Rajska plaza (Paradise beach)
crystal clear adriatic Sea laps the unspoilt and diverse
shores of the island that make the whole island a unique
seaside resort. The island offers a beach to everyone s
taste: rocky beach, peble beach and sandy beaches like a
famous "Paradise beach" at the Lopar holiday resort.
Lopar is a picturesque tourist place, the furthermost village
on the island, situated in a fertile valley approximately
14 km away from the old town of Rab.
2km long sandy Paradise Beach (Rajska plaza) is one
of the most famous beaches on the Adriatic. The finest of
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 are attracted. Due to the shallow sea
level, the beach is perfect for inferior swimmers, children
and elderly people. Near the beach there is San Marino hotels
village and the biggest camping on the island, as well as
many private apartments to rent.
Sandy shallow waters are long and it takes about 500 m until
the sea comes half the waist of an adult on this, in summer
quite crowded beach. In the vicinity there is a large sports
centre containing a variety of playing fields and courts
(tennis, football, basketball, volleyball), minigolf, table
tennis, water slide and a variety of other water sports
activities. The beach has restaurants, bars, life-guards,
life-saving equipment, first-aid equipment, facilities for
the disabled, rental facilities, recycable waste facilities,
catering facilities, phones, etc. The life-guards are present
from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The beach has been honored by Blue Flag award.
A short walk from Lopar there are other sandy beaches, some
of them used by naturists, with Sahara,
Ciganka and Stolac being the most beautiful and popular.