The freshly renovated Gurney’s Montauk Seawater & Seawater Spa now under new ownership and management hosted their First New Year’s Eve called “James Bond on the Ocean: An Evening to Ring in 2016! Never say never again was a swinging affair that included an open bar, late night bites, a champagne toast at midnight and a live feed of the ball dropping from Times square on multiple television screens – All on the brink of the Atlantic Ocean in Montauk.
The killer evening also includedsounds by Gurney’s Beach Club’s DJ Nicole Leone, and a special performance from Electric Violinist Jonathan Dinklage. In case that wasn’t enough, there were several gambling stations called “Chips for Charity” to benefit The Retreat, where guests could try their luck on Black Jack or Roulette, while dancing went on till 2 am. The following morning there was a plunge in the ocean, a treatment at the spa or simply a room service breakfast. Take your pick the new improved Gurney’s has all you could wish for and more.
Photography: Barry Gordin