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Main Beach

Ocean Avenue, East Hampton, NY
+1 631-324-4150
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....freezing cold water!

This is such a wonderful strip of beach: white sands with lovely Atlantic long waves you just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Great beach, facilities and snack area!

In top 2 of the beaches we visited in East Hampton. Easy to get to, access to clean bathrooms and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Ocean Avenue, East Hampton, NY
+1 631-324-4150
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a wonderful strip of beach: white sands with lovely Atlantic long waves you just cannot wait to put your feet in it and...have your toes frozen!!! Just kidding (well I not!):I am not very good at cold waters but there were few...More

Thank Travelaround59
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In top 2 of the beaches we visited in East Hampton. Easy to get to, access to clean bathrooms and a snack shack for a quick afternoon bite. Food there was not bad for a quick fix.

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beaches don't get any better!! Love main beach! It doesn't get any better! World class! Gorgeous Clean beach- Walk for miles past gorgeous homes, can escape the crowds by a tiny walk. They rake or groom it on weekend mornings like a ski slope. Best...More

Thank downhillskier17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While parking was extremely limited, we ended up having an awesome time at one of the beaches adjacent to Main Beach, Two Mile Hollow. This beach is not too crowded and it is apparently reserved for non-residents. Water is clean (you can even see some...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

We went the first week of June, so it was still practically empty. The bath houses and the snack bar were all closed. But it was still a great experience with an amazing view. We were able to park in the nearby lot for free...More

Thank bookofadventures
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Beautiful beach with lifeguards in the center of East Hampton. Also has a comprehensive snack bar (though be aware it's cash only). Bathrooms are pretty standard for a beach location. Also has outdoor showers and foot wash.

2  Thank Julia K
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped by this beach today and it was very nice. There is parking but it's $30 so you might want to make a day of it. The bathhouse structure looked nice. Great waves today.

3  Thank Lakegirlindianapolis
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I would say this is my favorite beach on Long Island. With the exception of the $30 charge, everything about the beach is great. The sand is soft, great waves, nice views with huge houses on the beach and it's not crowded.

2  Thank John D
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Loved this beach! Had bath house amenities. Good lobster roll for lunch Easy to bike to from village.

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Postcard old fashioned beach. When you step on the beach, you can smell the salt sea air. It is a beautiful shoreline. This is a must experience beach. The only regret that I have is that it was a windy and overcast day. I look...More

2  Thank AugusteTravel
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Sheena T
31 July 2017|
Response from Lakegirlindianapolis | Reviewed this property |
It's in east Hampton on Long Island.
11 September 2015|
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Response from julia m | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The driving distance from Wainscott to Main Beach is less than 5 miles. If you are not a resident of East Hampton Village, where Main Beach is, you have to pay $375 for a season parking pass. Or, if you go only for the... More
7 August 2015|
Response from Hamptons418 | Reviewed this property |
There is a hotel called the Hedges Inn thats really nice. Also the Huntting Inn is also real nice. I would recommend Hedges Inn though because it is in walking distance from Main Beach.