Beaches in Brela are undoubtedly among the most beautiful in Croatia. The combination of blue, crystal-clear water, along with light gravel sand, and the lushness and color of the surrounding greenery, gives an unearthly landscape.
For some, it is so delightful that they come back here for holidays every year.
The outstanding beauty of the beaches in Brela is also appreciated on a global scale. For example, Punta Rata beach was on the list of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Others, however, have been awarded the Blue Flag certificate, which means that these beaches are primarily distinguished by cleanliness and good development.
Which beaches should you choose in Brela?
The beaches in Brela are a paradise for sunbathers, you can choose between places with full infrastructure, extensive and well developed, and small, more hidden and less crowded by tourists.
Everyone will find something for themselves.
Importantly, all beaches in Brela are suitable for families with children, with a gentle entry into the sea. On most of them you can take advantage of all kinds of sports activities, from pedal boats, scooters, motorboats, to parasailing (hang gliding behind a motor boat).
Umbrellas and sunbeds can be rented everywhere.
There are also aqua-aerobics organized on Brela’s beaches, you can go on a canoe trip or go snorkelling. The youngest have not been forgotten and there is a playground at one of the beaches (Soline beach). There are plenty of pubs on the beaches serving as catering facilities.
Let’s get to the specifics, i.e. to the description of the best and most beautiful beaches in Brela:
Punta Rata Beach
Punta Rata – the most popular, because of its unique beauty, has been made famous all over the world as one of the most beautiful in the world.
See on the map exactly where the Punta Rata beach along with Brela Stone is located:
The beach is pebble, spacious and on one side protected by trees, where you can hide from the scorching sun. There are toilets (extra charge), restaurants and cafes.
In addition to water and sun bathing, you can also play football and volleyball, as well as tennis. For those interested, parasailing and snorkeling is possible due to the transparency of the water.
One should also remember that this part of Brela is a protected area (nature reserve).
The most famous place on the beach of Punta Rata (actually in the sea right on the shore) is a rock covered with pine trees. “Brela Stone” is one of the more common symbols on all postcards and guidebooks from this region.
Another beach in Brela is:
Berulia Beach – extends 400 meters along the coast. It consists of three bays and, like Punta Rata, is generously protected from the sun by trees.
Almost every year it is awarded the Blue Flag for its purity. Berulia beach is guarded and adapted for the disabled.
You can play volleyball or football here, or go water skiing. There are toilets and changing rooms as well as catering facilities.
Soline Beach – a friendly place for families with children. As we have already mentioned, there is a playground, lifeguard care, changing rooms and toilets.
As in other cases, part of the beach is sheltered by trees, so you can shelter from the sun. Of course, there are also deckchairs and umbrellas for rent.
What about attractions for tourists?
You can rent a boat and play beach ball. Along the beach on the promenade there are bars and restaurants where you can buy something to eat and drink. There is also a supermarket nearby.
Apartments right on the beach in Brela
If you’re going to Brela on holiday, be sure to read our guide about accommodation in Brela where we described the possibilities of renting an apartment right on the beach!
Stomarica Beach – is another pebble beach in Brela with crystal clear water. It is ideal for families with children, as well as people who learn to swim.
You can use toilets, changing rooms and showers on the beach. There are lifeguards, umbrella and deckchairs rental and water equipment rental – boats, kayaks and jet skis.
Parasaling is also available. Stomarica Beach also has gastronomic facilities and natural shade from trees growing on the shore.
Podrace Beach – located near the famous Punta Rata Beach. Like it, it has been noticed and belongs to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
It is covered with small gravel, there are showers and changing rooms as well as restaurant and cafe facilities. Podrace Beach, like others in Brela, is partly sheltered by pine trees. It is an ideal place for families with children and for couples for romantic walks.
Its characteristic point is the coastal rocks covered with pine trees, which were once used to obtain salt from the sea.
Maestral Beach – it is a pebble beach that you can get on foot or from the sea. Ideal for families with children and people who do not feel too confident in the water.
The swimming area is marked accordingly, there are changing rooms, showers and toilets.
The beach has full catering facilities, as well as parking and shops. You can rent sunbeds and umbrellas, as well as rent water equipment.
For large and small there is an attraction in the form of an inflatable water park. There is also a mini golf course and beach volleyball court. As practically everywhere, you can hide from the sun in a nearby forest.
Jakirusa Beach – is another good place for sunbathing with the family, but also for romantic walks. Jakirusa Beach is pebbly and sheltered by trees on one side.
There are shopping and dining facilities, parking as well as showers and changing rooms. Of course you can also rent deck chairs and sunshades.
When it comes to activities and attractions for tourists, you can jump from the rocks, rent a pedalo and ride a banana.
Weather in Brela
Also check the long-term weather forecast for Brela to help you choose the right time to spend your vacation and vacation in this city.
Another beach in Brela worth attention is:
Jardula Beach – is a small pebble beach with a marked swimming area. It is also great for family sunbathing.
As always, the trees act as shelters from the sun. There are showers and changing rooms, as well as catering facilities. It is worth taking a mask and a tube with you to lace it up.
See also what else is worth taking to Croatia for a vacation.
And the last beach on our list located in Brela:
Lucica Beach – is a fairly narrow rocky and pebble beach, partly concreted and covered with trees. Suitable for families with children, with full catering facilities.
Umbrellas and sunbeds can be rented on site, there is also a shower and changing room. On the beach you can swim, snorkel and play water polo.
Let’s take a look at the beach which is located a little north of Brela but in our opinion it is worth visiting:
Vrulja Beach – pebbly, picturesque, surrounded by high cliffs. It is slightly away from Brela, and the easiest way to get to it from the sea – by renting a boat or canoe.
There are no cafes, bars or water equipment rentals.
It is an ideal place for those seeking peace and intimacy. Vrulja beach is also popular among naturists.
Reviews about beaches in Brela: which one should you choose? What’s the best?
More reviews about Brela beaches can also be found on Tripadvisor at this address where tourists spending their holidays in Brela upload their photos, opinions and insights. If you are looking for information not only about beaches but also the city itself, it is also worth visiting the official website of the city of Brela
Of course, we are waiting for your comments and opinions related to beaches in Brela. Let me know which you think is the best for sunbathing with small children and which for romantic evenings for two. Where is the best to dive and where do you think is the best infrastructure.