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    Will you help us with accommodation?

    Absolutely, we will provide you with easy-to-use online form through which your guests will easily book a room with your special wedding code.

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    Will we have discount on accommodation for our guest?

    When organizing your wedding celebration at one of our venues, you and your guests will receive a special wedding discount on our publish rates.

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    Where is port of Stari Grad?

    The port of Stari Grad (nearby Stari Grad town) is 20 minutes away from the town of Hvar.

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    Where is Hvar?

    Hvar Island is part of the Splitsko-dalmatinska county in Dalmatia, Croatia and a part of the central Dalmatian archipelago. With an area of 299.6 sq km (length 68.2 km, width up to 10.5 km), Hvar stretches between the islands of Brač, Vis and Korčula. It is the longest and sunniest of the Adriatic islands.  Hvar town is the most desirable vacationing destination throughout the year. The other main towns on the island are Stari Grad and Jelsa. There are four ports of entry for passenger ferries and catamarans to Hvar Island: Hvar town, Stari Grad, Jelsa and Sućuraj.

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    What is the ferry schedule?

    •From Split to Stari Grad: there are between three and five car ferries a day. The trip takes two hours. For exact ferry schedules, please visit www.jadrolinija.hr.
    •From Split to Hvar: town there are between 2 and 3 catamarans a day (for passengers only) and the trip takes around 1 hour. More information about catamaran lines to Hvar can be found at www.jadrolinija.hr and at www.krilo.hr.

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    What is the distance between port of Hvar and the hotel?

    The  majority  of Suncani Hvar hotels are located in the heart of the town centre, with only 2-5 minutes walking distance from the Hvar port. One of our hotels is located in a tranquil bay outside the town, but it is still not very  far from the town centre (cca 25 minutes walking distance).
    We offer luggage transportation services to hotels from all catamarans which arrive to Hvar port.

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    What is the distance between beach and hotel Amfora?

    There is a public pebble beach right in front of the hotel. Bonj ‘les bains’ beach club is located in Amfora bay as well. The entrance to all beaches is free of charge, but charges apply for rental of the sun chairs and umbrellas at pebble beach and sun chairs, umbrellas, pontoons and stone cabanas at Bonj ‘les bains’ beach club.

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    What can we do on the island in our spare time?

    Your wedding celebration takes place on one of the most beautiful islands in the world, which hides many unveiled natural beauties and authentic island culture. We invite you to relax after all the excitement and rush of the wedding celebration and take a day or two to experience all the benefits of the healing Hvar peace and serenity. Spend a day tasting some of the finest wines in Croatia, made from authentic plavac mali variety, grown in the lush vineyards on the sunny, steep southern slopes of Sveta Nedilja wine region. Enjoy a tasty picnic lunch in a picturesque olive grove which overlooks Stari Grad plain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Embark on a guided tour of Hvar’s most notable historic sites. Sea lovers will certainly enjoy a day of sailing to the island of Vis or to nearby Paklinski Islands archipelago.
    We invite you to browse through our diverse offer of professionally guided excursions, activities and programs at http://suncanihvar.com/hvar-experience.html. Our wedding coordinator and hotel concierge will supply more details, pricing and bookings of the program. Make your wedding celebration a truly unique and memorable experience!

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    What are the legal requirements for a foreign marriage?

    Your best source of information is the nearest Croatian embassy or consulate. Your government offices abroad can also provide sources of information about laws and regulations in the countries where they are located.

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    Is there a spa in Hvar?

    Organising a wedding can be very stressful. We invite you to escape to our luxurious Sensorí spa for some true pampering, that will leave you happy, glowing and stress-free on your wedding day. Our spa treatments integrate the healing properties of the local plants with the traditional remedies of massage and aesthetic care, which will invigorate and restore your senses. So, enjoy a relaxing massage with Hvar-made aromatic oils, a Carita cosmetics facial, specially designed to restore your skin’s luminosity, and a prefect manicure with our OPI nail care cosmetics – you deserve only the best for your wedding day!
    For more information please visit: www.suncanihvar.com/sensori-spa.

