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Welcome to an island where old charming towns meet celebrity beach parties, and where local preservation meets a tourist hotspot. That's right- on the island of Hvar in Croatia you can experience any type of trip you wish.


Want to relax and swim in crystal clear waters? Hvar has it. Rather spend a weekend partying all day and night? The island of Hvar is the spot.


We spent 3 full days on this little slice of paradise, and experienced a little bit of everything, so that we can share with you all that Hvar has to offer! Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about visiting the island of Hvar in Croatia.

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Where is Hvar in Croatia?

Hvar is an island that is located off the Dalmatian coast, along the Adriatic Sea. It's situated between the island of Brac, and the island of Korcula. The island of Hvar in Croatia is a popular island to visit most frequently from Split, as it's just a ferry ride away.


Where is Hvar in Croatia

Hvar is a Croatian Island between Brac and Korkula.


How to Get to Hvar in Croatia

Hvar is the longest island in Croatia, and is one of the most easily accessible of the islands to visit. There is an airport on the island. However, it is just for recreational sports, not for commercial aircrafts.


The only way to reach Hvar is by sea. Here are the different options for traveling to the island of Hvar in Croatia.


Traveling to Hvar in Croatia by Ferry

Visiting the island of Hvar in Croatia is most popularly done by taking the ferry. There are a couple of different ports- Hvar Town (which is the main tourist and partying area), and Stari Grad (just 20 minutes from Hvar Town).


The places that sail to Hvar are Split, Brac, Makarska, and Ancona, Italy. (Keep in mind this changes with time of year, and other things such as Covid).

Sailing from Split to Hvar

Split is the most popular location that sails to Hvar.

Kapetan Luka, Jadrolinija, Adriatic Fast Ferries and TP Line are the four companies that sail to Hvar. Jadrolinjia is the one that has the car ferry, and sails from Split to Stari Grad, with a few departures a day. Make sure to book in advance if you are traveling with a car, especially in high season.

Ferry to Hvar in Croatia
Ferry to Hvar in Croatia
Ferry Split to Hvar

The two main ports of Hvar are Hvar Town and Stari Grad.

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Traveling to Hvar in Croatia on an Excursion

Don't have enough time to spend a night or two in Hvar? No worries- because you can still see Hvar in Croatia by taking one of the many excursions from the cities of Split and Makarska.


There are both private and shared trips that you can set up, with plenty of companies to choose from lined along the piers, or online. The boats usually stop for an hour or two right in Hvar Town, so that you can see the port area and get a little taste of the island life here.


We personally think Hvar is better explored by spending at least one night, as the vibe here is really great in the evenings.

Hvar in Croatia

Hvar Town can be visited on a day trip on boat excursion.

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Looking to visit Hvar from Makarska? Here are a couple of other options:


Entry Requirements for Croatia

Traveling through Europe can be a bit confusing, as there are different requirements for each country within the EU, as well as within the Schengen Zone. That's why we're here to clarify some things.


Visa Requirements for Croatia

In many European countries, the "90/180" rule applies for those that are not European citizens. This means that in a period of 180 days, tourists can only stay within the Schengen Area for 90 days in total.


Some countries in Europe are a part of the EU, but not part of the Schengen Zone, while some are part of the Schengen Zone but not considered a part of the EU. Some are in both, while some are in neither. This can get super confusing when trying to calculate your travels! 


The good news is that although Croatia is part of the EU, they aren't actually included as part of the Schengen Zone. This means that you can freely travel here even if you've already expired your 90 days in the Schengen Zone (which is exactly what had happened to us). Tourists are able to visit Croatia visa free for a total of 90 days within a 180 day period, despite whatever other European countries that had visited prior.


Covid Entry Requirements for Croatia

While the entry requirements to enter and stay in Europe may get confusing, luckily when it comes to Covid, it is not at all! Croatia is now open to all travelers, with or without being vaccinated. There are also no longer any rules about wearing masks, and pretty much no one wears them at all anymore.


Local Adjustments

While you travel there are things that you may forget about, that could be different from where you are coming from. Here are a few of the local adjustments to put into consideration while traveling to the island of Hvar in Croatia.


