Il Castello – Forte Village Resort

Sardinia

OVERVIEW

Part of the fantastic Forte Village Resort in Sardinia, Il Castello is a hotel within a hotel offering a completely private and exclusive experience just a few metres from the sea. Set in one of the most private corners of the resort, the hotel offers spectacular views from its beautifully appointed rooms and suites. Each one is furnished in typical Sardinian style, with muted tones, crisp linens and lace wall hangings and overlooks either the sparkling sea or the secluded pine forest from the expansive balconies or terraces.

As a guests of Castello you’ll have exclusive use of the heated freshwater swimming pool that’s reserved just for the most luxurious accommodation in the resort, with use of all of Forte Village’s impressive facilities such as the Boat House. The hotel’s fantastic watersports centre offers an extensive array of fun activities, from windsurfing to waterskiing. The experienced instructors will even assist with immersive lessons, should you wish to start from scratch.

Castello guests also have their own restaurant in the garden, Cavalieri, set within the hotel itself. Here you’ll find sumptuous breakfasts and in the evening an extensive buffet and cooking that demonstrates the best of Sardinian cuisine. The resort is frequently named the world’s best, and you can see why.

SUMMARY

Rooms: 177

Location: Santa Margherita di Pula, Sardinia

Nearest Airport: Cagliari International Airport

Board Basis: Half Board

6 Reasons to visit Il Castello – Forte Village Resort

  1. A luxurious option part of the Forte Village complex, using all the facilities while staying in a quiet area
  2. Located close to the sea so views are lovely and access is easy
  3. The Thalasso del Forte Spa is enormous and offers plenty of treatments
  4. There’s access to 21 Forte Village Restaurants and 11 bars during high season
  5. Watersports fanatics will find plenty to keep them occupied at the Boat House
  6. The kids’ clubs are a little bit special. All the staff at the Children's Wonderland have been trained and certified by Worldwide Kids. You'll find much on offer, from a dedicated pool area to sports coaching with professional athletes at the Chelsea Football Soccer School
Our Recommendation

2022 BOOKING PROMOTION – 15%

Travel Dates: 15th May – 05th Nov 2022

Book your summer 2022 holiday at Il Castello – Forte Village and receive a 15% discount (Blackout dates apply)

Book By Date: 28th February 2022

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Call our sales team on 01244 355 347 or email sales@iabtravel.com today for a bespoke proposal.
All promotions are strictly subject to availability at the time of booking. Blackout periods may apply.

 

Our Highlight

Enter kids into the sports coaching academy and they could learn how to tackle from an England rugby legend or chest pass from an Olympic netballer. In the past, sports stars such as Austin Healey have taught here.

Where to stay

Despite being a ‘hotel in a hotel’, Il Castello still offers nine different room categories to suit all setups. There’s a choice of ‘mare’ rooms which have views facing the sea, or garden views. Balconies are spacious and some are outfitted with furniture for relaxing in the sun. Rooms can be made to join up so if you are travelling with family but want to have the option of luxurious accommodation then Il Castello might be the choice for you.

Superior Room
De Luxe Room Patio
Superior Garden Room
Superior Mare Room
Executive Mare Room
Executive Mare Plus Room
Prestige Room
Prestige Plus
Executive De Luxe Mare
Deluxe Bungalows
Castello Luxury Family Bungalows
Castello Luxury Family Roof Bungalows
Castello Deluxe Family Bungalows
Our Recommendation

2022 BOOKING PROMOTION – 15%

Travel Dates: 15th May – 05th Nov 2022

Book your summer 2022 holiday at Il Castello – Forte Village and receive a 15% discount (Blackout dates apply)

Book By Date: 28th February 2022

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Call our sales team on 01244 355 347 or email sales@iabtravel.com today for a bespoke proposal.
All promotions are strictly subject to availability at the time of booking. Blackout periods may apply.

 

Our Highlight

Enter kids into the sports coaching academy and they could learn how to tackle from an England rugby legend or chest pass from an Olympic netballer. In the past, sports stars such as Austin Healey have taught here.

What to do

The hotel was renovated in 2016 which has improved both rooms and facilities. As well as a private pool just for the use of five-star property residents, there’s a beautiful beach with stunning views across the lapping waters of the Mediterranean. There are plentiful organised activities on offer, including exploring the region on horseback or by quad bike – though there’s always the option to treat yourself to a few hours of relaxation in the Thalasso del Forte spa.

Spa
Get Some Peace
Bowling
Golf
Dining Out
Cooking Class
Our Recommendation

2022 BOOKING PROMOTION – 15%

Travel Dates: 15th May – 05th Nov 2022

Book your summer 2022 holiday at Il Castello – Forte Village and receive a 15% discount (Blackout dates apply)

Book By Date: 28th February 2022

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Call our sales team on 01244 355 347 or email sales@iabtravel.com today for a bespoke proposal.
All promotions are strictly subject to availability at the time of booking. Blackout periods may apply.

 

Our Highlight

Enter kids into the sports coaching academy and they could learn how to tackle from an England rugby legend or chest pass from an Olympic netballer. In the past, sports stars such as Austin Healey have taught here.

What and Where to Eat

Cavalieri is the dedicated restaurant for guests of Il Castello; breakfasts are served here, as well as a nightly extensive buffet and show cooking on the barbecue grill, pasta dishes and charcuteries. There are an additional four main restaurants that are normally included as per the hotel’s board basis. You can pay a supplement to dine at the other restaurants, which include Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen, Forte Gourmet and La Cantina del Forte. There’s also a children’s restaurant and two simple snack bars, so all ages and dietary requirements are catered for.

Pineta
Il Sardo
Forte Grill
Brasiliano
Dim Sum
Hell’s Kitchen
Cavalieri
Forte Gourmet
Le Dune
Belvedere
Aquaforte Thalasso Spa Bar
Spice for Life
Fish Market
Caviar Bar
Gordon Ramsay
Beachcomber
Trattoria Italiana
Pizzeria
Oasis Pool and Baia Delle Palme Snack Bar
Mario’s
Our Recommendation

2022 BOOKING PROMOTION – 15%

Travel Dates: 15th May – 05th Nov 2022

Book your summer 2022 holiday at Il Castello – Forte Village and receive a 15% discount (Blackout dates apply)

Book By Date: 28th February 2022

………………………………………………

Call our sales team on 01244 355 347 or email sales@iabtravel.com today for a bespoke proposal.
All promotions are strictly subject to availability at the time of booking. Blackout periods may apply.

 

Our Highlight

Enter kids into the sports coaching academy and they could learn how to tackle from an England rugby legend or chest pass from an Olympic netballer. In the past, sports stars such as Austin Healey have taught here.

When to travel

During August, Sardinia is filled with Italian holidaymakers and tourists seeking its hot sun and white sand beaches. May and June offer pleasant temperatures and clear skies, while September sees warm sees and a calm descend on the island. Most resorts are closed from late autumn until Easter.

WEATHER: Sardinia is one of Italy’s sunniest isles, with hot summers and wet winters. Spring brings wildflowers and sunny skies, while autumn is cooler and calmer.

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Temp(C)

10 11 12 14 17 21 24 25 22 18 13 11

Sun(hrs)

4 5 6 7 9 10 12 10 8 6 5 4

Rain(mm)

18 14 23 26 19 9 2 3 24 41 39 38
Month

Temp(C)

Sun(hrs)

Rain(mm)

Jan

10 4 18

Feb

11 5 14

Mar

12 6 23

Apr

14 7 26

May

17 9 19

Jun

21 10 9

Jul

24 12 2

Aug

25 10 3

Sep

22 8 24

Oct

18 6 41

Nov

13 5 39

Dec

11 4 38