Nestled amidst the tranquil Channel Islands, Jersey is an absolute gem, offering a haven for families seeking sun-kissed adventures along its pristine coastline. From the glistening shores to the azure depths of the sea, Jersey’s myriad of bays offer an fabulous canvas for unforgettable family beach holidays.
Hop on a brief flight or board a ferry and before you know it you’ll feel the soft sand beneath your feet and your dream family beach holiday can begin. The island offers a range of hotels catering for family beach holidays ensuring you’ll find the perfect place for you and your family. Just pack your beach essentials and head off to our idyllic haven for fun in the sun and surf. Time to make cherished moments and memories with your loved ones.
Discover Jersey’s favourite bays for family beach holidays.
With a trip to Jersey, you and your family will uncover not just a beach holiday, but a cornucopia of activities. Each bay is completely unique. From St. Brelade’s enchanting sands to Plémont’s rugged allure, Grève de Lecq’s adventure-packed shores to St. Ouen’s wild shoreline, Jersey’s bays are ideal for exploration and shared moments leaving you with cherished memories of your family beach holiday in Jersey.
St. Brelade's Bay.
During your family beach holiday in Jersey, the beautiful St. Brelade’s bay is a must. As you step onto the sun-kissed sands with the bay’s golden shoreline stretching ahead of you, it offers complete relaxation or the perfect place for family adventures! Sandcastle friendly sands, shallow waters ideal for paddling or swimming, and a wide range of water sports on offer, you’ll be not be short of things to do on your family beach holiday.
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L'Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa in Jersey has an almost Mediterranean feel, yet the hotel itself is unmistakably British. The interior is calm and elegant, full of space and light, while the outside impresses with the beautiful Terrace boasting an incredible view over golden sand and crystal clear waters.
Situated at St. Brelade's Bay, Jersey's premier and family-friendly beach, Jono's Watersports can ensure a perfect day out at the seaside. A designated swimming area, with a variety of watersports and land based activities on offer, you can take lessons or just hire the equipment, depending on you age and ability and head of for a day of enjoyment.
Nestled in the heart of St. Brelade's Bay, Oyster Box combines glorious sea views with chic-casual dining. The eclectic menu features the finest local seafood, fresh meat, vegan and vegetarian dishes. Soak up the sun on the terrace on a summer evening, or enjoy a cosy winter escape on a crisp winter's night.
Offering a casual beach side dining experience serving delicious food daily; from local lobster and seafood specials to family favourites and light bites, all at realistic prices. Join us for a cold beer, a glass of vino or why not try one of our famous mojitos. While away the day with stunning views over St. Brelade's Bay.
Jersey’s leading watersports and adventure centre located in the stunning St. Brelade’s Bay, owned and run by a professional and experienced team who enjoy nothing more than to share their passion for the sea and adventure with visitors and locals alike.
Right on the seafront at St. Brelade's Bay, the flagship Jersey Crab Shack restaurant offers relaxed island-inspired dining with spectacular panoramic views. The small and big plate menu provides flexible ordering with plenty choice, from traditional fish and chips to vegan and vegetarian options.
The Golden Sands is a four star hotel, located right in the heart of St. Brelade's Bay; a place celebrated for its clean bathing and watersports. It's an ideal place for those looking for a short break, a romantic 'away-from-it-all' holiday, and of course it's a perfect location for guests with families.
Carefully designed to offer relaxed beach vibes all day long, from breakfast and brunch through to sunset drinks and dinner. Whether you’re looking for a place to enjoy a get-together with family and friends, or a relaxed spot for sunset drinks – The Beach Club is the perfect place to be!
Amani Self-Catering is situated just 30 metres from the beach in the beautiful St. Brelade's Bay, consisting of just six two bedroom executive mews houses, two apartments, and one four bedroom house. All stylishly decorated to the highest standard, each having its own identity, with luxury features that will make your stay more memorable.
Standing majestically on St. Brelade’s beachfront and with five acres of stunning gardens, The St. Brelade’s Bay Hotel is the epitome of charm and style. Stay in one of 77 luxurious rooms and suites, choose one of our perfect venues for dining, cocktails or a light meal or energise yourself at the Health Club.
A short journey along the coast brings you to Plémont Bay. Here, the untamed beauty of the bay echoes the island’s spirit. When the tide is out children can become explorers with rock pools teeming with marine life or do some body boarding or surfing As the sun sets the family will have lots of stories to tell. Plémont Bay, where nature, beauty and drama create lasting memories.
Explore the newly restored headland at Plémont and discover a German Second World War Strongpoint. Strongpoint Plemont was a multi-leveled defence with stunning views of the other Channel Islands and Normandy. You will find remains of mortar, machine gun, anti-aircraft and searchlight bunkers. The site is on cliff paths, please take care.
Head to the island's west coast and experience the giant willow Puffin sculptures, commissioned by 'Bird on the Edge' and the 'National Trust for Jersey'. These sculptures were put on display to mark the 'Arrival of the Puffins', which highlights the plight of these wonderful birds and Jersey's key role in protecting the Puffins and other seabirds.
