In Norway everyone has the unrestricted right of free access in the countryside - including the national parks. You may go anywhere in open country (“unfenced land”) on foot or on skis and picnic wherever you want. Open country is land that is not cultivated. In Norway, the term covers most shores, bogs, forests and mountains.
Eidem recreation area south on the island is an attractive swimming and recreational area for tourists and locals during summer. Vega municipality has regulated and bought the area. Here you will find sandy beaches, a snorkel trail, a toilet, shelter, barbecue and a child-friendly area to play on.
There are several beaches on the main island and the surrounding islands, including Kjul where the landowners have set up a shelter with a barbeque.