Does the name Paradise beach Croatia really fit in with this beach? The only way is to be there. If you are looking for a hundred percent sandy beach, than you can’t go wrong.
It’s true Croatia doesn’t have a large number of sandy beaches, but this one local known as Rajska Plaza (Paradise Beach) is one of the most famous beaches on the Adriatic.
This beach has all requirements what real lovers of sandy beaches expect:
- Fine white sand
- Shallow sand bottom
- Huge sandy beach
- Over 2 km long
- Great choice for families with kids
- Clean and well maintained
- A lot of options for having fun
- Night clubs open until 6 AM
- Too crowded in high season
- It’s not dog friendly beach
- Car parking fee too high
- Not ideal for strong swimmers
Lopar district on Rab island has 22 sandy beaches mostly bordered by pine groves. The most popular are Stolac, Sahara, Sturic and Ciganka. Most of these are dedicated for naturist lovers.
Where’s Paradise Beach Croatia
Rajska plaza (Paradise beach) is located close to Lopar town, a picturesque tourist place, approximately 14 km away from the old town of Rab on the island of Rab. This 2 Km long sandy is one of the most famous beaches on the Adriatic.
The finest sand, shallow, crystal clear and warm sea water (up to 28°C in the Summer months), the greenest pine forest which offers protection and shade are surely just some of the reasons why numerous guests (Italians and Germans) are attracted.
Sandy shallow waters are long and it takes about 500 meters until the sea comes half the waist of an adult on this, in summer very crowded beach.
Due to the shallow sea level, the beach is perfect for non swimmers, children and elderly people. The beach has a number of sport facilities and equipment, as well as lifeguards, lifesaving equipment, first-aid equipment, facilities for the disabled, rental facilities, recyclable waste facilities, catering facilities many more. The beach has been awarded by Blue Flag recognition.
Getting To Paradise Beach Croatia
Island Rab has two car ferry connections, one connecting ferry port Misnjak on the island of Rab with ferry port Stinica on the mainland. This line N° 337 takes only 14 minutes from the mainland to Rab island. Rapska plovidba local ferry company runs this line with ‘Rab‘ car ferry boat.
Another car ferry connects Lopar town with ferry line N° 338 from Valbiska (Krk island). It takes 80 minutes to reach Lopar.
For visitors traveling without car, Jadrolinija company keeps fast catamaran line N° 9309 (2018 schedule) from Rijeka to Rab town, proceeding to Novalja (Pag island).
Accommodation near Paradise Beach
Hotel settlement ‘San Marino’ is situated in the northern part of the Paradise beach Croatia, in a pine forest with a beautiful view to the sea. This resort consists of five hotels, Plaza, Veli Mel, Lopar, Rab and Sahara.
For tourist coming by car, In the southern part of the Paradise beach Croatia, close to the sea, in the shade of pine trees, there is a motor camp ‘San Marino’ with capacity up to 3500 tourists.
The Epario hotel (3 stars) is a family managed located in intimate surroundings, offering a pleasurable stay to all individuals.
It offers only 25 double and 3 single rooms. All rooms are air-conditioned and have wireless internet, TV and telephone. The beach is about 200 meters away and there is also a bakery, pharmacy, greengrocer and supermarket with ATM machine.
This small family-run hotel is very clean and tidy. The owners are friendly and always available, the rooms are neat, clean and very quiet. The city of Rab can be reached by car in 10 minutes.