Beli is one among the oldest and was one among the foremost important villages on the island within the past.
Beli is an acropolis sort of village located on 130-meter high hill within the north of Cres. There are many cultural and historic landmarks in Beli a number of which are: parish church with a semi-circular apse, previously a Romanesque church during which are several valuable Glagolitic inscriptions, a Romanesque church St Mary with a museum collection, a Gothic one-nave chapel St Anthony within the local cemetery, prehistoric stables ahead of the doorway to the village and a bridge over the canyon.
As a tourist spot Beli is oriented towards family and camping tourism with a pleasant beach and a well-protected harbour. Beli is additionally a favorite start line for long walks within the beautiful woods of Tramuntana.