With 146 km coastline, Sandefjord has many beaches within short distance.
There are child-friendly shallow beaches, beaches with campgrounds and more secluded beaches.
Strømbadet, Sandefjord's town bath. Opened in 2020. Floating jetty for sea bathing in the harbour. Access from Hjertnesstranda (Sandefjordsveien 7) across the street of Scandic Park Hotel. Parking. Heavy rain can cause overflow discharges in the area around the bathing facility. Such discharges will result in temporary poor bathing water quality. Red light on arrival the bathing facility will alert discharge.
Asnes, Vesterøya -5 km from town center (bus 168 or 170)
Here you have several small south-facing beaches, beautiful cliffs and grasarea. Camping, kiosk and toilet facilities open May 1-September 1.
Flautangen, Østerøya -9 km from town center(bus 162)
Here you will find both a sandy beach, pebble beach and rocks and there are toilets, fireplace and excellent fishing spots. Arrival: Take Road 303 towards Stokke. Follow signs to Østerøya. After approx. 5 km turn left and follow the sign to Flautangen. There is a path to the beach.
Goksjø -7 km from town center (Bus 150)
Fresh water with grass slope down towards the water. There is a swimming jetty and float. Arrival: Follow Road 305 from Sandefjord to Andebu. After passing the highway E-18, turn left onto Semsbakken after approx. 800 meters.
Granholmen -5 km from town center (bus 01, 161)
Small beach, grasarea and rocks. Camping, kiosk and toilet facilities open May 1-September 1. Arrival: Follow Road 303 towards Larvik. Turn left approx. 5 km from the town center. Follow signs to Granholmen.
Grubesand, Vesterøya -9 km from town center (bus 168)
Quiet, east-facing sandy beach with 100 meters sand and rolling stone in the end. Good hiking paths along the coast. Good fishing spots and toilets. Arrival: From the town center run follow the signs to Vesterøya. Follow Vesterøyveien approx. 7 km (past Langeby camping) and then take left on Auveveien.
Korsvik, Vesterøya -5 km from town center (bus 168 or 170)
Child-friendly sandy and gravel beach with a pine forest in the back. Arrival: From the town center, follow the signs to Vesterøya and turn in on Veløyveien. The beach is by the road.
Langeby, Vesterøya -7 km from town center (bus 168)
Child-friendly sandy beach with some rocks and good diving spots. Camping, shop and toilet facilities are open May 1-September 1. Arrival: From the town center follow the sign to Vesterøya. Follow Vesterøyveien approx. 7 km. Langeby is just off the road.
Skjellvika, Østerøya -5,5 km from town center
Very child-friendly, sandy beach. Along the foot of the mountains in the north, there are some rocks with a fine diving boards. Kiosk and toilet facilities. Arrival: Take road 303 towards Stokke. Follow signs to Østerøya. After approx. 3 km turn left on Østerøyveien by Søndre Sunde on Skjellvikaveien.
Truber and Yxnøy, Østerøya -12 km from town center (bus 162)
Large area with both beaches and rocks. The sandy beach on Truber are most popular. Toilets at Truber. Arrival: Take road 303 towards Stokke. Follow signs towards Østerøya. Approx. 7 km after you've passed the sign "Østerøya" turn left (signposted).
Vøra, Vesterøya -9 km from town center (bus 168)
Child-friendly sandy beach. Camping, shop, beach volleyball court and toilet facilities are open May 1-September 1. Arrival: From the town center follow the signs to Vesterøya. Follow Vesterøyveien approx. 8 km. The campsite is situated by the road.
Beaches for persons with disabilities: Granhomen, Lahelle, Langeby, Nord Trubervika, Tangen, Vøra.
See www.sandefjord.kommune.no for details about how they are adapted.