Forte Village, the one-of-a-kind five-star luxury destination resort located within 120-acres of lush natural wilderness on the south coast of Sardinia, recently reopened for the 2022 summer season with new renovations and experiences to welcome guests back for luxurious holidays at the iconic seaside resort.
CAGLIARI, Sardinia, May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Forte Village, the one-of-a-kind five-star luxury destination resort located within 120-acres of lush natural wilderness on the south coast of Sardinia, recently reopened for the 2022 summer season with new renovations and experiences to welcome guests back for luxurious holidays at the iconic seaside resort. Couples, families and friends can now enjoy a full renovation of the resort's exclusive Acquaforte Thalasso & Spa, newly upgraded accommodations, unparalleled new culinary experiences, innovative sport academies including the Fundación Real Madrid Football Academy and other exciting guest activities and special events.
"We are thrilled to welcome guests back to Forte Village in our beautiful corner of Sardinia. Our seaside luxury resort is in a class by itself, unlike any other place in the world. We are proud to offer an extraordinary choice of services and activities to fulfil every guest's interest and passion, at any age, as well as offer them the chance to discover new ones. Easily accessible from all major European travel hubs, we invite guests to enjoy the incomparable gift of nature amidst our 120 acres of beautiful gardens, where the crystal blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea meet the most incredible white sand beach."
Lorenzo Giannuzzi, CEO & General Manager Forte Village
Located just 25 miles from Cagliari, the property boasts eight elegant five- and four-star hotels which offer more than 700 rooms, as well as 40 suites and 13 private villas which range in size from 2- to 4-bedrooms and boast 24-hour private butler service. Each structure has its own personality, look, and feel, satisfying the highest expectations of families, couples, groups of friends and companies. For the 2022 season, Forte Village presents 13 new prestige rooms and two new Charme Suites at Hotel Castello, as well as a restyling of the Waterfront Suites including 4 new Boat House Suites. Additionally, three of the resort's private villas - Villa Lidia, Villa Lavinia, and Villa Chiara ? will undergo a soft refurbishment this summer, with additional renovations to follow.
Forte Village is also pleased to share news of the full renovation of the exclusive Acquaforte Thalasso & Spa. Set within its very own sub-tropical garden landscape and steps from the resort's relaxing and private white sand beach, the renovation included revamping the Thalasso circuit comprised of six sea water pools each filled with a mix of different salt concentrations and variating temperatures, the upgrading of 30 treatment rooms, a new "tisaneria" (herbal tea bar), a refurbished gym and upgraded changing rooms. The architect and spa team worked together to provide guests with a fresh, immersive experience within the lush gardens, opening walkways and installing skylights to allow for greater light, amplifying the sound of water with a new fountain, increasing glass surfaces throughout the spa to highlight reflections of water and light, as well as the considered planting of trees, herbs, and plants.
Together with the spa's unique thalassotherapy method which help guests with insomnia, digestion, anxiety, muscle pain, water retention, posture, hypertension, and different types of physiotherapy, guests can also book a series of personalized treatments and programs with the spa's world-renowned in-house medical team which includes Dr. Regina Fortunato and Dr. Joanna Hakimova. Each treatment starts with a medical consultation and full check-up of the guest's health status to help the team understand the most effective treatments.
Set against the stunning backdrop of the Santa Margherita di Pula Mountain range, Forte Village is also renowned for its incredible culinary scene. This summer, the king of barbecue Brian Bojsen brings authentic Scandinavian cuisine to guests with his 'Wild Scandinavian Cooking', while new entry Peppe Cutraro, recently crowned Europe's top Pizzaiolo (pizzamaker) in 2022 and owner of Casa di Peppe in Paris, treats guests to true Neapolitan style pizza. Native Sardinian Chef Antonello Arrus returns to his beloved Belvedere at Villa del Parco and Alessandro Breda, Giuseppe Mancino, Sandro Serva, Theodor Falser and many other chefs are the shining stars of Forte Village's next edition of Celebrity Chef Nights 2022 from July 25 ? August 30, 2022.
