With garden views, Original Desert Camp is situated in Merzouga and has a restaurant, free shuttle service, bar, garden, sun terrace and outdoor fireplace. Both WiFi and private parking are accessible at the luxury tent free of charge. The units provide views of the mountain and come with a seating area, a washing machine, a fully equipped kitchen with an oven, and a private bathroom with a hair dryer and free toiletries. A balcony with inner courtyard views is offered in every unit. Breakfast is available each morning, and includes continental, Full English/Irish and Italian options. Original Desert Camp offers a picnic area. Both a ski equipment rental service and a bicycle rental service are available at the accommodation, while skiing can be enjoyed nearby. The nearest airport is Moulay Ali Cherif Airport, 133 km from Original Desert Camp.

Original Desert Camp has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 13 Jun 2021.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Continental, Italian, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Kosher, American

FREE private parking!


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Room type
1 large double bed
3 single beds
1 single bed
1 double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
This property has told us they’re making large investments and efforts towards sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
High score for Merzouga

See what guests loved the most:

  • Borja
    Muy recomendable. Lo que más destacaría es la amabilidad del personal!
  • Marina
    Les petits déjeuner étaient excellents, variés et toujours de bon goût. On nous a toujours laissé la possibilité de le prendre dehors ou dans la salle à manger. Le personnel toujours disponible et à l’écoute de nos demandes.
  • Helena
    We have enjoyed our stay in Original Desert Camp, very well located, the staff and the services was great. The tents are very spacious and comfortable. We liked our experience in the desert and the ambience at night was amazing. Very recommended...

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • Hi do you have free shuttle to pick us up from Marrakech please? Thank you

    Hello, Transfert from Marrakech to Desert Camp is 420€
    Answered on 10 January 2023
  • hello! how do we book camel rides and quad bikes at the camp site please?

    For the quad bike is 45€ Camel ride : 30€
    Answered on 10 January 2023
  • Hi do you serve wine?

    Yes, You can also bring your own and serving it you. You're welcome to Original Desert Camp
    Answered on 20 April 2022


Host review score

The Original Desert Camp is located in a unique place in Erg Chebbi dunes with a mixture of traditional Berber design, coupled with modern comfortable luxury tents. It is surrounded by magnificent sand dunes of Merzouga and is located adjacent to the highest dunes in Morocco.
The Original Desert Camp is located in a unique place in Erg Chebbi dunes with a mixture of traditional Berber design, coupled with modern comfortable luxury tents. It is surrounded by magnificent sand dunes of Merzouga and is located adjacent to the highest dunes in Morocco
We will meeting you in front of Morocco National 4×4 auto museum in Merzouga village. You can park your car on private parking with camera. Then you can take the camel ride or quads bikes to enjoy the sunset over the high dunes. your luggage will be transferred to Original Desert Camp lodge and luxury tents in Erg Chebbi dunes. On the next day you can return with the 4x4 or Camel ride as you like. Feel free for any question or concerns, we are looking forward to seeing you soon...
Languages spoken: Arabic,English,Spanish,French,Italian,Japanese,Chinese

Property surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free

Facilities of Original Desert Camp
Great facilities! Review score, 10

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Alarm clock
  • Dressing room
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Children's high chair
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Oven
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Ski equipment hire on site
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live music/performance
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Sauna
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
  • Skiing
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
  • Kid meals
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transport tickets
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Baby safety gates
  • Child safety socket covers
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shuttle service
  • Designated smoking area
  • Mosquito net
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Yoga classes
Languages spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Chinese

House rules

Original Desert Camp takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 13:00 to 23:00


From 09:00 to 14:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print

Please inform Original Desert Camp in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

License number: 00000XX0000

FAQs about Original Desert Camp

  • Original Desert Camp offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Bike tours
    • Entertainment staff
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Live music/performance
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Yoga classes
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Bicycle rental
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Walking tours
    • Cooking class

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

  • Original Desert Camp has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at Original Desert Camp is from 13:00, and check-out is until 14:00.

  • The prices at Original Desert Camp may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.