According to the most famous American tourist magazine “Travel + Leisure”, Hvar was included in the top 10 list of most favorable island destinations in the world and was proclaimed the most glamorous Adriatic island. Hvar is a unique combination of rich cultural and historic heritage, Mediterranean nature and modern tourist facilities.
The town of Hvar is the island’s main center. It is situated on the southern, sunny side of island, and can boast of having 140 year old tourist tradition. The beginnings of tourism on the island of Hvar are truly mythical, from Ancient Greek visitors to medieval scientists from Austria and Germany. Back in 1868, the Hygienist Society was founded in Hvar, with the aim of building a contemporary health resort. This marked the beginning of organized tourism on the Mediterranean.
The island of Hvar is the longest and the sunniest island and one of the most beautiful islands in the world with numerous crystal clear beaches especially at the Devil’s islands.
The British newspaper The Guardian has selected the top Croatian islands for your Dream Holiday and one of them is Hvar.
Hvar is also one of the main destinations for celebrities like Beyonce Knowles, Jay Z, Solange Knowles, prince Harry, Bernie Ecclestone, Bill Gates, Roman Abramovich, Jackie Kennedy Onassis.