Petit Port Beach

Petit Port Beach - Guernsey

One of a trio of stunning beaches near St Martin in the southeast corner of Guernsey,  Petit Port is the most remote. Set in a little bay at the foot of steep green cliffs this is a beach that only really comes into its own when the tide is out. 

Come at high tide and you will be met with a modest patch of rocks and pebbles up against the cliffside. Plan your visit right and this is one of the prettiest beaches on the island. With a good-sized stretch of pale golden sand and clear turquoise waters you’d think this would be one of the most popular beaches on Guernsey.

One reason it doesn’t get busy at Petit Port is the more than 270 steps you will need to climb down. Worth it? Yes, but you may not be so enthusiastic on the way back up!

Unsurprisingly there are no facilities on the beach. There are toilets nearby at the Doyle Column and if you fancy a snack there is the Jerbourg Kiosk a short walk away.

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Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

We do not have information on this beach but restrictions may apply (usually from Easter until the end of Summer)

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  • Swimming/bathing

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