At the bottom of the mountain Velebit just 4 kilometers from the town of Karlobag in the beautiful bay is located a tourist resort Ribarica. Few people will know for this pearl of the Croatian coast with a combination of mountains and the sea climate which seems most suitable for people suffering from diseases of respiratory system and heart diseases.

This picturesque little village in the past was a fishing village, and it became quiet and comfortable resting place in which you can really breathe with a full lungs. Ribarica can be proud of its beautiful bays and crystal clear waters, rocky beaches and natural environment with untouched nature in which the peaceful and relaxing holiday is guaranteed.

Only 20 minutes drive away offers mountain air at 1000 meters above sea height - the National Park Northern Velebit, natural advantages of climate and terrain that provide optimal conditions for year-round tourism. In summer swimming and sunbathing, skiing and sledding in winter, in autumn mountaineering and long walks and in the spring photography and the smell of the Velebit herbs.

So Ribarica is surrounded with natural beauty that can provide you with unforgettable images. In addition to the National Park Northern Velebit you can visit National Park Plitvice Lakes (100 km), the National Park Paklenica (50 km), and only 10 km in direction to town Senj there is a place Prizna from which every 30 minutes ferries navigate to the island of Pag and Novalja where you can have fun with the best nightlife on the Adriatic coast (ferry ride takes only 15 minutes).

Very popular destinations in Ličko-Senjska County is the place Smiljan which is the birthplace and memorial center of one of the greatest minds of our time, Nikola Tesla, and is only 40 km away from Ribarica.