Rum of Chamarel Mauritius
Mauritius is a paradise for lovers of rum, the most typical local product for sale almost anywhere, and a visit to one of the six rum factories that are present there is an absolute must for a stay on the island.
But if you want to discover the true, authentic agricultural rum, avoid the industrial distilleries and point to one of the three handicrafts. The difference is not trivial: the first fact produce traditional rum from molasses, while the latter the final product obtained by fermentation and distillation of the juice of sugar cane.
You must visit the Rhumerie de Chamarel set in a green valley in the south of the island. Upon arrival, instead of the classic appetizer you will receive a tray, with everything needed for a Ti'Punch: lime, brown sugar, ice and obviously the agricultural rum, the house specialty. So you can use each ingredient in your drink, according to the taste and the inspiration of the moment.
During the visit, which winds between copper stills and distillers, will revealed the various stages of the production cycle, with a grand finale tasting of the rum in house.
We recommend to book your trip well in advance.
Special packages for group booking