Whether you are looking for a quiet coffee in a picturesque Dalmatian stone square, a fish indulgence from the freshest Adriatic catch, or the best places to dance the night away, you will find everything on Hvar.
Prince Harry's antics in Veneranda's pool and Beyonce's baby bump display at Hula Hula Beach Club have further enhanced the town's cool image. Don't miss the legendary Full Moon parties at Carpe Diem Beach Club. There is plenty of fine dining and cocktails to be had elsewhere: head to Me and Mrs Jones in Jelsa for one of Hvar's most innovative menus, before chilling over a mojito or three at Villa Verde.
Check out Stari Grad's fine gastronomic offer, including Ermitaz and Stari Mlin, or discover some of the culinary secrets in the inland villages - Stori Mlin in Malo Grablje, Konoba Kokot in Dol and Konoba Vrisnik in Vrisnik.
From a relaxed cappuccino on one of Hvar's numerous picturesque stone squares to a sunset cocktail overlooking the Pakleni Islands, there is an enviable selection of drinking options on Hvar.
Dalmatian life revolves around the cafe, and you will find yourself sucked into the relaxed lifestyle, relaxing over an espresso or two in the sun. There are plenty of bars to visit, including several excellent cocktail bars - we will visit them all below.
For those in any doubt that the party is on Hvar, the antics of Royal Raver Prince Harry confirmed the fact with his drunken escapades at top open-air club Veneranda. Meanwhile across the bay, the Full Moon parties at the Carpe Diem Beach Club grew ever more popular, with Boy George DJ-ing on the beach at Stipanska.
Trendy beach bar Hula Hula branched out into the nightclub business in 2011 with the opening of Pink Champagne. All this and more in this guide of where to find the party on Hvar.View items...
Foodies will delight in the gastronomic offer available on Hvar. Waterfront restaurants prepare the freshest catch from the abundance of the Adriatic, accompanied by an outstanding choice of locally-produced vegetables. The meat is also excellent, from lamb on the spit to the renowned peka dish (under the bell).
All this is washed down with some of the finest local wines, as the Hvar wine industry is undergoing something of a renaissance and attracting greater international attention.
Vegetarians have traditionally had a difficult time on Hvar, but things are changing slowly, as some restaurants are waking up to the vegetarian demand. Families will be pleased to hear this is also the case regarding children's meals.
There is plenty to discover in Hvar's restaurants and markets - check it out below!View items...
Hvar has a wealth of accommodation options to suit all budgets, from the penniless Couchsurfer to luxury living from 2,000 euro a day.
This section provides a comprehensive overview of the hotels, hostels, campsites and private accommodation on the island. There are also some tips on how to find somewhere to stay, and some things to be wary of when booking accommodation.
A wide selection of rental bookings will be available shortly on the site, and if you would like to list your property with us, please contact us.View items...
We know that Hvar has a party kid reputation, but we’re here to bring you an uplifting new community on the island, crafting you a different kind of soul searching experience this summer. Escape is not a festival, nor a party, but is rather a way for you to reunite with nature and oneself through adventure, new friendships and love.