Welcome to the 2nd segment of the 15 best Uganda safari lodges in Lake Bunyonyi. In our last segment we managed to look at the 9 of these running from number 15 right down to the 7th lodge and now let’s review the 6 crème de la crème of these Uganda trip lodges at Lake Bunyonyi Uganda.

At number 6 is Bunyonyi Overland Resort.

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Located at the shores of stunning Lake Bunyonyi, Bunyonyi Overland Resort offers arguably some of the best views of the lake, Bunyonyi. This resort is also an ideal base for a stopover enroute to Bwindi Forest for Gorilla trekking. The lodge comes with 2 family cottages that have 2 separate bedrooms with capacity of accommodating 4 people. These family cottages have a fully equipped kitchen and a sitting lounge to give you a comfortable feeling of a cosy home away from home experience. The resort also boasts of 12 cottages that can accommodate 2 people each and 12 safari tents that are set on raised platforms with gorgeous views of the tranquil Bunyonyi lake. There is also the option of self-camping in the spacious garden for those with their own equipment, as well as a comfortable rent-a-mobile tent with or without bedding. Other amenities at the lodge include a children’s playground and sun terrace, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Free WiFi is featured and free private parking is available on site.

In 5th position is Bunyonyi Eco Resort

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Beautifully perched on a private island of Kahungye Bunyonyi Eco Resort is our bronze medal winning lodge, Bunyonyi Eco Resort is a truly lovely place to be as it really gives you the best views of Lake Bunyonyi. Set high on the saddle of a tree-clad ridge above the banks of Lake Bunyonyi, commanding panoramic views of the Island and across the lake. The resort has been styled to offer a showcase of cultural Certificate of excellence performance, heritage and traditional art. The lodge has 11 cottages, each of which is a stand-alone with spectacular views of the forest, lake Bunyonyi and the surrounding community. Here you can enjoy the sounds of the water waves as they hit the shores of the lake right beneath your legs and the relaxing atmosphere.


At number 4 is Bunyonyi Safaris Resort

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Bunyonyi Safaris Resort (BSR) is a countryside resort located on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi in Southwest Uganda. It’s been in operation since 2002.  The Resort is ideal for groups and families.

Accommodation is in form of 6 cottages and an extra 40 hotel rooms. All rooms are fully furnished and self-contained. The resort is ideal for groups, families, honey moon and corporate retreats. if you need a quiet, secluded and natural environment, this is it. The resort also offers the exclusive Bunyonyi Suite and Bunyonyi Deluxe, whose facilities include a private balcony, wooden floor, big windows and a perfect craftwork of woven bamboo.

In 3rd position is Arcadia Cottages

This lodge is beautiful tacked away on the shores of the impressive lake Bunyonyi, Arcadia cottages Bunyonyi lodge is a wonderful place to relax as you unwind from the tiring but rather fulfilling Uganda gorilla tour experience. This lodge has an impressive number of 25 cottages and each cottage overlooks the islands on Lake Bunyonyi. All cottages are also self-contained with a private deck for guests to enjoy the view in the comfort of their cottage. Besides the cottages, you can ably enjoy a wide range of services and amenities at this lodge which include outdoor pool, barbecue and children’s playground for your little ones to play .

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In 2nd place is Bunyonyi Rock Resort

Located on the shores of Lake Bunyonyi, Bunyonyi Rock Resort is  is our Silver medalist as it is one of the best places to stay if you choose to visit the Lake Bunyonyi area. With its total of 12 rooms, this lodge is a perfect place to give you that exclusivity you need yet not completely alone in order to have a wonderful time while visiting this tropical paradise. 9 of these cottages are self-contained while three are basic (not self-contained) Five of the self-contained rooms are in the family cottage with three rooms upstairs and two rooms downstairs. Each of these rooms has a private balcony, private showers, clear views of the lake and neighbouring communities. The resort’s restaurant serves visitors with all kinds of local and international cuisine.

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And the best lodge in Bunyonyi is Birdnest Resort

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We have finally made it to the top of them all, our winner is Birdnest Resort. This lodge is the epitome of pure sanctity of lodging at Lake bunyonyi. With a unique architectural design to mimic the real birds’ nests, Bird nest lodge strives to give you a blend of pure nature with the needs and comforts of luxury lodging.  All 15 rooms have full panoramic lake view completed with 7 cottages across the water in a peaceful ecological setting. This resort offers individually decorated, rooms, each boasting its own balcony with breathtaking Lake Bunyonyi views. The restaurant offers international cuisine as well as local dishes. Guests can unwind in a lounge area furnished with comfortable lounge seats and enjoy drinks from the bar, or simply relax by the natural ecological swimming pool.

This marks the end of our Uganda tour journey that has seen go through the best 15 safari lodges you can visit on your safari in Uganda to Lake Bunyonyi Uganda.

You can also read some of our other related articles

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The 10 Best Uganda Safari Lodges To Stay In While On A Uganda Wildlife Safari To Murchison Falls National Park. Part 2

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Regardless of your intended length of stay in Uganda for a Uganda wildlife safari or Uganda gorilla tour experience, we’ve got you covered with our wide range of packages which include short Uganda wildlife tours, these run from as low 2 days Uganda safari to Lake Mburo or 2 days Uganda wildlife tour to Queen Elizabeth. our  Long Uganda wildlife safaris, start from  7 days to and run to as long as 18 days even more depending on your choice of number of days you intend to spend while traversing this pristine Pearl of Africa.

For those on a Uganda gorilla tour adventure, we have short Uganda gorilla trips these run from a 3 days Uganda gorilla safari to Bwindi or a 4 days Bwindi gorilla safari and wildlife to Queen Elizabeth to long gorilla trekking Uganda tours that go to start from 6 days to 18 days for example 6 Days Uganda gorilla safari with chimpanzees. You can also try out our other signature Africa safaris that run through other Africa destinations such as Rwanda, Congo, Kenya and Tanzania and these include Rwanda gorilla safaris and these feature short Rwanda gorilla safaris as well as Long Rwanda gorilla safaris. Kenya wildlife tours also feature both short Kenya wildlife safaris and Long Kenya wildlife safaris. Tanzania wildlife safaris and Congo gorilla and wildlife safaris have also been featured on this website.







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