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PROMAJNA

Irresistible encounters of the sun and sea Text: Alma Radoš Photos: Baška Voda Tourist Board

While searching for the most beautiful sunrises, hopeless romantics should be sure to visit Promajna. If you aren't an early riser, don't fret, the sunsets are also magical here. Clean sea and fresh air, perfumed with the scent of pine trees, Mediterranean herbs, and the sea, are the main features of Promajna; Long pebble beaches are a favorite amongst bathers.

Promajna is rich in summer events, amongst which the most attractive one is the Promajna Fisherman's Night, held on August 4, which is dedicated to the National holiday of Victory Day.

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n Promajna, a town located four kilometers south of Baška Voda, the landscape is so enchanting at early dawn that the place got its name for the painted (promaljan) sun above the mighty Biokovo mountain that drops down to the endless sea. Even those who aren't early risers can enjoy the magical encounter of the sun and sea just as much in the fiery shades of the sunset. This former fishing village launched its development of tourism with the construction of the Children's Village, a clinic for respiratory ailments that is currently not in function. However, even today, the area is famous for the clean air enriched with oxygen. Pushed by the wind, it flows down Biokovo, and mixes with the scents of the pines, medicinal Mediterranean herbs, and the clean sea, and positively influences both body and mind.

Positive moods are also affected by relaxing on Promajna's pebble beaches that stretch to the west for four kilometers all the way to Baška Voda. With its many bars and dense pine forest, which offers pleasant shade in the hot summer months, the central beach is perfect for relaxing next to the sea all day long. Besides this beach, which stretches along the entire length of the town, you can also find your favorite spot on the beaches towards Baško Polje, which are equally attractive for swimmers, with smaller crowds.

A tradition of winemaking and olive growing Families with children will enjoy the promenades and playing at the nearby children's playground or in the beautiful park with a fountain. Promajna has also received many awards to prove its

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