5 Reasons Not to Visit Hvar Island, Croatia (Photos)

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Your Hvar Bucket list! Things to do in Hvar Island, Croatia; A fun sarcastic post on one of the best beaches in the world with photos and travel tips. From the travel blog Travel-Break.net

Too often, tourists stop by Hvar island for a snap or two from the Fort and a day party at Hula Hula or night at Carpe Diem. They don’t milk the island for what it’s worth.

Hvar island is incredibly sunny, averaging 2718 hours of sunshine a year. In fact, the island is so sunny that hotels are required to provide a free night of accommodation if it snows. It’s the only place in the world with 4 UNESCO heritage sites. While I am guilty of only visiting Hvar town during my previous trips, celebrities like Beyonce, Prince Harry, and Bill Gates have been properly Hvaring all this time.

If you don’t know what you’re missing, let me provide some compelling reasons to visit the island in its entirety…

Left photos by @TaylorMichaelBurk & that’s meeee @StephBeTravel

1. There are towns you’ve never heard of and won’t know how to pronounce.

They look like this…

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Vrboska, also known as Little Venice by @TaylorMichaelBurk

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Hvar Town beyond the iconic shot @StephBeTravel

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Jelsa, Hvar by @TaylorMichaelBurk

2. The Croatian food and wine will have you breaking every diet.

Cheese, fish, meats, and original wines similar to a Zinfandel.

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Wine Tasting with Andro Tomic at Bastijana by @TaylorMichaelBurk

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Gariful, one of Giorgio Armani’s top 7 restaurants in the world by @TaylorMichaelBurk

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Lucullus, a restaurant where you’ll be welcomed with champagne corked with a sword! By @TaylorMichaelBurk

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Dinner at Me and Mrs. Jones, Jelsa, Croatia via @StephBeTravel

3. There are too many vantage points to choose from…

Sorry, but you won’t be the main attraction in your selfie with all of those yachts, islands, and red-roofed homes.

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Hvar island rooftops by @TaylorMichaelBurk

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Jelsa, Hvar via @StephBeTravel

4. The Taxi Alternatives are a Little Funny

No Lyft, Uber, or cabs here. We took an intimate sea plane for about $60, as well as motorboats, ferries, and yachts throughout our stay in Hvar.

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Boat life via @StephBeTravel

Check out European Coastal Airlines to get around Croatia.

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 Split to Hvar via European Coastal Airline – Photo by @TaylorMichaelBurk

5. The Beaches Are So Hot

It feels like summer, and gosh darn it, who likes summer?

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I did Yacht Life, read about it here.

For local’s advice on Hvar island, check out Total Hvar.

Big thanks to Paul for showing Taylor and I around. Paul blogs all things Hvar. For details and insights on a local expat, check out Total Hvar.

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