Podgora is a small picturesque town which lies in the Split-Dalmatian County of Croatia. It is located on the Adriatic coastline opposite the island of Hvar and to the northwest of Ploce.
Its location in the centre of the coast makes Podgora an excellent place for holidays where you will discover a totally cleaner part of the Adriatic Sea, where the sunsets are in hundreds of colors and where the morning wakes you up with a unique scent of nature.
The town of Podgora enjoys year round pleasant mild climate and where the sea is excellent for swimming from May till October which makes it a renowned yacht charter destination.
The area is well-sheltered although it can at times be subject to surge in the southwest winds. The harbor of Podgora is within easy distance to Marina Makarska, Marina Ploce and the marinas on the island of Hvar.
If you are seeking for active holidays, Podgora is the perfect destination where you will have a large choice between different sports including tennis, bowling, skiing, and surfing, diving and sailing.
You can sail towards the numerous islands nearby and visit some ancient towns of Omis, Split, Dubrovnik or the famous Krka waterfalls.
During the summer season, you can also enjoy many festivals, folklore, concerts and sports events held in the area like the Championships of underwater fishing Ivo Radan, the competition is organized in the waters surrounding the island of Hvar.
While chartering your yacht in Podgora, you will have the opportunity to sail along its coast to explore the numerous beaches that are among the most popular attractions in the area. You can visit the famous beach of Sutika which lies at the end of the town near of the village of Caklje.
There are also some interesting beaches in front of the hotels, most of the beaches are pebbly and extend over 1km long where you will find shade under the many pine trees that lean over the beach from the nearby seaside promenades.
You will also find a good beach near the port of Plesivac which is also considered as one of the most beautiful beach in the area. It is a wide pebbly beach that stretches over 1km long with plenty of spaces for sunbathing and you can also take refreshment in one of the bars and restaurants nearby.