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Palmera Rum Factory

L.G.Smith Boulevard # 140, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 280 9954
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L.G.Smith Boulevard # 140, Oranjestad, Aruba
+297 280 9954
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

My friends and I stumbled upon this small liquor shop by accident. We went in looking for regular vodka, and ended up tasting over 20 different types of homemade liquor. We were able to talk to the owners, and they are both kind and wonderful...More

Thank sweeticyfire
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Palmera Rum Factory is not the place where you can do FREE rum tasting and purchase specialty rums, liquors, pre-mixed island drinks. The correct place is called "the Arubian Taste" and it's here on trip advisor as the Arubian Taste. The correct location is...More

3  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is actually The Arubian Taste store, this is not a factory but a store where you are welcomed from the time you walk in. We found it by accident looking for a Hennessy White. We tasted so many different rums, some we didn't even...More

1  Thank JoyceJH
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This is not a true factory tour. It is a tasting of many various rums made by Palmera. We were told that a tour used to happen at the factory followed by a tasting however they no longer have a factory tour. Absent the tour...More

Thank wsmithhd
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is a store where you can taste (for free) and purchase the local rum and sauces. The owner was a very nice woman and we enjoyed her stories while we were there. I brought home some mild ginger sauce that is soooo yummy! Just...More

Thank adlnp
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was part of the Wix tours made in Aruba tour. It was our last stop of the day. We were invited in the store, told a little about the rum making process and then with no pressure allowed to taste as many rums as...More

Thank 06BB
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This is strictly a factory. There are no tours, no tastings. Rather they redirect you elsewhere for tastings. DON'T GO HERE FOR A TOUR/TASTING, they don't do it. In fact, they're likely so inundated with tourists looking for tasting tours they made up like paper...More

6  Thank catg923
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

This place was on my list of places to go to and I inadvertently found it as I was looking for the Red Fish. It's located right behind Red Fish in the Orange Plaza. It was 9:00 pm and I saw that the open sign...More

Thank missladee77
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Based on a number of trip advisor reviews we decided to go for the rum tasting experience. I thought it would be at the paera factory but they told us we had to go to the orange plaza. Upon arrival we we're kindly welcomed to...More

3  Thank Nick K
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My boyfriend and I saw this on tripadvisor and decided to give it a try. It was so fun. They literally had EVERY type of rum available to taste. Marsha was so sweet and friendly. We took home a bottle of the classic coconut as...More

2  Thank Carolyn C
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12 March 2016|
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Response from champagnewishes | Reviewed this property |
I think it is a little far from the cruise ships. See if you can split a taxi with someone.
Jack F
2 February 2016|
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Response from champagnewishes | Reviewed this property |
OK so I went online and there appears to be a company called the code rum sells a mango tango rum. perhaps you can order it from them online it does not appear to be affiliated with the place in Aruba but I am not sure
Annie W
1 June 2015|
Response from Michael C |
the email address is thearubiantaste at hotmail there is also their website buyarubarum. com (sorry email and weblinks aren't allowed) address: Italiestraat 50, lokaal 12 phone: 297-2809954