The Cadushy Distillery
The Cadushy Distillery
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Have you ever tried drinking a cactus? Don’t miss this special experience when you’re on Bonaire! The Cadushy Distillery produces something you would have never imagined: excellent liqueur, made out of cactus. Entrance to the Cadushy Distillery including a tour with explanation of the process and including the tasting of their liqueurs is entirely free! The only thing you need to bring is your good mood ;-)
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Kristen
    Winston Salem, North Carolina5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Rum Tasting
    We stopped here on our tour and tried some rum. Some were great, others tasted like cough medicine. The green was our favorite. It was a cool place. The birds were colorful and we learned how they pick up cactus. Highly recommend!
    Visited June 2023
    Written June 28, 2023
  • Julie M
    22 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun side trip
    A fun little trip into Rincon. The tours takes only 10-15 minutes. The staff was cheerful, pleasant and knowledgeable. Kris answered all our questions. It was fun to sample all of the products. A nice sitting area to watch the local birds. The only downer was the lack of food options. There is a limit to how much you can/should sample without food. There was nothing offered to eat with the samples. We went on a Tuesday and couldn’t find places to eat after the tour. So maybe pack a picnic so that you can linger and enjoy the bar.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 12, 2023
  • Stephanie S
    Montpelier, Virginia11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great distillery to check out and cool down
    The distillery was a stop on our van tour of Bonaire. It was a great experience from start to finish. For starters very clean bathrooms! The distillery itself is lovely and there were quite a few beautiful trees and birds about. The staff was great very friendly and not pushy for you to buy their goods. I purchased their house whiskey to bring home to my husband and he says he likes it very much. They also had nice ice cold soda and water available for purchase - a real God send on a 99 degree day!!
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written November 15, 2023
  • juli H
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice place to be
    We take the golf caddy to the Cadushy Distillery. A very nice woman greets us warmly and gives us something to try. We learn everything about the production of Cadushy Likör and try so much more. We drink a Cocktail in the very nice garden and enjoy the place.
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written January 7, 2024
  • Kathryn L
    Chiang Mai, Thailand26 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cadushy Distillery in Rincon is a must for your vacation to Bonaire.
    We loved visiting the Cadushy Distillery in Rincon, Bonaire. We tasted their rum, vodka, and whiskey and especially loved the run. We splurged and bought a Limited Edition bottle of Rom Rincon and a bottle of whiskey and had no trouble bringing them home to the US in our checked suitcase. Yolanda was especially helpful. Their history and tour were very interesting and we loved sitting in their botanical garden area and watching the colorful birds. Great way to celebrate our 50th Anniversary!
    Dear Kathryn, Thank you so much for your glowing review! We're happy to hear that your visit to Cadushy Distillery was a memorable part of your 50th Anniversary celebration. It's wonderful to know that you enjoyed our spirits, especially the Rom Rincon, and that Yolanda could make your experience even more special. Our garden is indeed a great spot to relax and enjoy the local wildlife, and we're glad you took pleasure in it. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Bonaire. Cheers to many more celebrations! The Cadushy Team
    Written April 3, 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written February 16, 2024
  • Gryphons98
    Guelph, Canada119 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wet your whistle at Cadushy Distillery
    Thank you to Marten at Cadushy Distillery for providing us with a tour and tasting after a long day driving and snorkeling through Washington-Slagbaai National Park. We were able to sample all of the liqueurs as well as several rums... delicious! Our kids enjoyed a Sprite while watching the birds and playing with the cats. All in all, a great way to wrap up the day.
    Thank you for your nice review. We are glad you and your family liked the visit!
    Written April 3, 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written March 13, 2024
  • Renee W
    Lakeland, Florida30 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    interesting stop on a low key day
    Stopped in on a break from diving day and was worth the stop. We were given an explanation of the distilling process and tour of the actual distillery area then after we were offered tastings of the different alcohols. Our guide was well informed and personable. He was also very honest and explained our best purchasing options to spend less money for more product - very helpful. We opted to purchase the Cudushy liquor and some aged rum.
    Hello! Thanks for your review! Enjoy the Cadushy Liqueur and aged Rum. Till next time! The Cadushy Team
    Written May 7, 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written April 30, 2024
  • Agda H
    Inverness, Florida53 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Loved this tour and came home with amazing rum!
    We went here as part of an island tour! It was an unexpected pleasure. They had a few colorful building. We tasted several delicious liqueurs and the best rum I have ever tasted in my life. We also had a drink after tasting and it was a beautiful environment outdoors with amazing colorful birds in the tress. We bought some of that amazing rum, Rom Rincon and a bottle of Calbas of Curacao. They carry products from several of the dutch islands. We had a great time and I will return again if I get the change so I can own more of this rum! We loved that they had a resident cat who is Lord of all he surveys!
    Visited May 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written May 17, 2024
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Susan
Corinna, ME180 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Solo
As part of an organized tour, we stopped in Rincon at the Cadushy Distillery. It wasn't very big, but interesting! Entrepreneurs have made cactus liquor rum, and other spirits... they are endeavoring to create beer and expand this wonderful tourist spot. Samples were offered at the center of the compound under a large gourd tree. It was definitely worth the stop!
Written February 20, 2020
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Kristen
Winston Salem, NC5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
