One & Only Nyungwe House



One & Only’s luxury safari lodge is located in the ancient Nyungwe Forest in Rwanda, the largest mountain rainforest in Africa. This National Park covers approximately 1020 sq.kms of rainforest, bamboo, grassland, swamps and bogs; and is one of the last mountain rainforest habitats on the planet.A stay here gets you closer to over 13 different species of primate, lush and diverse habitats of Chimpanzees and various other endangered species of monkey.  The Nyungwe House is built within a working tea plantation of Gisakura deep within the heart of the forest. The 22 luxury rooms and suites with open fireplaces are situated in six stunning wooden villas that are designed to frame nature, with exceptional views of Nyungwe Forest. The resort’s has a farm-to-table restaurant and a spa that offers a blissful sanctuary inspired by nature. Exceptional dining and selected beverages are included in the stay, plus two signature resort experiences daily. It is a joyful retreat for guests looking for a moment of calm to complement their adventures in the Nyungwe Forest.


  • One&Only Nyungwe House is located in southwest Rwanda, just south of Lake Kivu. 
  • It is a 20-minute drive from the Uwinka reception centre (the main access point for the National Park) and five hours from the Rwandan capital Kigali.

  • An intimate, sophisticated resort in a unique secluded location in the heart of the beautiful Rwandan jungle. 
  • Explore the mesmerising African jungle with one-of-a-kind experiences
  • Explore untameable jungles and sky-high bridges spanning the treetops in Nyungwe National Park.
  • Set within a beautiful, working tea plantation
  • An opportunity to support the protection and conservation of the incredible local environment, local culture and community 
  • Indulge in signature rituals exclusive to One&Only Spa.
  • Tailor-made unforgettable experiences like private dining and tours, and secluded wellness activities
  • Gateway Experience

  • Trek with chimpanzees and monkeys on expertly guided animal encounters
  • Hike through the rainforest and walk the tree top canopies and spot exotic birds and reptiles
  • Photography trips to explore Rwanda’s rare fauna and flora. 
  • Interact with locals to discover secrets of their survival, their crafts, cuisine, customs and more
  • Discover the tea plantation and tea rituals 
  • Mountain bike through the lush forest terrain 
  • Enjoy a helicopter ride over incredible views.
  • Accomodation

    Situated in five striking wooden villa clusters, the 19 rooms and 3 suites are designed to blend seamlessly with the unique landscape of the rainforest with a host of elegant amenities. Each has a forest-view balcony, four poster bed, air conditioning and an indoor fireplace.

    Service & Amenities

    > 22 luxury rooms and suites 
    > Food & Beverage on All Inclusive basis 
    > In Room Dining
    > One&Only Spa, with 2 private treatment rooms
    > Al fresco yoga on the deck
    > Rwandan tea experiences at the resort’s private tea deck or at nearby Gisakura Tea Plantation
    >  A heated infinity pool
    > A fitness centre
    > A range of on-resort and off-site experiences available
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    From EUR 2248 per night, all inclusive

    Valid Upto: 31-Dec-2023