Bathing spots

There is a number of bathing spots in Kvam. On the web site of Bergen og omland friluftsråd, you can find an overview of most of them, as well as of bathing spots in other municipalities in the wider Bergen area.

Kvitanes/Bersestrondi  

Situated in Ålvik, next to the provincial road Fv7.  No parking facilities. Sloping rocks by the sea. Mooring bolts are available.

Tyrvefjøro/Auganesstrondi

Situated in Ålvik, alongst provincial road Fv7. Possibility for parking. Sand beach with several tables and benches. Toilet facilities.

Laupsafjøro in Øystese

Situated alongst provincial road Fv7. Possibility for parking. A nice sand beach. Suitable for children.

Skårsvatnet / Gullfiskvatnet

A lake situated near provincial road Fv131. Nice picnic and swimming spot between Øystese and Fyksesund, with sloping rocks by the lake, as well as a swimming raft. Toilet facilities and a possibility for barbecuing. The lake, known as Gullfiskvatnet (Goldfish lake), is home to golden-colored ide (Leuciscus idus). 

Kvamsøy

Only available by boat. Docks and a small harbour on the southern side of the island. Well-suited for camping.

Øystese sentrum 

Central in Øystese. Nice beach which is suitable for children. Toilet facilities. Good parking, and accessible by bus, bicycle and for pedestrians. Operated by the municipality.

Lunhaug  

Situated alongst provincial road Fv7 between Øystese and Norheimsund. Equipped with tables and benches. Accessible by bus, bicycle and for pedestrians arriving from both Øystese and Norheimsund..

Holmsund

Situated about 2 km from central Norheimsund alongst provincial road Fv7. Suitable for children, and equipped with tables, benches and a barbecue. Accessible by bus, bicycle and for pedestrians, on a bicycle and pedestrian path. Universally designed.

Sandvenholmen

Situated in the approach to Norheimsund by boat, and only accessible by boat. Small, but lovely sandy beaches. Suitable for camping.

Norheimsund sentrum

Situated centrally in Norheimsund. Nice, sandy beach which is well-suited for children, and which has been equipped with tables, benches and toilet facilities. Easy to park nearby. Accessible by bus, bicycle and for pedestrians. Operated by the municipality and universally designed.

Vikøyevjo. 

Situated alongst provincial road Fv7. Nice, sandy beach, which is suitable for children. Features a bathing ramp, toilet facilities, tables and benches. Accessible by bus, bicycle and for pedestrians. Decent parking availability nearby. 

Ståvik (Fredsvik) 

Situated near the centre of Tørvikbygd. Nice, sandy beach, suitable for children. Large grassy area which is suitable for sunbathing and ball games. Also equipped with a diving board. Relatively good parking availability. Also available by bicycle and for pedestrians.

Ljonesvågen

Situated in the middle of the small bay Ljonesvågen. Sloped rocks and a beach. Equipped with a swimming raft and a diving board. Parking and toilet facilities. 

Ploganes 

Situated near the centre of Strandebarm. Sloped rocks by the sea, and equipped with a diving tower, tables and benches. A parking lot is available, and the beach is also to access by bicycle or on foot.

Tangeråsneset

Situated next to the sports area and school in Strandebarm. Paths, benches, tables, fireplaces and a barbecuing hut are available, as well as a universally designed bathing ramp. Accessible by car, on foot and on bicycle.

Svanholm

An islet situated near Tangerås. Only accessible by boat. Nice area with docks.

Skjæring

Situated 2 km east of Oma. Parking is available. The spot is well-suited for angling, but bathing is also possible.

Småholmane 

Situated near the centre of Oma, situated near provincial road Fv7. Sloped rocks and nice little bays. Well-suited for children. Features a diving board and toilet facilities, as well as a small parking lot.

Dysvikholmen

Only accessible by boat. Not much used for bathing.