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Fun and Exciting Vacations with Holiday Apartment Makarska
Located about 87 miles North west of Dubrovnik and 37 miles south east of Split, Makarska is a small city found on Croatia’s Adriatic coastline. For many years now, the city has been known as a popular holiday destination. One of the things that attract thousands of visitors to Makarska every year is the fact that there are so many things to see and do here.
Why holiday in Makarska?
Since Makarska is a popular travel destination, renting a holiday apartment Makarska for your next holiday sounds like a good idea and a great way to spend time with your family and friends. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a fan of the deep sea, flying or you’re simply looking for some other type of excitement, Makarska is a paradise for nature lovers as well as active tourism and adrenaline junkies.
There is a camping ground as well as several large capacity hotels adjacent to the beach. Also, holiday apartment Makarska feature all the comforts of home including a kitchen and many other amenities. You can also rent a holiday home Makarska by the sea or at the beach from TUI Villas. Here are some of the interesting places to see and things to do while on holiday in Makarska.
Spend Time With your Family at Buba Beach
It is quite obvious why tourists would want to spend a significant amount of time on some of Makarska’s pristine beaches, one of them being Buba beach. Even though the main beach in Makarska is amazing and it offers all sorts of amenities and fun activities, it tends to get overcrowded. Therefore, if you want to relax in a more isolated beach then Buba beach is the ideal place for you. Furthermore, it is located just a few kilometres from the main beach. You can rent a holiday apartment Makarska from TUI Villas who have a wide selection of rental homes.
Enjoy an active holiday
The city of Makarska offers many fields for playing a variety of sports thus offering you and your family or friends an active holiday. There are rugby and football fields as well as handball, basketball and tennis courts at the sport complex in the neighbourhood of Osejave. In the last few years the city has experienced a growing interest in extreme sports such as extreme hiking, bicycle tracking, rock climbing, exploration of caves and mountain biking. For water sports fanatics there is parasailing, wind-surfing and sailing. During the summer, fishing, rowing and sailing clubs are active. The city also features a number of cycling trails with bicycles for rent at different stations.
Experience the city’s historical buildings
If you are a careful observer, there are some things you won’t miss while on holiday home Makarska. They include parochial fountains and churches, monuments to Croatian dignitaries, historically preserved structures and a Franciscan monastery featuring a world-renowned shell collection just to mention a few. The city features a story written with the sweat, chisel and paintbrush of the French, Turkish, Venetian, Austrian and the naturally Croatian artist and craftsmen.
Visit the Nature Park Biokovo
This list for your holiday in an apartment in Makarska wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the Biokovo Nature Park which features a mountain sheltering the town. Years ago, the mountain used to protect the city’s inhabitants from sea raids. At present, the mountain is a nature park featuring an excursion site with a plethora of marked mountaineers’ paths, numerous animal species and unique plant life.
Enjoy mouth watering cuisine
The city of Makarska has always been the centre of Makarska Riviera which is the surrounding region. It is located on a horseshoe shaped bay between the Adriatic Sea and Biokovo mountains. If that is not enough, the city of Makarska is noted for its palm-fringed promenade where boutiques, cafes and bars overlook the harbour. One of the best things to do while on holiday is to have a gastronomic experience. Get to enjoy the rich Croatian cuisine and make a beautiful experience that you will remember for a long time. You can also shop at the local markets and try making a Croatian dish in your rented holiday apartment Makarska.
Places to visit near your holiday apartment makarska
Some of the gems awaiting you in the larger Makarska Riviera area include green pines around sandy beaches as well as a crystal clear sea. The city and its neighbouring environs is arguably the most picturesque regions of coastal Croatia. Here are some of them: Drvenik is a small bay town offering finger-licking Dalmatian dishes. Drvenik also features a unique beauty of green coves with springs. Podgora is not only one of Makarska Riviera’s beautiful places but also a true gem with palm trees surrounding its azure sea. At Tucepi, you will see some of the most interesting historical objects and local traditions. It has one of the best sunsets and alluring promenade mixture of restaurants, quirky shops and bars.
How to Get to Makarska
The closest airport in Makarska is in Split which is about 87 kilometres away. This airport is served by both international and domestic scheduled flights as well as charters during summer. From London the flight to Split is only two and a half hours. After your arrival at the airport you will need to hire a car or catch a bus for a one hour and ten-minute drive to Makarska. There is no train travel between Split and Makarska. In the event that you are driving into the city from the neighbouring towns, you are requested to carry with you a valid driver’s licence and car registration card.
Best time to travel to Makarska
In Makarska average weather varies greatly. Excluding some cold weeks during winter and a fair chance of precipitation almost half of the year, temperatures here feel nice most of the year. Therefore, Makarska is somewhat temperate. However, the best times to visit Makarska for ideal weather is either between March and June or between August and November. The number of visitors peaks in the summer, while during fall is the time to find small rental costs for that beach house or apartment by the sea. Between the months of January and March, it rains 17 days each month so remember to carry an umbrella if you’ll be visiting during this time.
Makarska, Dalmatia (Central Dalmatia)
Holiday home for max. 5 personsfrom USD 820for 1 weekApprox. 80 m², 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (on request), satellite TV, Complete WLAN coverage, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sandy beach approx. 1.3 km, pool, sea/lake view
Makarska, Dalmatia (Central Dalmatia)
Holiday home for max. 5 personsfrom USD 862for 1 weekApprox. 120 m², 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pets are allowed (on request), satellite TV, Complete WLAN coverage, washing machine, dishwasher, sandy beach approx. 3 km, pool, sea/lake view, Infinity pool
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