One & Only Gorilla's Nest



Gorilla’s Nest is One & Only’s 2nd luxury lodge in Rwanda. Situated at the foothills of the Virunga Volcano Range and surrounded by the Ecalyptus forest. One can enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime personal encounter with the rare and majestic mountain gorillas roaming free in their natural habitat. Gorilla’s Nest is a collection of 21 lodges and suites, each offering their own unique luxuries and amenities, besides the majestic views of the forest and mountains. The main restaurant "Nest”, serves delectable local dishes cooked with organically grown ingredients. Holistic tailored treatments using plant-based African ingredients are offered at the spa. The stay here awakens a freedom of spirit and wild sense of adventure.


One&Only Gorilla’s Nest Located 120 kilometres northwest of capital Kigali, a 2.5-hour scenic drive or 25 mins by chartered helicopter ride from Kigali international Airport.

  • 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
  • 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
  • Discover the highlights and the secrets of the Volcanoes National Park with One&Only’s  inclusive, signature, and private experiences.

  • Gateway Experience

  •  Close encounters with the endangered Mountain Gorillas found only in this part of the world and Spot Golden Monkeys, playful in the canopy, and a wealth of exotic birds, some found only here
  • Visit zoologist Dian Fossey’s Karisoke Research Centre to learn first hand about her celebrated work with mountain gorillas
  •  Climb the Volcano and discover the intriguing species of flora and fauna
  •  Enjoy heart-warming interactions with locals and learn about their unique ways of life, discovering secrets of their culture, cuisine, and more 
  • Accomodation

    The resort has 21 guest lodges and suites – 14 guest rooms (king), 2 nos. of 4Bedroom Forest Lodges and seven one-bedroom suites, including two super suites. Modern in design, yet with traditional Rwandan influences, each overlooks the vast African terrain with private decks and in-room fireplace.

    Service & Amenities

    > 21 guest lodges and suites 
    > Food & Beverage on All Inclusive basis 
    > In Room Dining
    > One&Only Spa, with 2 private treatment rooms
    > A fitness centre
    > A range of on-resort and off-site experiences available
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    From USD 4100 per night, all inclusive

    Valid Upto: 31-Dec-2023