Destination guide

Why people love visiting beautiful Makarska

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Makarska. This scenic city is known for its rafting, kayaking and hiking. Makarska Beach and Baska Voda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Makarska

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Makarska. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Makarska Beach (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Baska Voda Beach (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Modro Jezero (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Tucepi Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Biokovo Nature Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Podgora Beach (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Makarska

Fly into Brac Island (BWK), the closest airport, located 17.2 mi (27.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Split (SPU), which is 39.9 mi (64.2 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Makarska?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,104 vacation rentals near Makarska. From 528 Houses to 333 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Makarska for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Makarska?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Makarska. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Makarska Beach: 5,731 vacation rentals
  • Zelenka: 850 vacation rentals
  • Ratac: 692 vacation rentals
  • Makarska Old Town: 738 vacation rentals
  • Donja luka: 836 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Makarska! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Makarska?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Makarska:

  • Omiš: 7,003 rentals
  • Bol: 3,248 rentals
  • Brela: 3,572 rentals
  • Imotski: 238 rentals
  • Baška Voda: 3,329 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Makarska?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Makarska. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Makarska Beach: 5,731 rentals
  • Franciscan Monastery: 5,500 rentals
  • St. Mark's Church: 5,528 rentals
  • St. Peter Lighthouse: 5,740 rentals
  • Makarska Ferry Port: 5,616 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Makarska listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.