Baška Voda

Baska Voda was a small village located around a source of drinking water in the 18th century where the inhabitants of Bast got down from the mountainside. There is a big and famous tourist resort Baska Voda which has 2924 residents. It has the largest number of tourists from all the tourist places of the Makarska Riviera in the main season. The church of St. Lovre was built in 1750. It was very small so a new one was built which was finished and blessed in 1889 as the church of St. Nicholas the protector of travelers and sailors Baska Voda was first mentioned in 1688 on the map of 'Coranelli' as the 'Garden', of a small village living from agriculture and fishing.

Baska Voda has many holiday facilities for recreation on the beach and sea, beautiful pebbly and sandy beaches, various sport facilities, diving schools, places for boaters in the port area and others. The evening and nightlife is rich with entertainment and cultural happenings. There are some very attractive restaurants decorated in a country setting located in the old tavern vantage points with a beautiful view on Baska Voda, the sea and on the islands.