The main protection aim of the Luitemaa Nature Reserve is to protect the coastal and natural landscape of Southwest Estonia.
Luitemaa Nature Reserve is divided according to the protection procedure into:
- 17 conservation zones (7,482.6 ha);
- 2 limited management zones (3,818.8 ha).
Restrictions for activities are based on the Nature Conservation Act and the protection rules of the Luitemaa Nature Reserve. The basis of the management works and actions is the Management plan of Luitemaa Nature Reserve and Luitemaa limited-conservation area 2017–2026.