Kuriftu Resort and Spa

Located a mere 15-minute drive from Bahir Dar airport and on the shores of Lake Tana, the cottages of Kuriftu Resort and Spa make for an accessible yet peaceful retreat in Ethiopia. Indulge in the facilities at Kuriftu or explore the local area by boat.

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Kuriftu Resort and Spa
  • Positioned on the banks of Lake Tana with stunning lake views

  • Small spa offering massages

  • Large swimming pool over-looking Lake Tana

  • Well positioned to explore the island monasteries of Lake Tana and the Blue Nile Falls

The very relaxed atmosphere at Kuriftu Resort and Spa is perfect for couples and families alike. The best place in town, Kuriftu has been situated on the shores of Lake Tana since 2009 providing great value accommodation in this area of the Amhara Region. We would recommend a two night stay here, maybe three, depending on how relaxed you want to be.

Accommodation at Kuriftu is constructed of local stone and attractively designed with a minimalist approach resulting in spacious accommodation. We would recommend requesting an upstairs room from which you can enjoy views of the lake, these are situated around the pool area.

Climb the steps to your room and you will be met by a four-poster bed, lounge and en-suite. Each room has a large screen LCD TV, in-room bar and selection of well-appointed bathroom amenities.

There is extensive outdoor seating and a spa, so the options of where to relax are plentiful. For the chillier of nights, after a day of relaxing or venturing out to the many islands, monasteries and the Blue Nile Falls, sit by the log fire or indulge your senses at The Waterfront Restaurant.

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Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Located a 15-minute drive from Bahir Dar airport. Kuriftu Resort and Spa is on the shore of Lake Tana (the biggest lake in Ethiopia).

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