St Brelade's Bay

St Brelade's Bay - Jersey
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This stunning beach in its picturesque setting is possibly the most popular destination on the island of Jersey, and it’s easy to see why.  A wide expanse of clean, golden sand slopes gently down to the safe, turquoise waters of the bay. 

The beach is backed by a promenade with a palm-fringed grassy area and a number of shops and restaurants.  At the western end of the beach St Brelade’s Parish Church has a medieval Fisherman’s Chapel.  There is thought to have been a church on this site since 6th century.

St Brelade’s Bay is south-facing and enjoys hours of sunshine although the western end of the beach becomes partially shaded in the late afternoon.

This is the perfect destination for a day out.  Families flock here in the summer months to bathe, build sandcastles and enjoy the many watersport activities on offer.  Kayaks and pedal boats are available to rent and the adventurous will enjoy taking a ride on the banana boat which operates around the bay. Rockpools can be found at either end of the beach at low tide. 

There are a number of car parks nearby, but these fill up quickly in peak season.

Type of beach


Lifeguard service


Dogs friendly beach?

Dogs allowed

Dogs are permitted at all times but must be kept on leads from 10:30am to 6pm from May 1st to September 30th.

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  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wind surfing


  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Toilets
  • Town centre nearby
  • Shop
  • Pub nearby
  • Promenade

Nearest town

St Brelade

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Several car parks.

Water quality

Water quality star rating


Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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