Makarska’s Picture-Perfect Spots for Instagram-Worthy Shots

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Makarska, with its stunning coastline, rugged mountains and crystal-clear waters, offers a paradise for travellers seeking the perfect summer escape. Beyond its natural beauty, Makarska is also a treasure trove for Instagram-worthy photo opportunities. From picturesque beaches to breath-taking viewpoints, here’s your guide to capturing unforgettable moments during your summer holiday in Makarska.

Beach Bliss for Stunning Photos

Aerial view of Makarska with Biokovo mountain

Aerial view of Makarska with Biokovo mountain

To start with, the main selling point in summer photos is always one thing – beautiful beaches. Makarska boasts some of the most picturesque beaches along the Adriatic coast, providing the ideal backdrop for your summer snapshots. Head to the iconic Makarska Beach, with its powdery white sands and vibrant turquoise waters, perfect for lounging and capturing those stunning beach shots. Also, don’t forget to snap a selfie against the backdrop of the spectacular Makarska Riviera, where the azure sea meets the towering Biokovo mountain range.

For a quieter escape, venture to Nugal Beach, nestled amidst rugged cliffs and offering a more secluded atmosphere for your photoshoots. Also, there’s Brela beach. It boasts pristine sands and clear waters, with the iconic small rock island just off the coast. It’s a picturesque spot, perfect for Instagram photos!

Brela beach

Brela beach

Nature’s Palette for Popping out 

Immerse yourself in Makarska’s natural beauty and capture the kaleidoscope of colours that adorn the landscape. Wander through the lush greenery of Biokovo Nature Park, where the landscape provides endless photo opportunities. You will be rewarded with unparalleled vistas of Makarska and the surrounding Dalmatian coastline.

Be sure to visit the Biokovo Botanical Garden, where vibrant flowers and exotic plants create a tapestry of colours begging to be photographed. Don’t miss the chance to snap a shot of the sunset casting its golden glow over the Makarska Riviera, painting the sky in hues of orange and pink.

Biokovo landscape

Biokovo landscape

Scenic Viewpoints for Over-the-Top Content

For panoramic views that will make the photos completely outstanding, make your way to Makarska’s scenic viewpoints. Climb to the top of St. Peter’s Peninsula near Makarska centre, where you’ll be rewarded with sweeping vistas of Makarska Bay and the surrounding islands.

View of Makarska from Biokovo mountain

Also, Biokovo mountain offers nothing short of spectacular viewpoints. Skywalk Biokovo offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, with its rugged mountains and sweeping vistas. Perched high above the Adriatic coast, it provides a fantastic vantage point for capturing awe-inspiring photos. As you stand suspended in the air, the dramatic scenery unfolds beneath you, creating a perfect backdrop for unforgettable photographs that will leave your followers in awe.

Skywalk Biokovo

Skywalk Biokovo

Also, you can capture the beauty of the Adriatic coastline from the vantage point of Sveti Jure, the highest peak of the Biokovo mountain range. However, you need to have proper gear (e.g. hiking shoes) and be ready for a real hiking outing, so keep that in mind. In short, whether you’re capturing the sunrise or sunset, these viewpoints offer the perfect backdrop for your Instagram-worthy photos.

Find your Place in PLACES 

Experience a refreshing twist on beach holidays at DALMACIJA [PLACESHOTEL], just a short walk away from Makarska’s vibrant centre, tailored for adventurous souls seeking a unique summer getaway. With flexible dining options and a bunch of spontaneous activities, including music events and outdoor spa treatments, every moment is yours to savour. 

Dalmacija [PLACESHOTEL] pool

Dalmacija [PLACESHOTEL] pool

There’s [PLACESBARS] with a vibrant atmosphere and signature cocktails, [PLACESPOOL] as a laid-back meeting place with signature music lineup, [PLACESSPA] with signature massages and outdoor relax zone and other sports and fun activities. When the sun sets, groove to DJ beats and live performances. When you need some rest, retreat to contemporary-chic rooms or suites, featuring top-quality beds and eco-friendly designs, ensuring a restful stay amidst the coastal charm!

In short, Makarska is a paradise for photography enthusiasts, offering an abundance of stunning locations to capture unforgettable summer holiday moments. From the sun-kissed beaches to the majestic mountains, every corner of this coastal gem provides the perfect backdrop for your Instagram feed. So pack your camera, embrace the beauty of Makarska, and get ready to capture memories that will last a lifetime.


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