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The sea embraced by the mountain

The magnificent Biokovo stands proud in the very heart of Dalmatia. This grey massif divides and connects the Adriatic Sea and the infinite hills of Zabiokovlje, while its foothill hides numerous tourist destinations. Biokovo is well-known for its mixture of clean mountain and sea air, but also as the destination for an active or relaxing holiday with light, romantic walks and wellness treatments.

Relax at numerous little local festivals with traditional food and music or other cultural and entertaining events. For all those who want a more active holiday, there is a multitude of sport and recreational programmes, and more than 15 kilometre long promenade by the sea plus 100 kilometres of hiking routes at the very foot of the magnificent mountain of Biokovo. If you are a fan of adrenaline fun, set off towards the Adriatic and try diving, boarding, parasailing, paragliding and jet ski rides. After several days of exploring and adventure, you can relax with a drink in the beautiful sunsets or try the traditional specialties from ecological production.

Find your place under Biokovo’s shadows in more than 20 hotels and numerous private accommodation choices, open throughout the year. This area, with its 12 beautiful towns and districts (the towns of Makarska, Vrgorac, Imotski and the districts of Brela, Baška Voda, Tučepi, Podgora, Gradac, Podbablje, Zagvozd, Zadvarje and Šestanovac), will leave you with wonderful memories.

The beauties of the rocky Mediterranean nature are complemented by activities which embody the true spirit of Dalmatia, whether you witness a historical battle between the Croats and the Venetians in Makarska or take part in wheelbarrow alka on Mayday Morning in Baška Voda. Your visit will be enriched by many excursions where you can get to know the tradition of the area, such as Paths of Ancient Berulia, Sunset from the Bride’s Rock, a visit to the Biokovo Nature Park or to the Blue and Red Lakes.

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