Budget Byoona Amagara Island Retreat – Lake Bunyonyi

Posted by on July 19, 2016

Budget Lodging at the Byoona Amagara Island Retreat

Relax at the Budget Byoona Amagara Island Retreat – Lake Bunyonyi Geodomes


A nice relaxing place to stay -the Budget Byoona Amagara Island Retreat – Lake Bunyonyi. Located on a Lake Bunyonyi Island where you can simply be while staying in one of the Geodomes or cottages, there are also dorms at a most economical price for you convenience.  Byoona Amagara is a favorite with visitors to Lake Bunyonyi and you will find out why when staying here while on a Safari with us.


The Budget Byoona Amagara Island Retreat – Lake Bunyonyi is perfect for safari-goers that want to take a few days break from gorilla trekking, volcano climbing or hiking.  It’s unique one of a kind Geodome Rooms provide a different kind of feel to them compared to the lodging during the rest of your safari in Uganda and Rwanda.

Your stay here starts with a scenic boat ride in  a canoe or motorboat to the island from the market village of Rutinda.  A friendly staff welcomes you dockside and you check into your geodome, cottage, family cottage or dorm.

Budget Byoona Amagara Island Retreat – Lake Bunyonyi is offered at budget prices, the rooms are basic, the meals are sumptuous and tasty including the fresh, local crayfish.

If you are looking for affordability, basic lodging, than this is the right place.

Byoona Amagara not only provides lodging for Safari-Goers but makes a real and noticeable difference in the lives of the local community, especially children, a win-win situation for all.

 Meals here like most other lodges around the Lake offer the local delicacy – Crayfish. Crayfish is not native to Africa, neither to Uganda and Lake Bunyonyi.  It was brought here from Louisiana in the 1950’s and has thrived.  Locals have not acquired a taste for them unless a tourist introduced them to crayfish.

Sumptuous plates of tilapia, steaks, continental dishes are brought to you at mealtimes and then there is of course Ugandan fruit in abundance including for breakfast.

The Island can be explored with a guide and you can have a visit with the people who live here.  you can also on a birding walk, swim in the lake, paddle from island to island with a guide.

Byoona Amagara Island Retreat – a great place to relax and chill out.  Lonely Planet named Lake Bunyonyi as one of the top destinations in Uganda to relax and chill out…

Things to do and see – Lake Bunyonyi


Budget Byoona Amagara Island Retreat – Lake Bunyonyi -if you like to stay at this Island Resort during your safari in Uganda – let us know.