Stara Baska is situated in the southwestern part of the island, and stretches about 2 km along the coast. There is inhabited 112 people, and the place belongs to the municipality Punat. Inhabitants are mainly engaged in tourism, fishing, sheep farming and beekeeping which is favored by an abundance of aromatic Mediterranean herbs.
Stara Baška is populated in the 14th
century when the refugees from the Turks, moved there.
Tourism in Stara Baska
Stara Baska is a unique place on the island due to the specific karst relief. Through the place leads one road in some parts very narrow. In the summer months along the road above Stara Baska can be seen many parked vehicles on the road. Specifically, before entering the village, there are many beaches, but are accessible only on foot. The sea is very clean and the beaches are rocky, pebbly and sandy.
At the entrance to the Stara Baska is camping site, and the road ends at a port where are situated restaurants and panison's. There's no built hotels and private apartments and rooms are dominating.
Stara Baska offers a wonderful panoramic view of the islands of Cres, Rab and part of the island Krk.
Stara Baska is the ideal choice for an active vacation for its macadame roads that lead through the island's highest peak, Obzova, all the way to Baska.