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Address: Montauk Peninsula, Montauk, NY
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Located on the Montauk Peninsula, this popular beach is noted for excellent...

Located on the Montauk Peninsula, this popular beach is noted for excellent surfing and body boarding.

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Gorgeous gem

Like everyone else has probably mentioned here: Beautiful beach, cliffs and rad surfing. I learned to surf here (Corey's Wave). People, keep this place clean and quiet! Don't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
JLevitate
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Like everyone else has probably mentioned here: Beautiful beach, cliffs and rad surfing. I learned to surf here (Corey's Wave). People, keep this place clean and quiet! Don't litter or make scenes please. Let's keep the animal life as chill as the natural surroundings.

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Région parisienne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to a previous review we parked at the small Shadmoor Park parking lot off the Highway, which is the best thing to do if you come with your own car and have no parking permit. Unless you come from October to May : no permit required. There is a 15-20 minutes walk but it is a very nice walk... More 

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East Hampton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whoever is looking for a beach to go to, go to Ditch Plains.It is safe for kids and perfect to go surfing.You should really go visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is private, so a parking pass is necessary. Park at the public park of Shadmoor and walk through the trails. You will encounter amazing views of the ocean from on top of the bluffs. When you are done with the trails, you can walk right onto the beach and admire the bluffs from below.

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4 Thank Jennifer D
Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was unaware that Montauk had this place nestled in the park but was pleasantly surprised when we came upon it on our way to the lighthouse. The views are priceless and the cliffs are so picturesque! Lots of places to hike in the park and you can make your way down to the beach! I will def be back!

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Smithtown, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We enjoyed the spectacular walk on the beach from Royal Atlantic to Ditch Plains. There was a mobile concession to obtain refreshments.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

After reading some history of the Montauk area, we learned that Ditch Plains was the place to surf on Long Island. We took a trip there one early evening, and found many surfers riding the waves to shore. A fun place to visit for a day, or even an hour if that is all the time you have. Finding a... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We spent a week in 12 ditch plains road, booked it on vrbo. Really beautiful home fantastic location near town and owners local which always helps!! Scenery was amazing and we were 200 Mtrs from the beach !! Right next to a nature trail so I could run in the trees and on the beach in the morning. Wonderful place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Beautiful and rugged. Great place to watch the surfers or surf if you do... What's not to love! Bring your towel and your camera.

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2 Thank ROSSAtravels_com
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

"Ditch" is a rock bottom break that has been a draw for over 50 years. Parking is very limited and need Easthampton permit in season. Good vibe. The entire south side , starting at Ditch , is a rock bottom /point break all the way around lighthouse ( 4+ miles ). Can hold a big swell !

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