Baška is a coastal village located in the south of the island of Krk. The municipality of Baška includes the island of Prvić (the largest uninhabited island in the Adriatic) on the south side of Krk, and with it Baška is covering an area of 101km2. The area of Baška has been inhabited since prehistoric times, in Roman times (2nd century BC), and is especially famous for Croatian history and culture as a source of Croatian literacy through Glagolitism and the Baška Tablet. There are 1674 permanent residents in the Baška area..
Tourism in Baska
Baška is one of the oldest tourist destinations on the island of Krk. In 1908, a swimming pool was opened in Baška, then first one on the island. The first hotel in Baška was open in 1906. The largest beach in the town is Vela plaža, a naturally pebbly beach that stretches to 1800m. Vela plaža beach also carries the European Blue Flag for quality. Along the beach there are a variety of amenities including cafes, restaurants, hotels and private accommodation. In addition to Vela plaža, there are a number of smaller, private beaches in the Baška area, most of which are accessible by foot, but some only from the sea.
For lovers of cultural tourism, there are a number of landmarks in the Baška area, the most prominent of which is the church of Sv. Lucius in Jurandvor, the site of the Baška Tablet.
Symbol of Baška
and its landscapes, the bearer of the Blue Flag, offering a beautiful view of
the crystal clear sea, this spacious beach is stretching 2 km along the coastal
promenade in Baška. Suitable for all ages, from children who love to play in
the sandy areas to young people who are having fun sports activities or in the
bars and the elderly who want a break under their beach umbrellas. The beach is
also accessible to people with disabilities.
Listed among 8 most romantic beaches in
Croatia with its sandy sea bed, sandy beach and spectacular surroundings. In
the bay there is a restaurant. Besides the sea path, it is available by a
walking path about 6 km long, which is starting from Baška. If you reach the
beach on foot and you are too tired to return you can also rent a taxi boat
that will take you to your desired location. We recommend bringing your camera
with you because the view from here is breathtaking.
Just 10 minutes walk from Vela Luka, there is Mala. In the area between
Vela and Mala Luka, in the area called Bosar, there was a Roman settlement. The
little harbor is surrounded by grasslands and sheep, and you will often have
the opportunity to see a shepherd guiding them. Also nearby is the Corinthia
Fort, from which you will enjoy beautiful views of both bays.
Bunculuka Camping Resort
Just minutes from the center of Baška,
Bunculuka is a naturist camp located in a secluded cove among pine trees. Pets
are welcome at the camp. There are many pebble beaches in a quiet locations. The
camp offers numerous entertaining contents. Located in preserved nature, this
camp offers a truly carefree holiday.
This beautiful wild bay can be reached on
foot by footpath nr. 13 from Baška (southwest of the camp) or by boat. There is
also a small restaurant that is only open during the summer months. This cove
is ideal for spending a night on boat, due to its safety.
In addition to
these beaches, Baska also offers: Konjic, Vrženica, Jablanovo, Storišće andDubna beaches,as well as Škuljica, Palada, Spiljna, Mudraki, Iškrinja. Many can
be reached on foot, but some require a boat or taxi boat. To Vrženica it takes
about 20 minutes to walk from the camp Banculuka and Jablanovo beach is a
little closer. After Vrženica it is possible to reach other bays like Dubna or
Konjska, but it takes about 1 hour to walk.