Destination guide

The charming area of Riga awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's history, monuments and cathedral with a rental holiday home in Riga. This romantic city is known for its shopping, museums and restaurants. St. Peter's Church and Small Guild Hall are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Riga

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Riga a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Albert Street (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Riga Zoo (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Livu Aqua Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Sunset Trailhead (22.4 mi / 36.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Riga

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Riga. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jurmala Beach (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Bastion Hill (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Esplanade Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Uzvaras Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • University of Latvia Botanical Garden (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Mezapark (4.3 mi / 7 km)
Transport

Travelling to and around Riga

Fly into Riga (RIX-Riga Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.4 mi (8.7 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Riga Central Station or Riga Passajirskaia Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay near Riga?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 223 holiday rentals near Riga. From 182 Condos/Apartments to 22 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Riga for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Riga?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Riga. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Parliament: 226 holiday rentals
  • St. Jacob's Cathedral: 225 holiday rentals
  • Occupation Museum: 225 holiday rentals
  • Bastion Hill: 225 holiday rentals
  • Berg's Bazaar: 225 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Riga listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Riga?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 182 Condos/Apartments in Riga. Our other popular types of Riga holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 22 holiday houses
  • Studios: 189 holiday houses
  • Hotels: 4 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Riga?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Riga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.