Drvenik is a small coastal place in Makarska Riviera, ideal for intimate vacation and sun and sea enjoyment.


Table of Contents

  1. Drvenik location
  2. Drvenik tourism
  3. Drvenik ferry port
  4. Day trips from Drvenik

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Drvenik location

Drvenik is located in the south part of Makarska Riviera, between two most famous Croatian destinations Split and Dubrovnik.
The most common way of arrival to Drvenik is by car.

Drvenik beach
Drvenik beach

Drvenik features all the tourist facilities necessary for a nice and intimate vacation. You have plenty of beach bars and restaurants in the centre of the place. Tourist agencies organise day trips to nearby destinations.

The beaches are mostly pebble and concrete. There are trees that provide shade during hot sunny hours.

For those who like romantic and recreational walks, there is a walkway near the sea (lungo mare).
For those who prefer jogging, there is a trim trail that is around 3 kilometres long.

During the months of September and October, all the places in Makarska Riviera are good for cyclists since there are no crowds and cars around.

Drvenik was awarded as a top small destination of Croatian in 2021 on the competition called "Turistička Parola" organised by Vecernji List.

Drvenik beach beauty
Drvenik beach beauty
Walkway in Drvenik
Walkway in Drvenik

Drvenik features a ferry port with ferry line to Sućuraj, the smallest settlement on Hvar island.
If you decide to stay in Drvenik, it's a good idea to take a day trip to Hvar, since the ferry ride takes less than an hour, and it's affordable.
The ferry port features paid parking as well, with a price of 1.5 euros/hour.

Ferry to Hvar
Ferry to Hvar

If you decide to stay in Drvenik for a week or longer, you may want to visit two biggest Croatian tourist destinations: Split and Dubrovnik. You can reach both of them in 2 hours ride by car.

As already mentioned, Hvar island is easily reached from the place. Take a day trip to amazing destinations on the island like Stari Grad and Hvar Town.

Biokovo Skywalk is another attraction worth visiting. You can reach it in half an hour of ride from the place.

Biokovo mountain
Biokovo mountain

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