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Jurmala Beach, Jurmala

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Walk, row, sail, and water-ski at Jurmala Beach--a former favorite holiday resort of Soviet communist leaders and cosmonauts. Walk down the 33 km (21 mi) long, wheelchair-friendly beach covered with white quartz sand, and look for pieces of amber. Notice the old wooden villas designed in Art Nouveau style. You can rent water bicycles, or have a drink at the beach cafe. You also can find playgrounds, small benches, football fields, volleyball courts, kite-surfing and windsurfing stations, health resorts, and spa centers. The beach also hosts one of the largest water parks in northern Europe, offering more than 45 attractions. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Jurmala holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Jurmala Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • What a beautiful beach with pure white sand! You might want to try the beach volley courts (for only a few euros per hour). Even world's best play here a tournament each year. You can also find a nice...  more »
  • You can get to this beach by train (less than 2 euro fare). It takes about 30 minutes and they are a couple of stations you can access the beach from (we went to Majori). The area is well worth the vi...  more »
  • This is a lovely beach for strolling along. However as an Australian, I can't imagine going for a swim here. The water was very, very cold even though it is summer. I would definitely recommend catchi...  more »