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Konoba Kalalarga

This traditional Dalmatian tavern has dim lighting, dark wood and alfresco bench seating in an alleyway leading up from Makarska's main square. It serves food the way baba (grandma) would make it, and dishes out the…
Wine Bar in Makarska


Right on the main square, in front of the church, this outpost of a famous winery from Imotski (the wine region behind the mountains, right on the Bosnian border) serves its own wine by the glass, plus tasty titbits…
Club in Makarska


Inside a cave near the Hotel Osejava, Deep attracts a fashionable set who sip cocktails as a DJ spins the latest beats.
Monastery in Makarska

Franciscan Monastery & Shell Museum

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.
Dalmatian in Makarska

Konoba Decima

Well-prepared Dalmatian staples and occasional live klapa (traditional unaccompanied singing) performances are served up at this family-run konoba (tavern) just behind the Riva.
Dalmatian in Makarska


Linger in the quiet leafy courtyard of this classy restaurant just off the main drag, feasting on lamb, steak and fresh fish. There's a good wine list, too.
Museum in Makarska

Municipal Museum

Kill time on a rainy day tracing the town’s history by checking out this less-than-gripping collection of photos, old stones and nautical relics.
Bar in Makarska


Makarska’s most alternative spot, where a diverse crowd gathers to hear live rock, grunge, metal and jazz on a small stage.
Cafe in Makarska


A cosy, much-loved cafe-bar right on the main square. It also has a small hostel up above.