Accomodation for Families in the Gauja National Park -
Accomodation for Families in the Gauja National Park
Apgyvendinimas šeimoms Gaujos nacionaliniame parke
2023-11-13

Accomodation for Families in the Gauja National Park

Gauja National Park, the largest in the Baltic States, has amazing natural resources, interesting recreation parks, relaxing spa centers, majestic castles and manors, and various traditional artisan workshops. In our article Family vacation in Gauja National Park we have selected and presented many attractions, entertainment suitable for families with children.

Accommodation for families in the Gauja National Park – in this article, you will find out about great family vacation spots and family-friendly accommodations nearby. Enjoy a peaceful rest in guest houses, summer houses and excellent hotels, taste Latvian and European cuisine, relaxation spa and peaceful nature outside the window in every season.

Accommodation for families in Gauja National Park

The picturesque town of Sigulda

The Sigulda Castle awakens your imagination, how knights, ancient tribes, princes and princesses lived their daily lives in the nature-filled Gauja Valley. Watch the breathtaking views from the castle towers and the Paradise mountain, Celebration Squares and the Emperor’s chairs.

When nature, colors of sunrise and sunset, blooming meadows, bright and golden foliage of trees inspires and allows you to experience positive emotions that turn into art and creativity. Here, near the Sigulda railway station, in the light tower, relax, slow down and drink a cup of tea or hot chocolate, or eat some local natural ice cream while enjoying the surrounding beauty. The tower has five floors, each furnished in a unique style: comfortable furniture, many wonderful interior details, a spiral staircase and a balcony with a view of the city.

Fill a family day with speed, adrenaline, and competitions in leisure parks located in the Sigulda region.

  • In the leisure park Rāmkalni you will find a children’s driving school, bungee trampolines, hot tub, toboggan run and more!
  • Laser Tag Polygon can help you with an exciting laser game in different game zones, huge minotaur maze, action search game in underground bunker.

Santa Hotel

Stay at the Santa Hotel while exploring the town of Sigulda – this is a small, cozy hotel located in the suburbs of Sigulda, whose charm, aura and natural beauty are surrounded by nature. Bright green meadows glistening with dew in the mornings and evenings, trees providing shelter for chirping birds, bright flowers blooming in all their beauty and a lake reflecting the surrounding beauty. Once everything is thought out, all that’s left to do is enjoy! Hotel Santa offers fine dining in the restaurant and a relaxing spa area.

Guest Houses & Hotels

Guest house “Bucefāls” invites you to relax! The guest house is located in a beautiful log building, where wood – a traditional Latvian material and a national value – creates a warm and cozy atmosphere. Here, guests can take a leisurely swim in the pool and relax in the sauna and hot jacuzzi. There is also a cafe-bar in the “Bucefāls” complex. Here you can get acquainted with traditional Latvian cuisine, prepared from seasonal and home-grown ingredients.

Hotel “Sigulda” welcomes guests of the Gauja National Park in a historic stone building that once belonged to Duke Kropotkin. The leisure complex of Hotel Sigulda has a sauna, a steam bath and a swimming pool with a massage system. After an adventurous day in Sigulda, take a dip in the fresh water or relax in the steam bath! Hotel Sigulda’s restaurant delights guests with delicious dishes freshly made from high-quality ingredients.

Hotel “Aparjods” – this is a hotel built in ethnographic style with natural wood tiles and reed roofs, located in an apple orchard – your holiday oasis. A pampering sauna, outdoor spa sauna and hot tub await families here. In the restaurant “Aparjods” excellent Latvian dishes are prepared for everyone’s taste. Restaurant “Aparjods” has a special, intangible atmosphere that cannot be replicated. Large families and groups of friends can enjoy meals at the large oak tables, and the small glass terrace behind the fireplace is popular with couples.

Pure nature surrounding the village of Lygatne

The village of Lygatne is charming with winding footpaths along the sandstone cliffs and caves, through the green forests between the rocks. One of the most interesting places to visit in Lygatne is the Nature trails of Lygatne.It is a huge forest with more than five kilometers of hiking trails. See the authentic use of the Gauja river current! People have long used the Lygatne ferry, using the power of the river, floated the villagers and their guests across the river. And it’s still working today, now even updated.

