Bleik Beach and Marina, , Nordland, Norway
Bleik is a fishing village in the municipality of Andøy in Nordland county, Norway.
The triangle-shaped island off the coast is called Bleiksøya. This island is the biggest resort of puffins in all of Norway. The lake Bleiksvatnet lies just south of the village.
Bleik has one of the longest beaches in Norway, and it is said that the beach is the reason for the village’s name. The beach is white, and bleik is a word for white/pale in the Norwegian language. In the village, there is a horse barn, a school, and a small convenience store. Tourist information, puffin safari, a camping site and pubs are also available in the village.
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