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.
Sandy beach southwest of the airport and near Ølberg harbour. Toilets at the camping ground. Kiosk near the harbour. Parking at the kiosk and Ølberg harbour. Important information on how to behave along the beaches at Jæren - It is forbidden to drive motorised vehicles - In the bird protection areas, you cannot exercise activities of disturbing effect; surfing, board sailing, kiting and dog walking. - It is prohibited to surf/board sailing/kiting in the bird protected areas from 1 October to 31 March - Horseback riding, bike riding, camping and tenting in the sand dunes are prohibited - You must not walk on farmland during the growing season - Respect people's privacy. Do not set up a tent any nearer than 150 meters from a house or a cottage - Permission from land owner if you camp for longer than 2 nights - Do not light a fire in nature between 15 April to 15 September - Respect the fact that other might use the area as their livelihood - If you bring along a dog in nature, you are obligated to keep it on a leash where livestock are grazing. Remember the general laws on keeping dogs on a leash - For hunting and fishing, special rules apply that you need to be aware of - Flying with drones are forbidden throughout the entire landscape protection area - Larger events are not allowed without a special dispensation For the more experienced surfers, the conditions are more rewarding in autumn. Remember it is prohibited to surf/board sail/kite on beaches affected by bird protection (1 Oct – 31 March). Kiting is only possible on the following beaches: Sola, Hellestø, Byberg, Bore and Brusand.