Find the best place to stay — Hvar

Where to stay around Hvar?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,862 holiday lettings near Hvar. From 4,598 apartments to 761 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hvar for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Hvar?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Hvar. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Split: 8,768 holiday homes
  • Brač: 13,290 holiday homes
  • Korčula Island: 3,548 holiday homes
  • Dalmatia: 49,199 holiday homes
  • Makarska: 4,252 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Hvar! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Hvar?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Hvar with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Split: 8,768 holiday lettings
  • Makarska: 4,252 holiday lettings
  • Hvar: 2,713 holiday lettings
  • Bol: 4,507 holiday lettings
  • Omiš: 5,462 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Hvar?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Hvar. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hvar Town Arsenal: 4,870 holiday rentals
  • Makarska Beach: 8,022 holiday rentals
  • Zlatni Rat Beach: 10,681 holiday rentals
  • Lanterna Beach: 7,961 holiday rentals
  • Hvar Fortress: 5,181 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hvar listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Hvar, Croatia your home away from home

Hvar is the ultimate Dalmatian Island. Blanketed by thick, Mediterranean vegetation and blessed with a wonderfully mild climate, Hvar villas have been among the most popular holiday destinations with discerning travellers for centuries. Considered among the 10 most beautiful islands in the world, Hvar remains beautifully natural, attracting painters, nature lovers and outdoor sports enthusiasts in droves every year, who flock to apartments in Hvar, Croatia to enjoy the close links between man and nature and the charmingly traditional way of life which is still enjoyed on the island.

Things to do on holiday to Hvar, Croatia

There is a huge amount to see and do from an apartment in Hvar. The coastline is stunning. The pebble beaches that surround the island mainly consist of small, crescent shaped bays, surrounded by thick pine woodland, which shelter visitors from the frequent winds that make Hvar a kite surfing haven. If you are looking for a soft sand beach from your holiday rental apartment in Hvar, there are a couple of natural, sandy beaches along the north coast, especially around Jelsa. There are plenty of opportunities to sail and kite surf in Hvar, with reliable winds caressing the north shores of the island. There are also some excellent scuba diving centres located in Hvar and Jelsa, with dive sites ideal for both experts and interested learners.

One of the most enjoyable ways to explore from Hvar villas is to take the slow route through the island, travelling under your own steam. Cycling through Hvar is a hugely popular way to explore, taking in the sights and smells, especially the rich fragrance of lavender which covers the island. There are a huge range of cycle paths throughout the meadows, country roads and forest tracks of Hvar, details of which are readily available from the Hvar Tourist Information offices.

Places to visit on holiday to Hvar, Croatia

Hvar Town paintings cannot do the town justice. The ancient town is stunning, located on a sheltered harbour. The ancient monuments which make up the town appear at every turn, and although St Stephens Cathedral, the Theatre of Hvar and Groda Palace are the best known attractions in Hvar town, it is almost impossible to set any monuments apart from the rest of the town, such is the ancient beauty. There is plenty of walking from Hvar town, both into the unspoilt woodland and along the coved coastline that surround the town, and by night, the bars and restaurants of Hvar attract people from across the island.

Other Dalmation Islands are within range of a fantastic day trip from a Hvar villa too. Boats can be arranged heading for the islands of Brac, Ciovo and Korcula among others.

Weather in Hvar, Croatia

Hvar has a magnificently mild climate, and is famous for its warm temperatures and remarkable lack of rain. During the warmest summer months, (July and August), monthly average temperatures hover around the 25˚C mark, with daily peaks routinely reaching up to 30˚C. The clear seas are easily warm enough for swimming from May until November as sea temperatures between these months remain above 20˚C too. In winter, a very special time for painters in Hvar villas, temperatures still average between 8 and 10˚C.

Travel to Hvar, Croatia

In order to reach a self catering apartment in Hvar, you must first catch a flight to Split Airport (SPU), services to which are provided by easyJet, Flybe and British Airways. The airport has excellent bus connections to Split ferry terminal, from which there are a large range of ferries, catamarans and boats waiting to take you across to Hvar and your Hvar holiday rental.


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Attractions in and around Hvar Island

First time in Hvar Island and looking for things to do? Don't miss landmarks such as Hvar Fortress and Purkin Kuk, and unique cultural highlights such as Stari Grad Museum and Hvar Public Theater. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Lanterna Beach, Jerolim Beach and Mlaska Beach. Fun activities in the city include Jelsa Harbour, Port of Hvar and Palmizana Marina. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as Zlatni Rat Beach, Baska Voda Beach or Makarska Beach to your agenda.