For over two centuries Jūrmala is well known as a spa destination with its unique combination of pine aroma, sea breeze, mineral springs, and 32km Blue Flag sandy beach.
It is a resort town just 25 km away from Riga, nestled in the natural pine-tree forest along the white-sand dunes of the Baltic Sea. Its spas offer facilities from mud baths to riding therapy and hiking in the woods. Sandy beach, green parks and unique summer house arhitecture makes Jūrmala a popular tourist destination. In the summer there are many active lifestyle possibilities and events. For music lovers Jūrmala offers wide range of popular concerts and festivals.