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.
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.
The perfect place for those who seek the personal service and lifestyle of a classic luxury hotel. Completely refurbished in a cool Mediterranean décor style, Hotel Il Castello is located in a secluded forest grove adjacent to the beach. The rooms are either sea or mountain facing, the exclusive suites on the fourth and fifth floors have panoramic views of the sea. Hotel Castello has its own heated swimming pool with beautiful sea views and the charming Cavalieri garden restaurant for dining ‘al fresco’ with soft piano music every evening.
The Executive Floors are home to the Executive Deluxe Mare rooms, Junior Suites and Suites. All have beautiful terraces, and some have panoramic views over the sea. (See Castello suites). Added by popular request, the adjacent five-star Castello Garden Bungalows provide family accommodation near the beach.
There are 4 types of restaurant:
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).
A superb seafood restaurant overlooking the sea. Freshly grilled fish served with a selection of salad, pasta, fresh fruit and homemade icecream. Opening hours: 12.30-14.30
A large buffet surrounded by pine grove, offering a vast array of dishes each day. The menu is further enriched during theme nights with traditional dishes.
Our pizzeria offers all the joy and casualness of a great pizza with traditional and natural ingredients. To complete the menù, there are other typical Italian dishes such as the Caprese di Bufala, made with buffalo milk cheese, freshly sliced cold meats and a wide selection of fresh salads. The wine list concentrates mainly on Sardinian wines and offers an ample choice of Italian craft beers.
Forte Grill offers an exceptional selection of high-quality meat from Italy, Ireland and Australia, as well as a choice of desserts and icecreams.
You can dine in the first Hell’s Kitchen restaurant, exclusive to Forte Village. In addition to à la carte dining, there are sushi and gourmet hamburgers on offer for lunch. Located near the Oasis pool, it is definitely not to be missed.
Heinz Beck brings his Michelin star flavour to Forte Village. The culinary pioneer and three Michelin starred Chef will be at Forte Village this summer to delight our guests’ palettes!
In this restaurant, with its fresh and relaxed atmosphere you can enjoy delicious meats spit roasted over a charcoal grill.
Sardinia boasts one of the most varied and flavourful gastronomic cultures of Italy, a real melting pot of varied histories and cultures. At Ristorante Sardo you can taste local pasta dishes, meats, vegetables and local cheeses, desserts and wines from the region.
A magnificent seafood restaurant that looks out to sea, the perfect place to enjoy a selection of fresh fish and crustacean, all cooked on the grill. In addition, is a wonderful choice of salads, cheeses and local cured meats. Homemade desserts and icecreams complete the meal. Open from July to the beginning of September. Opening hours: 12.30-14.30
The gourmet restaurant of Chef Antonello Arrus, the Belvedere, is located on a fabulous terrace overlooking the park and serves traditional Italian and Sardinian dishes enhanced with a touch of creativity.
The Cavalieri is an elegant 5-star restaurant surrounded by greenery, where every dinner is accompanied by pleasant piano music. Every day the rich buffet, complete with Live Cooking, offers guests Italian and Sardinian specialities. All desserts and icecreams are homemade and prepared fresh every day
A splendid buffet restaurant directly overlooking the sea, offering a wide variety of traditional Italian and Sardinian food. Here you can taste local produce from zero kilometres away, cooked with style and elegance.
One of the most popular and celebrated restaurants in Milan arrives this summer at Forte Village. Chefs Pisani and Negrini will launch a series of «Gourmet Evenings» on the Forte Bay terrace. From 28 July to 23 August
Da Rocco Iannone with a magnificent view over the Oasis pool, this restaurant is run by Chef Rocco Iannone. An enchanting locale, where you can rediscover the best traditional Italian cuisine. Open from the beginning of July until the end of August. The cost of dining is not included in the accommodation price.
Singh Restaurant Vivek Singh, the Executive Chef of the multiple award-winning London restaurant group, The Cinnamon Collection, will bring to Forte Village this summer his modern Indian cuisine from The Old Westminster Library in London.
Le Dune is a sophisticated à la carte restaurant from which you can admire the Mediterranean Sea while savouring traditional Italian dishes, revisited according to the most modern gastronomic trends.
Chef Massimiliano Mascia, of San Domenico di Imola, brings the excellence of Romagna cuisine to Forte Village. The menù will be enriched with summer dishes designed to take advantage of the seasonality of the raw ingredients and proximity to the sea.
A light and healthy breakfast by the sea, prepared by the stellar chef Alfons Schuhbeck.
An intimate and private locale to have your breakfast, with entrance reserved for guests of Villa del Parco.
