Find the best place to stay — Makarska

Where to stay around Makarska?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,276 holiday lettings near Makarska. From 3,311 apartments to 604 houses, 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: 688 holiday homes
  • Zelenka: 1,162 holiday homes
  • Istok: 507 holiday homes
  • Donja luka: 1,087 holiday homes
  • Batinići: 944 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: 8,106 holiday lettings
  • Franciscan Monastery: 7,812 holiday lettings
  • Makarska Ferry Port: 7,951 holiday lettings
  • Statue of Friar Andrija Kacic Miosic: 7,912 holiday lettings
  • Kacicev Square: 7,891 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 apartments in Makarska?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,311 apartments in Makarska. Our other popular types of Makarska holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 604 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 321 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Makarska?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 842 holiday homes with 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.

    Attractions in and around Makarska

    First time in Makarska and looking for things to do? Don't miss landmarks such as Statue of Friar Andrija Kacic Miosic, St. Mark's Church and Church of St. Philip. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Makarska Beach and Baska Voda Beach, and green spaces such as Modro Jezero and Biokovo Nature Park. Activities around the area include Makarska Ferry Port, Tucepi Harbor and Podgora Harbor. During your stay, you may want to visit Franciscan Monastery, St. Peter Lighthouse or Vepric Shrine. Other places to visit in town include Kacicev Square, Makarska Promenade and Sea Shell Museum.