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“It doesn't get much better than this....”
Review of Cooper's Beach

Cooper's Beach
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$169.00*
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The Hamptons, Sag Harbor and Outlet Shopping Day Trip from New York City
Ranked #1 of 24 things to do in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Scenic beach stretches 500 feet along the Atlantic shoreline offering a view of historic mansions in the distance.
Reviewed July 2, 2014

ok.. so the $40 price tag for non-residents is a little steep, but check with your hotel as there is a good chance they will have a few permits for you to 'borrow'.... if you can't foot the price tag you can always go down one of the side roads for parking and walk down the beach. That said.. this is one of the most beautiful beaches in one of the most beautiful places ever! Having not been there in years I can honestly say it is as amazing as it ever was... very much beloved and very much missed during my time away.

4  Thank Jennifer H
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Reviewed July 1, 2014

This beach seems to be on a lot of lists for bests beaches. Not sure why? It's just a beach; soft beige sand, ocean water, waves, lots of people, the usual. It's nice but no wow. What it is is one of the few public beaches in an area that's mostly private. There are some facilities here like a snack bar and restrooms. Parking is $40 but hay, it's the Hamptons.

There's lots of beach here so walk down, aways from the entrance, and you can find a less crowded space to sunbath.

Also, if you go early, drive a little farther down Meadow Lane where there's a small, free parking area (do not try parking in the resident only places/spaces along the way though!) If you're lucky you'll get a space. If not, you got to view some of the most magnificent houses on the planet in a dream location. Enjoy!

9  Thank metalmaiden
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

Nice beach but nothing there apart from a car park, cafe and big houses. Our impression was that there is not much encouragement to visit the beach, e.g. no promenade, restaurants, bars, kiosks, nor even any real footpaths or directions from town. We presume this is to appease the owners of the USD 40m houses that dominate the sea view. There is no beach "culture" considering this is a seaside resort

6  Thank Louis S
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Reviewed June 29, 2014

40 dollars to park you car with Porsches, Rovers, etc...
watch the hired dates with their manmade figures prance by with their "soul less" Manhattan guy
BUT, my kids had a great time playing in the waves and collecting shell on a perfect June day

1  Thank plandoc
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Reviewed June 23, 2014

Broad nice beach with friendly restaurant, shaded tables and when in full operation rentals. Permit is expensive $40 per car but you can walk or ride a bike in to Cooper's. Ocean is nice cove area but a lot of rocks as you first go in.

1  Thank metravel818
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