Lodging Type: Resort
Dining: A la carte: Good selection of dishes from around the world
Facilities: Air Conditioning, Business / Conference Facilities, Child / Family Oriented, Child - Activities, Fitness Centre, Internet, Internet - Wifi, Laundry, Mini-bar, Salon, Showers - 24hr hot water, Spa, Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, TV - Satellite, Weddings, Yoga
Haile Gebrselassie is arguably the best runner Ethiopia has ever produced – and that’s quite a feat! With two Olympic gold medals, four World Championship titles and too many marathon wins to count, Haile has broken national and international records time and time again. Now President of Ethiopian Athletics, the champion is focusing on promoting his country through his collection of luxury resorts. The flagship property of the Haile Resorts, Haile Resort Arba Minch, opened in 2018.
The 107 en-suite rooms all have either Grand View or Mountain View, and are made up of standard, twin, suite, family rooms and presidential suite. The rooms are equipped with superior resort facilities including Wifi, Restaurants include the Traditional Restaurant, VIP Restaurant, Sholla Grill and the open air Hawassa Breeze, while bars comprise the Sunset Wine Bar, Beach Bar, Lobby Bar and Sport Lounge. The conference centre has 5 meeting and board rooms, the largest of which has a capacity of 1000 pax. Weddings and functions can be arranged. Facilities include a professional gym, fully equipped spa and children’s playground.
The wealth of activities includes boat trips, mini golf, basketball, volleyball, tennis and horse riding. Nearby attractions include Nechisar National Park and the healing waters of the Forty Springs. Visitors can also visit the many cultural villages in the area and hike across God’s Bridge: the isthmus between Lake Chamo and Lake Abaya.
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