On the easternmost point of the island of Hvar lies fisher’s harbor Sućuraj. Little les than five hundred people populate this idyllic village, which does not only give the appearance of an intact world, but is indeed one. According to the many faithful guests of Sućuraj this harbor town is the most beautiful spot of the island. Whoever spent his holiday here start missing it soon. Friends meet here again and again to spend fine days together. Some cosy restaurants located around the clean harbor basin offer ldelicious, typically Dalmatian dishes that make the hearts of gourmets beat faster.
Fisherman set out early in the morning and suplly the cooks with everything the sea has to offer: noble, fish, crabs, shrimps, Octopus and mussels. The best wines of the region are also served, such as the dark Plavac that fascinates wine connoisseurs all over the world, along with the golden-yellow Bogdanusa. Whoever seeks relaxation will surely find it in Sućuraj.
A leisurely stroll through the old entangled alleys of Sućuraj provides you with a sense of calm and inspiration. Enjoying a glass of wine whilst watching the hustle and bustle of the harbor makes you forget everyday life. The evening sun bathes the fishermen’s houses and the Biokovo mountains on the mainland in a golden light. Dramatic formations of clouds turn glowing red, illuminated by setting sun. “Treasures” may be found anywhere when snorkeling, such as shell or crocks.
Excursion boats take you from Sućuraj to Makarska, Pelješac, The island of Korčula and the beach of mlaska. The small village of Bogomolje, charming in other aspects, also makes part of Sućuraj.It is located at about 20 kilometers from Sućuraj on the main road of the island.
Some artists have selted down here and give life to this place that remind of Tuscany, with in old natural stone houses, cypresses, vineyards and lavender fields. Bogomolje is not situated directly on the seaside, yet magnificent bays are within close reach.
The “Bolat” restaurant lies outside the village in the direction of Sućuraj and offers its guests delicious dishes ranging from Dalmatian Prsut and fish dishes to lamb skewers. Many guests so far have lost their heart to Sućuraj and return again and again. Not least because of the friendly people that live here. More information can be found at Sucuraj Unofficial Web Site