If you’re looking for a great getaway, Kemeri National Park and Jurmala Beach in Latvia are perfect options. Kemeri is a National Park located near the city of Jurmala and offers an exciting adventure through the forests. You’ll find stunning lakes, unique flora, and fauna in this place. Meanwhile, Jurmala Beach is the ideal spot to enjoy the refreshing Baltic sea breeze. If you’re daring enough, you can also try the cold water.

How to get there

To get to Kemeri or Jurmala, you need to go to Riga Central train station and ask for a ticket. There are many trains available that go from Riga to Jurmala, and the journey takes around 30 minutes. It takes an additional 15 minutes to get to Kemeri. If you need to buy food and drinks, you can find supermarkets in Jurmala.


About the Jurmala Beach and Kemeri National Park

Jurmala Beach is a beautiful place in Latvia that you shouldn’t miss. It has miles of white-sand beach, pine trees, fresh air, and a calming atmosphere. You can visit during the summer days or even the cold winter days. I went there during winter when the temperature was around -10°C, and although the Baltic Sea was icy, it was an incredible adventure.

Kemeri National Park is a remarkable forest-covered area. It features several lakes, making it a great place for adventure. You can take a walk through the forest, then head to the Kemeri boardwalk and climb the tower to see The Great Kemeri Bog. The sunrise or sunset is the best time to take amazing pictures. You’ll also encounter different flora and fauna here, such as moss, lichen, fungi, and various bird species.

Don’t forget to bring at least a liter of water because there are no water sources in the park.