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Haukland Beach

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“amazing views”(5 reviews)
Haukland is one of Lofoten's most famous beaches and voted to Norway's best beach. It is located only 10 minutes drive from Leknes. Popular area for hiking for all levels and ages!
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Uttakleivveien 200, Leknes 8370, Norway
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Visited in August and decided to place my hand in the water - I was shocked at just how cold it actually was!! Absolutely stunning location and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank harveyswalsall_UK
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We stopped by Haukland Beach for 15 minutes or so while driving the Lofoten National Tourist Road. It was a very nice sandy beach with a walk along the ocean next to a hill. There were quite a few people here as it has long...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Haukland Beach is one of the most beautiful places on earth. I cried a little bit when I arrived there. I went there 15th of August. I took a bus from Sørvågen to Leknes and I was planning to go to the beach walking (8km...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marilene M
Reviewed 6 September 2018

A bit difficult to arrive, due to a tunnel without any light but worthwile at the end. A good place or hikers or surfersMore

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Désirée R
OleKL, Public Relations Manager at Haukland Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Désirée, Hope you had a great stay in the Lofoten islands! Many places here around look the same, so I think you may have mixed up Haukland Beach with Unstad beach as thats where the tunnel is under maintenance and you could surf. You...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Really beautiful beach. Clean with white sand and crystal clear water. Surrounded by mountains, good for some hikes too. We spent a night there, it was really peaceful, cause we were there just before the season has started. Pretty big parking area nearby. Would love...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank evicz
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We have been there 3 times over one week and we never get bored.The 4 km walk to Ukklatev is a pure gift of wild landscape The goat are with you all the time so the smell of the nature .Sea side Mountains Rocks Amd...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Dtrot57
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We never would have guessed to come around the bend and see this beautiful beach north of the Arctic Circle! Unfortunately, this was the month of July when almost all Norwegians take vacation, so there was no way to actually get to the beach or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SharnRol2018
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The beach is beautifully situated between the moutains and runs into the blue/green sea. Theres a big parking lot nearby and the parking is free. I would recommend a hike up the moutain called «Mannen» as it gives an amazing view of both Haukland and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mariusvurderer
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Amazing beach with unbelievable intense turquoise and blue water. We had 32C air and 17C water temp. A little chilly in the water but one gets used to it. Together with the surrounding mountains this is a magical an almost surreal looking place...

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

It was a wet morning and the sea was decidedly chilly, but there were people swimming. There were several people camping, but there are no facilities, which worries me! This beach is stunningly beautiful with white turquoise sea. Well worth the small diversion from the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Heid25 | Reviewed this property |
Google search car/campervan/motorhome hire. Pick it up in either Lofotens or the mainland. You can easily put the vehicle on the ferry. If you hire a car, you'll need to find accommodation unless you want to sleep in the... More
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Response from Waffledigger | Reviewed this property |
Its free.. Wild camping in general is free in Norway (as one of few things:) You can camp anywhere for up to two days as long as you are more than 150 meters or about 500 feet away from the closest habitated building. In... More