M'hamid is where the paved road ends and the charm of the Erg Chigaga begins. The tall dunes lie within a wilderness where the only accommodation is in desert camps.

10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20

Traditional Nomadic Experience
Magnificent Views

This region is home to the Ait Atta Berber nomads who live here. Aside from the sand dunes and camels, there are nomad families, wells and a school, twisted tamarisk trees, sodom apple trees, the hammada (black desert), Iriqui salt flats and Sacred Heart Oasis.

Located 50km into the desert are the Big Dunes of Erg Chigaga. Secluded and offering stunning views this camp is equipped with traditional Berber tents. Camel rides, trekking and sand boarding are some of the on-site activities.

All tents are decorated with Berber rugs and equipped with mattresses or beds. Tents have a shared bathroom and toilet. A continental breakfast is served daily. You are invited to enjoy the panoramic views of the desert or simply relax in the Berber-style lounge. The staff organise guided excursions in the surroundings.

Other Suggestions

Erg Chigaga, Luxury
The desert is a magical place. Tranquillity, clear skies, bright stars, simmering vistas, intense colours, big dunes and magical experiences. This can all be enjoyed in comfort at Erg Chigaga Luxury Camp, or at one of our private nomadic camps.
Chez le Pacha Desert Hotel
Chez le Pacha offers wonderful accommodation with "tent rooms" and suites located in M'hamid - right on the edge of the Sahara.
Bab Rimal Desert Hotel
Bab Rimal is a desert retreat with a dozen or so rooms and suites, pool and spa. It is the perfect place to chill out after a desert crossing.
Scarabeo Camp Luxury Tents
Perhaps the best way of describing Scarabeo Camp’s magic is to imagine a charming bivouac of a dozen oriental-inspired tents in one of the most beautiful corners of Morocco.
Terre Des Etoiles Luxury Tents
"Terre des Etoiles" camp welcomes you to the Agafay desert, a wild and hilly land with limitless views. Set in five hectares, surrounded by hills and proudly facing the majestic Atlas.

Other Useful Pages

Listing of all Sahara and the Road to the Desert Camps and Guesthouses
Desert with the Nomads
Morocco Holiday Reviews