Hotel Castello

Sardinia, Forte Village

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For a taste of Sardinian luxury, the Hotel Castello is a traditional hotel with impeccable service and accommodation. 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 214 rooms.


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.


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 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 CSKA 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

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

1 hour from Cagliari airport
Superior Pineta View Room with Balcony

Max 2 adults, 1 child

These Superior Rooms overlook the pine grove and are decorated with an elegant Mediterranean style. The rooms have the option of twin or double beds and have a furnished balcony to relax on. 


Superior Garden View Room with Balcony

Max 2 adults, 1 child

These rooms have a furnished balcony facing the hotel’s gardens and have the option of twin or double beds. Superior Garden View rooms are spacious and have room for an extra bed or cot.


Superior Mare Seaside Partial Sea View Room with Balcony

Max 2 adults, 1 child

These rooms have side sea views from the furnished balcony. They have either twin or double beds and are decorated in an elegant white style.


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Executive Mare Seaside Partial Sea View Room with Balcony

Max 2 adults, 1 child

These Executive Rooms are located on one of the highest Executive Floors to give guests partial sea views, they have a furnished balcony to relax on and enjoy the views. The rooms have twin or double beds and space for an extra sofa bed or cot.


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 30 April 2024.

Applicable for a maximum of 2 guests.

Honeymoon Offer

VIP treatment with a bottle of sparkling wine and a basket of fruit, one a la carte meal, one complimentary meal in a Gourmet Restaurant per person per stay,
unlimited complimentary entrance to the Acquaforte Spa. Combinable with Early
Booking promotion only.

Rate Reduction

10% discount for stays completed between 04 April  - 29 June 2024 and 01 September - 02 November 2024 booked by 30 April 2024.

Repeat Guest Offer

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

Resort Credit

Resort credit to the amount of €300.00 per room towards all food and beverages and Leisure land activities for stays of 7 nights or more completed between 28 March - 02 November 2024 booked by 12 April 2024.

*Not combinable with Repeat Guest Offer

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Tripadvisor review Nov 04 2023
Amazing hotel, very courteous staff, beautiful big green area, live music during breakfast. Very tasty and varied cuisine. Amazing Le Dune restaurant . Thanks Forte Village! It was amazing...
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Fabulous stay in sunny Sardinia!


Tripadvisor review Nov 01 2023
After a fabulous stay in this incredible family resort in Sardinia I really could not not leave a review. My friend and I went on a half board basis in October and we were so lucky to be blessed with...
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