The Accommodation Portfolio

Rwanda

Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes Virungas Lodge - near Volcanoes National Park - Twin Lakes

                                                 

Volcanoes Virungas Lodge is located in a magnificent position perched high on a ridge overlooking the Virunga Volcanoes and the Musanze valley to the west and Lake Bulera and Ruhondo to the east. Each of the guest cottages has a private terrace with views and a warming fireplace inside for the cool Rwandan evenings. A cozy main lodge, various outdoor terraces all with amazing views and an educational library/map room complete the comprehensive amenities at this unique lodge.

Number of  cottages: 10

Distance to Volcanoes Park HQ: 40 minutes

 

Ellie says, "There are so many amazing views in this area but  it's really hard to beat the vistas from this lodge. A very special place and a great base for some other activities around the twin lakes as well as reasonably convenient for gorilla trekking and park activities"

 

Recommended for all.

Sabinyo silverback Lodge - near Volcanoes National Park

                                                 

Sabinyo Silverback Lodge comprises six cottages, two suites, one family cottage as wellas a main house all scattered on a steep hillside at the very edge of Volcanoes National Park. All are individual private stone cottages and feature large sitting areas, fireplaces, stylish en-suite bathrooms finished with Venetian plaster a dressing room and a sheltered veranda. The lodge has a wonderful old-world charm reminiscent of an English country home. The lodge is unque in that it is community-owned and so drives socio-economic and conservation initiatives in the communities adjacent to the National Park 

 

Number of rooms: 9

Familly Suite: 1 

Distance to Volcanoes Park HQ: 15 minutes

 

Ellie says, "This lodge feels like coming home to a beautiful country manor. Fantastic position, great food and a wonderful welcome"

 

Recommended for all  - Note there are a lot of steps - perfect for gorilla trek training.

Singita Kwitonda - near Volcanoes National Park

Singita Kwitonda is a sleek and stylish new lodge with soaring glass walls facing the Virunga Mountains at whose very feet it sits. With extensive suites that include separate indoor and outdoor lounges, both with fireplaces, a heated plunge pool, in-suite dining and massage table as well as a bath- tub with the most amazing view and both indoor and outdoor showers. Walls of glass face the mountains in each suite bringing the incredible landscape to you at every turn.  

 

Number of suites 7 double 1 two-bedroom

Distance to Volcanoes Park HQ: 15 minutes

Ellie says, "It's hard to think of any luxury Kwitonda has not thought of. Truly a world-class luxury lodge with cuisine and wine cellar to match"

Recommended for those who like the finer things!

Note - Kwitonda is one of the few lodges in the area that is built on flat ground with no steps.

Bisate Lodge - near Volcanoes National Park

Bisate is a truly unique and very special lodge. The architecture is inspired by the ancient palaces of Rwandan Kings and the six makuti-cloaked forest villas are a master-class in eco-style luxury. Each villa is spacious yet cozy with double-sided fireplace, large bath-tub and veranda with views of Mts, Karisimbi and Bisoke. 

Wonderful hosts and staff, top-class cuisine 

Number of suites 6

Distance to Volcanoes Park HQ: 20 minutes

Ellie says, "What an absolute gem!  Can't say enough about Bisate - hard to describe (and hard to leave)"

Recommended for those who like quirky luxury with a natural eco-sensitive vibe!

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