BASKA VODA (42° 21'N; 16° 57'E), village (pop. 1,609 in 1991) and small harbour 5M NW of Makarska.
Approach: Landmark include a round red tower with a column exhibiting a red light at the head of the breakwater and the village church.
Warning: A net extending for about 480m is submerged in front of the bathing area 1M southeast of the cove, about 100m offshore.
Mooring: Both the bora and the sirocco are strongly felt in the bay. The small harbour is protected by a 200m long breakwater (of which only the outward end has been completed). Yachts drawing up to 5m can lie alongside the masonry pier (50m in length). Good holding ground.
Facilities: Post office, medical service. chemist's. Provisions at local shops, water from taps, fuel at the petrol station on the Adriatic highway (about 4km NW).
Modern hotel complex in nearby Basko polje, 3km SE of Baska Voda. In its vicinity a convalescent home for children (Djecje selo).