St Aubin is a charming fishing village, full of historical houses and mouthwatering places to eat. Many of the incredible hotels and places to stay are located on sloped streets and are the perfect locations to admire the unbelievable views of the bay. A lot of the hustle and bustle is gathered along the promenade, so don’t forget to stop and enjoy a plate of local seafood when passing the restaurants. St Aubin’s Bay in Jersey is incredibly beautiful, it stretches from St Helier to the village of St Aubin. The sandy beach is made up of a huge expanse of land, ideal for kids to play ball games and create sandcastle masterpieces during the summer months. Whether you’re after things to do, places to eat or places to stay, our expert guide has got you covered!
St Aubin is a pretty little fishing village that has a rich history and is dotted with excellent eateries. There are lots of exciting things to do in St Aubin so take a look at our favourites below.
Whilst exploring St Aubin Attractions you must appreciate the breath-taking views of St Aubin’s Bay. This very popular beach on the southwest of Jersey is incredibly popular amongst jet skiers, water skiers, paddle boarders and swimmers! This idyllic spot is perfect for sunbathers and families. St Aubin’s Harbour is also a great location to head to, it is scattered with fishing boats and makes for a lovely walk on a gorgeous sunny day.
Exploring the charming parish of St Aubin’s by bike is incredibly fun! Start by tracing the tracks of the old railway and continue through to the stunning woodland valleys - your adventure will finish at the headland that overlooks Corbiere lighthouse. Rent your bike from Jersey Bike Hire as their collection and drop off is conveniently based in St Aubin village. Taking your bicycle with you to Jersey is easy with Condor Ferries.
The Jersey Sea Sports Centre has a range of exciting water sports for you to try from water skiing, wakeboarding, speed boat trips, doughnut rides and escorted coastal tours. There is no better place to be in the summer if you want an unforgettable experience. If you are after something a bit more luxurious, The Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club is located in St. Aubin’s, become a member and set sail!
Walk around the parish and take in the gorgeous scenery. If you and your family are after a lovely walk on a crisp winter day we recommend the popular St Helier to St Aubin walk! The coastal walk runs along the sea wall and is easy enough for the whole family to take part in, you will even get to enjoy the beautiful views of St. Aubin’s Bay and Elizabeth Castle.
Explore St Aubin’s charm by visiting the nearby fort, it is easily accessible by foot and at low tide, it can be a nice walk. The 16thcentury fortification was built on the tidal island and helped to protect the western part of St Aubins Bay. After the Crimean War, the fort fell into rapid decline and in 1880 the garrisons and cannons were withdrawn. It is a great opportunity to see a bit of the island’s history and the views going back into St Aubin are unbelievable.
The Habour Gallery is along Le Boulevard in St Aubin and it is the largest exhibiting, working and selling art and craft gallery in Jersey and the Channel Islands. The gallery is managed by Jersey charity Art in the Frame Foundation and is known for promoting up and coming artists as well as providing art education for all ages. If you fancy exploring the best art Jersey has to offer, head down and support the 100 local artists and craftworkers whose work is featured.
There is a myriad of shops in St Aubin, Chi-Chi boutique is situated on the seafront and the perfect place to find a fashion gem, around the corner you can find incredible homeware gifts at Chi-Chi home! Make sure you visit the local farm and craft markets or vintage fairs to pick up something unique. The open-air stalls are centred around the Parish Hall and are open on selected Saturdays through the season.
Get ready for an exciting day by picking up some bits for a delightful picnic. There is an assortment of places that serve delicious treats in St Aubin, such as La Belle Gourmande Deli. Their shelves are piled with incredible antipasti and cheeses alongside a range of local delicacies. Take some delicious delights away and settle down by the coast for a picnic with the family in preparation for a relaxing afternoon of chill.
If you have a fine eye for architecture and art history, head to St Aubin on the Hill. The building is a perfect example of the Victorian Gothic style. Within the Lady Chapel, there is a small Pre-Raphaelite window -the only one in Jersey - created from designs by Sir Edward Burne-Jones and produced by the firm of William Morris. There is also some beautiful stained-glass window by the locally born artist Mr H. T. Bosdet.
