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Welcome to Dar Tafouyte

Your Best Hotel in Merzouga

Welcome to Dar Tafouyte, your gateway to the enchanting Sahara desert and the heart of Morocco’s Erg Chebbi dunes. Nestled in the captivating Takoujte village, just a stone’s throw away from the iconic village of Merzouga, Dar Tafouyte stands as a testament to the merging of tradition and hospitality. As the best hotel in Merzouga, we offer a unique blend of modern comforts and timeless Berber culture.

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Discover Merzouga and Beyond

Located just 1km from Merzouga, the most renowned village in the Sahara region, Dar Tafouyte offers easy access to explore the vibrant culture and rich traditions of the local Berber community. South Morocco is a must-visit destination, boasting vast and awe-inspiring landscapes, from the majestic Atlas Mountains to the hidden oases and time-forgotten Berber villages. It’s a tranquil escape from the bustling urban centers of Morocco.

Dar Tafouyte Desert Hotel in Merzouga, nestled at the heart of the Erg Chebbi Dunes, is more than just a place to rest in the Sahara Desert. We offer a wide array of activities that allow you to immerse yourself in the mesmerizing orange sands and experience both the vibrancy and serenity of the region. Nevertheless, our comfortable guesthouse undeniably provides a haven for those seeking comfort and privacy amidst a breathtaking landscape.

Our commitment to preserving local architecture, traditional colors, and materials ensures that Dar Tafouyte feels like an authentic slice of Morocco. When you choose to venture into the Sahara Desert with us, our establishment becomes a gathering point for sharing Berber tales, language, and culture.

Dar Tafouyte Sahara Desert Hotel

The primary building at Dar Tafouyte is divided into two sections: the communal areas and the private hotel rooms. Accessible to all our guests, the common spaces encompass the restaurant and leisure area, as well as a terrace offering panoramic views of the dunes.

For your personal retreat and to recharge after desert exploration, we provide eight fully equipped rooms, each featuring air conditioning and an en-suite bathroom. Additionally, Dar Tafouyte offers three separate apartments, each comprising two well-appointed rooms (also equipped with air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms), a cozy living room with a fireplace, and a private terrace overlooking Merzouga village and the Sahara Dunes.

Erg Chebbi Dunes

The towering dunes of Erg Chebbi, with their unique reddish-orange hues, are a sight to behold. These dunes, the largest in Southern Morocco, cover a 30km-wide circle and are famous for their special energy and the renowned “Bains de sable” – the sand baths. At Dar Tafouyte, you can witness the mesmerizing dunes from dawn to sunset, painting the landscape with the warm colors of the Sahara.

As Dar Tafouyte welcomes you to immerse yourself in the beauty and wonder of the Sahara desert. We invite you to be our guest and experience the magic of this unique corner of Morocco. Discover the serenity of the desert and the warmth of Berber hospitality at Dar Tafouyte – your home in the heart of the Sahara.

Our team

Meet Our Dedicated Team

At Dar Tafouyte, we are more than just a hotel; we are a family-run business committed to providing our guests with an extraordinary Sahara Desert experience. Our dedicated team works tirelessly day-in and day-out to ensure your stay is nothing short of exceptional.


Atman Noughou

Atman oversees every aspect of your stay, ensuring your comfort and satisfaction. With years of experience in the hospitality industry, they are dedicated to making your visit memorable.


Brahim Noughou

With a deep passion for the Sahara and a commitment to preserving Berber traditions, Brahim founded Dar Tafouyte to share the magic of this unique landscape with the world.

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