We stopped here on our tour and tried some rum. Some were great, others tasted like cough medicine. The green was our favorite. It was a cool place. The birds were colorful and we learned how they pick up cactus. Highly recommend!
Written June 28, 2023
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MDixs0n
New Virginia, IA32 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
We stopped off at the Cadushy distillery in Rincon after diving one day. I'm a rum and whiskey lover so we had been planning to visit the distillery on our recent trip. The distillery was very clean and the courtyard was traditional Bonaire in appearance. The lady at the bar who gave us the tasting was very friendly and informative. The cactus flavor was our favorite. The gentleman who gave us the little tour was also very informative. It was very interesting to learn the ins and outs of how the liquor is made. I was amazed that all the liquors are made onsite by hand in the small room. I was also amazed at how many different flavors and different types of liquor they make. I didn't have my wallet as we had just finished diving prior to our visit. So the next day we stopped at their shop in downtown Kralendijk. The lady there was also very nice and friendly. I just wish you could bring more bottles back to the US as you can only purchase these liquors on the island. A must visit if you travel to Bonaire!
Written March 30, 2020
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Renee W
Lakeland, FL30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Stopped in on a break from diving day and was worth the stop. We were given an explanation of the distilling process and tour of the actual distillery area then after we were offered tastings of the different alcohols. Our guide was well informed and personable. He was also very honest and explained our best purchasing options to spend less money for more product - very helpful. We opted to purchase the Cudushy liquor and some aged rum.
Written April 30, 2024
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Hello! Thanks for your review! Enjoy the Cadushy Liqueur and aged Rum. Till next time! The Cadushy Team
Written May 7, 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Kathryn L
Chiang Mai, Thailand26 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
We loved visiting the Cadushy Distillery in Rincon, Bonaire. We tasted their rum, vodka, and whiskey and especially loved the run. We splurged and bought a Limited Edition bottle of Rom Rincon and a bottle of whiskey and had no trouble bringing them home to the US in our checked suitcase. Yolanda was especially helpful. Their history and tour were very interesting and we loved sitting in their botanical garden area and watching the colorful birds. Great way to celebrate our 50th Anniversary!
Written February 16, 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.
Dear Kathryn, Thank you so much for your glowing review! We're happy to hear that your visit to Cadushy Distillery was a memorable part of your 50th Anniversary celebration. It's wonderful to know that you enjoyed our spirits, especially the Rom Rincon, and that Yolanda could make your experience even more special. Our garden is indeed a great spot to relax and enjoy the local wildlife, and we're glad you took pleasure in it. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next trip to Bonaire. Cheers to many more celebrations! The Cadushy Team
Written April 3, 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Captain Jim
North Myrtle Beach, SC66 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
So we stopped for the first time in Rincon after diving Karpata and northern dive sites.
Well worth the stop. Heck you have to drive thru Rincon anyway. Pool little distillery. Samples some Cadshy. We liked the cactus one best. Purchased a bottle for after dinners this summer at the beach. Definitely worth the stop. Safe to leave your dive gear in back of truck.
Written February 16, 2020
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Dan50226
Columbus87 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Tasty liquors and they let you sample all of them. Then they give you a demonstration and education on how they make them. Then you order up your favorite and sit in their shaded patio area under the calbas trees, pet the resident cats and just savor and enjoy. Rincon is a neat little town with history and culture. We lucked out the day we visited and also caught the first leg of the town's Carnival parade. The scenic loop drive from Kralendijk, up the coast, past the salt ponds and flamingoes of Slaghbai National Park, and then back down the other coastline is half of the experience. We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon trip to Cadushy and Rincon. If you can visit on a day when the town is having a festival, that is an excellent way to take in the local culture.
Written February 20, 2020
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John O
Longmont, CO2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Couples
We were a group of 10 who stumbled upon this wonderful little hideaway in the town of Rincon on Bonaire. We had been out diving and exploring and what a way to keep the adventure going - sampling a huge variety of local crafted liquors and spirits while be tended to by the wonderful staff and knowledgeable Master Distiller Eric. Don't leave Bonaire without stopping here!!
Written May 27, 2021
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kimajc1
Island of Hawaii, HI61 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2021 • Friends
This is a nice small distillery located in Rincon. They make rum out of cactus. They are very welcoming they allow free tasting. I would say the best thing was for parrots that come and eat the fruit of a tree here and then fly off free. They come back every day. Call ahead to ask what time they’re going to open the fruit. Also as far as the distillery goes the Gin was pretty good.
Written September 9, 2021
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patrickdjones
New York City, NY36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
What a fantastic surprise!! My family and I were exploring the north end of Bonaire enjoying the sites. As we drove through Rincon, we saw the sign for the Cadushy Distillery and decided to stop and see what it was about. I'm SO glad we did.

As we walked in, we were greeted with a warm welcome and invited to participate in the free tasting of the liqueurs and spirits they distill right there on site. I've never had a liqueurs made from a cactus so was extremely skeptical of what it would taste like. Consider me converted because they were delicious!! ​

The story behind each flavor was extremely interesting and getting a tour of how each one was made was incredibly informative. You can tell that a lot of time and care has gone into making the products from the taste of the product to the packaging of the bottles.

If you find yourself in Rincon make it a point to stop by this gem it is well worth the visit.
Written June 26, 2021
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