With spectacular coastline and countryside, the islands offer a huge selection of things to do in Guernsey including walking routes either with an Accredited Guide or under your own steam.
Guernsey has a range of outdoor pursuits right on its doorstep including coasteering, climbing and cycling, diving and kayaking, surfing, windsurfing and sailing for the more adventurous. For those looking for family activity holidays close to the UK, more relaxing activities include art and language courses or, for foodies, foraging with local guides.
Nature lovers are in for a treat with plenty of bird watching opportunities, including boat trips around the islands in search of the Bailiwick's much-loved puffins.
Whatever you choose, one thing is for sure - you'll want to come back for more
Below are just a small selection of the activies avaliable in Guernsey
The best way to get a feel for the island is to get around on foot to explore the spectacular cliff-top paths, numerous bays, rural lanes and commons. The beaches in St Martin's include Moulin Huet and Petit Port where Pierre Renoir painted some of his famous paintings.
Guernsey plays host to three golf courses. You can complete 9 holes inland on the Tony Jacklin designed St Pierre Park Golf Club, stroll the 18 holes at the Royal Golf Club in the north of the island or bask on the west course at The Grand Mare Golf Club.
We have a selection of car hire from Hertz, Avis and Europecar who can meet you at the airport or be dropped off at The Bella Luce. We also have preferred rates which are available to our guests.
If the sea air wafting through your hair and the great outdoors is more your thing, hire a bicycle to explore Guernsey. Cycleworld offer the Bella Luce preferred rates.
If retail therapy is more your thing, enjoy VAT free shopping in St Peter Port. Its range of boutique local shops are the right treasure trove to find that memorable gift. You can lock in those special Guernsey memories, explore the island and take home some stunning local jewellery or a Guernsey pearl which you can select for yourself.
Indulge in many of the arts from theatre to music at Beau Sejour Centre. Many shows and performances happen throughout the year such as The Lion King, Blood Brothers, Les Miserables and Joseph. Many street performances entertain the crowds on the seafront in St Peter Port.
With 6,000 miles of clear sea stretching out from Guernsey's west coast to the coast of South America, Guernsey enjoys great surf for all levels. With the Channel Islands playing host to the Surfing Championship there is always some talent to watch. Vazon and Portinfer would be the best places to experience surfing. Guernsey has its own surf school. If you're thinking of learning to surf, Guernsey is the perfect location. http://www.visitguernsey.com/-activities-Guernsey-surf-school
We have a good range of personal fitness trainers avaliable who focus on your personal fitness while you are staying with us at the hotel. They can also advise you on your healthy eating plan which we can combine with our kitchen menus.
Located in the bay of St Malo sailing has always been a very popular pastime. The Bella Luce has a great relationship with John Frankland whose local pilot books have proved extremely popular with both locals and visitors alike. John's own yacht, a Starlight 35 with a draught of 1.5 metres, is available for charter. Experiences range from the simplest trip to the nearby island of Herm to the more adventurous journey down the west coast of Guernsey.
A fantastic fun way to view the islands of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, you can skim across the surface of local waters, experience the treasured wildlife, senery and places of interest that Guernsey and its surounding islands are famed for. Suitable for all ages. http://www.visitguernsey.com/-activities-island-rib-voyages
Guernsey’s delightfully natural environment offers some spectacular outdoor activities and some unforgettable scenery. Outdoor activities can be enjoyed on many levels and include coasteering, kayaking and snorkelling. These activities can be aranged for you through the hotel. http://www.visitguernsey.com/-activities-island-adventures
We have a wide range of family activities on the island of Guernsey including Oatlands Village, Sausmarez Manor, Saumarez Park, Island Bowl, Carting Guernsey and Beau Sejour Leisure Centre.
We are happy to arrange Yoga & Pilate's classes or a more personal one-on-one for you at the Bella Luce in order for you to relax, unwind and to work your body, soul and mind. You can improve your flexibility and tone up after a couple of days at the hotel.
Let local guides unveil the secrets and hidden places that make Guernsey so special by taking one of the guided walks on offer. From April to September a rota of Guided Walks are offered on a daily basis by Accredited Guides. Guides are also available throughout the year for a variety of walks covering many topics, as well as tailor made walks on an 'on demand' basis. http://www.visitguernsey.com/-activities-guided-walks
Coasteering is a relatively new activity that is gaining rapidly in popularity. It couldn't be more simple. Coastal exploration at sea level, turning waves and rocks into playthings, an exhilarating mixture of swimming, scrambling, jumping and exploring caves, gullies and caverns. unforgettable http://www.visitguernsey.com/-activities-adventure-Sark
Adventure Sark offer you the chance to experience one of the most unique coasteering environments in the world. A day coasteering in Sark could see you exploring some of the most awesome caves and cavern Systems in the world such as the Victor Hugo, Cathedral Cave, Boutique caves and the Derrible Head Caverns or even the famous Gouliot Caves.
Adventure Sarks guides will meet you off the ferry and take you to Basecamp Sark there they will kit you out in top quality wetsuits and safety kit before departing on the days chosen adventure.
Adventure Sark also provide a full range of group and corporate activities.
Outdoor Guernsey have been providing adventure activities on the Islands since 2006. Their qualified guides specialise in providing explorations of the spectacular coastline.
Visitors can book themselves onto any of the regular 3 times a day trips for a unique and unforgettable insight to the real wilderness and hidden parts of Guernsey.
Activities on offer include:
Climbing and abseiling.
Hire kayaks at various locations including the incredible Shell beach in Herm.
Puffin Patrols by kayak in Herm (April to July)
If you are travelling as a group Outdoor Guernsey provide all their usual activities for all ages and abilities but you may also consider archery at their ranges in Guernsey and Herm or even geocaching and activiquizes and many other bespoke group activities.
Activities run daily from April until November. No experience is necessary. All equipment is provided. Rates are available for groups, children and families. http://www.visitguernsey.com/-activities-outdoor-Guernsey-adventure-activities
Island Adventures is Guernsey's newest outdoor activities provider, offering the following unforgettable adventures!
Bivouac camping gives practical experiences of bushcraft and survival skills! Kayaking adventures around Guernsey's stunning coastline and skills training sessions!
Coasteering along the beautiful rocky shores gets the adrenaline pumping!
We specialise in small groups, focussing on the individual needs of participants. No experience is required and all safety equipment is provided! Island Adventures is a BCU Accredited Provider, adhering to Health and Safety standards. Island Adventures will guide you on the adventure of a lifetime!