Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel – south Morocco
The Sahara Desert is a fantastic place that many travelers dream about. On this blog post, I will write about an amazing desert hotel called Café du Sud. If you ever wondered how a Morocco hotel would look like, this is the best you can get.
The Moroccan Sahara Desert is a fantastic place, with its orange color sand dunes are one of the country’s best travel destinations.
The Hotel Café du Sud is a fabulous hotel to stay while in Erg Chebbi Dunes.
Regarding accommodation, this hotel in Morocco offers you exclusive luxury bivouacs in the dunes and also rooms with beautiful decoration.
NOTE: This is NOT a sponsored post and I didn’t get anything in return for writing this travel article. Consequently, all content and opinions are entirely my own.
Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel
1- Hotel facade and main entrance
2- Swimming pool and friendly Blue Man from Sahara Desert
3- Decorated double room, Sahara Desert inspiration
4- Camel trekking in Sahara dunes
5- Tourist children birthday party
6- Preparing traditional mint tea with wooden fire
7- Tents in front of hotel
8- Oasis inside the dunes 2 hours camel ride away
9- Oasis fire and drums
10- Desert camp with private tents
11- Stars in sky and desert bivouac – tents by night
12- Oasis room inside tent
13- Swimming pool view
The swimming pool is one of the hotel’s highlights. While cooling yourself and swimming, you can see the dunes. This is the perfect way to enjoy a refreshing beverage or a delicious Moroccan mint tea.
Erg Chebbi Dunes near Merzouga village are a breathtaking spot. Located in the Moroccan desert near the Algerian border in southeastern Morocco this is one of the region’s best-kept secrets.
Promo video of Auberge Café du Sud:
Auberge Café du Sud Hotel Services
Luxury bedrooms, standard bedrooms, restaurant service, live desert music, tents in the dunes, camel trekking trips, desert oasis exploration, sunrise and sunset camel treks, a fantastic pool overlooking the dunes, and 4X4 tours through the region.
What to do during your stay in the desert?
This is a good question. First of all, you should relax and enjoy life. The Sahara Desert is the perfect place to have some time with yourself.
You can read a book or drink mint tea, enjoying a magnificent view of the dunes.
What to do in Erg Chebbi Dunes
1- Relax and enjoy life, tranquility, the swimming pool, quietness and the famous mint tea;
2- Do camel trekking, either to watch the sunrise and sunset from the top of the dunes or, do a 2-hour camel ride reaching the desert oasis by crossing the dunes;
3- Visit the Berber villages and oases of Hassilabied and Merzouga, located around the dunes;
4- Go on a 4X4 excursion around Erg Chebbi Dunes;
5- Visit the fossil beds in Erfoud, the cave paintings in Taouz and Rissani Kasbahs;
6- Visit the volcanic cobalt plateau of Hamada du Draa;
7- Watch the dancing and singing of the “Les Pigeons du Sables” of Khamlia.
8-Drink Mint tea on the dunes
9-Stargazing at night
How to get to Merzouga?
You can rent-a-car in Marrakech or get a direct bus.
Supratours Company operates the bus from Marrakech until the Sahara Desert via Ouarzazate.
This journey takes about 12 hours, leaving Marrakech at 08:30 am and arriving at the village of Merzouga at 9 pm.