The award-winning Southampton Inn invited Hamptons locals and visitors to a celebration at the most desirable location in the heart of Southampton, NY, by kicking off the Hamptons summer season at the 21st Annual Memorial Day Weekend Barbeque.

Guests celebrated the holiday al fresco on the pool patio surrounded by five acres of manicured lawns and private gardens, where they enjoyed a buffet of signature burgers, fresh salads and tasty treats prepared by the on-site eatery Claude’s Restaurant. The pool patio bar boasted the sweetest margaritas and chilled refreshments for sipping in the sun.

Notable attendees included: Philip Gotthelf, Dede Gotthelf, Paula Gotthelf, Bill Boggs, Jane Rothchild, Jean Shafiroff, Pamela Morgan, Ken and Maria Fishel, Leesa Rowland, Brendan Roth, Noreen Donovan-Roth, Suleina Arruda, Katlean De Monchy, Marilyn Neilson, Jane Scher, Arnold Rosenshein, Joe Pontarelli, Larry Wohl, Nancy Pearson, Neil Sadick, Amelia Doggwiler, Jim Ceravolo and Candice CMC.

Visit the Inn this summer in one of 90 renovated and comfortably furnished guestrooms, with 16 specifically designed for pets to enjoy with their owners. A weekend of pure relaxation awaits as each room is set out with high-quality linens complete with luxurious down comforters over Tempur-Pedic mattresses, and renowned upscale toiletry brand, Gilchrist & Soames. Guestrooms also feature complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, flat screen TV, small refrigerators and guest-controlled air conditioning and heating. The rest of the 6,000 square foot property includes a library with fireplace, flexible indoor meeting spaces such as a conference room, a ballroom and a game room for children of all ages, and newly renovated eatery Claude’s Restaurant, which offers a delicious, locally-sourced all-day menu.

Make the most of your summer getaway with on-site amenities and experiences. Every inch of Southampton Inn’s five-acre lawn space appeals to guests needs. Private gardens are maintained for quiet time, reading or intimate conversations. For play, consider the all-weather tennis court, heated 50-foot swimming pool, shuffleboard court, Ping Pong table or the ample green space for croquet, volleyball or badminton. The European-style courtyard is well-lit for nighttime activities as well.

The friendly and efficient staff at Southampton Inn can assist busy travelers with a selection of exciting local excursions such as restaurant reservations, tours at art galleries, studios and Southampton Historical Museum. Starting Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, Southampton Inn guests can access the complimentary beach shuttle service to the breathtaking Coopers Beach. The Inn also partners with local organizations to offer tickets to charity events and galas. Guests can indulge in the finest wines at local vineyards, and Agawam Park, Avram Hall and the Cultural Center hosts weekly concerts for visitors. Golf tee times, surfing, kiteboarding plus tennis lessons, fishing and boating expeditions, plus hiking trips at nature conservancies are just a few experiences the entire Southampton have to offer; all carefully selected for Southampton Inn guests.

For the latest packages, deals and rates this summer, please call 631-283-6500, or visit The Inn’s attentive staff look forward to welcoming you at the Southampton Inn!

Photo Credit: Richard Lewin