This 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, including traditional Dalmatian treats s…
Right on the main square in front of the church, this outpost of a famous winery from Imotski (the wine region directly behind the mountains, right on the Bosnian border) serves its own wine by the glass, plus tasty…
Inside a cave near the Hotel Osejava, Deep attracts a fashionable set who sip cocktails as a DJ spins the latest beats. Cover charges kick in after 11pm.
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.
Linger in the quiet leafy courtyard of this classy restaurant just off the main drag and feast on lamb, steak and fresh fish. There's a good wine list, too.
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.
A cosy cafe-bar right on the main square. It also has a small hostel above.