Brela accommodation is an excellent choice if you have decided on the Makarska Riviera for your holiday destination. Also, if you want to stay in a destination from which you can quickly and easily visit the natural and historical sights of Croatia and Dalmatia, this is the right choice for you. Brela is a small place located south of Split and from which the famous Makarska Riviera begins. The Riviera is named after the largest city in Makarska, and next to Brela, there are several beautiful Dalmatian places. Many like Brela are known for their beaches, lovely promenades, and ideal places for relaxation.
Makarska Riviera is about 60 kilometers long. It includes places (arranged from north to south): Brela, Baska Voda, Promajna, Krvavica, Bratus, Bast, Makarska, Tucepi, Podgora, Drasnice, Igrane, Zivogosce, Drvenik, Zaostrog, Podaca, Brist and Gradac. Mountain Biokovo keeps its back to the entire Riviera and makes the landscape unique and unforgettable. It is a favorite destination of many visitors, especially lovers of nature and hiking. From 2020, it is beautiful because of the Skywalk that you should see while staying on the Riviera.
From Makarska, the ferry goes to Brač (in Sumartin) and from Drvenik to the island of Hvar (Sućuraj). From all places on the Makarska Riviera, there is a beautiful view of the islands, and the closest are Hvar and Brac. Also, there are many different options to visit these islands during your stay take advantage of a day trip to discover the islands’ beauties and hidden coves and enjoy a boat ride.
When you arrive at the Makarska Riviera, there is a lot of activity and content that is fun and tempting. From the beautiful beaches, nature, cycling, hiking, attractive Skywalk, buggy safari, boat trips to nearby islands, trips to national parks or pearls like Dubrovnik and Split, really a variety of options are at your fingertips. Depending on your time and interests, you can tailor an ideal vacation plan.
The location of the Makarska Riviera is ideal for those who plan to visit destinations such as Dubrovnik, Split, Trogir, or the Krka National Park during their stay in Croatia. We have already mentioned that the islands are within easy reach of the Makarska Riviera. Only an hour or two drive separates the Riviera from, for example, Mostar, the Neretva Valley, Omis, or Imotski.
The beginnings of tourism in Brela were at the beginning of the 20th century when the first tourists discovered this unique place and pansion in 1932.
Thus, Brela and the locals nurture a long tourism tradition and provide quality service to their guests. The natural development of tourism began in the 60s of the 20th century with the construction of the Adriatic Highway and continues today.
Brela is best known for its beautiful beaches, often on the most prestigious European and world lists of the most beautiful beaches. You have probably already heard or seen pictures of the beaches of Punta Rata and Podrače. They are located in Brela.
Another recognizable symbol that you have undoubtedly seen is the stone of Brela. This natural specialty adorns many tourist guides and is an ideal place for great photos as a souvenir from Brela.
In addition to these most famous locations, there are many other beaches and coves where you can enjoy the crystal clear sea and peace. It is equally enjoyable for all ages, and everyone can find entertainment for themselves.
The beaches are bordered by centuries-old green pines that provide delightful shade during the hot summer months.
They also protect the long promenade, so walking along the whole town is always pleasant. It is also ideal for recreation, brisk walking, running, or cycling.
There are also numerous cafes and restaurants where you can have fun and taste excellent local dishes and wines.
Brela is located in a part of Croatia called Dalmatia, on the Adriatic coast, and in many ways belongs to the Mediterranean. And the climate is typical, mainly Mediterranean. Summers are long and warm, and winters are mostly mild. There are many sunny hours a year, and precipitation is most common in the autumn. Warmer weather starts in March, although it is not uncommon to stay, work and socialize outdoors during the winter.
The exceptions are the days when the wind blows, known as the bura, which is cold and strong. It is more characteristic of winter, fortunately.
Temperatures are above 25 degrees from June to September, reaching their maximum in late July and mid-August.
A large number of guests come to their Brela accommodation by car.
Brela is located on the Adriatic Highway, which during the ride provides an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful views and meet many charming little places along the coast. Still, many visitors choose to come using the highway.
Guests arriving by plane usually land at the airport in Split, which is about an hour’s drive from Brela. Some come by planes landing in Zadar and Dubrovnik, which are also just a few hours drive from Brela.
When you arrive at the airport, you can rent a vehicle there and drive to your destination in Brela, and many guests opt for a private transfer. In that case, the driver will meet you at the airport and take you to the address of your accommodation. It will also help you with luggage.
In addition to Brela accommodation, you might need many facilities during your vacation.
There are many cafes and restaurants, souvenir shops, and charming stalls with local products and fresh fruits and vegetables. If you need, you can buy groceries in supermarkets, and in the center, there is a post office and ATMs.
There is also a pharmacy in Brela.
Brela is one of the most popular resorts on the Adriatic coast and a favorite destination of many tourists. From year to year, more and more visitors decide to spend their vacation in Brela, and a significant number of those spend many years, and even decades, their holidays in Brela.
For this reason, you should not be surprised by the rich offer of accommodation that you can find in Brela. No matter what type of accommodation you are looking for, you can indeed find something that meets all your needs and the needs of your family and friends.
In Brela, you can choose between accommodation in modern and renovated hotels and provide quality service. You can, like many, opt for accommodation in private houses and apartments in great locations.
The choice of many guests is apartments in Brela near the beach.
Modernly decorated and equipped with everything you need during your vacation, it is an ideal form of accommodation for all who want to enjoy the proximity to the beach and the essential facilities and have their privacy and comfort as at home.
As your Brela accommodation, you can choose luxury villas with swimming pools for maximum relaxation and enjoyment of privacy and enough space and facilities for your whole family.