Le Dune Resort & SPA 4****
Magnificent white sandy beaches, clear blue waters, sport activities, hiking, birdwatching, ancient towns and mountains all at a short drive!
Set in a private park of 280,000 m2 surrounded by sand dunes, junipers and vines, the Resort Le Dune is located at the Marina di Badesi facing the Gulf of Asinara.
One of the best-equipped in Sardinia, the Resort Le Dune has five different 4 star and 4 star superior hotels: I Ginepri, Le Palme and Le Rocce (4 stars), Le Sabine and La Duna Bianca (4 star superior), 10 restaurants, 4 swimming pools for adults and 2 for children, a SPA, several free sport and fun activities and large spaces dedicated to entertainment and numerous services and facilities for family holidays.
At the eastern edge of the Asinara Gulf, Badesi offers you countless experiences at less than one hour drive. You can reach the ancient and picturesque town of Castelsardo, Santa Teresa di Gallura, Tempio Pausania and the Mount Limbara 1362 m, enjoy a rivertrip in the Coghinas Delta, choose every day a different beach and attend the summer events.
Within the Resort Le Dune there are five different hotels set amidst lush Mediterranean vegetation, each with its own personality in order to satisfy the needs both of couples and of families, even large ones.
The I Ginepri and Le Palme hotels are particularly suitable for families with children, the Hotel Le Rocce is an oasis of relaxation and privacy while the Hotel Le Sabine is an exclusive area just a few steps from the Le Sabine Wellness Centre and SPA. For those seeking the ultimate luxury experience, the Hotel La Duna Bianca offers the pleasure of being a few metres from the beach with an even more exclusive service.
The five hotels at the resort
Hotel La Duna Bianca – 4 star Superior
A few metres from the Li Junchi beach at Badesi, the Hotel La Duna Bianca offers 16 prestigious rooms designed for you to enjoy the spectacular sunsets over the North Sardinia sea.
Hotel Le Sabine – 4 star Superior
Created for those looking for relaxation and privacy, the Hotel Le Sabine is set in an area close to the Le Sabine Wellness Centre SPA, perfect for combining the comfort offered by the hotel and the services and energy of the resort.
Hotel Le Rocce – 4 star
The Hotel Le Rocce is in an area of luxuriant greenery within the Resort Le Dune and has 58 Superior and Superior Family set around the Le Rocce swimming pool.
Hotel I Ginepri – 4 star
The Hotel I Ginepri is the perfect solution for families holidays with children. Spacious yet functional rooms, suitable for large family holidays.
Hotel Le Palme – 4 star
The Hotel Le Palme offers comfortable and welcoming rooms located at the heart of the Resort Le Dune, designed for young couples and families with one child.
Opening of individual hotels and related services during opening and closing weeks is at discretion of the Management with possible re-protection of guests in higher category rooms of the Resort.
All the rooms at the Resort Le Dune are furnished in typical Mediterranean style and have a furnished veranda, bathroom with shower and hairdryer, air conditioning, safe, TV, telephone, minibar and beach towels.
The Hotel La Duna Bianca offers 16 prestigious rooms, Royal 2, Royal 4 Sea View and President Sea View, all rooms carefully decorated by expert local craftsmen and have a large furnished veranda with sea or garden view, spacious and elegant bathrooms with shower or free-standing bathtub (or shower with hydro-massage), hairdryer, air conditioning, safe, TV, telephone, minibar, bathrobes for adults and beach towels. Complimentary entrance at the Wellness Centre and free Beach Service starting from the 1st row (1 parasol and 2 sun loungers per room) in a reserved area of the Li Junchi beach.
At the Hotel Le Sabine, all the rooms Deluxe and Suites, are carefully decorated by expert local craftsmen and have a fully equipped veranda with view of either the resort’s gardens or the swimming pool, bathroom with shower and hairdryer, air conditioning, safe, TV, telephone, minibar, bathrobes for adults and beach towels.
