Sit on any beachfront in the Hamptons and you will likely see a school of paddle boarders standing on their SUPs, paddling their way across the water. Over the last several years, aside from surfing, paddleboarding has become the water sport of all water sports in the Hamptons. For starters, just about anyone can do it, right down to the littlest of tikes and the waters around the area are calm enough for beginners and serene enough for advanced paddleboarders. The Hamptons are also filled with numerous rental locations with rental businesses willing to deliver paddleboards right to your doorstep.
Below, find a list of Hamptons' businesses that offer paddleboard rentals.
Hamptons Paddleboard, which says it has taught paddleboarding to people as young as 8 and as old as 88 will bring paddleboards to you to rent for the day or by the hour. Prices start at $35 per hour and $80 for a 24-hour rental. The company also offers private and group lessons 7 days a week. Group lessons start at $100 for an hour-long lesson and $150 for 60-minute private lesson. In addition, the company offers private tours and paddleboard yoga classes.
Based out of Hampton Bays, Adventure Paddleboards provides hourly and daily rentals, as well as overnight and weekly rentals with delivery. Rentals start at $25 an hour and the weekly rate is $275. The company also provides paddleboard yoga, SUP & Stretch and paddle fitness classes, as well as guided group adventures that start at $75 per adult, and $50 for children ages 12 to 17.
Located at 352 Montauk Highway in Wainscott, Main Beach Surf offers rentals, starting at $100 per day, but also provides paddle fitness classes on Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. and full-moon paddles for $55 and Hamptons Nature Tours, starting at $300.
Situated at 1688 Country Road 39 in Southampton, Hampton Watersports, provides a variety of water sport lessons, including SUP, which start at $100 per one-hour lesson. Paddleboard rentals are also available, starting at $50 for two hours to $185 for the weekend.
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