Ethiopia Accommodation,
The Great Rift Valley and Lakes

Sabana Beach Resort


Sabana beach resort is located only 200 km South of Addis, on the shores of Lake Langano, right at the heart of the Great Rift Valley. The resort’s unusual landscape offers both a serene beachfront as well as a vast cliff-top with a breath-taking view over the lake.
All of the bungalows are situated on the cliff top, each having their own distinctive view over the expansive Lake with the Arsi Mountains in the background.

Custom designed to ensure a relaxing and home-like atmosphere; the bungalows are built with local materials and simple designs to blend comfort with originality. They are surrounding by beautiful greenery, and have large shady verandas and thatched rooves to maintain a cool temperature within. Standard bungalows can sleep up to three adults and an extra child’s bed, and family bungalows can accommodate up to three adults and two teenagers, as well as an extra baby cot upon request. For larger groups two family bungalows can be adjoined.

A large sandy beach is very close to the resort, from which guests can swim or canoe in the lake water. There are also activities such as giant chess, beach volleyball, football , table tennis, mountain biking, water slide and board games to keep you occupied.

A tour to the adjacent Lake Shalla and Abjiata National Park provides visitors with a glance of Ethiopian flora and fauna: ostriches, bright pink flamingos, warthogs, various gazelles, and an incredible number of bird species can be appreciated. The landscape is also very spectacular; a stop at the natural hot springs on the shores of Lake Shalla will complete your tour.


Rooms have private verandas, double or twin beds, work desks, and ensuite bathrooms with modern amenities and water supplied from the lake. The resort also has a spa and wellness centre, many games and sporting activities, restaurant, beach bar, and multipurpose conference hall.

Optional Activities

Canoeing, various sports, board games, swimming, spa treatments, day trips in the local area.

Jonathan Morris

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding our Ethiopia tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965