Nature, animals & parks
St. Ouen’s Bay
With its sun kissed headland and soft sandy beaches, Jersey's western shoreline offers up some of the island's most magical locations, a long stretch of golden sand and views over the Atlantic Ocean make St. Ouen's Bay something special. The bay is a great spot for a sunset BBQ with the family, just over the road from the stunning sand dunes.
- Free entry
- Free for children
Miles of golden sand on your doorstep.
St. Ouens Bay has numerous 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 has a great choice of quality self catering apartments, cottages, houses and flats to rent. A large variety of styles and sizes in town, country, coastal and beach locations are available. Come and go as you please with super flexible self-catering in Jersey.
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.
One of Jersey's finest luxury hotels combining breathtaking ocean views with the award-winning Ocean Restaurant. The Atlantic Hotel is set within ten acres of beautiful and extensive private grounds, situated in one of the most stunning locations in the Channel Islands.
Indulge by the beach.
Grab a bite to eat or drink with picturesque views over the Atlantic. Discover and delight in all the tantalising options for dining out in St. Ouen’s Bay. You’ll be spoilt for choice.
Le Braye is a family owned beachside bistro offering simple, fresh and delicious food and drink. The food pays homage to British seaside classics whilst Mediterranean influences nod to the more southern geography. The food is always fresh, locally sourced wherever possible, and consistently unfussy and delicious.
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.
With mile after mile of beautiful sand, cleansed twice a day by Atlantic surf, St. Ouen’s Bay is a spiritual home for Jersey surfers and thrill seekers of all kinds. At five miles (8km) long, there is plenty of space and facilities for everyone. The Atlantic coast is popular with surfers, adrenaline seekers and sporty types, with various activities such as blokarting, kite surfing, paragliding and wind surfing are amongst the most popular with locals and visitors. St. Ouen’s Bay boasts one of the oldest surfing clubs in Europe and in the summer months certain areas are watched over by the RNLI. Fire up a beach barbecue on a summer’s evening, while snapping a few memories in the heavenly, golden light that fills the bay.
- Wheelchair access
Local charity BeachAbility offer manual, ballooned wheelchairs for use on the beach. The wheelchair storage unit is located in the parking area just before Le Braye Café on the right hand side. A number of slipway ramps that lead to the beach are cobbled and have uneven surfaces.
- Accessible parking or drop-off point
- Accessible toilets
- Level access
- Partial wheelchair access
- Ramp to main entrance
- Wheelchairs or mobility aids provided