Around Jersey, there are hundreds of bunkers, anti-tank walls, railway systems and a variety of tunnel complexes. Many of these are dispersed around the coastline and countryside. Opposite the Grand Hotel, there is a coastal walk that will take you to four German Resistance Nests with type 631b casemates, these castmates were built into the sea wall and had an interlocking range of fire covering St Aubin’s Bay. Visit Jersey War Tours for more information about WW2 sites in Jersey.
From seafood to traditional British cuisine there is a restaurant to suit everyone’s unique taste in St Aubin. A lot of the places to eat listed below source their produce from local suppliers so you can always be assured your food is fresh! Fantastic service and a relaxed atmosphere are vital factors when hunting for a great place to eat and the restaurants below exceed all expectations. Make sure to bring a big appetite because their high-quality food is always mouth-watering.
With stunning views of St Aubin's harbour and top-quality seasonal ingredients, Tides restaurant should not be missed! The restaurant is in the luxurious Somerville Hotel, perfect if you want a slice of opulence on your break away.
The incredible international menu at Lazin Lizard is to die for! The cosy restaurant is located right in the heart of St. Aubin on the main road next to Trafalgar pub. From sizzling chilli garlic prawns to sticky cola ribs and a range of vegetarian and vegan options, we can guarantee that you won’t be leaving here hungry.
This family-friendly restaurant is situated right in the centre of St Aubin, it is tucked away on the Le Boulevard. In the summer you can relax on the large decked terrace for al fresco dining experience.
This incredible restaurant is only one minute from St Aubin’s harbour and you can find it on the left when heading up towards Mont Les Vaux. The exceptionally friendly atmosphere and delicious food make it a firm favourite amongst the locals.
The Boat House is one of the best places to eat in St Aubin, the fashionable contemporary venue occupies the site of a former boatyard. The large Main Deck bar downstairs displays major sporting events on their big screen, as you can imagine the atmosphere is electric when a big game is on.
In the heart of St Aubin, you will find Murray's. They serve everything from breakfasts, plates of pasta, jacket potatoes, paninis and their specials change every few days. It is the perfect place to stop off for a light bite.
When it comes to St Aubin restaurants, Salty Dog Bar & Bistro is not to be missed! It is an ultimate favourite amongst foodies and has a vibrant atmosphere and feel-good menu to keep the whole family happy.
This family-owned business has been passed down through generations and was one of the first Indian restaurants to open in Jersey. The restaurant is in the centre of St Aubin across from the Parish Hall.
Your mood will instantly lift when approaching the bright yellow exterior of Mellow Yellow, the modern interior and warming atmosphere creates the perfect ambience to settle down for a spot of lunch or a delicious cake.
Bracewell's is tucked away on St Aubin's cobbled streets and is small in size, big in character. Their international menu changes regularly and is made up of an interesting combination of flavours and cuisines.
If you fancy letting loose for a night on your trip away, a lot of the bars, pubs and clubs are within walking distance from each other. St Aubin has a fascinating heritage which can be enjoyed alongside a delicious pint. Make sure to go on an exciting pub crawl through the village. We recommend stopping by The Trafalgar, The Tenby, The Anchor Club and The Old Courthouse on your night out on the town. On your historical crawl, walk along the Bulwarks to trace the steps of Jim Bergerac from the hit 80s British crime drama television series. Take a look at our Pubs in St Aubin, Jersey guide to find out more information about the best pubs on the island!
Accommodation is a huge factor to consider when booking your summer holiday or winter retreat, all the hotels & places to stay in St Aubin offer something special! Take the time to relax at a boutique hotel or countryside escape as they are all only a short walk from the pleasant coast. If you prefer to accommodate for your own needs, there are a selection of self-catering options available in St Aubin for an unforgettable home away from home experience. Enjoy your time on the unbelievable island by staying in some of the top hotels & places to stay.
