Preko has 1286 inhabitants, it is the transport and administrative centre of the island Ugljan. Marina Preko is located in the centre of the town, near all restaurants, shops, the marketplace, the infirmary, the pharmacy, the post office, etc. Marina Preko offers annual berth, winter berth, monthly berth and daily berth. There are modern sanitary facilities in the marina, water, electricity, Wi-Fi, assistance with docking and undocking, as well as with administrative operations related to vessels.

On the east side of Preko, near the ferry dock, is the Romanesque Church of St. John from the 11th century, and in the centre of the town is the early Christian Church of Our Lady of the Rosary.