Akka Nait Sidi Desert Camp

Location: Desert Morocco | Morocco

Price guide: £££££ Less than £100 per person per night

Akka Nait Sidi is a remote wilderness camp in the desert of southern Morocco. Staying in traditional Bedouin-style tents, you’ll embark on camel trips into the desert, visit ancient villages and enjoy traditional Moroccan cuisine, in a stunning location surrounded by desolate desert beauty.
Perfect forThe ultimate desert getaway.
In the know
  • Enjoy a remote desert experience in southern Morocco
  • Stay in traditional Bedouin-style tents
  • Authentic cuisine made from local market produce

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  • Setting & Views
  • Adventure
  • Off the Beaten Track
  • Honeymoon

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Sitting in the arid desert of southern Morocco, and overlooking a landscape carved through with giant canyons, Akka Nait Sidi enjoys a pretty spectacular location. The camp is remote, sitting roughly equidistant between Agadir, Marrakech and Ouarzazate, but a few hours’ drive from each; desolate desert, plunging canyons and traditional Berber villages dot the landscape as far as the eye can see.

Rooms at Akka Nait Sidi Desert Camp

Akka Nait Sidi’s 14 Bedouin desert tents combine desert living with modern standards of comfort, constructed in a traditional style, decorated with authentic Berber textiles, and featuring comfortable beds. Toilets and showers are shared and feature solar-heated water.

Food & Drink

Meals are served either in the restaurant tent, or, when the weather permits, in the great outdoors. Breakfast is a hearty spread consisting of home-baked bread, cooked dishes and a range of cheeses and fruit. Lunch is served at the nearby Chez Lahcen guesthouse, while dinner is a traditional affair which varies according to the produce on offer at the local market that day; dishes are traditional Moroccan, and vegetarian diets can be catered for on request.

Facilities

The camp features lots of secluded spots where you can relax with a drink and take in the desolate beauty of the desert landscape. The Maure Café also features a small pool, perfect for a refreshing dip in the hot summer.

Activities at Akka Nait Sidi Desert Camp

A stay at Akka Nait Sidi is all about exploring the beautiful desert landscapes and rich traditional culture of southern Morocco. A range of excursions and activities depart from the camp, including camel rides through the desert, treks up the Bani mountain and a trip to an ancient hammam in Douar de Tghit.

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Hotel location

The camp is around 3.5 hours by private road transfer from the nearest airport at Ouarzazate.

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