-run business that maintains ten houses in East Hampton, all with beach access and most with private pools...and the pristine three and four-bedroom homes include central air."
  • NBC's Today in New York,"Hamptons Summer Rentals For All Budgets", April 2004
    "Location is everything. Not only how close to the beach, but which beach, and which town."
  • The Wall Street Journal, The Hamptons, for Less - May 2003
    "For those on a slightly slimmer budget: Hamptons Vacations in East Hampton has been doing short-term rentals since the early 1980s. They also provide services...from baby equipment to organizing recreational activities. Guests have included members of the staffs of former President Bill Clinton and Al Gore."
  • Smart Money Magazine - October 2002
    "[Hamptons Vacations] offers eight properties in the of perfection with their weathered cedar shingles, oak flooring and beach-resort-style white interiors."
  • The New York Times - August 23, 2002
    "A Beachfront Getaway For Labor Day? No (four bedrooms and three bedrooms, respectively) in East Hampton, complete with swimming pool and beach passes, are available [at Hamptons Vacations]."
  • The Wall Street Journal - August 9, 2002
    "There are still plenty of short-term rentals available, and the Web's the best place to start looking for one. Want to head to the Hamptons? At the Web site for Hamptons Vacations (, follow the Vacation Homes link to the current listings."
  • Daily News, Seven In Heaven - June 9, 2002
    "...just the thing to help you relax and recharge."
  • The New York Times, Family Summer Rentals: Hamptons to Long Beach
    "The [Hamptons Vacations] houses, which range in size from three-four bedrooms, are fully furnished down to linens, towels, and tableware ...and come equipped with patios and grills for outdoor barbeques."
  • Hamptons Survival Guide: awarded a 4-star "Gold" rating
  • Also featured in: Jodi's Shortcuts, East Hampton Star, H Magazine, Gitter's Guide, Away for the Weekend, Inn Spots, Hamptons Handbook, Japanese Travel Network and various European travel magazines.
  • Member: East Hampton Chamber of Commerce since 1980.