Brela

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Brela
43°22.017'N, 016°55.948'E Chart icon.png
lat=43.36695 | lon=16.93247 | zoom=17 | y
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The tiny harbour of Brela

The tiny harbour of Brela lies on the Adriatic coast of Croatia three miles SE of the settlement of Omis and one mile NW of the equally small harbour of Baska Voda. The village’s setting is superb, under the slopes of Mount Biokovo and surrounded by small sandy coves fringed with pine trees.

The harbour here has been expanded and refurbished in recent years, but there is usually very little space for a visiting yacht and it is wise to come early and have an alternative mooring plan. Shelter in the harbour is adequate in settled weather but poor in S or W winds, when shelter should be sought in Split or on the island of Brac.

Charts

British Admiralty 1574
Croatian 100-21
Imray M26 (Split to Dubrovnik)

Weather

See Croatia.

Passages

See Croatia.

Islands

Communication

Also see World Cruiser's Nets.

Navigation

There are no hazards in the approach. The harbour can be identified by the curved breakwater enclosing two small basins divided by a central pier. The harbour is entered from W. Depths in the entrance are unknown but likely to be in excess of 5.0 metres.

Berthing

Moorings in the inner basin

Berth wherever you can find space alongside the quays in the outer basin, clear of the moorings. Alternatively, you may be able to pick up one of the moorings if the user is away. Depths in the outer basin are unknown but likely to be 3.0 - 5.0 metres. Depths on the breakwater are probably in excess of 6.0 metres.

Anchorages

None.

Amenities

Facilities
Water None
Electricity None
Toilets None
Showers None
Laundry None
Garbage Some bins in the village
Supplies
Fuel None
Bottled gas
Chandlers
Services
Repairs
Internet From internet cafes
Mobile connectivity
Vehicle rentals None
Health

Provisioning

A few provisions shops in the village.

Eating out

Several cafes and restaurants in the village.

Transportation

Tourism

Coast near Brela

Brela is a popular and busy holiday resort, chiefly on account of its attractive rocky coastline and superb beaches.

Links

For other useful websites, see Croatia.

References

See Croatia.

Comments

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Date of member's last visit to Brela and this page's details validated:

  • Data compiled from web research (please update if possible) --Athene of Lymington 19:06, 7 August 2011 (BST)



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Names: Haiqu, Athene of Lymington


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