Holiday Home

Located near the historic center of Lygatnė village you can find the family holiday home “Green Hill House”. The eco- and guest-friendly, low-energy house has 3 bedrooms, a cozy kitchen area, a spacious living room and a beautiful wooden sauna in the garden. When creating a vacation home, every detail was important to the hostess, so she gave the building her own unique appearance that creates a pleasant atmosphere. The walls of the living room are decorated with paintings painted by the hostess herself, and the interior is carefully designed for leisurely relaxation in a holiday home.

Rehabilitation center “Līgatnė” offers extensive wellness programs, pampering spa centers, hiking routes in the beautiful nature along the Gauja River and fairy forest, excellent hotel suites, including family rooms. On the territory of the “Līgatne” rehabilitation center, guests can also visit a 9-meter underground bunker. Guided tours and the reality game “Object X” are available.

Located between the exciting village of Līgatne and the romantic town of Cēsis, there is a sunny location called the family guesthouse “The Sweetest Home”. Two special things that everyone is looking for – love and home – come together here. You can never have too much of either, and both together are the formula for happiness for each of us. Here, settle into a cute 2-story family nest, let the day turn into a starry night, and enjoy the ancient sauna, wood-fired sauna heat, and the touch of birch twig sauna brooms against your skin.

Romantic Cesis

Cesis is a romantic old town, green city parks and a medieval castle. Here, a BMX track, a playground and a skate park bring children and teenagers together for the whole day. The Cesis medieval castle has prepared a special program of family tasks and an exciting multimedia story in one of the castle towers.

Your Stay

Stay overnight in the heart of the old town in the HE Vanadziņš in the design apartments of House Hotel. On the first floor of the hotel or in the inner courtyard, enjoy the excellent dishes of the restaurant, revealing the taste of Cesios and the North. HE Vanadziņš House Hotel is surrounded by a historic cobbled street decorated with string lights, medieval architecture, Saint John’s Church and cute little cafes.

Gauja National Park has an impressive number of sandstone outcrops, cliffs and caves. Here, in the vicinity of Cēsis, visit the majestic Ērgļu (Eagles) rock, from which a fabulous view of the endless forests, the Gauja river, a small sandy beach on the river bank and the beautiful cliff of the rock itself opens.

The Liepa’s Mansion & Hotels

In Liepa’s mansion you will enjoy the peace of nature. There is an old park, an avenue of linden trees and a wonderful cascade of ponds. Take your camera, brushes and paints – immerse yourself in the history of the manor and enjoy a creative artistic recreation. Liepa’s guest house offers cozy and elegant rooms filled with the feeling of nature and delicious breakfast, prepared using products from neighboring farms and our organic farm.

Anna Design & SPA Hotel is a great place to stay if you’re looking for rest and relaxation in addition to exploring Gauja National Park. The spa area in the hotel is a real highlight. A small fairy-tale place for the little ones – a children’s playroom on the upper floor. Here the family can enjoy slow walks through the alley and along the lake.

Glamping “Keep Wild and Free” the hidden treasure of the Vidzeme highlands allows the family to give precious time to each other and to themselves. Here, the dome tent is pleasantly warmed by a wood-burning stove. It has a double bed, a cot and a table. Cook food over open fire and keep products cold in the refrigerator. Warming up in a sauna tent will make your stay unforgettable, we recommend this experience to everyone… Warm up and immerse yourself in the soft water of the forest lake. Explore pure nature with SUPs and bikes.

Gauja National Park

Gauja National Park was established in 1973. The park covers an area of ​​more than 90,000 ha and protects the most beautiful part of the Gauja river valley. The Gauja National Park contains more than 500 cultural and historical monuments, from ancient mountain fortresses and medieval stone fortresses to churches, mansions, water and windmills, and other archaeological, architectural and artistic monuments.

You can find more information about vacation options in Gauja National Park can be found on the website of the Gaujas National Park Tourism Association.

Address: Gang National Park Tourism Association Lielā iela 30, Ieriķi, Drabešu parish, Amatas novads, LV-4139 Mob.+371 28658900
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