Hotel Bouganville

Sardinia, Forte Village

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  • A fantastic location for sports and leisure activities
  • Family friendly amenities and activities throughout

Hotel Bouganville is one of the 4 star hotels located in Forte Village, the resort is rated as one of the World’s Leading Resorts. This hotel is concealed among beautiful gardens full of attractive palm trees and tropical flowers and has easy access to all of Forte Village Resort’s lively activities and facilities. You will find yourself surrounded by natural beauty, with a wonderful white sandy beach, rated as one of Forbes magazine’s top 25 beaches in the world, right on your doorstep.

The hotel has 133 rooms. A range of hotel child prices apply to ages 0–1 and 2–12 years.


Bars & Restaurants

Brasiliano Restaurant

A Brazilian restaurant serving authentic dishes like succulent slowly cooked meats. Enjoy as you overlook the swimming pool. 

Guests staying in all of the hotels can dine here at no additional cost.

Forte Grill Restaurant

A traditional steak house with an extensive drinks menu and views of the swimming pool. 

Guests staying in all of the hotels can dine here at no additional cost.

Il Sardo Restaurant

This Sardinian themed restaurant serves traditional local cuisine including antipasti, homemade pizza and seadas (sweet pastries), which guests can enjoy while overlooking the Oasis pool.

Guests staying in all of the hotels can dine here at no additional cost.

Childrens Restaurant

This exclusive children’s restaurant makes dining fun and has a menu tailored to the needs of even the fussiest children. 

Open: For lunch and dinner

All children must be accompanied by a parent. 

Oasis Snack Bar

A great snack bar open for lunch and serving light bites including Paninis, club sandwiches, cold dishes and seasonal fruit. 

Pineta Restaurant

A gorgeous open air restaurant with themed evenings, serving splendid buffets with a complimentary half bottle of house wine and mineral water per person. 

Guests staying in all of the hotels can dine here at no additional cost.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pools

There are 11 swimming pools to choose from during your stay, each with fantastic facilities and its own unique character. There’s even a pool with waterslides, perfect for little ones.


Hotel Bouganville is located in Forte Village, where you’ll find one of the most exclusive beaches in Italy. Here you are sheltered from the rest of the world in an intimate location, with fantastic activities on offer too.

For Families

Children's Wonderland

Children's Wonderland is a world of fun featuring a range of exciting facilities, including Mario's village and the Barbie Activity Centre. Children can take part in a variety of activities and workshops; from creative sessions with modelling clay, to making a pizza topped with their favourite ingredients, or performing their favourite dance routine, whilst making friends and letting their imaginations run wild.

Mario's village- a miniature village made up of themed buildings including a fire station, cinema and beauty salon.

Barbie Activity Centre- this fabulous full-sized Barbie House gives children the opportunity to play with and experience all that Barbie has to offer.

Wonderlab- where children used recycled materials to get creative.

Spa & Wellness

Acquaforte Spa

Acquaforte Spa is the perfect retreat for those seeking the ultimate relaxation experience. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, a range of unique and exclusive treatments are available to re-balance the body and mind, and promote overall well-being. The Spa includes treatments such as Thalassotherapy with the 6 sea water pools, 

Fitness Classes

At the Forte Village Resort you can take part in Zumba, Total Body Workout and Aquagym classes.
Zumba is a group fitness class that combines the rhythms and movements of Afro-Caribbean music with traditional aerobic moves. Zumba classes take place every day from 11.45am, 23 June to 05 September in the sports area.
Total Body Workout classes does just that, it aims to tone your shoulders, arms, abdomen, buttocks and leg muscles. Classes take place every day from 5pm throughout July and August in the sports area.
For those who prefer to workout in the water, Aquagym lessons take place at the Oasis pool daily at 11am and 4pm throughout July and August.

Activities & Entertainment


The new regulation basketball court has been built in the Leisureland complex and is available for all guests to use. Courses are available for children aged 2-16 years at the Basketball Academy, please see Sports Academies for details.


You can hire a bicycle from the Forte Village reception and explore the many peaceful cycle paths underneath the pine trees. The panoramic pathways are traffic-free and children can cycle for hours, exploring secret corners, without having to leave the safety of the resort. The price to rent children's bicycles starts from 15 euros per day and adult's bicycles start from 25 euros per day.


The Forte Village is very proud of their football pitches which include two seven-a-side synthetic grass pitches and a full-sized grass pitch with a large stand. Any young football fan would love to play on pitches that have hosted Inter Milan and Roma, as well as the English and German national squads! There is also the Real Madrid Football Academy available for children from 6 years old.


Leisureland is tucked away in the north of the Forte Village Resort, it is an exciting, fun-filled place where young kids can play on the trampolines, at video game stations and on the free-climbing walls. There is also the amazing go-kart track which is also available for night-racing (prices start from 10 euros per person for ten minutes), the glow-in-the-dark ten-pin bowling alley and the late night disco.

The bowling alley is open 10.30am - 12.30pm and 5pm - 2am during July and August and in the afternoon and evening during May, June and September. The price for one game of bowling is 5 euros per person (in the afternoon) and 8 euros per person (in the evening).

Piazza Luisa

The Piazza Luisa is at the heart of the Forte Village Resort and is where guests of all ages will be entertained with some magnificent shows and concerts. It is also where you will find an exclusive shopping area with the finest Italian and international designer clothes stores, along with the most prestigious names in jewellery. 

