Visiting the island feels like visiting a museum of ancient houses, dry stone walls, unusual costumes and very old local dialect.
The only village on the island also called Susak where houses are nestled around the large, sandy bay.
The terrace dwellings are tightly packed together, the streets are narrow and calm with no traffic. All streets here lead to the beach and small fisherman’s port.
Several ancient remains are here to be seen – the 11th-century monastery and castle, as well as large and beautiful the parish church.
The island features a large sandy beach right in the very centre of the village. The island is a popular holiday destination among families with small children, toddlers and babies as well as among diving and snorkeling enthusiasts.
Yellow sandy beach, crystal clear waters, stunning seascape scenery and the almost endless coastline is what brings people here to visit and explore this lovely island and its untouched nature. This is one of the must-see islands of thousand and more in Croatia.
Getting to Susak
The island is connected by ferries from Rijeka, Pula, Zadar and Mali Losinj. It is popular among the day-trippers from the nearby island of Losinj which is just half an hour ferry ride from the island. Susak is a traffic-free island, the only allowed vehicle is a bicycle. No cars are allowed.