Language

The official language in Hvar is Croatian. However, it is a very touristic island, so it is common to hear locals speaking English. Croatians really appreciate when you try to speak even a few Croatian phrases, so we definitely suggest learning the basics.


Currency

The currency used in Croatia is the Kuna. Currently (October 2022) the exchange rate is 7 Kuna to every USD or euro. The country is expected to change to the euro  though by the beginning of 2023.


Credit card is accepted in many places. We do suggest carrying some cash for tips though, as well as drinks if you are going out.


Outlets

Hvar uses the same plug types as the rest of Croatia and Europe, which are types C & F. The standard voltage in Croatia is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.


Can You Drink Tap Water on Hvar?

The tap water in Hvar and all over Croatia is potable. If you go to a restaurant and ask for water though, they will automatically bring bottled water. If you don't want to overpay on drinking water in Hvar we suggest asking for tap water, and bringing a refillable water bottle to walk around with.


Tipping Culture: Do You Tip in Croatia?

The tipping culture in Croatia is typically 10% of the bill. Being that Hvar is very expensive and touristy, you will notice that many people leave more than 10% (although it is not mandatory).

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Things to Do in Hvar, Croatia

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Stroll Around the Cute Towns

The small towns on the island of Hvar are some of the most picturesque you'll ever see! Here are the top ones to check out.


Hvar Town

This is the most popular town, and despite its party atmosphere, the port area of Hvar Town is just stunning. Explore the cute restaurants tucked between the steep staircases, check out the local handicrafts, or just enjoy the views along the water.

Hvar Town in Hvar, Croatia

Hvar Town has a beautiful port area to explore.

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The town of Hvar is a beautiful mix of historic sites, boutique shops, and luxury yachts, and is equally gorgeous early in the morning, as it is in the evening.


old town of Hvar Town
old town of Hvar
old town of Hvar

Hvar old town is beautiful to explore.

Stari Grad

Stari Grad is a must visit while on the island of Hvar. Just 20 minutes from Hvar town, the vibes of Stari Grad are completely different. Not only is this a charming port town, but it is actually the oldest registered city in Europe!


Get lost in the winding alleyways, check out the monastery, or grab a bite to eat in one of the many delicious restaurants in the area. We know you'll be happy you added Stari Grad, Hvar to your itinerary.

Stari Grad, Hvar in Croatia
Stari Grad
streets of Stari Grad in Hvar, Croatia
Stari Grad, Hvar in Croatia

Stari Grad is the oldest registered town in Europe.

Note: Stari Grad translates to "old town" and is the name of the city center in all big cities in the Balkans!


Jelsa

Just a little further up the coast from Stari Grad is another charming coastal town called Jelsa. Cobblestone streets, and orange roofed buildings line the area, inviting you to just stroll around and snap away at the beauty here. If you're looking for one of the most authentic and quiet places in Hvar, then this is your spot.


Jelsa, island of Hvar in Croatia
streets of Jelsa in Hvar
Jelsa, Hvar in Croatia
Jelsa port in Hvar

Jelsa is a cute port city on the island of Hvar.

Enjoy the Beautiful Beaches in Hvar, Croatia

Not only does the island of Hvar have the cutest towns out there, but it also boasts some of the most stunning beaches you'll ever see! Here are a few of our favorite beaches in Hvar, Croatia.


best beaches in Hvar, Croatia

Hvar has stunning beaches.

Best Beaches in Hvar #1: Plaza Dubovica

In many places (Spanish speaking countries) plaza means square. However, in Croatia plaza means beach.


Plaza Dubovica is just 10 minutes outside of Hvar town, and just a few minutes from Stari Grad. Park on the side of the highway, and take the 5-10 minute walk down the hill to experience this tiny slice of paradise waiting. 


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This quiet area has calm, clear waters, a rocky beach area, and a local restaurant on site in case you want to have a homemade meal for lunch.

beach in Hvar in Croatia
view of beach in Hvar in Croatia

Plaza de Dubovica is a small secluded beach outside Hvar town.

