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Forte Village Resort, Sardinia

Rugby academy at Forte Village Resort.Rugby academy at Forte Village Resort.

The ultra luxurious beachfront resort of Forte Village in southern Sardinia is regularly voted World’s Leading Resort by the World Travel Awards. It is just a 45-minute journey from the airport and with it being such a huge complex we don't know if you will even find time to get out and explore all that the fabulous island of Sardinia has to offer.

Great for all ages, there is a 'Children's Wonderland’, teens’ complex and a whole host of sporting academies (some by well-known personalities) with many suitable for adults, including the table tennis, swimming and tennis, and a magic academy for those budding magicians amongst you.

Popular with footballers and other celebs, Forte Village comprises eight hotels, suites and villas, and 20+ bars and restaurants (one by Gordon Ramsay and one especially for kids), so isn’t for those seeking intimate family holidays and breaks. On-site also is a shop where you can by all baby and child essentials, plus there is a medical facility open 24/7 which tends to bring peace of mind when travelling with kids. 

Accommodation caters very well for families; you can choose between hotel and self-catering options. There are options to upgrade some rooms to include a children's play garden and even themed bedrooms for kids. It is these extra costs (and others, including some of the childcare) that steep on top of an already expensive holiday, but most families are more than satisfied with the service and the large variety of on-site activities for both adults and kids.

2019 price guide:
Half Board accommodation with return flights from Gatwick and transfers. 7-nights in July for 2 adults and 2 children (under 12 years) from £6,418.
Please note, this holiday example is based on peak season travel. Other times of the year may be considerably cheaper depending on your travel dates and holiday requirements.

What to Expect:
  • Football classes
  • Golf tuition
  • Swimming classes
  • Tennis tuition
  • Golf
  • Soccer school
  • Tennis
  • Watersports
  • Babysitting
  • Beach
  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Cots
  • Crèche
  • Family rooms
  • Great for babies
  • Great for kids 4-12
  • Great for teens
  • Great for toddlers
  • Indoor play
  • Kids' club
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor play area
  • Kids' pool
  • Kids' early dinner


Nursery (Under 2's; extra cost payable locally).

Mini Club (2-12 years; free of charge; no pre-booking required).

Junior Club (13-17 years; some activities include a charge).

U-Club Teenagers (3 sessions a day; various activities including DJ academy and Beauty academy).

Babysitting and child-minding services (fully vetted, qualified staff speaking some degree of English; reservations made through concierge; max 2 children per childminder; extra charge).


Of the 8 hotels, 44 suites and 2 villas, the recommended options for families are Hotel Bouganville, Le Palme, Il Borgo and Hotel Pineta.

Hotel Bouganville consists of 164 terrace bungalows (including Family Bungalows with a sofa-bed in the living room, and Family Bungalows Plus with two bedrooms) in the centre of the resort, each with a patio. Interconnecting bungalows means an older kid or kids can enjoy the privacy of a single or twin bedroom. Family bungalows can be upgraded to include a children's play garden).

Le Palme offers 140 bungalows in a pine-forested area, with private garden areas, close to pools, a play area and a child-friendly restaurant. As with Il Villagio, Family, Family Plus and interconnecting bungalows are available.

Il Borgo has 56 spacious bungalows (including some Family options with a sofabed) at the secluded highest part of resort, with views of the Mediterranean, yet close to Children’s City and the Baia delle Palme pool. Each has a patio or bungalow (some can be shared with adjoining bungalows – ideal for large families).

Hotel Pineta, set in a peaceful oasis of pine trees, close to the sea and spa, has double and triple rooms with a terrace or balcony. Some interconnect, and cots can be provided in all.

Themed bedrooms are also available for children as part of a room upgrade package (Barbie ™, Thomas & Friends® and  Hot Wheels™).


Childcare (see above).

Children's Wonderland (outdoor pools; miniature village; activities including clay modelling, pizza making and creative writing; kids’ shows; entry is free but childcare costs extra).

Chelsea Football Academy (4-14 years; tactics and technique with real players; extra cost).

Other children's academies include: (all academies with an extra cost).

Rugby Academy for ages 5–16;
Tennis Academy (all ages);
Table tennis academy (all ages);
Cricket academy (5-16 years);
Swimming academy (all levels from 5 year old);
Biking academy;
Basketball academy;
Boxing academy (6 years to 70 years);
Netball academy (5-16 years).;
Magic academy (11+; daily workshops; selected dates throughout the season).

Leisureland for teens+, with go-karting, bowling alley, climbing wall, trampoline, Technodrome with games machines, and nightclub; extra cost.

Barbie ™ Activity Centre (themed rooms; activities; dress-up; spa; parties; academy programme option; extra cost).

Village shops with baby products (nappies, formula, etc).

Buggy hire.

Variety of outdoor pools.

21 restaurants and bars (including fine-dining options and a kids’ restaurant; cooking academy for adults).

Private sandy beach with watersports facilities including hire of catamarans, kayaks, dinghies, pedaloes, windsurf-boards, rubber dinghies and kids’ inflatables, and scuba-diving tuition.

9 swimming pools, including Baia delle Palme with 250m of slides and Oasis in the centre of the village, shallow enough for smaller children (there are also 2 kids’ pools in Kids’ City).

Spa/thalassotherapy centre.

12 tennis courts (all flood-lit; racket-hire; academy for adults).

27-hole golf course with golfing academy.

Bike hire.


Live shows on open-air stage.

On-site shop.

Doctor on-site.

Budget guidance

Want further information, prices and availability for Forte Village Resort, Sardinia?

To check availability or to make your reservation over the phone, please call 0203 633 0653

Special offers

Up to 15% Early Booking Discount at Forte Village

Book a stay at Forte Village by 31st January 2020 and receive:

  • Up to 15% Early Booking Discount
  • Free accommodation for children
  • 1 free spa entry per person
  • 200 Euros discount for repeat guests
  • Up to 12 bottles of fine Italian wine!

To find out more call Sardatur on 020 8973 2293 to speak with one of their family holiday experts.

Terms & conditions apply.


Forte Village is about 40km (50 minutes’ transfer time) from Sardinia’s main airport Cagliari and about 5km from the closest town, Pula.

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