The city of Makarska is situated in a natural harbor at the base of the steep Biokovo mountain range. It is the administrative,economy and cultural centar of the region from Brela to Baćin known as the Makarska Riviera. The town of Makarska evolved in a natural harbour bordered by the Osejava cape in the south-east and the Saint Peter peninsula in the north-west. In the last 50 years, the town spread incorporating the villages of Veliko Brdo, Puharići, Batinići and Makar, which are located at the very foot of the Biokovo mountain. Today, it is a tourist destination with numerous hotels, villas and boarding houses, diverse high-quality gastronomy, as well as numerous entertainment, sporting and cultural events on offer.