Betina is settlement on the island of Murter 31 km away from Sibenik. Legends say that the name of
the settlement comes from old Celtic world "bet" what means -
mouth, very scenic describes appearance of Betina port. Really, when you come
by sea peninsula, at which arise houses from rocks in lines like amphitheatre,
like soft mouths makes natural port and protect fisherman boats from the
attacks of the jealous sea.
Close to Murter
city and seven kilometres far away from Tisno,
Betina is founded and colonized in 16 and 17 ct. from the residents from land
who looked for the shelter under Turks. District church of St. Francis with tower, part of Sibenik constructor Ivan Skok (1736.), dominate with place. Except
agriculture and fishing place is known at its master craft ship builders with
wood. Yet in 1848 was open in that time very modern shipyard and tradition of
shipbuilding's keeps until today, so in Betina shipyard can be built and
repaired ships to 800 tons of weight.
Tourism is branch that wasn't able to take around Betina with all its
attractive destinations and all sorts of vacation and entertainment that this
place offers. Vacation you can find at modern private apartments and well
equipped auto camp "Plitka vala - Kosirina".
In Betina is also situated marina Betina in the centre of the place. Deep of
Marina is 1-4 m, capacity is 100 berths and 200 spaces on land, opened during
the whole year, has all infrastructure (water, electricity, gas, 10 ton
derrick) and secondary objects (post office, bank, restaurant, cafe bar,
Beautiful beaches and untouched nature will make every passenger at least
some time spend in peace of Betina's bays, streets, squares. To live and
enjoy together with whole city at the time of many common parties with
perforation of traditional customs and cultural programs. To come back again
and again with the same glow. Betina will always be ready to take you an
discover you some more secret of ancient centuries.
Other places on the
island of Murter: Murter, Tisno and Jezera