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Smara is a town in Western Sahara, located inland near the Atlantic coast. The town is known for its traditional Sahrawi architecture, with many houses made of mudbrick. Smara is also a centre for Islamic scholarship and is home to a large mosque and several Qur'anic schools. Because of its desert location, Smara has a hot climate year-round. The best time to visit is during the winter months, from November to March when the weather is mildest. However, it's important to be aware that Smara is located near a zone with landmines, so it's important to stay on marked roads and paths if you do choose to visit.

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Airports near Smara

Reach Smara your way. You can easily travel to Smara using any of these 4 airports.

Hassan I Airport

This is the closest international airport to Smara, located approximately 1,000 kilometres away. It is a major hub with numerous international flights and offers connecting flights to smaller airports in Morocco.


Mohammed V International Airport

Another international airport in Morocco, located around 1,100 kilometres from Smara. It offers a wide range of international flights and serves as a connecting point for domestic flights to smaller airports.


Agadir-Al Massira Airport

Situated approximately 1,200 kilometres from Smara, this international airport serves as a gateway to the southern region of Morocco. It offers connections to smaller airports in the area.


Nouakchott-Oumtounsy International Airport

While not as close as the previous options, this international airport is around 1,300 kilometres away from Smara. It serves as a connecting point for travellers heading to Smara from various international destinations.

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With our Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) options, you can split the cost of your airline tickets into smaller instalments that can be paid back over time. Many of these plans are interest-free, but it's always a good idea to confirm this with your lending provider beforehand.

At Alternative Airlines, you can practically manage the budget of your trip by using BNPL for your flights to Smara, ensuring a smooth, hassle-free experience!

Things to do in Smara

Discovering the many attractions of Smara can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

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Ksar of Smara

This 19th-century fortified town is Smara's crown jewel. Built entirely of mudbrick, the Ksar features a unique geometric layout with houses arranged around a central mosque. The Ksar was once a thriving desert trading post, and its narrow, winding streets offer insight into a bygone era.

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The Mosque of the Blue Sultan

Ma el Ainin, also known as the Blue Sultan, founded Smara in the late 19th century. The mosque he built, featuring blue-coloured gates, is the town's most famous landmark. While the mosque itself is generally closed to non-Muslims, the adjacent zaouia (religious school) is sometimes open on Fridays.

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Smara Erg

Smara sits on the edge of the expansive Smara Erg, a sea of sand dunes that stretches for hundreds of kilometres. Visitors can explore the Erg on guided 4WD tours or camel treks, experiencing the beauty and tranquillity of the Sahara Desert.

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