Hvar, Croatia



Hvar is best known as a summer resort and one of the most beautiful harbors in the world. The island caters to a party scene for those well heeled guests. Above all, Hvar is beautifully ornate with secluded beaches and coves.

The Small List

Best Hotels

Palace Elizabeth – Only steps away from the city’s most emblematic attractions, Palace Elisabeth elegantly combines the beauty of its past with its luxurious present.

Adriana Spa Hotel – Ideally located in the heart of Hvar with stunning views of the city and the marina.

Best Restaurants

Giaxa Restaurant – A modern restaurant in a 15th Century Palazzo in the Old Town with the freshest and finest local ingredients. In other words, Giaxa is a top notch restaurant to see and be seen!

Lola Street Food – A super cool place with an amazing lively atmosphere, outstanding international street food, and the best cocktails and mixologists on the island.

DalmatinoFor steak, fish and pasta, Dalmatino has it all. Meet new friends, become part of the family, and easily become a local with their warmth and hospitality.

Junior – Owned by a family of fishermen for many years, it’s a small, informal eatery on a cobbled street named “Kroz Burak”. It is a lovely place in a perfect setting on one of the little back alleys just off the harbor. The menu consists of varied mix of local cuisine and Croatian food designed to satisfy everyone. In conclusion, the pleasant atmosphere, daily caught fresh fish and excellent wine makes you feel like a real Dalmatian.

Grande Luna – A family owned restaurant hidden in small and narrow streets of beautiful Hvar. The rooftop terrace is extra special. As a result, taste some of the most famous traditional Dalmatian dishes under the stars.

Restaurant Gariful – Situated at the very waterfront of the town of Hvar, where the most luxurious yachts in the world are aligned next to each other, this restaurant has achieved a cult status. Furthermore, Gariful is a must visit destination. Famous people from the world of sports, art, fashion, and entertainment enjoy their dining experience with a sea view from the terrace.

La Bocca – A hotspot located in the center of Hvar city featuring Mediterranean and Italian fare.

Best Restaurants on Palmizana Island

Laganini Seafood Restaurant – Easily accessible by boat transfers from Hvar, Laganini is one of Croatia’s most exclusive seafood restaurants. It is located on the beautiful island of Palmizana with a chill atmosphere. After all, the lounge and restaurant are shaped by nature. Spend the day in paradise!

Restaurant Zori You will find this jewel of Croatian fine dining on the island of Palmizana. It offers the discerning customer a luxurious piece of paradise.

Toto’s Restaurant – Classically Dalmatian, with an understandable emphasis on seafood caught daily and delivered to the chef, the aim here is to provide a relaxing and natural environment in a living arboretum. A sea of green surrounds the tables. Lastly, the gate leading to the beach makes it ideal for great food and swimming.

Best Beach Restaurants and Clubs

Hula Hula Beach Bar – A synonym for Hvar’s best beach dance floor that will leave you breathless with its unforgettable sunset views, grooviest music, and amazing people!

Carpe Diem Beach Club – Jump into a world of relaxation and gastronomy that includes an extensive wellness area offering sporting facilities such as a diving school and a beach volleyball court, two beaches with large wooden beds and umbrellas as well as a pool.

Mustaco Restaurant – Restaurant Mustačo is situated in a magnificent bay, Pokonji Dol, with the biggest pebble beach close to the town of Hvar. The restaurant at the beach, of course, comes with a beautiful sea view. You can spend a whole day at the beach. Enjoy freshly prepared meals and seafood specialties in a relaxed atmosphere and good music.

Best Nightlife

Ka’Lavanda – Offering unforgettable moments of Hvar`s night scene. Relax in the ambience of the old city near the walls and the city gate.

Hvar Lighthouse
Hvar from above
Harbour of Hvar
Palmizana Island
Making friends!
Hvar Port
Palmizana Island, Hvar, Croatia
Hvar Center
Taxi Stand
Dalmatian Coast
Performing Arts Theatre, Grad Hvar
Performing Arts Theatre, Grad Hvar
Restaurant Gariful
Palmizana Island
Palmizana Island
Town of Hvar
Gran Hvar
Gran Hvar
Time to Contemplate!
Water Taxi
Hvar Island