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Forte Village

The world renowned Forte Village stands in a unique 47 hectare tropical park-like setting on the beautiful south coast of Sardinia, 48km from Cagliari airport.

This resort and spa is 'a world of its own' with a wide choice of 4 and 5 star hotels, beachfront suites and villas, restaurants, pools, sports activities, children's clubs and entertainments, on a magnificent beach where you can be as active or relaxed as you wish to be...

Forte Village Accommodation

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Restaurants & Bars

Pleasure is without limit at Forte Village Resort:

'Around the World in 21 Restaurants' with delicious dishes capable of satisfying the most demanding palate are an irresistible temptation for those who love to try special recipes every day.

The choices for adults and children alike are infinite, from starters of fresh fish, prawns and lobster to main courses, cold cuts, traditional cheeses, meats and salads freshly picked from Sardinian vegetable gardens.

Each Forte Village Resort hotel has its own dedicated restaurant in addition to the other restaurants serving traditional and international cuisine.
All guests may dine in their hotel's dedicated restaurant or in any of the other restaurants by making a reservation (supplement may apply).

  • Cavalieri Restaurant (Hotel Castello Guests): High class breakfast and dinner buffets including salads, cheese assortment, typical regional cold cuts, fresh pasta dishes, a variety of bread and a pastry corner. From the hot buffet the chef offers local Sardinian and Italian dishes. Elegant indoor dining or al fresco terrace (weather permitting).
  • Pineta Restaurant (Bouganville Guests): Opulent buffets with themed evenings. Complimentary half bottle of house wine and half bottle of mineral water per person. Open-air restaurant with garden view.
  • Belvedere Rooftop Restaurant (Villa del Parco Guests): Directed by chef Antonello Arrus offering a refined à la carte menu featuring local dishes with a modern twist coupled with the finest wines. Rooftop park view.
  • Le Dune Restaurant (Le Dune Guests): À la carte menu with regional cuisine and modern cooking. Beach view.
  • Forte Grill Restaurant: Traditional steak house with grilled meat and selection of starters. Oasis pool view. 
  • Terrazzan San Domenico: Traditional Italian restaurant serving Romagna cuisine created by chef Massimiliano Mascia, located by the sea.
  • Mario’s Restaurant: Dedicated Children's Restaurant with a special menu where the cuisine is tailored to children's needs. Near Oasis pools. Open for lunch and dinner. Children must be accompanied by a parent. 
  • Gordon Ramsey Restaurant: This exclusive restaurant overlooking the sea offers surprising and spectacular menus.
  • Hell's Kitchen: The first authentic Hell's Kitchen restaurant serving an a la carte dinner menu.
  • Cookies Cream: Based on the fashionable vegetarian restaurant in Berlin, lead by chef Stephan Hentschel. 
  • Forte Gourmet: Rediscover the finest Italian cuisine overlooking the Oasis pool with a menu created by Michelin chef Rocco Iannone.

Please note that a dress code applies in all restaurants in the evening with no shorts allowed.

Themed Restaurants:

  • Sardinian Restaurant: Traditional local cuisine using the island's own ingredients including antipasti, homemade pasta, porceddu (suckling pig) and seadas (Sardinian stuffed pancakes). Oasis pool view.
  • Brazilian Restaurant: Carousel of slowly spit-roasted meats. Oasis pool view.
  • Peruvian Restaurant: Gastronomic restaurant interpreted by chef Shelia of the Inkanto reataurant in Milan, famouos for the very same style she would prepare in her own country, overlooks the Oasis pool.


Some of the restaurants are open just for lunch (extra cost) near the beach and swimming pools:

  • Beachcomber Restaurant:  Salads, pasta, meat, grilled fish, traditional cheeses and fruit.
  • Fish Market:  Catch of the day cooked on the grill, salad buffet, fresh fruit and desserts.
  • Pizzeria: Wide variety of pizzas cooked in a wood oven, salad selection, fresh, seasonal fruit and typical regional desserts.
  • Baia delle Palme Snack Bar: An assortment of Panini’s, club sandwiches, cold dishes and fresh, seasonal fruit.
  • Acquaforte Spa Bar: Herbal teas, fresh fruit juices and smoothies and an international choice of mineral waters. Spa location.
  • Acquaforte Spa Restaurant: Small and exclusive with a menu designed on the herbs for health principles of spice for life created by chef Alfons Schubeck.
  • Pasta House: Seafront restaurant with homemade pasta and a variety of sauces made to order.
  • Caviar Bar: Specialising in the finest wild caviar, fresh fish and crudite dishes.
  • Oasis Lunch Restaurant & Bar: Serving sushi, hamburgers, club sandwiches and salads.


