Lake Victoria Serena
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 Golf Resort & Spa is the latest in Serena East Africa Portfolio. This 5* luxury Uganda hotel opened its doors in October 2009.
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 Golf Resort & Spa offers 112 Deluxe Guest Rooms. there are eight Executive Suites and two Presidential Suites. All accommodations are appointed in elegant Mediterranean hues of terracotta and cream. The splendor of the surroundings is reflected in spaces featuring fresh designs and décor. It comes with an extra abundant natural light.
The Resort offers both a contrast to and an extension of the 5-star Kampala Serena Hotel.
All rooms and suites are well crafted. This is to meet the needs of business and Uganda safari tours. It comes with complimentary high-speed Internet, mini bars and flat-screen televisions. This is with satellite channels and private balconies with lake views.
They are housed in typically Tuscan villas. These rooms are widely spaced around the terraced rose gardens. The deluxe 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 The Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort
Dining at the Lake Victoria Serena is influenced by the vibrant culinary tradition. There is also the heritage of Kampala. Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa presents refined, Mediterranean-style and International cuisine. This is combined with impeccable service in six distinctive restaurants and bars. Enjoy the Tuscan-inspired vivaciousness of the Citadel Restaurant. There is the casual sophistication of the Marina Restaurant at Indigo. Here you will have a 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, the restaurants use only the best meats. There are 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 is also open for hosting private functions. You can enjoy parties during the week except Friday through Sunday.
The Citadel is an all-day brasserie that offers both an international selection. The Chef’s own array of typical Mediterranean cuisine. There is a wide selection of snacks can be enjoyed. This is either on the extensive Lake View Pool Terrace, in the Courtyard Lounge or on the Piano Bar Terrace.
This is located on the 1st floor of the main Citadel. The Lago restaurant is a modern, contemporary restaurant with a sophisticated design. This is enhanced by use of rich quality materials. The 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.
Kigo bar offers cosy warmth and rustic brick arches. It is the essence of Tuscan wine country elegance. It is a romantic spot for enjoying cocktails and a rich selection of old- and new-world wines. In the intimate ambiance or lake-view patio, guests can also enjoy Italian cuisine. This is from light fare, authentic Italian espressos and cappuccinos. There are also the finest Ugandan tea, fruit and herbal infusions.
It gazes out over the resort’s rose gardens and terraces. The Tuscan-styled Pool Bar is the place to meet. Here you will celebrate the moment with an afternoon cocktail. You can enjoy a perhaps a glass of champagne to toast another splendid Ugandan sunset.
It has 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.
Cancellation / Prepayment
PAYMENT & RESERVATIONS POLICY
Reservation and confirmation of a room at Lake Victoria Serena Resort has requirements. Clients are required to pay 50% down payment for the requested services. The balance will be required at least 14 days prior to your date of arrival.
African Safari Tour will hold a reservation for up to seven days at a client's request. This is to allow the client time to send a deposit payment. This is if Lake Victoria Serena Resort booking are over a month prior to the service. This must be received before we can confirm your booking. If confirmation is not received within the seven days all blocked rooms at Lake Victoria Serena Resort will be automatically released for re-sale. The full amount of the service must be made within 14 days of date of arrival at Lake Victoria Serena Resort. As for bookings within a month of service, full payment shall be requested for. This will be required before confirmation of Lake Victoria Serena Resort is undertaken.
All cancellations must be received in writing. This will take effect from the date received by African Safari Tour. The following cancellation charges will apply.
More than 56 days before departure: No cancellation fee
56-49 days before departure: 25%
48-29 days before departure: 35%
28-0 days before departure: 100%
The non-issuing of an invoice or non-payment of deposit will not exempt passengers from these cancellation and administration fees. We regret we can make no exception to the charges and strongly recommend that insurance is taken out to cover cancellation fees. These cancellation charges can vary subject to the trading terms of our suppliers.
Children and extra beds
Children older than 2 years are welcome at Lake Victoria Serena Resort. One child from 2 to 11.9 years is charged 50 % of the room stay per night and person in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds for children in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Accepted credit cards
Visa Card, MasterCard, American Express