Baška island Krk

  • BEST KNOWN TOURIST RESORT ON THE ISLAND OF KRK

    Baška is the best known tourist resort on the island of Krk, the Adriatic’s biggest island ( 40.578 ha). Krk’s position in the northern part of the Croatian Adriatic makes it the closest island to Central Europe. Baška’s favourable location has ensured its continuous growth and prosperity, as well as a distinctive place on the tourist scene, making the town one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Adriatic.

    The beginnings of development of tourism in Baška go back to the beginning of 20th century, more precisely to the year 1904.

    The town is located in a gentle valley and in a bay surrounded by vineyards, olive groves and flowering broom, with a picturesque background of the rocky mountains of Velebit and the islet of Prvic, which seem to shelter its unique 1800 m long pebbly beach, justly said to be one of the loveliest in the Adriatic.

    baška Baška beaches, great and small, a special feeling that remains in your memory for the rest of your days. Baška abounds in beaches, some thirty pebbled beaches accessible to swimmers of all ages, while some of them have to be reached on foot or by boat. Still, the biggest and one of the most beautiful is Baška's Vela Plaža, the Great Beach, right in the centre of town, surrounded by bars, restaurants, pizzerias, cafes,hotels, private flats and other things all of which are an integral part of the place's attractions.The Great Beach is a natural pebble beach, 1800 m long, which can take several thousand swimmers with ease. It's particularly suitable for children and non-swimmers.Since 1999, the European Blue Flag has waved on Baška's Great Beach, today a trademark of Baška, as proof of the high quality and standards of the beach.

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