Punat (1,800 inhabitants) is a municipality that is located on the island of Krk and belongs Primorje-Gorski Kotar county. Punat is situated on the southern coast of the island of Krk. Larger resort on the island is the town of Krk. The name of the town of Punat is mentioned in the fourteenth century, and assumed that the name comes from the Latin word Pons which would in translation meant most to the (assumed) Puntarska connected by a narrow passage from the south. Economic activity places Punat were: vinogradstvo, fishing, olives, sheep breeding, shipbuilding and tourism. Today, almost every family in the town of Punat is engaged in olive growing, livestock breeding and fishing. Sometimes it was important shipyard where they produced wooden brodovi.Punat today has one of the best marinas on the Croatian coast.
Traditionally, on the island of Krk held Days of olives and Regatta Croatia cup, so this place is visited by foreign tourists and outside the tourist season. In front of the town of Punat is situated and the island Kosljun which tourists visit. Punat has plenty of clean beaches and clean parks, apartments and lush vegetation. Sport and recreation and tourism is expressed through diving, surfing, sailing, bowling, mini golf, and tennis). Home-cooked food in the town of Punat is offered in almost all taverns and restaurants (ham, cheese, salted anchovies, lamb, fish and good quality wine), and that is why many cultural and entertainment offers extremely visited.
Sacred objects ( island of Krk ): Church of St.. Peter from the 6th century (located on Kanajt), St. George from the 13th century (in place of Small Karst), SS. Church from the 9th century (in the place Dunat), and St.. Jerome (uvala Zala in Stara Baska).
Charm Punat give indigenous stone houses Mediterranean style buildings, which are compacted in a small narrow street.
Points is connected with the rest of Croatia and the world over the bridge (near the cultural and administrative center of the County of Rijeka, where the airport is located, the combination of the highway Rijeka Zagreb, and the ferry to the other destinations on the Adriatic and the Mediterranean).