In the village live 2 147 inhabitants. Thanks to the proximity of the Piešťany spa, there is a relatively large number of accommodation capacities (approximately 1/7 of the total number). The village includes the forest park Červená veža or swimming pool Sĺňava. Nearby is the ski slope Ahoj with a nice view of the village and Piešťany, which is used in summer by scooters, cyclocross riders and skiers on the grass. It is said that the village of Banka is the cradle of grass skiing in Slovakia.
Near the village, a few minutes walk across the Red Tower, there is a former lookout point, Bakchus Villa. It is said that this is where Beethoven composed his Sonata of the Moonlight. From the villa there is a beautiful view of Piešťany and the Sĺňava reservoir. Other well-known localities in the village are Havran - hiking trails (located on the road from Banka to Radošina), Obrázoková hora - cottage area, at its end towards Havran there is a stream with drinking water and there are shelters and places for grilling. The Banana Nature Trail leads through the forest, alleys and hills.
The most important monument is the early Gothic Roman Catholic Church of St. Martin from the 13th century with a Renaissance adaptation from 1600, fortified at the beginning of the 17th century and in 1931 a new church with a tower was added on the south side of the old building. The church was recently renovated and given a new facade. Preserved Renaissance tombstones and a Renaissance portal from the 17th century are placed in the back of the church. In front of the church stands the Lourdes Cave with the Virgin Mary.
In the village there is also a statue of St. Vendelín, patron saint of farmers, shepherds and protector of domestic animals from 1885.