Tourism: Kuriftu Resort, Ethiopia promoted on The Wonders of Africa Webinar


The Wonders of Africa Team held its second edition of its Zoom conference on Friday, October 30th, 2020 and it featured fascinating destinations by team leaders from Nigeria, Benin Republic and South Africa.

Among the pick of destinations, was Kuriftu Resort, Ethiopia which Olanma Ojukwu of GOTA Travels, the team leader for Benin Republic choose as her favorite destination outside her country.

Kuriftu Resorts & Spa is one of Ethiopia’s best kept hospitality secret that is alluring and unique.

The Resorts & Spa is a beautiful place to enjoy nature at its best in a serene environment devoid of the hustle and bustle of the big cities. Kuriftu Resorts Bishoftu can be best decribed as Ethiopia’s nature haven, as its enjoyment and leisure is better experienced than imagined.

According to, the resort which is located in Bishoftu, an hour drive from Addis Ababa, the capital city has 89 rooms, four presidential suites, two restaurants, four conference halls, spa and wellness centre.

Looking at the rooms covered with shrubs and flowers that act as shield, one would think that the rooms may look old fashioned, but on entering the rooms, they all have modern facilities that make life convenient and this prompts one to start thinking of second visit and to bring friends and family to also experience nature at its best.

The rooms are really fantastic with modern facilities found in standard hotels in town, but designed to still retain its natural state with furnished balconies, minibar, free WiFi, coffee/tea maker, hair dryer (on request) daily housekeeping, blackout drapes/curtains Iron/ironing board (on request) free bottled water.

The resort is well positioned in the area of conferences with its Balambars (meeting rooms) that can accommodate different numbers of guests with projectors for power point presentations.

The restaurant overlooking the lake is a natural beauty to behold with cool sea breezes soothing the nerves while eating.

The cuisines are of international standard, prepared to meet the taste of both local and foreign visitors. Kuriftu Resort is one of Ethiopia’s best kept tourism secret that is worth visiting and experiencing especially for guests who love nature and want to relax.

Kuriftu Spa has 10 treatment rooms.

Their services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, facials, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room. The services at the spa include, Moroccan bath, wax, manicure and pedicure, salon, facial, sauna, hair among others.

The resort also boasts of the largest Water Park in East Africa and Ethiopia’s first. Covering over 30,000 square meters of fun while featuring a wide range of activities, such as: Boomerang Slide, Triple Spiral Slide, 2 Water Houses, Wave Pool with a Performance Stage, Fekat Circus and a Food Court.

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