Barbat, Croatia - holiday information

Barbat, Rab, Croatia – visitor information

Barbat is a fishing village known for beautiful beaches. It offers its visitors various contents and so lovers of active vacationing can enjoy in beach volley, walking and bicycling paths , fishing, scuba diving, various water sports; those who love cultural landmarks we recommend visiting the St. Damien hill approx. 223 m above Barbat with visible ruins that are relics of one of the early Byzantine forts from the beginning of the 6th century. Much attention is given to the ecological agro products, and on the 16th of July on the day of Our Lady of Karmel you have a chance to taste the Barbat produce (local population is proud of their cheese, honey and wine) and various delicacies that are served in numerous restaurants on the island. Accommodation is available in apartments, rooms, boarding houses and hotels and hospitable hosts and kind tourist officers will do their best to make your stay a pleasant one.

Barbat – basic information

Barbat – population: 1251, Barbat - day/ saint: saint : Sv. Marija-Karmenica, 16.07.

Distance from bigger centres

Barbat - Makarska. 309km, Barbat- Split: 255km, Barbat - Pula: 225km, Barbat - Rijeka: 127km, Barbat - Zadar: 124km, Barbat - Šibenik: 198km, Barbat - Dubrovnik: 484km, Barbat - Zagreb: 220km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments, rooms, family hotels, pensions


pebble, sandy, stone, concreted

Facilities and authorities

self-service shops, bakery, exchange office, souvenir shops

Sport's and recreative offer

mini-football field, basketball court, rent a motor, rent a bike, rent a boat, diving school, walking, jogging tracks, routes for cyclists

Gastronomic offer

restaurants, traditional croatian taverns, pizzerias, fast food restorants, saloons

Night life

disco club, night club, musical evenings in the town, coctail bar

Additional offer

croatian natural reservation nearby, organised trips to nearby destinations, organised trips to nearby islands, promenade along the sea, organisation of entertaining and cultural events by the tourist board, organisation of fishermen's nights, organisation of folk entertainments, marina in the nearby

Barbat – why choose this destination

clean sea, beautiful beaches, long promenades along the sea, pine wood by the beach, beaches in the place, enteraining facilities on the beaches, secluded beaches, rich gastronomic offer, rich night and entertaining life in the place, interesting diving sites, interesting wind surfing sites, long cycling routes and walking tracks, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands, vine roads nearby, genuin gastronomic offer nearby, possibility for getting familiar with the life of people and local customs