Rožat is located close to the Adriatic tourist road between the villages of Komolac and Prijevor. Rožat is located on the north coast of the Rijeka Dubrovačka bay, and is about 5 kilometers northwest of the city of Dubrovnik.
In the village people engaged with fishing, tourism and agriculture.
In Rožat there is one Catholic church and the Franciscan Monastery of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Our Lady of Visitation). It was built in 1393 by the Bosnian Franciscans.
- "Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011, First Results by Settlements" (HTML). Statistical Reports (in Croatian and English) (Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics) (1441). June 2011. ISSN 1332-0297. Retrieved 2012-07-05.