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Habitation Clement

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Beautiful park, sugar mill and colonial house

The park is huge and gorgeous. Lovely to see big modern statues in the middle of nature. The sugar... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Laurence_Brussels
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Montreal, Canada
Great tasting room.

We visited this distillery as part of a larger tour of Martinique. The history of the facility is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TheRealKhalilah
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Estados Unidos
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Located on the east coast of Martinique, this is one of the most famous Plantation Homes in the Caribbean.
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All reviews tasting room rum tasting audio guide plantation house sugar cane grounds are beautiful interesting visit gift shop the main house great place to visit two hours gulf war palm trees an art gallery worth the trip rum making production process
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The park is huge and gorgeous. Lovely to see big modern statues in the middle of nature. The sugar mill is really interesting as you can still see the old machinery in the factory. The colonial house is gorgeous and filled with antiques and pictures...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Laurence_Brussels
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this distillery as part of a larger tour of Martinique. The history of the facility is interesting. The restored home is beautiful. Be sure to stop in the museum and galleries. The tasting room is a must if you enjoy rum.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheRealKhalilah
Reviewed 5 days ago

The facility is amazing, the park is gorgeous, and the art museum is unexpectedly good. And then there's the rum. The tasting room is a lively place, and settling into the world of rum is a revelation. Clement has done an incredible job making this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit this, you can skip all other sugar mills and distilleries as you get a good idea on the topic. Set in a beautiful place (you need a car to get there) it is a working factory and you can walk between the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Uwe S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a beautiful property with a interesting history. It has an art gallery and some other features that differentiate it, but as a distillery tour... it is ridiculously over priced and not as beautiful as some of the others. My favorite was JM on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JPmiami313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to stop while driving to la Francoise, there is exhibition of rum producers, house of the founder and renault pop art exhibition. Also if you have enough time you can spend time in the garden. Gift shop offers different rums and other products...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sisas_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful gardens with lots of interesting sculptures. Interesting information well laid out, with great rum tasting at the end.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank linbrucesmith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous trees in grounds with art works with a trail that leads to a working rum distillery. Fabulous smell and samples.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed November 22, 2018

As an avid rum/rhum drinker, I enjoy most distillery tours. Getting a sneak peek into the process that makes the delicious drop, on various islands, is always worthwhile. But Habitation Clement is not the standard distillery tour. It's a beautiful colonial house, art gallery, sculpture...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Nice day trip with a beautiful park and some old machinery from the destillery. At the end you can dry some different rums (and of course buy some if you want...)

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sioned1
September 18, 2015|
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Response from Rachel B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Patty, I did this on my own. (Really on my own as I went without my husband.) I flew down on American Airlines and stayed at a hotel in Trois Islets. The front desk gave me the name of a taxi driver and he charged me 60... More
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February 21, 2015|
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Response from MapleandTango | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing any. Most visitors had rented cars or came in on tour buses. The area is pretty remote, there were no taxis waiting.
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February 21, 2015|
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Response from CTJohn | Reviewed this property |
I did notice taxis in the parking lot when we visited. I couldn't tell you whether they would take a fare back to the pier or whether they were there with prearranged groups. You may be able to make arrangements with your... More
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Martinique Trip Report w/kids ages 7 & 11 (4 Replies)
Just returned from a wonderful week in Martinique! Here are some tips and ideas (prices are approx, written as U.S. dollars for ease; assuming 1:1): Day 1:arrived Monday at 6:30 pm on Norwegian Air from Balt/Wash (pop on-board: $3; sandwiches:$5). We had pre-paid for an Avis stick shift ($35/day). Note: Rent a small car--roads and parking spaces are narrow! We had to put a $650 deposit on our credit card upon arrival. We were in the back of the plane, so we got to the Avis counter after a...More
March 22, 2016|
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Hi AndreaExpat! Thanks for a fantastic trip report! We're planning a trip to Maritinique, and will be staying in the Le Diamant area as well. Thanks so much for the detailed info, tips and prices. Much appreciated! How expensive was the gas/petrol in Martinique? And did most gas stations accept credit cards? Many thanks, Sue