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Maine trip 2018

Beach is beautiful except for one section which was loaded with smelly seaweed. They are doing... read more

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Anita R
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Long Sands Beach

If you are looking for a great beach to park your chair and relax this is it! I have been coming to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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189 Long Beach Ave, York Beach, York, ME
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Reviewed yesterday

Beach is beautiful except for one section which was loaded with smelly seaweed. They are doing renovations on the sidewalks, very clean restrooms.

Thank Anita R
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are looking for a great beach to park your chair and relax this is it! I have been coming to York since I was a child and now I can enjoy the same beach with my son and his cousins. The children love...More

Thank melanieholt82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of space even on its most busiest days of summer. Awesome waves for the kids to ride there boogie boards on all day. Get by the bath house for bathrooms. Parking can be a challenge but if you willing to part with $20 for...More

Thank youk1968
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been renting a house with family here for about 5 years and have grown to love it. My wife grew up coming here and dragged me along initially. Now I don't need to be dragged any more. This beach has it all, in terms...More

1  Thank 9350traveler9350
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely beach, lots of sand, easy swimming. Only disadvantage is that it's very flat - so at high-tide, there's very little beach available! Parking's not easy either.

Thank A B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and so clean and maintained. Loved walking the shores and checking out the lighthouse.

Thank Txmamaof2
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Very clean beach. Great for kids, because it is very wide between the rock wall at the road and the surf. The tides slowly make their way up the sand, so there's lots of time to play. It's also very clean - especially on the...More

Thank seanzik
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This beach is really sandy and smooth for Maine. There are plenty of stores, restaurants, and ice cream shops nearby. This beach was pretty calm, but also had areas where people were surfing. You have to go at low tide, not much sand when the...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 14 August 2018

As can be seen from the title of my review, I love going to the beach. But, I have to admit, I'm a little bit spoiled by the beaches of Cape Cod National Seashore or any other East Coast beach that has a boardwalk, good...More

1  Thank aliceann1
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Long sands is such a great beach. It is easy to walk and you can always find a spot in the beach. The parking can be tricking. Fortunately for us we are usually staying in the strip somewhere. Good thing is NO MORE QUARTERS!!! They...More

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Jon B
15 July 2018|
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Response from Deborah W | Reviewed this property |
I have seen nothing that prohibits the use of bicycles on the beach. I would, however, use a bit of common sense and not attempt to ride them when the beach is full of people. Just a thought... I'm sure that folks would... More
Jenny D
29 June 2018|
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Response from M502RZmikec | Reviewed this property |
Jenny , all these answers are correct . Long Beach, , York, Maine. This should get you there .
Laurie L
27 May 2018|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
They have stations where you pay by credit card and put the receipt on your dashboard Be very careful as they have full time cops riding bikes monitoring these like hawks. We were back 15 minutes over and we had a ticket