Jūrmala and Rīga.

Section 21. Ragaciems - Dubulti.

Practical information

Length: 22 km

Duration: 7 – 9 h

Start: The beach next to the Ragaciems Lighthouse

Finish: Dubulti beach, opposite 

Itinerary: Ragaciems – Lapmežciems – Bigauņciems – Jaunķemeri – Kaugurciems – Vaivari – Pumpuri – Jaundubulti – Dubulti

Road surface: In the surroundings of Ragaciems village: small pieces of dolomite, some boulders, gravel. Next to the small Starpiņupīte River, there is seaweed washed ashore. Sidewalks with asphalt surfaces in Lapmežciems. Wide sandy beaches from Kauguri to Dubulti.

Difficulty level: 

Obstacles: The small Starpiņupīte River: there is a sluice that is around 150 m from the sea and that can be used to cross the river (you can wade across it during low water). After the Starpiņupīte River, there is a narrow section of the beach that you can cross along the coast when the weather is calm. In case of strong winds, you have to go through Lapmežciems village. You can wade across the Siliņupe River during low water.

Dangerous places: Be careful when crossing Jaunā iela (P128) in Ragaciems and Lapmežciems.

Good to know! Tents can be set up and campfires can be lit only in public rest areas designed for this purpose.

In the estuary of the Starpiņupe River, you should avail yourself of binoculars for bird watching

Alternatives: You can cover the distance between Kaugurciems and Dubulti by taking the roads, streets and trails going parallel to the sea.