The Largest Channel Island
With over 50 miles (80 kms) of beautiful coastline, Jersey beaches are amongst the best in the British Isles. From secluded rocky coves in the north to golden sandy beaches on the south and west coast, the sweeping sandy beaches in Jersey embody a holiday of sun, sea and sand that is suitable for families, couples and singles alike looking for a beach holiday in Jersey. In St. Brelade’s Bay, you can choose between fun filled beach activities such as fun boat rides, canoeing or simply spend a leisurely afternoon in one of the beach front cafes. St.Ouen’s Bay, in the west coast of Jersey is renowned for its surfing and hosts several international surfing competitions. St. Aubin’s Bay is a popular spot for water skiers and wind surfers looking for an active beach holiday in Jersey.
There are jet skis available for hire and water skiing lessons for beginners at the beach. The sandy beach of St. Aubin’s Bay is also a favourite haunt for building sand castles. For those who want to get away from the crowds, Beauport, as a beach holiday in Jersey, offers secluded and protected coves and is an ideal and safe place for sunbathers. Jersey has some of the largest tidal flows in the world, sometimes with as much as a 40 foot difference between the high and the low water mark, therefore, care should be taken when bathing or exploring the seashore. A team of professional beach lifeguards patrol the following beaches from mid-May to the end of September - St Ouen’s Bay, St Brelade’s Bay and Plemont. There is also a lifeguard at West Park and the Havre des Pas pool but these areas are not patrolled.