Makarska is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Croatian coast! Town with rich cultural and historical heritage, known for its amazingly beautiful pebbly beaches, wide tourist offer and hospitable hosts!
Other than beaches, the town is famous for its promenade “Riva” next to the sea, which is only 50 meters away from our Makarska apartments Anita. Famous promenade is filled with palm trees and well-known cafes, bars and boutiques which overlook the clean harbor, where many tourist boats are moored. The old Makarska center is a part of town with narrow stone-paved streets, which is one of the characteristic features Dalmatian towns are known for in the world.
Above the main square, which is called Kacicev trg, is a St. Mark’s Cathedral (17th century) and a flower and fruit market, where you can always find fresh fruits. One of the most interesting Makarska sights is The Franciscan monastery (16th century) that houses a unique sea shell collection from Adriatic and other seas in the world. Shells where collected in a Malacological Museum from the year 1963.
Town developed in the natural harbor, from the right side guarded by a small peninsula called St. Peter and from the left side with cape Osejava. Town is squeezed on a horseshoe shaped bay between impressive Mount Biokovo (1762 m) and the Adriatic Sea. Location is about 60 km (37.28mi) away from Split and 140 km (86.99 mi) from Dubrovnik. There is also a daily ferry from Makarska to the island of Brač for those who want to take a trip to this island. Makarska has a population of approximately 15000 residents and it is part of the Split-Dalmatia county.
Makarska is the center of the Makarska Riviera, a long coastal strip which consists of a few small places. Some of them are Brela, Baška Voda, Tučepi, Podgora and Gradac. Apart from cultural sites, Makarska Riviera also features a number of natural beauties. East and west of Makarska are numerous shores, with amazingly beautiful Croatian beaches. Makarska Riviera impresses with its beauty and preserved nature. Long sand or pebble beaches, pine forests, and clean waters are only tiny bit of its attractions.
Makarska has more than 2750 hours of sun each year and the air temperature above 20°C from May to September. During these months, the crystal-clear sea also has an average temperature of above 20°C. It is a real Mediterranean paradise!
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