Pearl Marina is a first-rate, mixed-use development in Entebbe, Uganda commissioned by Pearl Marina Estates Ltd (PMEL).

It offers luxury residences, top-notch hotel resorts, office parks, a retail centre, a marina as well as a wide range of sports and recreational activities, all supported by expertly planned, sustainable infrastructure.

This master-planned community shall sit on 389 acres of land on the Garuga Peninsula and will epitomize the lakeside life. Construction of the development is being executed in phases, and when complete, will have a built up area of 1,440,749 sq. m.


Sector Real Estate
Location Garuga, Uganda, 22KM from Entebbe International Airport and 32 KM from Kampala
Project Size Approximately 1.44M SQM of built up area once complete
Components Residential villas, duplexes, apartments, hotel resorts, marina and promenade with beachfront amenities, shopping Mall, healthcare facilities, an education complex, infrastructure and urban management systems as well as nature parks and trails
Timelines Phase one commenced in February 2015
Project Developers Athena Properties Limited
Project Owners Pearl Marina Estates Ltd, a subsidiary of Centum Investment Group


On 30 acres of land
Comprises of 120 housing units
Units currently available for uptake include:
  • 8 villas in a cluster each with a plunge pool
  • 4 bedroom individual villas along the lake complete with a plunge pool
  • 36 apartments which will be 3 storey with 6 apartments per block
A 150+ key 3 star hotel
A residence club house with conferencing facilities
A wide range of sporting activities including yachting, tennis, cycling, swimming, fishing, basketball, mini-soccer and kids play areas
High quality, reliable and sustainable infrastructure
A live fish restaurant and fish market managed by the locals
Board walk & Jetty
F&B outlets


Resort Hotel
  • A high quality resort facility that will offer short stay accommodation
  • Events square for private functions such as weddings
  • Conferencing facilities
Marina Development
  • For fishing, jet skiing, boat launching and berthing purposes
International School Development
  • Development of an international school with boarding facilities offering an International Curriculum to capture both Ugandan market and neighboring East African countries
Shopping Arcade
  • Development of a convenience shopping center


Marina Development
  • Expansion of the Marina and boardwalks to allow for docking of ferries, yachts and boats
  • Yacht club building with café, bar, changing rooms and marina office
Residential villas & apartments
Shopping Arcade
  • Expansion of the shopping center to include a variety of restaurants offering local & international cuisines, sports shops & gymnasium


Ferry Service
  • Operationalize a ferry service as part of the marina development
Residential Development
  • Villas, town/row houses and apartments will continuously be developed in response to the residential market
Shopping and Entertainment Center
  • Further expansion to the shopping center to create a sub-regional shopping center