One&Only Gorillas Nest

A recent addition to the luxurious One&Only portfolio, Gorillas Nest is nestled at the base of the magical Virunga mountain range in Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park. The perfect place for a breath-taking experience with the incredible mountain gorillas, the resort is a modern and comfortable paradise for guests to explore the the wilds of Rwanda from.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

The resort offers 21 nests for guests to enjoy, each encircled by eucalyptus and with views of the volcanoes. Surrounded by trees for the ultimate private retreat, each suite has been carefully designed to blend into the surrounding natural environment. Each room type offers the same incredible views with slightly different interiors. The Forest Lodge King rooms are available in one or two bedroom options and come complete with a private deck, and open-air and indoor showers.For guests that want that extra touch of extravagance, there are 3 suites available.

The Virunga Suite has floor to ceiling glass windows in both the bedroom and lounge space. Guests can indulge in an open-air bath on the private deck.

The Ingagi Suite brings guests into the jungle with an outdoor bath and shower, as well as a lounge on the large deck. A private kitchen is also attached to the suite, where guests have a chef and butler on call if guests want an in-room dining experience.

The Silverback Suite allows guests to live like kings and queens in a jungle paradise. The suite comes with a large bedroom, living and dining area and a large fireplace. A multi-level deck provides guests with incredible views of the surrounds. An open-air lounge and barbeque terrace allow guests to relax from their own private space. To complete the experience, a private plunge pool looks out into the National Park. A chef and butler are on call so guests never have to leave their luxury nest.

In addition to the amazing accommodation Gorillas Nest provides, the sensational dining experience features local flavours and ingredients from the resort's gardens. The dining experience features meals in different areas of the resort throughout a stay; by the fire, under the tree canopy, or in the resort treehouse. Guests will also have a chance to taste the signature ingredient in the beverages- rose petals from the surrounding rose bushes.

Getting There

2.5 hour transfer from Kigali or arrive by helicopter (subject to additional costs)


Gorilla Tracking, Spa and wellness experiences, visit to Dian Fosset's research centre, volcano climbing, local cultural experiences.

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