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Green Island Beach

St Helier, Jersey

A two mile stretch of white sand with numerous reefs which are submerged at high tide. Several miles of reef are exposed at low tide at which time Green Islet, just offshore, can be reached. Beware of the incoming tide and don't get stranded on Green Islet when the tide comes in.

Beach Type



Café and restaurants
Public toilets (including disabled)
Slipway and first aid post
Disabled/wheelchair access to beach available


Fishing and snorkelling
No zoning

Nature and Wildlife

Inland countryside walks. Approximately three square miles of rock pools when the tide is out.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

The beach is cleaned both mechanically and manually every day from April to October by the States of Jersey Public Services. Litter and dog bins are provided.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

For more information about the area visit: Jersey Tourism Liberation Square St Helier Tel: 01534 500700


Nearest town: St Helier
County: Jersey
Latitude/Longitude: 49.1906, -2.12259


Access by car and steps. Access also available to the slipway.


Free carparking is available for up to 20 cars. including disabled spaces.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Helier