Podgora is early inhabited due to its geographical position. For the first time is mentioned in written documents in 1571. as one of the places under the Venice protection, after the Turkish defeat at the Battle of Lepanto. From this period there are remains of a cemetery with some tombstones preserved. Church of Sv. Tekla is mentioned in 1630. In Gornja Podgora which was inhabited until a large earthquake in 1962. year, there are numerous remains of churches, and most important buildings are also damaged in the earthquake, a large tower on the hill Roščići from the time of Turkish invasion. The tower has lost its "warlike" appearance since it was eventually adapted for housing. Important historical monuments include the Church of All Saints, built in 1764. and the Chapel of the Holy Heart of Jesus built in 1804. made to build a family Mrkušić. During its long history to this day Podgora faced to the sea and its living from the sea, although until the second half of the twentieth century. After the great earthquake in 1962. Podgora was completely turned to the sea. Its inhabitants built their houses near the sea, rather than reconstructing old ones in the Gornja Podgora. Construction of the Adriatic highway and the growing presence of tourism also contributed.

Whether you want to spend your vacation in a hotel or private accommodation, you can be assured that you will also find exceptional warmth and unique charm of the Mediterranean. The mild Mediterranean climate with warm summers and mild winters offers holidays throughout the year, especially for those living in difficult conditions of continental climate. Here you can find a place that will provide you with a little luck and a lot of health at any time to arrive, and you are always welcome.

From ancient times to the present charter boat Podgora has always had a naval and maritime tradition. The core of today's Podgore developed around the harbor in which today is dominated by fishing boats, increasingly giving way to the tourist board. There is also a World War II anti-fascist struggle was conceived by the sea, which is commemorated by the monument "Galebovo wing" that dominates the hillside above the village. The two marinas, Porat Čaklje may accommodate 360 ships, though most of these moorings are constantly busy ships locals. These two ports are also one of safest anchorages on this coast.