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    Is there a map of the town?

    There is one on our website Hvar map

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    Is there a hair salon in a hotel?

    No, but we will make an appointment for you and your guests in one of local hair salons, which will take care of your make up as well.

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    Is the beach accessible directly from the hotel?

    No.

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    Is Hvar near an airport?

    The closest airport to Hvar Island is Split airport (www.split-airport.hr). There is a bus shuttle service from the airport to the port of Split where you can find boat lines to the island of  Hvar. (www.jadrolinija.hr)
    There are also road and rail connections to Split port from Zagreb (Croatian capital) airport (www.zagreb-airport.hr). Average journey time from Zagreb to Split is 4 hours by car and 5 to 6 hours by bus or train. Train and bus stations are located at the Split port.

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    How can we reach Hvar from Split?

    There are several options for you to get to the island of Hvar from Split. There is an organized bus shuttle service from t the airport to the port of Split, wwhich takes around 30 minutes. From Split port you can choose from several ferry and catamaran lines, depending on your final destination on the island of Hvar (Stari Grad, Jelsa, Hvar town).  Stari Grad and Sućuraj ferries take cars and Hvar town has pedestrian-only catamarans. Buses to Hvar city meet ferries coming into Stari Grad (buses do not meet the car ferry in Sućuraj). There are catamaran lines from Split to the town of Jelsa with a quick stop at Bol (neighbouring  Brač island ) and direct catamaran lines from Split to Hvar that run all year (although more frequently in the summer). More information about ferry and catamaran lines to Hvar can be found at www.jadrolinija.hr and at www.krilo.hr.

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    How can we reach Hvar from Dubrovnik?

    To get from Dubrovnik to Hvar, you can take the Jadrolinija coastal ferry from Dubrovnik that runs twice a week from June to September, stopping at the neighbouring island of Korčula. The ferry journey takes between 7 and 8 hours. If you have a car and want to drive from Dubrovnik to Hvar, the best thing to do is to drive from Dubrovnik to the coastal town of Drvenik and take the car ferry to Sućuraj port on the Hvar Island (40 minutes journey). From Sućuraj, you need to drive across the island to Hvar town (distance of 80 km). The other option is driving to Split city, taking the ferry line to Stari Grad and then driving to Hvar town. There is no direct ferry line from Dubrovnik to Hvar town yet.

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    Does Sunčani Hvar assist in legal requirements for church or civil ceremony?

    No, but we will provide you with all contact details needed.

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    Do you have a photographer?

    We do not provide an in-house photographer, but can provide a few professional wedding photography studios.

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    Do you have a florist?

    No, but we will assist you with all your flower arrangements.

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    Do we need wedding planner?

    It is really up to you to decide on this, with regards to your budget and time. If you decide to hire a wedding planner to help you out with legal requirements, we will provide you with contacts of our preferred wedding planner agencies.

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    Can we have reception at one venue and wedding dinner at the other?

    Yes, you can have a civil ceremony at one venue and a wedding dinner at the other. We will provide best possible options according to your wishes.

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    Can we get to Hvar town by car directly?

    You  need to take your car to Stari Grad or Sućuraj ferry and then drive to Hvar town.

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    Can we drive a car on the island?

    Yes, you can drive a car on the island. Driving is one of the best ways to explore the hidden bays and beaches, abandoned villages, lavender and olive fields.

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    Can we bring our own wedding cake to the wedding?

    We suggest using the services of our pastry chef. However, if you have special requirements and traditions, we will allow bringing your own wedding cake. All external food must have proper legal permits in line with Croatian Health and Safety regulations.

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    Can we bring our own drinks to the wedding?

    Sunčani Hvar corporate policy does not allow bringing drinks to its venues.