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Hotel Castello

Sardinia, Forte Village

For a taste of Sardinian luxury, the Hotel Castello is a traditional, top-class hotel with impeccable service and accommodations. Situated in a secluded corner of the Forte Village and only a few minutes from the gorgeous stretch of white-sand beach, this hotel is perfectly located to experience the resort's facilities. A chic cocktail bar offers the perfect setting to relax, whilst the romantic outdoor Restaurant Cavalier plays host to an impressive candlelit buffet dinner. Sumptuously decorated throughout; this hotel is combining traditional tapestries, luxury furnishings and pale, neutral colours. 

A range of hotel child prices apply to ages 0-1 and 2-12 years.
The hotel has 181 rooms.
 

Facilities

Bars & Restaurants

Brasiliano Restaurant

Opening Times:
20:00 - 21:00 (reservation required)

Included With:
Half Board

Located overlooking the Oasis swimming pools, this vibrant and colourful restaurant serves typically South American dishes and a selection of meats cooked on spits over the aromatic wood grill which is served with caramelised pineapple, salad and fries.

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

Cavalieri Restaurant

Opening Times:

7:30 - 10:00 and 19:30- 21:30(reservation required)  

This elegant and refined five star buffet restaurant serves Italian, Sardinian and International dishes underneath the pine groves, with low lights and soft piano music playing in the background. The food is of an exceptional quality and there really is something for everybody, including an outstanding selection of homemade desserts and ice creams.

Guests staying at Hotel Castello eat here for breakfast and dinner. Guests staying in the other hotels can dine here at a supplement and with a reservation.

 

 

Forte Grill Restaurant

Opening Times:
19.30 - 12:00
19.30 - 01:00 during July and August

Included With:
Half Board

Located by the Oasis swimming pools, this superb restaurant serves an outstanding variety of grilled meats from Italy, Argentina and Ireland. The kitchen is open to its diners, creating an exciting and enjoyable atmosphere, and of course there is an exceptional wine list to accompany the delicious meat dishes.

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

Il Sardo Restaurant


Opening Times:
20:00 - 21:00 (reservation required)

Included With:
Half Board

Situated overlooking the Oasis swimming pools, this stunning restaurant uses different Sardinian cultural traditions to create delicious cuisine, serving local pasta dishes, fish and traditional pork cooked in the wood burning oven, along with a variety of wines.

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

Pineta Restaurant


Opening Times:
19:30 - 22:00

Included With:
Half Board

Set underneath the ancient pine forest, the Pineta Restaurant serves a delicious buffet with a wide variety of meat, fish, salads, cheese and Sardinian specialities, not forgetting all the desserts and ice creams.

Guests staying at the Hotel Bouganville dine here in the evening. Guests staying in the other hotels can dine here at no additional cost.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pools


Guests enjoy the full breadth of facilities on offer at the Forte Village resort, including use of numerous swimming pools, terraces and waterslides throughout the resort.

Beach


Forte Village boasts one of Sardinia's most exclusive beaches for guests to enjoy. Isolated from the rest of the world, this sheltered beach enjoys a wondrously mild climate - something that has helped it gain a position as one of Forbes magazine's top 25 beaches.

For Families

Children's Facilities


Forte Village Resort provides a great range of facilities for children including:
Free infant cots
Dedicated Children's Restaurant
Complimentary use of highchairs in all restaurants

Baby, toddler and children's menus at most restaurants (where there is not a children's menu, considerations are made as to what the child would like to eat)
Baby food and toiletries available to buy in Piazza Maria Luigia
Bottle warmers are available on request
Sterilisers are available at the Children's Restaurant and on request
Special babies milk can be requested in advance
Pushchairs for hire from Children's Wonderland (10 euros per day with a 50 euros deposit)
Bikes and trikes for hire
Nappy changing facilities in most of the hotel's public toilets
Children's DVDs

Parents can be reassured that the resort is a safe and secure environment. There is a doctor is available 24 hours a day and the infirmary is open every day from 10am - 12.30pm and 5pm - 7.30pm.

Babysitting is also available for children aged 0-12 years, for a maximum of three children. The price for two children is 15 euros per hour and for three children the price is 20 euros per hour. This is bookable and payable in resort.

Spa & Wellness

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

Basketball

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 CSKA Basketball Academy, please see Sports Academies for details.

Cycling


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.

Football


The Forte Village is very proud of their football pitches which include three five-a-side synthetic grass pitches and a standard sized pitch with a large stand. Two of the five-a-side pitches can be combined to form an eight-a-side pitch. 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!

Children aged between 4-14 can sign up to the Chelsea Football Academy for intensive training sessions run by Chelsea FC, please see Sports Academies for details.

Golf


The Forte Village has a driving range and a pitch and putt area which can be booked at the Forte Village reception, and for those wanting to play a round of golf, the spectacular 27-hole course at Is Molas Golf Club which has hosted four Italian Opens and a European Volvo Masters event, is just a short drive away (transport can be arranged and all equipment can be hired from clubs to carts).

Golf lessons are also available to book in resort and prices are approximately 60 euros for half an hour or 100 euros for an hour lesson. A basket of balls is 6 euros.

Leisureland


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 Maria Luigia


The Piazza Maria Luigia 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.

Tennis


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.

Watersports


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
White-sand beaches, immaculate grounds, dozens of restaurants and more pools that you can count on one hand – welcome to Forte Village. This 55-acre resort on Sardinia’s pristine south coast has enough to keep you busy for weeks. On the sporting front, there’s everything from golf to basketball, with first-rate academies for kids to get involved with (the Chelsea Football Academy is a favourite). Children have also got a huge area to themselves, with games and activities to try out – they even get their own dedicated restaurant. Nine swimming pools are scattered around the gardens, and the whole resort is fringed with a spectacular sandy beach. The cherry on top? The vast spa – it’s a member of the Leading Spas of the World.
Transfer time
45 minutes from Cagliari airport
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Beautiful resort
62perb, Phuket, Thailand
Tripadvisor review Nov 07 2017
This is a beautiful resort, when you want to have a amazing holiday, eat great food, have a beautiful location and also sleep very well, then you will find all of this at Forte Village. When you want...
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Alex G,
Tripadvisor review Nov 02 2017
Excellent Hotel!!! Very Beautiful resort in Sardinia. Specific the rooms were very clean and beautiful. The food was very good and a very friendly and helpful staff. The whole resort very...
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