Mali Lošinj is the largest town on the island and the Adriatic islands, and with 7 000 inhabitants the biggest island town in the Adriatic. It is a significant nautical port because it is located on a sea faring route between Istria and Dalmatia, and is one of the main tourist and maritime centres in the Croatian Adriatic.
The healthy effects of the island's climate, the warm sea, beautiful bays and excellent infrastructure mean that is ranked as one of Europe's top tourist destinations. The very clean and aromatic air has healing effects on the respiratory system, so visitors like to stay here throughout the year.
In the islands fragrant gardens, visitors can learn about the rich flora of the island, and there are several attractive promenades that go through the forest park Čikat. Lošinj's Apoksiomen, a bronze statue from 1 to 2 B.C. was found in the sea near Lošinj and by the end of 2011 it will be permanently exhibited in the museum at Kvarner Palace.
One of the most beautiful, most sunny and cleanest beaches in Mali Losinj is Sunčana uvala, which has a pine wood beside it where you can find hotels, and beautiful walking and jogging trails. Lošinj archipelago is famous for its dolphins who like to live here, and you can even "adopt” one.
The Island of Lošinj is part of the Cres-Lošinj island group, the largest island group on the Croatian Adriatic.
The therapeutic effect of the sea and herbs, sport and recreation, mountain climbing, walking in nature, a rich history and of course comfortable accommodation, excellent cuisine and kind hosts make Lošinj the ideal place during all parts of the year.
Lošinj will impress you with its numerous churches and works of art. The most impressive is the antic bronze statue of the Greek athlete Apoxyomenos in his natural size, found in the waters of Lošinj, approximately 2000 years old, which will be exhibited in Lošinj in 2010.
Discover and experience the magic of this unique island which has enchanted its visitors year after year.
Welcome to Lošinj !