One & Only Nyungwe House is set on a dramatic mountainous edge of the Nyungwe Forest, the charismatic Nyungwe House is a dreamy forest retreat. Guided excursions take you through one of Africa’s oldest rain forests to source old primate species and rare birds amidst a primeval setting of indigenous orchids, bamboo and giant bracken ferns. The Nyungwe forest is believed to have remained lush-green even through the Ice Age which explains much of its sustained biodiversity.
Engage with Rwandan culture at the estate’s working tea plantation discovering East African stories and crafts. Back at the lodge, enjoy every creature comfort and hospitality from gourmet local cuisine, Rwandan coffee for breakfast and luxury treatments at the One & Only Spa.
23 luxury rooms and suites housed in 5 villa structures, All rooms feature balconies with views of Nyungwe Forest, All rooms feature an open fireplace with fragrant eucalyptus wood, Natural linen and textiles crafted by the Rwandan people, Authentic local and world cuisine in a variety of settings, Fresh ingredients from the chef’s own garden, Gourmet picnics packed to take on hikes, Outdoor yoga pavilion overlooking mountain vistas, Holistic therapy treatments at the One & Only spa, Cultural initiatives and interactions with Rwandan customs as well as An idyllic infinity pool with bar lounge.
Nyungwe House situated in a tea plantation close to the Nyungwe forest. This lodge was the first ever 5-star accommodation establishment in the region. It has some of the best facilities in Rwanda and very good service.
Nyungwe House has luxury facilities such as a gym and a swimming pool, and overlooks the forest canopy so you are guaranteed some good views of the scenery in the area. It has comfortable luxury rooms, one of them even has a Jacuzzi.
Board basis is full board and it includes meals. You can either dine outdoors, or in the restaurant, or in your room. There is access to WIFI, and telephone services, so you can communicate to people back home. There are also sate-lite TVs in the rooms to keep you in touch with the rest of the world.
Guests at the lodge have the opportunity to go chimpanzee tracking, go on guided walking through Nyungwe forest, and enjoy the canopy walk and bird watching in Nyungwe forest national Park.
Set right beside an ancient rain forest alongside a working tea plantation lies the One & Only Nyungwe House. You will be totally immersed within the area’s wildlife and incredibly warm culture. Dining amongst the wilderness with delicious nibbles available, settled beside the warmth of a burning fire, this is the perfect secluded oasis to enjoy the sights and sounds of the African bush.
Literally taste the rain forest with freshly prepared food grown right on the doorstep. Step out of your luxuriously designed room set in a completely private area and enjoy a totally romantic experience.
Indulge in a number of fantastic activities such as mountain biking, nature trekking or just sit back, relax and enjoy the surrounding area, it is what you want it to be.