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    Banda Island Resort and Campsite

    Banda Island | Ssese Islands, Uganda
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    1 - 5 of 96 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Banda Island is a beautiful, isolated, peaceful place to spend a few days. The boat ride to the island is lovely and the island rainforest and beaches are great for nature lovers. The staff is exceptional and accommodating. Completely friendly and helpful in planning every...More

    Thank jmassa233
    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    My girlfriend and I had a wonderful time camping here. The long trip on the fisher boat was definitely worth it. Spent hours exploring this wonderful island with its rich bird life. Can't wait to return!More

    Thank Thijs V
    Response from PetraKampala_Uganda, Owner at Banda Island Resort and CampsiteResponded 1 August 2017

    Hi Thijs, Thanks for the review and for pointing out our bird life! Fifty-nine 59 species were identified so far. My favorite is the Paradise fly catcher with his quirky flying and cheerful sound. We hope to see you two again and if you can...More

    Reviewed 7 July 2017

    My friend and I stayed in one of the safari tents at Banda island for two nights and had an amazing time! We were the only guests there, so we had the beaches to ourselves. Staff were very friendly. We slept every night with the...More

    1  Thank csyoon
    Response from PetraKampala_Uganda, Owner at Banda Island Resort and CampsiteResponded 1 August 2017

    Hello csyoon, Thanks for the review! Deven is very happy he got a mention - most people forget his efforts to organise the trip once they land on magic island Banda. Stella, Diana, Debbin and Missy B send you a hug and paw.You must have...More

    Reviewed 28 June 2017

    A great place to visit if you want to get away from everything! Beautiful beaches and crystal clear water. The top of the castle is a great place for sundowners! The staff looked after us brilliantly - we enjoyed a camp fire on the beach...More

    Thank 983bbb
    Response from PetraKampala_Uganda, Owner at Banda Island Resort and CampsiteResponded 1 August 2017

    Hello 983bbb, Thanks for the review and pointing out the best assets of Banda island! Swimming, castle sun-downers, camp fire, and the fish samosas. My favorites as well. :-) I hope when you come next time we can treat you to a candle lit dinner...More

    Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

    I was staying at Kalangala beach at Bugala island for one night and was not happy at all. The resorts were big with loud music in the evenings and also seemed abandoned probably because of low season. I called Banda island resort (spoke to Deven)...More

    Thank Thildemm
    Response from Banda_Island, Owner at Banda Island Resort and CampsiteResponded 1 June 2017

    Dear Thildemm, Thanks A LOT for the wonderful review! The resorts on the main island indeed have a completely different vibe. And we want to keep Banda the way it is to attract guests like you who appreciate what we have to offer. I take...More

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    Response from Banda_Island | Property representative |
    Hello! Sorry I missed this question. We do not have large crocodiles around our island. We had a resident - very small - crocodile in the bay next to ours, but it was killed by the villagers whoa ere very weary of crocs. So... More
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    "Most definitely the Safari Tents -- amazing views."
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    "Take a tent with a view of the lake, it is lovely!!"
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    "Loved the cottages!"
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