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    Hairy Lemon Island

    Nazigo | Jinja, Hairy Lemon Island, Uganda
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    • Excellent76%
    • Very good16%
    • Average2%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible4%
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    Reviewed 22 April 2017

    What a fabulous place to find a perfect balance between relaxation and adventure away from the unreal world. A little piece of Utopia where the people are interesting, there's unlimited opportunity to try new past times like slack lining and frisbee golf, indulge in fishing...More

    Thank RichardN1996
    Response from hairylemonuganda, Owner at Hairy Lemon IslandResponded 25 April 2017

    Thank you very much for taking the time to write up a beautiful review of what we know as "our little piece of paradise"... it certainly is our Utopia...! With a range of activities to suit a variety of tastes; guests have the opportunity to...More

    Reviewed 17 February 2017

    We lived in Kampala for a couple of years and The Hairy Lemon was one of our favorite weekend escapes from the city. It is incredibly peaceful and you will not run out of activities; it is also great for kids of any age. There...More

    Thank Brinavet
    Response from hairylemonuganda, Owner at Hairy Lemon IslandResponded 4 March 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to write up your beautiful review of our little piece of paradise... it is indeed a haven for children as they able to explore nature in all its glory; red tailed monkeys cavorting in the tree tops...More

    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    I don't know where to start on this one. It is simply amazing sleeping with sounds of the water rushing by over rocks trying to make its way to somewhere, with no windows to your cottage, on an island far faraway from everything. Even from...More

    Thank Sleen_s
    Response from hairylemonuganda, Owner at Hairy Lemon IslandResponded 4 March 2017

    Thank you so much for putting into words the peace and tranquility that our island offers. There is something rather special and unique about being surrounded by fast flowing waters - natural therapy for one's soul. We hope to see you back on the island...More

    Reviewed 24 January 2017

    I had several unplanned days to roam around Uganda before my work started - I went rafting in Jinja, and heard through a friend about the Hairy Lemon. i got a ride to their boat lunch with a plan to stay one night, and loved...More

    Thank akashmgupta
    Response from hairylemonuganda, Owner at Hairy Lemon IslandResponded 7 February 2017

    Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a detailed and descriptive review of your time spent with us; made even better by your decision to stay another night! WOW - thank you. It is true that at this time of the...More

    Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

    The hosts, Nicky and Paul are amazing. They went out of their way to ensure our needs were met. Super fun New Year's evening. Unique setting with little islands inter linked with bridges. Activities galore. Suitable for all! Loved it!More

    Thank diane12342015
    Response from hairylemonuganda, Owner at Hairy Lemon IslandResponded 23 January 2017

    Thank you so much for taking time to write up your review. We so enjoyed having everyone around for New Years Eve... A real family occasion and super to see all our myriad of guests interacting and enjoying themselves. Wishing you a wonderful 2017 and...More

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    • 10
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    • Hairy Lemon Hotel Jinja
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    "The safari tents didn't seem super comfy, worth paying the extra for a twin room I think"
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    "Budget to mid-range, choose between en-suite cabins to army style luxury tents. Or camp!"
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    "Camping is our favorite option."
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    "Don't attempt to go here without a car"
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