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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

                                                                                                Stunning immaculate villa, panoramic sea views, delightful owners, couldn't have asked for more!

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                Arrived late at night, greeted by the lovely owners and directed to the amazing villa. Charlotte and wanlaup were extremely warm and welcoming. The villa was so comfortable and luxurious. The grounds and pool were pristine. The villa is set on the hill about a 20 minute walk from bustling Makarska. There were numerous lovely cafes and restaurants Within walking distance. I would highly recommend the villa and makarska town. Wanlaup and charlotte couldn't have been better hosts. Would love to return!!
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: Jun 07, 2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                Absolutely stunning property with breathtaking views

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                We visited Villa Nina in May 2017 with our two children aged 7 and 9. Ahead of arriving the owners had already agreed to an early arrival great start. The villa is absolutely stunning all mod cons, immaculately clean and lots of nice touches like shower gel and shampoo in luxury bathroom. Branko gave us a lovely warm welcome and was keen to recommend lots to do. The major selling points are the fabulous infinity pool heated up to be lovely and warm and the stunning view of the islands. The view from the rooftop terrace is stunning and we enjoyed many beautiful sunsets with a cold beer. Makarska is really beautiful with lots to do bring jelly shoes as it is rocky but the sea is so clear you can see the fish. Lots of lovely restaurants and a bustling port too. All in all a fabulous holiday. Would definitely 'recommend the villa it's beautiful and Branko went out of his way to accommodate us. Thankyou.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: Jun 07, 2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: May 2017