Montauk Priciest Beach Spot

A survey conducted by

Montauk has been named this summer’s most expensive beach destination in the United States. A survey conducted by compared all hotels listed on Kayak — the travel planning site that aggregates rates for flights, hotels, rental cars, and vacation packages — to find the minimum price travelers have to spend in the month of August on a double room.

The hotels and inns taken into account must have been rated at least two stars and must be close to the beach.

A stay in Montauk came in as the most expensive in the survey, with an average nightly rate of $312 for the cheapest double room. Nantucket was not far behind, with a rate of $285.

The top 10 most expensive beach destinations were in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Oregon, California, Maine, and Hawaii.