Jurmala is Latvia’s premier beach resort and is very close to capital Riga. It has a 33km long beach with a sliky sand. Jurmala is very popular destination for Russian travellers since long ago. Russian music contest called New Wave takes place in Jurmala every summer and is visited by famous celebrities from Russia and around the world. There are several campings near the sea, and it is a big pleasure to wake up in this fresh air. When the season comes it gets busy, so it is harder to rent a camper for a good price, so we suggest you plan ahead and book your motorhome few months before the trip. You can choose from locals and travel like one, so chose the days and rent now.
What to do
Dzintari Forest park, situated in Jurmala is a favorite place to visit. Here you will find panoramic view tower from which you will be able to see the beauty of this country, but before that you will have to take many stairs up. This park also has a very modern, massive playground for children, so they will definitely not get bored there. There are several coffee shops for you to have brake or basketball field, in case you would like to get active.
Jomas is the main street of Jurmala and is also an attractive place to spend your holiday time. It is full of restaurants and shops, so you can buy your souvenirs here or have some national food for dinner.
LIVU Aquapark is the place that offers activities for water enthusiasts. It is built in doors as well as outdoors, so is opened every season. There are several water slides if you want to have some fun. If you want to relax there are other activities like lazy river with the stream running around the park, so you can sit relax and enjoy the views. Also there are many saunas, jacuzzis, underwater massage facilities, gym and bar in the water.