Brela is a village in Dalmatia (Croatia) with 1,703 inhabitants (2011). It is located on the Croatian coast on the Makarska Riviera, about 15 km northwest of the town of Makarska, between the Biokovo mountain and the Adriatic Sea. The white sandy beaches of Brela, which are lined with pine trees are characteristic for the area. Symbol of the city is the Brela Stone front of the beach Punta Rata. Name factor and characteristic of the region of Brela are undersea springs, which bubble up near the coast below sea level in the sea. These sources (Croatian vrelo) generate eddy (Croatian Vrulja) at the sea surface. The water comes from the mountain Biokovo. Brela is right on the Adriatic Highway.