Covering almost the entire west coast of Jersey, the Atlantic beach of St Ouen's Bay is the number 1 surf beach on the island.
A sandy bay backing on to sand dunes and peppered with some good beach cafes and cantinas.
WHERE TO EAT:
Follow the local surfers to The Line Up a food truck right on the bay serving a good bacon roll and a gut busting Hawaiian burger.
El Tico is the best place fort a sunset beer and al fresco food. with indoor dining in winter.
Le Braye Cafe serves a great crab sandwich. Some of the best seafood on the island is served on the bay BBQ style at Faulkener Fisheries at L'Etacq.
WHERE TO STAY:
No hotels on the bay as it is a protected natural area. However, there are apartments and some cool options to stay in old historic buildings.
Drift Retreats offer wellness breaks with yoga, surfing and organic meals staying at the old Kempt Tower
A few houses are available for vacation rental check out Airbnb
About a 30 minute drive from town. Regular buses [Timetable here...]