The Retreat

The Retreat Terrace
The Retreat guest room
The Retreat spa
The Retreat double guest room
The Retreat Kigali
Dining at The Retreat
The Retreat lounge
The Retreat foyer
The Retreat workout facility
Retreat guest quarters

The Retreat is an 11-room luxury hotel created by the American owners of the renowned Heaven restaurant. The hotel was designed by Italian architects, brought to life by an extraordinary team of Rwandan builders and craftspeople, and staffed by a team committed to extending the warmest Rwandan hospitality to all guests.

The Retreat is Kigali’s first eco-friendly resort and features solar electricity and locally crafted furniture from sustainable teak farm in Tanzania. Luxury amenities include unique and expansive custom-built rooms with private patio areas, bathrooms with indoor and outdoor rain showers and air conditioning. Facilities include Kigali’s only heated swimming pool, hot tub, sauna, spa and fully equipped workout facilities. An onsite restaurant and bar offers delicious, local farm-to-table cuisine, refreshing cocktails and wellness menus.

Rates include:

Bed & Breakfast
Fruit Basket
Complimentary 30-Minute Welcome Massage
Concierge Services
Meditation room
Kids’ playground (next door at Heaven Restaurant)

Special features:

Welcome juice and chilled towels infused with Rwandan essential oils
Spa offering massage, facials and other beauty treatments
On-site art gallery and Azizi Life Fair Trade craft boutique (next door at Heaven Restaurant)
Organic Naturalmat Handmade Mattresses from England
Luxury bedding
Sustainable bamboo floors
Bamboo framed custom made mosquito nets
Hand-made South African overhead fans
Room safe, mini fridge, along with coffee, tea, & purified water
Bathrooms with rain showers, sunken sinks, VADO and Duravit fixtures
Organic East African Cinnabar Green bath amenities
British Mitre Linen Bathrobes, slippers, and extra fluffy towels
48” flat screen television
Fiber internet connection

Classic Africa Safaris is 100% Carbon Neutral

Carbon Neutral 2012

As part of our corporate social responsibility program Classic Africa Safaris is carbon neutral. We are the FIRST safari company in Uganda and Rwanda to become carbon neutral, and one of the first safari/travel companies in East Africa to officially 'GO GREEN'.