Hotel in Merzouga, south Morocco
Dar Tafouyte is located in Takoujte village, aside Erg Chebbi dunes, just 1km away from Merzouga, the most well known Moroccan village in the Sahara region.
Takoujte is a small village built up by nomad families long time ago. The word itself means “little hill“ and tells the legend that an old lady once lived here and was much appreciated by her generosity helping all Berbers in the region. Dar Tafouyte means “House of the Sun“.
South Morocco is a “must“. Vast and amazing landscapes give impressive images that will always remain in your mind. From the Atlas Mountains to lost oasis and forgotten Berber villages, South Morocco gives you diversity and tranquility, a great escape from other more urban Moroccan destinations.
The Dunes of Erg Chebbi are something not to forget while traveling in Morocco. 30km circle wide, these dunes are the biggest in Southern Morocco and are well known by its special energy and it’s famous “bains de sable“. The biggest dune goes up to around 200m high.
From dawn to the Sunset, Erg Chebbi dunes can be seen from Dar Tafouyte’s terrace or accommodation windows, and it’s special and unique reddish / orange colors always lighten up the house with the light of Sahara Desert.