A beautiful town and tourist center of famous Makarska Riviera,
extending from Brela on the west to the Gradac on the east in 60 km of
length. It consists of old Mediterranean style town and the more recent
part that adorn modern hotels, apartments, rooms, villas and campsites.
Above Makarska there is mountain Biokovo which is 1981. declared as a nature park. The highest peak is st. Jure, 1762 m tall. This mountain is ideal for mountaineers, hikers, bicyclists, and those who want to drink cold spring water in hot summer days.
Tourists who prefer an adrenaline tourism will find solace in the white water rafting on the Cetina river. Tourists can also enjoy other sports like tennis, soccer, volleyball, sailing, diving and beautiful walks along the city beaches. Guests who seek for haven of peace and relaxation will find the beautiful, attractive parks and wooded peninsulas located at St. Peter and Osejava.
Makarska has also developed a recreational and health tourism, where is located the famous spa Biokovka.
Makarska has a rich cultural and historical heritage of which we would like to recommend a Malacological Museum (in the Franciscan monastery) which many may consider as one of the most beautiful and richest malacological museums in the world, the church of St. Phillip and Shell museum - Makarska.
All lovers of night life and entertainment to the early morning can enjoy in many disco clubs, cocktail bars, cafes, or try their luck at a casino. Do not miss to taste the delicious specialties of the cuisine of Makarska, but also some top of the line Dalmatian wines.