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Rhumerie de Chamarel

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Address: Royal Rd, Chamarel, Mauritius
Phone Number: 230 483 7980
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The tour is fairly short but interesting. However 1 mark dropped as its out of season so the machines or the production process isn't taking place now and this isn't made clear... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2016
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San Diego, California
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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you are not at all into drinking rum, a visit of the rhumerie is still worth it. Not only will you learn about the sugar cane and its importance to the island's history and economy, but you can also admire the beautiful setting of this place in the middle of nowhere. Just to walk around and look at... More 

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Beau Bassin - Rose Hill
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place. Nice Welcome and good food. A must visit place. All sweets are homemade with local fruits and very well presented

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Bingley, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the rum tasting but the tour was not that interesting for me. My parents enjoyed it though. Friends had said the restaurant is very good however we didn't visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the highlights in Mauritius. The tour itself was only an hour but the guide was really informative and enthusiastic. You get to see the process of sugar cane to rhum and how different rhums are distilled and aged. Towards the end of the tour, you get to taste 8 different types of rum (generous amount as well!). They... More 

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Thank J R
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53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

The tour is fairly short but interesting. However 1 mark dropped as its out of season so the machines or the production process isn't taking place now and this isn't made clear, also no reduction in price on the tour which is silly. The tasting is fun, if you enjoy rum you can get your money back here just through... More 

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Kent
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60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

I am not a rum drinker so I can not comment on the rum that was served here but we went as a party of six adults and a baby. We arrived and had lunch in the restaurant which was lovely....it was great. Then we did a tour of the Rhumerie...which is quick and does not take long but it... More 

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Windhoek, Namibia
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65 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

We recently visited the Rhumerie but were dissapointed to find that the machines were not running due to it being out of rum making season. However, we enjoyed our visit and found the rum tasting delicious.

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Gauteng
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

The distillery is a "Copper wonder" with vats placed in easy to view areas. Tons of photo opportunities as it is nestled in a stunning valley. Be sure to bring along your rupees if you want to take a bottle of Mauritian rum or liqueur home.

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Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location & fabulous gardens. Food is good but not excellent. I've been on two occasions now & have found the front of house staff to be quite cold & rude and if the restaurant is busy, the service at the restaurant is atrocious (you certainly wouldn't want to be in a hurry). Interesting tour & lovely guides.

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Mauritius
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Recommended to everyone passing by Chamarel village. Nice view. Staffs very welcoming and guided tour. The best part is the different flavoured rhum for FREE. Worth a visit.

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