Riviera Makarska is small Mediterranean paradise located in a very center of Dalmatia, just below the Biokovo mountain. Its main city is Makarska. Extremely attractive climate – mild and sunny winters + long and hot summers – are one of the reasons this area is one of the favorite destinations at the Adriatic. Živogošće is a significant part of the Riviera, placed in its south-eastern part.
Imagine more than 2700 sunny hours per year, average temperature bigger than 20 °C and summer sea temperature between 25 and 27 °C – all that offers Riviera Makarska, Croatia. Even the wind will make you feel comfortable: during summer expect refreshing mistral that brings refreshment from the sea, or moist southerly wind that is especially appreciated by surfers, sailers and kiters.
Vivid settlements make the Riviera extremely interesting: northwest from its center you will find Brela, Baška Voda, Promajna, Bratuš and Krvavica, and on the southeast Tučepi, Podgora, Drašnice, Igrane, Živogošće, Drvenik, Zaostrog and Gradac are waiting for you. During summer season, all these places organize all kinds of happenings – cultural, sports or entertainment. Riviera Makarska kept the tradition of domestic festivals when inhabitants celebrate saints or their history. Besides fiestas, at ports, on the beaches or hotel terraces „fishermen evenings“ are often organized.
Don’t skip to feel the tradition of this area!