Podgora, a small town which name means „sub mountain” is really situated under hill-side of Biokovo mountain. Here is the exact center of Makarska Riviera, the heart of it.
Hill-side all around Podgora is overgrown with dense mediterranean flora and hundreds years old olive trees. Verdure and slander trees spread down the sea where beaches divided to mass little bays are looking out of surrounding pine woods.
Population of Podgora slightly exceeds 1500, but tourist service here is excellent.
Guests and visitors will find here numerous restaurants famous for their regional tasty dishes of fish and fruits of the sea; cosy coffee-houses and discos; reach choice of sport appliances (tennis courts, basketball and football fields) as well as well developed support for water sports – diving schools, windsurfing and water-ski centers.
Everybody may easily hire a boat for cruising. During summer season there are numerous spectacles and performances as „Fishermen’s Night”, „Podgora’s Day” and many folk picnics.