Not just content with direct flights from the UK, Rwanda has gone to great lengths to make it attractive to discerning travellers. A smattering of ultra-opulent boutique hotels have opened up, bringing a true sense of luxury while maintaining authentic experiences.
Magashi Camp, Akagera National Park
Among the sprawling lowlands and gleaming lakes of the Akagera National Park lies this new eco-luxury retreat. Just six ultra-stylish tents vaunt open plan safari-chic suites with open wooden deckings for stunning views, with days spent enjoying included game drives, wildlife walks and more.
One&Only Gorilla's Nest
A jungle sanctuary in the Virunga Volcano Range, where luxury rooms and suites look out across Eucalyptus forest and misty mountains. Encounter gorillas in one of the only places on Earth you can see them in the wild.
Kigali Serena Hotel
Spa treatments, two great restaurants and plenty of Rwandan artwork – it's no wonder that this is many people's go-to hotel in Kigali
This is one of Rwanda’s finest lodges – a collection of thatched villas tucked away in a spectacular natural amphitheatre just outside Volcanoes National Park.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge
A stylish addition to Rwanda’s burgeoning luxury lodge scene, this stunning and intimate retreat is delightfully nestled among the foothills of Volcanoes National Park.
This delightful, eco-friendly lodge offers spectacular views from its hillside perch on the edge of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, around a 40-minute drive from the park headquarters.
Lake Kivu Serena
Perched right on the shores of Africa’s sixth-largest lake, and with its own private beach, this modern hotel combines first-class accommodation with an unmatched location in one of Rwanda’s most spectacular regions.