Your perfect relaxing weekend in Pärnu

Source: Danel Rinaldo, Visit Estonia

Your perfect relaxing weekend in Pärnu

Pärnu, also called as summer capital of Estonia, is a great destination for relaxing SPA holidays and great food. Don’t look for far resort destinations. Just 2-3 days and you will come back home with boosted energy.

Energy from relaxation

Photo by: Mart Vares, Visit Estonia

Have a look at some of the best spas in Pärnu:

This resort is inspired by the Estonian nature, traditions, handcraft and culture. SPA has great reviews because of its 9 saunas, including private sauna, Estonian sauna rituals and herbal baths, outdoor terrace with hot tubs, big pool and resting areas, Dead Sea pool, pool bar. The SPA offers original Estonian treatments, inspired by Estonian nature and ancient herbalists and Sundari treatments, as well, which are from India SPA culture. This resort also offer Salt Table treatments that are unique in Estonia!

This resort has established possibilities for customers to knowingly balance their health, body, and mind by enjoying the spa treatments, yoga and other classes.

This SPA is located by the Pärnu beach. Hedon SPA is located in the historical mud bath building that will impress you with its architecture. The slogan of Hedon SPA and hotel is “Pleasures live here”. Doesn't it make you want to go there? Enjoy the pleasure, sun, beach, several pools, saunas, terrace and different country SPA traditions and treatments. Also, Hedon SPA has a special Silent SPA for the perfect relax. Silent SPA contains tepidarium, caldarium, laconicum, salt pool, steam sauna, massage pool, footbaths, Finnish sauna, resting area and low water outdoor pool temperature. Silent SPA also includes body care products to enhance your sauna rituals.  

Man relaxing in Hedon SPA

Photo by: Mart Vares, Visit Estonia

Viiking Spa-Hotel is a medical SPA that can cure different kind of health issues. Viiking SPA is located a short walk from downtown of Pärnu and the beach. Here you can enjoy pool with different attractions, upstream river, kid’s pool, steam-salt sauna, aroma-steam sauna, Finnish sauna, samarium, Japanese pool. The spa also has special treatment and relaxation packages. Surely massages, hydrotherapy, kinesiotherapy, electrotherapy, heat and cold therapy are great for your health and relaxation! Take care of your health in a satisfying way!

Once you've had enough of the spas in Pärnu, why not visit Estonias' largest waterpark that is also located in Pärnu - Tervise Paradiis! 

Fun in water park

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Swimmers can explore waterfalls, a winding 'mountain river', a climbing wall, year-round outdoor heated pool and Aqua Bar all without even leaving the pool. The bravest of visitors can jump off a 4 metre diving board and dive 4 metre in the pool. Several twisting slides begin from an 11 metre platform, with the longest slide winding 85 metres and the shortest being suitable even for the youngest swimmers. Tervise Paradiis will delight you with Finnish sauna and steam sauna, as well. This waterpark has 2018 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, which is all from reviews!

After a great day in the pools and spas you'll definitely need something to eat. Here are some suggestions of the best restaurants and cafes in Pärnu. Choose the menu for your taste!

  • Ammende Villa restaurant – fish from local Pärnu fishermen, vegetables from local fields and herbs grown in the villa's own herb garden. This is a place for great experiences not only amazing food.
  • Raimond – Raimond's cuisine is inspired by clean Nordic flavours. Food is prepared from local produce most of which has been grown in the surrounding area.
  • Mon Ami – cozy historic interior is perfect for enjoying the simple yet elegant dishes made from seasonal ingredients. Every detail on the plate has been well thought out.
  • Piparmunt – another place with local tastes – menu changes every 3-4 weeks, depending on what the land and the sea has to offer.
  • Rannahotell’s restaurant – one of the favourites in Pärnu. In addition to its international main menu, the restaurant also offers classic favourites from the time it first opened in 1937.  
  • Mahedik café – first organic food café in Pärnu. Taste of healthiness and local ingredients.


Pärnu beach gives you opportunity to be adventurous as well. Try water skiing, yachting or paddle a canoe or a kayak down the Pärnu river to the open sea and nearby islets.

Last updated : 22.02.2022

In category: West Estonia, Health & Wellness