Accommodation 5 March 2024

Holiday at your own pace with Guernsey Self-Catering

Enjoy the freedom and convenience of Guernsey Self-Catering's homely apartments and cottages, perfectly located for your Island adventure or quiet retreat.

With 37 family-owned apartments and cottages across four unique sites, Guernsey Self-Catering have the perfect option for every sort of holiday, so you can live like a local while enjoying all the comforts of home.

For multi-generational holidays... Del Mar Court

Situated in a central location in St Martin’s, with 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments, Del Mar Court is perfect for families during school holidays, and quiet out of season for couples.

Onsite facilities include a heated pool (open in the summer months), alfresco and barbecue area, playing field, children’s swings, and a slide. There are also laundry facilities, an onsite housekeeper, ample parking and free WIFI.

In the nearby St Martin’s village, there are food and clothes shops, restaurants, bakeries and cafes – plus a chemist and doctors’ surgery.

The five main south coast beaches and the famous scenic cliff paths are within a one-and-a-half-mile radius, giving access to over 20 miles of pedestrian paths.

Top picks nearby

  • St Peter Port – including the marina, harbour, shops and restaurants – is just a five-minute drive away.
  • Bluebell Woods, beautiful at any time of year, is particularly a sight to be seen in spring when the ground becomes a sea of bluebells. Through the woods is Fermain Bay with crystal-clear waters for swimming. Fermain Beach Cafe is the perfect stop for a crab sandwich and hot drink.
  • Saumarez Manor, the Island’s only stately home, boasts pitch and putt, mini golf, a sculpture park, a ride-on train for children, and Farmer’s Market (selected times).

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For active family holidays... Ilex Lodge

Located a short distance inland from St Peter Port town centre, and a five-minute walk

from Beau Sejour Leisure Centre and two museums, Ilex Lodge is perfectly located for keeping families entertained. The site is also well-connected to the island’s popular west coast beaches, including Cobo Bay Beach and Grandes Rocques, by the local bus service.

Open all year round, Ilex Lodge provides 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartments. For convenience, there is on-site parking, laundry facilities and free WI-FI. There is also an onsite housekeeper.

The heated pool (open during the summer months) sits in the south grounds, where it receives sun from early until late. There are also sunbeds and picnic tablets, and a large lawn with a children’s play area.

Top picks nearby

  • Guernsey Museum at Candie sits in the delightful Candie Gardens, and houses a range of local and international exhibitions. There is also a Discovery Room for families, which includes lots of things to do, discover and learn. There is also a gift shop and cafe.
  • The German Naval Signals HQ, which was responsible for all radio traffic to and from Germany and the other Islands during WWII, is one of the island’s top-rated museums. It was in use until 9 May 1945.

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For couples breaks... La Bellieuse

Nestled into an ancient hamlet down a lane next to St Martin’s parish church, La Bellieuse is the perfect spot for a relaxing getaway.

There are two quaint cottages on the site, each with one cosy attic bedroom with a king-size bed. The cottages are just a few minutes’ walk from the parish centre, which includes food and clothes shops, cafes, and hotels for bar meals.    

St Peter Port – including the marina, shops and restaurants – is only five minutes by car (or using the local buses from the top of the lane).

The five main south coast beaches and the famous scenic cliff paths are within a one-and-a-half-mile radius, giving access to over 20 miles of pedestrian paths.

Top picks nearby

  • Hauteville House, the home of Victor Hugo and where he wrote classics such as Les Misérables, spans five floors and was eclectically designed by Hugo himself.
  • The German Underground Hospital is the largest structural reminder of the German Occupation in the Channel Islands. The eerie maze of tunnels covers an area of about 6,950 square metres.

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To go with the flow... Le Douit

Located just one minute down the lane from La Bellieuse, Le Douit provides 1- and 2-bedroom apartments with a family bathroom or shower room.

The idyllic cottages are converted from the farm’s granite barns and are the perfect setting for a relaxing break in peaceful, family-friendly surroundings, with activities not far away.

Fully equipped kitchens, on-site laundry facilities, a playing space (with a children’s swing and rope for climbing) and picnic tables allow you to holiday at your own pace. There is also free WIFI, an on-site housekeeper and parking.

Top picks nearby

  • Moulin Huet Bay, made famous by Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir, boasts breathtaking views of the cliffs and incredible turquoise waters. Don’t miss the Renoir Tea Garden and Renoir Walk.
  • Petit Bot, a pebbled shore that turns to soft sand as the tide goes out, is popular with families and swimmers. You can also visit Petit Bot Tea Room and one of the Island’s 15 loophole towers built in 1778-9.

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If you like the sound of any of these apartments and cottages, the team at Guernsey Self-Catering are always happy to discuss your requirements. Book direct at for the best prices.

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