Lake Victoria Serena Resort stands on the shores of Africa’s largest lake. It is styled to replicate the lines of a classically rustic Roman villa. This might just as easily stand amid the sunflowers of the Tuscan Hills.
Lake Victoria Serena Resort
Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa is the latest in Serena East Africa Portfolio. This 4* luxury Uganda hotel opened its doors in October 2009.
With surroundings rich in natural beauty, your experience can be as active or as unhurried as you wish. Tee off on the premier PGA golf course in Uganda, a championship layout designed to challenge players of varying skill in a truly majestic setting.
Savour a captivating golf course, harbour views and fine wines at the Marina Restaurant. Set out from the boat landing for a romantic sunset picnic cruise on Lake Victoria or pamper yourself with an Andean hot stone therapy or deep tissue back massage at the Maisha Mind Body & Spirit Spa.
Choose from a range of engaging family and children’s activities, including, but certainly not limited to, mingling with the chimpanzees at the Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, tours of Kampala city or exploring the exotic flora of the Entebbe Botanical Gardens.
Location of Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa
Lake Victoria Serena Resort is on the shores of Lake Victoria. It is in the Kigo District, an equidistant between Kampala and Entebbe. This luxury Uganda resort is twenty minute’s drive from Entebbe International Airport. It is only twenty minute’s drive to the centre of Kampala. The resort will feature its own helipad. This is to offer link services to the flagship 5-star Serena Kampala Hotel.
Lake Victoria Serena Resort rises above white-terraced rose gardens. The gardens descend through water cascades and fountains. This goes almost to the shores of Lake Victoria. Lake Victoria Serena Resort has been positioned to offer you the best. It contrasts and is also an extension to the Kampala Serena Hotel. This ensures that the Serena embraces all aspects of Uganda’s social and corporate life.
Facilities at Lake Victoria Serena Resort & Spa
The central citadel is encircled by broad café and cocktail terraces. This is a gracious terracotta and cream palace. Here you will find cushioned sofas invite relaxation. Above the marble reception plays a Roman fountain. White-arched galleries rise to a clear glass atrium. Light goes through in shafts to illuminate the fountained courtyard below. A clock tower rises above the pool-deck.
This is beyond the mosaic frescoes of the main restaurant. Here colonnades of white arches offer the perfect frame. It is for the hazy blue of the lake and the encircling green of the Lweza Hills. There are clusters of pastel-painted villas that offer a choice of rooms and suites. They are widely spaced amongst the rose gardens. All the rooms enjoy panoramic lake views.
Accommodation at Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa
Lake Victoria Serena Resort has a selection of unique Lake Victoria accommodation. You can choose from 124 rooms. These are divided into 114 Standard Rooms, 8 Executive Suites and 2 Presidential Suites.
They are housed in typically Tuscan villas. These rooms are widely spaced around the terraced rose gardens. The Standard Room accommodation is elegantly presented in shades of terracotta and cream. Each room features either a queen-sized or two twin beds. The rooms come with a dressing table, work station and seating area. You have a balcony and lavish marble bathroom with walk-in shower.
The Executive Suites at Lake Victoria Serena Resort features a spacious living area. These rooms come with flat-screen TV, office space and second balcony.
This luxury resort has two Presidential Suites. They are located on the penthouse level of the main citadel. They feature a luxury en suite bedroom with king-sized bed. These suites have an elegant reception room. They have a dining room with private kitchen. They also come with a furnished terrace and staff accommodation. The Presidential floor also features its own private event or conference space.
Dining at Lake Victoria Serena Resort and Spa
Influenced by the vibrant culinary tradition and heritage of Kampala, Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa presents refined, Mediterranean-style and International cuisine with impeccable service in six distinctive restaurants and bars.
From the Tuscan-inspired vivaciousness of the Citadel Restaurant to the casual sophistication of the Marina Restaurant at Indigo with stunning views of the lake and golf course, you’ll enjoy a delectable experience while exploring delightful menu options.
With a focus on fresh, seasonal cuisine, our restaurants use only the best meats, dairy products, fruits and vegetables sourced from Kampala’s finest local providers.
Located at the golf club with a sweeping view of Lake Victoria, this restaurant serves an a la carte menu. The restaurant at Lake Victoria Serena Resort and Spa is also open for hosting private functions and parties during the week with the exception of Friday through Sunday.
The Citadel is an all-day brasserie that offers both an international selection and our Chef’s own array of typical Mediterranean cuisine. A wide selection of snacks can be enjoyed either on the extensive Lake View Pool Terrace, in the Courtyard Lounge or on the Piano Bar Terrace.
Located on the 1st floor of the main Citadel at Lake Victoria Serena Resort and Spa, The Lago restaurant is a modern, contemporary restaurant with a sophisticated design enhanced by use of rich quality materials and finishes giving an impression of luxury and sophistication. It is a high spend restaurant serving international cuisines and great wines. We go an extra mile to share our love affair with food and drinks.
The bar at Lake Victoria Serena Resort and Spa offers cosy warmth and rustic brick arches. Kigo Bar is the essence of Tuscan wine country elegance and a romantic spot for enjoying cocktails and a rich selection of old- and new-world wines. In this intimate ambiance or on the lake-view patio, guests can also enjoy light fare, authentic Italian espressos and cappuccinos and the finest Ugandan tea, fruit and herbal infusions.
Gazing out over the resort’s rose gardens and terraces, the Tuscan-styled Pool Bar is the place to meet and celebrate the moment with an afternoon cocktail or perhaps a glass of champagne to toast another splendid Ugandan sunset.
Equipped with a PA and an atmospheric lighting system, a mosaic dance floor and an ornate bandstand, this lively spot is the resort’s unofficial social epicentre.
Meetings and Conferences
Set at the edge of Africa’s largest lake, just 20 minutes from Kampala and Entebbe, the Lake Victoria Serena Resort & Spa offers an impressive destination for meetings, conferences and retreats of up to 300 delegates.
Within an easy 20-minute drive from Entebbe International Airport, our Mediterranean-inspired five-star resort offers more than impressive conference spaces. Panoramic lake views, emerald green fairways and an enchanting Tuscan character set the stage for one-of-a-kind corporate gatherings.
Here, conference planners and hosts will enjoy a destination that offers more than versatile venues and modern technology. With the help of our experienced staff, you can plan memorable opportunities for team building, fine dining, championship golf and exhilarating recreational activities. Whether you are hosting a company-wide sales meeting, a small board meeting or an incentive retreat to reward your colleagues, you will enjoy personalized, fully tailored services to ensure your vision is realized.
When your delegates aren’t connecting and collaborating in the meeting rooms, an array of outstanding activities and amenities await at Lake Victoria Serena Resort and Spa. From our Roman villa-style pool and the exquisite Maisha Mind Body & Spirit Spa to sunset cruises on Lake Victoria and 9 holes of word-class golf on Uganda’s best golf course, there are plenty of fun things to experience during your stay.