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 for charter sailors and yachters. There are a couple of restaurants with superb local cuisine around. 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. The place features many beaches varying from stone, concrete to tiny pebble beaches.