At a Glance
Beautiful setting overlooking the harbour and Hvar's Old Town
Rooftop terrace and bar provides the perfect place to relax in the summer months
Private beach club on the eastern shore of Amfora's small bay
Stylish, contemporary rooms
Indoor and outdoor rooftop seawater pool overlooking the Old Town, the bay and the hills
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit
The warmest months of the year are July and August, when the daytime high temperatures will hover around the low 30°C's. These months are particularly busy, however May, June and September are lovely times of year to visit, with high temperatures but fewer visitors. Hvar is a seasonal island with most properties open between April and October.
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With an enviable location overlooking the harbour and a private roof terrace equipped with sun loungers, Hotel Adriana provides a perfect space to relax in the busy summer months while still soaking up the buzz of Hvar's bustling town.
Hotel Adriana is a stylish hotel set on the waterfront in Hvar Town, overlooking the harbour. Spring and autumn are a wonderful time to visit, when the weather is balmy and an air of tranquillity pervades the island. May and June are particularly beautiful as the spring flowers come to life and dot the hillsides of the island's rugged and beautiful interior.
In July and August when the crowds descend, Hotel Adriana becomes a welcome bolt hole, with its own private roof terrace giving a prime view of the harbour so you can enjoy Hvar's legendary atmosphere without having to battle for space.
Rooms are comfortable with clean, modern lines, intricately patterned fabrics, splashes of rich colour and warm wood tones. The style is modern but not over the top and nearly all rooms have a view of the harbour and the Old Town. The Sensori spa provides a range of treatments, integrating the healing properties of local plants with the traditional remedies of massage, movement, hydrotherapy and aesthetic care to invigorate and restore the senses.
The roof terrace is the hotel's pièce de résistance and is made of a series of multilevel garden terraces which include a bar with a wrap around view of the harbour and the Old Town. There is also a seawater swimming pool enclosed by a unique canopy system which enables it to be both open air and indoor. A spacious deck surrounds the pool and is dotted with sun loungers overlooking the town, the hills and the bay.
In summer the hotel also has its own beach club, Bonj les Bains, nestled under a pine grove on the eastern shore of Amfora's small bay. Originally built in the 1930s and lovingly restored, Bonj offers private stone cabanas, individual and couples massage at Sensori Ô, sun beds, showers as well as dining and entertainment.
The 59 guest rooms and suites are stylishly decorated and all benefit from air-conditioning, television and minibar. The superior rooms are available with either city or sea views.
Children are welcome at the hotel and extra beds and cots can be provided.
The hotel's restaurant, Val Marina, offers a good selection of high quality meats, from Argentina rib eye, French Veal rack, Scottish Black Angus strip loin, to Lamb rack or Duck breast. There is also a rooftop lounge bar with beautiful views across the harbour.
While the Old Town and harbour front are the focus in Hvar, the interior is equally beautiful and relatively undiscovered, making it the perfect antidote to the summer hedonism on the coast. You can choose to hike or drive with your expert private local guide, who can help you discover the hidden gems this island has to offer. A must for foodies is lunch in an abandoned village, cooked by a local over a traditional fire with the freshest local ingredients and served in the sunshine overlooking the wooded valley towards the sea. Hvar also produces several excellent wines and there are numerous vineyards where you can spend a happy afternoon sampling the local vintage. The Old Town of Hvar is very pretty and well worth exploring, especially in the quieter months of spring and autumn. You could also choose to hire a boat and spend a day exploring the local islands.
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.
Mljet National Park
A short ferry ride from Dubrovnik lies the Mljet National Park, bordering two salt water lakes - Veliko and Malo Jezero and stretching for more than four kilometres. Surrounded by idyllic scenery, it's a lovely place to visit for the day.
Oyster Harvesting and Private Island Picnic
The picturesque region of Ston is home to an authentic Croatian delicacy. Set out by private boat to a tiny island and oyster farm for this exclusive oyster tasting picnic and witness them being harvested straight from the sea.
Ston and the Pelješac Peninsula
A wonderful day trip from Dubrovnik can take you to Ston and the Pelješac Peninsula, giving you a real taste of Croatian life. Join traditional fishermen, sample fresh seafood, and taste some excellent local wine.
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.
Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar & Split
from £3100 pp inc flights & transfers for 11 nights
- Explore the Old Town of Dubrovnik and learn about the city's fascinating past
- Soak up the sun on the sandy beaches of Korcula before taking a boat to the beautiful neighbouring island of Hvar
- Spend an afternoon sampling the freshest oysters in the tranquil Peljesac peninsula
Location & directions
Hotel Adriana is set on the harbour front overlooking Hvar's Old Town.
How to get there
Hvar is about 1 hour - 1.5 hours from Split by private boat or public ferry. 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 Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol.
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