Welcome to the website of Sućuraj
Sućuraj, a small picturesque tourist and fishermen's town and port, is the most eastern settlement on the island of Hvar (central Dalmatia, Croatia), and is also nearest to the mainland. The history of Sućuraj is very turbulent, of which there are many documents and monuments. Thanks to its position, the village has a coastline on both sides of the island. Everyone who finds themselves in Sućuraj and wants to spend the day swimming and sunbathing can choose one of the many sand, pebble or rocky beaches near the town. The sea is crystal clear and the temperature is pleasant for bathing from May all through October. Visitors can find accommodation in private apartments, holiday and boarding houses, rooms or a (motor)-campsite. There are several shops in the town and also restaurants and bars. There is also an elementary school, infirmary with the heliport for emergencies, a post office, hairdressing salon, currency exchange office, ATM, port authority office... More information about Sućuraj here.
If you are not already located on the island of Hvar, the quickest way to reach Sućuraj is by ferry from Drvenik, on the Makarska Riviera (a 30 min trip). Drvenik is located 45 km from the highway exit Zagvozd on Croatia's main highway, A1.
The Island of Hvar is one of a group of central Dalmatian islands and is the longest Croatian island, populated from early historic times. Other important settlements on the island of Hvar are: Hvar, Stari Grad, Jelsa and Vrbovska. This island is attractive for tourists because of its clean beaches and bays, unspoiled nature, lots of sun, olive oil and wine and especially for its hospitable hosts.
16th March 2015 The old well (water tank - tank for rainwater, called gustirna in local dialect) on the "upper market" behind the church of St. George is being restored. This well was built in the early 20th century and was[…]
7th March 2015 The work on paving in stone of the waterfront in Sućuraj are in progress. The waterfront was until now in concrete. Although the part being paved is a small portion in front of St. Georges church, we are looking forward[…]
17th February 2015 The road of which we have written in the previous news, was released for traffic today. The journey to Sućuraj towards the West is shorter by 5 minutes from today.
12th February 2015 The work on the new, 4890 meters long, road Jelsa - Poljica are almost over. The asphalt layer is laid and work on horizontal and vertical signaling are in progress. This is completely new route, so the state[…]
3rd July 2014 On 1st and 2nd of August 2014 the third annual Tam Tam Music Festival will be held in Sućuraj. The festival is a music manifestation organized by civil association Pelišnjak and has the goal of making Sućuraj a real, if small, festival destination.[…]