SUPETARSKA DRAGA, RAB ISLAND - LOCAL AND TOURIST INFORMATION

Supetarska Draga

Supetarska Draga is an ancient settlement at the western end of Rab island set in a sheltered bay. Within the bay are a string of tiny uninhabited islands which are one of the main attractions of the area. A boat trip out to one of the islands for a day of relaxing, picnicking and enjoying the sun and the sea is an essential element of a holiday in Supetarska Draga. Lively Rab town is a 10 minute drive or taxi ride away so culture, night life and an excellent range of bars and restaurants is close at hand.


Rab town

Rab town provides a striking sight with its medieval town walls rising sheer from the water. Much of the historic old town was built during the Venetian rule in the period from 1409. Komrcar Park, planted in the late 19th century, contains many Mediterranean flora. Kamenjak Hill, at 400 metres, is an energetic walk and provides a stunning view across the surrounding islands. The narrow streets of Rab are alive with cafes, boutiques bars and restaurants. The town is buzzing in the evenings. The old town is surrounded on three sides by water with the busy harbour on one side a constant source of activity while to the south side of the town the long promenade brings beaches and waterside restaurants and beach bars within easy reach.


Rab town
Rab town
Rab town in the evening
Rab town in the evening

Velebit National Park

Hiking, biking, beautiful nature trails are just some of the activities available in this stunning National Park.


Part of Velebit is Paklenica National Park, a UNESCO designated World Biosphere Reserve, which is located between the highest point of Velebit Mountain (1758m) and the sea. Two fantastic canyons in the Park are Velika and Mala Paklenica canyons and are world famous for mountain climbing. This national park has pine forests, interesting caves, and offers an experience of being in wild and primaeval landscapes. Cliffs soar straight from the sea to heights of 400m. This is a fantastic place for walking and climbing. A wide range of sporting and leisure activities include free-climbing, trekking, picnicking at Lugarnica Forest Hut and the Mill. Jeep safari' into the Velebit National Park can be arranged.


Velebit mountains
Velebit mountains
Paklenica National Park
Paklenica National Park

You can visit Velebit Botanical Gardens, which are situated below the Zavizhan cliff on the mountain of Velebit. The gardens are 1480m above the sea level and comprise of 30 hectares of meadows, forests and rocks. Some very rare alpine plants grow there and two of those are only found on Velebit - (Velebit degenie a little yellow rock plant, and Croatian sibirea).


There are 70 caves in the park, Manita Cave being the most beautiful. It is open to visit in the company of a guide and contains stalactites and stalagmites 80,000 years old.


Zavratnica Bay

On the mainland to the north of Zadar, this deep inlet is a major tourist attractions. It is a fjord like bay 1km long and 100 metres wide, which was created when the surface of the sea rose, and a mountain stream became flooded.



Our Villas in Supetarska Draga


Villa Arabella
Villa Arabella A luxury, air-conditioned, 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom stone villa, 2 sitting rooms, garden, counter-current pool, WiFi, BBQ, sea view, sandy beaches.


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