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Secret little gem

Wow what a great little beach! Came to the island on a 4 day break and found this beach by chance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rocky but a gem

Wetshoes are advisable in the water due to learning the hard way and cutting my foot on a sharp... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Luton, United Kingdom
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All reviews portelet inn small island steep steps sea captain nice pub well worth the effort small cafe rock pools martello tower great for families the cliff car park low tide south coast long walk breathtaking views beautiful beach
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a great little beach! Came to the island on a 4 day break and found this beach by chance Very steep to get onto but well worth the effort We were lucky to have 17c in Feb and were the only 2 on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nigelp525
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wetshoes are advisable in the water due to learning the hard way and cutting my foot on a sharp rock last year. The water is a bit more chilly than neighbouring beaches but this didn't stop me from paddling in. The exposed rock pools at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ellielouise2802
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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank David B
Reviewed 10 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank lara152
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