Best Beaches in Hvar #2: Plaza Malo Zarace

This was our favorite of the beaches in Hvar, Croatia. It actually has two sides to it that you can enjoy, with equally beautiful turquoise waters on each. Once you park you can opt to go to the right for what seems to be a hidden bay tucked between the rocks, or you can go to the left where there are a couple of restaurants and area for swimming.


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church next to beach in Hvar

Walk to the right and you'll find a small church and beautiful beach.

This beach area is just a few minutes down the road from Plaza Dubovica, and is even closer to Hvar Town, making it the best beach in Hvar, Croatia (in our opinion).

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Best Beaches in Hvar #3: Beach Robinson

This is another of the beaches in Hvar, Croatia that is located just outside Hvar Town. Beach Robinson boasts crystal clear waters along a pebble beach. This secluded spot is perfect for relaxin away from the busy crowds down the road.


Take a Boat Trip

One of the best things to do on the island of Hvar in Croatia is to take a boat trip. There are several ones that you can choose from, and are usually full day tours that visit several caves and swimming spots.


With food and drinks included, shared boat trips in Hvar can be quite pricey, ranging easily from 80 euros upwards.


Another popular option is to charter your own boat. There are little ones that can be rented for small groups, or bigger speedboats for larger parties. This is one of the best ways to spend a day exploring all that the island of Hvar in Croatia has to offer.

port of Hvar Town in Croatia

There are a ton of boat trips that go from the port of Hvar Town.

Want to reserve your boat tour in advance? Here are some fun options to choose from:

Visit Grapceva Cave

While most of the caves can only be explored by boat, here is one that can be visited on foot. Grapceva Cave is located about 45 minutes from Hvar Town, and is off the side of a very rocky and narrow road.


An important thing to note is that you cannot simply visit here on your own. You can only see this cave with a tour, and it must be booked in advance.


Party Like a Celebrity

Hvar is known for its nightlife, attracting around 20,000 visitors a day in the summer! A bay filled with luxury yachts and intoxicated (mostly) British and American tourists, this is a true partier's paradise.


We suggest spending at least a full day and night to dedicate to just enjoying the parties of Hvar. Click here to learn more about the nightlife and day parties on the island of Hvar in Croatia.


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Visit the Spanish Fortress

Driving or sailing into Hvar Town, the first thing you will notice is the breathtaking fortress overlooking the city. The Spanish fortress of Hvar is grand, and definitely one of the best things to do in Hvar, Croatia


The inside of the fortress opens at 9 am, and closes at 8 pm. Tickets cost 70 for adults, and 35 kuna for children. 

The Spanish fortress, Hvar in Croatia

The fort is one of the highlights to visit in Hvar Town.

The sunrise and sunset here are both magical, although they can only really be enjoyed from outside the fortress. There are plenty of spots right outside the gates that you can enjoy beautiful views, at any time of the day.

views from the fortress in Hvar in Croatia
views from Spanish fortress, Hvar in Croatia
view of Hvar I Croatia from fortress

The views from the here are the best reason to visit the fortress.


Explore the Lavender Fields

Did you know that Croatia is famous for its lavender? While influencers flock to the famous fields in the south of France, Hvar has tons of lavender waiting to be discovered. We started to see the beginning of these plants blooming, but July is the real time to see them at their highest potential.


Whether you get to see the lavender fields or not though, we definitely suggest bringing home a lavender souvenir or two.


The Best Nightlife in Hvar

When it comes to nightlife, the place to be is Hvar Town. Here are the top spots to check out for the net parties.


Carpe Diem

This is the number one spot for parties in Hvar, Croatia. The famous club is located on its own island, and has regular ferries from the port area of Hvar Town.


The Different Options For Carpe Diem

There are three different things you can experience at Carpe Diem. During the day, Carpe Diem is a lounge. Think Ibiza or Vegas Style pool club vibes. The lounge is open from 11 am to 7 pm, and entrance is free (with extremely expensive drinks and food of course). However, the ferry to get over to the island is quite expensive (between 30-40 euros round trip).


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The After-Hour Beach Party at Carpe Diem

From 5 pm to 10 pm the after beach party starts, with more of a festival atmosphere than the chill lounge vibes. This is only running during the very high season. Just like the day party, it is free to enter, but you have to pay for the ferry.


