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 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

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

Breakfast Info

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Guest reviews


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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Arvindsv
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Highly recommend staying here if you choose to visit Merzouga/Erg Chebbi. From the beginning we had smooth communication with Sara regarding pick up, dietary requirements, etc. The camp is nestled between two large sand dunes so the views and...
  • Morgan
    Canada Canada
    Wow! This was our first experience at Erg Chebbi and we were very sad to leave. We would recommend this place for the care taken in crafting such a beautiful Berber camp and for the level of incredible service as well. The camp is surrounded by...
  • Matthew
    Canada Canada
    Bed and room was very large. Full washroom in the middle of the desert. Private camel tour. Staff was great.

Managed by Ali & Sara's Desert Palace

Company review score: 9.8Based on 210 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Property info

** 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. We've got plenty of rooms and space in which you can relax and enjoy and we offer delicious food according to dietary requirements and preference together with kind 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 at a local hotel near to Merzouga village. From here we take guests to the camp by 4x4 vehicle. On departure, return from the camp is by 4x4 vehicle. We also offer quality, private 4x4 tours collecting from other cities eg Marrakech and returning to Marrakech or Fes. ** ACTIVITIES Additional activities are available, such as camel treks, quad bikes and dune buggies. All activities start from and return to the camp for best enjoyment.

Neighborhood info

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


Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Cuisine
      Moroccan • International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Kosher • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Ali & Sara's Desert Palace
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • 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).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
  • Shuttle service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Smoke-free property
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • 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!

From 15:00 to 18:30
You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.
From 07:00 to 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
The entrance to the property is closed between 22:30 and 06:00
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
Cash only
This property only accepts cash payments.
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Quiet hours
Guests need be quiet between 23:00 and 06:00.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests 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.

Quiet hours are between 23:00:00 and 06:00:00.

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

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: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • 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 is 2.5 miles from the center of Merzouga. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • 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 has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1