About Hvar island

  • Extraordinarily beautiful Hvar town
  • Fashionable Carpe Diem and Hula Hula night clubs
  • UNESCO world heritage landscape
  • Pretty towns and harbours around the island
  • 2800 sunshine hours a year: the most in Croatia
  • Must visit: The Pakleni islands

A glorious island with history, architecture, night clubs, lavender fields, pretty harbours and bays and the most sunshine days in Croatia

The sunniest island in the Adriatic, incomparably beautiful, best of all worlds - sea, beaches, nightlife, cocktails, foodie paradise, history and culture, pretty towns, lavender country. Hvar island is the longest and the sunniest Croatian island and probably the most famous.  It is a part of the central Dalmatian archipelago and has a length of 68 km and a maximum with width of only 10.5 km. Hvar is famed for its benign climate - it has over 2700 sunshine hours a year and its winters are exceptionally mild. The interior of Hvar is planted with olive groves and vineyards. Hvar provides excellent local olive oil. Its red and white wines are delicious, particularly the red called Zlatan Plavac. Hvar is also famous for its great fields of wild lavender which scent the whole island and are of amazing purple colour in June and July and are turned into scented soap and perfume. On the north of Hvar there are sandy beaches, Mina beach in Jelsa, Maslinica beach in Stari Grad, in Sucuraj sandy Cesminica and  Mlaska beaches.

Destinations in Hvar island