Situated in the village of Perjatsi 1.5 km towards Narva from Sillamäe is the cheaper Perjatsi lodgings.
Vast majority of residents in this Eastern Eesti town are Russian speakers so in order to have a good time here it helps to know Russian language for pleasant atmosphere.
Under the Soviet era Sillamäe was a closed, secret military city that was even not marked on maps. Activities conducted there were mostly military industrial and included mining and refining uranium. Sillamäe was opened up in 1991 when Estonia became independent.