Punta Rata Beach – world-class beach in idyllic Brela

Strand Punta Rata Strandurlaub Kroatien in Brela

Dalmatia is a beautiful region in Croatia, especially for beach lovers. One of the underrated beaches is Punta Rata Beach near the small town of Brela. Plenty of space, good facilities and very well kept grounds are just some of the things you can expect when you visit. Stroll along the promenade under the pine trees or go for a swim in the turquoise waters. A truly fantastic beach area with a Caribbean feel. We’ll show you what to expect and what to look out for when you visit.

What Punta Rata Beach has to offer

Brela itself is a picturesque settlement that couldn’t be more beautiful. And in the middle of this idyll is Punta Rata Beach, which is not only considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, but has also been awarded the Blue Flag. Cleanliness and a wide range of facilities are therefore top priorities and attract new tourists time and time again. The whole beach is about 400 meters long and runs along the coast.


The mixture is what makes the beach so special. Between the fine pebbles and the rocky cliffs, there is also a beautifully preserved concrete promenade that runs around the beach and is perfect for a leisurely stroll. The many pine trees also provide plenty of shade. These are protected by law. A real highlight is the “Kamen Brela”, a stone that juts out of the water in the west and makes a wonderful photo motif.

Various facilities are also available:

  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Changing rooms
  • Parking lot
  • Sun beds
  • Beach umbrellas

Water sport activities

Punta Rata Beach in Brela has no shortage of water sports activities. You can easily spend a whole day here and you won’t get bored.

  • Stand-up paddling: Paddle around the bay of Brela.
  • Snorkeling: Explore the underwater world off the coast of Brela.
  • Kayaking: Go out on the sea and admire the panorama from afar.
  • Jet-ski: Fly over the sea and make the bay of Brela your own!
  • Pedal boat: Explore the water on a small boat.
  • Parasailing: Parasailing is for the brave.
  • Beach volleyball: Play with your friends on the fine gravel.

Restaurants, Bars and Cafes

In addition to the wide range of recreational activities, there is plenty of food and drink for a long stay. You can dine at the Punta Rata Restaurant or relax at the Caffe Bar Mačić. So there is plenty of choice and you will find both delicious drinks and tasty food.

Who is Punta Rata Beach suitable for?

Everyone is welcome at Punta Rata Beach, from families with children to older tourists coming to Brela. The beach is very well maintained thanks to its Blue Flag award, has excellent water quality and is also perfect for beginners. There is also a barrier-free access, so everyone can find their way here. We can only recommend a romantic walk along the promenade, as the view of the Adriatic Sea is heavenly!

Punta Rata Beach in Brela is considered to be one of the best beaches in the world and is impressive in almost every aspect. Thanks to its Blue Flag, it is both safe and clean, and there are an incredible number of water sports activities and food options. It all adds up to a wonderful stay on the Dalmatian coast.