In the forests and on the dunes and beaches of Saulkrasti, spring arrives with warm rays of the sun, lovely bird songs and faster flow of the regional rivers. It's the best time for adventuring! Rush down the rapid Pēterupe and Aģe rivers or, if you like longer rides, explore the picturesque Vidzeme coastline in sea kayaks.
How about something new? Try the EASYsup.lv inflatable SUP boards on one of the rivers of Saulkrasti Municipality or its neighbouring lakes.
Stand-up paddle (SUP) board rent "EasySup.lv"
Prices for rent:
Paddle Set includes: 1 SUP board + 1 life vest + 1 paddle
Contacts: phone: +371 29407374, +371 29545948
Bicycle rent "Saulkrastu velosipēdu noma", bicycle shop and repair
There is a new variety of choice of female and male city bicycles, children's bicycles of various sizes, baby seats and helmets. Good prices! We also offer better prices for those clients who are renting bicycles for a longer period of time.
The repair shop offers bicycle repair, maintenance and to eliminate any other defects or problems for bicycles of any type or modification. A wide range of spare parts and accessories, always at good prices. Please make a reservation in advance!
Bicycle rent "VeloDžek", bicycle shop and repair
Bicycle rent, service and accessories shop.
1h - 3€
Rīgas iela 44a, the Bicycle Museum, is a special place for bicycles in Saulkrasti. Like a time machine it transports us back into the past, when Latvian bicycle factories, workshops and shops flourished. Here, everyone will find something for a keepsake – a special bicycle, photograph, badge, souvenir or the fascinating stories told by the museum owners.
Saulkrastu bicycle museum
The rich bicycle collection of Jānis and Guntis Seregins is on display at the museum that they decided to open. It features the technically most interesting examples of the historical development of bicycles found in Latvia.
Working hours: (V-IX) 10.00–18.00, (X-IV) - please make a reservation in advance!
Contacts: Rīgas iela 44a, Saulkrasti
Creative workshops and cultural entertainment programme "Saulkrasti Stories"
We invite all interested people to come and join us in our creative workshop and offer a cultural entertainment programme "Saulkrasti Stories".
Program in Latvian, Russian and English. Duration: ~ 1 – 2h.
Asnate Grēve creative workshop, phone: +371 29183736
Please make a reservation in advance!
The territory of Saulkrasti Municipality isn't big, but it will not hold you back from taking longer bicycle trips. Choose route No. 109, or the Palace and Manor Route, for a longer ride. Springtime before the budding of leaves is perfect for going on a bicycle trip. Everything will be different in summertime!
Those who have spent long work hours indoors are welcome to take a hike or a walk on the Across Four Rivers route to get to know the natural and man-made beauty of the five historical villages of Neibāde, Pēterupe, Katrīnbāde (Pabaži), Zvejniekciems and Bādciems, the four rivers Ķīšupe, Pēterupe, Inčupe and Aģes grīva, and, of course, the diverse coastline of Saulkrasti, from the singing sand of Inčupe to the stony beach of Zvejniekciems.
Bušas, one of the biggest paintball parks in Latvia, invites you to get moving and feel the team spirit.
Paintball park "Bušas"
Paintball park and active recreation camping "Bušas" offers adrenaline fever in a professionally developed paintball field and relaxation in bathhouse apartments after a thrilling paintball game. We organise corporate events and birthday parties for children. Professional equipment and respectful staff will help you to have a good time.
3 paintball fields
Nordic walkers are particularly fond of the 4 km long Sunset Trail, which connects the White Dune to the town centre.
If you wish to enjoy the benefits of a healthy walk and the fresh sea air, take the 3.6 km long forest trail that stretches alongside the sea coast from the White Dune to Sun Bridge. On the way you will see a sandy beach and a peaceful seaside forest, where you can find 20 grand pine trees– some of them as old as 200 years. Remember to keep your eyes and ears open for birds, small animals and other surprises. If you are lucky, you might even see the tiny, protected longhorn beetle – Nothorhina punctata.
Overnight hiking enthusiasts are free to travel along the Vidzeme coastline, from the Gauja estuary until the very border of Estonia. Pick up the route map at the Saulkrasti Tourism Information Centre at Ainažu iela 13b, Saulkrasti, phone: +371 67952641.
Enjoy the romance of spring, the picturesque beaches and unforgettable sunsets at the White Dune, Pabaži Beach, Sea Park and the stony beach of Zvejniekciems. The excellent views can be enjoyed on horseback too. This opportunity is brought to you by the Saules zirgi horse stables.
Seaside Park and Bathing Spot "Centre"
Combine a relaxing day on the beach with healthy, athletic activities! Seaside Park invites you to try the outdoor exercise facilities, playground equipment, gymnastics fields and volleyball courts, go jogging by the sea or simply watch the beautiful sunset from the comfortable sun loungers. Here both children and adults will find exciting activities that suit their interests.
Horse rides and cart trips "Saules zirgi"
Riding on the seashore, over terrain or in a safe paddock – rides in various types of carts, pony rides for children. Photo sessions with horses for newlyweds, anniversaries, hen/stag parties, etc. on the seashore or in the forest. Rides for wedding-guests, photo sessions in "droška" cart or trolley type high cart with a white horse. We can drive to the venues of your events.
Please apply early!
Contacts: Upes iela 33, Zvejniekciems, phone: + 371 29460788 (Ilona)
To make sure you have enough energy for the whole day, enjoy buns and dishes made with love at the local bakeries and cafés! Purchase the first spring goods from Latvian farmsteads at the Katrīnbāde Square market!
