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Main Beach

Ocean Avenue, East Hampton, NY
+1 631-324-4150
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Go after 5:00PM and park for free.

Open 9:00AM-5:00PM which is the time frame that the lifeguards are on duty. But plenary of people... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark K
via mobile
all the beaches here are beautiful and this one is no exception

One of many beautiful east hampton beaches. This one has lifeguards. But it has no access for any... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Victoria S
East Hampton, New York
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  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“snack bar” (22 reviews)
“white sand” (9 reviews)
“non residents” (8 reviews)
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Ocean Avenue, East Hampton, NY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Open 9:00AM-5:00PM which is the time frame that the lifeguards are on duty. But plenary of people were swimming and the signs seem to be simply a CYA statement. The bathrooms close at 5PM and the snack bar at 6PM but that also means they...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 10 November 2017

One of many beautiful east hampton beaches. This one has lifeguards. But it has no access for any cars except for those locals with a sticker. So it is quite a hike there from anyplace in town. Even people from East Hampton can't go here...More

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

There had been a great deal of hurricane activity so the surf was roaring! Our group was content to just smell the salty air and watch the beautiful surf on a lovely sunny day!

Thank NancyinDerby
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Good facilities but yet minimalistic. Still the most crowded of the east hamptons beaches. Lovely sand.

Thank MajorMad
Reviewed 11 August 2017 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 7 August 2017 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.

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 7 August 2017 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

1  Thank downhillskier17
Reviewed 3 August 2017 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 13 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 7 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
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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.