The Croatian island of Zlarin is located in the Sibenik, at the shore of Northern Dalmatia in the Adriatic Sea and spans about ten kilometers. Commonly referred to as the Golden Island, its population ranges between 1500 people in summer to a peak low of 276 inhabitants in winter. The island has a magnificent flora consisting mostly of vast pine and Cyprus vegetation cover, which covers the majority of the island. Its wildlife consists mainly of hedgehogs and hares. The island is very green and environmentally friendly which is a fact evidenced by the absence of motor vehicle traffic normally responsible for emitting harmful gases to the atmosphere. Zlarin boasts a rich Celtic, Roman and Christian heritage dating back as far as the fifteenth century as portrayed by the beautiful architecture of its ancient churches.
In summer the island of Zlarin blooms like a flower and tourists flock to this Dalmatian island mostly by sea and their numbers quickly come to outnumber the locals. Its inhabitants dress in their local regalia and golden jewellery unique to the island and an interesting fact about the traditional costume of the island is that the ladies costume includes a concealed dagger. Carnivals in praise of their sailors who have sailed the seven seas in traditional triangular sailed vessels abound throughout the year. If you do not want miss this out, make sure to book your Zlarin accommodation in time!
A huge number of islands belongs to Croatia: 1244! Only 47 of them are inhabited. These islands are also popular holiday islands:
The magnificent jewellery of this island is unique, the mining of the corals predates to the early fourteenth and fifteenth century with long history of carvings sold as antiques. The maglite torch owes its discovery to this remarkable islet. If you want to experience an authentic taste of Croatian lifestyle, the best way is to stay in Zlarin accommodation in modern and fully furnished Zlarin apartments with the latest appliances and situated only a few metres away from natural beaches and swimming resorts. Modern Zlarin apartments are also a great way to live out your holiday dreams on the beautiful island of Zlarin. They are designed to give the customers maximum relaxation as they are located within close proximity to the sea to allow you to breathe in the sea air and feel the gentle, relaxing sea breezes. The majority of these properties are designed to house large groups, therefore Zlarin accommodation is ideal if you are travelling with family or friends.You can book Zlarin apartments that have swimming pools, gardens or green houses and are fenced so as to allow for privacy while holding outdoor events like parties and barbeques. There is a Zlarin holiday apartment to cater for the needs, tastes and budgets of all.