Atlantic Beach, New York is a small and queit beachside community bordering the New York City borough of Queens. The village is just 21 miles from Manhattan, less than 3 miles from JFK International Airport, and less than 6 miles from Brooklyn.
Atlantic Beach is located on Long Beach Barrier Island on the South Shore of Long Island in Nassau County. It shares the island with the town of Long Beach, East Atlantic Beach, Atlantic Beach Estates, Lido Beach and Point Lookout. The narrow island is approximately 1/2 mile wide and the Atlantic Ocean borders the east side, and the Reynolds Channel borders the bay side. The village is only 1.28 miles long.
Atlantic Beach is known for pristine private beaches, the boardwalk, and historic resort like beach clubs which were frequented by the Vanderbilts. The fictional character Sonny Corleone from the Godfather made his residence in the village. Scenes from mob hits Goodfellas, The Sopranos, and Boardwalk Empire were filmed at various beach clubs in the village.
Map of Atlantic Beach, NY