Makarska is a small picturesque town which lies on the Adriatic coastline of Croatia. It is located at about 60km to the southeast of Split and opposite to the eastern end of the island of Brac.
The town of Makarska is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the Adriatic coast called the Makarska Riviera which is renowned for offering the clearness of the blue sea with long pebbly beaches and many pine forests. The Makarska Riviera is also close to the famous beach of Punta Rata which is ranked by the Forbes magazine as one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in Europe and the world.
Makarska is also a renowned yacht charter destination and visiting yachts can find berths at the yacht club which lies in the northwest part of the harbor. You will also find an anchorage point in the southeast of the harbor where the holding is good in the mud.
The harbor of Makarska is also close to Marina Tucepi and the Marina of Podgora. During your yacht charter trip in the area, you will see that the town of Makarska is a perfect choice to enjoy the atmosphere of the stone cobbled Dalmatian streets in its town which is tucked in a natural harbor that is fringed with the green peninsulas of Osejava and St Peter.
The town of Makarska lives with its own modern rhythm and at the same time it is considered as a town monument as it hosts many historical buildings that are worth visiting such as the famous Franciscan Monastery which houses a world-renowned collection of sea shells from all over, the famous Father Andrija Kacic Miosic dominated by the St Mark Cathedral and the St Philip Church.
There are also many Baroque style buildings that are worth visiting like the Ivanisevic family Baroque Palace which lies on the eastern part of the town.
During your visit in Makarska, you are also recommended not to miss the Festival season where all the streets and squares of the town are enliven by the laughter of the new generations and the town is filled with its own distinctive charm.
From the town of Makarska, you can also sail towards some interesting destinations in the area renowned for their unique beauty and preserved nature like Tucepi or Zaostrog and follow the coast to Brela, another popular tourist spot offering numerous water sports activities.
Last but not least, you can also sail towards the towns of Split, Dubrovnik or Medjugorje. On board a motor yacht, you can sail towards the picturesque islands of Hvar, Brac or Korcula which are not too far from Makarska.