Country Holidays

Country houses

 A country farm or a family house in the countryside. The guests are offered rooms or a separate part of the house. Usually breakfast is included in the price and the owners offer extra services (feeding, sauna, boats, horseback riding, ski rent, etc.) and recommend places worth seeing in the neighborhood.

Country houses in

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Dieninas

A small fishermen’s house preserved in the original style, situated not far from the sea in Berzciems, offers 2 comfortable rooms for peaceful rest, with a fireplace and a small kitchen. The family of the owners through many generations try to preserve old fishermen’s traditions, including those in fish processing and smoke curing. The guests have an opportunity to buy local products – smoked fish from the Engure lake and the Baltic Sea.

For children and teenagers Fishing By the sea Guests4 (2) Bedrooms2 Distance from countries capital city88 Active season months1-12 Internet access Accommodation available Optional meals
FireplaceSteam bathFarm animalsBBQBirch besomBaby cotNo smoking Copier HairdryerIronTeapotRefrigeratorGas cookerWashing machineVacuum cleanerKitchen FishingSwimming100mBoatsBoatsFishing - winterTennis courtTable games, etc.Berry and mushroom pickingBoat tourBicycle trailPicnick areaNature trailNature watchingBilljard Nearest train station37kmNearest bus stop100mNearest shopNearest restaurantNearest townDistance to hosts house Hosts speak EnglishHosts speak RussianHosts can meet at the nearest station
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VERBELNIEKI

Leisure centre is located in the dunes of the Baltic Sea seashore; one hundred meters from the sea. On purpose to preserve the dunes and sands there is placed a wooden footbridge.

Territory of the centre is functionally facilitated recreation area; particular picnic areas are isolated from overnight staying area. Solar batteries are placed on a roof of the guest house in 2013. In WC there are mixer taps, but flushing mechanism of toilet has two types of capacity. Rainwater is stored in barrels and used for watering of a garden. Organic waste is fed to domestic animals. In 2014 there has been written a project on acquisition of bicycles for needs of customers and submitted to the Rural Support Service.

In the centre there is a cafe „Siena šķūnis” (Hayshed) that does not use convenience foods in cooking of meals. They are growing greens and dishing up meals made of the fish from the Baltic Sea – cods, flukes and herrings. The cafe offers ‘sklandrauši’ (traditional dish in Latvian cuisine; sweet pie made of rye dough and filled with potato and carrot paste) and grey peas; collaborates with other catering companies, invites ladies from Rucava who present to the guests traditions of Lejaskurzeme.

For children there is a wide playground with different amusements and domestic animals – rabbits, goats and sheep.

By the sea For parties Guests26 (4) Bedrooms10 (1) Distance from countries capital city206 Active season months1-12 Child discount50% Internet access
FireplaceSteam bathBirch besomRooms for  festivities20pers.Place for tentsNo smokingLiving room available to guestsTrailer parking available HairdryerIronTeapotRefrigeratorMicrowaveElectric rangeWashing-up-machineEn-suite facilities Fishing0.1kmSwimming0.1kmBoatsBicyclesHorseback riding5kmFishing equipment rentalTable games, etc.Facilities  appropriate for childrenBerry and mushroom picking Nearest train station13kmNearest bus stop0.7kmNearest town Hosts speak EnglishHosts speak RussianHosts can meet at the nearest station
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Latvia
from 20 EUR / pers

DZIRNUPES

Dzirnupes is a traditional Vidzeme farm where visitors feel the true romance of Latvia’s countryside. This is an excellent leisure venue for couples or families with children. Guests are accommodated in a granary that was built in 1924 and is now a romantic building with a sauna. The owner manufactures drums from tree stumps and is prepared to teach visitors who to forge a nail at the farm’s smithy, as well as to use a bow and arrow. The lady of the house will teach future or young wives to produce programmes that are in line with Latvian traditions in terms of learning skills and knowledge that are necessary for Latvian wives.

Local lifestyle Guests2 (2) Bedrooms1 (1) Distance from countries capital city90 Active season months5-11 Child discount50% Dry toilet (if there is only the dry toilet) No pets allowed
Steam bathFarm animalsBBQBirch besomPlace for tentsBaby cotNo smoking Teapot FishingSwimmingBoatsBicyclesSports groundFishing - commercialFishing - winterFishing equipment rentalFishing equipment rentalDart boardFacilities  appropriate for childrenCross-country skiingBerry and mushroom pickingTour guide servicesBicycle trailIce skatingPicnick areaNature trailNature watching Nearest bus stop1.5kmNearest bus stop1kmNeighbour housesNearest shopNearest restaurantNearest townDistance to hosts house Hosts speak EnglishHosts speak GermanHosts speak RussianHosts can meet at the nearest stationProfessional sauna-consultantBabysitting
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JURMALI

Farmhouse between the pine forest and the sea, near Nīca. Offers a holiday apartment on the first floor. The apartment has 2 bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen with microwave, refrigerator and a bathroom. The garden has a barbecue and a seating area. Sea within a few minutes walk. Internet is not available.

By the sea Guests6 (6) Bedrooms2 Distance from countries capital city225 Active season months5-10 No pets allowed
Steam bathFarm animalsBBQLiving room available to guestsTrailer parking available HairdryerIronTeapotRefrigeratorMicrowaveElectric rangeGas cookerWashing machineVacuum cleaner Swimming0.3kmBerry and mushroom picking Nearest train station25kmNearest bus stop5kmNeighbour housesNearest shopNearest restaurantNearest town Hosts speak German
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Latvia
from 14 EUR / pers

Upenite

Camping place and 2 rooms in the hosts’ house on the bank of a lake in Aglona. Conference hall for seminars and banquets for up to 50 persons (21 additional places). Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Natural products from local farmstead. Biological farmstead provides diary products, vegetables, poultry, eggs. Black bathhouse, services of bathhouse attendant. Recreation in ancient atmosphere and open-fire. Pony rides available for children. Excursion in Cirits lake and islands.

