The Retreat is a 12-room luxury boutique hotel located on a tree-lined street close to the centre of Kigali. Plus it’s only 20 minutes from the airport. It is Kigali’s luxury eco-friendly resort and features solar electricity, organic toiletries, locally-crafted furniture from a Tanzanian sustainable teak farm. Other welcome facilities include a yoga and meditation room, spa, large heated saltwater swimming pool with Jacuzzi as well as an open-air fitness centre.
Accommodation at The Retreat
There are 3 Deluxe rooms and 9 Superior suites, all decorated in a simple yet warm contemporary style. Each has bamboo wood floors and sustainable teak furniture. The deluxe bedrooms (40 m²) have a sitting are, furnished patio outside and a stylish bathroom with rainfall shower. The Superior suites (60 m²) are larger with a furnished front balcony as well as a private back deck with outside shower. The luxurious bathroom has indoor rain shower and double vanity. (One suite only also has a bath.)
All rooms feature air-conditioning, plasma TV, safe, desk with phone, complimentary wifi, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, luxury linen and pillow menu. They are also wheelchair accessible.
Dining at the Retreat
Here you have a choice of 2 restaurants, one on site and a sister restaurant next door. Fusion Restaurant, with its Swahili-inspired pool bar, offers delicious farm-to-table international cuisine. Fusion takes its culinary traditions from Italy, Mauritius and Morocco, and makes them its own. From here you can enjoy a stunning vista over the city. Next door is Heaven, one of Kigali’s top restaurants, which is reached through the Retreat’s “Stairway to Heaven”! It focuses on innovative modern Rwandan & pan-African cuisine using the freshest of local ingredients.
Interesting Half & Full day Tours
The Retreat also offers innovative, curated cultural experiences and activities in and around Kigali. These include a morning city tour, fashion tour, art & culture tour, local life walking tour, culinary tour and even a coffee masterclass tour. Plus full day tours range from a visit to Nyamata genocide side with a reconciliation experience, rural life tour and coffee farm tour.