We would like to give you a short presentation
of our beautiful, small, green island, situated in the Kvarner Bay,
at the foot of the Velebit Mountain.
On the north side you can find the Kamenjak Hill, which shows its barren
side to the Velebit channel, and protects the island form the coldness
of the local North-Eastern wind, known as "Bura".
Thanks to this natural protection the island abounds in forests, pasture
grounds, and fertile soil as well as in numerous bays and small gulfs
with clear, blue sea and pristine, beautiful sandy beaches, which are
particularly interesting to the tourists.
will enchant you with its smell of Mediterranean herbs and oak and pine
forests will remain in your memory for ever.
The island has very mild Mediterranean climate with warm summers and
mild winters, with around 2600 hours of Sun throughout the year.
Rab has been interesting throughout the ages to many people, form the
Illyrians to ancient Greeks and Romans. They have all populated the
island and left its cultural heritage. The island is a (virtual) cultural
treasure box thousands of years old.
island has virtually no heavy industry that might harm its natural beauties.
The inhabitants of Rab are sailors, fishermen, shepherds. They grow
olives and wine but are mostly tourism oriented. They live mostly for
tourism and from tourism. The visitors of the island can stay in hotels
bungalows and camping-sites, but mostly they live settle in private
accommodation at the local family houses, with nicely decorated rooms
and apartments. The inhabitants of Rab are very friendly and hospitable
people and try to indulge their visitors in every possible way. Most
places on the island are touristically very interesting and attractive.
Rab is one of the first tourists – oriented locations in the Adriatic.
Come and enjoy the fun and rest on our island. Rab welcomes you with
its hundreds of years old tourist tradition and hospitality.