Apfel Arena


Welcome to Apfel Arena, an innovative business, sports and cultural center located in beautiful Makarska. We are proud to present our exceptional offer that will fulfill your needs for successful and unforgettable events. With our expertise and flexibility, we ensure that all business events are successful and memorable.
2Meeting rooms
100Min room capacity
400Max room capacity
515Largest meeting room (m²)
Apfel Arena

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Basic information

Congress hall

The multimedia hall is equipped with the most modern audio-visual technology, a cinema projector and an impressive 15 meter wide projection screen. The hall is ideal for holding all kinds of congresses, conferences, business presentations, cinema and video projections.

With a total area of 515 m2 at auditorium setup, the hall offers enough space to comfortably accommodate 362 people and provides optimal conditions for presentations, lectures and showing various media content.
In addition to technical equipment, our expert team provides support during the event.

Meeting hall

The meeting hall is designed as a multifunctional and modular space suitable for various types of events such as business meetings, video projections, trainings, workshops, panel discussions and the like. Regardless of the type of event, the hall provides optimal conditions for a productive and interactive environment.
The meeting hall of capacity of 120 people at cinema setup has already proven its efficiency and functionality in the organization of various smaller events. It provides an intimate and focused environment for participants, encouraging collaboration, exchange of ideas and productivity.

Incentives - active holidays for employees

In cooperation with our partner travel agencies and hotels, we have created an offer of interesting incentive packages that will motivate and reward your employees. The Makarska Riviera is a beautiful area that provides an ideal environment for an active vacation and various activities.

Our MICE team is dedicated to designing unique programs for business entities. We offer one-day and two-day programs that will meet all expectations and adapt to your needs. Our programs are organized in unique locations so that you can experience the best of the Makarska Riviera.

  • Hiking tours in the beautiful mountain area of Biokovo. Participants will have the opportunity to explore untouched nature, enjoy beautiful views and develop team spirit while hiking together.
  • Zip-line – for those looking for a dose of adrenaline, we recommend a zip-line adventure. Participants will ride down the exciting zip-line tracks, enjoy the spectacular view and experience unforgettable moments.
  • Boat trips - to explore the coast of the Makarska Riviera or the islands of Brač and Hvar during these trips you can enjoy beautiful beaches, excellent lunch, crystal clear sea and panoramic views.
  • Mountain bike tours for cycling enthusiasts. Participants will explore picturesque trails and hilly terrain around the Makarska Riviera, accompanied by experienced guides.
  • Adrenaline trip to the Biokovo Skywalk - participants will have the opportunity to walk along the glass path high above the cliffs, enjoy a unique view and experience an incredible adventure. The atmosphere is further warmed up by driving adapted open vehicles.
  • Tourist sightseeing in Makarska - discover the beauty of the city of Makarska during a tourist sightseeing tour. Participants will get to know the history, culture and sights of the city through the guidance of an expert local guide.
  • Wine tours in the Vrgorace vineyard - we organize wine tours in the beautiful Vrgorace vineyard. Participants will have the opportunity to visit wineries, learn about wine production and taste local top wine varieties.

Teambuilding activities

ONE-DAY PROGRAMS include two-hour activities such as games, workshops, creative workshops, mini sports tournaments, problem-solving challenges or team sports. They are held inside the center, using meeting rooms and halls. Three-hour programs provide more time for deeper immersion in teambuilding activities.

TWO-DAY PROGRAMS can include half-day or full-day indoor activities in the Apfel Arena, such as workshops for skill development, team planning, leadership and collaboration, and creative workshops. In addition, you can use the meeting rooms for discussions, presentations and teamwork. If you want casual or fun content for your employees, quizzes and karaoke are a great way to relax. Outdoor programs include activities such as sports games or adventure activities. Participants can explore the Mediterranean garden of our center, use the gazebos for relaxing and socializing, and enjoy a barbecue, playing bocce and enjoying the fresh air in a beautiful natural environment. Archery, zip-line, group motivational training and other activities from our offer will further inspire your employees.

Sports games, tournaments, union games

Olympic Day – different sports disciplines that include team sports such as football, basketball, volleyball or handball. Scoring, medals and prizes for the winners are provided by us; Tournament in basketball,  volleyball, handball or indoor soccer; Fitness competition for employees.

Trade union sports events tend to have a more relaxed atmosphere and include a variety of sports, board games, team activities and competitions that are tailored to the different interests and abilities of employees. In support of the sporting event, we provide the services of our expert team consisting of doctors of physiatrist, kinesiologist, sports nutritionist and physiotherapist. We proudly highlight the tekar device (diathermy), physical therapy and manual therapy.

F&B offer

The rich congress menu consists of several menus that have been carefully designed to satisfy different dietary preferences and tastes. Our chefs use fresh and quality ingredients to prepare delicious dishes.
During business events, the coffee break service provides refreshment and energy boost to the participants. We have three different coffee break options - basic, standard and premium, which include different types of drinks, hot drinks and tasty snacks. Our experienced catering team ensures flawless food and beverage service during your event.


In cooperation with local hotels and guesthouses on the Makarska Riviera, we offer accommodation for the duration of the business event. In accordance with your affinities, we provide a diverse offer of hotels that meet different needs and styles. Our team has carefully selected facilities that meet high standards and provide comfort, quality and hospitality for your participants or partners.

The Makarska Riviera is known worldwide as a tourist destination that provides an extraordinary experience. A good reputation is accompanied by excellent accommodation services. We want you to feel rested, refreshed and ready for new business challenges during and after the event.

Medical center

A modern medical center was opened within the Apfel Arena. We offer our clients high-quality and easily accessible health care. In one place, we have gathered a number of recognized experts who are at your disposal for specialist examinations from various medical branches, with previously agreed appointments.
Our institution provides comprehensive medical services, including a complete analysis of medical biochemistry (from blood and urine), microbiological examinations (smears), and allergological and genetic tests. All these services are available in one place so that you can easily and thoroughly check your health.

Meeting rooms


Congress Hall

Maximum capacity: 400. Area: 515m²

Meeting Hall

Maximum capacity: 120. Area: 150m²


Area: 250m²

Equipment and services

  • Video projector
  • Projec. screen
  • Pointer
  • Flipchart
  • WiFi
  • Laptop
  • TV
  • Copy machine
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Video conferencing equipment
  • Sound system
  • Microphone
  • Stage
  • Speaker stand
  • Panel discussion equipment


  • Catering
  • Decoration
  • Technical support
  • Photo services
  • Video services
  • Car park


1City centre(km)
2Bus station(km)
63Train station(km)

How to contact us

Put Volicije 521300 Makarska, Croatia
Tel: 099 542 7385
Mail: Web: www.apfel.hr
Ivana Miočević FranićMICE manager
Mob: 099 499 1057
Apfel Arena

Interested in this venue? Check availability and prices!

You're planning an event and you're interested in this venue? Would you like to know more about availability and prices? Please send RFP via this form and we'll get back to you as soon as possible!

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