The Hamptons by Helicopter

We're so posh as we HeliFlite to the Hamptons with the Setai on Fifth Avenue...

Because, apparently, you’re worth such extravagance.

As many New Yorkers already know, this year was the inaugural year of StndAir‘s seaplane flights to the Hamptons. Departing from Kips Bay’s Skyports Marina on Thursday and Friday afternoons with flights returning to the city on Sunday evening and Monday mornings, Andre Balazs, the brainchild of this luxe way to land in East Hampton (and head of the hip Standard Hotel), decided that seaplanes, rosé, and Swedish fish meant chic convenience.  We agree, but we also sorta love the idea of the private helicopter ride to the Hamptons.

Enter: The Setai Fifth Avenue‘s Hamptons by Helicopter Package.

Setai's King Suite

This romantic package includes:

  • A two-night stay in a luxurious “Avenue Apartment” at The Setai Fifth Avenue . This one-bedroom suite features a separate kitchen, dining and living areas, a Duxiana king size bed, Pratesi lines, an oversized Zuma deep soaking tub, glass enclosed floor to ceiling rain shower, an Espresso maker, and a host of other amenities.
  • On the morning after your first night’s stay, following a sumptuous in-room breakfast, guests will be whisked to a nearby helipad via the hotel’s Maserati for the 45-minute helicopter flight to East Hampton . This luxury helicopter from HeliFlite, is reserved exclusively for you.
  • In East Hampton , a car and driver is at your service throughout the day. A gourmet picnic basket awaits from Race Lane restaurant, in order to enjoy a foray on the beach in style.
  • Follow your beach outing with shopping in East Hampton , at Cynthia Rowley, Magaschoni, Gucci, Ralph Lauren or the off-beat Turpan, among many others.
  • To complete the unforgettable day, an intimate table has been set for you at Race Lane in East Hampton, where guests will enjoy cocktails by the fire and a fabulous four-course dinner before heading back by helicopter to the bright lights of New York City and The Setai Fifth Avenue.
  • Before settling in for the second night of their stay, guests can enjoy inspiration (and a nightcap) at Bar on Fifth, where a bottle of champagne has been chilling for their arrival, and “cool” jazz performances are in full swing
The “Hamptons by Helicopter” is available now through Dec. 30, 2011, from a starting rate of a mere $15,000, based on double occupancy.*
So, if you’re going to do luxurious New York City in quintessential high rolling fashion, this might the best way for you to see the city in true luxury and style.

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