British Beaches

Sand, sea, sun, surf and scones

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Port Soif Bay Beach

St Peter Port, Guernsey

This horseshoe-shaped bay of fine dry sand provides a sheltered environment for bathing, making the beach a favourite with families. A narrow gap between the headlands of Grandes Rocques and Portinfer lets the sea into the bay.

Beach Type



Cafe / restaurants and toilets are available


Fishing and snorkelling

Nature and Wildlife

There are good rockpools worth exploring on the beach. The rare bee orchid and sand crocus can be seen in the dunes. as well as birds such as wheatears. stonechats and linnets.

Water Quality




Cleaning and Litter

Cleaned by hand daily during the Summer. and twice a week in the Winter. Litter bins.


recycling facilities and dog bins are provided. Dogs banned between May - September.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

Guernsey Tourist Information Bureau North Esplanade St. Peter Port Guernsey GV1 3AN Tel: 01481 723552 Web:


Nearest town: St Peter Port
County: Guernsey
Latitude/Longitude: 49.487, -2.5806


Situated on Guernsey's west coast. just north of Cobo. on the main coast road. Access onto the beach is down steps or path from the car park.

Public Transport

Regular bus service - No's 7 and 7A.


There is FREE parking available for 200 cars.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Peter Port