Sardatur Holiday Ratings
We believe that customers booking a Sardatur holiday are looking for that personal attention and individual service, which only a truly independent, specialist company can offer. We are passionate about Italy, and our sole aim is to provide our customers with quality holidays, backed by solid experience and the highest level of customer care. We truly are the Italian specialists, with Italian directors who have over 30 years’ experience in selling holidays to Italy and a sales team also with many years of experience and a passion for selling Italy.
Sardatur Holidays comprises a large range of accommodation, from simple residences to luxury hotels. The official ratings are based on certain facilities or services being available and they do not take into account the size of the bedrooms or public rooms, nor the preferred décor pf the owner, which may be at odds with your taste. Hotels in the same category, even in the same resort, can vary considerably in character, ambience, service and facilities and may not offer the same staffing levels and facilities, or be as well maintained. it must be bourne in mind that cost is a good indication of standards, particulary when comparing hotels in the same star rating.
As well as the hotel's official star rating, we have also given our own special rating, based on our personal opinion. This rating should be taken into consideration, especially when comparing hotels of the same official star rating. By all means browse our website to get an idea of what we offer. However, if like many of our repeat customers, you would like the reassurance of speaking to someone with first hand knowledge of a particular property or area, then do call us. Together we will find the perfect holiday.
Italy’s finest hotels; where guests can enjoy a highly attentive service in luxurious surroundings. Our luxury collection is the ideal choice for that special celebration, honeymoon or even a wedding.
Our Select category includes hotels which we believe offer good standards of service, accommodation and facilities, and which are situated in excellent locations.
Mid range properties, offering a good level of service and comfort for their price.
A collection of reasonably priced hotels, which offer a simple but decent standard of accommodation and represent excellent value for money.
Our Villaggio selection are family resorts, which we believe offer a good standard of accommodation and a good range of facilities to keep the entire family occupied during the holidays. These are friendly and easy-going resorts, providing very informal service and representing good value for money. These resorts have a high proportion occupancy of International clientele.
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£1359 per person (2 adults) and from £3102 per family
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About the hotel
SETTING & STYLE
Forte Village Resort occupies a private estate of over 100 acres of mature pine trees and fragrant, tropical gardens, on the beautiful stretch of coastline known as Santa Margherita di Pula.
Protected by a range of rugged hills, the resort sits directly beside a beautiful, white sandy beach, lapped by a crystal - clear sea, making it the ideal location for the 8 hotels, 44 suites and 8 villas, the resort has to offer, which include the luxurious Cala Del Forte, Beachcomber and Boasthouse suites.
A professional and dedicated team, providing the utmost care and attention, ensure the enjoyment of both adults and children.
For 18 years, Forte Village Resort has held the title of the World’s Leading Resort regognized by World Travel Awards, and in the last years it has also been awarded the Leading Luxury Beah Resort, Leading Luxury Family Resort, Leading Sports Resort and Best Wellness Retreats.
The perfect setting, the sub-tropical gardens fragrant with the aroma of pines, rosemary and countless other plants, plus the beautiful presented and varied menus from a choice of restaurants, innumerable sporting facilities and children's clubs, all combine for a truly memorable holiday experience.
Piazza Maria Luigia is the heart of the Resort, especially in the evening, when guests can meet to watch or participate in the entertainment provided on the stage. The newly renovated arcade of shops stays open until late evening and includes a perfumery, jeweller, hairdresser tobacconist and news stand.
Numerous boutiques offer both designer and sports wear by a wide range of international brands such as Cartier, Zegna, La Perla, Class Cavalli & Just Cavalli, Gucci, Bulgari and Fendi, whilst Petit Bateau cater for the children. This is the ideal place to meet after dinner, for a chat, a walk or just to have a drink with friends.
HOTEL OPTIONS AT THE FORTE VILLAGE RESORT:
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RESTAURANTS & BARS
The Resort is justly renowned for the variety and number of restaurants on offer. Depending on the type of accommodation booked, you will have restaurants designated for each meal. For breakfast you may dine at your designated restaurant or at an alternative restaurant (by prior reservation, some with supplement).
For dinner, you may dine at your designated restaurant without prior reservation, or you can choose to dine at one of the 21 restaurants, most of which require only a prior reservation, although a few require reservation and the payment of a supplement. All drinks are payable locally.
All guests can dine in the Pineta buffet (the only place where house wine is included), the Forte grill, the Sardinian and at the Brazilian restaurant. Five star hotel guests may also use the buffet of the Cavalieri, Le Dune, Bellavista and some guests also have access to the Belvedere restaurant. Gourmet restaurants and gourmet evenings with visiting Michelin starred chefs are also available with a supplement e.g. Gordon Ramsay, Hell’s Kitchen, Forte Gourmet, Trattoria Italiana and Alfons Schuhbecks.
For lunch you may choose between excellent pizzas, cooked in a wood-burning oven at the Pizzeria, tasty snacks at the Beachcomber, Oasis, or a variety of pasta dishes at the Fish Market.
The Resort also features a number of bars, which stay open until late at night; the Gelateria next to the Lungomare bar, serves its own delicious ice cream and pastries. In the evenings you may choose to spend your time either in the Piazza Discotheque or the Piano Bar.
