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Main Beach

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Address: Ocean Avenue, East Hampton, NY
Phone Number: 631 324 4150
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Great beach!

Enjoy beautiful white sand, clean cool water and amazing clam chowder at the grill. Lifeguards are on watch over the swimmers and all is well here!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Bedminster New Jersey
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Bedminster New Jersey
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoy beautiful white sand, clean cool water and amazing clam chowder at the grill. Lifeguards are on watch over the swimmers and all is well here!

Thank DJG47
Brooklyn, United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easy to get to. Convenient Parking. Clean rest rooms. Amazing beach. Family friendly. What a beautiful beach.

Thank Angela B
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely stunning beach with beautiful waters and incredible views! We hopped on "The Free Ride" in town (HIGHLY recommended) and came here midweek - it was not busy at all and we found a great spot. Only downside was our lack of umbrella - would definitely recommend bringing one (although the deck by the snack stand was shaded and... More 

Thank ddeca2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best beach ever! Great sand and waves. Good people with kinds and dogs. Best time is August and July.

Thank Anna Z
Dallas, Texas
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Favorite beach in the halting of all 7 kids and 4 adults 6 years in stow even though we keep trying others all over the Hamptons and montauk. Good restrooms and snack bar that added Kona Ice this year! $25 a day parking for non-residents.

Thank momlindsay
East Hampton, New York
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80 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably the best beach in the US but parking is only available before 4 PM to village residents with beach stickers. There is no public parking nearby and it is not really walkable from the heart of town. At least visit the beach in the early AM to watch the sunrise or go down in the evening to relax.

4 Thank Hamptonstraveller
New York City
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405 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 490 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The sea can be lovely- crashing, cold and brutal, but this beach allows access and is only packed on weekends. We did see some guests having a hard time trying to climb the dunes, I understand there used to be a wooden staircase closer for elderly patrons. We enjoyed the visit but did not see lifeguards or anyone cleaning the... More 

Thank YaleDad
Monument, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

If you are staying in or around East Hampton and don't want to worry about getting a ticket when trying to park at the beach (most are pass only), The Free Ride is a great was to access the beach. Green cars run 9:15-5:30 every day of the week in the summer and the ride drops you off at the... More 

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greenville, sc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Good, white sand. Not too crowded in June. Large expanse of beach. Had it pretty much to ourselves for a late AM walk in late June.

Thank furman99
Chichester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Gorgeous beach! We were able to walk from our cottage so didn't need to worry about parking. Having read the reviews prior to going we were expecting the beach cafe to be open so we were a little hungry as we didn't bring any food on the first day. I don't know when the cafe opens (there were no signs)... More 

Thank travellingdoc2016

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