Baska is a place on the island of Krk, situated in a valley on the southeastern coast of the island. Area of 100km2 is the second largest town on the island. Baška Municipality consists of 4 villages: Baska, Batomalj, Baska Draga and Jurandvor and there live about 1660 inhabitants. Driving from the Krk bridge, Baska is the southernmost destination on the island, but no less well known or visited.
Specifically, Baska has been inhabited since prehistoric times when people lived in caves until the very day when Baska is very popular tourist destination with a rich history. Particularly interesting are the Baska tablet written in the Glagolitic script, which is a significant monument of Croatian literacy. Replica can be seen in the church of Sv. Lucy in Jurandvor, near Baška.
Tourism in Baska
Tourism in Baska has a tradition for over 100 years with the opening of the first hotel and beach in 1908th. Founder of tourism in Baska is Emil Geistlich who brought the first visitors, Czechs.
What the guests from other countries attracted then as now, are the beaches. There are about thirty pebbled beaches, and one of the most attractive and most beautiful is " Great Beach" which stretches along the coast and is 1800 meters long and equipped with all facilities and aqua activities.
Along the beach rises the town with many cafes, bars, shops, restaurants, ancient streets of specific coastal architecture. It should be noted that Baška, beside beautiful beaches and old town, has 14 marked hiking trails and other amenities that allow you to get equally beautiful places like the beach " Vela Luka " and " Mala Luka”.
Regarding the accommodation, the hosts offer a high quality private accommodation in private houses and, of course, hotels which are situated along the beach and boardwalk, whose offer has been completed by the wellness program. The view from almost every hotel and every apartment in private accommodation has magnificent views of the sea and the island Prvic, and on the other side of the beautiful hills surrounding Baska.
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, Sages, 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.