One&Only Nyungwe House


The resort sits shoulder-to-shoulder with the ancient and well-preserved Nyungwe National Park. Here guests connect with the majesty of nature and tune in to a fully sensorial experience – from the sounds of forest wildlife to the vivid shades of endless green. Everything about the environment intrinsically nurtures optimal well-being. 

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One&Only Nyungwe House is Africa’s rarest retreat, a reviving place to feel completely free and aligned with nature. Find space to disconnect in rooms that blend seamlessly with nature, all set within a working tea plantation. Allow unspoiled wilderness to energise you and be awed by the vast beauty of Africa’s oldest rainforest which encircles the resort. The naturally healing properties of the surroundings pair with mindful practices, local experiences, and salubrious gastronomy to nurture an effortless sense of well-being.


  • Complimentary room upgrade subject to availability at check-in
  • $100 USD equivalent Resort or Hotel credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Welcome Amenity (not specified)
  • Complimentary 12pm check-in subject to availability at check-in
  • Complimentary 4pm check-out subject to availability on day of check-out
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


Distance from Airport

42.4 miles to Kamembe Airstrip

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Food and Drink

The resort only has one restaurant called the Dining Room. Overlooking our stunningly green tea plantation, enjoy an intimate dining experience that showcases the freshest locally grown ingredients. We offer meals from the Rwandan heartland, with our kitchen tailoring daily menus to suit your individual tastes and preferences. Enjoy delicious, comforting dishes inspired by Africa’s diverse culinary culture in our restaurant, or on the sunny outdoors terrace.

Dining Room


Cocooned in the heart of a working tea farm, our intimate spa features two spacious treatment rooms and reflects the best aspects of Nyungwe Forest’s irrepressible beauty. An expansive deck and lounging area leads off from the welcoming entrance, connecting you to the peaceful and uplifting surroundings of nature where you can rest and soak up the healing energy of the forest with a cup of healing herbal tea before or after your treatment.


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If you would like to book your next holiday or are looking for inspiration please to get in touch with our team. We look forward to booking your next escape!
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