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Ali & Sara's Desert Palace

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say I was overwhelmed by Saras kindness when I could not book here because they were fully booked and she went over and above to see that we found a place and gave me tips as well as reviewed all my other options. I have no doubt that they give their guests the best service if they...

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A sunset or sunrise on the dunes is worth more than a thousand words; breakfast while having your bare feet in the sand is a different experience; a camel trek is not something you do every day. All this and more is offered at this desert accommodation. The staff is more than friendly and hey, you even have wifi ;)...

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Portsmouth, NH
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The camp is beautifully appointed - serious "glamping", complete with soft, comfortable beds, electricity in each tent and a separate bathroom tent for each bedroom tent. The staff was warm, friendly, interesting and very engaging. Our family of 4 spent 2 relaxing nights here and enjoyed a sunrise camel trek, a cultural excursion (where we met a traditional nomadic Berber...

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Timmins, Canada
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Tents, beds are very comfortable, good quality linens. Excellent dinner and very good breakfast. Attentive servers. Nice entertainment, camel ride. Good wifi. Cannot blame anything here. Our toilet did not work at all. We had bathroom #1 on the left side of the block . There was a work in progress of building a new one right beside it. The...

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5Thank Piramidon
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Initially I contacted Sara about the stay in the desert and asked her a few questions about traveling in Morocco. She was very patient and answered all my questions. She offered me her driver and car with everything included; for the same price we rent a SUV and drive ourselves. My major concern was safety because I took my parents...

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Montréal
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Highlight of our journey through Morocco!! You have to stay there. The camp is amazing, the comfort surpasses many good hotels, the food is delicious and copious (I guarantee you won't finish your plate), the activities are fun, the staff is so nice that you feel bad for being treated like such a king. My regret is not to jave...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I can't recommend Ali & Sara's Desert Palace highly enough. We stayed there during one of the coldest weeks on record in Morocco and were wonderfully warm in a super comfortable bed with lots of beautiful, warm blankets and soft linens. Lots of other people warned us not to do a desert stay when it was so cold, but Ali...

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2Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 17 February 2017

It's very appreciated the warmly welcome of the hotel with mint tea and quick room availabilty for us to take good hot shower in a very clean / lovely environment, after a long journey night bus from Fes. All the arrangement are just perfect, good environment, good people and good food, never forget to try out the Lamb dish, and...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Ali and Sara's tent is truly a palace in the middle of the desert. the tent is clean and spacious with beautiful morocco decoration. Bed is super comfortable. Staffs were friendly. The room was warm at night even it was zero degree outsidt. Bathroom was spotless and water was very hot. The Dinner and breakfast was fabulous. The 4x4 ride...

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3Thank Jing_OZSH
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Our stay here was magical. If you are going to the desert then I would completely recommend staying here. The staff were so friendly and helpful throughout our stay - made it feel like we were part of their family (in the good way) and looked after us throughout. organised 3 camel trips for us ALL included in the price...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We created Ali & Sara's Desert Palace with the aim that our guests could experience the beautiful and natural setting of the desert, staying in clean & comfortable surroundings where the focus is relaxation and enjoyment, together with some safe adventure. Nestled well within the dunes, we're about an hour or so from Merzouga village by camel and 20-30 mins by 4x4. If preferred we can collect clients from around Morocco or if travelling independently we can greet you on your arrival in Merzouga village for you to enjoy light refreshments before setting off by the desert ship, the camel to your home for the night. Our aim is to remain as environmentally friendly as possible and lighting is by a combination of candle and solar power. We pump water from our own water well and guests can take hot water showers, with laundered towels and toiletries provided in a large dedicated bathroom which also houses a separate flush toilet. Dining is in under the stars or in our separate well furnished restaurant and food is freshly prepared to suit personal preference, served at a time to suit. We wake our guests to see sunrise although it's not obligatory and breakfast is served at a time to suit, there's no early morning rush or hurry on our part for our guests to depart. Our aim is for guests to have an exceptional and complete desert experience, we take great care of our clients and we pride ourselves on our service, always on hand, but unobtrusive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ali & Sara's Desert Palace

Address: Erg Chebbi Dunes | Nr Merzouga Village, Erg Chebbi 52202, Morocco
Region: Morocco > Meknes-Tafilalet Region > Erg Chebbi
Price Range: ₹ 13,355 - ₹ 21,105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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