The island of Lošinj is situated off the coast of Croatia, and is another Adriatic gem ready to be explored. Lošinj used to be joined to its neighbouring island of Cres, until the Romans dug a channel to allow passage between the two islands. It is situated in the northern part of the Adriatic Sea, in the Gulf of Kvarner, and is due south of the city of Rijeka. Although only small, there is a handful of towns on the island where its permanent population of around 8,000 ihbaitants primarily live. All of these cater more or less for tourists, and there is the standard range of seaside facilities on offer. Restaurants and cafes allow visitors to Island Lošinj holiday rentals to sample the local cuisine, with the seafood especially good. If staying on the coast is your idea of a perfect summer holiday, Spain boasts many beautiful summer holiday resorts dotted all along its winding golden coastlines, take a look at the very popular L'Escala Holiday Villas.
Villas in Lošinj - the ideal place to sit back, relax and unwind
Until the advent of tourism, which has altered the landscape of the island for good, most of the population were farmers or fishermen. However, despite developments to cater for tourists, the beaches on the island are still beautiful, and it is sometimes possible to see dolphins in the waters offshore. The island is part of the Lošinj Archipelago of islands, and a small nature reserve here helps to protect the dolphins' habitat. There is also a day set aside especially in August to celebrate these remarkable animals. The coastline of the island is approximately 33 kilometres long and it is no surprise that there are several venues where visitors to Lošinj holiday villas can learn to scuba dive. There are also some venues which offer a short trip in a sailing ship, where guests can learn the ropes as a sailor. Why not try out a new sport in a completey different climate and terrain? Take a look at our selection of Meribel Les Allues Chalets and consider trying your hand at a whole host of fun winter sports such as dog sledging, alpine skiing, aqua gym, snow shoeing, snow-mobile and figure skating.
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Guests in Lošinj villa rentals who prefer to keep their feet dry can rent bicycles to explore the island in the main town. The local airport also offers short fifteen minute flights over the local area, which offers great perspectives on the local coastline. Many people staying in Island Lošinj holiday rentals may want to take the short trip to the neighbouring island of Cres. This is now officially the largest of Croatia's Adriatic islands, and it enjoys a reputation for its unspoilt and rugged beauty. Olive groves and charming towns and villages dot its landscape. As a base from which to explore the local coastline, a stay in Island Lošinj holiday rentals is hard to beat. A great destination in its own right, the island also affords great opportunities to explore the rest this enchanting and inviting part of the Adriatic. On the hunt for other destinations which are perfect to visit with the kids? Look no further than Tåsinge Holiday Lettingsy, a bit chillier and windier, but with a fascinating history and culture to also keep the adults entertained. Another southern European holiday paradise bursting with nature, history and culture is Apulia Holiday Villas.