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Main Beach

Ocean Avenue, East Hampton, NY
631 324 4150
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Ranked #2 of 13 attractions in East Hampton
Type: Beaches
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English first
Baltimore
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61 reviews 61 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Love MB, it is a little crowded and energetic. Still amazing beach and plenty to love! Highly recommend.

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Amazing wide beach area with deep soft sand. Concessions are open in the season and offer great burgers and sandwiches. Just a great family beach that never feels too crowded!

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East Hampton
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87 reviews 87 reviews
8 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I won't tell you where I go to the beach, because it's freaking amazing and like the nicest spot on earth (really), but MB is way too crowded and for some reason has a large Jersey crowd (nothing against, but hard to understand, as NJ has lovely beaches). BTW, and might sound crazy, but in EH, Jersey is on the... More

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New City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

One of the Most beautiful Summer Beaches, with bathrooms and Showers, a Summer Restaurant for Good Fast Food....Clean and Magnificent.....You can have evening Barbecues on the Beach....I recommend using a Caterer to handle ! Life Guards are most Professional

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East Hampton, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Not only is it a beautiful long, wide beach there are also real bathrooms (not porta potties) and a full snack bar with lifeguards and roaming safety vehicles. Good for all - couples, families with teens &/or young kids and singles as well. Susan going there each summer

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New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Main Beach is one of the BEST in the USA. It has an amazing ocean, with life guards, yummy snack bar, celebrities, showers, lockers & much more. You can get a free ride to the beach from the village of East Hampton. Or there is paid parking for tourists. Have fun & I hope to see you there having fun... More

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NYC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Yes, Main Beach at East Hampton is a beautiful beach! But we had so much trouble getting here it's hard to fully recommend. We were on the way to Montauk and decided to make a stop here to eat our lunch. Big mistake. First, there is little to no non-resident parking near the beach. So we headed towards town. In... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Love the long beach...place is just great, good looking people, friendly and life guards....go early on a sunday (9am if you want to park, although Hallow beach is also good)

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new jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Main is one of the few beaches that offer daily permit parking passes in August, as well as a restaurant with a full take out menu. Make sure to go before 11am to miss the crowds

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Southampton, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is an all time favorite ! Peaceful and tranquil and a place where all of us would just gather and enjoy the endless summer and hear the waves ..until the sun set.. What peace! Love it. Dr. Alexandra Chan Katz, Southampton and Pound Ridge, NY.

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