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Ali & Sara's Desert Palace

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Erg Chebbi Dunes | Nr Merzouga Village, Erg Chebbi 52202, Morocco
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Siegburg, Germany
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one unforgettable night with our 4-years old son. Ali welcomed us in Merzouga (in Kasbah le Touareg, where we spent the first night before the desert trip, all in all not the best place but not the worst either, a little neglected..) Ali was very flexible and let us choose the way we want to travel... More 

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Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For those thinking about visiting Erg Chebbi and debating on where and who to stay with, look no further than Ali & Sara's desert palace! Although we had a bit of trouble getting in touch with each other, Sara went above and beyond helping us getting to and leaving Merzouga. We were welcomed warmly with an unexpected lunch before our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Speechless. Enchanting. In awe. From the first communication with Sara to a big hug before saying goodbye, our interactions with her were nothing but wonderful. Her sweet smile and positive energy fill the desert air! We contacted Sara through email asking about details about the trip. She responded promptly with directions on where to meet and transport details. We drove... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

From the warm and gracious welcome by Sara and the lessons in turban tying, to the very friendly staff and the accommodating camels, to the arrival in a magical place surrounded by spectacular dunes, to the well-appointed tents and comfortable beds, to the absolutely delicious meals served in a gorgeous setting with an incredible band of African musicians, to the... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Our night at Ali & Sara's was one of the highlights of our trip to Morocco! We were picked up in Merzouga and taken on a 1 and a half hour camel ride to the camp, much to our kids delight! We arrived at lunch time, Sara and her team gave us a warm welcome and prepared a delicious tagine,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

What a great place in the dunes of Erg Chebbi. We met Sara in the hotel we agreed to meet before we moved to the camp place by camel. Great experience. The staff made great food which was always way too much. Very tasty. We played Jenga from the games room every night. The Berber guys became very competitive I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Sara was a rock star. I did significant research on my dessert excursion - before my trip and while I was in Morocco. I found so many places, but Sara stood apart. Unlike all these other services that copy/paste the same generic itinerary to you, Sara took the time to talk to me, and email me a custom trip that... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Sara was a great help from the first the first monent I contacted her until the last minute we left the place. We felt like guests at a local family-not like tourist at all. We could experience the desert for one night, saw all a tourist is interested, but felt like part of it all. Sara gave us great tips... More 

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sarabreeze, Owner at Ali & Sara's Desert Palace, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We love it that you felt that we treated you as our guests and not like tourists and also that you felt safe and cared for, this is important to us. We like to share as much info about our culture, traditions and also offer tips and advice about... More 

Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Excellent communication with the hosts, great staff, tasty food, very comfortable accommodations - we highly enjoyed our stay!!! The camel ride in to the sunset was lovely and the camp was stocked with games, drinks and books - overall excellent experience!

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Singapore
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Where do we even start? We couldn't have asked for a better place to experience the gorgeous Erg Chebbi dunes. Sara and her team were impeccable in their service and we felt very much at home. Pity we didn't get to see the mysterious Ali whom everyone was raving about in the reviews! It was obvious that a great amount... More 

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