The astonishing shores of Croatia offer countless opportunities for those who wish to take a bath or do water sports. Family-friendly site, nudist beach, or simply the untouched nature itself. Everyone can find a suitable spot. Most of the constructed beaches have blue flag rating, which guarantees the quality of the sea, security, and services.
The Losinj island is among the places with the most sunshine in Europe. Wonderful landscape, subtropical greenery, and mostly untouched nature welcome visitors. The island’s herb-scented air is very healthy. Come and take a breath of this aromatic, medical, salty sea vapour!
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About Mali Losinj
The island of Losinj is one of the most interesting islands in Croatia. Its largest settlement and tourist centre, Mali Losinj, is among the most significant in the Croatian archipelago. It’s a Mediterranean town with an amazing location and a pleasant atmosphere. Its port lies right next to the Privlaka alley creating a picturesque view. To its right and left there’s a line of cafes and inns with terraces. By evening milling crowds, the sunset, and rocking fishing boats create a gorgeous view.
There’s a long, wide promenade with many narrow, cobbled streets around it. You’ll find plenty of sights near the port as well. Two shopping centres and many fruit and vegetable shops offer their products. There’s also a 30 km long bikeway of medium difficulty, that touches nearby gulfs and bath spots. The designated tourist paths on the island also provide great hiking opportunities.
The first bottlenose dolphin reservation of the Adriatic Sea is also on here on the island with 120 dolphins.
Beaches in Mali Losinj
Several wonderful beaches, gulfs, and sections of shore on the Losinj island provide the opportunity for relaxation. The beaches are typically pebbly, stony, or concrete. It’s useful to buy a pair of beach sandals, and a thicker mattress. Most places have playgrounds and rentable equipment, as well as diving, surf, and tennis schools, and water-ski, or jet ski for rent.
Dogs are not allowed everywhere, but the island has 8 dog-friendly beaches. These have bins and bags as well. One of them is Veli Zal Beach.The beaches in Mali Losinj are west and southwest to the centre, hiding between stunning, slope cliffs in romantic little gulfs.
Veli Ẑal Beach
The Veli Ẑal Beach and sports centre which is on the list of the 20 best Croatian beaches in Suncana Uvala (Sunny Gulf). Lying under the shadow of pine trees, it’s a section of the shore where the sea deepens slowly making it ideal for families with children. The beach also has lifeguards for security. It’s a beach with blue flag rating suitable for disabled people as well. It provides great sports opportunities and many entertaining, kid-friendly programs. There’s a huge aqua park here as well. The hotels are located above the beach along the beautiful seaside promenade.
Beach in the Gulf of Čikat
The beach in the Gulf of Čikat is only a kilometre from the city centre. Here you’ll find long, sandy sections. The Gulf of Krivica often appears in Croatian advertisements due to its unique beauty.
The Valdarke beach with its beautiful panorama and the Kadin, a rocky and concrete beach surrounded by nice greenery are both near Mali Losinj.
Blue flag award in Croatia
In Croatia, beaches that deserve it get blue flag award. The blue flag is the sign of clean sea, quality construction, and constant maintenance of the environment. They overview the sites constantly so that the rating is always up-to-date. Owners have to keep up to the high standards by maintaining and developing, or otherwise, they lose the rating.
Either if you wish for an adventure in the pure nature, discovering hidden beaches with a boat, or just some sunbathing with your family, you’ll find paradise on the island of Losinj. The charming environment and countless pastime opportunities provide carefree relaxation. Once you taste it, you’ll want to come back forever.