Ølberstranden is a great little sandy beach where it is nice to swim and sunbathe in the summer and great to hike the rest of the year. Some claim that you can get the very best soft ice cream in the Stavanger area here.
The beach, Ølbergstranden is a sandy beach located southwest of the airport and near Ølberg harbour. There are camping facilities on the beach. Often very popular on hot summer days.
Recreational rules for the Jæren beaches
It's forbidden to drive on the beach with a motorised vehicle
In the bird-protected areas, you must not disturb birdlife (surfing, windsurfing, kiting and dog-walking)
Surfing, windsurfing and kiting are forbidden activities in the bird-protected areas from 1 October to 31 March. Kiting is only possible on the following beaches: Sola, Hellestø, Byberg, Bore and Brusand.
Horseback riding, biking, tenting and camping in the sand dunes are forbidden
Do not walk on cultured land in the growth season
Do not put up a tent closer than 150 metres from a house or cabin. Approval from the landowner is required if you camp for more than two days
There is a general campfire ban from 15 April to 15 September
You must keep dogs on a lead where animals are grazing.
Flying drones is forbidden in the entire protected area
Large events at the beach are not allowed unless you've obtained a dispensation
Last updated: 09/12/2023
Source: Region Stavanger