Best beaches in Jersey

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Below are a list of the top 12 beaches in Jersey as selected by the users of the Beach Guide website.

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

  • 1. St Brelade's Bay

    St Brelade's Bay © Jersey Tourism | BY-SA

    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…

  • 2. Portelet Bay

    Portelet Bay © Foxyorange

    This beautiful bay on Jersey's south coast is saved from the summer crowds by the steep climb down. The beach here is sheltered between high cliffs and south facing which makes it a veritable suntrap. The sand here is fine and golden but there are also plenty of rocky features and pools to keep everybody…

  • 3. Bouley Bay

    Bouley Bay © Bob Embleton | BY-SA

    Bouley Bay Beach sits on the north coast of Jersey and is located next to the tallest cliffs on the island which stand at a height of 400 feet. The bay takes its name from the French word ‘bouleau' which is a kind of birch tree. The sweeping bay here stretches for two miles and…

  • 4. Beauport Beach

    Beauport © David James Ovens

    The stunning beach at Beauport Bay on Jersey consists of a strip of golden sand that is sheltered from the wind and also known as something of a sun-trap. The south-facing beach gets the best of the local weather, and it is only in the late afternoon that the sun drops behind the cliffs to…

  • 5. Plemont Beach

    Plemont © Danrok

    Plemont Beach is a secluded cove on the northern shore of Jersey. It is well known for its network of caves which can be explored by visitors and there is also a good, sandy beach, with some large rocks. The beach is sheltered from the wind and an excellent location for sunbathing whilst admiring the…

  • 6. Green Island Beach

    Green Island © Man Vyi

    Located on the southernmost point of Jersey, Green Island sits at the end of a two mile stretch of white sandy beach. This is one of the most popular beaches on the island, both with locals and with visitors, meaning it is complete with amenities such as ample parking and a restaurant and cafe. The…

  • 7. Grouville Beach

    Grouville © Danrok

    Grouville is an attractive, wide, sandy beach on the east coast of Jersey. Queen Victoria was so impressed with the area when she visited that she decided to give it a Royal Epithet, hence the name The Royal Bay of Grouville. The beach is popular for swimmers as the shallow waters are warmed by the…

  • 8. Greve de Lecq Beach

    Greve de Lecq © Ds Pugh | BY-SA

    The sandy sheltered beach of Grève de Lecq is the most popular on Jersey's north shore. With high cliffs to either side it is sheltered from the wind most of the time. The downside is it tends to lose the late afternoon sun. There is a large cave that runs all the way through the…

  • 9. St Ouens Bay

    St Ouens Bay © Kirsty Gibson

    St Ouen’s Bay lays claim to being the longest beach in Jersey running the length of the island's west coast. Its local nickname is 'The Five Mile Road' with three miles of 'road' being made up of soft golden sand. The beach here is regarded as one of the best spots for surfing in the…

  • 10. Bonne Nuit Beach

    Bonne Nuit © Jerry Clack

    The small harbour of Bonne Nuit is nestled on the north coast of the island, sheltered by the hills towering above it. Bonne Nuit got its name from the French "good night" because of its reputation as a quiet and peaceful mooring. The name is well deserved as this is an exceptionally quiet beach, protected…

  • 11. Rozel Beach

    Rozel © Bob Embleton | BY-SA

    The small fishing port of Rozel on the north east corner of the island is well known for its selection of superb eateries. However, when the tide drops it reveals a lovely beach of particularly soft, white sand. Facing north east as it does, the beach at Rozel is sheltered from the prevailing south-westerly winds.…

  • 12. Havre des Pas Beach

    Havre des Pas © Man Vyi

    Havre de Pas is a popular beach on the outskirts of St Helier. The beach here is mainly composed of coarse sand with some seaweed exposed at low tide. The main feature of the beach is the large tidal bathing pool originally built in the 1890’s and re-designed in Art Deco style in the 1920s.…