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Le Dune Resort and Spa, Sardinia

Le Dune Resort is a great find if you are looking for affordable 4 star, spacious family hotel accommodation with plenty of activities and a relaxed club-style family animation programme for the children – all on the gorgeous, unspoilt coastline of Northern Sardinia.

This family-friendly hotel has 5 different areas but we especially recommend Il Ginepri and Le Palme for families.

For more information on Sardinia, take a look at our destination guide

No of rooms: 496

Check in/check out: 4.30pm/10.00am

Highlights...

  • 8km long sandy beach 300 - 600m from hotel, reserved area for guests with sunbeds/parasols
  • Sunbeds and parasols on beach (extra charge for first 2 rows)
  • 10 restaurants with mineral water and house wine included
  • 6 swimming pools, 2 for children, 2 adults only.
  • Wellness Centre
  • 5 tennis courts, 1 floodlit. (included)
  • Amphitheatre for shows and entertainment (predominantly in Italian)
  • Children's clubs from 18 months
  • 5-a-side football pitch, basketball, beach volleyball (included)
  • Archery (included)
  • Wi-Fi service (coverage in all receptions and at the “Alla Spiaggia”, "Le Palme" and "I Ginepri" bars), free with guest's own laptop for the first 60 minutes
  • Central Piazzetta for information and booking for all activities
  • Creche and childrens' clubs from 18 months
  • Watersports: group lessons in sailing, windsurfing and canoeing included
  • Nearby: horse riding

If you are interested in a family holiday to Sardinia, fill out an enquiry form on the left and our family holiday designers will plan the perfect holiday for you... 

Le Dune Resort offer five distinctive hotels with 496 rooms in total. we recommend the Il Ginepri and Le Palme for families. All these rooms are furnished in Mediterranean style with terrace or balcony, en suite shower room, air conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, safe, minibar and hairdryer.

Ginepri Superior Room

Ground or first floor with double bed with single foldout armchair bed, bathroom with shower, and verandah or balcony.

Sleeps up to 2 adults, 1 child up to 17 years and 1 child up to 2 years in a cot.

Ginepri Family Suite

Ground or first floor with double bedroom, door to separate living room with 2 single built-in sofa beds (or 2 single foldout armchair beds), bathroom with shower, and verandah or balcony.

Sleeps 2 adults and up to 3 children up to 17 years.

Ginepri Family Senior Suite

Ground or first floor with double bedroom, twin bedroom, separate living room with 2 single built-in sofa beds (or 2 single foldout armchair beds), bathroom with shower, and verandah or balcony.

Sleeps up to 4 adults, 2 children up to 17 years and 1 child up to 2 years in a cot.

A fantastic feature of the village is the choice of 10 restaurants for dinner (subject to availability, reservation required except at Il Nautilus).

House wine and water are included at all the restaurants (water only at Romantico, Il Fico d'India, Il Leccio and Scofano):

Il Nautilus: Main restaurant with international buffet and daily specialities. Guests staying at I Ginepri take breakfast here. Also open for brunch (extra cost).

Scorfano:Specialises in grilled fish and seafood risottos, with antipasti and sweet buffets (extra supplement except Duna Bianca guests and children 1 year and under).

Il Pomodoro: Ethnic restaurant with buffet service.

Carrimbanca:Sardinian theme, buffet style

Romantico:For an elegant dinner by candlelight with table service (children are to be over 12 years, extra supplement except Duna Bianca and Le Rocce guests).

Alla Spiaggia: Opposite the beach in the Duna Bianca area, with themed Meditteranean buffets including pasta, fish and seafood. Also open for brunch (extra cost).

Il Leccio:Mediterranean show cooking with buffet service (extra supplement for Ginepri, Rocce and Palme guests).

Il Fico d’India: Vegetarian tasting menu for adults only (over 12 years), extra supplement (except Duna Bianca).

Li Junchi:Pizza restaurant with table service, wine, water, beer and soft drinks included.

Peter Pan:Restaurant area for baby and mini club children (18 months – 8 years) open daily for lunch and dinner from 7.00pm to 8.00pm. For children up to 2 years a parent must be present.

Not all restaurants and bars will be open in low season and is at the discretion of the management.

Babysitting

Yes, arranged locally.

Crèche

18 months-3 years open from 8.45am to 6.30pm and evening group child care from 8.30pm to 10.30pm (book locally). Open every day except Saturday. Complimentary. A medical certificate is required, issued by your doctor not more than 3 days prior to arrival, proving that the child has no contagious illness. Can be obtained in resort at extra cost.

Children’s' Club

For ages 4-8 years and 9 - 13 years, open 9am to 6.30pm with recreational activities and once a week dinner/themed party (reservation required). Open every day except Saturday. Complimentary.

Both the Creche and children's club are based in Duneland Castle with soft play equipment, play centre, organised activities, arts and crafts and sleeping area with cots available.

Teenagers

14-16 years, supervised sport, recreational activities and evening entertainment. Open every day except Saturday. Complimentary.

Baby/toddler equipment

Baby room open 24 hours (on request) with changing facilities, fridges, sterilisers, microwave etc.

Dining

Peter Pan Restaurant for children is open for children’s lunch with an area for baby and mini clubs although a parent must be present for children under 2 years old. There is also dinner with supervision from 7pm to 8pm daily.

First Aid

Doctors surgery twice daily 6 days a week and small chemist on site.

The area...

Le Dune Resort is on the north west coast of Sardinia, approx 3km from Badesi, a market town with a selection of shops, supermarket, pharmacy, banks, cash point (Bancomat) and souvenir shops. There is a shuttle bus from the resort.

The resort is 300 - 600m from Badesi Mare (across a road) with 8km white sandy beach with watersports, sunbeds and parasols and a few beach shops and snack bar.

There is a local bus to Porto Cervo and the Costa Smeralda where you can enjoy the jet-set atmosphere of the most elegant tourist harbour in the Mediterranean, or to Alghero.

The hotel can also arrange pleasure and fishing boat charters, including deep sea fishing and horse riding.

What will the weather be like...

Sardinia has a superb climate for a summer family holiday.

The main summer months of June, July and August have long sunny days (9-11 hours sunshine), virtually no rainfall and have daytime temperatures of 27-30 degrees although the heat is moderated by refreshing daytime sea breezes. Evenings can be warm, around 20 degrees.

Sardinia can have a slightly shorter hot summer season than many other Mediterranean destinations and in May and September there can be occasional unsettled days although the average is still a very nice 8-9 hours of sunshine per day. Average daytime temperatures rise through May from 20 degrees - 27 degrees whilst September remains warmer, averaging 27 degrees through the month.

In October the temperatures remain pleasant in the low 20's but there may be some rain/cloud and the average is 6 hours sunshine per day.