1. Get your foodie fix
Get ready to embark on a foodie adventure. It’s not all fancy restaurants with equally fancy menus, you can enjoy exquisite food on a budget…And usually with an ocean view. Tuck into gourmet burgers and crab sandwiches at The Hungry Man in Rozel Bay. Pick up a hamper for your picnic from Don Street Deli in St Helier, which was designed by Michelin-starred chef Shaun Rankin. Or grab specialty meats, artisan cheeses, tapas and a freshly baked flatbread to go. Dine on tasty sourdough pizza and fresh pasta at La Cantina. Or try fresh seafood at Jersey Crab Shack and Oyster Box in St Brelade. If you’re keen to sample Michelin-starred cuisine, the tasting menu at the Bohemia Restaurant is a great way of trying a bit of everything – be sure to savour every mouthful.
Where to stay: Stay at The Club in St Helier, which is home to the Michelin-starred Bohemia Restaurant. Or choose St Helier’s vibrant Royal Yacht Hotel. Its three different restaurants give you plenty of dining options.
Get ready to embark on a foodie adventure. It’s not all fancy restaurants with equally fancy menus, you can enjoy exquisite food on a budget…And usually with an ocean view.
2. Hit the beach, all year round
You’re never more than 10 minutes away from the water’s edge. If time is precious you must visit St Brelade's Bay, it’s one of the islands most popular beaches and voted one of the best in the UK – enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea at The Terrace. St Aubin’s Bay is a central sprawl where you can play volleyball or swim in the Victorian bathing pool. If you’re staying in St Helier town centre be sure to visit Havre des Pas and Greve d'Azette, for a stroll along the art deco style boardwalk or a dip in the lido.
The wild beaches of the north offer towering cliffs and grassy dunes. Explore the rocky pools and hidden caves of Plemont Beach at low tide. Or follow a walk on Grève de Lecq with a stop in a welcoming country pub – the perfect opportunity to sample some Jersey cider. The fishing port of Rozel Bay is sheltered by greenery and lined with cute cafes and harbourside eateries. On a chilly day take refuge in The Hungry Man for the famous Marshmallow Hot Chocolate Explosion. Hire a car to see the island’s best beaches, in one short stay.
Where to stay: Stay on the beach in St Brelade's Bay at Golden Sands – you’ll be able to drink up the sea views all day long. Or dine beachside at The Terrace during your luxury stay at L’Horizon Beach Hotel and spa.