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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.

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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    Beautiful villa in a beautiful location

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Communication from Charlotte was great throughout, and ensured our stay was perfect. The villa was amazing, with breathtaking views out over the sea and town. My family and I can't wait to return soon, and highly recommend it :)
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                    Really lovely well equipped clean apartment

                                                                                                    4 of 5
                                                                                                    We enjoyed a lovely stay in this lovely well equipped apartment, enjoying lots of time taking in the scenery from the balcony and the lovely sun terrace, stairs up to the apartment were a killer, but it did say in the information that it was on the fourth floor with no lift ! would benefit from a guest book within the apartment explaining where things were and how things worked !!! But overall a lovely stay 😊
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Sep 2016