The Nightclub of Carpe Diem

From 10 pm to 1 am the island actually closes. Everyone is kicked off to get ready for the night party. At 1 am the night begins again, and goes until 5 am. Tickets are 300 kuna, and include the ferry ride. Drinks inside are also very expensive, with beers starting at 50 kuna. Reservations must be made in advance in the high season!


Overall, we think that Carpe Diem wasn't so different than many other beach clubs we've been to. It is very pricey since it is known as an "exclusive party experience". However, we do think it's something you have to experience at least once while visiting the island of Hvar in Croatia.


Hula Hula

The second biggest party in Hvar is at Hula Hula, which is about a 10 minute walk from the port area of Hvar Town. Located right on the water, there is a large platform with tables, VIP seating, and a DJ playing throughout the day and night.


We found this spot to be full of young drunk people. This is a spot you'll find that it goes from chill to crazy party atmosphere within minutes. We passed by on a Friday afternoon to find it packed and at the height of intensity. Meanwhile, we went back on Sunday at the same time, and found it to be super relaxed.

Hula Hula, nightlife in Hvar in Croatia

Hula Hula is the best for afternoon parties in Hvar.


Food & Drink in Hvar

The local food and drinks in Hvar can be quite pricey, but are definitely high quality. Croatia is known for its seafood, as well as its truffle, and is some of our favorite Mediterranean cuisine. Some of our go to dishes were seafood pasta, squid ink risotto, and homemade pasta with truffle.


There are very few budget friendly restaurants in Hvar, especially in Hvar Town. We suggest eating in Jelsa or Stari Grad, as they are a bit more authentic with better prices.



The Best Restaurant in Hvar (In our Opinion)

Our personal favorite was a restaurant in Stari Grad called Jurin Podrum. A couple owns this restaurant, and uses all of their own ingredients from their garden. They serve, they cook, and they clean. 


The place is adorable, and has insanely good dishes. We had homemade pasta with truffle and prosciutto, as well as wild boar gnocchi in a red wine sauce. Prices were better than most around the island, and service was also incredible- a must visit while in Hvar!

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How Do People Get Around in Hvar, Croatia?

We mentioned the car ferry before, because really the best way to get around the island is by driving. The decision of whether to get a car or not though, depends entirely on the type of trip you are trying to do.


Can You Walk Around Hvar in Croatia?

If you plan on just staying in Hvar town, you can stick to walking. However, if you'd like to see other areas of the island (which we highly suggest), then a car will definitely be the way to go.


If you want to explore the small towns and beaches off the beaten path around Hvar, you will absolutely need a car. However, if you plan on going to party and just exploring Hvar town itself, a car won't be necessary at all. 

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views of Hvar in Croatia
hidden beach in Hvar, Croatia

Renting a car allows you to truly explore the island.

We like to do a bit of both, which is why we brought our car on the ferry from Split. We drove around during the day to explore a bit, and then for partying and seeing Hvar Town, we kept our car parked and walked. Hvar town is difficult to find parking, and the center is very walkable (although it has a lot of steps!).


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Where to Stay in Hvar, Croatia

The island of Hvar in Croatia is actually pretty big. However, half the island is pretty empty, with little to see. The spot where the action happens is all the way in the west of the island, in Hvar town.


We stayed just outside, about a 15 minute walk away from the port, and found it to be perfect. If you go a bit outside you get great views, can sleep at night, and be close enough to enjoy the city.


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If you like to enjoy a bit of peace, and aren't into partying, then Stari Grad is a stunning place to stay. It has plenty of restaurants, and is just 20 minutes from Hvar town, right in the middle of all of the best things to see on the island of Hvar in Croatia.


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Is Hvar Safe?

Croatia in general is a one of the safest and most touristic countries in the Balkans. The island of Hvar is particularly expensive, bringing very wealthy tourists to the area. So chances that something bad happen are very slim. We always felt very safe walking around at night, no matter what area we were in.

