About Island Rab

Counting as one of the most romantic islands of Adriatic Sea, Rab has been a site of many happy endings once love is concerned. Being often a destination of choice for caring honeymoon goers, its lovely coves and secluded coastal areas are just what you need to spark your love life to new heights.

But Rab’s charm doesn’t end with romantic nature. It has a rather fascinating and long history. The capital town of Rab was founded by Roman Emperor over 2000 years ago, and its residents include St. Marin (founder of San Marino Republic) and influential scientist, Bishop Mark de Dominis. Settlements of Supetarska Draga, Lopar, Banjol and Barbat provide numerous opportunities for prime gastronomic adventures, and added calories can be used for long walks through the impressive Dundo Nature Reserve. In Medieval times, Rab was known for its ferocious crossbowman army, and you can see their descendants parading through island today, carrying authentic gear and weapons. But instead of challenging view, these will welcome you with a warm smile, happy to introduce you to their astonishing cultural heritage.

Island Rab
Rab, Croatia

Watch Mares Underwater Photo Marathon Gallery

Croatian Island of Rab provides many beautiful landscapes. However, below the waves surrounding its shores lays another kind of pristine beauty. The submerged kingdom that is full of life and accessible to humans only with help of scuba-diving gear. Mares Underwater Photo Marathon is an artistic event inspired by this quiet realm. Organized for the fourth time, this gathering of diving photographers always leads to some fantastic images. Fifty five artists contributed to this edition of Mares Underwater Photo Marathon, arriving with their assistants from seven different countries. These competed in three different categories, covering the topics of fish, ambient and macro image. The first place was awarded to Damir Zurub from local club Roniti se mora, while UWPM award…

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