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Where to stay in Ssese Islands / Accommodation in Ssese Islands / Hotels in Ssese Islands 

The thought of visiting the Ssese islands comes with the question of which hotel one stay in- where to stay in Ssese Islands? Accommodation in Ssese Islands is not a problem because Ssese Islands have got a number hotels located on the different islands. You always have a variety to choose from depending on what Island you may be staying at and the choice will basically depend on your budget. Listed below are some of the lodges, you can stay at whilst visiting Ssese Islands on either you 3 days Ssese island trip or on your 4 days Kalaganla islands safari;

  • Brovad sands lodge.

Brovad sand lodge  is located at one of Ssese islands called Bugala. It is a beautiful luxurious facility with white sand beach and therefore has direct access to the Lake ( Lake Victoria). It is surrounded by really beautiful vegetation like trees giving off a cool breeze especially in the night when you’re out watching the stars.

Brovad lodge offers a sense of security, comfort, convenience and therefore the best place to rest and unwind from given the serenity of the place. Honeymooners should definitely consider a place like Brovad sands lodge as their honeymoon destination. It is also a perfect place to relax, after a long gorilla trekking safari in Uganda. 

Brovad sands lodge SseseType of rooms Brovad sand lodge offers.

Diplomatic suite for the executive guests and such a room is very suitable for the honeymooners.  They can be used as honeymoon suites, very spacious room enough and the honeymoon package comes along with romantic offers.

A family villa is also available and suitable for those that travel as a family. The villa has a sitting area, the parents and the kids sleeping area therefore providing the comfort and privacy you may enjoy while in your own home.

The Lodge has cottages which are spacious enough with very comfortable beddings. All rooms have got private verandahs from where you can sit and enjoy the scenery, the evening breezes and the view of the sun setting.


The lodge has a spa, you can have romantic candle light beach dinner.  And you can enjoy all activities you may be interested in like hiking, boat rides, photography, forest walks, quad biking, among so many other activities depending on how much time you have to stay.

  • Mirembe beach resort 

Mirembe Resort Beach is located on Bugala Island along the shores of Lake Victoria. It is located in a quiet and relaxing environment with a beautiful sand beach and direct access to the lake. Mirembe resort has a beautiful view, it is surrounded by trees. These trees are homes to a number of different  bird species that can be viewed from your verandah.

Mirembe resort does offer a really unique experience to those that are interested in exploring Ssese Islands and have some quality time together. It is one of the best places you can choose to stay at if you need  to relax, enjoy both nature and wildlife since there are a few wild animals living close by the resort.

The types of rooms available at the resort.

Mirembe Resort has got over 20 rooms including deluxe rooms that include the millennium room, the cottages that include the Royal cottage, a block house and also camping tents for those that wish to camp. You can also carry your own camping materials if you can, then camp in the camping area. All room categories have the singles, the double bed arrangement; triples can also be arranged in the block house and the deluxe rooms.   All rooms have private balconies with clear views to the sand beach and the clear water lake.

  • Victoria forest resort. 

Victoria resort is located in Bugala and like many of those hotels in Ssese, it is at the shores of the lake.   Therefore has a clear sand beach, access to the lake and its beautiful gardens. It is a luxury hotel suitable for hosting honeymooners at a very friendly price, adventure travellers, business people and simply anyone. Victoria forest resort is fairly priced and the prices are set on a bed and breakfast basis.

The lodge is built in an open space with well furnished beautiful cottages, a nice compound overlooking the lake. You can have bonfires lit up in the night especially since the nights are often cold from the breezes sweeping across the lake. During the day, you can go have some fun, the resort organises boat cruises, nature walks, hikes, biking, fishing trips, canoeing among so many other activities so, you can always choose to go for any of the activity you may be interested in.


The resort has a swimming pool which is definitely safer than swimming in the lake.

  • Ssese islands beach hotel. 

Ssese island beach hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Ssese offering amazing service to its guests all the time. The place hosts all kinds of parties like weddings, conferences, among so many other events.

The lodge offers very comfortable and beautiful rooms, there is also a camping area for those that are interested in camping.  Bonfires are often lit in the night and together you can enjoy the warmth from the fire since the nights are often cold with lake breezes.

  • Ssese Habitat Resort. 

A beautiful and exotic resort located on Bugala Island surrounded by a lot of green vegetation.  The resort offers great comfort and peace to the visitors especially because it is very peaceful therefore a great destination for those on holiday.  The tranquility makes the resort an excellent getaway for every one. Including the honeymooners, business gathering,  can host parties, those on business tours since they have conference room for meetings and everything.

Ssese habitat resort is surrounded by dense tropical forest. Making it worthy for animal lovers, as you can spot a few primates, birds and so much more from the hotel.

Type of rooms available

There are 19 fully furnished rooms and all booking are made on bed and breakfast basis.  However, you can always have it on full board if you wish to or even on half board.

All the rooms are well fitted to provide guests with the utmost comfort as well as leisure.  Each room has a very clear view of the lake from your room and the verandah.

A camping ground is available for campers. Although you need to carry you camping gear and materials if you desire. Or you can hire from the Lodge.

The lodge has a health club that includes a sauna, steam bath to facilitate your leisure time.  The lodge organises boat rides, nature walks and other activities.

  • Kalangala pearl beach resort,

Kalangala pearl beach has an open private beach where the guests can have their beach activities. You can go for a swim but the lodge also has outdoor swimming pool that you can use.

Some of the rooms at Kalangal Beach resort

All rooms are fully furnished; rooms have minibars, a tea and coffee maker, a satellite TV, among other amenities. All rooms, have private verandahs, where you can appreciate Mother Nature from.  All meals however are served on request from the dining area.

There is a spa and a training centre, shared lounge, a game room.  You can opt for nature walks, bird watching or a combination of many activities depending on your interests.

For more information about Ssese islands, check out our page Why Visit Ssese islands.

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