You can also purchase products with the Forte Village label created specially by leading stylists and designers, and a separate section of the Piazza is dedicated to the sale of daily newspapers, international magazines, books and sportswear.

Shops and Boutiques

Sardinia boasts a rich heritage of craftsmanship and is renowned for its production of ceramics, carpets, fabrics and embroidery. At the Forte Village there are many shops where you can buy these local crafts alongside the wide range of boutiques offering Italian and international designer labels; Gucci, Diesel, Fendi, Dolce & Gabbana, Valentino and many many more.


The Forte Village Tennis Club features 12 tennis courts - ten clay, one natural grass, and one synthetic and they are all floodlit for night use. The price to hire the clay and synthetic courts is approximately 27 euros for 45 minutes.

There are one-to-one or group tennis lessons available for all abilities including complete beginners, starting from 65 euros per adult or 85 euros for 2 adults (45 minute lesson) and there are also superior rackets for hire (approximately 10 euros per hour), a stringing service, and a specialist Babolat and Lotto store on-site.

Forte Village has hosted numerous top tennis tournaments, including the prestigious Future Series, part of the ITF circuit (International Tennis Federation). In 2014 the Forte Village held 42 men's and women's tournaments, each with a prize money of $10,000.


The crystal clear waters and rock-free seabed make it a safe-haven for watersports at the Forte Village Resort. The Boathouse on the beach offers everything you need to have fun on the water; pedalos, canoes, dinghies, catamarans and the real thrill-seekers will enjoy inflatables in all shapes and sizes, windsurfing, waterskiing and jet skiing.

Forte Village also has a PADI scuba diving centre, there is an endless number of sites to discover and explore including underwater caves and the labyrinthine rocks. It is possible to take beginner or advanced diving courses in order to gain your PADI certification.

About the location

Hotel Bouganville is located on the 55 acre Forte Village Resort, on the beautiful south coast of Sardinia. There is so much to do in the resort, including water sports, scuba diving and snorkelling from one of the best beaches in the world. 

Explore further with a trip to Cala Goloritzé, a remote sand and pebble beach where you can fully relax in the tranquil surroundings. Santa Margherita is situated between Pula and Chia and is full of untouched natural beauty, while the mountains and pine groves of Sardinia’s interior landscapes are ideal for explorers. And for something different, visit Neptune’s Grotto and enjoy guided tours of the striking seafront caves.

Transfer time

Hotel Bouganville is 1 hour from Cagliari Airport.
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Deluxe Bungalow

Max 2 adults, 1 child

These elegant new rooms are luxuriously decorated with their own private patio and garden area. They have a large double bedroom with a living area and a sofabed which sleeps one child. They can accommodate up to two adults and one child. WiFi is available and is payable locally approximately 10 euros per day or 40 euros per week.


a living room filled with furniture and a large window
Deluxe Family Bungalow

Max 3 adults, 1 child

These spacious bungalows boast a separate living room and a double bedroom. The living room features a sofabed that converts in to two twin beds and all bungalows have a patio with a cane table and chairs. The bathroom is off the main bedroom so guests sleeping in the living room must pass through the bedroom to reach it. Family bungalows can accommodate two adults and two children under 12 years and a fifth bed for a third child can be added, but it will restrict the space in the room and is subject to confirmation by the hotel (please call to book). WiFi is available and is payable locally, approximately 10 euros per day or 40 euros per week.


Deluxe Family Plus Bungalow

Max 2 adults, 3 children

These fantastic family bungalows feature two interconnecting bungalow rooms, one of which is smaller than the other; with two 'L' shaped beds which are suitable for two children under 12 years. Each room has its own shower room. They can accommodate up to two adults and two children, and a third child with an additional bed available upon request. WiFi is available and is payable locally, approximately 10 euros per day or 40 euros per week.


Early Booking Discount

15% Early booking discount for stays completed between 28 March - 29 June , 06 - 26 July and 17 August - 02 November 2024 booked by 31 July 2024.

Applicable for a maximum of 2 guests.



Family Offer

15% discount and a maximum of 2 children (up to 12 years) stay free of charge when sharing with 2 adults for stays completed 28 March - 29 June , 06 - 26 July and 17 August - 02 November 2024.

Booked by 31 July 2024.

This is not combinable with the Early Booking Discount.

Rate Reduction

10% discount for stays completed between 01 September - 02 November 2024 booked by 31 July 2024.

An additional 5% discount for arrivals on the 6th and 7th of July 2024.

Repeat Guest Offer

Repeat guests receive 200€ credit per room per stay to spend on food, beverages and Leisure land activities only. Valid for holidays of 7 nights or more.  Valid for repeat bookings since 2020.

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Outdated facilities, outdated concept, massively over-priced

Vladimir F, London, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review Sep 10 2023
We don’t recommend staying at Forte Village. It’s not all bad, the beach is nice and we can commend the evening entertainment at the piazza as well as kids club. But ultimately Forte cannot escape...
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Wonderful resort with lush grounds and fantastic facilities

Victoria R, London, United Kingdom

Tripadvisor review Sep 10 2023
We have just returned from the most amazing week at Forte Village. This was our first holiday in a resort and as a family of 4 (children aged 3.5 and 7months) and it was the most brilliant...
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