For parties Sauna Experience Agriculture Agri Heritage Guests8 (2) Bedrooms2 Distance from countries capital city240 Active season months5-10 Child discount50% Optional meals No pets allowed
Steam bathFarm animalsOutdoor firepalceBirch besomRooms for  festivitiesPlace for tents Kitchen FishingSwimmingBoatsHorseback ridingNature trail Nearest shopDistance to hosts house Hosts speak RussianMassageProfessional sauna-consultant
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Latvia
from 50 EUR / DBL

ZVEJNIEKI

Only 30 km from Riga, 150 meters from the Daugava, an exclusive double room with all amenities for those who want to enjoy a quiet rest. The pristine interior of an ancient building under the thick branches of a hundred-year-old oak will create a special mood for you. Features a fridge and kitchenette-sink, electric hob, electric kettle, crockery and kitchenware to prepare meals. In the territory we offer a gazebo, grill - a smokehouse. For an extra charge outdoor hot tub - Japanese sauna. Fishing on the Daugava, boat rental. Mushrooming in the nearby forest. Summer kitchen - possibility to cook on a live fire.

Guests2 Bedrooms1 Distance from countries capital city30 Active season months4-10 Accepts individual travellers Accommodation available Must register in advance
Steam bathBBQJacuzzi/Hot tub TeapotRefrigeratorElectric range FishingBoatsBerry and mushroom pickingPicnick area
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Country home ROGAS

This biological farm breeds livestock, including sheep, pigs, chickens and cows.  It tends to animals, milks cows, processes milk into cheese, butter, cream and cottage cheese, and offers accommodations.

While visiting the country house "Rogas" it is possible to get acquainted with the old recipes for threshing butter, tying cheese, making cottage cheese. It is a pleasant activity for both children and adults, because there are also tastings at the end.

It offers 4 rooms for longer stays, with a kitchenette and washing machine. There is also a sauna and a banquet hall for celebrations.

For children and teenagers Guests12 (7) Bedrooms4 Active season months1-12 Pre-order required Accommodation available Accepts individual travellers
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AIZUPMAJAS, a black sauna

A farmstead by the Pildas lake and the Pilda river, 9km from Ludzas. rooms for guests in a converted barn and in summer cottage. Traditional potato pancakes for breakfast. Latgalian smoke sauna with lime-tree and oak besoms, honey and blue clay body masks, herb teas. Beautiful garden, a grill house, a bonfire site. Boating down the river, fishing, walks in the wild lakeside meadows, beaver watching.

Fishing Guests9 (2) Bedrooms3 Distance from countries capital city275 Active season months5-10 SPA
Steam bathOutdoor firepalceBBQBirch besomPlace for tentsBaby cotNo smoking TeapotRefrigeratorWashing machine FishingSwimming0.6kmBoatsFishing equipment rentalTable games, etc.Dart boardBerry and mushroom pickingBoat tourPicnick areaNature watching Nearest train station7kmNearest bus stop1kmNeighbour housesNearest shopNearest restaurantNearest town Hosts speak RussianOther languagesHosts can meet at the nearest station
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LAUCINI

A country home in the forest, 9 km from Limbaži, near the mouth of the Vitrupīte River and the Lake Dziļezers-Riebezers nature reserve.  A separate guesthouse with bedrooms, kitchen and fireplace room. Guest house, which offers hosting up to 20 persons, welcomes with a fireplace hall, fully equipped kitchen, 9guest-rooms. Natural country bathhouse with besoms and pond, which is available in summer as well as in winter time.

Fishing For parties Guests18 (4) Bedrooms9 Distance from countries capital city68 Active season months1-12 Child discount50%
FireplaceTV in bedroomsSteam bathFarm animalsBBQRooms for  festivities25pers.Birch besomNo smokingLiving room available to guests HairdryerTeapotRefrigeratorGas cookerCoffee machine Fishing4kmSwimming1kmBoatsHorseback riding3kmFacilities  appropriate for children Nearest bus stop2kmNeighbour housesNearest shopNearest restaurantNearest townDistance to hosts house Hosts speak EnglishHosts can meet at the nearest station
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Latvia
from 80 EUR / night

Indani – a farm

A country farmstead in vicinity of Valdeķi. A room for guests in the hosts' home. Guests can see farm animanls. Country sauna with birch and juniper besoms, herb teas. Volley-ball grounds, 10 tent places.

The owners have a large collection of old-time tools and can talk about how they were used at the farm. Families with children can help to take care of livestock in the evening (feed the animals, milk a goat, etc.)

Horseback riding Skiing Local lifestyle Guests2 (4) Bedrooms1 Distance from countries capital city95 Active season months5-9 Child discount50% No pets allowed
Steam bathFarm animalsBBQBirch besomPlace for tentsNo smoking HairdryerIronTeapot Swimming0.1kmSports groundHorseback ridingRide in horse driven sledgeFacilities  appropriate for childrenBerry and mushroom pickingPicnick areaNature watching Nearest bus stop2kmNeighbour housesNearest shopNearest restaurantNearest townDistance to hosts house Hosts speak RussianHosts can meet at the nearest stationBabysitting