Bleik Beach Viewpoint

Wander along one of Norway’s longest beaches

Essential info

About Bleik Beach

Bleik Beach on Andøya Island is one of the longest beaches in Norway and its white sands are more reminiscent of a tropical paradise than a small island above the arctic circle.

The beach attracts visitors all year round. During the endless summer days locals come to sunbathe and even swim, while adventurous souls fight the cold during winter to get a glimpse of the dancing northern lights.

The triangular island that rises opposite Bleik Beach is Bleiksøya, home to the largest puffin colony in Vesterålen. It is estimated that there are 70,000 pairs of the birds inhabiting the island. An organised safari around Bleiksøya is avilable in the summer, but going on shore is prohibited between April 15th and July 31st .

Combine a visit to the beach with an easy hike around Beliksmorenen Nature Reserve.

Getting there

Bleik Beach is in the village of Bleik, located along Road 976 and part of Norwegian Scenic Route Andøya. Bleik is a 9 kilometer drive south of Andenes.

The beach cannot be easily seen from the road, because it is hidden behind the houses.


  • Bleik landsbyservice is a small shop/café with groceries and baked goods

Where to stay

Midnattsol Camping offers reasonably priced campgrounds and cabins.


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Nearby adventures

Bleikmorenen Nature Reserve


Hiking Trail
4.6 km · 1.5 – 2 hr



Hiking Trail
7.2 km · 3 – 4 hr




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