What To Do?
Fishing, swimming, boating, and stand up paddling – Saldus municipality can offer plenty of activities to choose from!
Lake Saldus & Beach
Lake Saldus is situated near the town centre, between the hillfort and picturesque hills. The lake covers 11.9 hectares and has swimming areas for both adults and children. There is a boat ramp, a pier, a recreation area with playgrounds and a beach volleyball court. In summer, visitors can have a drink or a snack at the beach cafe “Bungalo”.
“SPORTIVE AQUA” Inflatable Floating Water Park
The inflatable water park is located on Lake Ciecere next to the beach in Brocēni. It is 4000m2 large and has more than 30 obstacles. Children must be over 6 years old to visit the water park. Children from 6 to 11 years old must be accompanied by their parent or guardian, and older children (12 to 16 years old) must present a written permission by their parent. Life jackets are mandatory and are included in the price. Sessions are 50 minutes. SportiveAQUA_cenas
The first cable wake park in Saldus municipality was created at the Sātiņi-Sesile water reservoir near Saldus town in 2022 and is now open for watersports enthusiasts of all skill levels. The cable is 180m long. Equipment for rent, including wetsuits. A skilled instructor will help beginners. Two rowing boats with electric motors and SUP boards are also available for rent.
Lake Ciecere Beach in Brocēni
At the beach in Brocēni you can not only enjoy peace and beautiful surroundings, but also various activities, as there are volleyball and basketball courts, a skatepark, a children’s playground and outdoor fitness equipment. There is a public swimming area, which has a floating dock, changing cabins, benches, a WC and video surveillance.
Recreation Area by the Sātiņi Water Reservoir
There is a swimming area, changing rooms, toilets, a campfire site and a large parking lot.
Rental in Saldus, offering water tourism equipment. Three SOT (sit-on-top) kayaks, one small SOT kayak, four SUP boards, one pedal boat, and one inflatable boat with a motor are currently available. The equipment can be rented hourly or daily. The price includes paddles, life jackets and seat cushions. Delivery is free of charge in Saldus and Brocēni. For other locations please call. Equipment can also be collected at 7 Kaleju Street, Saldus.
Water equipment rental on Lake Ciecere, located in Brocēni town, next to the public swimming area, offering eight SUP boards – the set includes a combination paddle, a life jacket, a seat, a waterproof bag and a pump. There are also two 2.5 seater kayaks (suitable for two adults and one child) and one fishing kayak.
Other recreational equipment rental: garden games 3 x 3 m (Circus, Riču-Raču) and a novus table, one BBQ grill (rental available only on site). Life jackets, waterproof storage bags (various sizes), as well as 12v compressors can be rented separately.
Hourly rental is offered only on Lake Ciecere. Free delivery in Brocēni and Saldus if the equipment is rented for a full day or longer.
“SAL SUP” SUP Board Reantal
Rental of 6 SUP boards in the lakes in Saldus municipality. The instructor can teach you about safe use of SUP boards and give you some information about how to strengthen the deep core muscles on SUP boards.
Located near the public swimming area of Brocēni town, “Cieceres ūdensrozes” offers recreational water equipment rental – a boat, 2 SUP boards, a pedal boat, inflatable water walking ball, and also activities like motor boat rides (seating capacity – 4 passengers) , water skiing, and inflatable tube rides on Lake Ciecere.
SIA “Alate” – Equipment For Activities On Water
Water sports equipment rental and delivery to the chosen location in Saldus and the surrounding area, also in Kurzeme – boats, SUP boards, pedal boats and outdoor jacuzzi.
Floating BBQ Leisure Boat
“Mana pirtiņa” offers rental of various equipment in Saldus town and the surrounding area to make your party memorable. One of the options is the floating BBQ leisure boat for a small group of people to enjoy an outing on Lake Ciecere (other locations also possible).
Boat Rental At “Mežavējš”
Cafe “Mežavējš” offers boat rentals for boating trips on the Ciecere River and Pakuļi water reservoir. If arranged in advance, the staff of the cafe can prepare a generous picnic basket to take with you on the trip.
Enjoy a boat trip on Lake Ciecere – the boat “Zezer” offers public and private tours. Audio guide is available in four languages – LV, LT, RU and ENG.
Boat Rental at “Priedaiši”
Boat rental for boating on Lake Ciecere. A campfire site and tent sites are available.
Canoe Rental “10 laivas”
“10 laivas” offers canoe rental and transport in Saldus municipality and in Kurzeme region.
Boat And Canoe Rental at “Ievas”
Boat rental “Ievas” is located in Nīgrande parish, Kalni village, close to the Venta river. “Ievas” offers canoe and boat rental and transport to the chosen location.
Boat Rental And Fishing at “Krustkalni”
Boat rental is available for boating in the water reservoir in Sātiņi, fishing is also possible.
Fishing in the Pakuļi Water Reservoir
The water reservoir is located in Lutriņi and Zirņi parishes. The average depth is 2.4m, but the maximum depth is 6.1 m. There are two islands in the lake. The society “Saldus Fishermen’s Club” organizes licenced fishing in the water reservoir. Licences can be bought at the tourist information centre in Saldus or online: https://www.manacope.lv/waterbody/pakulu_udenskratuve
Zaņa Fishing Club
Zaņa fishing club offers boat rental and licenced fishing in the mill pond in Zaņa (22.6 hectares) all year round. Fishing planks are set up at the pond.