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Other Things to Know About Visiting the Island of Hvar in Croatia

Now you know the best things to do on the island of Hvar, how to get there, and the best way to get around. We have a few other things to share though, so don't go anywhere!


Hvar is One of the Most Expensive Parts of Croatia

We don't want to scare you away, as Hvar is truly an epic island. However, just be aware that it comes with a price tag. A simple slice of pizza can run you up to almost $9, so use your money wisely.


We budgeted a bit by making our own breakfast, having pre-drinks, and making sandwiches. We also suggest booking your accommodation well in advance, as places go quickly (especially in the summer).

lounge in Hvar Town

Hvar town is full of trendy (and pricey) lounges.

Weather on the island of Hvar in Croatia

Did you know that Hvar is actually known as the sunniest island in Croatia? (Also one of the sunniest spots in Europe!) This island has on average 315 sunny days, making it perfect for a warm and tropical getaway.


The hottest months are July and August, and the coolest months are December- March.


What to Wear in Hvar, Croatia 

While most beach destinations call for just bathing suits and light clothes, Hvar is a bit different. This island is classy and chic. People seriously dress to impress on this island, especially at night.


The most popular outfit we saw women wearing were trendy white outfits, and men in linen shirts and nice shorts. You'll want to wear something that lets you breathe, but is also stylish.

Note: You cannot walk in the streets with your bathing suit. Make sure to cover up to avoid being fined!

The Best Time to Visit Hvar in Croatia 

The height of the season to visit the island of Hvar in Croatia is in July and August. This is when you'll find the biggest parties, ports filled with yachts, and celebrity style parties. July is also the best time to be able to experience the lavender fields in full bloom.


We visited in the beginning of June, which was right when the season was starting. We found it to be perfect because we were able to enjoy hot sunny days for swimming, without huge crowds. The nightlife was still a lot of fun, but not overwhelming like in July and August.


If you like a super relaxed vibe, then we would recommend you to opt for the shoulder months like May or late September/ early October.  This way you'd be able to see the island before it comes to life, but still experience pleasant temperatures.

waters of Hvar

Visit Hvar in June and you can enjoy hot weather with fewer crowds.

Packing for the Island of Hvar in Croatia

  • Sunscreen 
  • Aloe
  • Hat
  • Bathing Suits
  • Cover ups or beachy clothing
  • Nice evening clothes
  • Reusable Water Bottle (we use this water bottle from Cafago because it holds the temperature)
  • Flip Flops (we personally always get Havaiana flip flops, as they are comfy and long lasting)
  • Water Shoes (the beaches have pebbles)
  • Zippered Bag or Backpack - take a look at these backpacks for travelers!
  • Power Bank (we use Anker power banks, as they are super long lasting and sturdy)
  • Drone (We use the Mavic Mini Pro 3 because it's super light and doesn't sacrifice quality)
  • Action Camera (we use the Insta 360 X3 because it's small & waterproof)
  • Waterproof Phone Pouch (we use the Cafago Waterproof Phone Pouch)
  • Travel Adapter (we use Tessan travel adapters as they are affordable and reliable)

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How Long Should I Visit Hvar in Croatia?

We were originally going to visit Hvar for one night, and were so glad that we extended for three days! There is plenty to explore, and the area really invites you to relax and have a drink (or 2, or 3). 


We think the perfect amount of time to visit Hvar is between 3-5 days, so that you can have a great balance of activities, and enjoy all that the island of Hvar in Croatia has to offer.

Hvar in Croatia sunset
streets of Jelsa, Hvar in Croatia
port of Stari Grad, Hvar in Croatia

Hvar has a lot to explore for overtype of traveler.


Hvar in Croatia is a beautiful mix of wild partying and untouched nature. We definitely think it is worth adding to your Croatian bucket list, regardless of what type of traveler you are!


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Welcome to an island where old charming towns meet celebrity beach parties, and where local preservation meets a tourist hotspot. That’s right- on the island of Hvar in Croatia you can experience any type of trip you wish.

Want to relax and swim in crystal clear waters? Hvar has it. Rather spend a weekend partying all day and night? The island of Hvar is the spot.

