Boston Partners PLC (Kuriftu Resorts)

Mobile +251 911 09 11 85 (Head Office)
Mobile 2 +251 905 06 10 20 (Entoto)
Mobile 3 +251 924 94 94 94 (Bishoftu) / +251 920 95 97 97 (Bahir Dar)
LocationBoston Partners Bldg. Bole Road, 4th Floor, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Primary CategoryHotels and Restaurants, Tour and Travel
Boston Partners PLC (Kuriftu Resorts)

Boston Partners PLC, parent company of Kuriftu Resort, was established in 2002 and is the leading, internationally renowned, hospitality group based in Ethiopia, owning and operating innovative brands across East Africa.

The latest initiative of Boston Partners PLC is to spearhead a promotional campaign to promote Inter-African Tourism with a focus on fostering a new mindset for the travel market.


Kuriftu Resorts aims to expand Inter-African hospitality and tourism by connecting travel within the continent


By hiring a diverse team of African hospitality professionals, Kuriftu Resorts focuses on designing, building, and operating 5-star luxury properties to showcase the continents unparalleled beauty.

“We at Kuriftu Resorts envision the expansion of tourism
by Africans, for Africans”


  • We are a company solely owned and operated by Africans
  • We provide permanent employment opportunities to 2000+ people thus far
  • We support local businesses by purchasing from the communities that neighbor our resorts
  • We are a Strategic Partner of Ethiopian Airlines and Ethiopias Tourism Organization
  • We produce all furniture in-house as well as other culturally artisanal design elements of our resorts (Thatched Roof, Woodwork, Leather Braiding, Stonework etc.)
  • We design all of our resorts in-house and construct them with our own construction team
  • Our CEO is an active member of the Ethiopian Board of Tourism
  • 71% of our line staff are females as well as 78% of our corporate team
  • 62% of all line staff emerge from our construction team
  • 80% of our hiring is done within the local community of each resort
  • 100% of our staff join our company with zero work experience, including management

Current Destinations


Our resort branch offers high-end luxury in exceptionally cultural settings. With achingly perfect panoramas, Kuriftu is where luxury reaches its pinnacle and service is simultaneously warm, genuine and sensational.

After taking in the natural beauty of the wildlife and countryside, our organic spa and gourmet restaurants are the perfect places to relax as you prepare to continue your getaway experience. 

  • 45-minute drive from the capital city, Addis Ababa
  • 89 rooms (Four Presidential Suites)
  • Two Restaurants, Four Conference Halls
  • Spa, Wellness Center, Hair Salon, Kayaking, Table Tennis, Billiards, Swimming Pool & Cinema



The Kuriftu Water Park is East Africa’s Largest Water Park and Ethiopia’s first. Boasting over 30,000 square meters of fun while featuring a wide range of activities, such as:

  • Small Water House
  • Medium Water House
  • Fikat Circus
  • Slides
  • Boomerang Slide
  • Wave Pool
  • Food Court
  • Gift Shop



Your Ethiopian adventure is not complete until you make way to Lake Tana, the source of the legendary Blue Nile. Located in Bahir Dar, immerse yourself in the history of Ethiopia with landscapes of native architecture and cool shore-side weather
all year round.

Our all inclusive resort offers full scale amenities including private verandas, spa, and a lakeside restaurant, making your stay a true step into the Garden of Eden.

  • 8-hour drive or 1-hour flight from the capital city, Addis Ababa
  • Day trip to Blue Nile Falls
  • 28 rooms (Two-Presidential Suites)
  • Restaurant
  • Spa, Swimming Pool & Monastery Tours



This luxury resort is set in the tranquil region of Afar and is the new gateway to Eastern Ethiopia. Within driving distance of attractions, such as, Allolobad (Natural Hot Spring), Dalol and Erte Ale, this property will be your ideal starting point for a desert adventure.

  • 148 rooms (4 Presidential Suites)
  • 4 Restaurants and 4 Bars
  • 2 Conference Halls
  • 1 Business Center
  • 1 Gift Shop



This unique park was created within a record time of 9 months. This Adventure Park is the first of its kind in Ethiopia and has even been selected as one of the top destinations in the world by Conde Nast Traveler.

  • Accommodations: Glamping (Summer camp, Educational programs, Corporate Retreats)
  • Forest Spa : Sauna/Steam, Jacuzzi, Massage with a view of the forest
  • Activities: Zip line, Rope Course, Paint-ball, Archery, Pedal Kart, Go- Kart, Horse Riding, Yoga, Trampoline, Playground, Hammock Village
  • 5 Restaurants and Bars




Experience our luxurious full service spa and salon located in the heart of Addis Ababa’s entertainment district.

Rejuvenate yourself in a welcoming and luxurious setting, pampering your body with a choice of relaxing massages, facials, baths, and body treatments.

Beautify and enhance your appearance with custom hair styling, deluxe manicures & pedicures, or consider our Morocco baths, sauna & steam to heighten your level of relaxation in our carefully crafted serenity.


Corporate Social Responsibility

Kuriftu Resorts focuses its efforts on social responsibility by delivering lasting benefits to communities around Ethiopia:

  • Kuriftu Resorts donated 1.5 million ETB in an effort to aid in the struggle against COVID-19
  • Kuriftu Resorts donated 200 Water-park entrance tickets to kids from Sele Enat Mahiber (SEM), an organization dedicated to improving life in vulnerable communities around Ethiopia
  • In an effort to minimize car accidents and maximize car safety measures, Kuriftu Resorts setup 60 traffic billboards across the Oromia and Amhara regions
  • Kuriftu Resorts has always prioritized environmental advocacy, the resort has donated 2.5 million ETB for the Addis Ababa beautification project in continued support
  • Tesfa Addis Parents Childhood Cancer Organization(TAPCCO) established in 2012 works to help children with cancer while supporting families. Kuriftu Resort and Spa has given TAPCCO kids free entrance to the Kuriftu Water-park and Kuriftu Resort on different occasions to provide fun, relaxing experiences

Upcoming Projects



A special place for a special day!

This is our uniquely designed wedding venue at the first Kuriftu Destination, Bishoftu!

This space can be used for different occasions including weddings, small events, outdoor meetings...


We are working on to welcome to our luxurious property, overlooking the beautiful Awash falls. This is our newest unit with 4 hours away from the capital of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa.

There is nothing more refreshing than getting out of the city, feeling the breeze, and hearing the sound of the waterfall!

Kuriftu Resorts Social Media Overview

Kuriftu Resorts - 10,300 followers
Kuriftu Water Park - 5,913 followers
Kuriftu Resort Entoto - 4,588 followers
Boston Day Spa - 2,262 followers

Kuriftu Resortspa - 4,900 friends
Kuriftu Water Park - 7,142 followers
Kuriftu Resort Entoto - 8,037 followers
Kuriftu Resorts and Spa Afar - 8,134 followers
Boston Day Spa - 5,904 followers

Kuriftu Resorts - 280 followers

Kuriftu Moments- 342 followers

Kuriftu Resort and Spa - 522 followers
Kuriftu Water Park - 2,854 followers


 Boston Partners Bldg. Bole Road,

 4th Floor, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
 +251 911091185
 +251 116623605/04

 Entoto, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
 +251 905061020

 Lake Kuriftu, Bishoftu, Oromia, Ethiopia
 +251 924949494
 Lake Tana, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
 +251 920959797