Visit natural attractions in your own organization or with organised day trips - boat excursions.
You can find travel guide and route planner here: traveling by car.
Where is Hvar related to the NPs - distances (in km), by car or by boat, are behind NP name:
The most recognizable natural beauty of Hvar Island, the picturesque Paklinski Islands will amaze you, whether you are visiting or you are only enjoying the view of them while having a cup of coffee in the town of Hvar.
The archipelago lies along the southwestern side of Hvar Island and contains around twenty limestone islands. Its pure and idyllic environment attracts both boaters and swimmers, and the wonderful underwater world will delight even the most demanding divers.
The most popular beaches on Paklinski Islands are well connected with Hvar by boat lines.
Jerolim is well-known naturist beach equipped with showers.
Looking for a wooden bay, visit Zdrilac, with pebbly beaches and numerous hidden spots that will protect your privacy. Palmizana is a large sand beach surrounded by scented pine forest.
Along the coast 1.5 miles east of Hvar are beautiful pebbly coves Pokonji dol and Mekicevica.
Bonj beach - 'les bains' among the 20 hottest European beaches. Unsurpassed seafront ambiance, white stone colonnade from the 1930's under a pine grove on the shore of hotel Amfora's bay. Private stone cabanas, massage, sun beds, showers, dining and entertainment.
Dubovica is a less crowded pebbly beach with a crystalline blue sea, and only 5 miles away from the town of Hvar.
The ideal beach for families with little children is Zavala, a long pebbly beach, located at the foot of a hill with vineyards. The beach is also favorable for surfing and sailing.
Due to its geographic position, Zarace beach is naturally protected from the wind and waves. This impressive pebbly beach sheltered by rocky cape is placed in a village, where you can also have a nice dinner and stay over night as well.
The village of Milna boasts four pebbly beaches surrounded by pine forest. Three of them are located in the village itself, and the fourth one is a naturist beach, only 15 minutes away by foot
Because of its sand and fine pebble beaches, Sveta Nedjelja is very popular among families with children and, therefore, usually crowded.
The sunniest island of the Croatian coast will overwhelm you with its healing scents and soothing sounds of nature. Take a deep breath of the Meditteranean air enriched with fragrances of lavander, rosemary and pine, and join the crickets in their cheerful celebration of a new day.
Take a walk along the marked path from the church of Sveta Nedjelja to the Cave in the hills, which had been used in prehistory as a shelter and a venue of rituals. In the 16th century there was a small eremite's apartment built, and some traces of that are still visible.
Visit a natural phenomenon of limestone and red sedimentary rock layers, vertically raised from the water. Explore the geological history of the island by visiting the Red Rocks, only 5 miles away from the town of Hvar.