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Imagine an unspoiled rain forest bordering a beach with clear clean water. Imagine waking up to the sound of the waves and the birds. Now that is Banda Island!

Now add campfire, yummie food, crazy buildings and comfortable accommodation, plus a great team to take care of you during your stay.

DMS: -0° 15′ 23.90″, +32° 24′ 22.91″, DD: -0.256639, 32.406364

 

Banda some 10 years ago – the forest has taken over

Ten hectare of the island were leased in late 1990’s by Dominic Symes (aka King Dom of Banda) and it opened as a resort in 1999. Dominic died in May 2011 and ever since his friends are keeping Banda island alive in his memory.

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Banda is a typical place to relax. So bring a book and chill. There is quite an interesting bird life to watch from your chair or hammock along the shore, and there is also the occasional family of otters passing by.

Your own beach - with a view!

Your own beach – with a view!

The most popular past time for customers seems to be stretching out after a large meal, or soaking up some skin cancer on the sandy palm fringed beaches. However, the swimming is superbly relaxing and there is nothing nasty in the water (do check out the page on Schistosomiasis/Bilharzia!).

We have two beautiful Back Gammon games built into our dining table. Worth trying! Also on the beach you find a net and a volleyball waiting for you to sweat out the huge lunch before you settle for a shandy on the beach. We also have Jenga, Petanque, Darts and various other games for you. No boredom on Banda.

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Another popular past time is jetty fishing or swimming to the tiny outcrop in front of the beach and enjoy a great sunset from there as well. We also offer trolling with Kato with a good chance to catch Nile Perch.

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If you are an avid sailor you can take our Laser our for a spin.

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Is this all too much ‘water’ for you take a walk to the lookout hill through the rain forest where you have a splendid view of the Ssese islands or continue and visit the Fishing village on the other side of the island. You can find more pictures in the Images of Banda Page.
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Check out our rates page for the available accommodation options. All rates include all meals plus tea and coffee all day.

We hope to welcome you on Banda Island!

 Check out the reviews of previous visitors!

You can also find us on:

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2017 May  ———————————————————-

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2017 April ———————————————————-

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Banda Island is proud to support the Nile River Festival, Africa’s largest and longest running whitewater festival.

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2016 November —————————————————–

Working on the red-tiled cottage:

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Eli coming back with his friends

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2016 August ———————————————

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2016 June ———————————————

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2016 May — WE GOT IT!!!! ————————————————-

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ron Oren
    Aug 06, 2012 @ 20:33:03

    Deer Petra,

    So nice to hear that the Blood brothers are back!! I had the privilege to organize their first visit in the island many years ago, it’s still fresh in my mined! Please Send Alex, and the whole band deep regards from Ron and Adva!! Please send me a contact to them mail and phone I’ll be grateful.

    I wanted to talk with you about the Eco Project I’m working on, did you get my mails? If you have a phone number send me I’ll be happy to talk and think of ways to work together.

    In any case please jast let me know that you got the mail, because I was not sure that it got to you..

    All the best fan joy and love

    Ron

    Reply

    • bandaisland
      Aug 07, 2012 @ 08:00:04

      Hello Ron!

      Yes I got your mails …. and replied! Will check what happened. Would be great to welcome you back on Banda. Incidentally at the Games and Flames we had a couple (Gilbert and Brenda) who were at this first ever Bloodbrothers bash!

      have a good day!

      Petra – 0772 222 777

      Reply

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