Autumn family vacation in Jurmala
Seaside resort Jurmala is especially beautiful in autumn, when the peace of slow walks along the beach, fresh sea breeze, sunrays on the wooden lace of the historical houses and a strong desire to slow down the pace and get some cultural and artistic experience is vibing in the air.
Long and short walks
Dzintari forest park is a good place for children with free playgrounds, panoramic tower, cafes and a big car park available daily. In December, the park turns into the Park of Light offering a magical journey through the forest fairy tale with a myriad of light decorations.
Jurmala beach is nice for walking in any time of a year. On Dzintari and Majori beach, a lighted up trail along the dunes is available, letting to enjoy autumn romantic also in the dark evenings.
Kemeri national park - the famous and one of the most magnificent nature parks in Latvia. There are several eco trails discovering the world of swamp mystery, lake quietness or forest sounds. You can meet a misty morning on the swamp panoramic tower, listen to the songs of the birds flying away and see the fox traces in the wet soil in the national park.
Create and learn
If it is too windy and rainy outside – that is the right time to visit museums, cinema and the educational centre.
Jurmala City Museum will grab the attention of children with the exposition “Child on the resort”, showing the toys and plays popular in different time lapses in Jurmala. Interesting stories, authentical items from the historical Jurmala summerhouses are exposed in the hall “History of Jurmala resort”. Entrance to the museum is free, the guided excursion – for additional fee.
Aspazija House in Dubulti
A beautiful wooden historical mansion, where the outstanding Latvian poetress lived in the first half of the 20th century. Authentical interior carefully restored by Latvian masters in combination with modern interactive games and solutions will be interesting for both – children and parents.
Entrance to the museum is free, the guided excursion – for additional fee.
Educational centre «Zili brīnumi Jūrmala”
The time spent in the centre will give a child basic knowledge about the practical use of physics in everyday life. Games and attractions are based on the book “The Social Physics”.
Art Gallery “Inner Light” located in the very centre of Jurmala. It is a magical art gallery where the paintings change their colour and contents under certain rays of light. Painting workshops for children and adults are taking place here every weekend.
Cinema hall «Star Cinema Jūrmala» invites to enjoy a new movie or cartoon in a cosy and homey cinema hall with the latest sound and picture technologies, as well as modern transforming chairs.
Water relax for the whole family
Water amusement park “Līvu Akvaparks” includes 3 sectors: active recreation with water slides and tubes, SPA complex with several saunas, jacuzzi, salt room and water bar and a baby water centre with small pools and attractions.
Various Jurmala SPA hotels feature wellness centres with saunas, swimming pools with mineral or seawater, children and adult SPA treatments.
Undisturbed rest in the autumn for the whole family - it is possible in Jurmala!