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What to pack on your visit to Ssese Islands – Brovad Sands Lodge

What to pack on your visit to Ssese Islands

As you prepare for to visit Ssese Islands on a honeymoon, group retreat, business or any other purpose, you may be wondering just what you are going to need to bring to have a comfortable stay. Below is a complied list of the suggested items that you should consider not leaving behind for your stay on Ssese islands:

Ssese is an epitome of relaxation so you should pack with a mind of unwinding vacation, so pack some casual wear, open shoes/sandals, snickers, sun hats and swimming costumes.

Moving with a set of these healthy items will provide a remarkable stay on the Ssese islands. Pack a manicure set, toiletries & sanitary (torch, mosquito repellent, Vaseline, tooth brush & paste, bathing sponge, soap etc.)

As we know that Ssese islands are isolated islands in Lake Victoria, the cool weather is dominant here through-out the year. Get your self a woolen sweater, rain coat/umbrella, socks and scarfs to keep you warm when it becomes colder for you.

It is a digital world and Ssese islands have also hooped-on, bring a Camera for great opportunity of taking photographs, come along with your Laptop, modem, music player & phone charger. Most of the Hotels on Ssese Islands have Wi-Fi internet.

Ssese islands provides a perfect place for unwinding and relaxation, so sit down under the shade on the shoreline in the white-sand beach with your leisure reading material or any other preferred entertainment item/gadget and enjoy your time.

Since you are moving to new environment, your body may not be easily flexible with it therefore, you should carry your emergency pharmaceuticals like pain killers such as Paracetamol, deep heat, plasters etc.

You may not worry about moving with bulk amounts of cash, Ssese island has various financial services like Western Union, Money Gram, Airtel money and MTN mobile money and also Stanbic Bank is readily available, please carry your ATM with you!

With those items with you, your stay on Ssese islands will be comfortable and relaxing.

For bookings and inquiries about Ssese islands holidays ad vacations, please send us an email through stay@sseseislandsresorthotel.com or call our vacation planner on +256701367970.

Reasons to Have your Romantic Honeymoon On Ssese Islands

Reasons to Have your Romantic Honeymoon On Ssese Islands

Ssese Islands being an island based destination has become one of the best spots to travel in 2017. Uganda’s best holiday destination with the finest beach resorts that appeals to tourists who want to spend a secluded time away from home. Ssese Islands has 84 group of islands, atolls which is home to various birds species.

The Spectacular Lake Victoria

Ssese Islands has been ranked as one of the clearest waters of Lake Victoria. With many species of fish, this is home to abundant marine life and a best place for sport fishing in Uganda. The Nile perch and Tilapia are among the best caught when gone for a fishing trip.

Ssese Islands boasts some of the best speed boating and jet skiing spots in the world. Brovad Sands Lodge has speed boats and skiing jets for water sport lovers on Ssese Islands.

Sport Fishing

Sport fishing is an excellent way to test your fishing skills. Holding onto your end of the line while waiting patiently for life 50 meters below or casting nets into the depth of lake Victoria and wait for the catch. It is calm and adventure packed into one. Whether you are going for an early morning fishing trip or sunset fishing trip, it can always deliver excitement. Ssese Islands has been a fishing spot for as long as the people can remember. It provides the best fish such as the Nile Perch and Tilapia. Tag along some of Brovad Sands Lodge guides as you catch your personal best.

Adventure at Island

It’s much exciting than you could have ever imagined. Almost all the Ssese Islands hotels provide water sports and recreation to it’s guests. Some of the more adventurous ones are Quad biking, Cycling, Canoeing and Jet skiing. When it comes to the lake, Ssese Islands provides fun group activities for families and unique experiences for kids as well such as beach games.

Most Romantic and Secluded Islands

Ssese Islands has some of the most hidden and secluded places in the world. You can arrange a private dining on the white sand beach or have an evening bonfire and you watch the beauty of sky with its stars. Having a romantic getaway on Ssese islands is one of the best experiences you can have.

Cultural Experience

Even though it’s culture is slowly dying out Ssese Islands still has a very rich tradition and history. Roots of it running as far as Kato Kintu the first Kabaka (King) of Buganda in around the 14th century. It’s traditional islands where the spirits of the Buganda gods reside are famous tourist experience that will get your vibrations into a trance. Though it is not enough to induce a cultural shock Ssese Islands inhabitants’ lifestyle still has it’s unique attributes.