First and foremost Forte Village is a family resort that provides top quality services specially designed for children. The Mario’s Restaurant serves child-friendly dishes such as pizza, pasta and chips — with delicious and healthy fish and vegetable dishes too. Everything, from the tables and chairs to the mealtimes, is on a children’s scale for our extra special guests, and the young diners are carefully supervised so that you can enjoy relaxing and romantic dinners without having to worry. All the staff, from chefs to waiters, are there to make sure things run smoothly. And the fun doesn’t end with lunch or dinner: straight after they can hop on the toy-train shuttle service and head for Children’s Wonderland.
Forte Village reconfirms its collaboration with Mahiki — the club that feels like a tropical island paradise.
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.
Rooms: Superior, Superior Garden, Superior Mare, Executive Mare and Executive Mare Plus
Set in the pine grove, with soft piano music every evening, the Hotel Castello is home to the Cavalieri restaurant with a charming garden restaurant that provides a superb breakfast and a generous 5-star buffet with show cooking on the grill for dinner in the evening.
Breakfast: dedicated restaurant for breakfast: Cavalieri
Dinner Restaurants restaurants included in half board, no supplement: Cavalieri: garden restaurant, buffet, show cooking on the grill, piano music, (no reservation); Pineta (buffet with ½ bottle house wine per person and mineral water included. (no reservation)); Forte Grill: variety of assorted grilled meats (no reservation required) Sardinian: local specialties (reservation required); Brazilian: meats on long skewers grilled over a BBQ (reservation required) Hells Kitchen: the world’s first authentic Hell’s Kitchen based on the Italian television program. Ethnic Restaurant: a themed restaurant which changes every year;
Restaurants for dinner with a supplement: Belvedere, Le Dune, Da Rocco Iannone, La Terrazza San Domenico (reservation required).
Rooms: Deluxe Rooms Patio, Prestige, Prestige Plus, Executive Deluxe Mare.
Breakfast: dedicated restaurant for breakfast and dinner : Cavalieri— buffet menu
Dinner Restaurants restaurants included in half board, no supplement: Cavalieri: garden restaurant, buffet, show cooking on the grill, piano music, (no reservation); Belvedere: (gourmet rooftop restaurant of the Villa del Parco (no reservation); Le Dune, sea front gourmet restaurant, (no reservation required); Pineta (buffet with ½ bottle house wine per person and mineral water included. (no reservation)); Forte Grill: variety of assorted grilled meats (no reservation required) Sardinian: local specialties (reservation required); Brazilian: meats on long skewers grilled over a BBQ (reservation required) Hells Kitchen: the world’s first authentic Hell’s Kitchen based on the Italian television program. Ethnic Restaurant: a themed restaurant which changes every year;
Restaurants for dinner with a supplement: Da Rocco Iannone, La Terrazza San Domenico (reservation required).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fully refurbished room with double or twin beds and a balcony overlooking the pine forest. Some rooms are connecting
Space is restricted so should a guest insist on this option we can provide the extra bed upon receipt of written acceptance by the travel agency that the clients are aware of the restricted space and therefore no complaint will be made after the guest has arrived.
Fully refurbished with double or single beds. The balcony overlooks the garden. Some rooms are connecting. Ideal for couples or families seeking 2 interconnecting bedrooms.
Fully refurbished room with double or twin beds, bathroom with shower and bath, and modern facilities. The balcony faces the sea side. Third bed on request for families of 2 adults plus one child.
We require a written acceptance by the travel agency that the clients are aware of the restricted space for an extra bed and so no complaint will occur after the guest arrives.
Fully refurbished room with double or twin beds, bathroom with shower and bath, and the most modern facilities. The balcony faces the sea side. Third bed on request for families of 2 adults plus one child.
Some rooms are interconnecting.
Fully refurbished a double or twin room, composed of a bedroom some with sofa bed, bathroom and spacious balcony facing the seaside and the pool. Some rooms are connecting. A third bed or a cot can be added upon request.
Twin or double room on the ground floor with its own patio. An additional bed or cot can be provided on request.
Fully refurbished, spacious and comfortable rooms each with two queen beds and a lovely terrace facing the seaside. All rooms have a bathroom with bathtub and shower. Some feature a Jacuzzi and Chromo- therapy. Extra bed upon request. Some rooms are connecting.
Elegant rooms on the 4° and 5° Executive Floor. The sleeping area with double bed or single beds, in some cases, slightly raised above the living area with a beautiful terrace overlooking the pine woods and facing the sea. The bathroom has a bathtub and shower. Extra bed upon request. Some rooms are connected to another Executive Deluxe Mare or a suite. Ideal for 2 adults, one child and an infant.
Recently refurbished, elegant and comfortable, the Prestige Plus rooms have two queen beds. The sleeping area is slightly raised above the living room which opens onto a beautiful terrace overlooking the sea. The bathroom has bathtub with hydro-massage and a Chromo-therapy shower in some cases. Extra bed upon request. Some rooms are interconnecting.