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The Makarska Riviera stretches along the Central Dalmatian coastline at the foot of the mountain massif which separates the Adriatic from the hinterland. The Biokovo mountain protects all the settlements at the foothilland tourist destinations along the coast from the harsh and cold continental climate, and is responsible for the rich Mediterranean vegetation.

Arriving by boat at the Makarska Riviera is an unforgettable experience. In the early 60's passengers and tourists used to visit and enjoy the scenery by boat, getting closer to the coast and ports. By using our charter services, you can also experience the pleasure ofreaching the Rivieraby boat.

Activities

In recent years there has been a rapidly growing interest in extreme sports, such as: paragliding from the Biokovo Mountain, rock-climbing, hiking, walking and cycling on the Biokovo Mountain, windsurfing, scuba diving, parasailing, trekking, caving (exploring the caves of the Biokovo Mountain), trips to the Cetina River and rafting. The Biokovo Mountain provides hiking anda view from one of the highest summits in Croatia, St. Jure (1762 m).

What to visit/explore?

1. Beaches of the Makarska Riviera

1. Beaches of the Makarska Riviera

The Makarska Riviera is certainly a place with the most numerous and beautiful beaches on the coast. The beaches are strewn all along at the foot of the sea-facing slopes of Biokovo, the highest Dalmatian mountain. The most peaceful ones aresituated in the vicinity of smaller places near the Town of Makarska, such as: Brela, BaškaVoda, Tučepi,Zaostrog, Podgora, Igrane, etc.

2. The Town of Baška Voda

2. The Town of Baška Voda

Once a village of farmers, fishermen, traders and seafarers, the Town of Baška Voda has eventually grown into a modern tourist resort on the Makarska Riviera, but it has still managed to keep its native Mediterranean curative properties that were also mentioned by thefamous medical expert from Venice who wrote that this is a place "...where everything exudes life and vigor, and where even a dying man comes to life”.

3. The Town of Makarska

3. The Town of Makarska

The Town of Makarska, the central place of the coastal belt of Cental Dalmatia, is located at the foot of the Biokovo mountain.

Makarska is a town which offers tourists the quality and variety of restaurants and tourist services. Enjoy the beauty of this town, as well as its beautiful beaches and its crystal clear waters.

4. The Biokovo Mountain

4. The Biokovo Mountain

The mountain range that protects the entire Makarska Riviera is an excellent destination for hikers, botanists and cyclists.

The Biokovo Nature Park will delight you with its plant vegetation, size, numerous caves and pits;there are a large number of old villages situated at the foothill. Gather some courage and climb the highest summitof St. Jure (1762 m).

5. The Town of Drašnice

5. The Town of Drašnice

Fall in love with a small place and its beautiful, sunny beaches, ten kilometers south of the Town of Makarska. Walk around and read the Roman inscription and the inscription which mentions Duke Stjepan dating back to 1444.

6. The Makarana Cake

6. The Makarana Cake

An old, traditional Makarska dessert that is made with almonds and the Maraschino liqueur will delight every gourmet. Try the traditional cake of Makarska that is on the list of protected intangible heritage and an unavoidable delicacy of this area.

7. The Malacological Museum

7. The Malacological Museum

A collection of more than 1,000 species of mussels and various sea creatures that are found in the Adriatic Sea, but also in other seas of the world, is exhibited at the Malacological Museum that is truly unique.

8. Trips to Sub-Biokovo Villages

8. Trips to Sub-Biokovo Villages

We are located in the heart of Dalmatia, which makes this destination an ideal destination for going on excursions to nearby places that are unavoidable when you are accommodated in this area. The places that you really need to visit are BaškaVoda, Makarska, the Biokovo Mountain, Split, Dubrovnik, Imotski, Međugorje and Mostar.

It takes only a few minutes by car to reach any of the towns on the Makarska Riviera. The Sub-Biokovo village has something for everyone. From the oasis of peace and relaxation, you can quickly reach a place with entertainment content or the city bustle for yourself... Each town along the Makarska Riviera is a real jewel of Croatian tourism that should not be missed. The distance of towns/sites from the Town of Makarska:

  • The Town of Dubrovnik (165 km)               

  • The Neretva River Delta (62 km)

  • Baćina lakes (55 km)

  • The Cetina River Delta, the Town of Omiš (37 km)

  • The Town of Split (61 km)

  • The Town of Solin (66 km)

  • The Town of Trogir (83 km)

  • The Town of Šibenik (136 km)

  • The Krka National Park (158 km )

  • The Shrine of Međugorje (64 km)

  • The Town of Vrgorac (36)

  • The Town of Mostar (91 km)

  • The Town of Imotski (64 km)

  • The Town of Sinj (92 km)

9. The Church of St. Mark

9. The Church of St. Mark

There is an interesting church of St. Mark at the center of the Town of Makarska which will attract your attention. The church has repeatedly been rebuilt andnew details have been added; however, it was never completed andit has been under construction since 1700. In its vicinity, you will come across a Venetian fountain dating back to 1775.

Accommodation on Makarska riviera

Hotel Croatia

Hotel Croatia

Location: Baška Voda
Category: ****
Total number of beds: 35


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Villa Skalinada

Villa Skalinada

Family accommodation Active accommodation

Location: Baška voda
Category: ****
Total number of beds: 8


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Villa S

Villa S

Location: Drašnice
Category: ****
Total number of beds: 10


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Villa Allure

Villa Allure

Location: Makarska
Category: ****
Total number of beds: 8+4


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Villa Bianca

Villa Bianca

Location: Baška Voda
Category: *****
Total number of beds: 10


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