Jersey and the Channel Islands experience some of the largest tidal ranges in the world (up to 12 metres), providing yachtsmen with some of the most exhilarating sailing imaginable.
Combined with Jersey’s climate (the island is officially recognised as the sunniest place in Britain), this provides visitors with fantastic opportunities to explore what the Island has to offer both on sea and ashore.
Jersey has a huge range of restaurants that serve both local and international food. Local specialities include seafood and shellfish. The island has one Michelin-starred restaurant.
Various food festivals also take place throughout the year. Details of these can be found on the Visit Jersey tourism website.
Places to visit
Jersey has a rich and varied history and has several museums and sites that allow you to explore and experience the island’s past.
Two of Jersey’s museums are just minutes away from the marinas:
- the internationally acclaimed Maritime Museum
- the Jersey Museum
Other heritage sites include:
- Jersey War Tunnels
- WWII fortifications
- Elizabeth Castle
- Mont Orgueil Castle
- Hamptonne Country Life Museum
- La Hougue Bie Museum
Jersey is also home to Jersey Zoo, an internationally renowned organisation created by Gerald Durrell.
The marinas are close to the main town of St Helier, with its range of local and UK shops.
Arts and entertainment
The marinas are also close to the Waterfront, where there is a multi-screen cinema.
There are two theatres in St Helier that have visiting performers and shows from all over the world. Fort Regent also hosts similar events.
Sport and outdoor activities
There are plenty of sporting / outdoor activities that you can take part in whilst visiting Jersey, including:
- fishing trips
- scuba diving
The Waterfront complex close to the marinas also includes: