Pärnu seaside resort town

Seaside resort town Pärnu is an ideal destination for beach and wellness holidays. It’s long white sanded beaches, sunny days and vibrant nightlife have earned Pärnu a title of Estonian Summer Capital.

Beautiful beaches

Long, white sanded beaches are the trademark of Pärnu. During summer, the number of people in Pärnu six-folds– young and old, families and adventurers alike head to Pärnu for the “best weather and most sun”. Beautiful beach promenade, historic beach park Rannapark with waterfalls and fountains, playgrounds, cosy cafés, luxurious SPA, wellness and sauna centres, edgy nightclubs and modern restaurants are all located at the beach area. There is plenty to see and do for people of all ages. Try out water skiing and jets, enjoy an adrenalin rush on the “banana” or just simply sunbathe and make the most of the clean, shallow waters.

Plenty of water and wind

The coastline of Pärnu county is almost 250km long. Mostly white sanded, there are plenty of private, stranded beaches, majestic pine forests and beautiful seaside villages to discover. Or why not visit few of the 177 islands and islets? You can paddle to the closest ones, but to get the best of seaside views, rent a yacht and take a longer tour. Kihnu island with it’s ancient traditions is a cultural pearl worth discovering – you can get there on a boat or by plane directly from Pärnu.

Have your water adventure in Pärnu: paddle on the Pärnu river, take a yachting tour or enjoy one of the most popular wind surfing beaches.

SPA and Wellness in Pärnu

Pärnu is know for it’s historic mud and SPA treatments – for hundreds of years, people have travelled here to be pampered. In addition to the more traditional options, indulge yourself in gold massages, chocolate masks and salt & cold treatments, all as good for the soul as they are for the body.

Everything in Pärnu is within a walking distance, making it easy to combine luxurious and relaxing SPA experiences with culture, beaches and nightclubbing.

If you plan to come to Pärnu during summer (from June to August), be sure to book your accommodation in advance. Do not worry if you do not have a week to spend here: buses from and to Tallinn and Tartu run often and it is hard to find a more rewarding destination for a day trip as is Pärnu.

More information about this beautiful resort town can be found at Pärnu city guide pages.