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Herm Island

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About Herm Island

Herm Island is 3 miles from the coast of Guernsey and measures just a mile and a half long and half a mile wide and it's a perfect place to stay for a truly relaxing island family holiday, ideal for families and anyone wanting to "get away from it all". Once there enjoy the beautiful unspoilt beaches and safe, clean pollution-free environment. There are no cars, no crowds and definitely no stress - just happy holiday memories waiting to happen..

A holiday on Herm will be an experience that will stay with you and your family for a lifetime. Whether you want complete relaxation, adventure, or a combination of both, Herm has something for all the family.

With beaches to rival any in the world, Herm is just one hour by air from London and 20 minutes from Guernsey by frequent ferry. Paradise really is this close.

There is a variety of accommodation on offer, designed to suit all tastes. You could opt to stay in a comfortable self catering cottage, allowing you to sample island life while still giving you the freedom to come and go as you please.  
"The beauty of staying in one of our cottages is the feeling that you really are a part of the island community.  Children can get to know each other and play in a safe and friendly environment, thereby, allowing parents the time to relax too!  Our accommodation is comfortable, roomy and practical with plenty of storage space for all those holiday essentials.  Plus, if you book to come back again, we can store items such as fishing nets and buckets and spades until your next visit, free of charge!"

You could choose to be pampered at The White House Hotel, the only hotel on the Island, where there are no telephones, televisions or clocks. Enjoy well-appointed bedrooms, an excellent restaurant and outstanding sea views.

Tradition is cherished at the country house-style hotel to which many families have been coming for three generations. You'll find a variety of delightful bedrooms, including the luxurious Crow's Nest Suite, Harbour Cottage with its own garden and family accommodation with separate bedrooms for the children. Children have always been welcome, with a popular high tea for junior diners and a baby-listening service.

The hotel encourages you to unwind. You could have tea served by the pool in the garden, play a game of croquet or tennis, enjoy an aperitif in the Monk's Bar or choose one of the many sofas in a cosy lounge and curl up in front of the fire with a coffee and a good book.

Alternatively you can camp on Herm Island in one of our modern, well-equipped family size tents or choose to pitch your own tent. Provisions can be ordered in advance of your arrival, with daily groceries available from the island shop.

If you don't fancy cooking, you are spoilt for choice - The White House Hotel, The Ship and Mermaid restaurants or, to be more casual, have a pub lunch or barbecue at The Mermaid. The beach cafes and harbour village snack bar offer an interesting variety of sandwiches and hot drinks.

Whichever way you choose to stay on Herm, you're sure to enjoy a fabulous family holiday in a safe environment without having to venture too far from home.


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