Guernsey is perfect for a self-catering holiday with its gorgeous timeless buildings, glorious landscapes and comfortable pace of life. There are an abundance of options of Guernsey self-catering for families including quaint cottages in the countryside, modern flats in the capital, and seaside apartments with the beach on the doorstep. Being able to take your car on board Condor Ferries makes it easy to pack everything you need for a truly fantastic family escape.
The Granary Self-Catering Apartments lie on the west of the island in St Pierre du Bois and are a 10-minute walk away through quiet country roads to the west coast beaches. The apartments are set in tranquil rural countryside, and guests can choose from a range of 3,4 or 5* apartments spread out across meadows and woodland. Within walking distance to a bus stop that can easily take you to the capital, these apartments boast the tranquil nature of the countryside with easy access to the buzz of St Peter Port.
Les Fries Barn is a beautifully rustic old converted farmhouse on the west of the island within easy walking distance of Cobo Bay. There is a large lawn available to lounge on where you can play croquet and a hot tub to relax in. The 2-bedroomed barn has a fully equipped kitchen for you to cook up your own meals, but the barn is not far from a range of pubs and restaurants should you choose to dine out.
Based in the western parish of St Saviour, the Haut Sejour boasts glorious panoramic views over the whole of Guernsey, with Lihou Island making an appearance on the clearer days. The self-catering accommodation can house up to 6 people, with 2 double bedrooms and a twin room. The house has glorious gardens with swings and patio furniture for the whole family to enjoy.
The Tree-tops cottage is based in the south-east of the island in the parish of St Martin’s. The cottage caters for 4 guests with one double bedroom and a twin room, as well as a spacious lounge, conservatory, fully-equipped kitchen, a modern bathroom and secure front and back lawns. Tree-tops is close to the popular Saint’s Bay and only a 10-minute drive into St Peter Port, making it ideal for families wanting to see the capital as well as relax on the beach.
Barley Twist is located on the serene island of Alderney, only an hour’s boat trip from Guernsey. The beautiful elevated house has glorious views into Braye Bay and the Harbour making it the perfect location to watch the sunsets over the Breakwater. The house has 3 bedrooms, sleeping up to 6 people, and is equipped with everything you need for a fantastic island escape.
The Bay Apartments are luxury 4* self-catering apartments at the very north of the island, overlooking the glorious Pembroke Bay, only 100m away. At the Bay Apartments, as well as being only a stone’s throw away from the sea, you and your family can enjoy the use of tennis courts, the outdoor swimming pool and even a health and beauty salon.
The Duke of Richmond Apartments are located next to The Duke of Richmond Hotel overlooking St. Peter Port town centre. The apartments are in walking distance of the centre of the capital, ideal for exploring the shops, restaurants and bars. The apartment building itself dates back to 1865, and is spilt into two luxury two-bedroom apartments. The apartments benefit from having the privacy and space, yet still include access to the hotel facilities.
Le Vallon d’Or lies in Sark, a gorgeous island only a 55-minute ferry journey from St Peter Port. The accommodation is in a serene rural valley where you can enjoy distant sea views across to France. The accommodation is a two-bedroom apartment with a fully equipped kitchen, a double bedroom and a twin bedroom and a bathroom fitted with a power shower.
Adair Bungalows are perfectly located opposite the popular Vazon Bay on Guernsey’s west coast. The bungalows each have two-bedrooms with their own private gardens for its guests to enjoy. An 18-hole golf course is only minutes down the road, as well as a convenient supermarket and a range of restaurants for dining out.
La Compe Country Apartments are self-catering units in the beautiful parish of St Martin, only minutes away from stunning cliffs walks, golden beaches and an array of shops, restaurants and cafes. The apartments are in a renovated 17th century granite farmhouse building and are all equipped with modern furniture, full kitchens and plenty of space for relaxation.
The Albany Apartments are a short walk away from the centre of St Peter Port, and are based in a charming Victorian town house that has been converted to modern two-bedroom apartments, where you’ll find balconies or patios, fully equipped kitchens, comfortable lounges, Freeview TV, Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, a car park, gardens, and a swimming pool: ideal for keeping the kids entertained whilst being close to the lively capital.
The Ilex Apartments are perfect for families looking for self-catering in Guernsey with a swimming pool. The 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartments are based just inland from St Peter Port and are only a short commute down to the city centre. The apartments boast a glorious heated outdoor south-facing swimming pool and terrace area, as well as a BBQ area for delicious and fun family nights in.
La Bellieuse Cottages are situated in St Martin on the south-west of the island close to St Martin’s Parish Church and only a short stroll away from food shops, restaurants and post office. The cottages boast the advantages of a tranquil and rural surrounding, but still have facilities within walking distance and a bus stop that can take you straight to St Peter Port. Close by, there is the Del Mar Court swimming pool which guests of La Bellieuse Cottages are welcome to use.
Del Mar Court Apartments are located above the popular Fermain Bay in the parish of St Martin on the south-west of the island and are only a 5-minute drive to the lively St Peter Port and harbour. There are a range of 1,2- or 3-bedroom apartments available, all with fully equipped kitchens, modern bathrooms and plenty of lounging area, as well as ample parking and access to a glorious outdoor swimming pool.
Ellingham self-catering cottages have luxurious 2- or 3-bedroom cottages in the south-east of Guernsey in St Martin. You’ll have gorgeous walking routes to the stunning coastal clifftops right from your doorstep, as well as the popular Moulin Huet Bay. Although St Peter Port is less than 2 miles away, you still have the local shops of restaurants of St Martin to explore only a stone’s throw away.
Sarnia Cherie is a gorgeously unique self-catering fisherman-style cottage in the north of Guernsey close to Perelle Bay. With 2 bedrooms, 1 double and 1 twin, there is space for the whole family to relax and unwind. The cottage has ample parking and outdoor space for BBQ’s and sunbathing, and is within arm’s reach of the shops, restaurants and facilities of St Saviour.
Les Merrienes self-catering cottage lies close to the stunning south coast of Guernsey and its glorious cliff paths. Les Merrienes has the benefit of a quiet and rural surrounding, but there is still a bus stop only 300m away where guests can easily travel around the island. The serene Petit Bot Bay is within walking distance, as is the village shop for all the essentials.
Briquet self-catering cottages are located in the north of the island in St Saviour, only minutes away from the gorgeous Perelle Bay. The 4* cottages are surrounded by beautiful grounds, and guests are welcome to use the BBQ area to cook up a feast. Each cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 double and 1 twin, as well as plenty of living space and a fully-equipped kitchen, making it ideal for families.
If you prefer to camp there are a range of campsites and glamping locations across Guernsey including: