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Hamresanden Beach
LocationTveit, Kristiansand
Nearest cityKristiansand
Coordinates58°11′28″N 8°4′34″E / 58.19111°N 8.07611°E / 58.19111; 8.07611Coordinates: 58°11′28″N 8°4′34″E / 58.19111°N 8.07611°E / 58.19111; 8.07611

Hamresanden is a 3-kilometre (1.9 mi) long beach in the municipality of Kristiansand in Agder county, Norway. The sandy beach is located at Hamre in the district of Tveit, along the Topdalsfjorden at the mouth of the river Topdalselva. It is located near Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik. Hamresanden goes from Grovikheia in Hånes to Ve.[1]

Hamresanden Camping is a family camp and waterpark located at Hamresanden.[2] A waterpark was set to open in 2017 under the theme name "Elias"[3] but there has been no recent news as to its construction.

Hamresanden is also a neighborhood and the centrum for the district Tveit. Hamresanden is 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from downtown Kristiansand. The main road passing through the area is Norwegian National Road 41.[4]

There have been archaeological excavations on Hamresanden, where ancient discoveries have been made.[5]


  1. ^ "Kristiansand kommune - Start". kristiansand.kommune.no. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  2. ^ "Hamresanden Camping og Appartments". hamresanden.no. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  3. ^ "Eliasland åpner trolig i 2017 - fvn.no". www.fvn.no. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  4. ^ "Informasjon om veg og trafikk | Statens vegvesen". vegvesen.no. Retrieved 2015-11-06.
  5. ^ Hamremoen Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage (in Norwegian)