Lopar - sandy paradise on island Rab
Rab is a Kvarner island located under the Velebit Mountain and in the lap of Mt. Kamenjak. Velebit protects the island from the cold winds, thus beneficially effecting the island climate. Not so hot summers and not too cold winters are excellent conditions for the life on the island throughout the year. Pleasant Mediterranean climate, 30 sandy beaches, rich culture and history of the island are the reasons why tourists have been visiting the island for the past 130 years. Rab is an ideal destination for families with small children thanks to the crystal clear water, warm and shallow sea.
Your arrival on Rab will be greeted by the crickets, pleasant scent of immortelle and low plants. Lush vegetation and a variety of natural beauty are not the only thing you will fall in love when you come to Rab – traditional hospitality and polyglot attributes of the residents of Rab will make you become a part of the family and make you feel at home.
Lopar is a picturesque tourist resort with 22 beautiful sandy beaches. This sandy paradise, as the hosts like to call it, is an ideal place for a pleasant and relaxing holiday for families with small children. The most famous beach – Paradise Beach, is the real treasure of Lopar. This sandy beach is 1,5 km long with shallow waters, ideal for children’s play, offers each tourist what they are looking for. Various entertainment and marine facilities, such as waterslides, jet skis, paddleboats, parachutes, boat rentals, etc., will complete any vacation and make it fun. The Paradise Beach is decorated with the Blue Flag, an international symbol of quality, preservation of environment and safety of swimmers.
With plenty of tourist offer, sandy beaches, rich gastronomic and wine offer, accommodation, Lopar is proud of its rich history and cultural and traditional values. Church of St. John the Baptist and Votive Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary are the main gathering places and the pride of the city. The founder of the Republic of San Marino, St. Martin, was born right here in Lopar in the 4th century and the locals are very proud of this. There are many activities that will entertain you and your dear ones. With plenty of marine activity there is also the night life. Night clubs and beach bars in the open, located right next to the sea, will provide you with the best night entertainment. If you love sports, your will also be able to find a rich offer – snorkeling, exploring the deep sea, beach volleyball, cycling, trekking, tennis, basketball, futsal, mini golf, table tennis, etc.