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Tourism in Lošinj
The island of Lošinj is surrounded by beautiful beaches and clear blue sea. Sailing around Lošinj you can see a certain species of dolphin which lives in Lošinj´s aquatory. A true sight for sore eyes! Aforementioned hotel Vespera**** is ideal for families while hotel Aurora**** is perfect for those who want to enjoy many splendid wellness facilities. Luxurious hotel Bellevue***** will be perfect for those who want to stay in a 5 star hotel on the island. On a beautiful green peninsula you will find the Resort Vitality Punta which is divided in two parts: Vitality Punta hotel**** and Vitality Punta apartments****. Those who want to spend their holidays in a smaller hotel we recommend they do so in Boutique hotel Alhambra*****.
History and culture of Lošinj
In ancient times the Cres and Lošinj archipelago was known as the Apsyrtides. The name is derived from that of mythical hero Apsyrtus. Churches, monasteries, Renaissance buildings, basilicas and remnants from the ancient times can be found all over the island. The discovery of the famous sculpture by Lizipos, a well-known sculptor from the 4th century BC, presenting Apoxyomenos, a Greek athlete, which was found in 1991 in the Lošinj underwater also testifies to the rich cultural life of the island.
Mali Lošinj - Is the largest town and is the main harbor on the island. Positioned in the biggest closed bay of the island it represents the biggest island settlement in the Adriatic.Most of the accommodation capacities are located in or near Mali Lošinj.
Veli Lošinj - Is situated in a small narrow sheltered bay on the southeast side of Lošinj island at the foot of St. John´s hill. Following the narrow streets of Veli Lošinj we enter a bye-gone era of sumptuous villas, which belonged to former captains. There are 80 different types of plants scattered around the villa gardens. Veli Lošinj is home to both Vitality Punta Hotel**** as well as Vitality Punta apartments****.