Rab is known for its wonderful nature and cultural and historical heritage. The green forests of the island will provide you with enough shade for your recreational activities.
The island is 22 km long and has 9480 inhabitants. The highest peak is Kamenjak, 408 m high. The island of Rab was first mentioned in a Greek source 360 BC by the name Arba. The name belonged to the Liburnians, the oldest inhabitants of the island. Arba was also the name of the Liburnian settlement in the modern city of Rab.
On the island of Rab everyone can find a beach they like; in the western part of the island there are beaches for cliff lovers, in the southern part of the island there are gravel shores and in the northern part of the island one can find sandy beaches.
Banjol: the shallow sandy coves of Padova 2 and Padova 3 and the beautiful seaside promenade.
Barbat: The Pudarica beach – cca. 3 km outside the village offers even a nudist section
Kampor: the tourist village Suha punta (rocky beaches, crystal bays), Mel (sandy beach)
Palit: Lungo Mare
Lopar: Lopar is well known for its sandy beaches
The blue coves will help you find some peace and offer you the opportunity to awaken your adventurous spirit and enjoy an activity holiday on the island of Rab.
With 30 sandy beaches, Rab is the island with a lot of tiny, picturesque coves and crystal clear sea.
Rab Island is one of the greenest islands in the Adriatic and probably one of the most enchanting. It is covered with pine forests and has beautiful sandy beaches.
The island of Rab offers all kinds of high-quality accommodation.
Rab is a perfect destination for lovers of history and historical sights.
The integrity of the town in form of a ship with its famous four belfries attracts tourist from all over the world. During the summer months there are many happenings in the town like summer Musical evenings, classic musical concerts, art exhibitions
|Area (km2)||86.12 km2|
Sports & natureThe waters off Rab feature perfect dive sites such as reefs, caves, sunken ships and a colorful flora and fauna that will take your diving experience to a higher level. There’s no better way to explore the hidden coves and most remote parts of the island than hiking. We offer sport speedboat transfers along the coast of Rab and to the neighbouring islands (Pag, Lošinj, Cres, Krk). Is there anything better than a bike ride by the sea in great Mediterranean surroundings? Would you like to combine sports, sightseeing, and enjoying nature? No problem. We organise special kayak tours around Rab and the neighbouring islands (Grgur and Goli Otok) and also rides that take in the coves, lagoons...
Nightlife infoThe traditional lifestyle of the inhabitants of Rab which includes fishing and agriculture is also visible on the menus of the restaurants of the island. Loads of fresh fish and fresh, organic vegetables can be found in almost every restaurant. local wines, like the Cabernet Sauvignon made by the family Staničić is excellent. In taverns, you can try different traditional and home made dishes prepared with locally produced ingredients. During summer there are always many happenings in Rab; like the medieval festival there are also many bars and beach bars. One of the most popular places is the beach club Santos.
Culture and history infoIn Rab there are many churches which can be visited. The biggest one is St. Mary the Blessed which was build in the 13. century. The beautiful cathedral delights not only as a beautiful building, but also with its amazing location. Inside the cathedral is a small museum. Other interesting churches to visit are the Church of St. John the Evangelist and the church of St. Anthony. When you are in Rab you should also visit the ruins of the fortress.
Unfortunately there are no self-catering offers at this location at the moment.
Unfortunately there are no tour offers at this location at the moment.
Unfortunately there are no cruise offers at this location at the moment.
Unfortunately there are no car rental offers at this location at the moment.
Unfortunately there are no yacht rental offers at this location at the moment.
Unfortunately there are no jet rental offers at this location at the moment.