There are so many fantastic beaches in Guernsey that are family friendly. Many boast vast expanses of sand and are home to incredible beach kiosks and restaurants that serve mouthwatering food. Each of the different beaches listed below offers something to ensure you have the best holiday in Guernsey. Please be aware that there are no lifeguards on the beaches in Guernsey, you must look at the tide times before venturing out for your day of fun!
The long stretch of white sand and the glistening sea is perfect for a long summer’s day with the family. There is plenty of room to play ball games and make sandcastle masterpieces at this lively beach. Cobo Bay is incredibly safe and has excellent amenities nearby as well as an abundance of parking, it is a fan favourite amongst younger families!
If the family are after an energetic and adventurous day out, Vazon beach has plenty to offer. The popular surf school offers family lessons, you don't need to worry about bringing your gear as you can hire bodysuits, surfboards and bodyboards. The beach is child-friendly during high and low tide and there is a huge stretch of golden sand on which the kids can play.
This sheltered beach is a wonderful spot for families and the picturesque location is ideal for evening barbeques whilst watching the sunset. During low-tide, the rockpools are revealed so grab your nets and get exploring! The nearby kiosk serves delicious ice cream and food to help keep the little ones happy.
Pembroke and L’Ancresse Bays are one of the largest stretches in Guernsey which makes it extremely popular amongst families as you can always guarantee a good spot. The family-friendly beach cafés a crowd pleaser and the views are timeless, kids of all ages can enjoy a summers day at this glorious beach.
The bays are safe during both low tide and high tide, it is even safe for the smallest swimmers to paddle. Both the bays have an exciting bank of rocks that kids love climbing on, these also provide shelter from the wind when relaxing on the beach! The gorgeous sand is brilliant for playing and there is even a playground behind the car park to stop at before heading home.