The most famous product and symbol of Betina is wooden shipbuilding and its products: gajeta of Betina, leut, fishing boat. It is also a place of atmosphere and get-togethers.
Betina is a picturesque, indigenous and traditional Mediterranean village, with a strong labouring and shipbuilding identity. A village of labourers, shipbuilders, blacksmiths, fishermen, artisans, but more and more a village where tourism activity prevails. The most famous product and symbol of Betina is wooden shipbuilding and its products: gajeta of Betina, leut, fishing boat and tourist boat. It is also a place of atmosphere, get-togethers, events and experiences.
The symbols of its appeal are experienced by looking at the panoramic vistas, strolling through the winding streets and squares of Betina, and enjoying the long and scenic walks through the Betina-Murter field, nearby lookout points and hills. All this gives the visitor an indelible impression that calls for his return.
Betina: a picturesque, quiet, discreet, traditional, attractive and intimate beauty, full of charm, authenticity, historical and sacral values, with cultural, economic and tourist identities. It is located in the heart of Murter Island, near the town of Murter and makes up a part of the necklace of the island, together with Tisno and Jezera.
According to Grga Gamulin Betina is “the culmination of old architecture” and according to Vjekoslav Kaleb, it represents the “ultimate romanticism”!
*Source: Vlatko Jadrešić “Betinski vaterpolo”