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Gately on Nile

On the world-famous Lake Victoria in Jinja, Uganda, is a wonderfully renovated colonial guesthouse. Many happy guests attest to the fact that Gately on Nile is the best place to stay in Jinja. As a relaxing country retreat, Gately on Nile offers a home away from home for both tourists and businesspeople alike.

Exotic gardens surround the central guesthouse and the resident cottages. Five elegant en-suite bedrooms are in the main reception building, and several thatched cottages are scattered throughout the property. The newest addition is a modern, rock-and-shingle roof house attached to two double-storied wooden cottages. These hideaways are characterized by rustic charm blended with contemporary elegance. Each luxury accommodation boasts spectacular panoramic views of Lake Victoria and the Nile River.

The on-site restaurant offers an array of delicacies for breakfast, lunch, and garden tea. Serving authentic Thai cuisine as well as traditional continental favorites, the chef creates combinations that delight and surprise guests. The Sundowner Terrace Lounge offers an array of drink selections to guests as they relax to the beauty of an African sunset. Broadband wireless internet is freely available, and an in-house masseuse is available seven days a week. Owner and staff are committed to providing excellent personal service so that guests enjoy the ultimate getaway experience.

The Nile River is the center of many exciting excursions for visitors of Gately on Nile. Whether you choose to visit the source of the Nile (only a mile away!) or raft the river’s grade-five rapids, the river is sure to be a highlight. Other adventure options include boating to idyllic islands, quad biking along the riverbanks, canoeing, birdwatching, kayaking, and more.

Visits to Bujagali Falls, mountain bike trips in Mabira Forest, tours of Nile breweries, horseback safaris, village walks, local fishing trips on Lake Victoria as well as golf, tennis, squash, and swimming at Jinja Club are additional popular activities sure to make a visit to Gately on Nile the trip of a lifetime.

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