Emeraude Kivu Resort

Emeraude Kivu Resort

Emeraude Kivu Resort

Emeraude Kivu Resort is a mid-range resort located on the southern shores of Lake Kivu with an evergreen vegetation cover. The resort offers a sense of uniqueness with its atmosphere by looking at the decor of African Tradition and a contemporary touch. The Resort makes a perfect venue for a comfortable stay, business meetings and training workshops while visiting Lake Kivu.

It’s very close to the DRC border, and just an hour’s drive to Nyungwe Forest National Park for Canopy Walkway. Emeraude has an excellent place to stop-over as you en route to your destination, while exploring southern Rwanda.

Emeraude Kivu Resort is a very welcoming and friendly resort, with staff that go an extra step to ensure guests are happy and comfortable while at the resort. The hotel has a restaurant offering a delicious menu of both local Rwandan and International fusion dishes. Most of the  food ingredients are sourced from their own garden and the local markets, tasting fresh and flavorful.


The restaurant at Emeraude Kivu Resort , you enjoy the delicious foods whether you’re there for just lunch or having a family night out. The restaurant menu features friendly dishes and many classic favorites such as the unique fishes to give you a special taste.


Emeraude Kivu Resort


Emeraude Kivu Resort has over 26 rooms that generally spick and span, with good natural light through large glass doors. Each of these rooms has got a balcony and a few comfortable deckchairs, with Twin or Queen-sized beds. These rooms feature a foldaway mosquito net and decent linens, bathrooms with single basins, toilets and hot showers. All the rooms and facilities are overlooking Lake Kivu and have access to the lush and well maintained gardens.

The resort has five categories of rooms which include, Standard rooms, double suites, family rooms, deluxe apartments as well as superior suites.

The hotel offers a number of services and amenities like:

  • Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Air conditioner
  • Wide screen TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Mini bar and sauna
  • Coffee machine
  • Massage and Spa
  • Airport shuttle service
  • Front Desk Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Front desk safe
  • Cleaning Services
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Room service
  • Smoking area
  • Gift shop and business Services like Fax/copying services
  • Meeting room as well as Accessible room.


While at Emeraude Kivu Resort, you can engage in a number of activities and visit various destinations like:

  • Nyungwe national park
  • The green hills tea estate and its factory shagasha
  • Cyamudongo forest for chimps
  • Mashyuza hotsprings
  • Nkombo and Gihaya Islands
  • The bugarama valley, among others.

Emeraude Kivu Resort

How to reach the Resort

By Bus, it takes you upto 6 – 7 Hours (260km) to reach Emeraude Kivu Resort from Kigali International Airport. This is the cheapest means and you get an opportunity to see alot of beautiful sceneries on your way.

You can board a bus at Nyabugogo in Kigali and drop off at the Rusizi bus station. Then you take a motorbike from the bus station to the resort or hire a special “car”.


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