Makarska Sports Centre
with football grounds and athletic tracks,
as well as number of additional playgrounds, can be used by sportsmen for
professional training and recreation.
There is also a Tennis Centre with
10 open and 2 indoor tennis courts. Being situated in a natural bay enclosed
by two promontories (St.Peter and Osejava) the marina of Makarska offers
a well-protected anchorage for boats, together with other facilities. Sports centre
in Makarska also includes football, rugby, basketball, volleyball
and handball playgrounds, tennis alley and «little
Thanks to Extreme Sports club
, while in Makarska you can enjoy sports from paragliding
to scuba diving.
Yacht Club "Bura"
, estabilished in 1951. is primarily oriented towards the optimist and laser classes. It
organises sailing schools for children and prepares them for
participation in numerous regattas in Croatia.
Besides that, the club
has cruiser at its disposal, suitable for training in sailing and daily
charter trips and club regattas, but it has bigger cruiser for
several-day cruises too. Each year, the Club organises a sailing
regatta of cruisers in which foreign boats can take part as well.
Other activities include:
on the open sea - Diving (diving club in Makarska)
- Water sports
on the famous beaches in Makarska, Brela and Baka voda
- Free climbing
on the neighbouring hills and Mount Biokovo
, exploring of Mount Biokovo caves
, walking and cycling on Mount Biokovo
- International rugby
tournament in Makarska