Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina, the new waterfront retreat in the Hamptons, has officially opened for summer getaways, seasonal boating and dining experiences. Home to the largest marina in the Hamptons and owned by George Filopoulos, Gurney’s Star Island marks the brand’s third resort and second property in Montauk.
The design of Gurney’s Star Island is similar to the brand’s coastal aesthetic and origin, led by designer Stella Abdoulin. The resort has a neutral color palette and maritime elements through the 107 guestrooms and public spaces. Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina is home to four restaurants and bars helmed by executive chef Jeremy Blutstein. For the resort's culinary program, Hamptons native, chef Blutstein will serve local and seasonal product.
Showfish, the resort’s seafood concept, serves seafood caught daily by local fishermen and brought to the docks at Gurney’s Star Island. Guests can select and tag their catch of the day at the marina or choose their favorite fish and crustaceans directly from the seafood nine-foot presentation at dinner time. Virtually all produce is sourced from farms on the east end of Long Island, located within 20 miles of the property and prepared on display at the restaurant’s “vegetable butchery.” At Showfish Bar, cocktails complement the restaurant’s gastronomic direction.
Outside, the pool club is offers a place for swimming, craft cocktails, signature frozen drinks and poolside bites. For dining specialties, Il Forno Market prepares gourmet pizzas, baked goods, artisanal coffees and a variety of handcrafted sandwiches and salads. Il Forno also has as a grab-and-go market for marina and hotel guests. Van Leeuwen at Gurney’s Star Island, which is the ice cream brand’s first permanent hotel store offers a variety of ice cream scoops, along with signature Gurney’s flavors.
The 232-slip marina at Gurney’s Star Island offers space for vessels up to 220 feet. The harbor is ideal for cruisers, sport fishing and mega-yachts; guests can receive "all-encompassing" resort privileges, including room service delivered on board. In addition to the multiple pools, there is a private beach with water sports and a Kid’s Club focused on the marine ecosystem. Complimentary shuttle service gives guests full access to the nearby Gurney’s Montauk Resort and its range of amenities, including the Seawater Spa and The Beach Club set on a 2,000-foot-long private sand beach. For other destination inquiries, the concierge can arrange transportation to Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina in Rhode Island via yacht and seaplane service.
Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina comprises 15 acres of grounds with a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces equipped for weddings and events ranging from five to 1,000 guests. There is also a Waterfront Ballroom that has views of Lake Montauk and the marina. For a meeting or corporate retreat, Gurney’s Star Island also offers private event space, including four dedicated meeting rooms, two private dining rooms and breakout and outdoor spaces that can accommodate groups up to 200.