Best beaches in Guernsey

Below are a list of the top 10 beaches in Guernsey as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

The current most popular beach in Guernsey is Fermain. If you would like to have your say on which are the best beaches in Guernsey just follow the link to the beach and vote by clicking the star ratings at the top right of the page.

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    1. 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 here are crystal clear…

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    2. 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. The fine,…

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    3. 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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    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. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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 young people, who…

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    8. 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 enjoy…

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    9. 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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