Dr. Beach's Top 10 beaches of 2011
East Hampton, N.Y.
"Main Beach provides the perfect blend of nature and built environment," Leatherman said. "Wealthy summertime residents flock here to the beaches protected by a conservation easement, dating back over 300 years. Main Beach is a great place for star-spotting, since many actors and actresses frequently visit this beach for its idyllic setting in a small village."