Thursday, 31 May 2012

Summer Holidays to Croatia - Makarska Riviera

Apart from the town of Makarska itself, there are some other picturesque seaside resorts along the Makarska Riviera the on the Croatian coastline. Balkan Holidays offer package Summer Holidays to Baska Voda and Tucepi.

Baska Voda

Baska Voda

The former fishermen’s village has become one of the most popular destinations of Makarska Riviera. Today, the main industry of Baska Voda is tourism: its first hotel was built in 1936. In 2007, Sunday Times chose Baska Voda one of the Top 20 European seaside destinations, the only one from Croatia.

Its 2km long pebble beach, surrounded by forests, offers a great relaxing experience. Caf├ęs and restaurants are lined up by the promenade next to the beach. Those interested in local culture can often find themselves in the middle of a folk festival. The nature reserve area of Biokovo starts just a few kilometres outside Baska Voda.

Tucepi

Tucepi

Tucepi
has a beautiful, long beach, covered by white pebbles. The choice of accommodations can satisfy all kinds of tastes. The gastronomic experience and the fine wines all make it a good destination for a summer holiday. Vineyards and olives make the area even more exciting.

Brela

Brela

Brela
is the westernmost town of Makarska Riviera. Also referred to as the Pearl of the Makarska Riviera, it has the longest beach in Dalmatia with a length of 6km. In 2003 Forbes chose it as the most beautiful beach of Europe and the 6th most beautiful of the world. Its beauty has enchanted a number of celebrities: the wife of American President John F Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis bought a villa here in 1968. In 2005 some other celebrities, such as Bill Gates, Mick Jagger, Penelope Cruz, Jean Reno, Tom Cruise visited Brela too.