With 21 restaurants, many Michelin-starred, the resort offers incredible culinary experiences including Sardinian, Brazilian, Sushi, and other international classics, with Forte Village's Executive Chef Paolo Simioni overseeing the comprehensive food & beverage program and menus. Culinary titans return this season including Michelin-Starred chefs Heinz Beck, Rocco Iannone, Massimiliano Mascia, and Andrea Berton, all who have made Forte Village a gourmet destination in the last decade, thanks to their restaurants which include Chef Beck's ristorante Beachcomber, Terrazza San Domenico di Chef Mascia, Forte Gourmet by Chef Iannone, and Chef Berton's Terrazza del Forte Bay.
Sofia Carta, one of Italy's premier female sommeliers and a Forte Village alum, returns this season at the helm of the resort's Wine Bar and oversees the careful selection of all wine labels offered within the 18 bars spread throughout the resort, as well as the wine lists for special events and occasions.
Forte Village's sports expertise is second to none, offering over 20 sport academies run by a team of internationally acclaimed coaches. This summer, young soccer enthusiasts can enjoy the extraordinary debut of Fundación Real Madrid Football Academy, beginning May 30 and running through the summer. Offered in collaboration with coaches from the Real Madrid Foundation professional soccer team, the clinic is a rare opportunity for talented young soccer players ages 6 -14 to perfect their skills on the field.
Additionally, young athletes can take advantage of Forte Village's new rowing academy, along with an exclusive climbing academy that boasts a real, last generation climbing wall. For tennis lovers, Forte Village, in cooperation with the European Tennis Academy, recently introduced Mental Match Play (MMP) a new virtual self-coaching program aimed to improve one's tennis game utilizing motivational music lessons combined with on-court exercises.
Young guests can also partake in other academies including soccer, basketball, rugby, netball, hockey, tennis, paddle, chess, boxing, dance, fencing, table tennis, swim, road bike, mountain bike, triathlon, magic, go-kart, dance and even a deejay academy. The resort also includes four five-a-side fields with synthetic grass and a full-sized football pitch with grass, 13 tennis courts - 12 of which are clay courts, three new paddle tennis courts, go kart track and basketball courts.
Shopping is also a main event at Forte Village with the resort's newly designed Piazza Luisa hosting Louis Vuitton's first pop-up store in a luxury resort in Italy, along other new designer boutiques including Roberto Cavalli, Jill Sander, Brunello Cuccinelli, Zegna, Versace, Balenciaga, Givenchy and more.
Summer events are planned for Forte Village's amazing open-air theatre complex, Forte Arena, and include the musical Notre Dame de Paris and concert performances by James Blunt along with others.
Villa del Parco, the seafront Suites, and the Villas are members of Leading Hotels of the World collection and Hotel Castello is part of the Virtuoso® exclusive portfolio of luxury travel partners. Forte Village was the focus of a high-level research project published by Harvard Business School.
Reservations for Forte Village can be made online http://www.fortevillageresort.com, via email at [email protected] or by phone +39 070 9218818. Rates start at 670 euros per night in half board for a classic room. For more information on Forte Village, please follow on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.
ABOUT FORTE VILLAGE
Forte Village, awarded best resort in the world for 23 consecutive years, is located in southern Sardinia and allows for a beautiful climate for guests to enjoy the pristine white coastlines and 120 acres of lush sub-tropical greenery. Offering both families, friends and couples plenty to do, Forte Village offers a choice of five five-star hotels, three four-star hotels and 13 luxury villas with private pools. The resort has an incredible choice of swimming pools, plethora of activities and experiences on offer and a charming piazza with a wide range of luxury boutiques. Guests can enjoy a unique choice of treatments and programmes at the newly renovated Acquaforte Thalasso & Spa, which has long been renowned as a pioneer of thalassotherapy and the health benefits surrounding it. Foodies will be amazed by more than 21 restaurants in high season including sumptuous buffets, cooking shows and fine dining with Michelin Starred Chefs. The unparalleled choice of sports facilities now includes the Real Madrid Foundation Clinic, climbing, coastal rowing, as well as an aquapark and a go-kart track, all available within the property.
Alison Sager, VIVA Lifestyle PR, +1 (646) 266-0387, [email protected]
SOURCE Forte Village
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