Supetarska Draga continues
on the Mundanije valley and embraces the bay on both sides.
It is divided on Upper and
Lower Draga. The word "draga" here meaning the bay although can mean a
The name derives the meaning
after the name of the church of St. Peter, located next to it.
Locals in Draga have always
been turned to sea more than the others on the island. Many are sailors.
It is no wonder that the
ACI Marina and crane settled right there in the sheltered bay which is
as a nesting place and
winter home for migrant birds.
Boaters like it a lot as
they can quickly reach little uninhabited islets Maman, Srednjak and Sailovac,
while other tourists spend
their holidays in numerous pensions and apartments.
This 3 nave basilica is the
oldest benedictine church on Rab, built in 1059. in a clean romanesque
next to the benedictine
monastery ( it does not exist any more).
This monastery was founded
by Rab Bishop Drago who confirmed the possesions with the croatian King
Petar Kresimir IV in 1071.
St. Peters' is one of the best preserved romanesque churches in their
shape on the eastern coast
of Adriatic and attracts many religious people as well as art and architecture
Accommodation in Supetarska
Draga: Motel Zlatni zalaz, private
Gonar in Donja S.Draga, a
must for every gourmand, try food traditionally prepared "pod peku"
- old fashioned baking in
the the clay pot under ember.
Other excellent are Gurman,
Billy As, Mare, Belveder, Agava and Motel 'Zlatni zalaz' owned by Holjar
which has one of the most
fantastic sunset views on the Adriatic.