Vodice is one of the subregional centers of Šibenik-Knin County, located 12 km west of Šibenik and in an ideal position in the center of the Adriatic coast. The administrative unit of Vodice includes the coastal settlement of Srima, two island settlements on Prvić - Šepurina and Luka, and places in the interior: Grabovci, Gaćelezi, Čista Velika and Čista Mala. According to the last census, Vodice had 8875 inhabitants, most of whom are directly or indirectly involved in tourism.
Tourism, which has a tradition of more than sixty years in Vodice, has developed into a major economic activity and made Vodice a well-known tourist destination characterized by a rich and diverse cultural and entertainment program of Vodice Summer, and for its tourist success and quality offers Vodice awards and recognitions of the profession and guests.
The day of the town of Vodice and the parish of Našašća Sveti Križ is celebrated on May 3, the day of the patron saint of the town, St. Jelina. Our Lady of Mount Carmel is especially revered on July 16, whose shrine was erected on the nearby hill of Okit.