Brela (beach Punta Rata) … If you ask the locals where the best beaches in Croatia, many will recommend Brela without much thought. Brela is a municipality located 15 km northwest of Makarska. During the winter, this place is not particularly lively, but during the summer filled with tourists. Few people know for a fact that the famous beach in Brela Punta Rata, included on the list of the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world in 2004. The symbol of Brela which you can often see in postcards is called Brela which is covered with pine trees. Just 20 minutes drive from Makarska is Biokovo Nature Park, ideal for a day trip to beautiful nature.