Nature, animals & parks | Beaches & bays
St. Aubin’s Bay
St. Aubin’s Bay sprawls over the central part of Jersey’s southern coast. Explore a vast expanse of sandy beach spanning from St. Helier to St. Aubin’s Harbour. As the bay faces south, you can bask in the sunshine from dawn to dusk. Feel the loose, golden sand beneath your feet as you walk along this sheltered beach.
Eat and drink by the beach.
Grab a refreshment with uninterrupted sea views across the south coast. Discover and delight in all the tantalising options for dining out in St. Aubin’s Bay. You’ll be spoilt for choice.
A modern bar with an authentic feel. Located in the beautiful St. Aubin's Bay, boasting amazing food with better views. The Main Deck Bar downstairs offers major sports events on our big screens and an extensive range of beers, wines and spirits to match. Or if you’re feeling sassy why not try one of our hand-crafted cocktails?
Situated in the heart of St. Aubin where we serve a relaxed menu – with many favourites that include our famous sticky cola ribs, Cajun spiced squid, sizzling chili garlic prawns, teriyaki king prawns on sirloin steak and much more, including vegetarian options.
We’re passionate about great food with a range of dining options available to suit everyone. The Westward pub houses two charming bar areas, one of which is made from the original tender to the famous Westward ship. Here you can relax and unwind with classic pub dishes, washed down with a pint of delicious, locally-brewed ale.
Wake up to the sounds of the sea.
St. Aubin’s Bay is brimming with places to stay. From luxury hotels, self-catering lets and budget friendly options, you’ll find the perfect base for your island getaway here.
Freedom Self-Catering Holidays have a wonderful choice of quality self catering apartments, cottages, studios and even towers. A large variety of styles and sizes in town, country, coastal and beach locations are available. Have the Freedom to come and go as you please with super flexible self-catering in Jersey.
The Porthole Suites comprises ten self-catering studio suites in the heart of St. Aubin's village with close proximity to all the gourmet restaurants, bars and boutique shops the village has to offer. Well connected with an excellent bus service and lock up bike store. Extensive tiered gardens at the rear.
The Old Court House Inn is a stunning traditional pub with rooms, with history dating back to the 15th century. Combining old-world charm with modern features, The Old Court House Inn offers two characterful bar areas, a relaxed restaurant and ten gorgeous, boutique bedrooms.
Explore by bike or ride the waves.
Leading out of St. Aubin’ Village is the Railway Walk – where you can trace the tracks of the old railway on this wide path winding up through lush woodland valleys to reach the headland overlooking Corbière Lighthouse. Rent bikes from Jersey Bike Hire in the bunker at the start of the walk for a different perspective on the landscape, and build up an appetite for a harbourside lunch back at St. Aubin.
If you’re feeling adventurous, explore St. Aubin’s bay on a jetski, see St. Aubin’s Fort from a different angle whilst launching yourself up a wave on a wakeboard with the Jersey Sea Sport Centre.
Time your visit with the chance to stumble across one of St. Aubin’s bustling farm and craft markets or vintage fairs and see the village come to life with a collection of open-air stalls and street entertainment around the Parish Hall’s central square. Stock up on local treats from island producers or uncover vintage finds, Genuine Jersey Farm & Craft Markets on selected Saturdays through the season, 9-3pm and St. Aubin’s Vintage Fair, on selected Saturdays, 9-5pm.
Enjoy an unforgettable game of beach volleyball at the Gunsite, or if you feel like an adventure, fly around the bay on water skis or even a jet ski. You can still enjoy St. Aubin’s Bay when the tide is out, by bathing in the south east corner or taking a dip in the balmy waters of our Victorian bathing pool.
We are open all year round.
- Family friendly
- Pet friendly
Local charity BeachAbility offer manual, ballooned wheelchairs for use on the beach. Located opposite the Gunsite Café in St. Aubin, cross over the pathway and cycle path and head towards the tower in front of you, there is a gate and the BeachAbility storage unit is situated on the right hand side.
- Accessible parking or drop-off point
- Accessible toilets
- Partially suitable for visitors with limited mobility
- Ramp to main entrance
- Wheelchairs or mobility aids provided