The 4-star luxury Somerville Hotel is one of the best places to stay in St Aubin, every room is regal perfection and accompanied by sophisticated furniture. The hotel has incredible panoramic views of St Aubin’s harbour, you can even explore the gorgeous north coast on the network of walking paths nearby. Take the time to escape and enjoy a romantic break away. Prices start from £60.
La Place Hotel is a gorgeous 4-star hotel that is centred around a seventeenth-century traditional Jersey country house. It is situated in the countryside but is only a short walk from St Aubin’s harbour. The hotel offers a selection of beautifully decorated rooms that cater for everyone's needs and budgets. The award-winning La Place restaurant is the perfect location for an elegant dining experience. Prices start from £145.
La Haule Manor is the epitome of class and sophistication, there are 3 room types available including standard rooms, superior rooms and suites all of which are tastefully elegant. Relax by the heated pool throughout May to September but if you prefer the beach, the hotel is only a short walk away. Breakfast and dinner are available and there is even a bar for you to enjoy your favourite tipple. Prices start from £107.
Hotel Cristina is a family-owned boutique hotel situated above the bay of St Aubin, the terrace is the picture-perfect setting to take in the breathtaking panoramic views. Access to the beach is easy, you can take the footpath down to the main road and cross Millbrook Park. The 44 bright rooms are very spacious and there are also balconies available for ultimate relaxation. The pool area is a golden suntrap, the ideal place to unwind. Prices start from £80.
St Magloire is situated right in the centre of St Aubin, the guesthouse is only a short stroll away from the beach, the views of St Aubin and Elizabeth Castle are breath-taking. All bookings include a delicious full English breakfast which is prepared and cooked fresh daily. The rooms are simple, clean and modern and all of them include a television, fridge hairdryer as well as a range of coffee and teas. Prices start from £70.
Not only is this an unbelievable pub it is also a newly refurbished Inn and the cosy interior makes it feel like a home away from home. There are 10 rooms available within the whole building, all of which are immaculate and ooze character. It is great value for money as double rooms are around £80 in low season and £150 in the summer, all bookings include Breakfast.
Appropriately named, the guest house is elevated so you can enjoy one of the most captivating panoramic views of St Aubin's bay. Over three floors there are 14 en-suite bedrooms, each with its own delightful character and style. They offer both a continental buffet or full English for you to enjoy and in the summer al fresco dining is available in the garden or summer house. Prices start from £90.
The luxury serviced self-catering suites in St Aubin overlook the lovely harbour and offer top-quality purpose-built facilities. There are a variety of different suites available including classic, ground floor and penthouse. If you don’t fancy eating out on your break away Porthole suites supply light cooking facilities for you to whip up some delicious home-cooked meals. Prices range from £85 per suite per night in low season and £135 per suite per night in high season.
Bon Viveur is a 3-star B&B in St Aubin and all prices include a full English Breakfast. The rooms are simple and clean with all the amenities you could need for a comfortable night’s sleep. The guesthouse has 19 bedrooms, each with en-suite facilities. The location can’t get much better as it is only a stone’s throw away from St Aubin's bay. Prices start from £72.
La Place also offers 12 newly built country cottages, styled around a traditional Jersey Courtyard. These gorgeous cottages have been rated 5-stars by Visit Jersey and Quality in Tourism. The cottages are adjacent to the hotel and the guests have the full services and facilities of the hotel such as the pool, restaurant and bars. You are asked to stay a minimum of 3 nights and prices start from £150.
The Lyndhurst Jersey is a beach-front guesthouse located right next to St Aubin’s Bay. There are 11 en-suite bedrooms available, some of which have incredible sea views but there are also seated terrace and balcony options which looks over the ocean. Breakfast is included within the booking and there is a scattering of incredible restaurants within walking distance. Prices start from £76.
La Haule Manor also offers a self-catering option for ultimate flexibility, so you can make your holiday your own. There are two self-catering apartments on offer which are situated within the grounds of the manor adjacent to the hotel. Each apartment is elegantly decorated and includes a jacuzzi bath and personal bathrobes. The apartments are bookable for a minimum of 3 nights and prices start from £130 per night.