Preko, with its 1286 residents, serves as the bustling transportation and administrative hub of Ugljan Island. The town center houses Marina Preko, conveniently located near restaurants, shops, markets, clinics, pharmacies, and more. Preko boasts the largest sandy beach, Jaz, adorned with the eco-friendly Blue Flag, symbolizing pristine waters, making it a favored spot for swimming. On the eastern side, near the ferry port, stands the 11th-century Romanesque church of St. John, while the central area features the early Christian Church of Our Lady of Ružarija.