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Coopers Beach

Southampton is a village located in Suffolk County, New York named after the Earl of Southampton. Coopers Beach is the most popular beach in Southampton village on Long Island. This is surrounded with the sea in one direction and historic mansions – including Calvin Klein's massive manse (the one with the turrets) in the other.

Cooper's Beach is situated in that part of New York, which is known as Hamptons. This area is quite wealthy and very upscale, many famous people own their vacation homes or live in this region. Being a resident, they get lot many “perks” such as free beach access, free parking and other amenities. Some vacationers use the various lodging accommodations available at the Cooper’s Beach. Shuttle service is available to and fro from outlying hotels and motels.

The rural shores of Coopers Beach are perfect for a summertime getaway. Swimming and walking are the best activities over here. The beach has a huge pavilion providing lunch, shower facilities and lifeguards. The daily parking permit costs $30.00, and for weekends you will have to pay $35.00 if you are a non-resident day tripper. This beach also has a concession stand. You can also rent a beach chair and an umbrella for $10.00. Cooper’s Beach is also the site of many fun summer outdoor activities and concerts. There are also interesting places to spend the day watching the boats and even shore birds out in the harbor area.

Coopers Beach supports miles of beaches with various beach front activities and local events scattered throughout the area. There are many rules, regulations and restrictions that must be followed at the Cooper’s Beach, and they are strongly enforced. No alcohol is permitted and drinks cannot be in glass containers. Pets are not allowed on the beach between 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM.

The white sandy shores with the backdrop of nature and nearby historic villages and mansions enables Coopers Beach, Southampton to be graded the third rank among America's Top Ten beaches, by "Dr. Beach" Stephen B. Leatherman a professor of environmental studies and a well versed beach specialist.