The west coast of Croatia offers holidaymakers plenty of sunshine, beautiful scenery and many enjoyable things to do. One such resort is Podgora, which overlooks the Adriatic Sea and offers numerous activities for tourists. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments, B&Bs and campsites.
Podgora has some beautiful sandy beaches ideal for sunbathing and taking a swim in the Adriatic. There are many water sports available here including water skiing, surfing and diving. Visitors can also take one of the fishing trips available off the coast some of which are run at night time.Holidaymakers will find numerous land based activities as well with multi- purpose sport grounds offering tennis, volleyball, basketball and bowling. With so much scenic beauty to find in the area it is a great place for mountain biking, hiking and climbing especially at the national park Biokovo. Visitors can also explore the caves of Mount Biokovo or try paragliding.Many restaurants, pizzerias and other bars and cafes serve quality national and international dishes as well as drinks. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase food and beverages from one of the several shops located here as well as the market. The promenade has several stalls selling beach products and souvenirs, while there are also boutiques selling clothes, shoes and other fashion items.
Tourists can take organised trips to nearby islands and visit interesting museums in Orebic and Korcula. Alternatively there are excursions to the ancient pirate town of Omis less than an hour away or the Krka waterfalls. The city of Split is approximately 70 kilometres away and has many interesting ancient buildings dating back to Roman times. There are also several museums and galleries in Split such as the City Museum and Galerija.
Croatia enjoys a Mediterranean climate along the Adriatic coast during the summer with average high temperatures of 30 degrees centigrade in July and August. These are also the two driest months of the year when you might expect only one or two inches of rain per month. Visitors can expect an average of 11 hours sunshine each day between June and August. Temperatures in January and February can drop as low as five degrees centigrade, while November and December are the wettest months with an average of four to five inches of rain per month.
Podgora is approximately one hour and 40 minutes drive from Split Airport. Here Croatia Airlines operate flights to and from Dubrovnik, Frankfurt, London-Heathrow, London-Gatwick, Munich, Rome-Fiumicino and Zagreb as well as seasonal flights to Amsterdam, Brussels Düsseldorf, Lyons, Osijek, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Vienna and Zurich. Other airlines offer seasonal flights to numerous other European cities. Car rental companies offer services from Split Airport including Hertz, Avis, Alamo, Budget Dollar, National Sixt and Thrifty Eurocar. Taxis are also located outside the building.