The Hotel Le Rocce is located in an area of luxuriant greenery and has 58 Superior and Superior Family set around the Le Rocce swimming pool, all carefully decorated by expert local craftsmen and have a furnished veranda with a view of the resort’s gardens, bathroom with shower and hairdryer, air conditioning, safe, TV, telephone, minibar and beach towels.
For all guests of the Hotel Le Rocce there is free beach service with sun loungers and parasols. Beach service on the first and second row carries an extra charge, depending upon availability.
The Hotel I Ginepri is the perfect solution for families holidays with children. Spacious yet functional rooms, suitable for large family holidays. Close to the resort’s main facilities, it has a large swimming pool with a unique central island. All the rooms, Superior, Superior Family, Family Suite and Senior Suite Family are carefully decorated by expert local craftsmen and have a fully equipped veranda with view of the resort’s gardens, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, air conditioning, safe, TV, telephone, minibar and beach towels.
The Hotel Le Palme offers comfortable and welcoming rooms located at the heart of the Resort Le Dune, designed for young couples and families with one child. All the rooms, Standard, Standard Family, Superior and Superior Family are carefully decorated by expert local craftsmen and have a fully equipped veranda with view of the resort’s gardens, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, air conditioning, safe, TV, telephone, minibar and beach towels.
At the Resort Le Dune 10 top quality restaurants to guarantee “haute cuisine” and a new experience every day. A careful selection of products from the island together with the freshest ingredients goes to create unrepeatable experiences of taste and flavour. The freshest catch of the day in Sardinia comes to you directly from the harbours of Isola Rossa and Castelsardo. Genuine or zero Kms food and even eggs and vegetables from the Resort’s own organic vegetable garden are brought together with a careful selection from the nearby fields.
Bearing in mind the need of some of our guests to have a gluten-free diet, the Resort restaurants offer a selection of delicious gluten-free dishes carefully and attentively prepared by the Chefs.
The Resort Le Dune is considered to be one of the best hotels in Sardinia for gluten-intolerant guests.
This gluten-free cuisine service should be requested at time of booking.
The Wellness Centre Le Sabine SPA at the Resort Le Dune is an oasis of relaxation for wellness and beauty
In perfect harmony with nature, the Wellness Centre Le Sabine SPA is hidden among the sand dunes of the North of Sardinia, an elegant temple for healing the body and spirit which offers the following services:
√ 3 open air swimming pools with heated fresh water (Jacuzzi, relaxing and cervical whirlpool jets and hydromassage beds and “against the stream way”)
√ elegant chalets for wellness treatments, beauty treatments and massages
√ cardiofitness gym
√ Turkish bath
√ indoor and outdoor (by the pool) relax area
√ changing rooms
There is a 10% discount on individual “à la carte” treatments if booked together with your stay.
The Wellness Centre is open 6 days per week. Access for adults only or guests aged 14 and over if accompanied by their parents or with written permission from the same. For mothers-to-be, specific packages will be suggested that do not include certain treatments.
The Villaggio Fantasia
The Villaggio Fantasia at the Resort Le Dune is the perfect choice for family holidays with children
A staff of professionals will take care of your children for 6 days a week: Duneland, Villaggio Fantasia, swimming pools with water games, organic vegetable garden, aviary, the Peter Pan restaurant and lots of lots of activities for their free time.
Free services for families with children
Nursery with bottle feeding preparation facility
A fully equipped area complete with high chairs, changing tables, bottle warmers, sterilizers, micro-wave ovens, saucepans and everything necessary to prepare baby foods in complete freedom, vegetable soups and purèes as well as a supply of biscuits, yogurt, milk, water and fruit juice.
The Baby Club for children from 2 to 3 years old, service is available from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm and in addition there is a service available in the evenings for an extra charge at the Baby Club from 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm, to be booked on site.
