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Desert Retreat Camp

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4 Mar.5 Mar.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

According to all the positive reviews we read about this camp we couldn’t expect any better. The site is beautiful and quite comfortable for a tent site and our friends who were there a couple of days before were enchanted with the camp and the...More

1  Thank FrenchTraveler2014
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We spent one night in this camp. The camp is about a 20 min drive from the meeting point at Al-Maha gas station in Wasil. It is located at the base of a tall dune and is consisted of 12 real goat-wool bedouin tents pitched...More

Thank Kadasia
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Decent Food. Very friendly owner and team. Good enough facilities for the desert stay. Bon fire, black tea, nice breeze and the stars! Tiring hike up the highest sand dune point, but totally worth it. Lot of scenic pictures can be taken. A bigger bed...More

1  Thank Sunil T
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Nice Camp? We were very good welcomed. Dinner and Breakfast were Ok. Be careful there are mosquitos and the mosquito net we had for our double bed was not large enough to cover the bed. the 30 mn Camel ride was great. people are all...More

Thank SEBASTIEN S
Reviewed 27 December 2016

For those are a bit adventurous this place has it all. We gathered at a designated Gas Station at Bidiyah with the rest of the group which consisted Indians, Arabs and Europeans. There were about 10 families in all. From the Highway we turned to...More

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Stewart C
4 March 2017|
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Response from SEBASTIEN S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry for the delay. If you want to visit the Desert, drive through the wadi's, visiting the mountains.. you absolutely need a 4 wheels driving car. Sebastien
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nnatdaa
6 December 2016|
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Response from mbperth2015 | Reviewed this property |
Hello I tried to post the email address of Humaid, the owner who is very helpful but looks like email addresses are not allowed. The camp does have a Facebook page listing a phone number which is how we contacted him. We... More
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mbperth2015
18 November 2016|
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Response from SEBASTIEN S | Reviewed this property |
Hi is better to go to the Camp with somebody from the property. look at the way, so you will be able easily to come back on your own. Seb
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"Be prepared to stay in a genuine tent in the desert. No luxuries. Great comfort and a great time with the..."
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"Rooms far from the bonfire area are probably quieter."
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"Never go there to get good vibes!!"
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