Hvar Holiday Apartments & Villas

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Holiday in Hvar

This idyllic harbour-town on the island of Hvar in the Adriatic is scented of lavender; as the rocky surrounding hills are blanketed in purple. Popular with yacht-goers for years, the Croatian town of Hvar is situated on the south coast of the island in a picturesque, sheltered bay – offering safe haven for boats year round. A regular catamaran ferry service also connects Hvar to the mainland and surrounding islands.

With a mild Mediterranean climate and a rich cultural history, a holiday in Hvar is one that can be enjoyed by anybody, whether holidaying with the family or a special someone. The main draw for visitors here is most definitely the elegant beaches, with Hvar’s luxurious white sands and crystal clear waters. Travelling into the town proper, one finds the influence of classic Italy evoked in the narrow, cobbled streets and stone bricked buildings of this olden-days Venetian port.

Explore Hvar

One of the earliest tourist destinations in Europe (the town has been providing services to visitors since 1868), Hvar town is a protected Cultural Heritage area with many cultural sights, archaeological sites and a theatre often cited as being the oldest in Europe. The 14th century defensive walls are still standing, and along with two imposing fortresses (one containing an observatory) on the hills above, a walk along Hvar’s well-trodden paths makes for a fascinating journey to ancient times.

With many museums, the Hvar Municipal Theatre, the Gallery of Modern Art and lots of lively, friendly shops selling a variety of arts and crafts – any hunger for culture is easily sated. The town’s bars and restaurants provide an exciting (and delicious) social veneer to Hvar and a vibrant nightlife, especially during the Hvar Summer Festival from late June to late September.

Renting holiday accommodation in Hvar

Whether your preference strays to an apartment in the historic centre of town or a balcony with a stunning ocean view, there is no better way to enjoy the elegance and pure beauty of this striking part of Croatia. Make sure to create memories you will always treasure by having an authentic stay. There is no greater pleasure while on holiday than returning to your own, private space and putting your feet up – while perhaps even relishing a home cooked meal from your very own kitchen.

Latest Hvar reviews:
4.5 out of 5 based on 349 reviews
Stayed 4 - 12 Aug 2014 in:
Fantastic property and excellent host, Simona. My boyfriend and I had such a great time. Highly recommended.
Stayed 10 - 13 Aug 2014 in:
The property is brilliantly located in a quiet, residential, area of Hvar. Within 5 mins you can be in the busy centre of Hvar or in 2 mins you can be at the... More
Stayed 5 - 11 Aug 2014 in:
The terrace is the selling point , it's huge and has absolutely stunning views. The rooms are large and air conditioned, the bathrooms are a adequate and th... More
Stayed 6 - 11 Aug 2014 in:
The apartment is very comfortable. It position is the best, close to both the beach and the city center. The only problem was the lack of internet wifi.
Stayed 10 - 14 Aug 2014 in:
We had an excellent stay here in Hvar! The owner was very helpful from the beginning, providing us with a lot of information on how to get to the property, a... More

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