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Makarska Croatia Trip Adviser – Makarska Coastline Croatia

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The Makarska Riviera is a part of the Croatian coast of the Adriatic Sea, about 60 kilometers long and only several kilometers wide, squeezed under towering mountain Biokovo. Sunny climate and long pebbly beaches make this region a popular tourist destination. A string of settlements along the coast from the border with Omiš coast on northwest to Neretva Delta on the southeast.

Makarska is a small city on the Adriatic coastline of Croatia, about 60 km  southeast of Split and 140 km  northwest of Dubrovnik. Administratively Makarska has the status of a city and it is part of the Split-Dalmatia County.

Makarska is a tourist centre, located on a horseshoe shaped bay between the Biokovo mountains and the Adriatic Sea. The city is noted for its palm-fringed promenade, where cafes, bars and boutiques overlook the harbour. Adjacent to the beach are several large capacity hotels as well as a camping ground.

The center of Makarska is an old town with narrow stone-paved streets, a main church square where there is a flower and fruit market, and a Franciscan monastery that houses a sea shell collection featuring a giant clam shell.

Makarska is the center of the Makarska Riviera, a popular tourist destination under the Biokovo mountain. It stretches for 60 km (3 between the towns of Brela and Gradac.

Brela is a municipality in the Split-Dalmatia County of Croatia. The municipality consists of two villages: Brela and Gornja Brela. Village Brela is located on the Adriatic coastline of Dalmatia, about 15 km northwest of Makarska.

Brela is a tourist town located between the Biokovo mountain and the Adriatic Sea. It is known as the pearl of Makarska riviera. The pearl of Adriatic or the pearl of Mediterranean is the name given to the city of Dubrovnik. In 1968 Brela was crowned as “Champion of Adriatic” for high achievements in touris

The symbol of Brela is “Kamen Brela” (Brela Stone), a small rock island just off the main beach in Brela, the Punta Rata beach. In 2004, American magazine Forbes put the Punta Rata beach on the list of 10 world’s most beautiful beaches, where it is ranked 6th in the world and 1st in Europe.

 

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