Just up from the village of Kotišina, this isn't a traditional botanical garden – more a wild, 16.5-hectare expanse of mountainside filled with well-labelled indigenous flora. Ranging in height from 350m to 500m abo…
The limestone Biokovo massif offers wonderful hiking opportunities. If you’re hiking independently, you have to enter the park at the beginning of Biokovska – the main road that runs up the mountain – and buy an adm…
Brela's best beach, Punta Rata is a gorgeous spit of pebbles and pines about 300m northwest of the town centre.
There's a huge contemporary mosaic in the apse of the monastery's church and a well-presented shell museum tucked around the back (enter from Alkarska), the labour of love of a past friar.
For a party atmosphere, head past the town beach to Buba beach, near the Hotel Rivijera, where music pumps all day during summer.
Makarska's long, pebbly town beach stretches from the Sveti Petar park northwest along the bay. It's lined with hotels, ice-cream shops and beachy stalls.
Kill time on a rainy day tracing the town’s history by checking out this collection of photos, old stones and nautical relics.
This lovely, rocky stretch lies southeast of Makarska; it's popular with nudists.