The islands of Ilovik and Sveti Petar are located in Kvarner area in Croatia, on the south of the island Lošinj.
The islands are separated by 2.5 km long and 300 m wide canal. The position of the canal offers a natural barrier
from most winds.
The only village located on the island of Ilovik is also named Ilovik.
The location of Ilovik is ideal, situated in a small bay and protected from the north wind by the uninhabited
islet of St Peter. The coast of Ilovik is easily accessible from all the sides. There are numerous safe
coves, the largest one named Paržine with a sandy beach is on the south eastern side of the island.
Ilovik Google map
The oldest traces of civilization are from the Ilirian tribe Liburni. Visitors can also see evidence of the
presence of the civilization of Ancient Rome on the island. The remains of Roman buildings, mosaics, coins
and sarcophagus, as well as an underwater archaeological site have been located in this area.
The island is covered with Mediterranean vegetation. Throughout the town you will find oleander in various
colours, bougainvillea, palm trees, and two century old eucalyptus trees.
Olive trees and grape vines are cultivated by inhabitants for their personal use.
Over the years, Ilovik has become an increasing popular tourist destination. There are daily excursion
boats from Mali Lošinj during the summer. The main tourist attractions are the church of Sts. Peter and Paul,
the beautifull beaches and the town itself.
The island and the settlement of Ilovik are both well connected with Lošinj and by fast ship with Rijeka.
Ilovik is a perfect place for all those who want a quiet, family vacation. During summer ship lines to Lošinj
There are no hotels on Ilovik, but the accommodation is available in excellent private apartments.
The apartments are fully equiped and the price is very convenient even during the full season.