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),…
- Franciscan Monastery & Shell Museum
For a party atmosphere, head past the town beach to Buba beach, near the Hotel Rivijera, where music pumps all day during summer.
- Town Beach
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.
- Makarska Municipal Museum
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.