Lodging Type: Lodge
Dining: Ethiopian, A la carte: Ethiopian and some international dishes
Facilities: Business / Conference Facilities, Child / Family Oriented, Child - Activities, Forex desk, Internet - Wifi, Laundry, Showers - 24hr hot water, Spa, Swimming Pool, TV
Eco & Green: Eco Policies, Community Development Projects
Perched on a peak overlooking Lake Chamo and Lake Abaya, Paradise Lodge offers spectacular views across Ethiopia’s southern Rift Valley.
The 129 en-suite rooms comprise single, twin, family, king size, VIP suite and presidential suite. All rooms are furnished with beds and tables crafted from local Cordia Africana trees. The suites are on two levels, with a raised master bedroom. The spacious restaurant and terrace, on the edge of the cliff, serve Ethiopian cuisine, and a selection of salads, soups, pizza, pasta, and fish from the lakes.
The swimming pool has an adjoining kids’ pool, a poolside games room and a thatched bar. The spa has a sauna, steam room, and offers massage. The meeting hall can accommodate up to 1,000 pax. There’s also a supervised playground, ATMs, Wifi, and a handicraft shop.
The lodge is eco-conscious: it was built using sustainable methods and uses terracing to protect the slopes. Keen to support the local community, the lodge employs locals and supports 14 orphan children. Activities include boat trips, horse riding, and visits to 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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