Sunny Beaches in Jurmala and More

Posted by Agnė Januškevičiūtė  |  August 04, 2016

Picture yourself with the refreshing sea breeze, the soft rustle of pine trees, and endless stretches of beautiful white sand – all of this and more can be found in Latvia’s biggest resort town, Jurmala. Whether you like the calm of summer or the excitement of winter storms, Jurmala is an ideal year-round destination. And there’s plenty to discover beyond just the beach!

Sandy Beaches

Stretching nearly 26 kilometers along the Gulf of Riga, Jurmala boasts a coastline adorned with soft white sand and serene waters. Whether you seek a secluded stretch of beach or a vibrant cultural scene, you’ll find it here. The Blue Flag certification guarantees clean and safe beaches. What’s more, some beaches, like Vakarbuli, offer abundant playgrounds and amenities for children, with excellent accessibility for people in wheelchairs.

Jurmala Baltic Sea

Dive into Swimwear History

What could be more fitting for a resort town than swimwear? Jurmala’s city museum showcases a vast collection of beachwear through the ages. Who knows, you might even discover a unique piece to take home as a souvenir from your Latvian adventure. And don’t forget to visit the charming museum café for a delightful snack!

Dzintari Concert Hall

Transport yourself back to the glamour of the 1930s at the Dzintari Concert Hall. It continues to offer outstanding acoustics and is beloved not only by Latvian performers but also by international artists. You can catch annual jazz and classical music festivals, an uproarious international comedy festival, or the awe-inspiring Festival of Ballet Stars in Jurmala. Maybe consider planning your next trip to Latvia around the Dzintari Concert Hall’s schedule for an unforgettable experience.

Nature’s Wonders

Have you ever ventured into a captivating swamp? When you visit Jurmala, you have a golden opportunity to do just that! The Great Kemeri Bog Boardwalk, located within Kemeri National Park, is a popular destination known for its breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. As you enter the park, you’ll feel transported to another world – with moss, petite pine trees, tranquil pools, and mysterious dark lakes. The fragrance of wild rosemary and the melody of birds envelop you in the essence of the wild, untamed nature!

Kemeri National Park, Latvia

Come and experience all that Jurmala has to offer. Your journey to this Latvian coastal gem promises a perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and cultural exploration. Start planning your trip to Jurmala today for a memorable getaway that will leave you with lasting memories of this enchanting destination.