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Long Sands Beach

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Address: York Beach, York, ME

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Great beach all summer long!

Long Sands Beach is our favorite beach in New England area. Parking can be an issue if you come anytime after 8:00am during the peak summer months. Great family beach, great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
BLROSS
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York Beach, Maine
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York Beach, Maine
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Long Sands Beach is our favorite beach in New England area. Parking can be an issue if you come anytime after 8:00am during the peak summer months. Great family beach, great sandy beach and great walking beach. also good beach for surfing if the waves are decent!!

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Came here the week after Short Sand trip, just after the holiday and what perfect timing. Not too much of a crowd, but even that wouldn't have been a bother. Felt we had to whole beach to ourselves with a lot of walking and sightseeing space. Came the next week too with more of a crowd and still a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Literally anything you could want from a beach! It's so beautiful. Especially at night when then sun goes down.

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Thank stmonicamarie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful place to stay! Listen to the waves crashing all night long, enjoy the beautiful lawn over looking long sands! Not a party hotel , such a peaceful quiet stay! Rooms may be a bit outdated but all in all the view makes up for it !! Love the cutty sark ! ♡♡♡♡

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Watch the tides it can be crowded when the tide is high. The beach is clean and the sand is perfect for games and digging in the sand.

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Troy, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beach offers a long stretch of sand with many rocks for exploring and searching for sea treasures. Several lifeguard posts along the beach to ensure safe swimming and surfing. Fun floats are rented at the beach.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is Maine and the water can be very cold until maybe August when 60-65 degrees is considered very warm. Unfortunately at high tide the beach is under water unless you want to try sitting in the rocks. Within about an hour after high tide the beach begins to return. Parking is on the main road, with meters, stores in... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we go to York (this was our third trip) this is always the beach we choose to stay at and spend most of our time. We’ve been to beaches from Florida to Maine and of the East Coast this is our favorite. Short sands is nice to visit for a day but it’s near the shops and restaurants. A... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to long sands beach several times and always enjoy the clean soft sand, beautiful views and beach combing amount the rocks.

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Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long Sands Beach can be a great experience...if a lot of things go your way. First of all, there is a big difference in the beach based on low-tide and high-tide. Come at the wrong time and you have to sit on rocks. Come at the right time and you have plenty of sand. So plan accordingly! Also, there is... More 

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