Guernsey Swimming beaches

The beach guide has 15 swimming beaches listed in Guernsey. Check here for all swimming beaches in the UK

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    1. Shell Beach

    Shell beach is located on the far side of Herm Island, just off the coast of Guernsey. A truly lovely stretch of golden sand there is always plenty of room to play, sunbathe, eat ice cream or just relax.

    The name of the beach…

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    2. Ladies Bay

    Sitting on the edge of the wild beauty of L’Ancresse Common, Ladies Bay is well known as a family friendly destination in the area. However, this beach is also popular with wind and kitesurfing enthusiasts whose idea of a relaxing day…

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    3. Vazon Beach

    Vazon is a delightful, sandy beach on the north western coast of Guernsey. It is about a mile and a half long, making it the largest beach on the island. Get here at low tide to enjoy the vast expanse of sand.  Get here early and…

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    4. Petit Bot Bay

    The beautiful little cove of Petit Bot is set at the base of two wooded valleys on a sheltered section of Guernsey's south coast. Flanked by high cliffs the beach here is a veritable sun trap. There's a good expanse of sand and also plenty…

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    5. L'Eree Beach

    L'Eree is a popular beach located on the west coast of Guernsey. Golden sands slope gently into the azure sea. The beach's sheltered position in L'Eree Bay make it suitable for swimming and snorkelling. There are some rockpools to explore,…

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    6. Grandes Rocques Beach

    Grandes Roques is a beautiful sandy beach in the north-west of the island of Guernsey. Flanked by pink-hued granite rocks, and backed by gentle grassy dunes it makes a delightful place to sunbathe or play in the clean white sand. …

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    7. Port Soif Bay

    The crescent-shaped Port Soif Bay, on the north-west coast of Guernsey is a sandy beach close to St Peter Port. Extensive sand dunes behind the beach provide shelter, and make this a good destination for a spot of sunbathing. …

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    8. Cobo Beach

    Near the heart of charming Cobo Village, this sandy bay has been likened to a Caribbean paradise (although the weather might not always be so warm!). 

    One of the Guernsey's most popular beaches, Cobo Beach is a haven for…

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    9. Fermain Beach

    This scenic, pebble beach is backed by low cliffs and dense woodland.  Being on the craggy south-eastern side of the island it is very different in character from most of Guernsey's better known beaches.  

    The waters…

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    10. Saint's Bay

    Lovely little sandy cove set in an inlet surrounded by protective cliffs. There is a small quay located within the sheltered south facing bay.

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    11. Pembroke Bay

    Pembroke Bay offers visitors a large, seemingly unbroken stretch of sand, the longest in Guernsey, on which to relax. Situated at the northernmost point of the island, the turquoise waters off the coast are ideal for a wide variety of…

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    12. Havelet Bay

    Within easy walking distance of St Peter Port, Havelet Bay is a great spot to unwind with views of Cornet Rock and its castle. If you fancy a swim you don't have to worry about the sea conditions as there are not one but 3 tidal swimming…

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    13. Bordeaux Harbour Beach

    This attractive little natural harbour on the north-eastern tip of the Guernsey is an ideal spot for an early morning swim. This is best done when the tide is in. The rocky bay is also popular with snorkelers, although strong currents…

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    14. Moulin Huet Bay

    Nestled among the craggy cliffs of Guernsey's south coast is the idyllic little cove of Moulin Huet. There is little doubt that this is one of the prettiest beaches on the island and it appears the celebrated renaissance artist Renoir…

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    15. Petit Port Beach

    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…