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Love Main Beach! Great amenities!

I always love visiting Main Beach. they have beautiful, lifeguarded beaches, great bathrooms and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kim W
Fun, busy beach

You will have to pay for parking or get a parking pass (if you have a local house rented you can... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert C
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East Hampton, New York
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“snack bar” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
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Ocean Avenue, East Hampton, NY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always love visiting Main Beach. they have beautiful, lifeguarded beaches, great bathrooms and a cash-only snack bar with tons of options. Highly recommend!!

Thank Kim W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will have to pay for parking or get a parking pass (if you have a local house rented you can buy a pass....it's a process that is completed at town hall). Can be a fun beach. Gets really busy on summer weekends. During the...More

2  Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a creepy fog day, when nobody else was around. Very limited parking but I saw another place that didn't appear to need to pay, so I parked over there. Water was a bit chilly but not too bad. Sand was great.

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Beach was ok. Could use a little tlc. No public bathrooms. I think that is a hint. I prefer Fire Island, Montauk for out east beaches.

Thank Louise D
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

We were there in early June and it was quite deserted but very pretty. sand was fine and beaches were very well groomed. Water was cold though.

1  Thank RichardK938
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

One of the most beautiful beaches I've ever ever seen. So gorgeous, clean and quiet. Loved it and will be back.

2  Thank Kristin H
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Open 9:00AM-5:00PM which is the time frame that the lifeguards are on duty. But plenary of people were swimming and the signs seem to be simply a CYA statement. The bathrooms close at 5PM and the snack bar at 6PM but that also means they...More

2  Thank Mark K
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

One of many beautiful east hampton beaches. This one has lifeguards. But it has no access for any cars except for those locals with a sticker. So it is quite a hike there from anyplace in town. Even people from East Hampton can't go here...More

4  Thank Victoria S
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

There had been a great deal of hurricane activity so the surf was roaring! Our group was content to just smell the salty air and watch the beautiful surf on a lovely sunny day!

Thank NancyinDerby
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Good facilities but yet minimalistic. Still the most crowded of the east hamptons beaches. Lovely sand.

Thank MajorMad
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Eric D
2 July 2018|
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Response from Mark K | Reviewed this property |
It closes at 5:00PM which only means that the lifeguards are off duty and the concessions and bathrooms close. There is nothing stopping you from going to watch the sunset.
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Sheena T
31 July 2017|
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Response from Lakegirlindianapolis | Reviewed this property |
It's in east Hampton on Long Island.
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kjaz43
11 September 2015|
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Response from julia m | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The driving distance from Wainscott to Main Beach is less than 5 miles. If you are not a resident of East Hampton Village, where Main Beach is, you have to pay $375 for a season parking pass. Or, if you go only for the... More
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