CITY AND ISLAND RAB - among best European holiday resorts for more than a century
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Leisure holidays on Rab
island of Rab is one of the most beautiful islands in the Adriatic Sea,
known for its old town with 4 towers and beautiful bays and beaches. Located
in the Kvarner Gulf, with Opatija island Rab is one of our oldest tourist
destinations, primarily because of its mild and pleasant climate. Its' eastern side towards Velebit channel is desolate carst, bora wind swept rocky hills of Kamenjak which impress visitors on each new arrival. The
interior of the island is the contrasting green with gardens, pastures and
forests . The protruding western side of the island are slopes of the beautiful bays and holm oak forests that covered the area and lure for walking and idleness.
2019. Island Rab celebrates 130 jubilee year of tourism !
Rab attracted travel writers and scientists since 1774. Those first
explorers spread the word about its potential as a prime tourist
destination. Then on 23rd April 1889, Professor Schroetter, a doctor
and expert on spa from Vienna and Professor Frischhauf from Graz paid a
visit to island Rab to present the town council with a proposal of what should be done on the island in order to better the development of tourism. On the basis of this proposal, on the 16th May 1889, the municipal
council agreed to follow the proposal and that Rab would
become an island of rest and recuperation. This date is taken as the
official beginning of tourism on the island of Rab.
To date Rab visited many. From the distinguished guests, we will mention a few; 1875 Emperor Franz Joseph, 1887 Sir Thomas G. Jackson-British architect,artist, educator, historian and author, 1910 Prince Alois of Liechtenstein, 1924 Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, the legendary german director, 1936 english King Edward VIII with future wife Mrs Wallis Simpson..
More about history of tourism on the island Rab you can read here
Since then Rab island
is a well-known tourist destination and
each guest who comes to Rab will find rich heritage, traces of the past
in the architecture of the old town of Rab, preserved in all its
splendor and authenticity. Besides the historic town Rab, there are seven
other idyllic places: Barbat, Palit, Kampor Mundanije, Supetarska Draga and Lopar. In
each of these tourist places one can find beautiful beaches, clear blue sea,
and accommodation in high-quality apartments and rooms which we have
is a little vacation paradise - mild climate and clear blue sea, an
island rich in cultural heritage and Mediterranean lifestyle. Island Rab is an ideal destination for leisure holidays in Croatia from flourishing April
to golden October.
great choice for autumn / spring visit if you like a quiet holiday,
cycling, long walks along the beach or forest, meditation and nature. We also offer special packages to those who like photography, art, or want a quality tour with a professional guide ...
you can swim in the crystal blue sea, engage in water sports, go on a boat trip or excursion to Plitvice lakes, or enjoy stroll by the sea, browse around the town streets.
If you are looking for a "real summer
the island Rab is the right place too - lots of sunshine, clean water, and many different beaches. Enjoy summer fun
like beach going, water sports, diving, tennis, warm temperatures and sunshine and
fraternize with others likeminded. In
the evening you can enjoy a concert of classical music, dance, visit an art exhibition, go for a movie ( subtitled), watch Rab Tournament or Medieval FIERA or taste local delights in one of the excellent restaurants.
Swimming season begins in early May and ends in late September.
We have a superb choice of quality accommodation. You can choose a comfortable stay in the rooms in the household, a small family pension or rent one of our tourist apartments. In addition, we have flexibility in arrival / departure.
Accommodation Categories: economic - standard - luxury
Holiday types available - offers tailored on request;
- Luxury accommodation
- Accommodation near the beach
- Accommodation for boaters
- Family-run hotels and pensions
- Apartments in villas with pool
- Rest in a quiet location
- Accommodation in the old town of Rab
- Affordable family accommodation in apartments
- - family holidays ( seasonal, summer holidays)
- - group holidays
- - individual holidays ( single, romantic, ..)
- - activity holidays ( jogging, walking, swimming, diving, sports...)
- - creative holidays ( hobbies and learning)
- - wellbeing and health holidays ( wellness, dental, yoga..)
- - events ( conferences, meetings...)