The beach "Dugi rat" is the most beautiful of all the beaches in Brela and it is also the most famous. Namely, in 2004 the American journal "Forbes" declared this beach as the most beautiful one in Europe, and the 6th the most beautiful in the world. It is the first beach in Dalmatia on which, starting from the year 1999, the "Blue flag" (European ecology award) flutters. Besides this beach, other two beaches are the "Blue flag" bearers: the "Berulia" beach (from 2003) and "Stomarica" beach (from 2004) situated in the west part of Brela. The Blue flag guarantees the safe, comfortable, and preserved environment intended for relax and recreation.