Sardinia, Forte Village

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  • Set in pine woods close to the beach
  • Kids’ restaurant, club and activities
  • Excellent facilities at the resort for all the family 

    Surrounded by a fragrant pine wood, Pineta is undoubtedly one of the most relaxing areas of the Forte Village Resort. Consisting of three low rise buildings and just a few minute's walk from the beautiful sandy beach, this hotel is the ideal location from which to experience true Sardinian hospitality. On arrival guests will be escorted to the Pineta's private reception (normally in use mid June - September). This hotel is the perfect choice for those wishing to experience total tranquillity, and a visit to the Acquaforte Spa will complement your relaxing stay.

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


    Bars & Restaurants

    Bellavista Restaurant

    Opening Times:
    07:30 - 10:00

    Included With:
    Half Board

    Located beside the turquoise blue waters, the Bellavista restaurant offers a varied buffet breakfast every morning.

    Guests staying at the Le Palme, Il Borgo and Pineta hotels can eat here for breakfast.

    Belvedere Restaurant

    Opening Times:
    07:30 - 10:00
    19:30 - 22:00

    Located on the spectacular terrace overlooking the park, the Belvedere Restaurant is guided by the experience of Chef Antonello Arrus who creates local dishes with a modern twist.

    Guests staying at Villa del Parco eat here for breakfast and dinner. Guests staying in the Royal Family and Royal Terrace rooms at Royal Pineta, can dine here with a reservation. Guests staying in the other hotels can dine here at a supplement and with a reservation.

    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.

    Forte Grill Restaurant

    Opening Times:
    19:30 - 23:00
    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.

    Childrens Restaurant

    Opening Times:
    12:00 - 13:00
    18:00 - 19:00

    The Children's restaurant is designed exclusively for children and serves child-friendly dishes such as pizza, pasta, burgers and chips along with delicious fresh fish, chicken and vegetable dishes. Dinner is included in the holiday price, and lunch can be paid for in resort (approximately 16 euros per child and 34 euros per adult). All the tables, chairs and serving stations are down-scaled to suit the little diners and everything runs smoothly, under the careful watch of the restaurant staff. When the restaurant closes, everyone can hop onboard the toy-train shuttle service back to Children's Wonderland for some more fun and games.

    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.

    Le Dune

    Opening Times:
    07:30 - 10:00
    19:30 - 22:00 (reservation required)

    This wonderful seafood à la carte restaurant is only a stones throw from the stunning beach. Le Dune overlooks the sea and serves a modern take on traditional Italian cuisine.

    Guests can dine here at a supplement and with a reservation.

    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.

    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.

    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. The new Pineta Pool is closest for guests at this hotel, and offers a pleasant oasis to relax in.


    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.

    Activities & Entertainment


    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.

    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.


    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.


    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 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.


    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).

    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 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 Caglliari airport
    Superior Terrace

    Max 3 adults

    These rooms are located on the first floor and have a balcony with a garden view. They have either twin or double beds. WiFi is available and is payable locally, approx. €13 per day or €50 per week.


    Deluxe Family Room

    Max 3 adults, 1 child

    These rooms have light, fresh interiors and are located on the ground floor with a private patio. They feature a double bed or twin beds and a sofabed. Being on the ground floor allows direct access to the private garden filled with pine trees and is ideal for children to explore or adults to enjoy some shade from the hot afternoon sun. WiFi is available and is payable locally, approx. €13 per day or €50 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.




    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)

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    Fantastic in every way!

    Francesca d,

    Tripadvisor review Sep 19 2023
    Forte Village is the unparalleled and stunning paradise of Sardinia! Our family has been visiting for several years now, we tend to go in September and we love it so much. Restaurants, pools...
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    Not 5 star resort

    LGHarvey, Gourock, United Kingdom

    Tripadvisor review Jul 15 2023
    Please read before booking. We wish we had. The bad and reason for 2 star review is that we booked and paid 5 star prices, but the accommodation, food and ambiance is 3 star at best. The good...
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