Spread over an area of more than 100 hectares, panoramic views extend to the area known in the outskirts of Marrakesh as the Agafay Desert, whose landscapes vary between rocks, barren hills and rich valleys.
This unique agafay desert is located about 31 kilometres from Marrakesh and has a simple and sublime nature at the same time, and a number of authentic villages live in it to this day.
The agafay desert can be explored on board a four-wheel-drive vehicle, by riding on a camel, or via a trip on foot, as trips usually leave in the morning from Marrakech.
There are green oases among the sand dunes in this desert that contains hotel camps, which makes it an ideal space to enjoy the holidays in a pleasant and refreshing atmosphere.
These hotels are simple, yet provide all the comfort and relaxation, welcoming visitors to lunch under a Berber tent or enjoy a magical dinner under the stars. You can also organize a wedding or a birthday party in this agafay desert.
You will feel a unique comfort while sitting in front of the stunning view of the High Atlas peaks and you will relax with this beautiful feeling of being alone in the world.
How to get to the place?
In an extraordinary landscape, this desert not of sand but of stones reserves you authentic and beautiful surprises. Overcome during the day by the panoramic view of the Atlas Mountains, and, at night, by a sublime starry sky.
Agafay desert can be reached by 4WD vehicle, through a service provider, depending on the pre-selected activity, or by means of transportation provided by a camp.
Agafay Desert Camps
At the very heart of an immense desert steppe located 40 km from the ocher city, the Agafay desert camps offer you exceptional stays or stages.
To take full advantage of this unique experience, various bivouacs in the Agafay desert welcome you for special moments. You have the choice between authentic or more comfortable camps and even the most luxurious bivouacs.
All types of activities and excursions are possible. You can fly over this lunar landscape in a hot air balloon or explore it during a quad ride or buggy ride. Do you prefer nature outings? Let yourself be seduced by a stroll on a camel or on horseback, mountain bike rides or simply on foot…
For the organization of special events like weddings, birthdays, private parties… you can contact us here.
We have selected for you the best camps in the Agafay desert for a bivouac in a unique mineral environment.
A campground in the Agafay desert, Inara Camp is a luxury campground located in the Rig region. You will stay there in the middle of a beautiful landscape with all amenities available.
This invitation to travel in a comfortable environment with authentic decoration is signed by Vincent Jaquet, one of the pioneers in Morocco of high-end desert tourism.
With a general atmosphere that highlights all the know-how of Moroccan craftsmanship, Inara Camp consists of two parts:
- a space reserved for travellers passing through for the day who simply come for lunch.
- a camp for travellers who wish to spend one or more nights in this extraordinary environment.
This luxury bivouac in the Agafay desert offers optimal comfort with hot water, a bathroom, toilet, living room and a bedroom with a king-size bed. The whole is arranged in beautiful 30 m2 tents in a place where serenity and privacy are preserved.
Many activities are available on-site, including quad biking, camel or horseback riding, mountain biking, lunch with locals on request, water activities at Lake Takerkoust located 14 km away, evening entertainment… Not to mention, delicious Moroccan cuisine will delight your taste buds…
Agafay Luxury Camp
Luxury camp located on the rocky plateau of the reg, Agafay Luxury Camp offers a restaurant, a swimming pool and accommodation made of very well-equipped tents.
In this establishment, everything is done to welcome you in the best possible way in an extraordinary environment that you can contemplate for a long time from the beautiful panoramic terrace provided for this purpose.
activities are available as an option such as quad or car rental. You can, of course, discover the surroundings during a camel or horseback ride. The privileged location of the Agafay Luxury Camp makes it a dream starting point for a mountain biking stay in the Atlas Mountains.
The establishment also offers various well-being activities within the bivouac. Would you like to spend one or more nights in a special camp? Agafay Luxury camp welcomes you in the best possible conditions.
The restaurant offers French and Moroccan cuisine, as well as varied breakfasts that the traveller selects according to his wishes.
Yes we Camp’s Agafay
A desire to escape, change the landscape and return to basic life in the heart of the desert while remaining comfortable. Come and discover Les Cent Ciels, a true gem in the heart of the agafay desert, just 35 minutes from Marrakech. Caudal tents are installed in the purest Moroccan tradition by experts and experienced field staff. Around the campfire and under the stars, you will experience extraordinary moments.
