One&Only Resorts expands their portfolio with One&Only Nature Resorts, specifically the One&Only Nuyngwe House in Rwanda – opening Summer 2017

One&Only Resorts, a collection of award-winning luxury resorts in beautiful locations across the globe, has announced they will expand their portfolio with One&Only Nature Resorts, specifically One&Only Nuyngwe House (Summer 2017) in Rwanda.

It will offer incredible and captivating once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including access to nature’s best kept secrets through an inspired itinerary, curated for the most discerning global travellers. 

Intimate in size, the architectural design of the resort will respect the surroundings and cleverly frame the best aspects of the natural beauty.  Minimal impact will be made to the location, from development through to operations and guests will have an opportunity to ‘give back’ with hands-on, interactive, immersive experiences with the local community, each perfectly curated to the destination.  

One&Only Nyungwe House is designed to fit harmoniously within its natural surroundings and is situated in Gisakura, a working tea plantation, on the edge of the Nyungwe National Park. The Nyungwe Forest is thought to be one of the oldest forests in Africa, with incredible diversity including over 13 different species of primates, representing 20% of all the apes in Africa and 75 different species of mammals.

Luxury suites and villas will be modern in design, yet with traditional African touches, each overlooking the vast African terrain with private decks and fire places.

Guests can explore the National Park including exploratory treks to discover chimpanzees, black and white colobus monkeys, grey – cheeked mangabeys and the Kamiranzovu Swamps and Waterfalls.  Bird watching should not be missed with over 275 species of birds in the lush surroundings, including giant hornbills, great blue turacos and red-breasted sparrow hawks being amongst the bird-watcher’s favourites. Cultural walks can also be enjoyed. One&Only Nyungwe House will begin welcoming guests in 2017.

Krys Lunardo

Co-Founder + Editor-In-Chief

With an educational background in Architectural Studies and Fine Art History from Sheridan College and The Daniel’s Faculty of Architecture at The University of Toronto, Editor-in-Chief Krystal has always had her hands dipped in the pool of extraordinary design and possessed a deep appreciation of all art forms.

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