Well the Kasbah Mohayut hotel in Merzouga, Morocco will help your fantasy come true.
Most of us have had that romantic “Lawrence of Arabia” fantasy, filled with excitement, unique desert chill out spots, and luxurious tents filled with fineries and mystery. Kasbah Mohayut hotel is situated near the historic village of Merzouga on the fringe of Erg Chebbi which are some of North Africa’s highest sand dunes, reaching as high as 150 meters in places, truly impressive.
The Kasbah Mohayut hotel itself is surrounded by Pise (mud) walls which encompass the beautiful gardens, main building, hotels rooms and swimming pool. In addition you’ll find a bar, restaurant and lounge, peaceful patios and roof top terraces, the perfect places to relax with a cool drink and a bit to eat while you feast your eyes of the star filled desert sky at night. To light your way around the hotel grounds you’ll find candles and charming lanterns, creating an inviting ambience.
The hotel itself is brimming with beautiful local arts and crafts, fossils, and rose like mineral formations called “Desert Roses” which the environment has created through Mother Nature’s force of water, wind and sandy desert conditions, a truly remarkable testament to natures strength.
The hotel has 20 cozy guest rooms that you will literally fall in love with as well as the hotel’s attractive and peaceful atmosphere, a delicious variety of Moroccan specialties like Tagine with chicken and cous cous. The warm and welcoming staff at the Kasbah Mohayut hotel are all local and can share the best stories of all the desert’s special hidden places, ensuring that you enjoy the true Berber warmth and experiences, among some of the most stunning and extraordinary scenery in the world.
All of the hotel rooms are decorated in attractive Berber styles and attractive colors, filled with beautiful rugs, handcrafted furniture and unique wall hangings. All of the rooms have en-suite Tadelakt (classic Berber polished plaster) bathrooms, heating and air-conditioning as well as WiFi upon request.
To truly create your “Lawrence of Arabia” fantasy you’ll want to take part in one of the desert camps. If you choose the deep desert camp you can travel by camel, a must do at some point in your life. There is also a Dune camp that you’ll reach via 4×4 vehicles and a more intimate camp that can also be enjoyed exclusively. The desert camps are almost luxurious providing comfortable beds, carpets, running water and bathrooms. Delicious delicacies will be served, along with mint tea while you listen to your guide share exciting desert stories and sing enchanting local songs.
You can also go on a day trip via camel or on foot, enjoy a picnic is a charming oasis as you watch the sunset, a lovely way to spend the day.
If you’re ready to live out your exciting Arabian fantasy there is no better place to do it than at the Kasbah Mohayt Hotel in Morocco and its surrounding one of a kind chill out spots.