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Main Beach

Ocean Avenue, East Hampton, NY
631 324 4150
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Ranked #2 of 10 Attractions in East Hampton
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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English first
East Hampton, New York
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My hometown: boasting a wide swath of sandy beach for all the public to enjoy! On this particular village beach there is a main traditional cedar shake building with covered porch that offers bathroom facilities and a snack bar featuring the usual summer fare of food choices. Play volley ball if you own a net, walk the shoreline and play... More 

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Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We went early October this year but last year we visited in summer. The beach was wonderfully quiet and still a great place to spend an afternoon!

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Brooklyn, New York
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I bet this beach is packed all summer and hard to get to, but we were there on a Monday and Tuesday in October, with our dog, and loved it. We parked with no problem and had a whole patch of beach all to ourselves. Gorgeous beach.

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Long Island, NY
13 reviews 13 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Main Beach is always a great day. The sand is clean the water looks beautiful. The snack bar has good food for what it is. Meaning it has a lot more than what you would expect a snack bar to have. It is never crowded and its a great place to take a walk and see the mansions on the... More 

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is one of the most heavenly places on earth. The beach is large beautiful and clean .A place to bring the family and great amenities

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

180 degree panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean, with a number of Easthampton Mansions adorning the raised shoreline behind the southern portion of the beach, make for a gorgeous contrast of nature and man's handiwork; The sand: clean, golden and non-sticky; The waves normally are of medium intensity (NOTE, on Aug 27, 2014, due to an atypical confluence of the... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Sand was rough, bathrooms needed cleaning but the view was beautiful, I enjoyed myself but expected more because it's the famous Hampton's

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New York City, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Clean, great covered deck, outdoor showers, short walk to car. Sand is better than Atlantic Avenue or Amagansett options, though the boogie boarding is better at those spots.

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We passed through the Hamptons today to check out the real estate and the scenery. We had heard such great things, but now we wonder how folks can even live or play here. The traffic is terrible. Bumper to bumper from Southampton to Montauk. On Monday! We finally ended up at the beach parking lot, confronted by yet another New... More 

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Top Contributor
309 reviews 309 reviews
89 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

For those of us who are only looking to enjoy a gorgeous beach with food and bathrooms. the local beach with everyone on it.

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