Ssese Islands is best place to escape for a secluded romantic holiday in Uganda. Contact us today to arrange your stay while you celebrate your romantic holiday in Uganda. Send us an email via stay@sseseislandsresorthotel.com or call our reservation team on +256701367970.

 

Brovad sands lodge The best ideal honeymoon destination in Uganda

lodge-brovad-sandsBrovad sands lodge The best ideal honeymoon destination in Uganda

Brovad sands lodge is located in ssese islands the largest island on lake Victoria it is an ideal place for honeymooners.

Brovad Sands Lodge is located in ssese just 3 hours from Entebbe international airport, once at the airport take a taxi to Nakiwogo landing site, take a ferry that heads to ssese and it should be noted that a ferry leaves Nakiwogo landing site at exactly 2 pm therefore it good to be there by 1pm to avoid disappointments.

When you dock at the landing site on Ssese, our representative will be already waiting for you with a poster with Brovad Sands Lodge. You will be transferred to the resort hotel which is about 5-10 minutes.

Brovad sands lodge offers the best honeymoon package that is affordable by everyone and they include accommodation for 2 nights in suite that is self contained with room service 24 hours, 24 hour security, hot water and others, daily honeymoon breakfast, fruit basket meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner, romantic canoe ride on the lake Victoria, nature walks around the island and its neighboring places that on the shores of lake Victoria, beach games that are very interesting and swimming in our swimming pool, and a sauna and steam bath for a healthy retreat. Everything is just perfect to give you a great time at Brovad so come and enjoy your honeymoon at Brovad sands lodge that is ssese islands.

Send us your inquiry at stay@sseseislandsresorthotel.com or call our vacation expert on +256701367970.

4 Day Ssesse Island And Honeymoon Holiday

627189744 Day Ssesse Island And Honeymoon Holiday

Ssese Islands are a group of islands in Lake Victoria on the Ugandan side. A combination of 84 islands that comprise the Ssese islands are becoming attractive tourist destinations some of these include the lutoboka bay on the Bugala island which is the biggest of all.

Holiday Itinerary

DAY 1: Transfer to Ssese Islands

Meet at your hotel in the morning and drive to Nakiwogo in Entebbe. A ferry from Nakiwogo in Entebbe takes you to Ssese Islands inside Lake Victoria. Dinner and Overnight at Brovad Sands Lodge where you will stay in your honeymoon suit with a fruit basket and a bottle of wine.

DAY 2: Nature walks and Canoe rides

Begin the day with breakfast meanwhile feeling the breeze of currents from the lake. Take a guided nature walk to see various flora and fauna.

After lunch, a romantic canoe ride to various islands for sight seeing and birding is amazing. Dinner and overnight at Brovad Sands Lodge.

DAY 3: Full day relaxation

This day is dedicated for sunbathing along the beaches and relaxation. You can opt to go for spot fishing, steam bath and sauna or do a quad bike but not included in the package (For more information please contact us). Dinner and overnight at Brovad Sands Lodge.

DAY 4: Ssese to Entebbe/Kampala

After breakfast, ferry crossing to Nakiwogo in Entebbe where you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight or Kampala.

End Of Ssesse Island Tour

To book this Uganda honeymoon holiday please send us an email at stay@sseseislandsresorthotel.com or call our reservation team on +25670136790.

Stay at Brovad Sands Lodge: the Best Ssese Islands Accommodation

62609712Stay at Brovad Sands Lodge: the Best Ssese Islands Accommodation

Brovad Sands Lodge is situated along the shores of Lake Victoria, offering an idyllic tropical getaway on Bugala Island in Uganda. It is a great choice for travellers looking for a relaxing Uganda holiday vacation while still having access to modern conveniences.

The lodge has 10 comfortably furnished cottages, of which all have a variety of bed configurations with en-suite bathrooms. Each cottage also has two glass doors which not only provide plenty of natural light, but also lead out onto the private balcony which overlooks the lake and the gardens.

Brovad Sands Lodge team of chefs prepares delicious meals that can be enjoyed in the on-site restaurant. Guests can look forward to sampling both local and international dishes. Lunch can be enjoyed on the shores of Lake Victoria, or meals can be served in the privacy of your room.

Our guests can spend their days enjoying a variety of water sports, or viewing the abundance of primates and bird life indigenous to the island. Other activities on Ssese Islands include forest walks, cultural tours and fishing trips, quad biking, cycling, canoeing, jet skiing, to mention but a few. Return to the lodge to enjoy a refreshing drink from the bar while appreciating a gorgeous sunset and deep yourself our spacious swimming pool or go for a health treat in our sauna and steam bath.

