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Jurmala

The town of Jūrmala is proud of its unique natural resources – therapeutic thermal waters, peat mud, pine forests, healthy maritime climate, dunes and beaches covering 32.8 kilometres.

Jūrmala, Līvu akvaparks
  • Jūrmala, Līvu akvaparks
  • Water bikes in Jūrmala
  • Sunset by the beach
  • Jurmala excursion boat

The beach is covered in white quartz sand, and “The Blue Flag”, which is a sign of a high quality, safe and well-equipped beach, has been hoisted at Majori and Jaunķemeri beaches. The area has been adjusted for people with special needs. It is an excellent place for family holidays. Jūrmala health resorts and SPA centres offer an extensive range of beauty and health-care procedures.

Jūrmala is proud of its unique wooden architecture which has been a distinctive trait of its urban architecture since the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century. The architectural features of Classicism, Art Nouveau, National Romanticism, and Functionalism harmoniously co-exist here. 414 buildings have been included in the List of Architectural Monuments, but there are more than 4000 historical buildings.

Jūrmala also offers the opportunity of recreation at one of the largest aqua parks in northern Europe – "Līvu akvaparks", which offers over 45 attractions for children and adults. "Līvu akvaparks" is open to visitors every day throughout the year.

Jūrmala is a city on the waves which invites everybody to keep coming back here. There are several museums and galleries in Jūrmala. International concerts are held here at Dzintari Concert Hall.

Jurmala is divided in 13 small areas - Priedaine, Lielupe, Bulduri, Dzintari, Majori, Dubulti, Jaundubulti, Pumpuri, Melluži, Asari, Vaivari, Sloka and Ķemeri.

Some tourist sites charge an entrance fee. A car permit for entrance into Jūrmala in summer season (1.april – 30.september) costs 2.00 EUR

  • Livu Aquapark is the biggest covered multi-functional water park in the Baltics and Eastern Europe with the total inside area of 11 500 m2.
  • A 19th century fisherman’s farmstead has been created in the museum with old, characteristic buildings – the dwelling house, the cart-...
  • Jomas iela has become a particular visiting card of the city, the main pedestrian street in Jūrmala, where one can look at others and show oneself...
  • Ķemeri Hotel is a masterpiece of the architect E. Laube (1936). Previously it was a sanatorium with a very wide range of resort and medical...
  • DzintarI Forest Park is intended for lovers of both active and leisurely recreation. It is an excellent place for spending time together with...
  • The house was built around 1883 and belonged to the largest building contractor, the architect and patron Kristaps Morbergs. The summer house is a...
  • The summer this concert hall is popular throughout Latvia as a place where concerts and other events are held, where outstanding artists have been...
  • Museum collection contains many pieces telling visitors about life in the health resort from the end of the 19th century until today, the largest...
  • During the Soviet period, a resort clinic was located here – one of the best equipped medical institutions in Jūrmala. In 2003 the building...
  • The exhibition displays antique cars, motorbikes, the carriage “Victoria” and an original limousine made in 1935. Every year at the end...