Ali & Sara's Desert Palace offers accommodations is located in erg Chebbi dunes, 4.3 mi from Merzouga. Erfoud is 29 mi away.

Tent bedrooms are traditionally decorated. The camp includes shower rooms fitted with towels and toiletries.

Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. The property also offers special diet menus.

Ali & Sara's Desert Palace offers camel trekking over the dunes, 4x4 rides and excursions.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Ali & Sara's Desert Palace has been welcoming guests since Aug 25, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

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4 reasons to choose Ali & Sara's Desert Palace

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, We are wondering if you provide transportation from Marrakech and if so how long is the journey? Kind Regards Amy
    Yes we provide private transportation from Marrakech in spacious, comfortable vehicles with excellent, friendly, English speaking, careful drivers. D...
    Answered on January 17, 2020
  • I am a smoker cigarette. If I like to smoke in the camp, don't you have an area to do this?
    Our desert camp is a non-smoking environment with no smoking areas. Guests who'd like to smoke can of course smoke outside the camp.
    Answered on January 17, 2020
  • How would we arrange pick up in Marrakech? And would that pick-up be a straight drive?
    Yes we can provide pick up from Marrakech to our desert camp. It's often more economical to combine journeys eg pick up journey from Marrakech togethe...
    Answered on February 20, 2020
  • Hi Would there be secured place to leave our car overnight?
    If you're driving to us we meet at a small guesthouse, guests can park vehicles in the car park at the guesthouse. I can't guarantee vehicle security...
    Answered on February 8, 2020
  • hi, do you organize pick up from Merzouga? we would love to be picked up in Merzouga in the late afternoon and get to the camp by a camel !
    Our camels live by our camp so we meet in Merzouga and take guests by 4x4 vehicle to the camp. Guests who'd like to see sunset or sunrise by camel can...
    Answered on April 11, 2022
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Hosted by Sara and our fun-loving Singaporean visitors.

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Sara and our fun-loving Singaporean visitors.
ABOUT US We created the Desert Palace for you to enjoy a beautiful and personalised desert experience in natural, traditional and comfortable surroundings and we're nestled within the dunes in a private, secluded spacious setting, a place where it's easy to unwind and relax. BERBER SPIRIT We're traditional with a strong and vibrant berber spirit. Our ethos is simple, to create tranquility and a closeness to nature sharing our berber spirit and the kindness of our desert staff. We've got plenty of rooms and space in which you can relax and enjoy and we offer delicious food to individual preferences together with excellent hospitality and service. UNIQUE DESERT EXPERIENCE If you choose to stay with us we'll do our utmost to ensure you have a brilliant and unique desert experience. HOW TO GET TO US We meet you on your arrival to Merzouga village and you can choose to arrive to and from the desert camp by camel or 4x4. We also offer quality 4x4 tours collecting you from other cities eg Marrakech and returning to Marrakech or Fes.
Living the berber life ...... and loving it!
Our neighbourhood are people from the Amazigh tribe more frequently known as Berbers. Interesting, hospitable and friendly people who live enriched lives because of their culture and traditions. There's much to do with plenty of opportunity to explore and experience the culture at first-hand,
Languages spoken: Arabic,English,Spanish,French
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Moroccan, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

Amenities of Ali & Sara's Desert Palace
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Game room
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

House rules Ali & Sara's Desert Palace takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 6:00 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.


The entrance to the property is closed between 10:30 PM and 6:00 AM

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Ali & Sara's Desert Palace of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

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FAQs about Ali & Sara's Desert Palace

  • Guests staying at Ali & Sara's Desert Palace can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • À la carte

  • The prices at Ali & Sara's Desert Palace may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Ali & Sara's Desert Palace is 2.5 miles from the center of Merzouga.

  • Check-in at Ali & Sara's Desert Palace is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Ali & Sara's Desert Palace offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Game room
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Ali & Sara's Desert Palace has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant