Island of Osljak
The island of Osljak has a surface area of 0.5 km2, 2 kilometres of shoreline and just half a Nautical Mile distance from the Preko, on island of Ugljan. The Island of Osljak is the tiniest populated island at the Adriatic Sea, on which just a couple of aged locals reside. It has a shielded surroundings where olives, pinewoods and cypresses provide shadow to the stony beaches. The aged fishing harbor with a church from the 5th century is among the most picturesque locations in the entire Croatia. The walking path all around the island is 2 kilometres in length, it goes by a lighthouse and the leftovers of an ancient wind mill, and it is a real satisfaction for all those who take pleasure in taking a walk. Island of Osljak is just couple of kilometers far from a 3000 years old town of Zadar, with it's fascinating offer of numerous festivals and gatherings.
Osljak is the area where you'll be wakening up in a comfy apartment with the view on a sea and where you'll take pleasure in the fragrance of Mediteranian plants and delightful taste of home made dishes. To the place where you'll be wakening up in a comfortable room with the view on a sea and where you'll enjoy the smell of Mediteranian herbs and delicious taste of homemade meals. As a result of its exceptional charm, natural variety and the preservation of the island, this place is classified to the group of natural parks. The beaches are really wide, so that every guest can search for his ideal place on the beach, from stony to pebbly parts. Island is strongly recommended for those people searching for thrill, for family groups with little kids and for romantic couples.
Settled in the close neighborhood of the town of Preko (on the island of Ugljan), Osljak provides you many opportunities for entertainment (running, scuba diving or just unwinding on the beach). The island itself is an illustration of old-fashioned Mediterranean design. The church of St. Mary from the 6th century is located here, in addition to the well-known windmill originating from the 16th century. There's one small restaurant on the island, and stores you can find in close-by towns Zadar and Preko. The island is linked to the Zadar and island of Ugljan by ferryboat that goes 4 times a day.