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Address: Merzouga, Morocco

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A fabulous place to connect with yourself!

The night I spent under the full moon, in the Merzouga Desert, is one of the most energetically powerful nights of my life. The desert is more beautiful than I could have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

The night I spent under the full moon, in the Merzouga Desert, is one of the most energetically powerful nights of my life. The desert is more beautiful than I could have imagined. Such an incredible place to spend a bit of time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Visiting the erg at Merzouga was a highlight of our trip to Morocco. We toured down from Marrakech and the travelling was worth it, watching the sunset over the dunes was spectacular, as was the camel ride. An absolute must.

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Krakow, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Merzouga isn't an interesting place at all, but the nearby desert is fantastic for those who have never seen one. However, if you have seen Namibian desert and dunes for example, the Merzouga one looks rather like the poor demo version. There are plenty of possibilities in the town to hire a guide with or without a driver, camels and... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Loved the unbelievable beauty of the sand dunes and the surprisingly luxurious accommodations at the base of the desert! Though the day we left it was windy and it would be tough in bad weather with not much to do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

A holiday experience I will never forget. The first time I rode a camel! Feeling so excited along with three of my female friends. Spend the night in the desert, delicious dinner by chef Said, enjoyed music from drums, singing Berber songs from Hassan, Mohamed and Mobarak. They are all nice and friendly. I loved to see the dark sky... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Best place in Morocco. The size and scope is unreal. Being in the middle of what seems to be an unending desert is awe inspiring.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Merzouga is a small village at the feet of Sahara's dunes. You get there by tar road and you have a wide range of hotels and desert camps offers to be able to enjoy the desert in a comfortable way. The sand has little crystals in it that reflects the sunshine, resulting in a variety of colors shades changing along... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great trip with cammels, highly recomended. Travelled as a cuple, solo. Berber guide was very frendly and told as a lot of interesting things. It was amazing to see sunset and sunrise. I recomend it to evryone.

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Riad Aicha s, Gerente at Merzouga Desert, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting Merzouga Desert. Riad Aicha in Merzouga appreciate you give us your feedback on TripAdvisor. It is the site of the world's largest and helps millions of visitors per month to plan the perfect trip travel. Our clients often tell us how useful they have found it the opinions they have read before booking. In addition, we are... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Ride a camel into the dunes and watch the sun go down and the colours change gradually. Normally a 4 hour trip which makes for a magical experience.

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Riad Aicha s, Gerente at Merzouga Desert, responded to this review

We are pleased that you found superb hospitality at Merzouga Desert. We pride ourselves in meeting each need that you have and stretching your knowledge of Morocco and our Quaint Village. Please come back and enjoy our cooking and restful atmosphere. Best Regards Riad Aicha Merzouga More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had two days trip with the camels. It was outstanding! We have spent a night in Nomad tents, had a great dinner, music, and superb breakfast!

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Riad Aicha s, Gerente at Merzouga Desert, responded to this review

Enjoying our Family run Merzouga Desert allows us to manage the service, quality of the rooms and food, and the flexibility to make your needs our first priority. Please share your experience and bring others to the beautiful Dunes of the Sahara! Best regards riadaicha Merzouga More 

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