Near Skjærhalden center is "the city beach" Kroksand, suitable for the whole family.
Kroksand beach is close to Skjærhalden center on the Hvaler Islands, within easy reach of the cafes, restaurants and shops. A popular city beach with a nice sandy beach, swim pier and a diving tower. There are showers and public restrooms. During the summer season a swimming-wheelchair is available for people with disabilities.
Kroksand beach has the environmental certification Blue Flag, an international environmental certification of beaches and marinas. The certification scheme has strict criteria dealing with water quality, environmental education and information, environmental management, safety and other services.