Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel – south Morocco

João Leitão
Updated on January 19, 2019
Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel - south Morocco
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.

Swimming pool - Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel
Moroccan mint tea + swimming pool + desert dunes – Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel

Regarding accommodation, this hotel in Morocco offers you exclusive luxury bivouacs in the dunes and also rooms with beautiful decoration.

Desert Hotel in Morocco
Sahara Sunset – Desert Hotel in Morocco

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

Facade of Auberge Café du Sud Desert Hotel
Facade of Auberge Café du Sud Desert Hotel

2- Swimming pool and friendly Blue Man from Sahara Desert

Hotel in Sahara Desert – Auberge Café du Sud
Hotel in Sahara Desert – Auberge Café du Sud

3- Decorated double room, Sahara Desert inspiration

Hotel in Sahara Desert - Auberge Café du Sud
Auberge Café du Sud, Sahara Desert Hotel

4- Camel trekking in Sahara dunes

Camel trekking in Merzouga Dunes, Morocco
Camel trekking in Merzouga Dunes, Morocco

5- Tourist children birthday party

Tourist children birthday party - Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel
Tourist children birthday party – Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel

6- Preparing traditional mint tea with wooden fire

Preparing traditional mint tea with fire - Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel
Preparing traditional mint tea with fire – Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel

7- Tents in front of hotel

Tents in front of hotel - Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel
Tents in front of hotel – Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel

8- Oasis inside the dunes 2 hours camel ride away

Oasis 2 hours camel ride from the hotel - Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel
Oasis 2 hours camel ride from the hotel – Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel

9- Oasis fire and drums

Oasis fire and drums - Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel
Oasis fire and drums – Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel

10- Desert camp with private tents

Hotel in Sahara Desert - Auberge Café du Sud
Hotel in Sahara Desert – Auberge Café du Sud

11- Stars in sky and desert bivouac – tents by night

Hotel in Sahara Desert - Auberge Café du Sud
Hotel in Sahara Desert – Auberge Café du Sud, Sahara Desert Hotel

12- Oasis room inside tent

Oasis room inside tent - Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel
Oasis room inside tent – Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel

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.

Swimming pool - Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel
Swimming pool – Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel

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

Camel trekking in Morocco - Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel
Camel trekking in Morocco – Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel

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?

Serving Moroccan mint tea in Sahara Desert
Serving Moroccan mint tea in Sahara 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;

Swimming pool - Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel
Swimming pool – Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel

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;

Camel Trekking Merzouga
Camel Trekking Merzouga

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;

Fossils on rocks - Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel
Millions of years old fossils – Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel

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

Min tea in Sahara Desert
Min tea in Sahara Desert

9-Stargazing at night

Stargazing Moroccan Desert
Stargazing Moroccan Desert

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.

Auberge Café du Sud

Erg Chebbi Dunes in Auberge Café du Sud Hotel
Erg Chebbi Dunes in Auberge Café du Sud Hotel

☎️ Contacts: Auberge Café du Sud, Ras el Erg, Merzouga, Morocco ● Phone: +212 661 216 166 ● Email: [email protected] ● Website: www.hotelcafedusud.com.

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