Destination guide

The charming area of Riga awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's history, monuments and cathedral and make a vacation rental your home during your stay 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-sees. 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Riga a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation in Riga. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Riga

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

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 around Riga?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 230 holiday lettings near Riga. From 25 Houses to 182 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Riga is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Riga?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Riga:

  • Zemgale Suburb: 90 holiday homes
  • Latgale Suburb: 166 holiday homes
  • Āgenskalns: 80 holiday homes
  • Central Riga: 177 holiday homes
  • Avotu Iela: 124 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Riga?

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

  • Parliament: 235 holiday lettings
  • St. Jacob's Cathedral: 225 holiday lettings
  • Occupation Museum: 218 holiday lettings
  • Bastion Hill: 218 holiday lettings
  • Berg's Bazaar: 216 holiday lettings

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 Houses in Riga?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 25 Houses in Riga. Our other popular types of Riga holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 182 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 196 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 3 self catering accommodations

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 4 holiday homes with pool available in Riga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.