Grève de Lecq Beach.
If you’re looking for a mix of relaxation and adventure, welcome to Grève de Lecq Beach. The pristine sands are ideal for picnics and sunbathing, while the sea shares tales of daring escapades. The shoreline calls upon young adventurers to explore its nooks and crannies, revealing a treasure trove of captivating seashells and intriguing rock formations. Grève de Lecq Beach is a firm favourite with families.
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of St. Helier and visit the most picturesque bay in Jersey, where you’ll find Le Moulin de Lecq. Once one of the island's ancient water mills, the Moulin now offers the warmest welcome to both locals and visitors. Serving tasty traditional homemade fayre and a vast array of real ales, wines and spirits.
A small, family run, friendly site in beautiful surroundings which accepts motorhomes, campervans, caravans or tents. We do not have hire tents. Our Oasis Café is also open all day for delicious food and drinks. So sit back and relax, or enjoy exploring our beautiful island. The choice is yours.
Grève de Lecq Bay was a German strongpoint during the Occupation. The German Forces deployed a lot of armaments and bunkers in the area. In the middle of the bay a Jersey Round Tower dominates the view, this Napoleonic era tower was also modified by the Germans to include a secure bunker at the base, and a roof-mounted machine gun.
A family-run guest house overlooking the beach at Greve de Lecq on Jersey's north coast, includes a fabulous restaurant and bar serving seafood from the bay. Known for its beautiful surroundings, informal simplicity and down to earth prices, the team have worked tirelessly to build up the reputation they have today.
St. Ouen's Bay.
Stretching magnificently along the western coast, St. Ouen’s Bay is a sweeping sandy bay. As you stroll its boundless shoreline with your family, each step etches a memory in time. Try your hand at a diverse range of watersports—kayaking, windsurfing, even blokarting—for an adrenaline boost to your family holiday. As the day winds down, gather with loved ones to witness a stunning sunset – a perfect end to a day at the seaside.
Little Joe’s is known for being a surf school that cares. Our mission statement is bringing children down to the beach to discover and learn the importance of being outdoors, learning not just about the sea and beach safety, but learning from the environment around them – using St. Ouen’s Bay as the ultimate classroom.
The Jersey Surf School is Jersey’s longest running surf school and has been firmly established as one of the UK’s most highly reputable surf schools. We offer everything from performance programs, junior lifesaver program to summer camps. All instructors are RNLI lifeguards, experienced surfers & ISA qualified, book now to avoid disappointment :)
The Splash Surf Centre operates from the iconic Splash surf ‘shak’ which has been at the heart of Jersey surfing since the early 1960's. It was the home of the original Jersey Surf School and the venue for all major International Contests on the Island. Today our professional, friendly team offer lessons and coaching to everyone who wants to learn.
The iconic Barge Aground is uniquely positioned in the stunning St. Ouen’s Bay with direct access to the beach. Built in the 1930s, this is the last of the seaside follies and chalets which once lined the bay. The décor has a 1930s theme, with walnut wooden floors and some original furniture.
Faulkner Fisheries is an independently family-owned group of companies buying and selling live, fresh, cooked, smoked, frozen, dried and preserved seafood in Jersey, Channel Islands and France. The group’s vivier is nestled inside a Second World War German bunker at L’Etacq in St. Ouen.
Delicious food. Breathtaking views. We bring you the perfect setting for great food and drink, whatever the occasion. Chef Martin is renowned locally for his ability to bring out the finest flavours across our menu of delicious specialities and local favourites. We offer casual dining for all tastes.
A fun and friendly surf school in the heart of Jersey's surfing community. We are the most central surf school in the bay, providing quality instruction with a focus on safety in and out of the water. Popular with locals and fun and informative for visitors. We can cater for all abilities, confidence levels and age groups.
Visit Jersey’s original beach café, and possibly one of Britain’s original surf schools, hiring out boards since 1948. Perched on the very edge of the beach and in the middle of one of the finest surf bays in Europe. El Tico Beach Cantina, is a world class destination for fabulous food, great wine and glorious beachside sunsets.
Discovery Bay Apartments offer spectacular sea views and often, magnificent sunsets. A million miles from the stresses and strains of modern day living, the apartments have been refurbished in a contemporary style and finished to high standards.
Experience Rocco's Crazy, Mini & Adventure Golf, a total of 54 holes of fun in the heart of St. Ouen's Bay. Rocco's Crazy Golf is a Jersey themed 18 Hole Crazy Golf course with holes inspired by Jersey landmarks such as Rocco's Tower and Corbière Lighthouse. Fun for all the family! Open 9am - 6pm everyday including bank holidays!
A place where the waves, the sky and the sand, are never the same twice. Our lessons are available for both beginner and advanced levels. For beginners we have introductory lessons and trial courses as well as full courses. Surf lessons for groups or individuals, are a brilliant way of really enjoying your holiday in Jersey - Come and see us today!
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