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This small bay on Jersey's south coast is seldom crowded because of the the steps from the cliff... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
David B
Rayong, Thailand

There are many competitors for best beach on jersey, but portelot is truly stunning. When the tide... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

This small bay on Jersey's south coast is seldom crowded because of the the steps from the cliff top. But it is worth the effort. The beach here is sheltered between high cliffs and the sand is fine and golden. Portelet's most prominent feature is...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

There are many competitors for best beach on jersey, but portelot is truly stunning. When the tide is out getting into the sea is a bit rocky. Secluded and accessed down a 100 or so steps. Cafe on the beach, but the quaint portelot inn...More

1  Thank nandgNL
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I think there are 128 steps down to the beach (and therefore 128 steps back up) but the beach is beautiful and it’s worth the effort. We were on the beach at 9.30 this morning and had it to ourselves.

1  Thank KP11347
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved this beach! It’s so worth the walk down the steps to get to it. A beautiful picturesque bay which looks totally different when the tide is right out. There is a great little cafe down on the beach too. This has to be...More

2  Thank Mary-o-Poppins
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Love this beach, it’s worth the walk. There is a bus stop at the top. There are a number of steps, so not ideal for those who are not keen on a work out. The beach is clean and the water is crystal clear. There...More

1  Thank AlfaRomeaa
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Steps down to the beach make it more difficult if you are not quite so ambulent as you once were ,but its worth it to go down on to the beach and has views over the small island with a tomb on it,a café for...More

1  Thank bigglesStrathaven
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

This has to be the second best beach in jersey for me Beautiful scenery Golden sand that squeaks when you walk along it ,the kids loved that lol so this will be forever the squeaky beach I didnt see any toilets here but there is...More

1  Thank cherrypie76
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Portly bay beach and cafe is an essential place to visit. Honestly the pizzas are incredible and the quality of food overall i top standard. The beach is beautiful and the sea is clean and fresh. There is a breathtaking coastline swell as a prime...More

1  Thank lara152
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The beach is accessed le down a path with lots of steps, so it isn't somewhere for people with access challenges to attempt to go but once there it is beautiful and a place which many locals seem to be drawn to. Parking is limited...More

2  Thank Russell S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Off the beaten track this quaint and secluded bay is stunning, great views, Janvrins tomb on the central small island in the bay, long walk down the steps from the car park to the beach but well worth the effort.Popular cafe on the beach

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