Hvar is an island which lies in the Adriatic Sea. It is the longest and the sunniest island in Croatia and also one of the most beautiful islands in the world.
It is part of the central Dalmatian archipelago and forms part of the Split-Dalmatia County in Dalmatia. The island of Hvar is first recognized by its yachts, which have now been turned into mega-yachts.
It is a required stop in the Adriatic Sea and deserves all the honors and is often referred as the Croatian Madeira as it enjoys 2724 hours of sunshine every year.
Inland, the island is dotted with a stunning panorama of lavender fields, peaceful villages and numerous pine-covered hills.
Hvar is also a renowned yacht charter destination and hosts a popular harbor which extends its open arms to the sea along a long seaside promenade dotted with small rocky beaches that stretch from end to end.
The island hosts 3 marinas entirely dedicated for yachts: Palmizana ACI Marina; with 160 berths for yachts measuring up to 20m long, Vrboska ACI Marina; with 84 berths for yachts measuring up to 25m long and ther Nautiki Centar Hvar.
The marina is also within easy distance to Marina Rogoznica and Solaris YC Marina in Sibenik.
While approaching the island on board your yacht, you will get a good sight of the waterfront promenade which is bordered with a row of palm trees and some 7th century’s walls which are over topped by the various fortresses that extend downwards to the town till the Venetian Loggia.
During your visit in the town, you will have the opportunity to explore the magnificent Piazza, considered as the most beautiful square in Dalmatia. Nearby, you will see the St Stephen Cathedral which is bordered by the palaces of Groda and by the cascading stone-built houses of Burag.
You can also visit the Hvar Heritage Museum, Arsenal Gallery of Modern Art, the Captains Room in Stari Grad, Fisherman Museum. You will also see the oldest theatre in Europe in the town.
During the summer season, you can also witness the various music and folk events where the streets are full the street entertainers. If you are looking to spend a night out, you will also find some nightclubs like Carpe Diem and Hula Hula where you can have fun till the early hours of the morning.