Best beaches in Riga

Best beaches in Riga

Finally , a real summer has come to us, and in this weather, each of us is looking for a comfortable and well-maintained beach. Let’s start our story about the beaches of Riga, and start with perhaps the largest beach.

    • Lucavsala – a huge territory (11 hectares) covered with lawn. For residents of the city, perhaps one of the most convenient beaches. There is a spacious children’s playground, picnic areas ,changing booths, a volleyball court , and various exercise equipment. If you get tired of the sun, there will be enough trees to hide in the shade.

    • Kipsala is another beach almost in the center of the city. A sandy beach with a children’s playground, but the beach has the status of an unofficial beach in Riga as it does not meet the standards of swimming places. There is also a beach soccer field. In the summer, there is a small cafe. There are changing booths on the beach .While sunbathing here you will see the panorama of the old town and the port of Riga.

    • Kangarax is a small beach, only 170 meters long . The advantage of this beach is that you can easily reach it not only by car but also by bike or electric scooter. Here you can swim and there is a lifeguard tower with lifeguards on duty.

    • Vecaki is one of the most popular beaches in Riga. A nice well-maintained beach, a tiled path leads to the beach. Recently, a new sanitary complex was opened on the beach – showers, a mother and child room . In front of the entrance to the beach there is a children’s playground with slides and swings. Here, as well as in Jurmala, there are rental points for sun loungers, at the entrance to the beach there are foot showers.

    • Lake Babelites is a beach that is located not far from the center of Riga . As you know, the water in the lakes warms up much faster than in the sea, so there will always be a lot of vacationers. On the shore there are cabanas for changing clothes and the swimming area is divided by buoys – for adults and children. There is also a beach volleyball court and table tennis tables.

    • Mezapark-Mezapark is a fairly large park in Riga, in addition to the fact that there is a zoo, a large playground, roller skates, electric scooters and other recreation options-there is a beach. The beach is quite small, with booths installed for changing clothes. On the beach itself there is no Playground or sports sector, there is a cafe with hammocks and tables nearby.

    • Daugavgriva beach-the beach is quite far from the center of Riga, but nevertheless deserves attention. The beach itself is divided into 2 zones – for lovers of a relaxing beach holiday and for lovers of active recreation. There is a children’s Playground, cabanas for changing clothes, sun beds. To the beach there is a path on which it is convenient to move as a mother with strollers and pedestrians.

    • Vakarbulli beach is also far from the center of Riga, but this beach has a blue flag. Here, too, everyone will find something to do to their liking , there is an active and relaxing recreation area, a children’s playground , changing booths.

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