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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 4 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful beach, but it is absolutely flooded with people during the summer months. They have a really great shack that makes awesome fish tacos. I would recommended coming back later in the day for a spectacular sunset. Bring a blanket, some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cassidia952
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This is the busiest / most disputed beach in the Hamptons. This fine white sand beach has been voted as one of the ten best in the country

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JudithW155
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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!

Date of experience: July 2018
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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
22 August 2017|
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Response from robertjR1864RA | 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