Jūrmala Tourism Information Centre
Jūrmala is the biggest resort town in the Baltic states, boasting a 200 year history of success. With its mild climate, shallow coastal waters along a 25.4 km sandy beach and a rich history of SPA resorts and health establishments, Jūrmala is a popular European recreational destination. The waters of Baltic Sea meet European quality and safety standards, receiving each year the EU Blue Flag. The most observant tourists will even find pieces of amber near the surf of the sea. The town is surrounded by a pine forest, curative mud deposits and mineral waters, which make Jūrmala a truly healing place.
Jūrmala is the town of Art Nouveau architecture, where each house perfectly fits in the natural environment. It has hundreds of cottage-style wooden houses and romantic streets, which even today create an atmosphere of older times. The wooden houses of Jūrmala are a significant and unique cultural heritage, while Jūrmala’s new modern apartment buildings and villas, harmonically blend with the classical architecture and the natural landscape.
Jūrmala is a picture-perfect place to unwind during your holiday in Latvia. It offers a variety of sports activities, such as hiking, jogging on the beach or green parks, cycling and in summer, languid ferry trips down the Lielupe River are available for visitors.
Easily accessible by car, train or bus Jūrmala is just a 15 minute drive from Riga International Airport and a 20 minute drive from Riga city centre.
The united Jūrmala city was established on November 11, 1959