Most popular Villas on Hvar
Highlights on Hvar
- Stunning beaches
- Delicious cuisine
- Fantastic sunsets
- Romantic activities
- Fantastic trips to neighbouring villages
Most popular amenities for Villas on Hvar
Villas in Hvar
Hvar is one of Croatia’s top islands. You can find a wide array of villas to rent in the main coastal resorts of the island. If you like to be in a busy area, with shops, restaurants and nightlife, Hvar Town is the perfect spot, with its Venetian town houses lining the winding alleys. Jelsa, Vrboska and Stari Grad offer fantastic villas close to the sea but in a more relaxed atmosphere. Have a wonderful time and enjoy the Dalmatian way of life in your villa.Beautiful villas on the lavender island
Find the villa you need for your family holiday, accommodate your friends or travel with your other half and enjoy the privilege of sea views every morning surrounded by a wild landscape and the distinctive lavender aroma. The purple lavender surrounds many areas with towns and little interior villages. Find the perfect villa where the fragrance will fill up your rooms with a relaxing smell. Enjoy nice gardens and patios, park your car in your own plot and bask in the sun by the swimming pool. Traditional Croatian architecture and light colours are the main features of most villas around the island. Find one that meets your criteria and enjoy your time in Hvar!
Travellers and activities
Spending a day at the beach is a must while you stay in Hvar. Most beaches are a short walk from the main towns or just a short drive away. Close to Hvar you have Milna or Dubovica. If you are staying in Stari Grad or Vrboska you can enjoy the beautiful Maslinica Bay, the only sandy beach and near Jelsa, Mina or the Bay of St Luca are the most popular ones. Enjoy the pebble beaches, crystal clear waters and the beautiful turquoise colour that will draw you inHvar for diving lovers
Discovering the underwater world of Croatia is a unique experience. The Pakleni Islands are one of Croatia’s best scuba diving spots and heading west, Cape Pelegrin is also where most divers are attracted to. Pakleni Otoci offers great sea views and Vodnjak reef, on the southwest part of Stambedar Island, is the area where divers can enjoy the reefs coated with red algae, yellow coral and coloured sponges. The sea life is so rich and you will enjoy hundreds of fish species swimming around you. Explore a whole marine paradise.
The island of Hvar enjoys 2718 hours of sunshine a year, making it Croatia's sunniest island. Don’t forget your sunglasses!
Top 7 travel tips in Hvar
Close your eyes and imagine a large natural carpet of lavender. Feel the sensations of that delicious fragrance as you breath in and out. Thanks to some locals, the tiny village of Velo Grablje is a major attraction at the end of June when they held the Lavender Festival. From May to June you can take a guided tour through the aromatic fields and get to know the links between the island and lavender before tourism arrives on the island. After a walk around the fields, head to the distillery and see how aromatic products are made out of lavender. Visit the small village and have a nice meal after your tour.2. Explore the interior villages on wheels
Hvar is much more than just beaches and no visit is complete without seeing the lush interior. Get on your motorbike, bike or drive your car to explore the inland area by the rolling hills where you will find nearly abandoned villages. These views will give you a glimpse of the island’s rural life, back in the day. The ancient stone buildings and narrow streets are mostly untenanted but they still evoke how locals devoted their lives to tending beehives and olive trees, making lavender products, wine-making and farming. Explore the Stari Grad Plain, a World Heritage Site and get mesmerised by the beauty of this fantastic island.3. Visit the main coastal destinations
Discover Milna, a tiny fishing village with two little sandy beaches where to spend a relaxing day swimming, strolling and wandering around the village. Head to Vrboska and discover the picturesque canals which are reminiscent of Venice. Visit the monuments and wander around the marina. Enjoy a nice meal admiring the lights reflecting on the water, by the marina. It also has several striking monuments and a fine marina. Stari Grad is the island's oldest settlement and a quiet destination to enjoy local life and have a laid-back day. Jelsa is a little fishing village with some awesome sandy beaches to have a great time under the sun.4. Enjoy a golden sunset
Sunsets are one of the most appreciated nature shows one can enjoy. In Hvar, you can enjoy the beautiful sunsets from several beach clubs and pretty little beaches. If you are looking for cool places to unwind until the sun sets, we recommend a great sunset spot with hammocks along a rocky shore and sips of cold beer to make it worth your while. About a mile from St Stephen’s Square, you find Falko Bar and also Hula Hula Bar, where to enjoy a cocktail or your favourite tipple as the sun disappears on the horizon at the sound of chilled tunes.5. Enjoy the best of Dalmatian cooking
Gastronomy is a great part of Hvar’s main allure. As the Croatian saying tells us, the fish need to swim three times in total: in the ocean, in oil and in wine, when it is in our belly. One of the best places on the island to taste the best octopus salad, veggie plates of locally sourced produce, marinated fish and seafood platters is the rustic tavern Konoba Menego, on the way to Fortica. Indulge yourself with the best traditional food of the island washed down by fantastic house wine of a nearby producer.6. Visit the Pakleni Islands
Just offshore from Hvar Town you can visit the beautiful Pakleni Islands. This natural paradise is bathed by crystal clear waters and dotted with pebbly coves, secluded beaches and sun-drenched hills. The island of Galesnik is a popular dining spot. Jerolim, the favourite amongst naturists, and it is equipped with showers and a shop. Not far from Jerolim, you have Marinkovac and the striking Carpe Diem Beach Club in Spitanska. The largest island is Sveti Klement. Azure waves and the beautiful hamlet of Palmizana, the favourite amongst locals from Hvar to take a few days off.7. Take a romantic picnic
Hvar is a very romantic destination and you can enjoy a romantic picnic that takes place at an olive oil grove house. One of the best oil producers, Borijov Bojanic, is the host of this unique experience where you can appreciate the unique subtle flavour of this green liquid gold. Located in a perfect UNESCO World Heritage site, Ager field, the picnic is based on local herbs and vegetables and a sustainable principle. Enjoy island life, a delicious cuisine, unspoiled nature and a fabulous host!