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Tobay Beach

Massapequa, NY
+1 516-679-3900
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Great local beach

I've been going there all my life and it has come a long way. There is now a water park for kids in... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
Kelly D
Family Fun In The Sun

A pleasant, relaxing day at the beach. It is possible to enjoy the beach without loud blaring... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2016
Luella K
Grand Island, New York
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“bay side” (17 reviews)
“non residents” (11 reviews)
Massapequa, NY
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

I've been going there all my life and it has come a long way. There is now a water park for kids in addition to the playground. Less packed than Jones Beach but does get very crowded on the weekends in the summer.

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 29 November 2016

A pleasant, relaxing day at the beach. It is possible to enjoy the beach without loud blaring radios and wild antics on the beach. The beach area is well maintained and clean.

Thank Luella K
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The crews keep this beach pretty clean during the summer. The restaurants were closed due to some shady dealings but are scheduled to open in '17. The concession stand at the beach (hot dog & ice cream stuff) was open but not selling beer In...More

Thank izzyandme
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great town of Oyster Bay beach. Free after purchasing a yearly TOB pass .A lot of parking,clean ocean beach, nice food stand on ocean side. Water park good for children, maybe up to 12 years old. Bay side beach good for small children (no waves)....More

Thank cidwal
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

For the amount of taxes and beach charges for residents and non residents those beaches should be spotless. Instead of paying 50 kids to stand around give them some responsibility and let them do some weed pulling and cleaning so they could bring there families...More

Thank pat1015
Reviewed 1 October 2016

You don't really need to go to the big ocean beaches especially if you have small children. This beach is right on the bay and has few if any waves. Great little place right on the Southshore.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I am definitely just not a beach person, but my kids are. I like Tobay, despite the high cost for non residents to go. I like they have this AMAZING splash park/playground on the bay side of the beach. It's one of the best near...More

Thank akitkat118
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Tobay Beach, Massapequa – 516-679-3900 Ocean Parkway, Massapequa For Town of Oyster Bay residents, with non-residents permitted Monday through Friday (excluding holidays). Surf bathing in Atlantic Ocean, calm water bathing in South Oyster Bay, refreshment stands, restaurants, surfboarding and soft boarding area, 9/11 Memorial, an...More

Thank Lewis I
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Best neach in Nassau County. We have spent sunrise ro sunset there. Bike path, food, outdoor showers and restrooms. You can surf in certain sections and also surf cast if your into fishing.

Thank rockman14
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My children and I have been coming to this beach since they were toddlers. The beach is clean, fairly small - as in you don't have to walk so far to get to the water, the life guards are friendly and helpful, and the overall...More

Thank JulCalC
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16 July 2017|
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Response from susanbD6292RA | Reviewed this property |
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16 July 2017|
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Response from Occams_Hammer | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no. The only loophole, though, is to have a resident in the car with you. He can show his ID and you'll receive the resident rate.
17 May 2017|
Response from vicki1970 | Reviewed this property |
There is handicap access on both the bay and ocean sides. You would still need to park near the tunnel and go under the parkway to see the ocean but there are no stairs. There is a huge deck by the concessions that I assume... More