11 Best Villas in Hvar

Updated - September 7th 2020

Fast becoming a popular Mediterranean destination, Hvar Island is a beautiful Croatian island scattered with traditional and historic buildings. So we think that the best way to experience exploring Hvar is, of course, by staying in one of those very buildings. That’s right: we’re talking about villas here.

But with so many (beautiful) villas to consider, it can be hard to pin one down that’s right for you.

That’s why we’ve created this list of the best villas in Hvar – to help you out when it comes to finding your dream accommodation on your future trip to this wonder of an island.

Quick Answers – The Best Villas in Hvar

#1 Best Overall Villa in Hvar – Villa with Pool in Hvar Town near Hula Hula
#2 Best Villa for Couples in Hvar – Tatinja Beach House
#3 Best Villa for Honeymoon in Hvar – Radovani Luxury Apartment with Private Pool
#4 Best Budget Friendly Villa in Hvar – Penthaouse Loft Apartment SALVIA Sunset Villa Hvar
#5 Best Villa for a Wedding in Hvar – Lavender Hill Hvar Spa
#6 Best Villa in Hvar Near Hvar Town – Villa Liza with Pool and Garden
#7 Best Villa in Hvar for Kids and Families – Pine Beach Villa-Waterfront
#8 Best Villa in Hvar for a Large Group – Stone Houses Marjan on island Hvar
#9 Best Villa in Hvar with a View – Villa Vega – Golden Way Villa – Beachside Hvar
#10 Best Villa in Hvar with Private Pool – Big villa with Swimming Pool
#11 Best Villa in Hvar with Sea View – Holiday Getaway Villa Caric

#1 – Villa with Pool in Hvar Town near Hula Hula

Best Overall Villa in Hvar

  • $$
  • 15 minute walk to the centre of Hvar Town
  • Outdoor swimming pool, terrace, balcony
  • Reviews → Check on AirBnB

This charming villa in Hvar is easily our favourite. It’s compact and quaint, a white washed building with green shutters and a nicely sized pool outside. The outdoor terrace also has plenty of seating areas and even a built-in BBQ for outdoor dining opportunities.

It’s also a good choice because of the location, being very nearby to one of the islands best beach clubs (Hula Hula) and even a local supermarket where you can pick up supplies. The kitchen is spacious and comes fully equipped so that you can whip up a whole load of meals. It’s got everything you need.

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#2 – Tatinja Beach House

Best Villa for Couples in Hvar

  • $$
  • A secluded area, 9km from Hvar Town
  • Private beach, no one else is around, lovely minimal rustic design
  • Reviews → Check on AirBnB

This beach house is more than just “a” beach house, it’s “the” beach house, being the only house on the beach, miles from anybody else. In short, it’s a heavenly place set in a private cove that you will definitely find it hard to not love. No wonder it’s the best villa for couples in Hvar.

It’s the sort of place where you can grill on the beach, drink on the beach, stroll and soak up the stars at night, and all with the waves as a lullaby. Worried about the seclusion? Don’t be: the owners are easily contactable, a 20 minute drive away.

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#3 – Radovani Luxury Apartment with Private Pool

Best Villa for Honeymoon in Hvar

  • $$
  • Situated on Jelsa Promenade
  • Beautiful outdoor terrace, top location, outdoor pool
  • Reviews → Check on AirBnB

This top villa in Hvar is actually set in one of the oldest houses of the area (Jelsa), meaning that you get to stay in a slice of the island’s history. Even better, though, is the fact that it has been beautifully renovated, resulting in an amazingly stylish, luxurious spot.

The terrace is the best part of this villa for honeymooners in Hvar. You can get views of the harbour, kick back with a coffee in the morning, or – as a bonus – arrange for the restaurant downstairs to deliver food up to the terrace for a romantic evening under the stars.

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#4 – Penthaouse Loft Apartment SALVIA Sunset Villa Hvar

Best Budget Friendly Villa in Hvar

  • $
  • Located in Kolober Bay
  • Sea views, fully equipped kitchen, kayaks to use
  • Reviews → Check on AirBnB

There’s everything you need for a comfortable stay at this top villa in Hvar, but our favourite thing about this place has to be the amazingly breathtaking views of the sea and dramatic coastline from the balcony. It’s situated in a secluded area away from the centre of Hvar Town, from here it is about a 15 minute drive (or taxi ride) to get to town itself.

There is a private swimming area here, as well as lounge chairs and even kayaks so you can paddle around on the sea yourselves. All in all it’s a beautiful, secluded spot.

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#5 – Lavender Hill Hvar Spa

Best Villa for a Wedding in Hvar

  • $$$
  • A short walk to the port
  • Multiple outdoor terraces, sizeable outdoor pool, plenty of space to relax
  • Reviews → Check on AirBnB

If you choose to stay here for your big day, there’s no doubt that you are going to have a wedding day that you will never forget. With its different terraces, lovely outdoor pool, sauna, plenty of room (enough for 8 guests), and lots of privacy, this place is definitely the best villa for weddings in Hvar.

With space enough for you and a choice selection of friends and family, spending time after you tie the knot with your other half, chilling out by the indoor fireplace, drinking wine on the terraces, or relaxing with a sauna, will be a beautiful experience.

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#6 – Villa Liza with Pool and Garden

Best Villa in Hvar Near Hvar Town

  • $$$
  • A stone’s throw from Hvar Town
  • Outdoor swimming pool, lovely outdoor terrace, charming traditional decor
  • Reviews → Check on AirBnB

If you were looking for a top villa in Hvar where you can easily access the main town itself, without staying in the midst of it all, then you may have just found the place. Villa Liza is a perfect place to stay, with wonderful outdoor areas, a swimming pool and – as a bonus – a beach a short stroll away.

