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St. Ouens Bay - Watersplash Beach

St Aubyns, Jersey

St Ouen's is the longest beach in Jersey, spanning nearly the full length of the island's west coast. It's locally referred to as 'the five mile road' for obvious reasons, and is a superb surfing beach with a cafe/restaurant and beach club at the Watersplash.

Beach Type

Sand

Facilities

Toilets available
Including facilities for the disabled and a first aid post
Cafes
Beach kiosks and licensed restaurants

Activities

Swimming
Surfing
Sea canoeing
Windsurfing and fishing
Said to pick up the most swell on Jersey
This is a good spot for learning to surf
Surfing and windsurfing equipment hire and tuition available

Nature and Wildlife

The sand dunes support over 400 plant species. The Les Mielles Conservation Area is designated to conserve and protect the dune area together with surrounding flora and fauna.

Water Quality

Excellent

Lifeguard

Yes

Cleaning and Litter

Cleaned daily between May and September. bins provided. but they must be kept on a lead and fouling cleared.

Dogs

Dogs allowed on the beach.

Awards and Recommendations

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

Tourist Information

For more information about the area visit: www.jtourism.com/ Jersey Tourism Liberation Square St Helier Tel: 01534 500700

Location

Nearest town: St Aubyns
County: Jersey
Latitude/Longitude: 49.2169, -2.22954

Access

By road head to the west coast and follow signs for St Ouens. Access via slipways and steps.

Public Transport

Served by bus route 12a.

Parking

Ample parking along the beach.

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in St Aubyns