Your comprehensive guide to the ultimate Jersey holiday.
Discover the stunning Channel Island of Jersey with all the tips, tricks and important information you need for your next island holiday. Taking the stress out of holiday planning, we have done all the hard work and popped everything you need to know for your ultimate Jersey holiday into one place. Discover the beauty, highlights and attractions that Jersey has to offer with an insightful introduction to this charming island. Find the essential information you need for your Jersey break with the low-down on accommodation, essential travel information and the facts that may be sparking your curiosity. Here at Jersey Holidays, you will find everything you need to plan your family holiday, couple’s break, group trip or solo adventure to Jersey.
Welcome to Jersey, the wonderful island at home in the English Channel. A British Dependency located just 14 miles off the French coast, Jersey is the perfect melting point of British and French influence. The island atmosphere is comforting and familiar, a real home away from home with an air of an exotic getaway. Boasting a mild climate and stunning beaches, Jersey feels like a Mediterranean holiday but just a stones throw from the UK. Offering regular flights from across the UK, Jersey is a convenient holiday destination with a short journey time from multiple British airports. You can also travel to Jersey by sea with frequent connections from two English ports allowing you to travel with your car, pets and no luggage restrictions. With no need for visas and no travel restrictions for UK visitors, Jersey is a hassle-free holiday offering the vibes of the best European vacation spots. For visitors from outside of the UK, flights are also available from a number of European airports in addition to ferry services from France.
Stay in Jersey
Whichever accommodation type you are seeking, you will find it in Jersey. From low-cost hostels and family-friendly campsites to luxurious hotels, charming guesthouses and private self-catering units, Jersey has an extensive accommodation collection to satisfy every want, need and budget. You may want to stay at the iconic Royal Yacht Hotel in St Helier, go back to basics at the Jersey Accommodation and Activity Centre or possibly base yourself at Les Ormes, Jersey’s leading self-catering resort. You could indulge in a luxury spa break at Hotel de France, enjoy a splashtastic family holiday at the Merton Hotel or even wake up to the sound of the animals at Durrell Wildlife Camp. Browse our informative accommodation guides to find your perfect Jersey accommodation.
Enjoy sunny days by the sea, warm evenings watching the sunset and dining at exquisite restaurants. Explore the idyllic villages found in every corner, delve deep into Jersey’s rich history and immerse yourself in Jersey’s exciting events calendar. Jersey is truly the perfect destination for all holidaymakers. For those in search of a family vacation with thrilling entertainment, fascinating attractions and spacious beaches, you will find it in Jersey. If you are looking for a couples getaway with luxury accommodation, Michelin-starred restaurants and summer’s nights by the coast, Jersey is the place of choice. Meanwhile, adventure-seekers have hit the jackpot when visiting Jersey with endless hiking trails, breath-taking cycling routes and the third largest tidal range in the world. Whichever holiday experience you are hoping to find, there is no doubt that Jersey will deliver.
Nestled between the UK and France, Jersey offers the best of both British and French cuisine with international flavour also in the mix. A small island in the English Channel, Jersey boasts exceptional seafood including the famous Jersey rock oysters and seasonal crab. From charming beachside cafes to glamorous fine dining, Jersey’s restaurants boast exciting and delicious menus across the island. For the best and most exclusive dining experience, head to Bohemia, the island’s only Michelin-starred restaurant with a sophisticated menu of vibrant flavour. Get to know the best of Jersey dining by browsing our restaurant guides and making sure not to miss out on the best dining experiences on the island.
Getting Around Jersey
There has never been a holiday destination more straight-forward for a British tourist to navigate than Jersey. At 9 miles wide, 5 miles long and well-signposted, Jersey is exceptionally easy to explore independently. With English road signs, right-hand drive and left-hand traffic, there is little to no adaptation for UK visitors looking to drive around the island. Car hire is readily available across the island including at the airport, ferry terminal and in town centres with no requirement for UK citizens to need an international driving permit. For visitors wanting to travel with their own car, Condor Ferries offers two routes from the UK for vehicle passage. Alternatively, Jersey boasts an exceptional public transportation system with Liberty Bus offering frequent service on convenient routes across the island. Taxis are also an easy transportation method with a high selection of firms to choose from. In addition, the island has excellent walking and cycling trails including a close to 50-mile network of lanes with pedestrian and cycling priority. If you crave independent travel and a spot of adventure during your holidays, Jersey is the ideal destination with an ease of exploration.
Jersey Travel Tips
Whilst the island is incredibly welcoming and very easy to get to know, it is always helpful to receive tips, tricks and insightful information about a new location you are visiting. For the perfect introduction to Jersey, discover the best Jersey travel tips to get a head start on your holiday planning. Get to know the island before arrival with the important facts and essential information you need to know about Jersey. Find everything you need including information about Jersey’s currency, language and how to stay safe on the island. Discover how to visit, when to visit and most importantly, how to get the most out of your Jersey experience. Make your Jersey holiday the best it can be with the best Jersey travel tips, advice and information.