Best Places to Stay in Hvar

Hvar is known for its abundant sunshine, rich history, and landscapes blanketed with vineyards, olive groves and lavender fields, along with postcard-perfect beaches framed by crystal-clear turquoise waters. The best place to stay here depends on what you’d most like to experience.

Hvar Town

Hvar Town
Hvar Town Square

Hvar Town is the most popular, renowned for its world-class restaurants and buzzing nightlife, but it’s also home to many historic landmarks and gorgeous stretches of sand. During the day, enjoy jaw-dropping views from Spanjola Fortress, discover places like St. Stephen’s Cathedral and soak up the sun at Pokonjui dol Beach. It’s the top spot for those who want to enjoy the island’s coolest bars and clubs. You’ll also have plenty of options when it comes to hotels, resorts, and other accommodation.

Stari Grad

Stari Grad

Stari Grad is Hvar’s oldest town, an outstanding base for history enthusiasts on the northern side of the island. Dating back to 4th-century BC, you can wander around Skor Square, admire the architecture and watch glorious sunsets from Glavica hill. Accommodation includes gorgeous resorts with a wide range of amenities.


Jelsa Town Square

Also, in the north of the island, Jelsa is backed by soaring mountains with forests that dip down a spectacular shoreline, a quieter area perfect for those who want to spend lots of time at the beach with multiple options here. In fact, Hvar’s only sandy beach is very close to town which also has various restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops. Here you’ll find everything from budget-friendly to luxury apartments.

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