Makarska is the center of the surrounding region well known as Makarska Riviera, both in an administrative, political and economic sense, as well as a center of culture, education, and tourism.
Nowdays, it is a city of more than 15 thousand inhabitants that encompasses picturesque villages below the Biokovo Mountain, including Veliko Brdo, Puharići, Kotišina and Makar (which is where the name of Makarska comes from).

Makarska is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Dalmatian coast, known for its nature and good climate, rich in tourist attractions and full of hospitable hosts.
this day, Makarska is attractive for its pebble beaches, which are almost 2 kilometers long. The walkways are lined with pine trees and surrounded by hotels, tourist facilities, restaurants, and a lot of fun for adults and children.

Makarska is located beneath the Mountain of Biokovo (highest peak 1762 m), which protects it from the continental climate and provides its rich Mediterranean vegetation, mild winters, long, warm summers cooled by a refreshing breeze known as maestral.
Makarska has more than 2750 sunny hours each year and the air temperature around 20°C from July to September. During these months, the
crystal-clear sea also has a temperature of above 20°C.

The city Makarska grew around a natural harbor protected by a peninsula Sveti Petar (Saint Peter) and the cape Osejava. This is a one of a kind harbor between Cetina and Neretva rivers. There is a ferry line which goes a few times daily from Makarska to Sumartin on the island Brač.

During the summer season the harbor is packed with yachts and tourist ships, while young people entertain the main Kačić square enjoying various cultural performances. As the night goes on, Makarska becomes livelier and livelier, and its cafés, restaurants and discotheques fill up.

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The nearest airport to Makarska is Split airport. When you get to the Split airport you can get one of the connecting buses to Split Bus station. From there, you can take a wide selection of buses to your final destination on Makarska Riviera. Travel times from Split to some destinations on Makarska Riviera are; Makarska 1 hour and 15 minutes, Baska Voda 1 hour, Tucepi 1 hour 20 minutes etc.

There is a ferry line from Makarska to Sumartin on the island Brac which goes a few times a day during the summer season.

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