Lopar, Croatia - holiday information

Lopar, Rab, Croatia – visitor information

Lopar is a town located 12 km away from the settlement of Rab, known for its beautiful sandy beaches – there are 22 in Lopar out of which three are nudist. It’s because of the beaches and beautiful natural surroundings why Lopar is ideal for a quiet family getaway and it offers to its visitors various sport-recreational contents like pedal boat rentals, various opportunities for water sports, tennis, beach volley and many others. You can find accommodation in numerous apartments, rooms and hotels and from landmarks we accentuate the Church of St. John the Baptist and the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Lopar is also known as a habitat of Mediterranean seal monk and a cavern Medova buza got its name by this creature and today is a popular place for weddings. Lopar is also the birth town of sculptor Marino who was the founder of the San Marino state. Marino went to sculpting school on the island, but poverty made him leave in search of a better life. On the Apennine peninsula he got ordained and because of his preaching he got chased away to the Titan hill. There on the 3.9.301 came into being the Republic of San Marino, which is the oldest republic in Europe and friend of the island Rab.

Lopar – basic information

Lopar – population: 1204, distance to the nearest place: 2km, nearest possible access to the bay: 50m, Lopar - day/ saint: saint : Dan općine Lopar; 06.09.

Distance from bigger centres

Lopar - Makarska. 316km, Lopar- Split: 261km, Lopar - Pula: 232km, Lopar - Rijeka: 134km, Lopar - Zadar: 131km, Lopar - Šibenik: 204km, Lopar - Dubrovnik: 491km, Lopar - Zagreb: 226km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments, rooms, hotels, family hotels, pensions, camps



Facilities and authorities

emergency, self-service shops, bakery, post office, bank, exchange office, internet caffe, taxi, bus station, farmacy, souvenir shops, market, fishmorgen's

Sport's and recreative offer

football field, mini-football field, volleyball in the sand, basketball court, tennis court, rent a motor, rent a bike, water scooters, rent a boat, diving school, water sports, walking, jogging tracks, waterslide, routes for cyclists, gym / fitness

Gastronomic offer

restaurants, pizzerias, fast food restorants, saloons

Night life

night club, coctail bar

Additional offer

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

Lopar – 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, sports facilities near the beaches, nudistic beaches, secluded beaches, rich gastronomic offer, rich night and entertaining life in the place, rich cultural life in the place (exibitions, shows, music evenings), place rich with cultural and histirical monuments, interesting diving sites, long cycling routes and walking tracks, possibility for training preparations of sportsmen, special programmes for children and youth holidays, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands, possibility for pilgrimage trip, possibility for getting familiar with the life of people and local customs