Baska Voda is situated beneath the magnificent mountain range of Biokovo. It is famous for its pebble beaches surrounded by dense pine tree forest. According to the archeological findings, this area was inhabited 4000 years BC and the principal reason of the inhabitation of the area of Baska Voda has been the spring of drinking water. The name Baska Voda is first mentioned in 1688 and the first public building in this area was the late baroque church of St. Lovre. Besides agriculture, the locals were involved in fishing and marine.
The famous historical monuments are the church of St. Lovre (late baroque building from 1750, built upon the foundation of an antique building), St. Nikola church (built in 1889 in a neoromantic style and holds the valuable stained glass by Josip Botteri Dini, as well as the Stations of the Cross by Josip Bifel), St. Roko church (dates back to the 15th century and was built in the gothic style), Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (dates back to 1636 and was built in the late baroque style), Church of All Saints (from 1999), statue o St. Nikola and many other.
If you would like to get acquainted with the turbulent past of Baska Voda, visit the archeological museum of collections, Malacological museum and the MGD gallery. Sports lovers can enjoy football, tennis, handball, basketball, bowling, beach volleyball, parasailing, mountain biking, walking, paragliding, hiking, free climbing, windsurfing, water skiing, diving and other activities. During summer, countless festivities are organized in Baska Voda, such as the fishermen nights, evenings of Dalmatian folk songs, folklore evenings and different concerts. Those who want to have fun until the early morning hours can visit one of many nightclubs on the beach or on numerous dance balconies. If you want to explore the surroundings of Baska Voda, you can go on one-day excursions. Go and visit the beauties of the nature park Biokovo (15km), beauties of the Cetina canyon (25km), Medugorje sanctuary, Blue and Red Lake as well as the Velika Gubavica waterfall. If you are a gastronomy enthusiast and want to savor the Dalmatian cuisine and different specialties of this region, visit some of the numerous restaurants such as “King”, “Mars”, “Putnik”, “Palma” and the tavern “As”.
Relax and forget all your worries in the shade of palm trees and pines, during a leisurely stroll along the sea, in the company of those you love. Inhale and fill your lungs with health, plunge into the fragrance of dew on pine needles, grape leaf, olives and palms. Discover why long ago it was written that here even a dying man comes to life again!