Jersey beaches and baysHere's a few of our favourite sandy spots where you can top up on vitamin sea during your island break!
St Brelade's Bay
This beautiful Jersey beach is one of the island’s most popular, loved by visitors for its golden sand and safe swimming. If you’re visiting the island, you’ll find plenty to do at St Brelade’s beach including family friendly activities, watersports, beach cafés and seaside restaurants, beach walks and plenty of sunbathing spots.
St Aubin's Bay
St Aubin’s Bay sprawls over the central part of Jersey’s southern coast. Explore a vast expanse of sandy beach spanning from St Helier to St Aubin’s Village. As the bay faces south, you can laze in the sunshine from dawn to dusk or take a stroll and feel the loose, golden sand beneath your feet.
Getting to Portelet Bay is an adventure in itself. Those brave enough to take the steep descent down the steps from the cliff to this western beach can enjoy a bracing swim in the crystal clear water. Like St Aubin’s Bay, Portelet faces south so you can bask in the sun’s rays throughout the day.
Greve de Lecq Beach
This sheltered north facing beach is fringed with wooded slopes and leafy country pubs. It's a firm favourite with families, haveing rocks to climb, pools to seek out critters, a sea that’s never too far out even at a low tide and lifeguards during the summer months. All in all this beach is a winner.
Nearest Hotels - Greenhills
This sandy cove on the north-west tip of the island has to be one of Jersey’s most beautiful beaches. Flanked by soaring cliffs, the sands are washed by a gentle surf while low tide reveals rock pools, fascinating sea caves, and even a fresh water waterfall. Be sure to discover Plémont's natural drama and enchanting beauty during your stay.
Bonne Nuit Bay
Bonne Nuit Bay is a small natural harbour nestled in the north coast and sheltered by the cliffs towering above it. At low tide, a small sandy beach appears below the pebbles, a perfect spot to build sandcastles, make some beach art or feast on a picnic.
This beautiful fishing port nestles in Jersey’s north-east and is sheltered by green rolling hills. At low tide a small expanse of beautiful white sand is revealed with tiny fishing boats stranded on it’s banks. Many are drawn to this blissful scene to pass a quiet afternoon over cloudless views of the French coast.
Nearest Hotels - Chateau La Chaire
St Ouen's Bay
With its sun kissed headland and soft sandy beaches, Jersey’s western shoreline offers up some of the island’s most magical locations. St Ouen’s Bay's expansive golden sands is one of Jersey’s most iconic beaches whilst also a spiritual home for Jersey surfers and thrill seekers, thanks to the rolling waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Corbiere Lighthouse stands at the far end of the bay and at low tide can be accessed via a causeway.
Nearest Hotels - The Atlantic Hotel
Havre des Pas
Only a short stroll from the centre of St Helier, this sheltered south facing beach is drenched with Jersey sunshine and skirted with beautiful art deco-style boardwalks. A prominent feature of the bay is its Lido, an ideal spot for a dip.
The Royal Bay of Grouville, known to locals as Long Beach, has a long stretch of soft golden sand with calm sheltered waters perfect for swimming. You can enjoy water skiing, wakeboarding, banana boat rides and even hire a motor dinghy in summer. Young families will love this friendly beach nestled near the sleepy Gorey Village.