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Places to swim in Baerum - beaches

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There are many beaches and hidden gems along the coast of Baerum. You find sandy beaches, large greens with playgrounds, kiosk and toilets easily accessible by public transport and car. Storoyodden is rewarded with Blue Flag.

Fornebukta Beach - Fornebu

Fornebukta is located on the north side of Fornebu. At Smedtangen right outside the swimming area you will find barbeque area and opportunity for fishing. You also have the opportunities to buy lunch or a refreshing drink at the Radison Blu hotel located just behind the swimming area.

Getting there: Drive to Fornebu, follow the signs Hotel Radison Blu.

Parking: Upon Telenor Arena.


Rolfstangen Beach - Fornebu

Rolfstangen is located on the southeast side of Fornebu.

Rolfstangen has two sandy beaches separated by a rocky outcrop with rough mountains. Outside the north shore, there are some rocks and seaweed.

Paved road down from the parking area provides good access for wheelchair

Walking distance to Sjøflyhavna tavern little further north where you can get refreshments.

Getting there: Drive to Fornebu, follow signs to Snarøya, then signs to Rolfstangen. Drive past the beach sign, to get to the parking lot.

Parking: Free parking


Pelvikodden Beach - Fornebu

Pelvikodden is located southeast of Fornebu,   south of Rolfstangen. Here is a nice sandy beach with some shells and rough rocks typical of the Oslo area.

Its location allows Pelvikodden access to fresh seawater from the fjord. Pelvikodden is a popular fishing spot as well.

Getting there: Drive to Fornebu, follow signs to Snarøya. Turn left into Haldenveien.

Parking: Free parking.


Halden Brygge - Fornebu

Halden pier is located just south of Pelvikodden swimming area.

Halden Pier is a popular fishing spot.

Getting there: Drive to Fornebu, follow signs to Snarøya. Turn left into Haldenveien.

Parking: Free parking.


Fürst Brygge - Fornebu

Nice bathing place on the southeastern of Snarøya. Nice sandy beach.  Popular fishing spot.

Getting there: Take the bike or bus to Snarøya.

Parking: no.


Storøyodden Beach - Fornebu

Storøyodden swimming area is located at the tip of the promontory on Storøy.

Storøyodden has a great sandy beach.  Nice coastal path in the area if you are tired of lying on the beach.

Handicap friendly ramp and outside shower.

Service facilities with toilets and a kiosk. The kiosk does not except cards.

Blue Flag 2009 and 2010.

Getting there: by bus or bike. Bus stop at Fornebu West.

Parking: 6 Handicap parking lots right on the beach. Parking by Storøya village center, Fornebu Arena or on Oksenøya.


Sarbuvollen Beach - Høvik

Sarbuvollen swimming area has a nice little sandy beach. At the entrance to Holtkilen.

Access: Coastal path or bike to the end of Sarbuvollveien


Båtstøjordet Beach - Høvik

Båtstøjordet is a small swimming area located at Holtekilen. Nice playground and soccer field.

Great coastal path along the coast

Access: Coastal path or bike to Båtstøjordet.

Parking: Small car park 50 meters from the beach.


Sjøskogen Beach - Høvik

Sjøskogen swimming area is located north of Veritas Park. The coastal path on this stretch is impassable with a stroller.

Getting there: Follow the coastal path north from Veritas Park


Hovik swimming area - Veritas Park

Hovik swimming area is located along the coastal path from Veritas to Høvikodden. It is a mixture of natural rock and sandy beach.

There are several benches along the beach as part of the Veritas Park.

Getting there: Follow the coastal path from Høvikodden or Veritas.


Høvikodden sandy beach

The beach at Høvikodden is quite small and is located 50 meters south of Henie Onstad Art Centre. Private property on the east side.

The sculpture park outside the art center and worth a visit if you're tired of lying on the beach.

Lunch and refreshments you can buy at Bølgen and Moi, the restaurant at the art center.

Getting there: Follow signs to Blommenholm and Hennie Onstad Art Centre. Bus to Høvikodden from Oslo city center.

Parking: The parking lot at the art center.


Kadettangen Beach - Sandvika

Kadettangen is a very popular beach in Sandvika, Bærum Municipality. 

Swimming raft with diving board.

Rigmor MS and MS Rigfar have docked on the south side of Kadettangen. Nice option if you want to get out on one of the islands in Vestfjorden.

Getting there: Drive to Sandvika, down to the sea front of the town hall.

Parking: Large free parking at the beach or pay parking under the E18 Bridge.


Kalvøya Naturist beach - Sandvika

Kalvøya naturist beach is for nudists.

Access: Park at Kadettangen, Sandvika. Go over the bridge to Kalvøya, follow the gravel road north. The beach is located about Mid-calf Island’s northern coastline.

Parking: See Kadettangen


Store badebukt swimming area - Sandvika

Store badebukt is the largest and best sandy beach on Kalvøya. It is located south of Kalvøya. Sun all day. There is a large grass area above the beach which is suitable for ball games.

Swimming raft with diving boards (1.2meter).

There are great hiking trails around the Kalvøya.

Getting there: Drive to Sandvika, parking lots at Kadettagen or under the freeway bridge. Go over the bridge to Kalvøya and follow the trail along the south side.

Parking: See Kadettangen


Lille badebukt swimming area - Sandvika

Nice sandy beach.

Getting there: Drive to Sandvika, go over the bridge to Kalvøya, follow the trail along the south end of Kalvøya.

Parking: See Kadettangen


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