Makarska city & riviera

The Makarska Riviera includes Makarska itself and several resort settlement Brela, Baska Voda, Promajna, Krvavica, Tucepi, Podgora, Zivogosce, Drvenik, Podaca, Gradac.

The resort city of Makarska is the economic and cultural centre of Makarska Riviera.

This fascinating city, which is at the same time the touristic, entertainment and sporting centre of Middle Dalmatia of Croatia, is in the very centre of Dalmatia.

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Sightseeing Makarska

The city of Makarska is located deep inside a quiet bay, it is surrounded by two peninsulas on the one die, and beautiful mountains, up to 1762 meters high, on the other.

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Here you’ll be able to find an ecologically clean and tender sea, the nature unaffected by civilisation, the hospitality and cordiality of the locals.

Resort Makarska Croatia foto

There is a French monastery with a museum of seashells, St Mark’s Church (17th century), St Philip’s Church (17th century), a 1775 Venetian fountain, and numerous palaces in the Baroque style.

The city charms with its shady streets, which converge in the large city square, pretty cafes, restaurants and pubs, where music and joy don’t subside till morning.

What to see around Makarska?

in 5 km – National natural park Biokovo
in 20 km – Imotski highland lakes
in 36 km – city Omis & rafting on the Cetina river & the Pirate fortress
in 60 km – famouse city Split with Diocletian’s Palace (UNESCO)
in 70 km – the ruins of the Ancient Roman city Salona & old Turkish fortress Klis
in 70 km – caves Vranjace
in 80 km – city Trogir (UNESCO)
in 140 km – National natural park KRKA & city Sibenik with Cathedral of St. James (UNESCO)
in 155 km – famous city Dubrovnik (UNESCO)
in 320 km – National park Plitvice lakes
in 450 km – the capital of Croatia – Zagreb

Beaches in Makarska & Riviera

Beaches city resort Makarska Croatia photo
The famous small-pebbled beaches are beaches of the Makarska Riviera.

Makarska riviera beaches are stretch for 70 km from the Omis town southward to a place called Podgora, which borders with the Dubrovnik Riviera.
The beaches of Makarska and Riviera are the beaches of the resort city of Makarska itself, and of the resort towns and settlements of riviera

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Hotels in Makarska

Hotel Osejava 4* Makarska

Hotel Osejava Makarska
SUPERB rating 9.2 / 10
Review score based on 92 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 50 m
Distance to center of Makarska: 0 m
Distance to airport Split: 80 km
Add: sea view, situated in the centre of Makarska,
surrounded by 3 magnificent beaches,
traditional Dalmatian and international dishes in restaurant
Cost room 2 per: from 65 euro

Hotel Milenij 4* Makarska

Hotel Milenij Makarska Croatia
SUPERB rating 9.1 / 10
Review score based on 138 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 20 m
Distance to center of Makarska: 0 m
Distance to airport Split: 80 km
Add: located in the coastal town Makarska, air-conditioned, balcony, modern furniture, free Wi-Fi, sat TV, safe, restaurant offers regional cuisine in dining room or on terrace
Cost room 2 per: from 45 euro

Hotel Park Makarska 4* Makarska

Hotel Park Makarska Croatia
FABULOUS rating 8.9 / 10
Review score based on 39 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 0 m
Distance to center of Makarska: 0 m
Distance to airport Split: 80 km
Add: hotel combines luxurious modern architecture with brand-new technologies and natural, comfortable furniture, tasty cuisine and wellness facilities
Cost room 2 per: from 75 euro

Private apartments in Makarska

Apartments Fani 4* Makarska

Rent private apartments Makarska Croatia
SUPERB rating 9.0 / 10
Review score based on 34 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 300 m
Distance to center of Makarska: 1 km
Distance to airport Split: 70 km
Add: modern apartments with free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, private balcony overlooking the sea islands, free private parking, vibrant Makarska night life is only 300 m away, near numerous clubs, bars and restaurants, various sports facilities are 1 km
Cost rent apartment: from 27 euro

Pension & Apartments Dany 3* Makarska

Rent private apartments Makarska Croatia
SUPERB rating 9.0 / 10
Review score based on 30 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: 100 m
Distance to center of Makarska: 800 m
Distance to airport Split: 70 km
Add: surrounded by greenery, garden with a barbecue, spacious sun terrace, free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, living room with a sofa, cable TV, private bathroom, equipped kitchenette, balcony that overlooks the sea, restaurant on-site serves local specialties, fish and international dishes
Cost rent apartment: from 38 euro

Apartments Ankora 3* Makarska

Rent private apartments Makarska Croatia
FABULOUS rating 8.9 / 10
Review score based on 19 reviews
Distance to the nearest beach: next to
Distance to center of Makarska: 700 m
Distance to airport Split: 70 km
Add: air-conditioning, sat TV, full kitchenette with microwave, hairdryer, private bathrooms, sea views from a private balcony or terrace, free Wi-Fi, on-site restaurant with local fish and clam dishes, free parking, 700 m from the Saint Peter’s Lighthouse, 800 m from the Franciscan Monastery
Cost rent apartment for 3 per: from 140 euro

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Get to Makarska

Get to Makarska by plane

The nearest international airport to Makarska is airport Split. Distance from airport Split to Makarska – 77 km
Distance from international airport Dubrovnik to Makarska – 170 km
Distance from international airport Zadar to Makarska – 202 km
Distance from international airport Zagreb to Makarska – 465 km

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Get to Makarska by bus

It is possible to get to Makarska by bus or commuter bus from the bus station of Split & Dubrovnik, which is located in the city centre. The buses are comfortable and have air conditioning.
All buses travelling to Split and Dubrovnik pass through Makarska and stop at request.
Makarska is connected by bus routes to all major cities of Croatia – Split, Dubrovnik, Zagreb.

Official website Makarska bus station www.promet-makarska.hr

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Foto Makarska bus station

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Get to Makarska by car

Motorways connect Makarska with all cities and regions of Croatia.

Makarska can be reached by the free motorway Jadranska (D8), which goes along all of Croatia’s coastline, or the paid highway (A1). The turn closest to Makarska is resorts Brela, Baska Voda, Promajna, Tucepi.

Get to Makarska by ferry

In the very centre of Makarska there is a small ferry station. Ferries from the centre of Makarska travel to the city of Sumartin on the isle of Brac.

Timetable ferries from Makarska to Sumartin island Brac

The ferries transport passengers with luggage, and vehicles.

Official web Croatian ferry line Jadrolinija www.jadrolinija.hr

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Distance from Makarska to cities of Croatia

to centre of city Split – 61 km
to city Dubrovnik – 154 km
to city Pula – 515 km
to capital Croatia Zagreb – 458 km

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Makarska city map

Weather in Makarska

The resort of Makarska is in the subtropical climate.

Average monthly temperatures in Makarska

January +10 С
February +12 С
March +14 С
April +18 С
May +23 С
June +27 С
July +30 С
August +31 С
September +26 С
October +20 С
November +15 С
December +12 С

Average monthly water temperatures in Makarska

January +11 С
February +12 С
March +14 С
April +15 С
May +19 С
June +21 С
July +24 С
August +26 С
September +22 С
October +20 С
November +17 С
December +13 С

Beaches of Makarska