Makarska is the centre of the tourist riviera of the same name, encompassing several little towns, over 40 miles, each offering crystal clear beaches with a backdrop of Biokovo mountain. It’s a lively place, full of restaurants, cafes and entertainment.

Makarska At A Glance

How to get there: Ferry, catamaran or private boat – all available to book through our travel experts

Population of the city of Makarska:

What to See in Makarska:
The main attraction is the riviera, or seafront, which is bustling with shops and restaurants – like Split but less touristy

Towns or islands to visit near Makarska:  Brac, Omis, Hvar

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Things to do in Makarska

  • Punta Rata Beach, Brela, Croatia

    Relax on the beautiful beaches

    Explore 40 miles of beautiful pebbled beaches on the Adriatic sea. Relax at a local beach bar or restaurant and enjoy a beautiful view of the Biokovo mountain that rises high above the sea creating a dramatic, yet beautiful background. A perfect photo opportunity!

  • Makarska, Croatia

    Day trip to Omis or Podstrana

    Omis is a small port at the mouth of Cetina river, known for being a home to pirates in 13th and 14th centuries. Even today, the Pirates are still a major attraction of the town. There is even a weekly pirate night, where guests can join the company of the fearful Omis Pirates. If pirates aren’t for you, don’t worry, Omis has far more to offer. From the fortress Mirabella and Starigrad, numerous beautiful churches to explore and in the main season Omis Summer festival.

  • Canyoning, Makarska

    Rafting adventures

    Enjoy a sporting adventure with Rafting at the Cetina river, near Omis: perfect for family vacations or indeed anyone who fancies some adventure.