The Makarska Riviera

The Makarska Riviera stretches for 60km between the towns of Brela and Gradac with the main town being, of course, Makarska. The Riviera is one of the most famous tourist locations along the Croatian coast and is also one of the most beautiful with a number of sandy beaches (rare for Croatia!), pine trees, sparkling water and peaceful bays. The area is also known for the impressive Biokovo Mountain, which overlooks the coastal area.

Makarska Riviera


For more information about the Makarska Riviera, see our special pages and sections below:

  • Makarska
    Information on this popular Dalmatian town
  • Brela
    Details of this lovely and relaxing holiday resort, which has some of the best beaches in Croatia
  • Mount Biokovo
    What to see and do on Dalmatia’s largest mountain

Other Resorts in the Makarska Riviera

Some of other larger tourist resorts on the Riviera are Baska Voda, Tucepi, Podgora and Gradac.

Additional info on the Makarska Riviera

Learn about the nice town of Omis at the great website

If you’d like to combine visiting Makarska with learning more about the Mediterranean way of cooking, check out the cookery workshops run by Medfoodpower.