Island Krk is full with reach mediterian vegetation, beautifull sandy and stoned beaches, cristal transparent sea water warm over the whole summer season. The most beautifull beaches on the island lie along the way from Punat to Stara Baška place. Some of them are reachable only from the see by the boat and some you can approach from the road park...more
Kosljun is small island only 200 meters from Punat. You can visit the island with fast taxi boats from Punat, price is around 2,00 Euro. On the island is situated Franciscan monastery. Archives and library in monastery contain over 20,000 volumes, some of which are invaluable rare copies. There is also impressive ethnographic museum, a natural...more
A great and cheap restaurant in the Punat downtown, with excellent yummy food (in HUGE quantities!), extremely kind personnel and VERY FAST service! It is an old socialist style restaurant, which gives it an additional charm. I thought these were banished from Croatia, but apparently people have a hard time letting go of the old habits. ;) Good for...more
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Although I haven't exposed myself to the sun at all (staying in the shadow or undr a hat all the time), the sun was burning, radiation is immense! Not even the sunblock sunscreen protection in the shadow could save me from getting pinkish, and later tanned. God knows what would have happened without it, and staying directly exposed to the sun! So beware, do not stay out of the shadow and without a sunblock, otherwise you'll boil & burn, and they might serve you as a main course!
Also, avoid peak heat hours...
Just before entering Punat, coming from Krk, there is this old church from the 12th century, just beside the road! It is totally misplaced, or rather, the town and road around it are misplaced, because it fits perfectly into the scenery, but not into the modern structures around!
Being at the sea, Punat offers variety of sports, beginning with the usual sea/water sports such as waterski, scuba diving, windsurf, snorkeling, swimming, boating, canoeaing, to paragliders, hiking, sailing...