Jurmala opens the summer bathing season
There are more Blue Flag beaches in Jurmala than in Lithuania and Estonia combined
- June 15, 2019 10:00
- Anton Stoyanov
One of the most popular summer vacation spots on the Baltics is ready to greet visitors. Jurmala municipality has once again outdone itself by setting up for a perfect summer holiday. There are 7 Blue Flag locations in Jurmala – in Kauguri, Jaunķemeri, Melluzi, Dubulti, Majori, Dzintari, Bulduri as well as at the Jurmala Yacht harbour. These locations will be looked after by 36 professional lifeguards, who will be responsible for the safety of the beaches and vacationers.
The municipality has provided a lot of the necessary infrastructure that makes attending the beaches more convenient – 250 benches, 150 dressings booths, 200 waste containers and 17 mobile public toilets (all of them free). Nine new bridges have been constructed as well as 23 new playgrounds for children to enjoy. The most popular recreation spots also boast sporting equipment, volleyball fields, perfect spots for picnics as well as everything one might need for a proper vacation.
Jurmala municipality has also made the beaches accessible to people with disabilities. There are 14 ramps set up to help people with wheelchairs get to the sea, as well as especially designed changing booths. Other sorts of specialised equipment are also provided on the beaches to ensure that everyone can rest and have fun.
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