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A Very Pleasant Beach

A sandy beach about 10 minutes' walk from Vecaki railway station, which itself is about 20-25... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
beautiful beach

It's a good alternative to Jurmala, although very similar. We've enjoyed our little motor bike trip... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Krakow, Poland
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10 Sep 2018
“A Very Pleasant Beach”
5 Sep 2018
“beautiful beach”
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

A sandy beach about 10 minutes' walk from Vecaki railway station, which itself is about 20-25 minutes away from Riga's central station. There are two well-maintained public toilet blocks on the beach and several cafes between the railway station and the seafront. Neither particularly crowded...More

Thank 85Alistair
Reviewed 5 September 2018

It's a good alternative to Jurmala, although very similar. We've enjoyed our little motor bike trip there, and when we heard about the nude beach, we had to visit obviously. No hot chicks though, just old momma's but hey! We had a wonderful time wallowing...More

Thank iggyk68
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We visited this place two days ago, the weather was around 15 °C, the beach was empty, clean, we liked the place. There was only one caffe opened. Unfortunately we came by car, which we parked at the paid parking place close to the beach,...More

1  Thank Hana M
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

This beach is some 40 min drive by bus from city centre. Can reach there by bus nr 24 to stop "Pagrieziens uz Mangaliem". From busstop go straight forward by Vecaku prospekts and at Pludmales iela turn left. I went there at February. It was...More

Thank SanaHameed
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Kilometres long stretch of flat beach to the east of the Daugava River (Jurmala is to the west) ideal for sun seekers and sunbathing and on the incredibly windy day we were there, for kite surfing. Non-sunbathers with or without kids (or dogs) should combine...More

1  Thank Derettens O
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We went there in September and our experience was great. The beach is close to the city, it was rather empty at this time of the year. There are nice pinewoods arround, so the whether smelled just perfect. Seaside was 'wilder' than in Jurmala, as...More

Thank Agne P
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Vecaki Beach - one of the closet and the most popular beach next to Riga. Some 20 min by train, or even by city bus some 30 min - and You are on the beach! White sand, quite easy to go in - on summertime,...More

Thank Valdis T
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Hello! About the place. This is a very popular summer place. It is a beach on the opposite side of Jurmala where rides are not fewer people. BUT! Here there are so many restaurants, bars and places where you can go and sit in Jurmala....More

2  Thank Сергей П
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Quite a good place to get ouf from Riga for a while. Lot of attractions for children and not only. Peaceful, but nothing working (except WC) at the end of season (September).

Thank RokasR
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Long sandy beach of about 8km length, lined with pine forest. Quiet on weekdays but very popular on sunny weekends in summer. Ideal for sunbathing, weather permitting, and for long quiet walks, jogging or just relaxing. Similar to the more famous Jurmala but without all...More

3  Thank PhiloLake
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helen b
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You can take the train from the central station which takes about 40 minutes or 2 buses which take about an hour. The 2 bus to the 58 and 29 bus.