Apartment is located on island of Losinj, in the center of Mali Losinj town, only 5 minutes walk to the nearby shops, restaurants and the main town square, but yet it is situated in quiet neighborhood.
The apartment contains 1 bedroom, kitchen/living room with pullout couch, bathroom, and terrace. Apartment features fully equipped kitchen with microwave, TV, wireless internet, and is fully air-conditioned. Living room/kitchen area opens out to terrace with outdoor seating area overlooking the garden. This apartment accommodates 3 persons- 2 persons in the bedroom and 1 person on the pullout couch in the living room area. It is only 5 minutes drive, or (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) min walk to any of the surrounding beaches!
Town of Mali Losinj is located in the Augusta bay, on the island of Losinj, the biggest naturally protected bay on these islands. It’s beginnings date back to 12th Century, when twelve Croatian families came to the island and formed a settlement in the bay of St. Martin. The first settlers were farmers who later on turned to fishing, showed interest in maritime business and shipbuilding. Gradually the settlement moved to the actual Mali Lošinj harbor. The golden years of Mali Lošinj were in 19th century thanks to the sea and shipbuilding. But once the positive effect of Lošinj's mild climate on people's health was discovered, it turned Mali Losinj to new industry of tourism, and the new period in Lošinj's history began. Today Mali Lošinj is one of the main tourist resorts in the Adriatic, famous and recognized all over Europe by tourists who keep on visiting it again and again.
Among all the Adriatic islands Krk, Cres and Lošinj hold the greatest variety of plants, about (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) species. Most of these plants are rare species which grow in limited numbers only here and nowhere else in the world. The island of Lošinj is covered in pine trees spreading down to the sea. The waters of Lošinj are famous for dolphins. More than 150 of them have been identified and each of them has been given a name. Scientist of the Adriatic project 'Dolphin' have been intensively caring for dolphins and studying their behavior.This dolphin research is one of the oldest in the Mediterranean. The dolphins can survive only in clean sea environment and it is hoped that the public will continue their good work to protect clean waters of Losinj archipelago.
Losinj has mild Mediterranean climate. The average summer air temperature is 24'C and the average winter temperature 7'C. The winter sea temperature never falls below 12'C and in summer it is no higher than 27'C.
Having about 2,580 hours of sun, Lošinj is one of the sunniest places in Europe. Its climate is most favorable for the treatment of the bronchial asthma and respiratory allergic diseases.
The Church of St. Martin dates back to (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) , and it is found on today’s cemetery, where the history of Losinj may be read. Priests that once served in this church where glagolitic, and next to their priestly activities they also served as notary publics and assisted the locals with drafting of the wills, agreements etc. The parochial church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary and the plaza date back to (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) The church has three naves; on the altar there are the relics of St. Romuald and the painting of the birth of Virgin Mary. Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary (Annunziata), built in (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) and enlarged in (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) is located in Cikat bay. On the spot where it was built, sail boats were coming in and leaving Losinj. Today, if a ship is passing by the cape of Annunziata and it sounds with a siren as a greeting, it is known that the captain is from Losinj. Numerous villas of the Austrian aristocracy are also located in Cikat bay as well as the monument to Ambroz Haracic, professor of the maritime school and researcher of the island’s flora and fauna. You may also visit the church of St. Nicholas from (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) dedicated to St. Nicholas the bishop patron of sailors and travelers, and monument to Josip Kasman, world-renowned opera singer born in Mali Losinj, which is located in the town. And last, but not least, ‘Apoksiomen’ was recently discovered in the waters of Losinj , it is a bronze sculpture, representing a Greek athlete in its natural size, around (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) years old.
The Cres Lošinj Arcipelago is situated in Kvarner Bay which consists of 36 islands and islets and is considered to be the biggest archipelago in the Adriatic.
You can explore the surrounding islands from Mali Losinj every day on board the local ship or one of many excursion boats, or you may just relax and enjoy one of many clear water beaches Mali Losinj has to offer!
Have a wonderful holiday! :)
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