Mauritius is the poster child for paradise. Known for it’s beautiful scenery and beach life, this speck of beauty in the ocean may as well be nicknamed ‘flavour town’ too! Make your way from the Bois Cheri tea museum to the sugary Beau Plan mills that once sweetened these warm beverages. Mauritius is a tasty island with a rich history in food and drink. Did we mention a tour AND tasting of their Rhumerie de Chamarel rum distillery? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org and taste Mauritius from only R7999 per person sharing for 7 nights’ accommodation including flights, transfers and a selection of activities.
The Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery
Nestled in the rolling hills of the Riviere Noire District, The Rhumerie de Chamarel Distillery is a pirate’s haven. With ten rums to boast and four decadent liqueurs, this distillery offers guided tours explaining and showcasing the intricacies involved in the rum making process. Yes, a tasting is included.
Beau Plan sugar mill
In centuries gone by sugar has enjoyed celebrity status, once sitting proudly next to rare commodities like gold and silver. The old Beau Plan sugar mill is a must visit. With 250 years of rich history, the mill has been transformed into a museum where visitors can enjoy a guided tour and a sugar tasting.
Though a cold day in Mauritius comes few and far between, there’s always time for a cuppa. Bois Cheri is located neatly on the Mauritian Tea Route. There is also a museum that offers guided tours where histories, stories and secrets of the industry are shared.