Step right up for the third and final month of the season of spring – May. What better time to take a little holiday? The May half term holiday is the perfect time to discover, or rediscover Jersey amidst its colourful countryside and its clear water bays, in the longer and brighter days. This is not summer yet but what’s more exciting than a taste of the beach and awakening nature on such a beautiful island, where all sorts of landscapes and activities are a stone’s throw away.
Your family half term break in Jersey.
For active family holidays.
Are you the kind of family that loves to get out, have adventures and feel the satisfaction of a day well spent? Test your head for heights at Valley Adventure Centre, get rad in the waves of St. Ouen’s Bay, paddle out for adventure and bounce for joy at Jump Jersey. Top it all off with a well-deserved treat – a Jersey ice cream you’ll find everywhere. Get out and active with your tribe in the island break.
Excitement from the ground up! Jersey’s only high ropes adventure centre with much more. Set in a secluded and stunning natural valley, Valley Adventure Centre offers a fantastic range of adventure activities for families, individuals and kids parties, all year round.
Jump Jersey is the island’s newest and biggest indoor activity centre, with a trampoline park, climbing walls and soft play area. Complete with laser light show and music, it's home to more high-energy adventure and adrenaline-fuelled action than you could possibly imagine. We've got something for everyone, so come by and get your bounce on!
This beautiful Jersey beach at St. Brelade’s Bay is one of island’s most popular, loved by visitors for its golden sand and safe swimming. If you’re visiting the island, you’ll find plenty to do at St. Brelade’s beach including family friendly activities, watersports, beach cafés and seaside restaurants, beach walks and plenty of sunbathing spots.
aMaizin! Adventure Park is a Jersey based, family run, farm park offering a range of activities to suit all ages for a full day of fun for all the family. A family attraction that offers a great full day out, with one entrance price and no additional hidden charges.
For wild family adventures.
If just saying the word ‘island’ conjures up the idea of adventure, just wait until you get here. Drift into a world of family island adventures in Jersey where your days can be spent paddling in beach rock pools or meeting rare and endangered wildlife at Jersey Zoo. Uncover rare flora and fauna and let your cubs run wild at action-packed activity parks; it’s hard to run out of things to do in Jersey.
Jersey Zoo began as the first ever conservation-themed zoo. Over 60 years later, Gerald Durrell’s animal haven is the natural place to discover some of the world’s most incredible creatures. Whether you’re after fun, tranquillity, knowledge or a place to soak up the sunshine, this beautiful 32-acre park has it all.
Getting to Portelet Bay is an adventure in itself. Those brave enough to take the steep descent down the steps from the cliff to this western beach can enjoy a bracing swim in the crystal clear water. Like St. Aubin’s Bay, Portelet faces south so you can bask in the sun’s rays throughout the day.
EVie was created by islanders, for islanders who care about the future of our home and planet. EVie is a shared mobility platform that provides simple, sustainable and affordable travel for all. Instantly access a fleet of shared electric EVieBikes and electric cars using the EVie app.
For foodie families.
There’s something about the taste of food eaten on holiday that really stays with you. Remember the vivid experience of eating an ice cream on holiday when you were a child? Or your first taste of pizza? Start your family’s fondest food memories off on the right foot with a selection of restaurants that are great at catering for younger diners, as recommended by local islanders.
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 islands 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.
Portelet Bay Café is a family run café, located right on the beach at Portelet Bay. The café specialises in authentic wood fired pizza as well as seasonal fresh fish during high season and salads always using locally sourced produce wherever possible.
Visit El Tico, 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.
Nestled on the harbour wall in Rozel Bay, The Hungry Man offers a wide range of food, from gourmet burgers to crab sandwiches and delicious homemade cakes. All seating is al fresco, so be sure to rug up in the chillier months. The atmosphere is relaxed and unhurried to suit the calm and natural environment of beautiful Rozel Bay.
Let the experts plan your perfect break.
Make sure you fill your May half term holiday with all the best things to see and do. Let the experts make planning your Jersey adventure a breeze.
Experts in tailor-making itineraries worldwide, Trailfinders offers unbeatable value and exceptional service. Trailfinders offer so much to explore in Jersey – admire palm-fringed beaches, enjoy a city break in beautiful St Helier, spend some time in charming fishing villages, or trek along the miles and miles of stunning coastline.
Channel Islands Direct is a privately owned, independent tour operator based in Jersey. We have been operating holidays to the Channel Islands since 1979 and are pleased to offer the widest choice of accommodation and travel options to Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark and Herm.
British Airways Holidays offer great value holidays, with the quality and peace of mind you expect from British Airways. With high standards for safety, flexibility and the service we provide, our Customer Promise commitment gives you complete peace of mind for both booking and taking your holiday.
Premier Holidays is an award-winning tour operator. We are part of the Premier Travel Group, which was established in 1936, so have a lot of experience in making travel arrangements for our clients. We have been operating holidays to Jersey since the 70s. All of our holidays are financially protected by ABTA and/or ATOL.
JerseyTravel.com is the place to discover Jersey, find your ideal place to stay, and book your dream island break. We offer an unbeatable selection of holiday packages throughout the year, including a range of exclusive unique holiday experiences from spa breaks to heritage holidays.