Attractions Jersey Beaches

Here are a few of the our family favorites

Please note that, while most beaches in Jersey offer safe swimming, bathing can be dangerous in some locations. From mid-May to the end of September St Ouen's Bay, St Brelade’s Bay and Plémont are patrolled by lifeguards. Patrolled areas, which are safe for swimming, are indicated with red and yellow flags, but be aware that these may be moved during the day depending on the state of the tide.

St Ouen's Bay

We have been fortunate to travel all over the world but have never found a finer beach than St Ouen’s – think five miles of golden sand and some of the best surf in Europe. This is a special place for us as we spent many a summer holiday here as children in and out of the water.


We think this is possibly Jersey's most beautiful beach, with safe swimming in calm conditions and plenty of rock pools and caves for the children to explore. It’s off the beaten track on the north coast and has a Famous Five feel about it. But be warned, Jersey has one of the highest tidal ranges anywhere in the world which means that at high tide the beach can disappear completely!

Grève de Lecq

This is a popular beach for local families, it’s easy to get to with good parking nearby and the sand is a striking golden colour and great for building sandcastles. The cafés on the pier here are legendary (we take our food seriously in Jersey). The island is only nine miles by five but believe it or not there’s a café, pub or restaurant for every day of the year.


A sunseeker's paradise tucked away on the south coast of the island. It’s best accessed by kayak or boat but as with many of Jersey’s hidden treasures, the climb down can be fun as well. Jersey is the warmest place in the British Isles so we enjoy an enviable outdoor lifestyle and even in the winter months this bay has its fair share of visitors enjoying the coastal path.