Our Lakefront Guesthouse
Accommodation near Kalangala, Lake Victoria, Uganda
We offer ”one” nice, clean, comfortable self-contained mini-apartment and “one” self contained guestroom suited for max 2 persons, and even a dormitory for up to 8 persons, as well as a kind, warm and welcoming atmosphere.
For long term guests (2 month’s +) , by example researchers, writers, etc…. we are able to customize the furniture arrangement to address the guests particular needs.
Price : € 15,- “shared” accommodation, per person, per night, breakfast incl., in the dormitory
Price: € 25,- “shared” accommodation, per person, per night, full board in the self contained guestroom
Price: € 40,- “exclusive-not shared” occupation, per night, full board in the self-contained mini-apartment or guestroom.
Full board includes : Daily, three good home cooked European/African fusion meals and one beverage at the table. Extra’s can be purchased.
Green 220V Solar Power, Sat-TV (excl. Dormitory), MTN Internet Access
If wanted; Immersion into our work, our challenges, our day to day life.
As the islands future is connected to tourism, we like to teach our girls to become more proficient in the hospitality and or service industry, while earning some income to sustain ourselves.
Take a (3.5 hour) Ferry from the Entebbe, Nakiwogo Landing site to Kalangala, the Lutoboka Beach Landing site. From the Kalangala Ferry’s Landing site (Lutoboka Beach) to Bery’s Place in Mweena (+/-6KM)
Alternatively you can come via Masaka and use the Luku-Bugoma Ponton Ferry (45min).
From the Bugoma Landing site to Bery’s Place in Kalangala Mweena Landing site (+/-50KM)
From Kalangala to the small fishing village Mweena (+/-3KM).
Just ask anyone for directions to “Bery’s Place in Mweena”!
Median & Long Term Volunteer Center
we provide Island wide volunteer opportunities for social and medical sciences graduates, post graduates, semi- or retired professionals, but also for educators, IT’s, webdesigners, builders and such with related construction skills, gardeners, farmers, landscapers, even for such with experience in the hospitality and catering industry. However the need for volunteers and hands-on help is much larger, so don’t hesitate if your particular skill hasn’t been mentioned here.
Initially we will see how we can absorb your skills and talents, even your personality within our own organization or partner organizations ( http://www.Pina-Ug.org or https://www.facebook.com/PeopleInNeedAgency or https://www.facebook.com/namusoke.asiambajja ), alternatively will link you to other Institutions like schools and hospitals, NGO’s, CSO’s CBO’s here within the Kalangala District with a need for your input.
We here at Bery’s Place, can provide you with a base to operate from, a temporary home address, a introduction to local do’s and dont’s, culture and traditions, provide the network, the linkages with authorities, provide accommodation, if necessary basic medical care in close cooperation with the Regional Health Centers/Referral Hospitals, a type of support-center while here on the Ssese Islands. A “Home away from Home”.
“Median & Long” term meaning : Minimum 1 month, preferable 3 months or longer.
What is its cost : For these making use of our accommodation mentioned above, we offer volunteers exclusively a 10% discount on our posted rates above.
Other services in exchange for a one time donation either financing the education or care of a girl-child we provide care for, for the upkeep and improvement of our facility and it’s installations, or otherwise, as the need arises. Call us for details.