Riviera, around 60 kilometres long, is a region which is
quite developed in summer and winter tourism and offers
a number of sports and recreational activities both in the
water and on land.
After being restored due to an earthquake in 1962, Makarska
is becoming one of the most well known tourist destinations
on Croatia's Adriatic Sea.
Tucepi, Podgora, Zivogosce, Igrane, Brela, and Baska Voda are just a few of the larger towns located on the Makarska
Riviera and are very close to the town of Makarska as well
as great places for a holiday. Here guests can find a variety
of accommodations such as private accommodations, apartments,
hotels, villas and campsites.
The steep, barren mountain descends to the coast in a series
of cliffs and ridges, forming an impressive backdrop to
a string of beautiful pebble beaches.
Makarska littoral (called also Makarska Riviera) is a coastal
area in the central Dalmatia from the bay of Velika Vrulja
on the northwest and the cape of Višnjica (near the town
of Ploče) on the southeast.
basis of this zone is town of Makarska as its center, and
a number of settlements. To the northwest from Makarska
are Brela, Baška Voda, Promajna, Bratuš and Krvavica. To
the southeast are Tučepi, Podgora, Drašnice, Igrane, Živogošće,
Blato, Drvenik, Zaostrog, Gradac, Brist and Podaca.