Erg Chebbi dunes are bean shaped and cover an area 30 km long and around 5-10 km wide. This is a region on nomad Berbers, as opposed to Zagora and Mhamid desert where people are Bedouin Arabs. Around the Dunes of Erg Chebbi exist few villages: Merzouga, Hassilabied, Tanamoust, Takoujt, Khamlia, Tisserdmine.
- Dar El Khamlia, Ksar Khamlia (between Merzouga and Taouz), ☏ .
- [formerly dead link] Riad Tadarte, Merzouga Hassilbid.
- Medical Doctor Erg Chebbi Dunes (Medical Attention Erg Chebbi Dunes). The only village around Erg Chebbi Dunes that has medical facilities is Merzouga. This clinic can stop some normal sickness and help some extreme stuff as scorpion bites (no they don't happen that often, but just in case).