Thrillist named these beaches the easiest and breeziest places to enjoy the surf and sand in New York’s summer hot spot.
Though it's often thought of as a playground for the elite, the Hamptons has plenty of beaches that are accessible to everyone--no multi-million dollar house required. Thrillist ranked the top beaches in the Hamptons by convenience—or how easy it is for the average visitor to get there, snag a spot on the sand, and enjoy the day. At these beaches, you’re always in the right place.
1. Coopers Beach, Southampton
Named one of the most beautiful beaches in 2017 by Dr. Beach, Coopers Beach boasts rentable umbrellas and chairs, access to showers, and a fully stocked concession stand. Its numerous amenities and the nearby Southampton Inn make this the most convenient of all the beaches.
2. Two Mile Hollow Beach, East Hampton
A mellower beach, this stretch of sand is great for a younger crowd, water-sport enthusiasts (think kayaking, paddle boarding, and wind- and kite-surfing), or devoted dog-spotters. Two Mile Hollow also has picnic space and lifeguards on duty seasonally.
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3. Atlantic Avenue Beach, Amagansett
Non-Hamptons residents know that this beach is prime for those without a village permit. Atlantic Avenue Beach is the closest beach to Main Beach and has great street food and takeout options. And when you’ve soaked up all the rays you can handle, The Stephen Talkhouse is the evening hot spot for open mics, dancing, and movie nights.
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