We spent 3 full days on this little slice of paradise, and experienced a little bit of everything, so that we can share with you all that Hvar has to offer! Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about visiting the island of Hvar in Croatia.

Where is Hvar in Croatia?

Hvar is an island that is located off the Dalmatian coast, along the Adriatic Sea. It’s situated between the island of Brac, and the island of Korcula. The island of Hvar in Croatia is a popular island to visit most frequently from Split, as it’s just a ferry ride away.

Where is Hvar in Croatia

Hvar is a Croatian Island between Brac and Korkula.

How to Get to Hvar in Croatia

Hvar is the longest island in Croatia, and is one of the most easily accessible of the islands to visit. There is an airport on the island. However, it is just for recreational sports, not for commercial aircrafts.

The only way to reach Hvar is by sea. Here are the different options for traveling to the island of Hvar in Croatia.

Traveling to Hvar in Croatia by Ferry

Visiting the island of Hvar in Croatia is most popularly done by taking the ferry. There are a couple of different ports- Hvar Town (which is the main tourist and partying area), and Stari Grad (just 20 minutes from Hvar Town).

The places that sail to Hvar are Split, Brac, Makarska, and Ancona, Italy. (Keep in mind this changes with time of year, and other things such as Covid).

Sailing from Split to Hvar

Split is the most popular location that sails to Hvar.

Kapetan Luka, Jadrolinija, Adriatic Fast Ferries and TP Line are the four companies that sail to Hvar. Jadrolinjia is the one that has the car ferry, and sails from Split to Stari Grad, with a few departures a day. Make sure to booking advance if you are traveling with a car, especially in high season.

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The two main ports of Hvar are Hvar Town and Stari Grad.

Traveling to Hvar in Croatia on an Excursion

Don’t have enough time to spend a night or two in Hvar? No worries- because you can still see Hvar in Croatia by taking one of the many excursions from the cities of Split and Makarska.

There are both private and shared trips that you can set up, with plenty of companies to choose from lined along the piers. The boats usually stop for an hour or two right in Hvar Town, so that you can see the port area and get a little taste of the island life here.

We personally think Hvar is better explored by spending at least one night, as the vibe here is really great in the evenings.

Hvar in Croatia

Hvar Town can be visited on a day trip on boat excursion.

Local Adjustments

While you travel there are things that you may forget about, that could be different from where you are coming from. Here are a few of the local adjustments to put into consideration while traveling to the island of Hvar in Croatia.

Language

The official language in Hvar is Croatian. However, it is a very touristic island, so it is common to hear locals speaking English. Croatians really appreciate when you try to speak even a few Croatian phrases, so we definitely suggest learning the basics.

Currency

The currency used in Croatia is the Kuna. Currently (June 2022) the exchange rate is 7 Kuna to every USD or euro. The country is expected to change to the euro  though by the beginning of 2023.

Credit card is accepted in many places. we do suggest carrying some cash for tips, as well as drinks if you are going out.

Outlets

Hvar uses the same plug types as the rest of Croatia and Europe, which are types C & F. The standard voltage in Croatia is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Water Potability

The tap water in Hvar and all over Croatia is potable. If you go to a restaurant and ask for water though, they will automatically bring bottled water. If you don’t want to overpay on drinking water in Hvar we suggest asking for tap water, and bringing a refillable water bottle to walk around with.

Tipping Culture

The tipping culture in Croatia is typically 10% of the bill. Being that Hvar is very expensive and touristy, you will notice that many people leave more than 10% (although it is not mandatory).

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Getting Around Hvar in Croatia

We mentioned the car ferry before, because really the best way to get around the island is by driving. Whether to get a car or not though, depends entirely on the type of trip you are trying to do.

If you want to explore the small towns and beaches off the beaten path, you will definitely need a car. However, if you plan on going to party and just explore Hvar town itself, a car won’t be necessary at all. 

We like to do a bit of both, which is why we brought out car on the ferry from Split. We drove around during the day to explore a bit, and then for partying and seeing Hvar Town, we ket our car parked and walked. Hvar town is difficult to find parking, and the center is very walkable (although it has a lot of steps!).

views of Hvar in Croatia