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Ditch Plains

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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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Fun place to watch surfers

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kelley S
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Smithtown, New York
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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New York City, New York
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179 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
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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1 Thank ROSSAtravels_com
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Nice for a stroll on the beach, easy walk from Shadmoor state park. hoodoos created by erosion very visible.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

one of the coolest spots on the east end. natural beauty & surfing culture. feels like another planet...

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Great place to walk along the beach in the morning drinking your coffee. Watch the surfers and meet the locals and their dogs.

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Citrus Springs
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I love Montauk, I love Ditch Plains, I love the East Deck Motel!!!!!! The surf is great and the town is cool

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Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Clean & wide beach, something for everyone with rocks, unique shells and surfers. Cliffs are amazing to see. You need a beach pass - signs warn of a $150 fee if you do not have a visible pass on your car's dashboard.

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