Brusand, Jæren - which is on the South Western coast of Norway (South of Stavanger)
Sandvika, on the island Hillesøya outside Tromsø, looks like a beach in Greece, but this is far North of the Polar Circle! The water temperature can't beat the Mediterranean though...
Gjerdal, by Drammensfjorden
This is not from the North Pole, but a fjord in Southern Norway - Drammensfjorden
Rocky beach just North of Brusand, Jæren (Southwestern coast of Norway)
From Tofte in Hurum, Norway
Winter at Gjerdal by the Drammens Fjord. In the summer this is a popular beach, with lots of people swimming and getting a tan...
Vinter på Gjerdal og Hernestangen
Vinterstemning ved Gjerdalstranda
Isflak ved stranda på Gjerdal den kalde vinteren 2010-2011