St Brelade, Jersey is one of the twelve parishes and is home to several striking beaches, the most well-known being St Brelade’s Bay. It is the perfect location for families as there is a selection of watersports equipment that can be rented to keep the little ones entertained. During the summer months there is always a lifeguard on duty, so you can be assured that your kids are safe whilst they are having fun in the sun. After a relaxing day at the beach, head to one of the local restaurants or cafés that are only a stone’s throw away. St Brelade’s beach is safe, easily accessible and of course, completely stunning. It should not be missed on your holiday to Jersey.
St Brelade’s Bay is an ultimate favourite amongst tourists and locals due to the clear waters, soft sand and hours of sunshine, as the south-facing beach stays in the sun for most of the day. Undoubtedly, it is the most recognisable beach in Jersey, with its summer holiday vibes and huge range of amenities on offer. In 2019, the beach was voted in the top three best UK beaches by TripAdvisor users in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards. There is a selection of sea sport rentals to choose from or for a more relaxing experience you can hire parasols, loungers and windbreakers on your day out. It is not just the perfect beach destination, there are countless restaurants and cafes that stretch along the promenade. From pizza to seafood we can assure you that your sea view dining experience will be incomparable.
Not only is St Brelade’s Bay idyllic in the summer, it is also gorgeous during the winter, a great spot for a long walk with your furry friends. Nearby you will find the scenic Winston Churchill Park and on the eastern end of the bay you will find Fisherman’s Chapel. Head down with your family for the perfect fun-filled day. The picture-perfect beach has a number of car parks in the bay but make sure you get there early as these can fill up quickly on a hot day!
There is nothing quite like eating al fresco on the doorstep of one of the most beautiful beaches in Jersey. Soak up the atmosphere and relax the day away at an incredible restaurant in St Brelade’s Bay. For breathtaking views and mouthwatering food our recommendations below will leave you spoilt for choice…
By the edge of the bay you will find Oyster Box, the beachside restaurant has picturesque views of the bay from all tables. It is the perfect location to settle down for a delicious meal in the internal restaurant or for a cocktail in the outside bar area. The restaurant serves a range of vegetarian, vegan, meat and seafood to cater for all dietary requirements and preferences. Whether it is a blazing summers day or a crisp winters evening, the panoramic views are not to be missed.
There’s nothing better than eating mouthwatering food right next to the sea. Whether you head to Golden Sands Café Bar or Sands Restaurant it is easy to see why the location is incredibly popular amongst both tourists and locals. Try the chef’s daily creations for the perfect dining experience or enjoy something different off their regular menu as there is something for everyone here. In the evening the social atmosphere erupts, and guests can enjoy live music and a full bar.
Right on St Brelade’s Bay doorstep you will find Sugareef Bar and Restaurant, where you can relax, drink and dine the day away. From family favorites to seafood specials we can assure you that everyone will be happy, and the menu is great value for money. The views of the bay from the terrace are spectacular, ideal for relaxing in the sunshine and soaking up the atmosphere. It is the ultimate social and casual dining experience and don’t forget to indulge on one of their delicious cocktails.
There are three Jersey Crab Shacks dotted around Jersey, but at St Brelade you are only a step away from the beach. You can experience panoramic views of Fisherman’s Chapel, la Cotte headland, the small harbour and St Brelade’s Bay whilst enjoying your mouthwatering meal. The restaurant brings the best Jersey has to offer, offering a wide range of meat, vegan, vegetarian and fish dishes to choose from. The menu is reasonably priced and offer an exciting mix of options that cater for those with food allergies and intolerances.
For British and continental cuisine, lite-bites and drinks head to Beau Bistro & Bar. The comfortable and modern bistro is the ideal spot to catch up with friends over a relaxed dinner or lazy lunch. The views are unmatched and are just as beautiful in the colder months, you can even settle down for a roast dinner on a Sunday evening. Bask in the sunshine on the terrace with an ice-cold beverage and let your worries fade away.
A room with a view, adds to the perfect holiday experience. Wake up to the warm sea breeze flowing through your window and admire the panoramic views of the beach at one of our hotels in St Brelade’s Bay recommendations below!
The gorgeous L’Horizon Hotel & Spa will make you feel as though you have been transported to the Mediterranean. The airy, light and modern interior is elegant while the incredible terrace has picture-perfect views of the glistening water and golden sand. With 106 bedrooms and three restaurants available, it is the ideal spot for a romantic getaway. If bringing your furry friend on holiday with you is a must, you can book a dog-friendly break too!
In the heart of St Brelade’s Bay you will find the 4-star Golden Sands hotel. There are a variety of light modern rooms to choose from including incredible balcony rooms with breathtaking sea views. This hotel caters for everyone, specifically for families who want the crashing waves and golden sand at their doorstep. The sand between your toes and the warm sunshine on your shoulders, there is nothing that beats it. You are guaranteed to create lasting seaside memories here with your loved ones.
The majestic hotel is situated on St Brelade’s beachfront and has 77 luxurious rooms and suites to choose from. The sea view balcony rooms are the perfect choice for an intimate getaway. The 4-star hotel has an incredible 5 acres of stunning garden to relax if you fancy a change of scenery. There is a Spa and Health Club available as well as two swimming pools to enjoy. It is also the perfect family destination as their family rooms give you the chance to stretch out after a long day at the beach.
Elevated above St Brelade’s Bay you will find the tucked away Biarritz Hotel with its own private and safe access to the beach below. Not only is it perfectly situated but it also has a range of facilities including guest laundry service, WiFi access and free parking to make you stay as comfortable as possible. The terrace of 3-star hotel is breathtaking, the perfect place to unwind and admire the unreliable views. Their summer schedule includes games, movies and a children’s entertainer.
You will find the Hotel Miramir on a hill within a beautifully secluded gardens that overlooks the incredible St Brelade’s Bay, which is only 300 metres away. It is only a short 10 minute walk down to the beach and there is a bus stop across the road for those who want to explore the rest of Jersey. During the blazing summer months, you can cool down in their outdoor heated swimming pool or relax on their sun terrace. There is also a restaurant & bar within the hotel which serves a varied table d'hôte menu.
For a home away from home experience with the family, self-catered apartments are a great alternative for your holiday. Beau Rivage Apartments have a variety of options available for you to enjoy, whether you require multiple bedrooms or a balcony, there will be one to suit your needs. You can also enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant where they serve delicious meals from fresh local produce.
Jersey in itself is a hidden gem as the secluded spots and incredible restaurants are an experience like no other, not to mention that you are never more than 10 minutes away from the magical sea. St Brelade’s Bay, Jersey is one of the most popular beaches on the island, but our recommendation below offer something a bit different…
Fish n Beads is a lovely little shack situated on St Brelade’s Bay promenade and provides a unique jewelry-making experience. The quirky shop offers readymade driftwood items, jewelry and homemade cards as well as the opportunity to make your own jewelry. It is a relaxing and fun thing to do with your family and friends!
Nearby you can find Reg’s Garden at Badger's Holt - La Route des Genets, St Brelade. Visit the Koi pond, waterfall and admire the thousands of plants that are thoughtfully tended. The eccentric fairy garden is loved by kids and there is even a 40-metre-long squirrel walk rope overhead. The gardens are free to visit but donations are welcome and go to charity.
For a uniquely exhilarating experience, go blow karting down St Brelade’s! A blow kart has three wheels with a body similar to a go-kart and the sail attached gives the kart enough momentum to move. It is great fun and perfect for adrenaline seekers! For more information on how to book visit Jonos Watersports webpage.