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“Rolling waves”
Review of Gin Beach

Gin Beach
Ranked #12 of 42 things to do in Montauk
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Bayside, New York
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43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Rolling waves”
Reviewed August 30, 2012

Nice beach with rolling waves. Lots of families since the water is calm. Very rocky initially. Also great sunset spot

Visited August 2012
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Forest Hills, New York, United States
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Tranquil little beach”
Reviewed August 6, 2012 via mobile

We had a pass from our hotel so we went to Gin Beach every day. It is clean and uncrowded. The waves were gentle. Our 3 year old has not learned how to swim yet, but we saw a lot of other little kids in the water swimming and wading in the water without a problem. My son never wanted to leave!

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Forest Hills,N.Y.
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Not just for rumrunners”
Reviewed July 20, 2012

When the ocean is rough you can swim at Gin Beach. Its very rocky but the water is calmer and also warmer. Further on down is the drive on beach and camp grounds. You need a permit to park for the day as well as a state permit for camping. There is a lunch truck too. Also this beach is located near the Inlet to Montauk harbor where you can watch the boats coming and going throughout the day.

Visited May 2012
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Hampton Bays, New York
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48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Best Beach in Montauk !”
Reviewed July 17, 2012

Great local beach, right by the inlet. Very, very clean. Family friendly, fisherman friendly, and solo friendly. Peaceful & relaxing just what a good beach should be. Decent bath and shower facilities, walking distance to the Inlet Restaurant, and a great local vendor trailer is on site. Beautiful views of Block Island Sound. Not to be missed!

Visited July 2012
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Westchester, ny
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“great for kids”
Reviewed May 2, 2012

Montauk is on the Atlantic Ocean. Very high, rough waves. But Gin Beach is a little gem hidden away on a dead end street. An inlet with NO waves. Wading is great for the little ones. A really good food truck stays all day & a clean restroom w/outdoor showers. Never crowded.

Only thing...need a town pass to park or you will be ticketed.

Visited July 2011
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