Vacation in Makarska
Makarska Riviera stretches 60 km between the towns of Omis in the north and Gradac in the south. The area is known for its magnificent coastline, turquoise sea and dense pine forests that sweeps down to the beaches where you can overlook some of Dalmatias most famous islands. Here you can enjoy the pleasant mediteranean climate with hot summers and mild winters, either on the beach, snorkeling in the water, walking through the many trails in the forest, or cycling along the long coastlines. By boat you can easily get around to the different islands with hidden beaches and small bays. Plan your journey to Makarska Riviera now and rent a property with us!
Sights near your holiday home on the Makarska Riviera
The Makarska riviera has a rich history to offer, and many different monuments and buildings well worth a visit. For example the Kačićsquare in the middle of Makarska town. In the 1500s this square was located within protective walls but is currently open and surrounded by attractive Baroque buildings from the 1700s. While you’re on the Makarska Riviera, it is also worthwhile to head for one of the most beautiful beaches in this area: Baska Voda, Brela and Tucepi. In the Biokovo nature reservate you can climb to the highest point of St. Jure, (1762 m), and experience beautiful scenery and exciting wildlife. The Makarska Riviera’s cuisine is also something to experience. In the many good restaurants you will be served local dishes with regional products such as olives, olive oil, herbs and spices, not to forget the day’s catch from the clean waters of the Adriatic. And don’t forget to treat yourself with a glass of locally produced wine.
Leisure activities near your holiday home on the Makarska Riviera
The main city of Makarska Riviera is Makarska town. Here you will find beautiful scenery combined with city life and plenty of activities to choose from. The varied nature makes the area a perfect venue for various sporting activities, such as diving, deep sea fishing, paragliding, rafting or climbing on the Biokovo mountain. Other sporting facilities like tennis, volleyball, football, and basketball are also available. The Makarska Riviera has been a popular destination for health tourism for a long time, and many cities and villages also offers spa and other forms of therapeutic treatment.
How to travel to Makarska Riviera
The nearest airport for Makarska Riviera is Split. Split airport has flights from all major European cities. From the airport you can take a bus to Split Bus Station where you will find buses to take you to most of the destinations in the Makarska area. It’s approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes drive to Makarska town, 1 hour to Baska Voda and 1 hour and 15 minutes to Tucepi. It is also possible to rent a car at the airport. Furthermore, there are buses from Zagreb (6 hours), Dubrovnik (3 hours) and Rijeka (9 hours 30 minutes) to the Makarska Riviera. There is also ferries from Sumartin on Brac island to Makarska.