Book your Ssese Islands holiday vacation via stay@sseseislandsresorthotel.com or call our reservation team on +256701367970.

Ssese Islands are Uganda’s best vacation destination

73596073Ssese Islands are Uganda’s best vacation destination.

The 84 forested archipelagos of the Ssese Islands, float like green jewels on the waters of Lake Victoria. Located 55km from Entebbe, these are one of Uganda’s greatest natural gifts waiting for you to be discovered.

To all professional entomologists ssese islands provides an earthly insect paradise. Guests are required to bring bird watching and fishing gears.

The most famous and recommended tours and historical places of interest in ssese include: Nsirwe Island, famous for both bird and spider breeding.

Bugala island, the birth and home of the African Grey Parrots. It also hosts a living sample of the African Virgin Equatorial forest. Bugala island is endowed with many well furnished Ssese islands hotels that provide excellent hospitality services to guests.

Bubembe and Funye islands, Serinya, Banda and Kitobo islands

Getting There

Boats, ferries and vehicles are available to take you between and around the 84 islands, these are fully equipped with life jackets, sun canopies.

For those tourists who wish to enjoy the countryside, travel arrangements can be made by road, from Kampala to Masaka town (Nyendo) crossing with the Bukakata/Luku Ferry to Bugala. One hour drive to Kalangala the home of Islands.

Alternatively, Ssese islands can be accessed via road from Kampala to Entebbe crossing with the MV Kalangala Nakiwogo/Bugala Ferry.

Things to do on Ssese Islands

While you are on and around Ssese islands, sport fishing, bird watching, monkey and marine life viewing, are all activities and discoveries, one can make.

Plan your vacation on Ssese Islands by contacting our reservation team via stay@sseseislandsresorthotel.com or call us on +256701367970

The Luxurious Accommodation on the Ssese Islands Paradise

sseseThe Luxurious Accommodation on the Ssese Islands Paradise

Brovad sands lodge has world class accommodations services on the world class ssese islands which is known as the paradise with guest houses, suites and others enjoying the lake view with moisten air all over at Ssese island in Brovad sands lodge, there is special room services in our cottages, guest house and suites our cottages are well decorated and our rooms have DSTV, wireless internet, flat screen, DVD player, hot water in our showers and bathtubs. Ours cottages have king size beds that comfortable and fell at home. Our cottages are delightfully restful and fell the comfort our appointed accommodation at ssese islands

At Brovad sands lodge in Ssese offers a number of packages to its clients and this is aimed at making its clients feel at home .these include both weekend and honey moon packages. the weekend packages include continental breakfast, lunch, dinner, special room service,wireless internet, and accommodation for two nights . there is the also the honey moon packages which include the following accommodation for four nights, break fast, lunch, and dinner, special room service, beach games and others .

Brovad sands lodge in addition to the above offers many unique recreation centres to its clients. Which include boat ride, beach games, free internet near the lake, Eco friendly and self contained cottages that are solar powered and with hot water showers, and room service. Brovad sands lodge has an open bar and restaurant with friendly staff and a resident chef, reception with a manager on duty 24 hours, 24 hour security guard

Brovad sands lodge is also well known for its dining experience where variety of both local and international dishes are prepared to your taste by our seasoned resident chef alongside a bar well stocked with spacious lounge with lovely music. Brovad sands lodge has unique place for events. It offers both indoor and outdoor meetings, host banquet in their terrace and conferences to their clients.

For reservations please send us an email via stay@sseseislandsresorthotel.com or call our reservations team on +256701367970 or send a whatsapp chat on +256701601297

Visit Ssese Islands For Beach visits & Boat rides

img_9019_1Visit Ssese Islands For Beach visits & Boat rides

Ssese Islands is located in the Northwest of the vast Lake Victoria with eighty four (84) archipelagos of which Bugala Island is the most developed with many nice resort hottels such as the prominent Brovad Sands Lodge – the best among Ssese Islands Hotels

Lake Victoria has many cool beaches, although most are undeveloped and you do not get to swim in the Lake but, Brovad Sands Lodge has a swimming pool. Still, there is still the tranquillity that you will find on any beach and a cool refreshing breeze that will help you relax and unwind.

Brovad Sands Lodge has a great viewing area that is perfect for picnics and sun-downers by the lake. Brovad’s beach is another great spot from where you can go boat riding and view plenty of bird species.

