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Long Island Beach

It's a private town beach in the ocean with clean white sand. The bayside has boat slips that you can pull up and tie up in. The Gilgo Inn is a small bar on the bayside to grab a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2016
lollygal
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

It's a private town beach in the ocean with clean white sand. The bayside has boat slips that you can pull up and tie up in. The Gilgo Inn is a small bar on the bayside to grab a drink and watch the sunset.

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Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Gilgo is the place to be for sun, surf, cold beer/cocktails on the bayside at the GBI. All kinds of kinds go to Gilgo. All swim, surf, boogie board, play volleyball, whatever. An awesome vibe here.

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deer park,ny
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

as a town resident, you can buy the beach pass, allowing you to enjoy this little gem for free. the Gilgo Beach Inn is an added attraction. Love that place!

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Thank 11messiah
Rye, New York
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Always loved it. Went again this past weekend and still in love. Perfect size and has all amenities you could want. The parking lot is small, the walk over to beach is short/quick and the beach has the right amount of people with a nice crowd. Love, love, love

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NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

Another great long island south shore beach. Perfect white sand, nice surf and great times. Unfortunately like most Long Island beaches it is accessible only to town residents.

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East Islip, New York
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015

Can't always get in to this beach, unless I'm with family/friends that have a Babylon town permit, but I do love it here. So much nicer than the public beaches. Less crowded with more of a local feel.

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Deer Park, New York
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63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

We love Gilgo Beach!!!! I have always been a "cedar overlook beach girl". since I was a little girl, we used to frequent that beach every week several times a week. Now as a Mom of older children, my husband and I love to go to Gilgo because the walk is much shorter. Two years ago I had to be... More 

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Riverside, Connecticut
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

If you live in Connecticut, NYC or lower NY and want to get one day of learning to surf or expand your learning this is a great place to start. The first step is to contact Bunger Surf Shop in Babylon, the home of the local legendary surfboard shaper Charles Bunger. His children now run the shop and are true... More 

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west babylon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Always crowded and always fun. Boat docking is available and there's a small snack shack with burgers and drinks. There's usually some music playing on weekend afternoons. Just get there early to secure a parking spot.

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Babylon, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

Get the the Babylon town pass first. Then Enjoy this family oriented beach. One of my favorite beaches to go to on Long Island. Always a band playing at the little restaurant outdoors.

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