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Arehucas Rum Distillery

Apartado de Correos 1, 35400 Arucas, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 62 49 00
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A delightful tour of an industrial distillery

We took the bus from las Palmas. The 206 and 210 both fur is in easy walking distance and then... read more

Reviewed yesterday
FamilyByTheBeach
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Good place to visit

My girlfriend and I were in the Canary Islands and decided to visit this famous distillery. For... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A journey through the HISTORY OF RUM During the Arehucas Guided Tour visitors can enjoy the facilities of our distillery, full of history, tradition and work well done. Besides explaining the process of making our rums the tour allows us to visit one of the oldest rum cellars in Europe, made up of 4,308 american oak barrels. This tour through the history of rum in the Canary Islands takes 45 minutes and consists of 5 stages: Origin of Arehucas. Visit to the cellar where the ageing process is carried out. Learning about the rum processing and visit to the mill and the fermentation and distillation rooms. Bottling plant. Tasting of our wide variety of rums and liqueurs. At the end of the visit, you can purchase the Destilerias Arehucas products.
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Apartado de Correos 1, 35400 Arucas, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the bus from las Palmas. The 206 and 210 both fur is in easy walking distance and then after the tour we really enjoyed visiting old town Arucas. We had so much fun at the distillery. The guided tour we joined (3€ each)...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I were in the Canary Islands and decided to visit this famous distillery. For 3,5€ were taught the process to get the different rums for 20 minutes. The best thing is the final testing. Simple, easy and concise visit in different languages....More

Thank Victor G
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Arehucas R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arehucas Rum Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Victor G, thank you very much for visiting us, for sharing your opinion and for the excellent valuation. We are more than glad to read that you enjoyed our Distillery Tour and specially the tasting of our wide range of rums. We hope to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the short guided tour- informative, delivered in a number of languages, with the right level of facts and interesting anecdotes. The guide was happy to answer any questions we had and offered more information. Apart from the cellars and exhibition, we were...More

Thank Marta K
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Arehucas R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arehucas Rum Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Marta K, thank you very much for visiting us, for taking the time to share your experiences with other users on this portal and for your great valuation. We will also want to thank you for the complimentary description of the new guided tour...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit - for €3.50 each you get a short 30 min tour of the distillery and then unlimited tasters at the end!! Well worth it. Tours available in many languages too - our guide Hector spoke Spanish English and German, and there...More

Thank RachPugh2014
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Arehucas R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arehucas Rum Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear RachPugh2014, It is great to read that you had a great time at our Rum Distillery Tour, learning about how we delicately elaborate our various rums and liqueurs. Thank you very much for your great valuation and recommendation. We hope to see you back...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Have had a short but very interesting guided tour throughout the company buildings. Really worth to see how the small factory does. Option to purchase and taste all the products. Really enjoyable!More

Thank Krisztian B
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Arehucas R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arehucas Rum Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Krisztian B, We are pleased to read that you found interesting and worthy our Distillery Tour and that you enjoyed the tastings of our rums and liquors. Thank you very much for posting your excellent valuation on Tripadvisor. We would be delighted if you...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Went to the distillery today while in the area. The tour lasts about half hour and very informative. It costs €3:50 which is sooooo worth it. Really enjoyed looking around and taking in the production details. A warm smell of rum wafts over you as...More

Thank marcdj70
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

We went here as part of a full day tour of the island & this was my favourite bit. They explained the process etc. then at the end you got to sample the rum, it was good. You can then buy some if you wish...More

Thank PoorLittleGarf
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Arehucas R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arehucas Rum Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Dear PoorLittleGarf, thank you very much for visiting us, for taking the time to share your opinion with others and for your great evaluation. We are delighted to read that you have enjoyed the guided tour of our distillery and the tasting of our twenty...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

As a bartender visiting this place was very educational and exciting at the same time. You actually get to know the whole procedure of rum production and try different kinds of rum( 23 is the actual number) with a small price of 3,5 €. Our...More

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Arehucas R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arehucas Rum Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Dear kostaspasxalidis, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your opinion on Tripadvisor and for your great valuation. We are more than pleased to read that you enjoyed and found exciting our Destilery Tour and the tasting of our wide range of...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We were having a wander and happened across this distillery. For a £3.50 entry I thought this was very good value. The tour was informative and interesting with a tour through the workings of the distillery. To top this off there was free taste testing....More

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Arehucas R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arehucas Rum Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Dear Gordon C, thank you very much for visiting Destilerias Arehucas and for your great valuation on Tripadvisor. We are glad to read that you think that our entry price is very good value and that you enjoyed the distilery tour and the tasting of...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We visiting the Arehucas Rum Distillery as part of a tour of Gran Canaria, and it was one of the highlights of the tour. The distillery tour is very interesting, and you learn a lot about the history of rum on Gran Canaria, and it's...More

Thank Josh R
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Arehucas R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Arehucas Rum Distillery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Dear Josh R, thank you very much for visiting us and for posting your opinion on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to read your highly favourable comments and that you enjoyed the distillery tour and the tasting of our rums and liqueurs. If you want to...More

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LiannePetty
5 June 2018|
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Response from Dean P | Reviewed this property |
No problem for strollers, no stairs as I remember.
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Lorraine M
5 May 2018|
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Response from Maja H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, In February, the first guided tour in English was possible at 9 a. m., and then about every half hour, according to demand.
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Ben C
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Just 2.5 euros each, well worth it!
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