To be accepted to the Baby Club a medical certificate is required declaring that the child is “free from contagious and infectious diseases” issued not more than 3 days prior to arrival (a pediatrician is available for a fee).
For children from 4 to 8 years old, available from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm.
For children from 9 up to 13 years old, this is a free group childminding facility available from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm with recreational and sports activities.
The “Peter Pan” restaurant dedicated to the young guests of the Baby and Mini Club open every day for lunch and dinner.
A free service dedicated to young people from 14 to 17 years old. An exclusive and reserved location, where make friends and enjoy in safety with non-alcoholic Happy Hour and nice evenings in a great atmosphere
Services and facilities may vary depending on the Management’s decision and are not available on Saturdays.
The Resort Le Dune has a large fully equipped area of beach reserved for its guests, with free sun loungers and parasols from the third row on (subject to availability). A few metres from the beach is the “La Duna Bianca” with a restaurant and bar with covered veranda, play area and nursery for children.
A shuttle bus service departing from the resort’s central square to the beach (a distance of 100 metres) is available free every day from 8:30 to 23:00, to help guests take bags and children’s games to and from the beach.
The swimming pools at the Resort Le Dune
For those who prefer to spend a few hours relaxing by the pool, the Resort Le Dune has six big fresh-water swimming pools sheltered from the wind, four of which have sun loungers, bar and lifeguard assistance, plus two pools reserved especially for children.
* Wi-Fi (coverage in all the reception areas and Alla Spiaggia, Le Palme, I Ginepri bars), free for 180 minutes (renewable)
beach equipped with sun loungers and parasols free from the third row (1 parasol and 2 sun loungers per room while available)
* free unattended open-air private parking
* 6 swimming pools
* free use of the sports and activity equipment: 4 tennis courts (2 mateco and 2 artificial turf), floodlit five-a-side football pitch with artificial turf, mini basketball, beach volleyball, archery field, aerobics, gymnastics, guide-led walks, jogging and dancing
* facilities at the “La Duna Bianca” area facing the beach: bar, restaurant, paly area and nursery for children
* free medical service in the doctor’s surgery at pre-arranged times, certificates and medical examinations for a fee
* 4 reception areas
* customer service
* 10 restaurants, 6 bars and homemade ice cream shop
* Villaggio Fantasia for children set amongst sand dunes and juniper trees
* “Duneland” castle for the youngest guests with creative workshops, games area, cinema, soft area, dining area, nap room with cots and bottle-feeding preparation area
* Games area and Playground, organic vegetable garden and aviary
* Dune Point (information about activities at the resort), diving office, chemists’s, games arcade, clothes and handicraft boutiques, bazaar with newspapers, photographer, information office for excursions, car, scooter and dinghy hire
* amphitheatre and evening entertainments
Extra services requiring payment
* Le Sabine SPA Wellness Centre
* beach service (one beach umbrella and two sun loungers). May – June –September € 16.00 first row and € 12.00 second row; July-August € 20.00 first row and € 16.00 second row. Guests at the Hotel La Duna Bianca can use this service without extra charges
* shuttle bus service to/from Badesi 2 kms away at prearranged times (not available on Saturdays)
* push-chair hire: € 20.00 for the whole stay with deposit required (to be requested at time of booking)
* excursions to the islands of the La Maddalena and Corsican Archipelagos, to the Costa Smeralda and the inland areas
* medical service (outside surgery hours)
* games arcade
* internet point
* stables for horse-riding in the area
* canoing, windsurf and sailing schools with catamarans
* sports fishing (including deep sea) and pleasure boat charter with prestige boats
* scooter, car, dinghy and pedalò hire
* transfers to/from the resort
* extras in general
At the Resort Le Dune it is not possible to use cash to make purchases. Payments can only be made by means of a prepaid card (rechargeable at various points in the resort) issued at reception. Any unused credit will be reimbursed on departure. The card can be recharged with cash, with debit card or credit card.
The opening of services and facilities is at the Management’s discretion. Pets not allowed.