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Pebbles beach

Visited this beach with family, located about 1.5 km from Brighton station. Really beautiful with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Naresh T
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Pebble beach

It’s a lovely clean beach. There was always so done picking litter up. Lifeguard on duty too. The... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Alison M
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Located in New York, Brighton Beach is one of the largest Russian communities in the United States.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this beach with family, located about 1.5 km from Brighton station. Really beautiful with only pebbles, no sand. Lot of seabirds and waves to add excitement. Surrounded by large number of restaurants and gift shops. Perfect place for day picnic. Ideal for surfers.

1  Thank Naresh T
Reviewed 11 August 2018

It’s a lovely clean beach. There was always so done picking litter up. Lifeguard on duty too. The pebbley beach is very hard on your feet. Best take a pair of beach shoes kinder to your feet.

1  Thank Alison M
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Distant is not too long from Melborne Centre. Along the beach,you can find different colour and design beach boxes. It is winter time in Melborne. I think it is a good place to swim and surfing.

1  Thank ChengT146
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I really love that its away from coney island and its nice clean quiet. Parking was not difficult to find surprising. There are plenty of places to eat walking distance from the beach. I went with my sister and nieces and nephews and we had...More

Thank Kiki s
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Brighton beach is a clean and peaceful place to be if you don't want the craziness of Coney Island. Enjoy sitting on the beach reading your favorite book, go in the cool Atlantic Ocean to cool off. Take a walk along the water's edge into...More

1  Thank adagrogers
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Forget Coney Island! Brighton Beach is the place to go. It’s a little gem of a beach that makes you feel like you’re in a small RUSSIAN beach town. Go for the people watching (and listening). :)

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Start at Coney Island and walk your way down, passed the Aquarium, to Brighton. Some of the BEST Russian food you'll taste!

1  Thank MamaBearCharlesworth
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We have been going here for 2 years now and can’t recommend it enough! The Boardwalk is has great restaurants leading up to the beach. The beach itself is amazing clean. Highly recommend to stop by and enjoy the sun!

2  Thank David P
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The Parks Department recently laid down mats to allow wheelchairs to get close to the ocean waves. Half a dozen Russian restaurants with shaded outdoor seating, west of coney island avenue.

2  Thank Elissa J
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We traveled to NYC in the summer and it was great to take the subway from Manhattan to Brighton beach (almost one hour ride). The beach was not too crowded and it was relatively clean. We also enjoyed some Russian food in the neighborhood. A...More

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JulianaR1163
16 June 2018|
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Response from OxanaPeace | Reviewed this property |
Away as far from Coney Island side. Go to the other side - the beginning of Brighton side, always much calmer and not too many people. Facilities to change and bathroom are nearby. Enjoy your sunbathing!
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JeffreyA426
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Response from Ralph S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I have seen dogs on the boardwalk, but not sure about on beach.
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KatyafromSydney
21 November 2017|
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Response from MaryHeartsAbdo | Reviewed this property |
Katya -- while you will be able to walk on the boardwalk a lot of the places on the boardwalk will not be open. I went June 15 (ish) and we made a point to go during the day as the stores were not open that early in the... More
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