DESERT LUXURY CAMP IN MOROCCO

yolanda December 14, 2015 0
DESERT LUXURY CAMP IN MOROCCO

Lawrence of Arabia, James Bond (Spectre), the Gladiator and Daenerys Targaryen (Game of Thrones) went on adventures in the desert of south Morocco. The Sahara is of incredible beauty and mystery.

I discovered the Sahara in Morocco in November 2015. It was an unexpected spiritual voyage. I admired the Atlas Mountains, the Draa Valley, the vastness of the desert, the spectacular colours of the landscape. And I enjoyed the silence and the mysticism of the Sahara.

I spent the night in an amazing luxury camp by Dar Azawad. The camp is located in the dunes of Chegaga, 60 kilometres from M’hamid, amidst the most beautiful dunes of southern Morocco.

The luxury camp features six tents with outstanding comfort. Each tent has a king-size bed, a seating area, a wardrobe, a coffee machine, a mobile toilet shower with hot and cold water.

We were welcomed by very friendly Berbers who invited us for tea and later served dinner in a big tent. The 4-course menu was very copious and delicious!

After dinner, drinks were served around the campfire to the sound of Berbers singing and playing music. I felt like Debra Winger and John Malkovich in “The Sheltering Sky” by Bernardo Bertolucci.

 

DESERT LUXURY CAMP IN MOROCCO

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(Above) On the tracks of Lawrence of Arabia: Dar Azawad’s luxury desert camp.

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(Above) The perfect hosts: two young Berbers welcomed us for an apero in the desert. They wore traditional Berber robes.

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(Above) A Berber cook surprised us in the evening with a delicious 4-course dinner. A must in Morocco: the tajine (picture) is an exquisite North African Berber dish.

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(Above) I spent the night in this beautiful tent. The interior design is inspired by Mauritanian and Moroccan crafts. The bed is very comfortable.

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(Above) In the tent, you have your own wash basin, a mobile toilet and a shower.

Discover the world of Dar Azawad
http://www.darazawad.com/en/camps-de-charme-des-dunes.html

VERTIGO recommends Tombouctour, a Swiss travel agency specialized in trips to Morocco. They organized our 5-day trip (including the night in the desert luxury camp) with the highest professionalism and efficiency.
http://www.tombouctour.ch/

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