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great beach for surfing

very clean beach and great waves for surfing. plenty of parking available with onsite facilities... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lorrsobrien
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County Cork, Ireland
Surfing Anyone

This is the place to go to catch the best waves. If you are a surfer you can ride waves anywhere... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
jstc50
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Amagansett, New York
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Located on the Montauk Peninsula, this popular beach is noted for excellent surfing and body boarding.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Montauk Peninsula, Montauk, NY
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"great surfing"
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"paddle boarders"
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"beautiful beach"
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"parking pass"
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"east hampton"
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"parking lot"
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"natural beauty"
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"off season"
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"witch"
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"surfers"
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"waves"
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"permit"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very clean beach and great waves for surfing. plenty of parking available with onsite facilities. we ate at the "Ditch Witch" which s a mobile food van right beside the beach and loved the food!

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

This is the place to go to catch the best waves. If you are a surfer you can ride waves anywhere along the south shore but the best waves are here.

Thank jstc50
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

The beach is a mecca for surfers and paddleboarders or those who like to watch both. Unparrallelled natural beauty. There are trails in the bluffs to hike as well. The beach is truly amazing. Parkning is limited to two smallish lots so come early or...More

1  Thank dianev1020
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Reviewed August 19, 2017

Hung out with a friend who was staying in a rental on Ditch Plains Road - a quiet and peaceful area just a short walk from the beach, shaded by trees with a nice sea breeze. Beautiful beach. Saw some great surfing while there. Felt...More

1  Thank Rosie S
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

I grew up spending summers a block away so I'm admittedly biased. Nevertheless, this little gem of a beach is off the beaten path enough that it's not overrun like the state beaches, i.e., Jones Beach. Having surfed this break for a decade of my...More

1  Thank HappyDocNY
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

Lovely stretch of soft sandy beach and the ocean. We couldn't get enough of the cool water and strong fun waves. We even got to walk our dog for about an hour. Saw lots of surfers on this particular beach.

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Reviewed July 29, 2017

Nice quiet beach for surfers. Grad an iced tea at the Ditch Witch and feel sit a few minutes and enjoy the vibe.

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Reviewed July 29, 2017

We enjoyed long walks on the beach from downtown Montauk and generally the beach sand was nice but sadly there were broken glass bottles & beer cans in spots. Really hate to see this. Take YOUR trash out please.

Thank IrishFan-80
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

I was there off season, and this was such a wonderful stretch of beach to sit and read, watch the waves, go on walks with my dog. I imagine in-season, it's a great spot to watch surfers and sun bathe. Plus, it's in a super...More

Thank TammyGordon
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Take the trip to Shadmoor instead. It is friendly, interesting and FREE. We were very disappointed that we would have risked a $200USD ticket if we parked to go to Ditch Plains. But, I get they are trying to protect residents of the area....

4  Thank sharon i
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Kathleen E
August 8, 2017|
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Response from epcab | Reviewed this property |
I think before Labor Day, yes. but not sure it's throughout the year.
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DeeRuf
July 21, 2016|
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Response from Cally1974 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea !! Try contacting owner on this one
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Kevin P
December 7, 2015|
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Response from RichGag714 | Reviewed this property |
Yes Kevin, there is a lot adjacent to Ditch Plains which actually requires a Easthampton Permit, but I don't think you should have a problem this time of year [DEC.], but hay life is a gamble, so be guided, this is not a... More
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