Unfortunately, Heritage Villa Apolon has closed for 2019 in order to carry out extensive renovations. They plan to re-open for the 2020 season.

Heritage Villa Apolon

Hvar, Croatia

At a Glance

  • The convenient waterfront location offers fabulous views of the yachts and boats outside

  • Just a short walk to the many charming restaurants and bars of Stari Grad

  • With just six rooms, your stay here will be a private and secluded retreat

  • A beautiful 19th century villa just an hour by ferry or private boat from Split

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The warmest months of the year are July and August, when the daytime high temperatures will hover around the low 30°Cs. The coldest months of the year on average are January and February, during which time the daytime highs will be around 12°C. The rainiest months of the year are generally November and December, with the summer months being fairly dry.

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The wine cave is the perfect place to learn more about local wines and it is the perfect spot to relax after a day exploring the island.

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Heritage Villa Apolon is situated in Stari Grad town, on Hvar island. A charming, boutique hotel with just a handful of rooms, this is a lovely location for a relaxing stay away from the hustle and bustle of Hvar town.

Heritage Villa Apolon sits right by the waterfront in Stari Grad. Just a short walk along the waterfront takes you to the heart of the town, and its delightful bars and restaurants. A peaceful, friendly town, Stari Grad is the perfect, tranquil alternative to the busier Hvar town. The 19th century villa is a beautiful Mediterranean building, easily accessed both by public ferry from Split, or by private boat which can be docked in front of the hotel.

Named for Greek god Apollo, Villa Apolon's traditional Mediterranean architecture is complemented by the classic interior design, with a contemporary twist. Rooms are spacious, and the majority offer fantastic views across the marina and out to sea. For families, the Apolon loft suite is the perfect choice, providing privacy and quality time together. On arrival at Villa Apolon, guests will be welcomed with warm, friendly service in true Croatian style.

The small, convivial restaurant Apolon offers modern Mediterranean dishes, using fresh, local produce. The delicious meals are paired with a range of local and international wines, which can also be tasted in the hotel's own wine cellar. Compact but charming, this is the perfect place to sample Hvar wines and brandies.

Heritage Villa Apolon's location allows for ample activities nearby, such as cycling tours or boating excursions. Explore the coastline and discover hidden coves and beaches, or venture across the island to Hvar town, which makes for a lovely day trip.

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There are just a handful of rooms and junior suites at Heritage Villa Apolon, each uniquely decorated and well-appointed. The majority of rooms offer sea views. All rooms are bright and airy, and each provides amenities such as satellite televisions, WiFi and underfloor heating in bathrooms. Each room is named for one of Apollo's muses, the patrons of arts and science.


Measuring 36 sqm, Euterpe is a spacious room offering lovely sea views. The modern bathroom features a free-standing bathtub, and the room's design is classic yet contemporary.


Clio is a double room measuring 36 sqm. The room is spacious and comfortable, and thanks to the muted palette remains bright and airy.


Urania measures 46 sqm, and features a comfortable, spacious seating area. It offers sea views, and has unique touches such as the exposed-brick wall niches.


At 46 sqm, Calliope is a large room with views across the water. The décor is contemporary and the rooms contains a comfortable sitting area.


With a sea view and an area of 48 sqm, Erato offers ample space for a comfortable stay. Large windows allow for natural light to fill this bright room.


Apolon is a deluxe suite occupying the entirety of the 117 sqm loft. A large, open-plan space with sea views, there is a large king-size bed with the option to add two extra single beds. A modern suite, Apolon offers added privacy with its own living area, dining area and mini kitchen.


Heritage Villa Apolon welcomes children, however there are no specific childcare facilities. The Deluxe Suite Apolon is ideal for families, as it houses a king bed, and can take two additional single beds.


Restaurant Apolon serves a variety of contemporary Mediterranean dishes, using the freshest local produce. The welcoming colours and Mediterranean design of the restaurant mirrors the fare, and guests can also eat outside in the garden terrace, enjoying the warm summer evenings. The wine bar offers a collection of local and international wines, including the best Hvar wines and brandies.


Heritage Villa Apolon can arrange many activities thanks to its wonderful seafront location. These include cycling tours, local produce tasting, and boat rental.


  • Brac Island Tour

    Discover the beautiful island of Brac and learn about the region’s legends and history with your private guide. Taking you along the backroads and rugged trails of the island, this is the perfect way to explore typical island culture and unspoilt nature.

  • Explore Hvar island

    The sunniest and greenest of the Croatian islands, Hvar's pretty interior is a panorama of lavender fields, peaceful villages and pine-covered hills. Enjoy an afternoon of exploration on a hike with your private local guide.

  • Explore Vis and Biševo Islands by boat

    Explore the tiny bays and peaceful inlets of the Adriatic Coast with your private boat and skipper. Visit the islands of Vis and Biševo, home to some magnificent water-filled caves including the famous Modra Špilja (the Blue Cave).

  • Honey and olive oil of Solta island

    The lush Dalmatian island of Solta is well known not only for its rocky coastline and pretty villages but for its unique gastronomic traditions which are still part of local life today.

  • Wine Tasting on the island of Hvar

    Allow our specialist guide to take you on a unique wine tasting tour of Hvar and introduce you to two of Croatia’s most distinguished winemakers. Take in the spectacular scenery over an authentic lunch in an olive grove overlooking Hvar's lush valley.

Location & directions

Hvar, Croatia

Heritage Villa Apolon is located on the water front in Stari Grad, overlooking the sea. A short walk along the waterfront leads to the town centre, and bars, restaurants and cafes.

How to get there

Hvar island is about one to one-and-a-half hours from Split by private boat or public ferry. Public ferries dock just a five-minute drive from Stari Grad.

Croatian Airlines flies direct from London to Split, with a flight time of approximately 2.5 hours. The low cost carriers such as Monarch, Easyjet and Thomson also have a seasonal service from London, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol.

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