A seamless connection with natural Rwanda

Settled in the foothills of the magnificent Volcanoes National Park, only 120 kilometres northwest of Kigali, on the edge of the Virunga Mountains, One&Only Gorilla’s Nest provides enriching experiences and enchanting escapes; immersed in raw, Rwandan beauty that awakes a wild spirit of adventure.

Wander through lush forests, traverse magical landscapes and ascend epic volcanoes. Savour a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with majestic mountain gorillas roaming free in their own natural habitat. Discover intriguing species of plants, playful Golden Monkeys and a wealth of exotic birds. You could even visit zoologist Dian Fossey’s Karisoke Research Centre or enjoy heart-warming interactions with local people as you discover their unique way of life. After a fruitful day, return to One&Only comforts and relish a refreshing dip in the sparkling infinity pool, sample fresh cuisine crafted and inspired by local seasonal produce, or take time to pause at the peaceful spa.

An intimate collection of free-standing forest lodges and spacious suites sit suspended over sprawling, fragrant gardens – enticing sleepy explorers – with attractive amenities ranging from inviting fireplaces, viewing decks, al fresco showers and standalone baths; to secluded gardens, large lounges, private catering kitchens, personal chefs and even a butler! Breathe easy as you enjoy a seamless connection with the natural world from your own secluded sanctuary. Amongst swaying eucalyptus trees, framed by atmospheric volcanic vistas – you will find that the One&Only Gorilla’s Nest is more than just a place to sleep.


  • Located in the foothills of the Volcanoes National Park
  • Forest treks in search for majestic mountain gorillas
  • Karisoke Research Centre and cultural excursions
  • Infinity pool, spa, and fresh seasonal cuisine
  • Luxury free-standing forest lodges and spacious suites


Volcanoes National Park

Kinigi, Northern Province, 00250

Popular Facilities

  • Health Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Mountain Bikes
  • Fireplace

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From $2000 per person per night

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