Petit Port


This gorgeous sheltered cove is reachable via a flight of 270 – count 'em! – steps just off the west side of Jerbourg Point. If you don't mind the climb back up, you'll find plenty of space to lay your beach towel and calm waters for swimming.

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2. Jerbourg Point

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4. Gran'mère du Chimquière

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8. Petit Bôt Bay


Watched over by a Napoleonic-era loophole tower, this sheltered cove is a favourite with sunbathers, swimmers and kayakers.