Beaches in Makarska and its riviera


The riviera is known for its long gravely beaches. Most of them are owners of the blue flag that has been given solely to beaches that have a safe, preserved and pleasant environment intended for entertainment, relaxation and recreation. Beaches with this flag offer quality services, have clean coastline and are neatly kept and adequately equipped. The most popular beaches on the riviera are:

Makarska city beach – local population calls it Zuta kuca meaning yellow house because of the yellow house located in the middle of the beach. It is long and gravely and has a long walk board that spans alongside the beach:


Buba – this beach was declared as Makarsko Zrce because of its constant parties that attract young people who want to have fun. Musical programme starts at 15h and lasts until dawn:


Caklje – a gravely beach in Podgora:


Gornja Vala – a gravely beach in Gradac approx. 5 km long and surrounded by a pine forest with an excellent sport offer and catering facilities:


Rat – a gravely beach in Drasnice:


Porat – a gravely beach located in Zivogosce ideal for families with small children – see the atmosphere here:


Makarska riviera also has several nudist beaches:

Nugal – a well known nudist beach located on the Osejava cape beneath huge cliffs and is considered one of the most beautiful beaches on the whole riviera. You can reach Nugal by going down the beautiful 3 km long forest Park Osejava from Makarska towards Tucepi. This beach is ideal for naturists since it offers privacy and enjoyment in peace and quiet accompanied by the clear sea. When going to Nugal bring with you all the necessary props, as well as food and beverages because there are no stores, restaurants and other facilities in the vicinity – take a look:


Ramova beach – this beach consists of gravely beaches between Makarska and Krvavica. To reach it you can simply follow the coastline on foot or follow the macadam trail that leads to Krvavica by bike. This cove is one of the most beautiful ones on this part of the coast – take a look here: