The island of Rab is situated in the Kvarner group of islands between 44º51' NN and 14º53'. The Velebit canal separates the island from the mainland. There are lots of smaller islands around Rab: Goli, Grgur, Maman, Laganj Veli, Laganj Mali, Dolfin Veli, Dolfin Mali, Trstenik, Dolin, Sv. Juraj.
Other than the small town of Rab, there are 7 idyllic places on the island situated on different parts of the island: Barbat, Banjol, Palit, Kampor, Mundanije, Supetarska Draga and Lopar. The island of Rab has approximately 10000 inhabitants who are mostly occupied in agriculture, fishing and tourism. The tradition of organized tourism on the island is more than 100 years old and it started through the activities of the «Society for promotion of the island and its Surroundings». Which has founded in 1889.
The reasons for the development of the tourism on the island, which are still current, are: attractive climate, the conditions on the island that have satisfying influence on the respiratory and cardiac problems. Such a long tradition of offering service of high quality is not just the result of skills, experience and hospitality of the people that is passed from one on to another, but also the result of the foundation of the catering and tourism school that s highly appreciated now days and of which we are proud. The traditional hospitality and polyglot skills of the inhabitants will make you become a part of their family and after some time you will feel like a «born» islander!
Our tradition of organized tourism is more than 110 years old.
The island of Rab has a very pleasant Mediterranean Sea climate, with mild winters and pleasant moderate summers. The sea temperature is relatively high. Rab has approximately 91 completely sunny days a year and it is one of the sunniest parts of Europe.
Along with the ideal natural conditions for numerous sports, recreation and entertainment, You can enjoy in: handball, basketball, volleyball, tennis, table tennis, mini-golf, cycling track; as well as speedboats, jet-propelled watercraft and skin diving gear... diving school and tennis school...