270 Shore Rd.
$2,250 a month
Grilling and chilling by the pool are just some of the amenities a tenant of this oceanfront complex can enjoy. Overlooking the water, the barbecue area is set up in front of the outdoor heated pool. "It has three barbecues and a bunch of tables and chairs," says the listing agent. The building -- Monroe Beach -- offers a laundry room and direct beach access. The featured one-bedroom unit was gutted and completely renovated, the agent says. With a north-facing balcony, the unit is designed with oak floors and a kitchen with cherrywood cabinets, granite countertops and new appliances, while the bathroom features stonework and a walk-in shower. Leah (Rosenberg) Tozer, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 516-860-5780
$1,883 a month
Residents of Dolphin Green have access to an open waterfront courtyard, where picnic tables overlook Manhasset Bay and the property's private dock. Barbecuing is permitted, though the tenant must supply the grill. Think of it as BYOG (bring your own grill). The pet-friendly complex also offers a laundry room. Inside, this second-floor, one-bedroom unit features wood floors, gas cooking and ample closet space. There is a living room-dining room combination, eat-in kitchen and full bathroom. Heat and hot water are included in the rent. The tenant is responsible for all other utilities. One- and two-year lease options are available. Wendy Sanders, Douglas Elliman Real Estate. 516-528-3131
313 Avalon Circle
$2,125 a month
Get your grill on at Avalon Commons, where amenities include a picnic area set up with barbecues and tables. An in-ground pool, playground and gym are part of the scene. As for the featured unit, it has one bedroom, one bathroom and a loft. Overlooking the courtyard, the unit also has a gas fireplace, cathedral ceiling and sliding-glass door that opens to the patio. The tenant is responsible for utilities. Shops and restaurants are close by. Ariel Niazov, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 516-466-2100