“The Dalmatian coast is fast becoming the French Riviera of the east, and Hvar is unquestionably its St Tropez” – Conde Nast Traveller, November 2009
“Its harbour is the mooring choice for the glitziest of yachts (Bill Gates and the Hiltons have dropped anchor here), as well as a place to sip pre-party cocktails” – Sunday Travel Times, May 2010
Voted as one of the Top 10 European Islands – Conde Nast Traveller 2009 Readers Choice Awards.
Bonj Beach Club voted as one of the top 20 hottest Beach Clubs in Europe – The Sunday Times January 17, 2010
Hvar is the second biggest Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea and the longest one. The eastern promontory of Hvar is only 4.5 km away from the mainland, while the western one faces the open sea. It is 67,5 km long and a maximum of 10,5 km in width. The higest peak is St.Nicola, 626m high.
Hvar is also known as the “Madeira of the Adriatic”. In average you may enjoy 2.715 hours of sunshine per year, making Hvar the sunniest island on the Adriatic coast. The average winter temperature rarely goes below 9°C while the average summer temperature is around 25°C or slightly more.
There are 11,459 inhabitants on Hvar. Innumerable lavender fields, olive plantations and wineyards cover it. The islanders make their living mostly of tourism, viticulture, olive growing and above all, growing of rosemary and lavander, and fishing…
For more information about the island, please visit www.hvar-4u.com