Cietais rieksts square market
Vegetables, fruits and
berries, smoked, salted and dried meat products, fish products, dairy products,
cereals and bread, honey, flowers, seeds, seedlings, applied arts and craft
items, etc. from Latvia.
Contacts: Rigas iela 77, Saulkrasti, phone: + 371 22079570
Z/S “Vecsiljāņi” farm eco production booth
production booth sells produce from "Vecsiljāņi" farm and
"Straupe", goat’s cheese from "Līvi" farm, pastries and
bread from N.Bomja bakery "Lielezers", honey and quail’s eggs from
Kokneses Municipality, homemade pasta and green cheeses from Raunas Municipality,
hemp from "Atzelvieši" farm in Burtnieku Parish and other delicacies
produced by Latvian farms.
All year round – Mondays – Saturdays 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Sundays 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contacts: Rīgas iela 99, Saulkrasti, phone: +371 26135139
In anticipation of the summer season, visit the beauty parlours and SPAs of Saulkrasti!
"Klēra J.K" Beauty and SPA
- Facial esthetics
Contacts: Ainažu iela 9, Saulkrasti, phone: +371 67952350, +371 29562407
"Skaistuma Terase" Beauty and SPA
"Skaistuma terase" is a special place where dwells peace,
harmony, well-being and true care for you. A place where you can indulge in
unhurried self-pampering. The hands of our beauticians in combination with
their knowledge, experience and high end makeup do wonders for your skin and
-Face caring and healing treatments, massages;
Visits to the specialists in the salon by
Facebook: Skaistuma terase
"Skaistuma Laboratorija" Beauty and SPA
"Skaistuma Laboratorija" offering beauty, massage, hairdressing and nail care specialists' services. The salon is equipped with modern equipment, offering high-quality services (using GUINOT and CHRISTINA products) for very attractive prices. Beauty Laboratory Ltd. is owned by Linda Zeltina who herself is a practicing beautician and a teacher of International CIDESCO Riga Beauty School - the leading beauty school in Latvia where new beauticians are trained. Because of her long-term practical experience and theoretical knowledge Linda is offering only the highest quality services to the clients of her salon. The specialists of the salon work by prior arrangement.
Contacts: Rīgas iela 32c, Saulkrasti, phone: +371 29210099
If the day is over but you don't feel like leaving yet, you are welcome to make use of the Saulkrasti Municipality accommodations!
Use the Vidzeme Coast application to find leisure opportunities and events along the coastline of Vidzeme. The application has been developed for Android smartphones and tablets.
Have you been moved by the Saulkrasti spring and managed to captured it in photos? Post your best moments on the social platform Instagram with #Saulkrasti. We will repost them on our own profile at instagram.com/saulkrastic to give others a taste of the unforgettable moments one can enjoy at Saulkrasti.
Morning and evening yoga classes for your mind, body and spirit in
Saulkrasti – both for beginners and for those with prior knowledge:
"JD ART club"
The club is established for people who like to paint or draw models, portraits and still life. Anyone who is 15–115 years old can be a club member. Everyone whose hobby is art, is welcome to join us and to meet other artists and develop an individual art space in Saulkrasti. Come and see the workshops of the Latvian artists!
Lazdu iela 22, Saulkrasti, phone: +371 67952367
http://jdartklubs.lv | email@example.com
Saulkrasti Sports Hall
Contacts: Smilšu iela 3, Saulkrasti, phone: +371 67952497
Saulkrasti Mini Skate Park
Saulkrasti Mini Skate Park is located beside the recreation centre "Baltic Inn".
Contacts: Noliktavas iela 10, Saulkrasti
Zvejniekciems Mini Skate Park
Zvejniekciems Mini Skate park is located beside the Zvejniekciems Secondary School and the playground for children in the stadium territory.
Contacts: Zvejniekciema stadions, Bērzu aleja 7, Zvejniekciems
Music and dance club "Katrīnbāde"
Music and dance club "Katrīnbāde" offers thematic parties and concerts every Friday and Saturday.
Contacts: Rīgas iela 77c, Saulkrasti, phone: +371 26379239, +371 26779912
Culture Centre "Zvejniekciems"
Saulkrasti Culture Centre "Zvejniekciems" is special for its uncommon architecture. The building was designed by the famous Marta Staņa in the middle of the 20th century for the use of the workers of the collective farm "Zvejnieks". The centre offers a wide choice of cultural events – concerts and rehearsals of local artists and performances of guest artists. Almost all national holiday celebrations are also held there.
Contacts: Atpūtas iela 1b, Zvejniekciems, phone: +371 67954179
Saulkrasti open-air Stage
Saulkrasti open-air stage is located next to the once famous Neibāde resort. There is a memorial column, erected in 1877 by August von Pistolkorss in honour of Karl von Reutern, the founder of Neibāde.
Contacts: Ainažu iela 42, Saulkrasti, phone: +371 67954179
Saules laukums (Sun Square)
Sun Square – it is the centre of today's Saulkrasti. For the last two years it has been a popular place for the people of Saulkrasti and visitors to celebrate events like the Declaration of Independence Day of Latvia, the summer season opening party, Līgo celebrations, Balts Unity Day and New Year's Eve.
This year the new, well-organised environment – the stage, the dance area of original form, lights and the close location to the sea has attracted jazz and classical music fans as well as those preferring active recreation.
Contacts: Ainažu iela 13b, phone: +371 67954179
"Rozēni" healing bathhouse
A great event for a family of friends. Cold prevention. Better mood and less tiredness. The service is also suitable for experienced bathhouse visitors and athletes. The procedure strengthens muscular tonus and promotes the discharge of body contaminating elements.
Contacts: phone: +371 29196438