A ONE OF A KIND RESORT
Privacy and Security
A gated park reserved for hotel guests only. Safe for children, no cars allowed inside.
Natural Beauty of the Location
People always comment on the sheer natural beauty of the location and gardens.
Voted one of the most beautiful golden sand beaches in the world, shallow for children.
Unique micro-climate with over 300 days of sunshine per year
Choice of Accommodation
Choice of 8 hotels, from 4* bungalows to 5* hotels, waterfront and rooftop suites and luxury villas
Restaurants and Italian Cuisine
Up to 21 restaurants in high season plus visiting Michelin starred chefs. Dining under the stars.
Aquapark, children’s Wonderland, mini club, play-park, Barbie house. All day nursery.
Leisure & Teenagers
Go-karts, bowling alley, disco, table tennis, water sports and other sports like football
Spa, Gym & Thalasso
A world class Acquaforte SPA. Circuit of 6 beautiful thalasso pools. Detox, weight loss, anti-aging
Entertainment & Shopping
Piazza Luisa has 40 boutiques and a show every evening included in the half board rate. Forte Arena is an open-air concert venue adjacent to Forte Village with shows like Sting and Swan Lake.
Sports & Leisure
Unlimited activities onsite or nearby include: tennis, golf, horse riding, table tennis and water sports. There is also a cooking school, dance classes, yoga and mountain cycling for the family.
Play alongside sports champions and the professionals at the Chelsea Soccer School. Check the sports stars available each season on the web site near the opening date. Programmes may change without notice.
An expanse of pristine white sand beaches
Our beach is one of nature’s wonders: the elements at their most poetic. A stretch of white sand in one of the most beautiful settings in Sardinia between Pula and Capo Spartivento, at the foot of the mountains and sheltered from the rest of the world.
Never exposed to strong winds and never stiflingly hot, it is blessed with a mild, almost tropical microclimate that keeps the water temperature a good two degrees warmer than the rest of the island. Enchanted by its beauty, Forbes magazine named it one of the 25 most beautiful beaches in the world. The beaches along the coastline near Forte Village all have different features, but each one has its own special charm.
Forte Village is a destination in itself, set on the south-west coast of the island of Sardinia, near Pula, just 45 km from the Island’s capital, Cagliari, and its international airport. Nestled among 47 hectares of beautiful gardens along a white sand beach on the sunny south coast of Sardinia. Forte Village offers a choice of 8 magnificent hotels which include 3 four-star hotels, Bouganville, Le Palme and Il Borgo, and 5 five-star hotels which include Hotel Il Castello, Hotel Pineta, Le Dune the Villa Del Parco and the Waterfront Suites plus there are 12 luxurious Villas, 11 plus new addition in 2019, each with a private garden and a private swimming pool. It has been voted the ‘World’s Leading Resort’ for 20 consecutive years and it has also been awarded ‘World’s Leading Family Resort ’and ‘World’s Leading Sports Academy
The Bouganville, Le Palme and Il Borgo are areas of 4-star bungalows located within the lush gardens that are ideal for couples, and for families with children of all ages.
The Le Dune, located near the beach, offers large bungalows and luxurious suites. Hotel Castello is an elegant luxury hotel near the sea with its own heated swimming pool, it also has a limited number of Castello Garden Bungalows. Villa Del Parco is an intimate hotel ideal for couples. A member of Leading Hotels of the World, it is located in private gardens adjacent to the Acquaforte SPA and it has a rooftop gourmet restaurant. The Hotel Pineta is a trio of newly refurbished two storey courtyards nestled in a pine grove.
Suites & Villas
Waterfront Suites touch the beach and face directly to the sea. The Hotel Castello suites also have stunning panoramic views. The superb luxury Villas each have a private garden with a private swimming pool and butler service.
World’s leading Resort
Forte Village chosen by Forbes from the Best Family Resorts nominated by global travel experts Virtuoso
The resort has completed a €40m refurbishment program of all accommodation, and public areas. The Forte Arena, adjacent to the Forte Village, has a calendar of entertainment every year, previous shows have included Sting and Shaggy, Andrea Bocelli, Il Volo, Anastacia, the ballet Swan Lake.
New facilities include: a new children’s playpark, an extended Aquapark with exciting water chutes and water games and a new infinity pool with sea view for le Dune guests. For ultimate in privacy reserve a Villa with its own private pool or book the new private spa within the Acquaforte Spa. In 2019, project green will further enhance the resorts already strong sustainability credentials.
There are 4 types of restaurant : à la carte, gourmet, grill and buffet.
Some require an advance reservation and a supplement. Each hotel has its own breakfast restaurant and a main restaurant plus a choice of 3 or more other restaurants for dinner included in the half board rate.
The restaurants available for everyone are the Brazilian, Forte Grill, the Sardinian restaurant and La Pineta buffet (Cavalieri buffet for Castello guests).
Opening hours: 12.30-14.30
From 28 July to 23 August
Dine al fresco under the stars, chose from buffets, themed restaurants, grills or gourmet restaurants. Michelin starred chefs prepare the finest Italian cuisine and Celebrity Chefs visit in July and August to host refined gourmet evenings. Up to 21 restaurants in high season include the authentic regional Italian cuisine and an Italian Hell’s Kitchen restaurant. The half board rates include breakfast and dinner. Wine is not included in the half board except at the Pineta Restaurant which has house wine and mineral water included with the buffet.
All of the bungalows in the Bouganville and Le Palme have been upgraded and refurbished to the new larger and restyled Deluxe Bungalows. All have a large bathroom with bath and shower and a bedroom with sofa area for 2 adults. In some bungalows the sofa is a sofa-bed for a small child. The rooms of the Villa Del Parco main building and Il Borgo have also been completely refurbished.
ACQUAFORTE THALASSO SPA
The SPA has a unique circuit of 6 Thalasso pools, each with a unique blend of seawater, oil, salt, and temperature, and all immersed in beautiful tropical gardens. Enjoy sports performance training, Turkish baths, massages, gymnasium, wellbeing consultancy, detox, weight loss, anti-aging and health and beauty treatments.
HOTEL PINETA 5*
Surrounded by the freshness of a centuries-old pine grove, Hotel Pineta is a haven of luxury, tranquillity and Mediterranean beauty. This newly refurbished, elegant 5-star hotel pays homage to Mediterranean architecture with its horseshoe shape and two floors overlooking an airy courtyard. Strategically located close to the beach and the Forte Village Resort Spa Acquaforte, the hotel offers double and triple rooms, making it the ideal holiday destination in Sardinia for larger families.
The bedrooms have a bathroom with shower and bathtub and patio or balcony. Special Barbie™ packages for children are available on request (a supplement applies).
Guests can enjoy breakfast at the waterfront Bellavista and Cavalieri Restaurants, while dinner is served on a panoramic sea-view terrace or at one of five typical restaurants. Tables can be booked at other restaurants at no extra charge. Some of the gourmet and à la carte restaurants require reservations (a supplement applies). For more information visit Restaurants.
RESTARURANTS FOR PINETA
The luxury first-floor Superior Terrace Rooms offer a double or twin bedroom, bathroom with shower and a balcony overlookingthe gardens. Elegance and comfort for couples and families of two adults and one child (or baby).
Fully refurbished, stylish and comfortable, the sumptuous ground-floor Deluxe Family Rooms offer a double or twin bedroom (some rooms also have a small bedroom with sofa bed), bathroom with shower and bathtub, a patio and private garden. A cot and additional bed are available on request. Some rooms can be connected internally or externally via the patio. Ideal for families of three or four.