is south of Split and north of the resort of Makarska. Brela
is an attractive village set on a beautiful full six kilometers
of white pebbly beach and is surrounded by fig trees, olive
groves and lovely pine woods. The beach at Brela slopes
gently into the safe blue sea making it an ideal place for
family holidays with young children. Setting is spectacular:
white pebbles underneath the huge Biokovo maintain.
Forbes magazine recently put it in the top 20 beaches of
The most popular beaches are Punta Rata and Berulija, both
awarded with Blue Flag.
Rata is a long, streched, pebbled , resort beach surrounded
by restaurants and coffee shops.
The beach has lifeguards, life-saving equipment, facilities
for disabled, doctor, sport facilities, catering facilities.
The lifeguards are present on the beach from June 1-September
30, from 8 a.m. till 8 p.m.
The beach is located in the vicinity of the Biokovo Mountain
Park of Nature, in a pine forest, on the outskirts of Brela
There are 3 ways to approach the beach: a promenade from
east and west, and a forest walk and road from north.
Berulija is a resort beach situated underneath a
hotel in the municipality of Brela. It is a pebbled beach,
400 m long, consisting of 3 small coves. The beach can be
approached by stairs and the road that leads from the city
center. A ramp prevents the cars from entering the beach.
The beach has sanitary facilities and it also offers during
the season various catering and rental facilties. 2 lifeguards
are present from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Numerous other facilities
can be found at the hotel. The beach offers facilities for