Rabac is “The Pearl of the Kvarner Bay” and has grown from a small fishing village into one of the most popular holiday destinations in not only Croatia, but the whole of the Mediterranean. The English travel writer Richard Francis Burton, celebrated the beauty of Rabac in the late 1870’s and thousands of tourists have followed in his footsteps to enjoy the tranquil coves, the family-friendly ambience, Blue Flag white-pebbled beaches, superb food, spectacular scenery, wealth of heritage, history and culture, the genuinely warm welcome, and the wide-range of activities. A Rabac vacation home or hotel and the surrounding area have all the right ingredients for a perfect holiday.
Whether you just want to relax by a pool, discover idyllic sandy coves, stroll along a pretty promenade, enjoy a quiet meal, sail around the beautiful Bay, explore historical and cultural treasures, or dance the night away - this is a resort that will suit every mood. Rabac’s mild and sunny climate during the peak season ensures that visitors of all ages, from babies to grandparents, will find many enjoyable pass times to enjoy their holiday here. There is accommodation to suit every budget from Five Star to Two Star Hotels , camping sites or self-catering. Apartments in Rabacare easy to find on the Internet and you will also find some lovely Rabac vacation homes.
The gastronomic delights of Rabac will tickle every palate – from the freshest fish and seafood, to year-round black or
white truffles, to the renowned Istrian Dried Ham made to a secret recipe handed down through generations. It makes a fantastic picnic food or an antipasto treat to start off an alfresco meal at your Rabac vacation home. Eat well because you won’t need to worry about over-indulging. With a wide choice of activities from hiking, canoeing, pool exercise classes, tennis, mini-golf, and water sports -Rabac certainly has a wealth of things to do.
You will not tire of the delights found in Rabac whether you want to lounge by the pool or go exploring there are many experiences and short excursions to keep you busy. During the summer Rabac hosts not only a summer music Festival but also a Sailing Boat Regatta. Take a Rabac apartment near the seafront to be close to the action.
In the hills above Rabac, the old medieval town of Labin is steeped in history and culture. The rich heritage of the city can be traced through the magnificent architectural styles that tell a fascinating story. The Dubrova Sculpture Park situated between Rabac and Labin, is free and is a wonderful place to discover. The whole family can wander through fields of intriguing sculptures, have a picnic or enjoy a snack at the small restaurant in the park.
Staying in a vacation home in Rabac you are not too far from the ancient city of Pula which possesses an impressive first century amphitheatre, which is still used for performances. The administrative hub of Istria has been located in Pula since the time of the Romans, perhaps the symbolic link of the city being built amidst seven hills contributed to the decision to settle a Roman seat of power here.
Pula has the closest airport too. There is a frequent local bus service or you can reach your Rabac holiday homea sea voyage on the Ferry that leaves from Venice. It takes a leisurely four hours. Visitors to Rabac are assured of a genuinely warm and friendly welcome from the local community. This lovely town has all the charm of a small village, whilst offering a versatile and vibrant holiday experience.