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Located about 1km from Lutoboka Bay, 500m from Kalangala town and 300m from the main road from Lutoboka Landing Site to Kalangala Town. The gardens are at the boundary of Lutoboka Central Forest Reserve, a medium altitude moist evergreen forest, which is globally known for Lutoboka Point, one of the under 30 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Uganda.

Come enjoy our plush green gardens, while basking in nature’s glory and make friends with our comrades: the monkeys and birds which call Philo home. Home to a number of bird species all year round and even some migratory birds at certain times of the year, bird watchers and enthusiasts will have quite the experience. Depending on season, you may be fortunate to hear the whistling screeching and singing of the African Grey Parrot at close range or witness the amorous courtship displays of the pin tailed whydah or African Paradise flycatcher...

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Our rooms and accommodation services are built upon our unique strengths and an established reputation.

Our Rates
  • Twin Rooms: UGX 70,000 per room per night
  • Double: UGX 150,000 per room per night
  • Cottage: UGX 150,000 per room per night
  • Deluxe: UGX 200,000 per room per night
  • Family Cottage : UGX 340,000 per room per night
All rooms sleep two people.

Honey Moon: 3 nights, 4 days, accommodation for 2, full continental breakfast, lunch and dinner choice, evening tea with bite, complimentary fruit basket from Philo, Self-guided or Driven forest walks. Price: 1.3m

Christmas/Easter Package (Full-board)

Accommodation in any of our rooms, full continental breakfast, buffet, Christmas lunch, choose between bonfire or candlelit dinner, board games, and many more services. Price: ( Contact us for details )

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Ssese Islands

The islands occupy the northwestern corner of Lake Victoria, the second-largest freshwater lake in the world. The largest island in the archipelago is called Bugala Island. Its largest town, called Kalangala serves as the headquarters of the district that carries the same name (Kalangala District). Kalangala is located approximately 51 kilometres (32 mi), across water, southwest of Entebbe, in Wakiso District, on the Ugandan mainland. The coordinates of the district are:0° 26′ 0.00″S, 32° 15′ 0.00″E (Latitude:-0.4333; Longitude:32.2500)

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