Drasnice is a tourist locality in southern Dalmatia, Croatia, located between Makarska and Ploce. First time mentioned in 1477 in Turkish document. The Makarska Riviera, which is a part of the central dalmatian coast about 60 km long and only several kilometers wide, is situated under the towering mountain Biokovo. The Makarska Riviera consists of a string of settlements along the coast from the town of Omis in the northwest to the river Neretva delta in the southeast.
The sunny climate and long pebbly beaches make this region a popular tourist destination.


Drasnice is situated about 75km south of the city of Split, and 150km north of the UNESCO world heritage town of Dubrovnik. It is situated at the foot of the mountain Biokovo. The long pebbed beaches, crystal clear blue sea and mild mediteranean climate along with comfortable private accomodation and friendly people make Drasnice an ideal place for a family vacation. Here you can admire the views of the central dalmatian islands of Brac and Hvar.

Drasnice also offer water sport possibilities such as parasailing, waterskiing, jet-ski, rent-a-boat, etc.

For tourists who like swimming in natural surroundings there are small secluded beaches in nature with no houses around only about 1 minute drive away, it is also easy to walk there.

If you want to avoid the overcrowded beaches of the main tourist resorts then here you will find the peace and quiet you need and a little piece of the Mediterranean as it once was.