Spas and wellness centres mushroomed during the First Latvian Republic and during the Soviet era major hotels and rehabilitation centres tempted holidaymakers from all over the USSR to choose Jūrmala as a vacation destination. Today, many of these outdated buildings have been renovated and modernised to accommodate even the most demanding spa-goers. Have a dietician watch your wait, heal your sinuses in a salt room, take a mud bath or simply pamper yourself with a massage or a dip in a heated swimming pool – all for a fraction of what it would cost in Western Europe. Photo courtesy of the Jūrmala Tourist Information Centre.
This impressive spa centre only a half hour ride away from Riga offers a combination of old world Jūrmala spa traditions and the latest technology. Take a swim in the 25m-long heated sea water pool, relax in one of the hot tubs in the Garden complex or s
This huge hotel spa offers a 25m-long swimming pool, a kids-only shallow pool with a waterfall, Finnish sauna, Turkish steam bath and a unique luxury relaxation area with special LED lighting and mood music. A modern fitness centre and gym is also availa