Please note the opening of all restaurants may vary per season at the management's discretion and designated restaurants may change. Prior reservation is required and all drinks are payable locally.
What to wear. Casual, informal wear is recommended during the day. In the evenings you may wish to dress more formally (shorts and bermudas are not permitted in the restaurants at dinner). During spring and autumn evenings can be cool, so warmer garments are advisable.
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Perhaps one of the most advanced Thalasso & Spa centres in Europe, the Acquaforte Spa is set in an exclusive oasis, surrounded by a lush tropical garden and is a member of the "Leading Spas of the World".
Guests may avail themselves of the Thalassotherapy spa, consisting of 6 seawater pools (some heated) enriched with minerals, but may also use the large gymnasium, equipped with latest state-of-the-art Techno-gym machines, Yoga, sauna and Turkish bath, with highly qualified professional masseurs.
A team of specialists can, if required, and after an examination in the medical centre, formulate a personalised programme just for you.
The Acquaforte Spa has its own beauty centre, and beauty salon, as well as its own bar, serving fresh juices and herbal teas. A day pass for the Centre costs about €95. The pass does not cover the treatments available.
Available at local cost: Acquaforte massage centre including shiatzu, algae baths and mud treatment, sauna and Turkish bath, and a fully equipped Techno-gym and Yoga.
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Oasis: Two totally renovated freshwater pools, one with a diving board and another shallow pool for children, are located in the centre of the Village, with two more located at the Mini-Club.
Baia delle Palme: Two charming, salt-water pools and 250 metre slides are set amongst palms and other exotic vegetation.
Hotels Castello, Villa del Parco and Le Dune, Royal Pineta and Suites: The two freshwater, heated pools near the Hotel Castello are reserved exclusively for clients staying at these hotels. A beach towel service is provided at reception, by the pool and the beach.
Forte Arena is located adjacent to Forte Village and can hold 5000 spectators. In summer 2016, its’ first year, Forte Arena hosted Fiorello, Anastacia, Renzo Arbore and the Orchestra Italiano and Andrea Bocelli.
For Summer 2018 the Forte Arena has a range of spectacular events and performances set to take place such as world renowned singer songwriter Sting, the world’s fastest illusionist Hans Klok and hit musical Grease.
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SPORTS & LEISURE
For the sports enthusiast, the Resort is the perfect location, with an abudance of sporting activities for both adults and children.
2 concrete tennis courts, with floodlights for evening games, five-a-side and full-sized football pitches, ping-pong, basketball and volleyball. There is also a daily sports programme, including aerobics. The use of beach chairs, sunshades and parasols is free. Water-sports lovers can indulge in sailing, diving, water skiing, wind surfing and paddleboats.
Also available at the Resort are bicycles, 10-pin bowling, a putting green, 1 synthetic grass, 1 natural grass and 6 clay tennis courts, a go-kart track, as well as qualified instructors and lessons for various sports. Nearby, there is a horse-riding centre providing lessons and, for the more experienced, trekking, and the 27-hole Is Molas Golf Course.
The resort is also renowned for its sports academies.
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The entire Resort is a children's paradise, a stimulating world waiting to be discovered. Parents can leave their children in a wonderful oasis of pure fun, where they can play and make new friends, under the watchful eye of adult supervisors. Also available are an electronic games-room and a restaurant, offering lunch and dinner specially designed for them.
A Day Nursery is available for infants under 2, at a charge of approximately €15 per hour, payable locally. Baby sitting is approximately €15 per hour, payable locally (maximum 2 children).
• Mini Club: for children aged 2 to 12 years. Supervised activities and adventure playground.
• Junior Club: for youngsters aged 13 to 17 years. Offers a daily sports programme.
Much more than a kid’s club where kids can play at growing up.
With fantastic workshops where kids can model clay, cook pizza, play an instrument, dance, learn Italian and even create their own work of art on a canvas with artists from ArtEvent.
The City has 2 private pools and dedicated children’s restaurant.
Extended child-minding service is also available outside normal opening hours.
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Experiences and Facilities at the Forte Village Resort
Please note: city tourist tax charges applicable for Santa Margherita Di Pula are as follows. This is paid directly to the Forte Village Resort upon check-out. (Not applicable to children under the age of 12 years).
All months (excl. August)
Four star properties - Eur 1.00 per person per night
Five star properties - Eur 1.50 per person per night
Four star properties - Eur 1.50 per person per night
Five star properties - Eur 2.00 per person per night
City Tax charges are subject to change by the local authority
As a preferred travel partner of the Forte Village, we have the best rates available. Contact us now for your preferential quotation provided by our expert Forte Village Advisers Team who have extensive personal knowledge of this fabulous resort.
The Forte Village has excellent facilities for all ages.
Wonderful food and exemplary staff.
Patricia from London 26 August 2017
The holiday to Forte Village, was fabulous - exceeded expectations.
Trusted Customer 10/06/2016
We love Forte Village. We have been 4 times now and I hope we go again next year. A perfect holiday destination, lovely staff, beach, restaurants, swimming pools and kids club.
Trusted Customer 27/05/2016