Nature, animals & parks | Beaches & bays
The Royal Bay of Grouville
The Royal Bay of Grouville, known to locals as Long Beach, has a long stretch of soft golden sand with calm sheltered waters perfect for swimming. You can enjoy water skiing, wakeboarding, banana boat rides and even hire a motor dinghy in summer. Young families will love this friendly beach nestled near the sleepy Gorey Village.
- Free entry
- Free for children
Wine and dine with a view.
Grab yourself a refreshment from a variety of amazing cafés, restaurants and bars with spectacular views over the south coast. You can’t go wrong.
A stones throw from the medieval Mont Orgueil Castle, and with views across the beautiful Royal Bay of Grouville, Jersey Crab Shack makes a perfect lunch or dinner stop while exploring the east of the island. Enjoy coffee or cocktails on the terrace while taking in the view, or order from the island-inspired big and small plate menu.
Our restaurant is small but very friendly and welcoming and has been refurbished with a modern touch to it. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner together with Sunday lunch and set menus. A snack menu is also available. We are located at Gorey Pier with an excellent regular bus route taking you to the main station in St. Helier.
A boutique restaurant located on the east of the island overlooking Mont Orgueil Castle and the picturesque harbour of Gorey. Casual fine dining with seasonally changing menus, plenty of local shellfish and seafood on offer, as well as meat and vegetarian options. Fruits de mer platters will be available during the summer months.
Catch some Zs next to picturesque seas.
Grouville has a variety of amazing places to stay. From heritage sites, self-catering lets and budget friendly options, you’ll find the perfect base for your island getaway.
The Beausite Hotel is in the heart of the picturesque parish of Grouville, where you'll find a peaceful, 76 bedroom family run hotel surrounded by the beauty and charm of Jersey's stunning south east coast, with views to France. We also offer six self-catering apartments adjacent to the hotel.
The Beachcombers, a refurbished boutique hotel located on the south east coast of Jersey. Only moments from the Royal Jersey Golf course, Queens Valley reservoir and the beautiful Bay. Gorey has a picturesque harbour, with many amazing restaurants and shops, all sat beneath the historic Mont Orgueil Castle.
The small, family run Dolphin Hotel is located on the east side of Jersey in St. Martins, overlooking the harbour and Grouville Bay. Open all year round, the friendly hotel offers en suite bedrooms, many with sea views, and several premier bedrooms with panoramic views across the harbour.
This stunning three bedroom detached holiday home is majestically perched on the very edge of the island on the east coast, with uninterrupted sea views across to France. The views are equally exceptional from both of the ground floor bedrooms and large open-plan living area, whilst the view from the terrace may be the very best in Jersey.
There is easy parking close by and regular public buses, cafés and kiosks to enjoy a Jersey Dairy ice cream and even a beachside playground on a soft bed of sand. The northern end of the beach borders Gorey Harbour and village, overlooked by the magnificent 13th century Mont Orgueil Caste, featuring an array of popular restaurants, pubs, local shops and boutiques.
We are open all year round.
- Family friendly
- Wheelchair access
There is a sandy walkway that leads to the beach, which most wheelchairs will struggle to access. Local charity BeachAbility offer manual, ballooned wheelchairs for use on the beach. The storage unit is located in Long Beach carpark at the end, next to accessible parking spaces.
- Accessible toilets
- Level access
- Partial wheelchair access
- Ramp to main entrance
- Wheelchairs or mobility aids provided