Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery
Visit & Tour at Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery
- Guided Tour of Rhumerie de Chamarel
- Rum tasting at the Rhumerie de Chamarel
- Discover the exclusive Rum making process where all the sugar cane plants are carefully selected and grown at the domain
Monday to Saturday
09:30 - 17:30
Activity Time: 09h30 - 17h30
30 - 40 minutes
Conditions & Additional info
- Children (up to 12 years old) have to be accompanied by their parents and rum tasting is not included
- Note: For your maximum convenience the Rhumerie de Chamarel distillery tour is done in either English or French.
- Mauritian ID card or Resident permit must be shown upon arrival
- Reservation: Required 48 hours in advance by phone & subject to availability
Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery (Visit & Tour) Package Description
In the heart of a fertile valley, surrounded by vast sugarcane plantations growing in harmony with the pineapples and other tropical fruits nearby lies the Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery.
As a visitor of the Rum Distillery you can marvel at its unique design which blends harmoniously with the spectacular surroundings where wood, natural stone and water provide a sense of communion with nature.
Guided Tour of Rhumerie de Chamarel - Deals.mu offers you to enjoy a guided tour of the distillery with one of the experienced guides, taking you behind the scenes for a detailed explanation of the rum making process.
Rum tasting - At the end of the tour, unique rum tastings is offered where one can try the selection of the agricultural Rums produced by the distillery. As opposed to the traditional rum produced by the distillation of molasses, the agricultural rum is obtained by distilling pure cane juice, a process which gives it its specifics aromas and flavors.
About the Rum of Rhumerie de Chamarel
The highlight of the whole process for the rum making at Rhumerie de Chamarel is to ensure a High Quality “Eco-Friendly” agricultural Rum. From the growing, harvest, fermentation and sophisticated distilling process, all is done so that the distillery can pride itself on the quality of its rum, achieved by distilling the fresh, fermented cane juice rather than that obtained from molasses.
Aligned with the concept of sustainable development, the distillery puts emphasis on its environmental efforts on recycling - ‘nothing goes to waste’ approach.
The Sugar Cane Spirit Shop - an opportunity to buy authentic and elegant products such as local Rum produced at the distillery, as well as typical Mauritian Crafts, jewels and exclusive line of clothes created by the Rhumerie.
L'Alchimiste Restaurant is surrounded by tropical divine and luxuriant flora which overlooks the plantations at the Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery. This and the calm atmosphere of the region culminate in the L'Alchimiste restaurant where the chef prepares tantalising dishes for you to enjoy as part of this lunch set menu.
The restaurant specializes in a unique and exquisite cuisine since fruits and vegetables are cultivated in the estate itself.