A Great Lodge In The Southern Region

Paradise Lodge, Arba Minch

Paradise Lodge, Arba Minch Offers:

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


  • Traditional tribes
  • National parks
  • Game drives
  • Bird watching
  • Trekking
  • Horse riding
  • Boat trips
  • Swimming
  • Geographical sites
  • Markets
  • Lake

Price range:

  • 50-149 USD

About Paradise Lodge, Arba Minch

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.

Highlights Near Paradise Lodge, Arba Minch

There are several national parks in the south of Ethiopia, all of which were gazetted for a specific reason – whether it was to protect a certain species, or to conserve a habitat, or something else. Bale Mountain National Park is the best known and arguably the most interesting ...

While the towns of the region are few and far between, each has its own distinctive character and feeling. Shashemene is the home of the Rastafarian movement in Ethiopia, and has a Rasta museum and several Rasta bars. This originated when, in 1948, Emperor Haile Selassie gave some of his land ...