Makarska Riviera is a small region located on the south part of the Croatian coast.
Center of Makarska Riviera is a city Makarska, and other smaller towns gravitate towards Makarska. One of those towns is Brela, well known place among many of the tourists all over the world. It is a pioneer of tourism on Makarska Riviera region because of its extreme natural beauty that people wanted to visit since 1930s, even though those were troubled years in whole Europe.
Brela tourism from then went rapidly up, and in last two decades it really blossomed. Every year the offer of the apartments in Brela is getting bigger and better. Municipality Brela is taking care of the environment and always investing in something new that will be interesting to the guest and will expand activities which you can do in Brela. Hotels in Brela are accommodating most of the tourists since they have big capacity, and somehow those guests get lost in one of many beaches Brela has to offer.
But Brela accommodation is not only in hotels. Many private renters provide for the guests new apartments or rooms, depending on your desires. Now there is enough accommodation in Brela to satisfy all the guests that want to spend vacation in Brela. Most apartments in Brela are modern, luxury decorated which is now in high demand. But Brela vacation do not have to be in the center of the town. If you want to have more privacy, you can go on a remote location where you can find many Brela villas with swimming pools. Holiday home in Brela has become very attractive to the guests of all age categories.
If you think that they can always go to the beach, this phenomenon is not weird at all.The beaches in Brela are something you can talk about for ages. 6,5 kilometres of pure heaven would be your thought after Brela vacation. Most famous is Punta Rata beach, a winner of Blue Flag, which symbolizes quality of the sea and surrounding area. Other beach you would want to visit is a beach Podraće, which European Parliament pointed out as the first choice to see among many european beaches.
If Brela is not enough to you, do not worry. Excursions from Brela go in many directions and they cover most of the central Dalmatia, including cities like Split and Dubrovnik or islands like Brač, Hvar and Vis. For anything else, like going to nearby places Baška Voda or Makarska, there is Brela taxi on your disposition. They also do transfers from Brela to the airport Split and back. So after all, you do not even need to go with the car on your dream vacation since most of the places are so well connected to Brela.
Makarska is the closest bigger city to Brela, where you can enjoy in city rush, and feel mediterranean soul of the city. Makarska apartments are as nice as in Brela, but most of them are not so close to the beach since it is a bigger city. Except apartments in Makarska, i would like to point out rich cultural heritage of the city. It is an ancient city with lot of intact architectural wonders and many museums that contain little pieces of Makarska history. Above the city, there is Nature Park Biokovo, old mountain with specific wildlife and spectacular view from the top.
So much to see and do in such a small region like Makarska Riviera. There is no other choice but to visit Brela and Makarska Riviera.