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Great beach, amazing shells. Says no swimming but there was a lifeguard on duty... Cars must pay or... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Shelley D
via mobile
Calmer waters

If you have little kids, the ocean is useless for them to play. This is calm and they can walk out... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
jeffrey r
Sag Harbor, New York
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Off Bay Street near Hempstead Street, Sag Harbor, NY
+1 631-725-0222
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

This is a beautiful spot to avoid crowds and stroll on the beach and enjoy a beautiful sunset on the water.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Great beach, amazing shells. Says no swimming but there was a lifeguard on duty... Cars must pay or display a pass. Only downside was that within an hour we were badly bitten by something... At least ten times & boy did it hurt!! I'd like...More

Thank Shelley D
Reviewed October 2, 2017

If you have little kids, the ocean is useless for them to play. This is calm and they can walk out pretty far. Cove is spectacular. Small playground yet close to town.

Thank jeffrey r
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Great beach to watch the 4th of July fireworks. Great parking and facilities. Playground for the kids too

Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

You need a sag harbor village parking sticker to pArk in the lot here and i guess that keeps the crowds down. This is a great spot to swim (despite the "no swimming" signs), and a great spot for dogs (across from the parking lot)....More

3  Thank Captainjoecarroll
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Hidden away from the main crowds, Haven's Beach is for families and boaters. We like it for the simple pleasure it offers...after a day at the beach we take our dog for a walk and watch the sailboats in the harbor. Of course we make...More

Thank susankeber88
Reviewed May 21, 2016

I could not swim but we only lived two blocks away and my parents brought me here because it was SAFE. Seaweed - yes. Undercurrent - no. Waves - no. Shallow - yes. I am now in my seventies and still cannot swim but I...More

1  Thank 181carole
Reviewed May 18, 2016

We used to take the kids to this beach every day. The water is mild and great for looking for shells. The beach is not that deep so you don't feel like you are dragging all of your beach stuff very far. There are close...More

Thank hobojungle
Reviewed February 17, 2016

Equipped with swings, jungle gym, sliding board, rest rooms, gazebo, picnic tables, BBQ's, this is a great beach for families with children. The bay waters are calm and the beach is sandier than most bay beaches.

Thank Gioiadipaolo
Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a terrific Bay beach in Sag Harbor. No real waves and easily accessible from parking lot. There are bathrooms here in season. Will need a local resident sticker or you can buy a day pass. There is also a swing set, slide and...More

Thank JODI11963
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