Located on the east cape of the island of Hvar, Sućuraj has settled in between the hills of Biokovo, the island of Pelješac and the sea. Over the centuries Romans, Slavics and the French have inhabited this particular place. In the last couple of decades, Sućuraj has become a small city filled with various monuments. There are a lot of churches in Sućuraj, most are considered to be a valuable cultural heritage. Walking through the streets of Sućuraj gives you an idea of what the city has gone through since its formation. The lighthouses in Sućuraj are an idyllic addition to this already picturesque place.
Hospitality and tourism in Sućuraj started booming during the 60's so people there are quite welcoming and warm. This is important because you can feel their hospitality in everything they do. In example, the restaurants in Sućuraj offer only high quality wine, olive oil, rakija, seafood and fish. All these ingredients are an important part of the gourmet specialties in Sućuraj. Even the most demanding food enthusiasts will be pleased.
Numerous beaches in Sućuraj are located in its bays, albeit on the Sućuraj territory itself or in its vicinity. That means you can choose whether to bathe on a crowded beach or you can find your own place under the sun. The Perna and Mlaska bay are a rarity on the island because they are the only ones offering sandy beaches on the entire island of Hvar.
You will probably be on the lookout for at least some sort of entertainment in Sućuraj and not to worry – there is plenty of it. Day and night fishing is intense, to say the least. Sailing and biking in Sućuraj is also a great way to spend the day, as well as diving. During the summer, there is a vast amount of festivities that are a wonderful excuse to go out there and just be yourself – nobody knows who you are anyway. Excursions from Sućuraj are organized on a daily basis and the vicinity of Međugorje, Dubrovnik, Korčula and Peljašac will make your travelling decisions much tougher than you originally imagined.
Surely, you will have to spend a couple of nights there, or even week. That’s where private accommodation in Sućuraj comes in. The place is filled with rentable rooms and fantastic apartments. If you like room service, do stay at the Trpimir hotel in Sućuraj. However, the camp Mlaska is also nearby so don’t forget to book a tent.