Merzouga Desert Camp accommodation

Standard desert camp

Luxury desert camp

Standard Desert camp or Luxury desert camp ?

Do you wonder that? Are you thinking to possibly upgrading but are not sure if it’s worth it to spend the extra cash?

Here is list of important aspects to look at when decising on which camp to stay:

  • Location (Standard Desert camp & Luxury desert camp )

a few meters away from the sand dunes of the « ERG CHEBBI ‘ in the famous oasis by the filming of many international movies like : the secrets of the Sahara, Marrakech Express, the operation condor, Lion of the desert,… in this oasis, the highest Palm trees in the area and the beautiful sand dunes that give a beautiful view especially exceptional from the terrace of the hostel where you can see the sunrise and the sunset and where we can also sleep under the open sky completely stars…

  • Tents

Standard tents are generally made of black wool and inside you find carpets or blankets covering the floor and some type of bedding. It can be only mattress, some camps have beds. Blankets and pillows are provided so no need to bring sleeping bag.

Luxury tents are bigger and have proper bedding with some furniture

  • Bathrooms

Standard camp have toilets only and there are located behind the camp and are shared with everyone staying in camp

In luxury camp you will find shower, sink and toilet right in your tent. Some luxury camps have bathroom as part of your sleeping tent. Some the one of higher standard have bathroom set as another attached tent (like stepping into another room). Please note that you might not always get running water in luxury camp especially if you are planning trip to Erg Chegaga where water is very rare. In luxury camps there you find chemical toilets and buckets fill with water for your shower.

  • Food

there is a big difference between the variety of dishes for Standard camp and  luxury camp   downright the quality remains the same between the both
if you are a vegetarian you will be able to order 100% vegetarian’s dishes

  • price

standard tent is the default choice his price is included in the total price
but if you want some privacy or you want a couple’s tent you have to upgrade to the private standard tent for
10 euros per person

upgrade to luxury tent is for
70 euros per person