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Banda Island Resort and Campsite

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The perfect place to seize the stars at night and take a rest in the hammock on a beach during the day. The team was very helpful with organising the boat ride. It’s quite a ride, so it’s best to stay 2 nights.

Thank Stefanie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights out at Banda Island staying in the Beach Cabins. The trek out took almost 6 hours by boat, but we finally made it! Doreen was our lovely host, and did a great job taking care of us. We went fishing, hiked...More

Thank Matt B
Response from Banda_Island, Patron at Banda Island Resort and CampsiteResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Matt, Thanks for the review, Doreen is delighted! You took six hours! O dear... that is way way too long. Let me find out what happened. I am heading to Banda next week and will find out about the adventure course. It should be...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights on banda island. Everything was organized very well, and arranging everything upfront with the owners went very smoothly. The food is very very tasty (fresh fish!), the island is beautiful and clean, and sunsets and sunrises are amazing (which you can...More

Thank Lotte S
Response from Banda_Island, Patron at Banda Island Resort and CampsiteResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lotte, Thanks for the wonderful review! Doreen is happy and so are we: It is nice to hear our efforts to get you to Banda smoothly are valued. Yeah! The shower is a hit indeed. Better than home. :-) We hope to see you...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018

Banda Island is a very beautiful place, I've only spent one night but the Island needs more ! the people there are welcoming , I had fun playing lots of different games , thanks Doreen ! I find it mainly suitable for young couples or...More

Thank AmrMekawy
Response from Banda_Island, Patron at Banda Island Resort and CampsiteResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi AmrMekawy, Great you had a good time, do come again for more days. The landing site and getting into the boat is a bit daunting indeed. An adventure by itself - for some people the highlight of the trip! :-) Doreen is the queen...More

Reviewed April 28, 2018

A wonderful place in the nature, where is possible to find peace and relax. Everything is more beautiful thanks to the sympathy and kindness of Doreen and all the staff. Typical food is served (the chapati for breakfast is amazing) and there is also the...More

Thank Matteo T
Response from Banda_Island, Patron at Banda Island Resort and CampsiteResponded 4 weeks ago

Caro Matteo, Thanks! It was a pleasure to have you on Banda. We are all hoping you will indeed come back. We will make an XXL campfire for you. :-) Ciao and greetings from all of us! Petra

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Beachfront
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Breakfast included
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Banquet Room
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Kasule I
March 9, 2018|
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Response from PetraKampala_Uganda | Property representative |
Hello I. Kisule! You can reach us by gmail (banda.island) if you have whatsapp send us a message on 0772 222 777. Hope to see you on Banda!
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Mara30Stewart
June 29, 2015|
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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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"lived in the dormitory, but there's a cottage for a little more."
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"Cabins on the beach"
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"The lazy camp is a great budget option!"
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"Most definitely the Safari Tents -- amazing views."
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