Sandy beaches, clear turquoise water and mountain landscapes - all this is magnificent Jijel. Mountains and sea - a powerful mixture that takes the breath away from even the most sophisticated traveler! Please don't say we didn't warn you!

General information

The beaches of Jijel are mostly small and located in cozy bays. Some places have hard-to-reach bays of a bizarre shape, provoking active travelers to explore them. An important clarification - most beaches do not have natural shade, as the vegetation is either too small or completely absent, so do not forget your sun umbrella and protective products.

Most beaches of Jijel are located within settlements, usually more accessible and well equipped, but less picturesque. The latter does not apply to Jijel because, despite a large number of city beaches, many still offer stunning views.

Calm, measured rest and the sound of waves are perhaps the most common associations that arise with the word "beach". This is not surprising, as relaxation is exactly what many beach travelers are looking for. If you associate your vacation primarily with such activity, choose one of the 16 beaches in the region.

To make your choice easier, we have prepared a list of the best beaches for relaxation in Jijel.

Attraction and Infrastructure

Some beaches in Jijel attract every year not only relaxation lovers but also those travelers who prefer outdoor activities and, first of all SUP boarders.

So, let's see what activities you can do on the beaches:

  • SUP is a relatively young sport that attracts more and more followers every year. Whether you are an experienced SUP rider or want to discover this activity, Jijel is the perfect place for you. More than 4 beaches are popular among SUP boarders. Who knows, you will become an enthusiastic fan of SUP after visiting these beaches.

As for the main features of the beaches of Jijel, they are as follows:

  • The region's beaches are mainly wide, moderate length and have a high level of cleanliness. The most common surface is sand of bright color.
  • Usually, entry into the water is moderately gentle, such beaches are 10.
  • The average distance from the road to beach in Jijel is less than 500 meters. 13 beaches are relatively easy to access, and 3 beaches are only accessible from the water. The latter include both island beaches and beaches with no land routes due to the natural borders.

The vast majority of Jijel beaches have the necessary amenities, such as sun loungers, umbrellas, beach cafes, showers and toilets.

There are not many restaurants in Jijel, so finding them can sometimes be difficult, especially near the beach. For more information, visit the page of the beach you are interested in.

There are few offers for accommodation in the beach area, so finding a suitable place to stay can be a problem. You can use the map search to get more information about this.

And, probably, the most popular question among travelers: “What sights of Jijel can be found relatively close to the beaches?” It is impossible to list all of them, there are a lot of attractions. So you will find where to go!

The hottest month of the region is augustus - air temperature during this time warms up to 32.9°C and water up to 27.0°C. The coldest month is januari - air temperature drops to 14.0°C and water to 15.8°C.

Do you know how many beaches there are in Jijel? In total there are 16 beaches and the most popular is Marsa zitoun beach.