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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

                                                                                                Exceeded all expectations...highly recommended

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                We were a group of 10 friends getting together after 15 years and we chose this villa as the base of our 7-day reunion. The villa is well equipped, conveniently located and offers great views...I don't remember anything that we thought was amiss at the villa. The owners were extremely helpful throughout the stay...a note of thanks and a thumbs up to Marco and Goran.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                Makarska Villa

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                Beautiful new villa in very quiet location. Could not fault this brand new villa, fantastic location in the hills and only a 5 min taxi into the town. Villa decorated to a high standard. We spend lots of time around the pool, using the BBQ for lunch, large supermarket only 500 mtrs away. Charlotte was very helpful and all the questions we fired at her were answered straight away. We will 100% use this villa again when we go back to Croatia. Lee
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                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: 19-Sep-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Sep 2016