Feel the peace on Ssese Islands with Brovad Sands Lodge’s charming and romantic sun-downer boat ride on Africa’s largest lake – Lake Victoria.

For reservations and inquiries, please contact our reservations team via stay@sseseislandsresorthotel.com or call us on +256-701367970.

Valentine’s Day Beach Getaway to Ssese Islands

sseseValentine’s Day Beach Getaway to Ssese Islands

Do you want to show the one you love that they are special? The best way to to do this is to whisk that person away to the white sand beaches of Ssese islands, Uganda.

Since Valentine’s Day falls on a weekend, this is the perfect time to surprise that special someone with a Ssese beach vacation for Valentine’s Day.

Make the Valentine’s Day romantic getaway exceptional by celebrating the day at Brovad Sands Lodge for an extra special vacation

Selecting a cozy resort hotel perfect for romantic vacation. Does your special someone enjoy comfort and relaxation? If so, be sure to book your stay at Brovad Sands Lodge.

Enjoy the sound of the waves along Brovad’s pristine white sand beach. Our cottages provide you with the best lake views with a private balcony.

The beach is naturally romantic. Whether you’re enjoying a leisurely stroll hand-in-hand along the shore or toasting a spectacular sunset, the beach is the perfect backdrop to enjoy a special moment with the one you love.

Start 2017 by spending quality time together. Book your stay online via stay@sseseislandsresorthotel.com or call our friendly vacation specialists at +256-701367970 to help you reserve your perfect Valentine’s Day romantic beach getaway.

Ssese Islands; A Romantic Destination for Honeymooners.

brovaddd.jpgSsese Islands; A Romantic Destination for Honeymooners.

The Ssese Islands comprise of eighty four (84) Islands in the north west of Lake Victoria which is one of magical wonders always visited by travelers on safaris in Uganda. The Ssese Archipelago adjoins the district of Kalangala which has no territory on the country’s main land.

The Ssese Islands occupy the north west of Lake Victoria which is noted as the largest lake in Africa and the second largest fresh water lake in the world and the largest tropical lake in the world. Bulago is the largest Island among the 84 land pieces that form Ssese and Kalangala town is the headquarters and form the naming of the district. The district stretches to about 51km surrounded by water lying in the south west of Entebbe peninsular where the International Airport is located that is used by the Uganda safari undertakers to connect to and from Uganda. Kalangala lies in the geographical coordinates of 0° 26′ 0.00″S, 32° 15′ 0.00″E.

The Ssese Islands are structured in two groups namely the Bugala group which is the largest and the Koome group named after Koome Island in the northwest. The two mentioned groups are set apart by the Koome channel as it is always encountered by travellers on Uganda safaris and tours. The range of other Islands in the Bugala section include; Bubeke, Bugaba, Bufimbira, Bukasa, Boyoya, Serinya and Funve The other Islands in Koome section include; Koome, Luwaji and Damba.

Exploring the Ssese Island destination is one of the memorable romantic encounters that you can ever have in Africa and Uganda in particular. It is a remarkable tropical paradise and best resort hotel of Brovad Sands Lodge. Resting in its fine sands with extended beaches surrounded by the blue fresh waters of Lake Victoria amidst the brightening sunshine of the tropics combine to qualify it as a great romantic destination for world honeymooners and thus worthy of including on the list of where to explore while planning safaris to Uganda.

The Ssese Islands are occupied by the native Bassese tribe which has close links to the Baganda and the Basoga with a close speaking dialect. The Islands traditionally were great spiritual sites in the area and ancestral spirits and gods were thought to be residing there. The Islands were noted earlier in the books of explorers with Henry Stanley noting their inhabitants as principal canoe builders and the greater number of sailors of Mutesa’s Empire. Thus visiting this site is tracing the footsteps of the great travel giants.

Undertaking sport fishing encounter on the shores with possibility of getting the gigantic Nile Perch also adds a thrilling encounter to your stay on the Islands. The Sssese Islands also have got impressive wildlife including primates like vervet monkey and colobus monkey not forgetting a range of bird species such as hornbill, robin-chats, barbets, turaco, weaver, flycatcher, fish eagle, paradise fly catcher, kingfisher, palmnut vultures, brown-throated wattle-eye, great cormorants, colorful butterflies and little egret.

For more information about Ssese Islands and making your reservation, just contact us through stay@sseseislandsresorthotel.com or call us now on +256-701367970.