One of our favourite things about this villa, however, is its traditional decor. With green shutters on the outside, hardwood floors throughout, a rustic kitchen and the opportunity to cook and dine outside, life couldn’t get much better!

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#7 – Pine Beach Villa-Waterfront

Best Villa in Hvar for Kids and Families

  • $$$$
  • 10 minute stroll to Hvar Town
  • Mere metres to the waterfront, huge garden, fully equipped kitchen
  • Reviews → Check on AirBnB

An absolutely stunning villa, this place has got so much character. It’s a traditional Dalmation building, meaning that it’s built from big stones and has dark green shutters, amongst other things. Our favourite thing about this one, however, is its amazing garden: there’s even a beautiful, 50-year-old pine tree! Staying at this place will be the highlight of your visit.

Easily the best villa in Hvar for families, you can have lunch with a view of the ocean, recline in lounge chairs at the water’s edge, stroll into the city together, and let your children run riot in the garden.

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#8 – Stone Houses Marjan on island Hvar

Best Villa in Hvar for a Large Group

  • $$$$
  • Set in the small village of Pitave
  • Sauna, basketball court, outdoors summer kitchen
  • Reviews → Check on AirBnB

This beautiful villa in Hvar boasts 2,000 square metres of land, encompassing three separate buildings and lots of open space, and was built in 1937. There are a lot of plus points to this historic villa, one of our favourites being the private wine cellar in the basement of one of the houses.

Whilst you can enjoy a free selection of domestic wine, there’s also a whole load of other perks. We’re talking sauna, basketball court, an outdoor swimming pool, bicycles to use, volleyball court, and even a summer kitchen for that all important al fresco dining.

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#9 – Golden Way Villa – Beachside Hvar

Best Villa in Hvar with a View

  • $$$
  • A 10 minute walk from the town centre
  • Private waterfront, beautiful outdoor terrace, leafy garden
  • Reviews → Check on AirBnB

A historic property built in the classic Mediterranean style by a Croatian architect in 1939, what you can see from this place definitely makes it the best villa in Hvar with a view. Sit at the spacious terrace and enjoy the unique view of the Pakleni Otoci – a string of islands in the Adriatic Sea.

One of the best things about this villa is the amount of land that surrounds the building itself. There are an impressive 600 square metres of garden here, complete with 12 olive trees amongst other things. That private waterfront, a secret swimming spot, is also a favourite of ours.

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#10 – Big villa with Swimming Pool

Best Villa in Hvar with Private Pool

  • $$$$
  • Located in Pitve
  • Large outdoor pool, multiple outdoor terraces, hot tub

This super stylish place is the ideal spot if you’re looking for the a villa in Hvar with great views. It’s modern and has all the space you could need for a trip here, sleeping (comfortably) up to 10 guests, making it a good option for a friends holiday away, too.

The interiors of this place are beautiful, a modern take on traditional Croatian style with minimalist style matching up with stone walls. For those hankering for food, there’s an outdoor oven with a seating area for al fresco dining, but one of our favourite things about this place is indoor hot tub.

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#11 – Holiday Getaway Villa Caric

Best Villa in Hvar with Sea View

  • $$
  • 3km from the small town of Ivan Dolac
  • Historic building, traditional charm, hot tub
  • Reviews → Check on AirBnB

Located up the side of a hill, there’s no wonder that this awesome villa happens to be one of the best places in Hvar to catch a panoramic view of the sea. Of course, having a hot tub from which to admire those views from makes this place even better than you could imagine.

Combine this with the fact that this property is 300 years old and utterly charming – as well as other perks like an outdoor pizza oven, dining area and plenty of outdoor space to wander and relax in – and you’ve got yourself an amazing place to stay in Hvar.

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FAQ’s

Where are the best villas in Hvar?

For those who want to be central, and set amidst all the action that the island offers, then obviously Hvar Town is the best place to base yourself here. There are some fantastic villas nearby, some just a 10 minute stroll from the centre, which can suit a range of budgets. For those of you who are looking for a little bit more seclusion amidst the nature of the island, then Hvar definitely has you covered in that respect - by the bucketload. For example, you could opt for a 300 year old hillside villa, or a secluded 1930s villa with your own private beach.

How much are vacation villas in Hvar?

The villas in Hvar are surprisingly affordable. There are plenty of options out there that just hit the $100 mark, but which still come with awesome perks like private beach access, outdoor pools and multiple bedrooms. So if you're on a budget, Hvar is a good place to come. But if you've got a little bit more money to spare, then it's well worth shelling out an extra $300 for some truly top notch properties. We're talking history, incredibly secluded locations, charming scenery and landscapes; and if you're here as a group, then $400 a night won't hurt that much.

How can I book a villa in Hvar?

If you are looking to book a top villa in Hvar, and you're wondering about the best way to do it, then we would recommend doing so with Airbnb. There is no other place out there where you can find as unique, or special, a place as you can on this awesome site. Another amazing thing about using Airbnb is that, when you are actually staying at your villa, you will have the added bonus of having your host available thanks to the site's messaging service. This means you don't have to scope out an area yourself and will have a local armed with insider's tips.

Conclusion

There you have it, people: those were the very best villas in Hvar. We hope that you are as suitably impressed as we are at the amazing quantity of top notch, historic, charming, traditional villas that are just waiting for you to book them on this Croatian island.

With so much choice, however, we know that it can be hard to narrow down your options, which is why we would recommend Villa with Pool in Hvar Town near Hula Hula. This is a great all-rounder of an option: traditional, well located, and with all the space you’ll need on your trip.

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