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Main Beach

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Address: Ocean Avenue, East Hampton, NY
Phone Number: +1 631-324-4150
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:00

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Best fall beach!

We are not beach people but since it's fall, we decided to go because we knew we would avoid the crowds. Had read that Main Beach was highly rated by Dr Beach (some PH D guy from... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
nineducks
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Andover, Massachusetts
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east hampton, ny
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's great to have friends who work at Main Beach as I usually get to park for free; otherwise, I think it's $25 or $30 for a car for the day. The good news is the ocean is quite close, maybe 150 feet of sand, so getting to the water is not an overnight hike like beaches far to the... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We are not beach people but since it's fall, we decided to go because we knew we would avoid the crowds. Had read that Main Beach was highly rated by Dr Beach (some PH D guy from FL). One of the highlights of our trip! Simply put, it is the BEST beach I have ever been to! No crowds, miles... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a spectacular beach. During the season--Memorial Day to Labor Day ( amend a bit longer on both ends) a parking permit is needed for the parking lot, although on weekdays a per day fee is available. There is a jitney for East Hampton village as well. There is a life guard during the day and during the "season".... More 

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Thank FChas
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

There is nothing quite like a romantic autumn lunch at the beach. The Main Beach is clean, quiet and tranquil. Perfect for a romantic stroll with the one you love!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Huge beach with a stunning view! Very open and therefore windy at times. Soft sand - but not many amenities.

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Bedminster New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Enjoy beautiful white sand, clean cool water and amazing clam chowder at the grill. Lifeguards are on watch over the swimmers and all is well here!

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Brooklyn, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Easy to get to. Convenient Parking. Clean rest rooms. Amazing beach. Family friendly. What a beautiful beach.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

An absolutely stunning beach with beautiful waters and incredible views! We hopped on "The Free Ride" in town (HIGHLY recommended) and came here midweek - it was not busy at all and we found a great spot. Only downside was our lack of umbrella - would definitely recommend bringing one (although the deck by the snack stand was shaded and... More 

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1 Thank ddeca2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Best beach ever! Great sand and waves. Good people with kinds and dogs. Best time is August and July.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Favorite beach in the halting of all 7 kids and 4 adults 6 years in stow even though we keep trying others all over the Hamptons and montauk. Good restrooms and snack bar that added Kona Ice this year! $25 a day parking for non-residents.

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