Hvar, a captivating island nestled in the Adriatic Sea, beckons travelers with its sun-kissed landscapes, historical charm, and vibrant culture. If you're contemplating a journey to this Croatian gem, consider the following guide to ensure a seamless and enriching experience.

Keep in mind that we offer private transfers, as well as speedboat, small plane and helicopter rentals to ensure your timely and comfortable arrival on Hvar.

Planning Your Journey

1. Choosing the Right Time

Hvar experiences a Mediterranean climate, making the summer months (June to September) the most popular time to visit. However, for a more tranquil experience with milder weather, consider the shoulder seasons of spring (April to May) or fall (September to October).

 2. Transportation

By Air: The nearest international airport is Split Airport (SPU). Numerous airlines offer direct flights from major European cities. From Split, take a ferry or catamaran to Hvar.

By Sea: Alternatively, you can arrive by ferry or catamaran directly from Split or Dubrovnik. Jadrolinija and Kapetan Luka are reputable ferry companies serving this route.

Arriving to Hvar Island

Catamaran from Split to Hvar / Jelsa

Catamarans are faster, taking around one hour, and are available several times a day. The arrival point is Hvar Town or Jelsa Town, providing easy access to the island's heart.

Ferry from Split to Stari Grad

You can also opt for a ferry from Split to Stari Grad. The journey lasts about two hours, with ferries departing regularly. As the ferry leaves Split's harbor, passengers are treated to breathtaking views of the Dalmatian coast and scattered islands. The anticipation builds as Stari Grad, the oldest town in Croatia, comes into view.

Ferry from Drvenik to Sućuraj

Sućuraj is well-connected to Drvenik on the mainland, and ferries operate regularly, providing a pleasant sea voyage that takes approximately 35 minutes. Once on Hvar, you'll be well suited to explore the southern part of the island.

Venturing Beyond Hvar Town

1. Island Hopping

Hvar serves as an excellent base for exploring nearby islands like Vis, Brač, and Korčula. Daily excursions are available, allowing you to witness the diverse beauty of the Dalmatian archipelago.

2. Renting a Scooter or a Car

To uncover the hidden treasures of Hvar, consider renting a scooter or car. This provides the flexibility to visit lavender fields in the interior, secluded beaches, and charming villages.