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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 219 vacation rentals near Riga. From 21 Houses to 178 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Riga for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Riga:

  • Vecrīga: 111 vacation rentals
  • Avotu Iela: 116 vacation rentals
  • Zemgale Suburb: 90 vacation rentals
  • Central Riga: 167 vacation rentals
  • Latgale Suburb: 158 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Riga?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Riga. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Latvian Rifleman Monument: 221 vacation rentals
  • Olympic Sports Centre: 219 vacation rentals
  • Mezapark: 216 vacation rentals
  • Riga Cathedral: 219 vacation rentals
  • Riga Radio and TV Tower: 217 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Riga?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 21 Houses in Riga. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Riga include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 178 rentals available
  • Studios: 190 rentals available
  • Hotels: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Riga?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Riga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.