WELCOME TO SUCURAJ
The island of Hvar, which is in the
middle-dalmatian archipelago, is the longest island in Croatia. Island Hvar has an area of 299,66km2, 269,2 km coast line and altitude of 628 m. Because of its pleasant climate, beautiful intact nature and many historical and cultural
monuments the island of Hvar has always been a well known tourist destination
all over the world. Famous american magazine "The Traveller" has
included island of Hvar among the 10 most beautiful tourist destinations in
Sucuraj is a small
tourist and fishing town. It is situated on the eastern cape of the island
where the island Hvar comes very close to mainland. There are a couple of
restaurants, taverns, bars and markets, news-stand, souvenir-shop, post
office, infirmary, ATM, tourist-info office, hotel and car-camp, etc. Sucuraj
is the right place for those who really wish to rest far away from noise and
traffic. It is surrounded by the sea from 3 sides and it has many beautiful
beaches and bays.
The climate is very pleasant: the summers are long, hot and pleasantly dry.
The summer winds, “maestral” and “tramontana”, are pleasantly refreshing.
Swimming is possible from May to November.
All of this, including the private accommodation in apartments, pensions,
rooms, and holiday houses, you can find very near each other, so that you can
leave your car to rest as well. The main beach "Cesminica" is only
200m far from the center.
If you have your own boat, Sucuraj is a good harbour for it. Not far from
Sucuraj you can find beautiful beaches and bays where you can enjoy your
privacy. There are also ships at your service that make one day trips to
Makarska Riviera, peninsula Peljesac and island Korcula.
How to reach Sucuraj?
Sucuraj is situated on the eastern cape of the island Hvar, where
the island is only 3NM (5 km) far from mainland.
The closest place on mainland is Drvenik where the ferry boat leaves for
Sucuraj 5 times a day during the winter and 10-15 times (or more) during the
summer. The crossing lasts only 25 minutes.
Drvenik is situated on the coast of Makarska, 96 km SE from Split and 128 km NW from Dubrovnik.
You can also reach Sucuraj by ferry from Split to Stari Grad on the island
Hvar and then to Sucuraj by car but this way is much longer and more
expensive. Sucuraj is 77 km far from town of Hvar, 60 km from Stari Grad and 50 km from Jelsa.