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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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  • Location
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Amazing. We had a wonderful time i really would like that more people got to know this kind of places and this lovely camp. One of the days of my staying we had de opportunity to sleep outside, for me at de begging it sounded like a crazy idea but i'm so thankful it felt incredible. We only got to... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although Sara and Alis desert palace is a little on the expensive side, it is worth every penny and we could not fault the service and desert experience at all. Sara was extremely friendly and helpful, the camel ride across the Sahara was magnificent, the accommodation was absolutely beautiful and the food was excellent and provided in huge quantities! Our... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. Ramadan in the desert is quite a beautiful experience and we’re delighted that you shared and enjoyed it with us. We like your feedback and also your comment about it being hot during the night. We’ve taken this onboard and now ensure that everybody is given the choice... More 

Seattle, Washington
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Sara, Ali, and their team were fabulous hosts. The communication was excellent, helping us to know what to expect and to plan some excursions from the camp ahead of time since it was Ramadan during our visit. Sara met us when we arrived and was so welcoming and happy to share information about Morocco and herself that deepened our understanding... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

One of the most incredible experiences of my life -- truly! Sara (British) and Ali (local Berber, married to Sara -- once her "camel man!" What a love story!) transport their guests into a parallel universe that includes watching the sun rise over Algeria every morning and set over the orange dunes of the Sahara. And it all starts with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The desert and this camp were a highlight of pour trip to Morocco. It was such a unique experience to be in the dunes yet still have so much luxury and attentive care. We took the camel option to get to the camp - worth doing but is hard work to sit in a camel for an hour and a... More 

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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Oh men, where to start?! We had such a great time in the desert Palace from Ali and Sara. The contact with Sara is easy going and very pleasureable that was already a good start of our trip. The greatest thing with the Desert Palace is that you are not there with 30 to 60 other people. That makes it... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The hospitality is unmatched at Ali & Sara's Desert Palace. The entire staff went above and beyond to make our stay incredible. Accommodations were top notch and the food was incredible. Sara was so diligent with checking in and organizing and caring for our every need. Would recommend the experience to everyone! So very impressed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Looking for "Paradise" in the middle of the desert? Well, this must be it! From the very 1st day, before even confirming our booking, Sara had been more than helpful and willing to send us all the necessary information regarding our trip to Morocco and Merzouga in particular. Once we've reached the village, (Sara's directions made it very easy) we... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Perfect stay. You definitely want to go there on the back on a camel, as it adds so much to the atmosphere. Expect a lot of great food in a luxury environment, and of course sand as far as the eye can see.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

From our fabulous camel trek to the enchanting bivouac setting, Sara & Ali and their attentive staff made us feel totally pampered. They made our visit to the Sahara a magical and memorable experience.

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