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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
East Hampton
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82 reviews 82 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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16 reviews 16 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
24 helpful votes 24 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
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Boston, MA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

I grew up on this beach, so I am biased, but it is my favorite. Nice soft sand, clean, and beautiful ocean waves, there is a reason this beach makes the Top Beach list on so many travel blogs and shows. It is jam packed in the summer but go down in the early morning or late evening for a... More

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East Hampton, NY
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

East Hampton's pride and joy. A great escape from the frenzy in town. Delivers a true old world comfort experience.

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