We offer you varied and high-quality Moroccan cuisine. Dishes are prepared with local ingredients and prepared by real Moroccan chefs with a long tradition.
This camp offers access to the swimming pool, shows of Gnaoua, Folklore Marocain, and Dekka Mrakchia also provides free breakfast and cleaning room services.
Oxygen Lodge Agafay
The Oxygen Lodge Agafay is located in the heart of the Agafay desert, less than 35 minutes from Marrakech.
We offer you a unique and atypical experience of staying under a grand, spacious and luxurious tent, Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Our atypical accommodation offers you a magnificent evening in luxury tents combining Arabian Moorish handicrafts and French Art Deco style.
Our tent has its own bathroom,
Guests can wander our entire 20 hectares and in addition to the lodge tents provided for their accommodation, they can also enjoy the dining lounge tents with terraces with stunning views.
Tea and fire ceremonies are held every sunset…a moment of pure joy for our guests.
In the heart of the stone steppe offered by the Agafay desert, facing the Atlas Mountains, the luxury bivouac Canyon Lodge invites you to take a stopover or a very special stay.
This Agafay “Canyon Lodge” desert camp offers you large and beautiful spacious air-conditioned and very well-equipped rooms, private bathroom and toilet, each with a panoramic terrace to admire this unique environment.
The bivouac has a swimming pool with a pool house and a restaurant with a view of this mineral desert. You will be able to admire a landscape made of mineral dunes, and not of sand. The general atmosphere and the decoration of the place are not mistaken: you find yourself in a desert but which does not look like any other!
Emeraude Luxury Camp
Located in the middle of the Agafay desert, this comfortable intimate camp with 5 tents invites you to spend one or more exceptional nights in an idyllic setting.
Each furnished tent is decorated differently and is equipped with comfortable beds, showers, toilets and necessary bed linen. To ensure your comfort and have a luxury holiday.
The Agafay “Emeraude Luxury Camp” desert bivouac offers you a rare, very pleasant moment, typical Moroccan cuisine. During the day, as in the evening, activities are offered: around marvellous lively campfires in the evening or visits on the back of camels or on horseback during the day…
For privatization needs, but also for tailor-made stays, come and experience or discover moments that will mark the spirits.
In the middle of the mineral dunes of a lunar landscape, La Pause nestles in a beautiful oasis of greenery. An intimate and traditional place, it offers accommodation in a tent in a bivouac or in the comfort of a room in its lodge.
Nights in well-equipped tents, optional activities offered during the day, and an on-site swimming pool. This luxury eco-lodge does not forget its intimate convictions. For this reason, discover the soul of the nomad that lies dormant in you in an environment like nowhere else. You will enjoy pleasant authentic moments made of simplicity and conviviality, all in optimal comfort.
For lunch or dinner under the Berber tent, awaken your taste buds to the flavours and colours of traditional and festive cuisine. Fancy some madness? Treat yourself to a festive dinner punctuated by traditional music in front of Moroccan shows.
Nomad Camp Agafay
Tucked away in the middle of the Atlas Mountains, sleep under the stars in our unique glamping experience at Selina Nomad Camp Agafay. Just a 30-minute drive from Marrakech, immerse yourself in this oasis of peace and tranquillity and spend your days embracing the silence in wellness classes and trekking through desert canyons.
As the sun sets, join the party with a complimentary ticket to our curated music festival, SIMS Sattalight, and dance under the milky way as international and local DJs pump out electronic beats.
Nomad camp agafay is one of the best camps in the agafay desert they provides also many amenities to spend an unforgettable day, you can have some YOGA lessons, a swimming pool, live music, a bar, a movie room…
Terre Des Étoiles
Terre des étoiles is a camp located on the reg with the Atlas Mountains as a backdrop. Comfortable and luxurious camp of your choice, depending on the selected accommodation, Terre des étoiles offers Berber tents and lodges that blend perfectly with nature.
An organic vegetable garden feeds the cuisine offered at the ecolodge restaurant, a wellness area with a hammam, two swimming pools, daytime activities and evening entertainment and activities are on the agenda. This diverse and varied program is perfectly mastered by the event department of this player in sustainable tourism. Its team organizes unforgettable public and private evenings for you.
Deep communion with nature, Terre des étoiles stands out for its ecological convictions and its renowned experience in the heart of this mineral desert.