Location: Gisakura, Nyamasheke Nyungwe Forest Reserve, Rwanda.
From the wild depths of Nyungwe Forest, staying at One & Only Nyungwe House. Here, in the heart of Rwanda, lies the oldest rainforest on earth, home to rare primates and reptiles, orchids, butterflies and exotic birds. The cherished Nyungwe Forest National Park is a 102,000-hectare expanse of mountain rainforest, just south of Lake Kivu on the Burundi border is a sanctuary, where animals roam free, locals are few, and guests scarcer still.
Situated in five striking wooden villa clusters, the treetop-skimming, luxury suites and rooms are secluded in wonderfully untamed surroundings, accommodating all adventure seekers and paying homage to Rwanda’s beauty and heritage. Enjoy exceptional dining and selected beverages included in your stay, plus two signature resort experiences daily.
The Dining Rooms’ Kitchen: celebrates a sustainable farm-to-table concept, home-style dishes with a fine dining aesthetic. Dress Code: Smart resort wear, and Guests must be aged over 10years.
Tea Lounge Bar: offers Cocktails and Beverages, where masterfully mixed cocktails meet incredible rainforest vistas on our open-air deck.
High Tea in the Jungle: discover local teas, sweet pastries and casual snacks overlooking the Lodge’s working plantation, the elegant Tea Lounge is in sync with its stunning surroundings.
Uniqueness of this Lodge
Being One & Only 5 Star luxury Chain Lodge with 22 rooms situated in 5 Wooden Villas. One and Only lodge Nyungwe is surrounded by a tea estate/plantation with beautiful views of all the time. Suspended over the slopes of the forest and offering breathtaking jungle view, which is located Zero distance from Nyungwe Forest National Park.
In 2 Bedroom Forest Suite (131sqm / 1410sqft) – Sleeps 4 in 1 King Bed. 2 Queen Beds. Boasting primeval forest views, our Two-Bedroom Forest Suite is designed for the wild at heart and inquisitive of spirit. Ideal for those travelling with friends or family, our luxury suite offers plenty of room across large living spaces and private outdoor decks, so you can unwind in an engaging rainforest experience.
Nestled between lush rainforest and verdant tea plantations, this luxury Two-Bedroom Forest Suite offers a Balcony, Separate Bath, Sitting Area, Tea/Coffee, TV, Shower, Satellite or Cable, King Sized Bed, Minibar, Pool and Connecting Room.
The master bedroom boasts a four-poster King-sized bed, the second bedroom includes queen-sized twin beds. Both bedrooms offer their own wood-burning stoves, en suite bathrooms and private decks with hypnotic views. The bathrooms feature twin vanities, a walk-in shower, and a deep standalone bath.
Our Nyungwe Room (44sqm / 473sqft) Sleeps 2) 1 King Bed or 2 Twin Beds) is the perfect immersive retreat for your luxury once-in-a-lifetime Rwandan experience. With your choice of a king-sized bed or two twin beds, the signature bedroom is secluded within lush treetops and opens out to a large, private balcony, TV, Satellite or Cable, In-suite check-in, King sized Bed, Minibar, Pool, Sitting Area, Tea/Coffee, Shower and Separate Bath.
With plenty of room to stretch out, the bedroom offers a plush lounging area. Fully-furnished, the open space invites you to step outside to soak up the sounds of the wilderness and watch rare birds dart overhead. Keep an eye out for the jungle’s most mischievous residents; curious colobus monkeys. Exceptional dining and selected beverages are included in your stay, plus two signature resort experiences daily.
Lodge Amenities: Dining Room, Tea Lounge, Tea Lounge Bar, all room units feature air conditioning, fireplace, private mini bar, hair dryer and flat-screen TV with cable channels. Some units include a seating area and/or patio. One & Only features free Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, two Spa suites – one couples’ suite with outdoor jungle-view showers, and one single suite, both offering private decks that reach out into the rainforest for relaxation or outdoor treatments.
Primate trekking expeditions, Birdwatching, Nature walks and hiking, Cultural tours, Night jungle exploration, Tea plantation visit, Yoga, Archery, Community visits.