Gradac is a center of a municipality which consists of places Brist, Drvenik, Gradac, Podaca and Zaostrog. It lies underneath the Rilić mountain.
On the Crkvina site remains from the roman period where found, which should mean that in the 2nd and a 3rd century a large roman building excised there. Remains of baths, granite pillars, sarcophagus and coins were also found.
The first hotel was inaugurated in 1919., but a more important touristic activity began after the 60-ties. The guests coming to Gradac these days have available considerable accommodation facilities of which private apartments provides about 1600 beds in smaller hotels and boarding houses, and in bigger hotels there are 1500 beds available.
Along with the rich gastronomic offer, there are also sports and recreation facilities such as tennis courts, water sports, diving club, bycicle tours, walks along the beautiful beaches. There are also many cruising tours and excursions for visiting the surrounding countryside: the Brac and Hvar islands, the Peljesac Peninsula the sanctuary of Medjugorje, etc.
Thanks to the unique combination of the Mt.Biokovo and the most beautiful beaches of the Adriatic, the vicinity of the most important touristic destinations, Gradac is an attractive place for a pleasant vacation, and the guests visiting it regularly come back again.