Where to stay around Makarska?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,001 holiday lettings near Makarska. From 3,076 Studios to 3,065 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Makarska is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Makarska?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Makarska:

  • Bidol: 616 holiday homes
  • Zelenka: 1,062 holiday homes
  • Istok: 456 holiday homes
  • Donja luka: 975 holiday homes
  • Batinići: 857 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Makarska?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Makarska. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Makarska Beach: 7,694 holiday lettings
  • Franciscan Monastery: 7,374 holiday lettings
  • Makarska Ferry Port: 7,522 holiday lettings
  • Statue of Friar Andrija Kacic Miosic: 7,419 holiday lettings
  • Kacicev Square: 7,512 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Makarska listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Studios in Makarska?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,076 Studios in Makarska. Our other popular types of Makarska holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,065 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 597 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 309 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I rent beach rentals in Makarska?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 1,194 beach rentals in Makarska. You have also many other possibilities in Makarska area, including:

  • Downtown rentals: 426 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 371 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 279 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool in Makarska?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with heated indoor pool among our 94 holiday homes with heated indoor pool available in Makarska. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a self catering villa in Makarska, Croatia your home away from home

    Located on the west coast of Croatia, about 60km south east of the capital, Split, and 140km north west of historic Dubrovnik, Makarska is a popular tourist destination. It is on the Adriatic Sea at the centre of the beautiful Makarska Riviera and is backed by the towering Biokovo mountain. With peaceful sandy and pebbly beaches, historic architecture and plenty to see and do, it is an excellent base for a self catering villa holiday in Croatia.

    Things to do in Makarska, Croatia

    Promenades were made for strolling, and the lovely promenade in Makarska is lined with palm trees, giving a tropical feel to the horseshoe shaped bay. Cafés, bars and small boutiques overlook the harbour where pleasure boats bob at their moorings.

    The main square in the town is presided over by the Parish Church of St Mark and has a regular fruit and flower market..

    The main focal point in the town is the Franciscan Monastery which was built in 1614. For those who are interested in fossils and shells, there is a Malacological Museum in the basement of the monastery, with a giant clam shell.

    The closest beach to your self catering villa is right in Makarska. It is a pebbly beach but it has safe swimming and bathing. There are plenty of watersports and fishing trips which can be booked at the harbour

    Places to visit near Makarska, Croatia

    An action-packed day is promised at Omis, an ancient town built on pirating just 37km from your villa in Makarska. It is known for its exciting water activities including rafting, kayaking on the Cetina River and paragliding.

    Take a trip on a small boat to one of the nearby islands such as Brac, Hvar or Korcula. These boat trips give a true taste of Dalmatian life with fish, wine and authentic local music.

    Split is just 60km from your self catering villa in Makarska and makes a great day out. This ancient Roman city has typical Dalmatian architecture. The Diocletian’s Palace, built by the Roman Emperor, dates back over 1700 years.

    Medugorje is a holy city just 64km from your self catering villa and has some wonderful architecture and places of interest to explore.

    Weather in Makarska, Croatia

    From May to late October, the weather is warm and sunny. Average temperatures in August may reach 30C (87F) and generally the weather is dry and pleasant. Even in the winter temperatures remain above freezing.

    Flights to Makarska, Croatia

    Split International airport is approximately 60km from your self catering apartment in Makarska. There are many daily flights to Croatia from all over Europe.

    Exploring the natural features in Makarska

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Makarska. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Makarska Beach (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Baska Voda Beach (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
    • Modro Jezero (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
    • Tucepi Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Biokovo Nature Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
    • Podgora Beach (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)