There are a selection of different themed bars around the resort including:

  • Aqvatica: Seafront bar with comfortable seating
  • Baia delle Palme: Pool bar with sushi, paninis and sandwiches, 10am-11pm
  • Mediterraneo: Piazza evening bar with live music, 6:30pm-12am
  • Bandiere: Elegant and traditonal bar in Hotel Castello with music
  • Mahiki Bar: By waters edge with music and cocktails
  • Champagnerie: Views of the show in the Piazza, an evening lounge bar and a choice of the finest champagnes
  • Gelateria: Ice cream parlour near the beach
  • Pasticceria: Delicious pastries, desserts and savoury snacks in the Piazza
  • Tisaneria: Spa bar offering a selection of healthy teas and tisanes
  • Discotheque: Late night bar in Leisureland

Management reserves the right to open, close and modify restaurants and bars during the season without prior notice. Lunch is not included in half board.

Spa Hotel

The spa is one of the most up-to-date Thalassotherapy centres in Europe with 6 warm seawater pools at different temperatures and salt concentrations.

There are also saunas, Turkish bath, Techno-gym with personal trainers, Kneipp beauty centre, massages, holistic and physiotherapy treatments, health and beauty and bar.

Local cost €95 for 1 admission, offers available locally for multiple admissions.

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Forte Arena

A theatre under the stars! Seating 5000 people and hosting some of the top names in musical entertainment.

 Summer 2019 season to be confirmed.

As an example the 2018 season had the following:

  • Vittorio Grigolo: 14th July
  • Sting and Shaggy: 26th July
  • Hans Klok with Pamela Anderson: 2nd August
  • Swan Lake: 4th August
  • Tom Jones: 9th August
  • Grease the Musical, 18th August

Please contact Just Sardinia 01202 484858 for ticket prices.

Great for Families

Forte Village Resort is a real paradise for holidays with children. It is the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy a holiday with maximum relaxation for parents and maximum fun for children of all ages.

The ‘Children's Wonderland’ Mini Club (open daily 9am-1pm and 3pm-6pm) is a fabulous protected oasis near the beach with play parks, shady areas, shallow pools and a sandy lagoon especially designed for children with English speaking staff organising daily activities, games, workshops, shows and competitions. There is a Mario's Village, Barbie™ house, go-kart circuit and a beautiful Fisher-Price® nursery all contained within Children's Wonderland. A variety of activities are available including clay modelling, pizza making, dance and musical instruments. 

There is a dedicated children's restaurant where everything is designed for children from the serving times to the menus and from the seats to the tables.

Children will love Leisureland where they can go  bowling and go-karting.

The ‘Children's Wonderland’ Mini Club for 2-12 year olds is complimentary and there is also a Teen Club for 13-17 year olds. The nursery for 0-2 year olds and babysitting services are available on request (local cost).

Activities Included:

  • 'Children's City' Mini Club (for 2-12 year olds) and Teen Club (for 13-17) open 9am-1pm and 3pm-6pm with English speaking staff
  • 10 swimming pools including 1 with an aquapark
  • Sunbeds and parasols on the beach and by the pool
  • Gym
  • Football pitch
  • Ping-Pong, basketball, volleyball, aerobics and trampolining (afternoons)
  • Jogging circuit
  • Disco
  • Evening shows in the Piazza
  • Please note that beach towels are provided for all guests.

Activities Local Cost: (subject to change)

  • Nursery, babysitting (both €15 per hour paid locally), pushchair hire (€12 per day) and children's lunch (€16 per day, parent must accompany)
  • Thalassotherapy Spa, with 6 al fresco pools, gym, sauna, Turkish bath, hydro massage, Kneipp, beauty centre and hairdresser in the Piazza
  • Soccer school with Chelsea Football Club coaches end of May until mid-September for children 4 - 14 years
  • Rugby Academy for children 5 - 16 years
  • Tennis Academy with coaching from  internationally ranked tennis stars 
  • Also Basketball, Boxing, Cycling, Netball  and Dance Academies
  • Barbie Fashion Academy
  • Junior Forte Village Chef 
  • Watersports - sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, jetskiing, banana boating, canoeing, pedaloes and motor boat hire
  • Scuba diving, PADI courses and snorkelling
  • Swimming lessons
  • 11 Floodlit clay tennis courts
  • Bicycle rental
  • Horse riding excursions and lessons nearby
  • Golf nearby at Is Molas 9/18/27 hole course (7km)
  • Leisureland: go-karting and 10-pin bowling
  • Piazza bars and boutiques, 
  • Miscellaneous services: Room service, WiFi, laundry service, medical service, travel agency, car rental and excursions

Huw's View

For 18 years Forte Village Resort has held the title of World's Leading Resort and it is not difficult to see why!

We are delighted to feature this all-encompassing resort offering more choice than any other with three 4 star hotels, four 5 star hotels, forty-four 5 star luxury suites, 12 private villas, up to 21 differently themed restaurants, superb Mini Club, Nursery and huge children's play area with their own lagoon, many different sporting activities, academies and entertainments, all set in an unique park-like setting fronted by a beautiful white sandy beach.

Forte Village will suit young and old, couples or families and friends for a holiday that you can tailor make to your own requirements - the choice is all yours.

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