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“clean water”(4 reviews)
Scenic beach stretches 500 feet along the Atlantic shoreline offering a view of historic mansions in the distance.
268 Meadow Ln, Southampton, NY 11968-4600
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The problem here is that if you are not a local, technically you should not be here. We came late in the season, found a parking spot and spent an hour on the beach. Don't tell anybody, but if you park in front of St...More

Thank differentname
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a great afternoon with family from Newyork. Didnt realise how close it was,only 3 hours from Manhattan Parking $50 US , was the only drawback considering we dont pay for parking at our beaches in Australia

Thank Judith W
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Sand, water and atmosphere were pleasant. Short walk to snack bar and bathrooms. Enjoyed our time at the beach, but not something I would do everyday with a $50 parking fee.

1  Thank nmber23
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is the main Southampton beach and it is also open for non -residents, given that you get a non- residentialpermit for $300 and you are willing to pay $50 to park your car each day. The cafe is overpriced and greasy too. You can...More

1  Thank Verea74
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I am a beach snob. This beach, although not perfect, is the best beach that I have been to in NY (admittedly, I have only gone to one other, and have only looked snobbishly upon the others) Although in the Hamptons, beach goers were very...More

2  Thank Yardielady
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

$50 to park, Every day. Chair rental was $10 but fairly good chairs. They have umbrellas too. Bathrooms are close, the beach isn’t very deep so it’s not a far walk. They have a really good snack bar with lots too offer (sodas, water, smoothies,...More

2  Thank Kapricca
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful. Waves not too big nor crashing down. Parking was ok if you get there early, else you are SOL.

Thank Intrafinesse
Reviewed 27 August 2018

So just an FYI- its open to the public, but you have to pay a $50 parking permit fee at the entrance. So many reviews on here are NOT clear on that. Clean, but very rough. Be safe!

1  Thank Annalisa B
Reviewed 20 August 2018

You've got to be kidding! Have you not been to Long Beach Island in New Jersey? An 18 mile long white sand beach, meticulously cleaned every night, with lifeguards every 100 yards. Absolutely gorgeous. The swimming beaches alternate with surfer areas and surf fishing areas....More

9  Thank Patricia J
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We loved Cooper's Beach. It is lovely. The best part was paying $50 for a day of parking! What! I must be crazy. We were visiting from San Francisco, so we are used to absurd prices, so we said what the heck. It was exciting...More

16  Thank Robert Y
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29 June 2018|
Response from Christina M | Reviewed this property |
You would have to her there prior to the arrival of the guards which is probably before 8:00am. When my children were young and I was on a budget, I would arrive at Jones Beach by 7:30 to avoid paying to parking fee! Good... More
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Response from Robert J | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Jeffrey S | Reviewed this property |
Parking is free, after 5pm. Before that it is $40 per vehicle