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.
A favourite among regular guests, Hotel Le Dune now has its own sea-view pool on the roof of Forte Bay. Nestled in a garden oasis just a whisper from the sea. Le Dune offers magnificent bungalows, exclusive suites, and supreme service. It has a sea view gourmet restaurant, Le Dune and is convenient to reach the beach, Children’s Wonderland and all of the restaurants and facilities along the waterfront including the piazza at night.
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.
Breakfast: dedicated restaurant for breakfast: Le Dune
Dinner Restaurants restaurants included in half board, no supplement: Le Dune, sea front gourmet restaurant, (no reservation required); Belvedere: (gourmet rooftop restaurant of the Villa del Parco (no reservation); Cavalieri: garden setting, buffet, soft piano music (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; Pineta: (buffet under the trees, ½ bottle house wine per person and mineral water included (no reservation); Le Dune: ( sea front gourmet fish speciality restaurant, (reservation required);
Restaurants for dinner with a supplement: Da Rocco Iannone, La Terrazza San Domenico, Cantina del Forte, (reservations 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.
Surrounded by nature, Deluxe bungalows open onto a patio with a private garden. The bedroom has luxurious double or twin beds and some bungalows also have a lounge area with a sofa. The bathroom has a bath and shower, and in some cases a hot tub. The perfect place for being by the sea.
An additional bed or cot can be provided on request, some bungalows are interconnecting.
Le Dune suites on the ground floor have a patio and a private garden, while those on the first floor have a terrace with views over the beautiful garden. All have double or twin beds and an open plan living area with sofa bed. In the bathroom, a bath and shower, and in some a hot tub. The Le Dune Suite can be connected to a second suite or a Deluxe Bungalow.