From the rugged south coast with its hidden coves to the west coast with its long sweeping sandy beaches there is always going to be a beach that will be perfect, whether it’s for the water sports activities or simply soaking up to sun.
On Guernsey's east coast, Belle Greve is a large bay just north of St. Peter Port with a lovely promenade along its shore.
Bordeaux is an unassuming pretty fishing harbour however the beach is the main reason to visit and is one of the best in the east.
Cobo Bay is one of Guernsey's finest beaches, with a lovely sandy expanse and shallow waters to indulge in holiday relaxation from sunbathing to swimming.
Fermain Bay is a beautiful little bay at the bottom of Fermain Valley on the east coast of Guernsey, reached only by foot or boat.
Located on the north west coast of Guernsey, Grand Havre is a natural harbour with a beautiful sandy beach lining its shore.
Grande Rocque is the rocky point at the end of the beautiful Saline Bay, giving its name to this pleasant corner of Guernsey.
Havelet Bay is directly south of St. Peter Port's main harbour and is therefore easily accessible from the town centre.
L'Ancresse and Pembroke Bays are located in the north of Guernsey and offer beautiful fine sand, clear water for swimming and great rock pools.
L’Eree Bay is a large bay tucked away on the south west corner with soft sands and welcoming waters.
You will often have La Jaonnet beach to yourself as it is one of the harder ones to access on Guernsey being a 10 minute walk along the cliff path.
Ladies Bay is popular with families thanks to its lovely sand and safe swimming (no lifeguard).
Moulin Huet is a stunning and secluded bay at the bottom of Guernsey's south coast cliffs.
Perelle Bay on the west coast of Guernsey is as popular with surfers in the summer as its larger neighbour Vazon Bay.
The beach is soft sands and rock and the gentle waters are perfect for those who want to take a dip!
Petit Port is arduous to reach but the rewards will be worth your while.
One of Guernsey’s best kept secrets, yet only a 10 minute drive from St. Peter Port.
Port Soif is a small and delightful natural harbour shaped like a horse shoe and lined with the best sand for castle building.
Portelet Bay is a pretty working fishing harbour that still retains a lot of its traditional charm.
Portinfer Beach is best known among more experienced surfers as one of the best and most consistent breaks on Guernsey and changes dramatically from high to low tide.
Rocquaine Bay is a shingle beach with sandy patches and despite being in one of the most rural parishes, St. Pierre du Bois, the bay is very popular with locals and tourists alike for both sunbathing and swimming.
Walk down from the south coast cliffs to one of Guernsey treasure coves...
Shell Beach is the gem in Herm’s crown.
Vazon bay is the place to go in Guernsey for surfing, as well as many other watersport activities.