As the fourth largest Croatian Island, Hvar attracts thousands of visitors each year, for the glistening ocean, captivating history, pleasant temperatures and tempting food and drink. In our latest blog, we have a suggested itinerary of how you may like to spend seven days on the island.
Day 1: Arrival
After a day or two travelling to get to your luxury Hvar Island holiday villas, take some time to settle into your accommodation. Unpack your bags, freshen up after your journey and familiarise yourself with your surroundings. After an hour or two of relaxing and adjusting, try to find an authentic Croatian restaurant nearby, where you can sample some of the country’s foodie delights and maybe enjoy some of the fine wine to be grown and produced locally. After your meal, head back to your villa for a good night’s rest to prepare yourself for the island adventures ahead!
Day 2: Beach Day
With so many breathtaking beaches on Hvar, you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to a place to breathe in the rejuvenating sea air, admire the azure waters and feel the warm sand between your toes. From the pebbled city beach of Dubovica, to the family-friendly favourites such as Grebisce, where your panoramic views will consist of the fragrant pine forest and the stunning stretch of sand.
Day 3: Explore the Town of Hvar
Steeped in history and boasting some architectural jewels, the town of Hvar is a pleasure to explore. Whether you spend an hour or two wandering the marbled streets with no set itinerary or you’ve planned to see the heritage highlights, you’re guaranteed to find something fascinating. It may be a sunset sinking into the sea, a bustling bar, a medieval castle, museum or the temptation of a glass or two of wine with a fine meal, there is much to both see and do.
Day 4: Explore the Surrounding Islands
Our guide to island hopping in Croatia gives you a glimpse into the many isles that line the shores of this captivating country. From those covered in dense Mediterranean forests such as Mljet, to the seductive and bohemian charms of Vis, or maybe the towering cliffs and fine sandy coves appeal to you, with more than 1,200 to choose from, you could explore a different one every day of your holiday!
Day 5: Discover the Fascinating History
Steeped in history, Hvar Island holds many fascinations and glimpses into the past. For an unbeatable panoramic view of the town, surrounding islands and open ocean, as well as an insight into what was once a fundamental form of protection, a visit to the fortress is a must during your stay! There is evidence that there has been a fort here for more than 2,000 years, and today, it is home to an array of fascinating artefacts from the Middle Ages and a collection of amphorae.
Day 6: Rest and Relaxation
After a busy week of sightseeing, fine dining, events and activities, spend your last day making the most of the free time, rejuvenate yourself and relax at one of the many beautiful locations on the island, or at your holiday villa. At a selection of our wellness villas, a spa, sauna, hot tub or Jacuzzi will be available for you to use, as well as a swimming pool, should you fancy a dip!
Day 7: Departure
As with most holidays, the days soon disappear and the time for you to think about heading home arrives. Make the most of your final day, once again wander the captivating streets of Hvar, wine and dine in one of the many authentic restaurants, soak up the last of the sun and then head home, with memories of your fantastic break in Croatia set to last a lifetime.
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