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Forte Village Resort, Hotel Le Palme

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.

Forte Village chosen by Forbes from the Best Family Resorts nominated by global travel experts Virtuoso and voted ‘World’s Leading Sports Academy

Hotels 4*

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.

Hotels 5*

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.


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.



Great for everyone. Located at the heart of the resort, an oasis of calm, convenient for the beach, the Oasis pools, piazza, sports area, beach front restaurants and spa. All rooms have LCD, safe and air-conditioning. Just moments away from the magnificent Oasis pool and buzzing Piazza Luisa, Hotel Le Palme is an oasis of calm conveniently located at the heart of the resort. The hotel offers luxurious bungalows with ample indoor and outdoor space: the ideal choice for a family holiday in Sardinia.

Within easy reach are the Oasis pool, Children’s Wonderland, Mario’s Village the Aquapark at Baia Delle Palme and the Children’s Restaurant— a haven of fun for little ones.

The Deluxe Bungalows, in various formats, all have a bathroom with bathtub and shower, air conditioning, telephone, LCD TV, minibar and safe. Special Barbie™ packages for children are available on request (a supplement applies). Breakfast is served at the Bellavista. Half-board for guests at Hotel Le Palme includes dinner at La Pineta and Forte Grill, Sardinian and Brazilian restaurants. The gourmet à la carte restaurants require reservations and a supplement applies. For more information visit Restaurants.

There are 4 types of restaurant:

  • à la carte
  • gourmet
  • grill
  • 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).


  • Beachcomber

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


  • Pineta

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.


  • Pizzeria

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

Forte Grill offers an exceptional selection of high-quality meat from Italy, Ireland and Australia, as well as a choice of desserts and icecreams.


  • Hell’s Kitchen

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

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!


  • Brazillian

In this restaurant, with its fresh and relaxed atmosphere you can enjoy delicious meats spit roasted over a charcoal grill.


  • Sardinian

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.


  • Fish Market

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


  • Belvedere

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.


  • Cavalieri

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


  • Bellavista

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.


  • Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia

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

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.


  • Vivek

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

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.


  • La Terrazza San Domenico

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.


  • Schuhbeck’s corner

A light and healthy breakfast by the sea, prepared by the stellar chef Alfons Schuhbeck.


  • Patio Villa del Parco

An intimate and private locale to have your breakfast, with entrance reserved for guests of Villa del Parco.


  • Children’s restaurant

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.


  • Mahiki

Forte Village reconfirms its collaboration with Mahiki — the club that feels like a tropical island paradise.


  • Oasis


  • Terrazza 5 stelle

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.

  • Deluxe Bungalows are the same as the Hotel Bouganville, but in a more central location nearer the beach
  • Ideal for families. accommodation for 5 (Deluxe Family Plus bungalow)
  • Interconnected rooms available on request
  • An oasis of relaxation
  • Immersed in tropical gardens
  • Conveniently located in the heart of the resort
  • The perfect place for families


Breakfast: dedicated restaurant: Oasis Restaurant

Dinner Restaurants included in the half board: Pineta buffet, (mineral water and ½ bottle of house wine per person included, no reservation required) 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, Cavalieri, Le Dune, Da Rocco Iannone, La Terrazza San Domenico, (all require reservations);



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.

  • Golden Beach

Voted one of the most beautiful golden sand beaches in the world, shallow for children.

  • Climate

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.

  • Children

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.

  • Sports Academies

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.

Deluxe bungalow
2 adults + 1 child
24-30 m²
1 bedroom, 1 bathroom

The fully refurbished Deluxe Bungalows offer a spacious double bedroom with sofa bed (an additional bed can be provided as an alternative). The bathroom comes with a shower (some bungalows also have a separate bathtub). The bungalows look out onto a patio and garden. Ideal for two adults and one child.

Deluxe family bungalow
2 adults + 2 child
35 m²
1 bedroom, 1 living room converts to two beds, 1 bathroom

The fully refurbished Deluxe Family Bungalows offer a double bedroom, bathroom with shower and bathtub and a living area with sofa which converts to two beds (replaceable with two single beds). The bungalow look out into a private patio and garden. Ideal for families with two children aged under 13.

Deluxe family play garden bungalow
2adl + 2 chd
1 bedroom ♦ 1 living room converts to two beds ♦ 1 bathroom

The fully refurbished Deluxe Family Play Garden offers a double bedroom, living area with two foldaway beds, bathroom with bathtub and a small patio. The bungalows look out onto a private garden complete with children’s toys, enclosed by attractive wooden fencing. An oasis of calm, ideal for younger guests and their parents.

Le Palme Roof
26 m²
1 bedroom ♦ 1 bathroom

These fully refurbished bedrooms are located on the first floor and are surrounded by nature overlooking the greenery and gardens. Some have a double bed while others have twin beds, a bathroom with bath tub, all have a balcony. Romantic.
Ideal for 2 persons

Luxury family bungalow
2adl +3 chd
1 Bedroom ♦ 1 living room converts to two beds ♦ 1 Bathroom

The fully refurbished Luxury Family Bungalow are located on the ground floor with garden and patio. The bungalow has one bathroom with bath tub and shower and 2 rooms separated by a door, first a double bedroom then a living room with sofa which is convertible into 2 beds, or which can be replaced by 2 beds. A third bed can be added to the living room. Ideal for families of 5 with up to 3 children under 13 years of age.

Deluxe family plus bungalow
2adl +3 chd
2 bedroom ♦ 2 bathroom

The fully refurbished Deluxe Family Plus Bungalows offer two adjoining bedrooms. One room has a double bed or twin beds, with an additional bed available on request, and a bathroom with bathtub and shower. The second bedroom comes with two single beds arranged in an “L”, and a bathroom with a shower. Both rooms have a separate patio and entrance. Ideal for a family of five with children aged under 13.

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