Kampala, (UG):- In the 90s, Munyonyo was still considered an inhospitable backwater finishing village best by marauding money and pillaging the farmers’ crops.

In the late 90s, Dr Sudhir Ruparelia – Chairman, Ruparelia Group of Companies acquired tracks of land there, with a dream of building a lakeside retreat for his family and friends to relax at over the weekend and without having to drive out of the city centre – Kampala.

However, as construction started on the cottages (now the Presidential Cottages) and the horse stables, Dr Ruparelia’s dream “spiralled” out of control from a family retreat into, the now 90-acre resort that is home to the five-star Speke Resort Munyonyo and Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort and is the premier resort in Uganda.

When it comes to accolades the resort has a number of them as testimony from United Nations Conferences, African Union Summits, to rock concerts. The crowning moment for the magnificent resort was when it was chosen to host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2007.

There is more to Speke Resort Munyonyo and Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort than just a venue for meetings. It’s a resort that accomplishes all – meetings, conferences, leisure, weddings, excursions and so much more.

The Resort has 8 well-appointed bars and restaurants. Guests looking for a luxury dining restaurant at the resort can choose from the resort’s traditional, thatched, open-air dining spaces, Lakeside Grill, and the charming Viking Bar.

Besides the resort’s tasted and proven classic services, you should not forget Speke’s luxury dining restaurants.

Speke Resort also offers private, candlelit dinners for two under the stars where you can enjoy a specially curated menu, designed in collaboration with their master chefs, accompanied by soft, traditional Ugandan music instruments and the sound of Lake Victoria.

Ruparelia Group under Speke Group of Hotels also boasts of other hospitality facilities such as Kabira Country Club, Speke Hotel, Dolphin Suites, Tourist Hotel, Forest Cottages, Speke Resort Bujagali Falls, Speke Paradise Resort, among others.

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