Where to stay around Latvia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 279 holiday lettings near Latvia. From 38 Houses to 7 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Latvia for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Latvia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Latvia. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Riga: 227 holiday homes
  • Jurmala Beach: 228 holiday homes
  • Jūrmala: 192 holiday homes
  • Riga Central Market: 231 holiday homes
  • Vecrīga: 119 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Latvia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Latvia?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Latvia with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Riga: 227 holiday lettings
  • Jūrmala: 192 holiday lettings
  • Mārupe: 217 holiday lettings
  • Palanga: 20 holiday lettings
  • Klaipėda: 23 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Latvia?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Latvia are:

  • Riga International Airport (RIX): 230 self catering accommodations
  • Kresty Airport (PKV): 17 self catering accommodations
  • Palanga International Airport (PLQ): 27 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Latvia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Latvia. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Jurmala Beach: 228 holiday rentals
  • Riga Central Market: 231 holiday rentals
  • Latvian Rifleman Monument: 232 holiday rentals
  • Riga Central Station: 231 holiday rentals
  • Dzintari Forest Park: 229 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Latvia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental home or self-catering villa in Latvia your home away from home

Located on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea, in the northeast of Europe, surrounded by Lithuania, Belarus, Russia, Estonia and the Baltic Sea, is the small nation of Latvia. The country has ancient traditions, a diverse landscape and a fascinating culture. Relatively untouched by throngs of tourists, Latvia is an unpretentious and mysterious country that will leave visitors to Latvia properties mesmerized.

Things to do on holiday in Latvia

This undiscovered country is sure to captivate even the most skeptical travelers on Latvia holidays. Latvia travel provides an abundance of activities to keep tourists busy, from off the beaten path tours of the beautiful countryside and historic villages, to the vibrant nightclubs in the capital city, Riga.

The Latvian countryside offers visitors the chance to explore crumbling castles such as those at Sigulda and Jūrmala. The country’s unique and diverse flora and fauna can be enjoyed at the pine-covered Gauja National Park, which also has excellent walking, cycling and hiking trails, as well as canoeing opportunities. Latvia tourism winter highlights include skiing and bobsleighing in the Gauja Valley.

Places to visit on holiday in Latvia

The capital city of Riga is located on the coast near the mouth of the Daugava River and is a charming fusion of old and new. Impressive art-nouveau architecture lines the quaint cobbled streets. The city has vibrant nightlife, swanky restaurants and great evening entertainment. Places of interest include Freedom Monument, the old city walls and the Swedish gate, Riga Castle, the bustling Central Market, as well as dozens of museums and galleries, such as the National Museum of Art.

Sigulda is located 50km east of Riga and is known as the “Switzerland of Latvia”. Old farmhouses, medieval castles and fields of yellow flowers dot the beautiful rolling green hills around Sigulda. The village is a health resort and is famous for it’s Olympic bobsled run.

The seaside resort of Jūrmala is a great place to visit during Latvia holidays during the summer. Majori and Bulduri beaches are clean and safe for swimming, although the water is cold!

If you’re looking for a party when staying in holiday rentals in Latvia then Liepāja, in the western part of the country, is the place to go. Considered the rock music capital of Latvia, this beach town hosts vibrant festivals throughout the year including the Caines Beach Party.

Inland is the picturesque medieval town of Cēsis. It is the perfect place for hiking, walking holidays, bike tours, or horse riding. There is also rafting along the Gauja, the Brasla and the Amata rivers, for the adventurous traveler. The town is also home to Latvia’s oldest brewery.

Weather in Latvia

Latvia has a temperate continental climate. Summer weather is warm and humid and perfect for exploring Latvia’s hidden treasures. Winters can be extremely cold, dominated by cold winds blowing from the eastern interior. Heavy snow makes Latvia a great destination for winter skiing holidays.

Flights to Latvia

Riga International Airport (RIX) is the main airport in Latvia. Ryanair and Air Baltic offer regular direct flights to Riga, Latvia from various locations in the UK.