Riviera Bukavu Hotel & Villas
Bukavu, DR Congo
The Riviera Hotel & Villas Resort is located along the Kivu Lake of Bukavu. The project is divided in 3 different parts. The 56 rooms contemporary hotel and conference center is designed with doubles facades and large balconies protected by sliding local bamboo panels that keep rooms out of direct sunlight. Several terraces with swimming pools are facing the Kivu Lake and connecting with the hotel restaurant.
The former Riviera hotel is refurbished to become apparthotels with a tea cultures in front of the lake. 11 additional villas with terraces and infinity pools are designed by playing with the relief of the site. The stairs connect the villas to a private marina for the visitors.