Makarska Riviera is a part of Dalmatian coast of Adriatic, about 60 kilometers long and only several kilometers wide, squeezed under towering mountain Biokovo.
Sunny climate and long pebbly beaches make this region a popular tourist destination. A string of settlements along the coast from the border with the Omis Riviera on the northwest to the Neretva delta on the southeast.
We are very proud to offer you the large number of quality accommodation facilities in all of the places of the astonishingly beautiful Makarska riviera.
Makarskais a city in the Split – Dalmatia county of Croatia, population 13,716 (2001). It is located on the Adriatic coast of Dalmatia, about 60 km southeast of Split and 140 km northwest of Dubrovnik. It is a tourist centre, located on a horseshoe shaped bay between the Biokovo mountain and the Adriatic Sea. The city is noted for its palm-fringed promenade, where fashionable cafés, bars and boutiques overlook the pretty harbour where many pleasure craft are moored.
Arrival to Makarska over Biokovo, from Vrgorac offers a breathtaking magnificent view of riviera, from Drasnice, Podgora, Tucepi, Brela, all the way to the Split, and in front to the islands Brac, Hvar, Korcula and peninsula Peljesac.
Center of Makarska is an old town with narrow stone-paved streets, a main church square where there is a flower and fruit market, and a Franciscan monastery that houses a sea shell collection featuring a giant clam shell. Most of the city’s hotels are located just off of the bay and their own private beaches.
In Makarska, one can find many hotels, taverns, pub, pizzerias, coffee bars, pastry shops and everything else needed for a peaceful and carefree holiday in the sun-bathed shores of the Mediterranean.
Tourism in Makarska began long ago, even before the construction of the hotel Osejava in 1914. the largest city square is located in the city center, near the waterfront – the square of Andrija Kačić Miošić, where numerous cultural events take place. The square was named after the most famous dalmatian poet.
Near the hotel Osejava there is a sports centerwith football and rugby, athletic track, basketball, handball, tennis, etc., and covered gym. This sports center that offers the benefits and climatic conditions traditionally brings together a number of team athletes for winter training.