With one of the largest rise and fall of tides in the world, the scene is always changing, from a nice sandy beach to lots of water. At low tide you can walk across to Elizabeth Castle, there is always the amphibious vehicle to get you back, or just wander along the beach.
A Clean scenic and beautiful beach, you can walk to Elizabeth Castle or around the bay but watch the tide it comes in so quickly, if you don't want to walk you can also get the boat, really lovely beach, close to toilets, and somewhere to eat, really good day out
A nice very white sanded beach. Was a little bit of sea weed there. But was just a small patch about 50 metres wide nothing major as the beach is huge and the rest of it was very clean. Also is a small half circle wall connected to the beach so there is a nice calm beach pool to swim...
If you want sand, you've got sand. If you want rocks, you've got rocks. If you want interest and scenery, you've got Elizabeth Castle. St. Helier's Bay has so much to commend it. Oh yes - and an open air marine pool.
We walked past the beach on the way to catching the "duck" to Elizabeth Castle. Having already visited several other beaches in Jersey, we were amazed to see people bathing in the slimey, green sea weed covered water here. It was smelly and unattractive. On the way back to St Helier, on the "duck" the driver was having to honk...