When it comes to idyllic island getaways, Guernsey stands out as an oasis of natural beauty and seaside charm. With its stunning coastline, crystal-clear waters, and a range of swimming spots to choose from, Guernsey is a haven for water enthusiasts and beach lovers alike. Discover the best places to swim in Guernsey, a paradise for those seeking aquatic adventures on this beautiful island. 

Cobo Bay

Cobo Bay, Guernsey

Cobo Bay is easily one of Guernsey's most popular beaches, for good reason. This sandy haven stretches along the west coast of the island and offers swimmers a picturesque setting for a dip in the sea. The shallow waters make it an ideal spot for families with children, and the stunning sunsets over the bay are an added bonus.

Moulin Huet

Moulin Huet

Moulin Huet, a hidden gem on Guernsey's southern coast, beckons all nature lovers and swimmers. Its unique blend of natural beauty and historical significance makes it an exceptional spot for a dip in the sea. The sheltered bay is framed by rugged cliffs, offering privacy and calm waters. Famous for inspiring the renowned painter Renoir, this beach boasts not only a stunning seascape but also an artistic connection that adds to its allure. Moulin Huet's charm lies in its tranquillity, making it the perfect place to unwind and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Guernsey. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in Renoir’s artistic genius whilst staying with us at either The Old Government House Hotel & Spa or The Duke of Richmond Hotel, take a look at our Remembering Renoir offer

Petit Bot Bay

Petit Bot Bay, Guernsey

If you're seeking a more secluded spot, head to Petit Bot Bay. This tucked-away cove is surrounded by rugged cliffs, creating a sense of privacy and tranquillity. The clear waters are perfect for snorkelling, and the small waterfall at the back of the beach adds a touch of magic to this hidden gem.

Saints Bay

Saints Bay, Guernsey

Saints Bay, on the island's south coast, offers a quieter swimming experience. The pebble beach is nestled in a charming fishing village, and the bay's clear waters are perfect for a leisurely swim. Don't forget to explore the surrounding cliffs and coastal paths for breathtaking views.

La Vallette Bathing Pools

La Vallette Bathing pools

For a unique swimming experience, visit La Vallette Bathing Pools in St. Peter Port. These seawater pools, built into the rocks, provide a safe and tranquil environment for swimming. The pools are accessible at all stages of the tide, making them a convenient option for a quick dip.

Pembroke Bay

Pembroke Bay

Pembroke Bay is a wide, sandy beach located on the northern coast of Guernsey. It's a favourite spot for locals and tourists alike. The shallow waters and soft sand make it ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and building sandcastles. There are also water sports facilities nearby if you're feeling adventurous.