Drvenik is located in central Dalmatia, on the southern part of Makarska Riviera, more precisely in the Upper Makarska Riviera. In the past it was the centre of the municipality bearing the same name. It is situated 27 kilometers from Makarska, 26 kilometers from the port of Ploče and three kilometres from the island of Hvar, with which it is connected via Sućuraj ferry line. During summer ferries connect Drvenik to the island of Korčula as well. Due to its geo-strategic and traffic position Drvenik is well connected with the said islands which, together with the mountain of Biokovo and good connections with Dubrovnik , Omiš, Split, Mostar , Međugorje offers excellent opportunities for excursions.