Baška is by far the most attractive tourist resort of the island of Krk and one of the most beautiful pearls of the Adriatic. A place that is shown on the cover of tourist magazines and whose beauty arouses the attention of visitors from all over the world.
Baška is the administrative, cultural and social centre of the Baška Municipality, which includes more than a thousand five hundred inhabitants who live in four settlements. Geographically, it is situated in a natural valley with typical Mediterranean landscape, among the fertile olive groves, grapes and pine trees in the southeast of the island of Krk.
Baska has the characteristics of a Mediterranean climate with pleasant spring, warm summers with little rainfall and mild autumn and windy winters. In the summer months, the sea temperature in Baška reaches an average of 25 °C, allowing a bathing season from May to October.
This place has for a long been known as a combination of incredible natural beauty and diversity, rich cultural and historical heritage and excellent tourist and gastronomic offer. The symbol of Baška's recognizability is certainly the beach Vela plaža, one of the largest and most beautiful pebble beaches in the Adriatic. This unique, semi-circular shape, in length of 1,800 meters, is characterized by incredible cleanliness, a gentle slope and a sandy-rocky structure of the seaside, which ensures that the weaker swimmers and children can safely enjoy summer. Beside that, Baška abounds with thirty beautiful pebble beaches that can be reached by boat or on foot.
The exceptional relief, geological and climatic conditions of this region have led to the development of numerous noble cultures such as grapevines, figs, olives and many rare plant species.
In addition, since ancient times, Baška has been known for its famous Baška tablet, the characteristic architecture of the old local core, remains of Roman settlement and numerous sacral cultural monuments such as Church of St. Marko, then the church of St. John the Baptist and the Church of St. Lucia.
The aforementioned natural and historical-cultural landmarks have been associated with numerous tourist facilities such as water and dry sports and recreational activities, music and dance festivals, tasting of autochthonous gastronomy and many social and cultural manifestations.
Due to the continuous growth of visitors, Baška has abundant tourist and hospitality facilities of high standards, from excellent hotels and camps, and private accommodation to restaurants, to beach bars and nightclubs. Because of the aforementioned features it gives a strong impression on everyone and is considered one of the best destinations on the Croatian coast.