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Bratus is a village in Central Dalmatia, Croatia close to the city Makarska. It's a small fishing and tourist village with less than 50 inhabitants outside the holiday season.

Close to the main tourist hub Makarska, Bratus has managed to preserve its original athmosphere of a small fishing community.

Bratus is a perfect place for families and people looking for a small, calm village at the Croatian coast of the main tourist places. It is also a great base for active holidays in the Biokovo mountains.

Get in

Get by ferry, plane, train or car to Split, 50km north of Bratus. Drive along the coastal highway from Split to Makarska. Get of at Kravica, 5km before Makarska. Bratus lies below Kravica at the waterfront.

There regular regional bus connections from Split to Makarska. Get of at Kravica and walk down to Bratus in 10 min.

Get around

Best way to get around is by car. Bus lines connect with Makarska and Split. But Makarska is accessible within a 1h walk along the shore, too. After a 10min walk north you reach Promajna, a tourist and fishing village slightly larger than Bratus with a market, grocery shops and a couple of restaurants.


Bratus has a small, charming beach promenade with a small shop, a cafe and a restaurant. Swimming is possible there and along the path towards Makarska. In Makarska you can visit the nice old town and harbor. Ferries leave for Brac and Hvar. The Biokovo mountain range boasts various challenging hikes.


There is no hotel in Bratus. Accommodation is available in private holiday apartments. Especially off season you can ask the locals about space available, but during the high season it is good to book ahead.

Check for accommodation and further information:

[Akrap Family]

[Villa Babin Ranc]

[Villa Iris]