Makarska offers many fields for playing various sports. The sport complex Sportski center in the neighborhood of Osejave has soccer and rugby fields, basketball and handball courts, tennis courts, fields for athletics and fields for small sports. The tennis center Lucic has nine open and two enclosed tennis courts. The Makarska Riviera hotels have seven inside and eleven outside pools, including those located at the Center for Medical Rehabilitation Biokovka. The Center has an inside pool and a modern gym, as well as a complete facility for physical therapy. Hotel Dalmacija has an outside pool. The last few years experienced a growing interest in extreme sports, such as paragliding, rock-climbing, extreme hiking, mountain biking, bi¬cycle tracking, and speleology (ex¬ploration of caves). The extreme water sports include: wind-surfing, diving and parasailing. As it was already mentioned, the rowing, sailing and fishing clubs are active in the summer. Plans are under way to build an attractive ski resort on Biokovo.
During the summer, it is possible to rent a jet ski in certain parts of the beach. Everyone with jet-ski is required to comply with the guidelines prescribed by law and must protect the swimmers.