Portinfer

  • Pebbly
  • For the more advanced surfer
  • Dog-friendly
  • Difficult access

Portinfer is just north of Port Soif, on the other side of the kiosk. This beach is a widely known surfing beach, although it is more for experienced surfers. At low tide, there is a large strip of sand at the bottom of the beach which is beautiful, but to get here, one must climb over some rocky ground.

Vazon

  • Surfing for amateurs and professionals, among other watersports
  • Family friendly
  • Cafe and restaurant nearby
  • Beware of weaver fish at low tide on a hot day
The expansive Vazon Bay at low tide, submitted by Lois Vidamour

Vazon is one of the island’s best loved and most popular beaches. From its good surf and wide, open layout, to its easy access and great parking, it is the perfect beach for families and others alike. This beach is a haven for the sporty among you, with skimboarding, kite-surfing and sand racing; surfboards are available to hire right by the slipway. With restaurants and cafés in close proximity, and plenty of parking, it’s the perfect destination to go at any time of year. 

Pembroke/ L’Ancresse Bay

  • Spacious and sandy
  • Surfing and swimming spots
  • Easy accessibility
  • Cafe and toilets
  • Good for kids

Pembroke Bay and L’Ancresse stretch across the North coast and are popular among families and water-sport enthusiasts alike. The expanse of soft sands means you won’t feel crowded even at its busiest, and the cafe and kiosk along with the unspoiled view make it even easier to spend the whole day here.