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Top Choice Museum in Veli Lošinj

Lošinj Marine Education Centre

A companion piece to the practical conservation work of Blue World, this enlightening attraction aims to educate locals and visitors about the marine environment and the threats it's facing. Inside this swanky moder…
Top Choice Croatian in Cres Town

Konoba Bukaleta

Cres lamb gets top billing at this down-to-earth village restaurant, which has been run by the same family for well over three decades. Try the lamb breaded, grilled or roasted on the spit, or tuck into homemade gno…
Top Choice Italian in Veli Lošinj

Bora Bar

Truffle heaven, this casual-chic restaurant, Veli Lošinj's best, has an Italian chef and a passion for the mysterious fungi. Feast on delicious homemade pasta with a generous shaving of truffle, and finish with pann…
Top Choice Beach in Lubenice

Lubenice Beach

One of Kvarner’s most remote and beautiful beaches, this secluded cove is accessed by following a steep path through the scrub. The 45-minute descent is a breeze, but coming back up is more of a challenge (you might…
Top Choice Beach in Veli Lošinj

Krivica Beach

If you only want to hit one beach, drive 5km to the turn-off for Krivica. It’s a 30-minute descent from the parking area to this idyllic, sheltered bay, which is ringed by pine trees. The water is emerald tinged and…
Seafood in Mali Lošinj

Restaurant Rosemary

This terrific, welcoming little place does fishy accents in all manner of guises, from pasta with truffles and fish to a perfectly executed tuna tartar. The homemade bread and pretty garden setting are other pluses.
Beach in Beli

Beli Beach

An archetypal Adriatic beach – secluded, wonderfully quiet and strewn with pebbles – 130m below the pretty village of Beli.
Island in Lošinj Island


Tiny, car-free Susak i s a popular day trip from Mali Lošinj. A thick layer of fine sand blankets the underlying limestone, creating excellent beaches. The island’s unusual culture makes it particularly interesting.…
Museum in Mali Lošinj

Fritzy Palace

The largest branch of the three-headed Lošinj Museum (the others are in Osor and Veli Lošinj), this grand mansion houses a trio of distinct collections: a moderately interesting set of mainly 17th- and 18th-century …
Island in Lošinj Island


The largest of the islands close to Mali Lošinj, Unije has an undulating landscape that abounds with Mediterranean shrubs, pebble beaches and numerous coves and inlets. The island’s only settlement is a picturesque …