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Apartments Island Hvar, Croatia


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Tourist information

The island of Hvar is Croatia's trendiest spot, right after Dubrovnik, and gets chock-full in a summer season. Spring season should see the weather fairly sunny, the sea comfortable enough for a swim, and the major tourist attractions and watersports up and running. As explaining by the Traveller magazine what makes Hvar island one of the most preferable holiday getaways and unquestionably one of the ten most stunning island in the Europe is its unblemished nature, a crystal clear blue sky, clear sea, beautiful bays and beaches, fragrances and nuances of the attractive lavender fields, vineyards, olive plantations, in addition to countless historical and cultural attractions and friendly residents. Moderate temperature levels even throughout the winter season have made Hvar a synonym for a warm and enjoyable spring in the middle of winter. Larger sized centers on the island of Hvar are Hvar town, Stari Grad, and Jelsa. Throughout all the island coast and insides, there is a wide offer of high-quality accommodation options including luxury hotels, villas with pool, private apartments, and rooms.

What to visit

With numerous vineyards, sturdy countryside and bordered by other islands like the Pakleni archipelago, Hvar town is the ideal base for research, on land or sea. The especially fascinating site for exploring is "Pakleni otoci" a group of tiny islands dispersed around the town of Hvar, covered with low trees and dipping in the crystal light-blue sea. The absolute ideal way to get to the Pakleni Islands is to have your own motorboat and dock it at the ACI Marina at Palmizana, or the bay of Zdrilca. You can still get there by everyday passenger ferryboat from Hvar town which drops you off in Stipanska, Jerolim bay or Palmizana. There are daily ferryboats but normally they are far more frequent in the summer season.

The major number of historical buildings on Hvar island were developed during the course of the Venetian supremacy (16.-18. st.). In Stari Grad in the 16th century was constructed one of the architectural examples of a countryside house on this part of the Adriatic sea - Hektorovicev Tvrdalj. The town of Hvar as a whole is the type of a monument due to the size and layout of facilities primarily built of stone, among which should be set aside Cathedral of St. Stephen, which predominates the main city square, and the Spanish fortress, which rose over the town. Particularly fascinating are the church-fortress found in Jelsa and Vrboska, which were built in the 16th century as a result of the threat from the Turks. Countryside history of the Hvar island can be introduced with the village of Humac, a pastoral settlement situated 7 kilometres east from Jelsa, and in the villages Vrisnik, Pitve, Brusje, Poljica and Svirce in the interior of the central area of the island. Visit 16th century Hvar citadel which is housing these days a selection of amphorae and other artefacts dating back to early times and Middle Ages. Aside from the gorgeous breathtaking scenery, you can also enjoy local food at the tavern which is at the top of the citadel.

Island Hvar Climate

Island Hvar's climate is standard Mediterranean. With a yearly average of 7.7 hours of sunlight daily and as many as 2843 hrs of the sun per year, it is the sunniest island in the Adriatic. Comparative, Dubrovnik has a standard of 7.0 hours and Cannes in the Cote D'Azur, averages 7.25 hours of the sunshine per day. Winter season is mild, summer is hot, and fall months are a little warmer than spring. In April and May temperature levels slowly rise as the days get longer so that May on Hvar is similar to the mid-summer in the most central European towns. While total varieties in temperatures are small, Hvar maintains a subtle and charming change of seasons. With the help of the incredibly favorable weather condition on Hvar island is manufactured top quality wine, brought in by Greeks in the 4. century BC and later fine-tuned by Romans. The accommodation of vineyards on sharp slopes that extend south of the island, across from Zavala, Ivan Dolac, and Sveta Nedilja is especially crucial for the Hvar wine. In this kind of conditions all vineyard works are accomplished by hand, consequently carrying on the tradition of local farming and maintain the excellent quality wines. The mildest winter weather is in Hvar Town, in the gulf left open to the west and protected from the north and south by higher terrain.

How to reach Hvar island

The simplest way to Hvar is dependent on your ways of transport, and direction you are coming from. There are 2 ferryboat lines that link the island with the mainland: Split - Stari Grad and Drvenik - Sucuraj. During the course of the summer months, Hvar island is a short stop on ferryboat lines between Ancona and Split and Pescara - Split. There is also a speedboat line linking Split directly to Hvar town during the entire year. It is advised for those tourists who come to the island from the southern parts (rivieras Peljesac, Makarska or Dubrovnik), or plan to spend their vacation on the southeast coastline of Hvar, to take ferryboat at mainland harbor of Drvenik to get to Hvar at Sucuraj harbor (45 min journey), which runs during the summer season a number of times a day. If you go by plane, the nearest local and international flight terminals are Dubrovnik, Brac, Zadar and Split airport, and then you have to take a local shuttle, rent a car, or take an airport taxi to Hvar. Despite what transport means you use to come, certainly you will experience a sea trip to Hvar island When you see Hvar and start to enjoy in its advantages you will know that your trip has paid off.

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Beaches in Hvar island

The beaches in the Island of Hvar are in most cases stony - pebble, positioned in bays, bordered by pine woods. There are also a number of natural sandy beaches, mainly on the north side of the island as a result of the fact that north winds and sea waves are more powerful then southern waves and wind. Pebbles in beaches are also normally smaller sized in the coves on the north side beaches, and for that reason better for children. The shallow sandy beaches in deep coves can be discovered near Jelsa, in bay "Mlaska" near Sucuraj on the north side, and exceptionally on the south side of the island in beach "Cesminica" in Sucuraj. If you are searching for an excellent food Zdrilca bay provides a number of taverns and a lounge bar. The lovely bay of Zdrilica is being located on Pakleni islands facing the Hvar town. If you are searching for tranquility check out stunning separated bay Dubovica positioned on the southern shore of the island of Hvar between the Hvar town and Stari Grad. There is a 150m long pebble beach. If you are interested in accommodation near Dubovica beach click here.

Rich cultural and historical ancestry of Hvar, that goes back to pre-historic times, extraordinary gastronomy, gorgeous beaches and coves, crystal light-blue water, first class accommodation in apartments and suites at private residences, hotels, and the friendliness of the local residents are the warranties of a family holidays in Hvar island you will always remember. The holiday apartments are considered as the ideal type of accommodation on Hvar island. They are neither hotels nor guest house; but, the complete home away from home. Enjoy the most glamorous lifestyles at reasonably priced prices. The holiday apartments on the island of Hvar also gives you the comforts of a 4-star hotel at the cost of 2-star hotel. The advance booking of the holiday homes guarantees the selection of favored apartment, get promotional deals, and enjoy high discounts on a reservation.

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