Losinj is a Croatian island in the northern part of the Adriatic Sea, in the Gulf of Kvarner. It is located south of the port city of Rijeka, and is believed to have been inhabited since prehistoric times.
Mali Losinj - a city in the southern part of the island, which is a famous base for yacht charter in Croatia. Located 50 miles above the Kornati Islands in the Adriatic. The island is full of history with the remains of the Bronze Age and various Roman villas in Otok Lošinj. Tourism has been influential on the island since the 19th century. The main settlement is in Mali Losinj.
Mali Losinj is the largest island city on the Adriatic, historically famous for its shipbuilding and contribution to the marine traditions of the region. A charming place to rent and sail along the island of Losinj and to the neighboring islands of Cres, Pag and Rab or go on a cruise to the smaller and less crowded islands of Unie, Ilovik, Susak, Silba and Premud. These beautiful islands have clear water, great bays for shelter , short distances between them and mostly ideal conditions for swimming. You will understand why Croatia is famous for its natural beauty.
Favorable climatic conditions and excellent tourist infrastructure make it a place where you can return. Mali Losinj, with its superb marina, is located in the most protected part of Lošinj Bay. There are several marinas and harbors on the island of Losinj , an ideal region for renting a boat and sailing in the northern Adriatic.
Northern Croatia has a temperate continental climate, and pleasant Mediterranean weather throughout the Adriatic coast . Sailing conditions are generally good, with a prevailing maestral wind friendly to sailboats. In summer, boron usually blows only for a few hours, but sometimes it can last up to a day or two. It can be extremely strong in the Kvarner area and sometimes unpredictable. Weather forecasts and recommendations are available at the marinas and harbors in the area.
Here is excellent diving, and in the local city there are many shops, supermarkets, Internet cafes, pharmacies, as well as a vegetable and fish market and Wi-Fi access points. There is a very friendly tourist office who will be happy to provide you with detailed information about the neighboring islands in the region. Mali Losinj is also a great port for arranging yacht charter on the Kornati Islands, which are located 50 miles to the south.
Tourists who want to feel the freedom of swimming and relax, bask in the sun and enjoy a beautiful day with a gentle breeze, touching and soothing the skin, should at least once try boat rental in Mali Losinj. At least 30% of your time in a tourist town should be spent on a boat. This is a favorite pastime for most tourists. The best time to visit, rent a boat in Mali Losinj and swim in warm and calm waters is from April to June and from September to November. The city is sunny and warm, but not too hot. In general tourism statistics, June is considered the busiest month of the year, followed by July and April.
Losinj Island is connected by a bridge with the island of Cres. To get to the island of Cres, there is a ferry from the mainland in Brestovo to Porozina; or a ferry from Walbiski, the island of Krk to Merag on the island of Losinj. A regular catamaran line runs between Rijeka and Mali Losinj throughout the year .
The fastest way to get to Mali Losinj for tourists is by air. A tourist destination has its own airport; It saves a lot of time and money. Losinj Airport operates all year round , but it is the busiest during peak season - from April to June and from September to November.
There are regular bus lines between Rijeka and Mali Losinj; and Mali Losinj in Zagreb, as well as Ljubljana during the summer. Rijeka International Airport is located on the island of Krk, about 80 km from the city of Mali Losinj. Near Mali Losinj there is a sports airport with 40 seats.