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Croatia, Makarska Riviera - The pearl of Dalmatia and the Adriatic Coast

Published: 2.6.2022
Many visitors consider Makarska Riviera to be one of the most attractive parts of Dalmatia and the Adriatic coast. Makarska Riviera has numerous attractive pebble beaches surrounded by pine forests and beautiful blue sea. Makarska Riviera is located at the foot of the impressive Biokovo Mountain, home of the Nature Park of Biokovo. Situated between beautiful Omiš, the center of Omiš Riviera in the north and remarkable Dubrovnik in the south, Makarska Riviera stretches around 55 km.

Makarská riviéraThe center of Makarska Riviera is the city of Makarska, a cultural and administrative center of the Riviera which is a must visiting place. Makarska is not just known for the old town which is full of Dalmatian stone houses and cozy city center, but also for its tremendous beach. Makarska has a beautiful 4 km long pebble beach surrounded by green pine forests and crystal blue sea. With its beautiful pebble beaches, rich nightlife and clubbing scene, attractive hotels, modern apartments, and luxury holiday homes, Makarska offers everything that is needed for a perfect vacation. Development of tourism in the mid-20th century turned small fishing towns of Makarska Riviera, such as Baška Voda, Brela, Tučepi, Gradac, Podgora, and Živogošće, into one of the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia. Tourists from all over the globe are visiting Makarska Riviera, and are enjoying beautiful nature, the attractive mountain of Biokovo and the turquoise blue sea.

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What to do on Makarska Riviera?

Apart from hiking on the peak of Biokovo mountain which can also be reached by car, on Makarska Riviera, you can enjoy one of the many beautiful bays and beaches such as Punta rata (Dugi Rat), Podrača, Nikolina Beach, Nugal Beach, Tučepi Beach, Mala Duba Beach, and Velika Duba beach. Numerous restaurants with delicious food, six bike trails, water attractions, sports activities, and children playgrounds are everything that is needed for a perfect family holiday.

Tučepi   Omiš

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Private accommodation on Makarska Riviera, Croatia

Recently, an increasing number of tourists prefer staying in private accommodation, whether they are looking for accommodation in an apartment, room or holiday home. Private accommodation, especially apartments, became more popular as hosts are the main source of information to many guests. Their knowledge of local culture and customs are helping guests for the maximum experience of Croatia. Tips on good restaurants, hidden gems, point of interests and other attractions will help you to enjoy Croatia like a local at good value for money. Whether you are looking for a modern apartment in Baška Voda, planning to enjoy a holiday home with a pool in Podgora or looking for a cozy room in Gradac, the possibilities are great. Come and see why Makarska Riviera is one of the most attractive parts of Croatia.


GPS: 43°17'38.5"N 17°01'14.6"E

Text: Zephyr d.o.o.

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