Povlja (pronounced [pôːvʎa], locally Povje pronounced [pôːvje]) is a village on the island of Brač in Croatia. The village itself is located in a deep natural harbour surrounded by many other deep natural harbours, bays (Luke). Because of that it is famous for short-time docking and overnight docking for charter sailors and yachters. There are a couple of restaurants with superb local cuisine. The village is famous for its crystal clear sea and is perfect for family vacation due to its calmness and it represents a real intacted Mediterranean village. Many locals run their own business with renting out apartments in most houses in the village. Booking is best done well ahead of plan visit due to overbooking. The place features many beaches varying from stone, concrete to tiny pebble beaches.