Arehucas Rum Distillery
Arehucas Rum Distillery
4.5
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
About
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 50 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. Visit to the bottling plant and tasting of some 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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  • Debby T
    East Grinstead, United Kingdom6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent tour
    Our guide Andrea was so knowledgeable it made the whole tour really interesting and surprising. I was expecting it to be the usual touristy thing to do but this was truly an amazing tour. Their ethos of recycle reuse and no waste is a standard all manufacturers should use. The tasting at the end was brilliant we even paid the extra 7 euros to taste the 20 year old rum. It was amazing! I highly recommend this tour to anyone even if you don't like rum. The history, process and ethics is well worth the 6 euro entry fee. Thank you once again Andrea Lopez
    Dear Debby T, Thank you very much for visiting us, for the excellent evaluation, your words of praise and the strong recommendation. I t fills us with pride that you enjoyed the guided tour to our century old distillery and with satisfaction that you highlight the experstise and professionalism of our colleague Andrea and our sustainability policy. We are allready working on innovations to further enrich the Arehucas Experience. We hope to see you back soon. Best regards,
    Written 4 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 June 2023
  • Yorkshire_452
    East Midlands, United Kingdom56 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Come by bus!
    Interesting tour, mix of a guide taking you around plus a video. Be aware the distillery does not operate on a Monday so you don't actually see it in action if you visit then. Tasting at the end is excellent with the chance to sample 4 rums or liquers and they are good sized measures. We were a group of three and shared the samples so between us we tasted 12 and we had good taste of each. Shop at the end is better value than duty free at the airport, the rum we paid €32 for was around €48 at the airport. Well worth the €6 entry fee, but probably wise to arrive by bus if you want to sample the rum! Arucas worth a walk around too.
    Dear Yorkshire_452, thank you very much for visiting us, for the excellent rating on Tripadvisor and for the high recommendation. We are specially pleased that you highlight the tasting of our wide variety of liqueurs and rums, including our range of premium rums, aged with care in our centenary cellar. We hope to see you back soon. Best regards,
    Written 18 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 12 July 2023
  • Tamara D
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting tour worth the visit 🤩
    The tours are organised regurarly during the day - both in English and Spanish- so after purchasing the tickets we just had to wait few minutes for the guide. The tour took about an hour and was really informative. Our guide Bryan explained everyting about rum production. During the tour we even got to see the factory up close. At the end there was also a tasting of their products where each person could try 4 different products. Overall would definitely reccomend the tour.
    Dear F2714BGtamarad, Thank you very much for visiting us, for the excellent evaluation, your words of praise and the strong recommendation. It fills us with pride that you enjoyed the guided tour to our century old distillery and with satisfaction that you highlight the experstise and professionalism of our colleague Bryan. We hope to see you back soon. Best regards,
    Written 18 October 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 22 September 2023
  • Irmiel
    Belgium6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice Friday afternoon experience at Arehucas distillery
    Wonderful tour around the distillery by very knowledgeable and friendly tour guide Alicija! Very good value for money as well, considering that you get to taste four different rums as part of the tour. We visited on Friday late afternoon - Friday is the only day when there are afternoon tours.
    Dear Irmiel, Thank you very much for visiting us, your words of praise and the strong recommendation. It fills us with pride that you enjoyed the guided tour to our century old distillery and with satisfaction that you highlight the experstise and professionalism of our colleague Alicja. We are allready working on innovations to further enrich the Arehucas Experience. We hope to see you back soon. Best regards,
    Written 19 January 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 29 December 2023
  • Finflyer
    Oulu, Finland167 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Interesting distillery
    Be sure to visit this interesting rum distillery! If you drive, unfortunately you only have to settle for moistening the tip of the tongue when its time to taste different rums. If you arrive by tourist bus, you can enjoy them more thoroughly. Unfortunately our guide's dialectal English made part of his narration impossible to understand but there are, however, lots of English information boards. Lots of rum barrels carrying names of celebrities!
    Dear Finflyer, thank you very much for visiting us, for your kind words and your constructive feedback. It fills us with satisfaction that you enjoyed the visit to our century-old distillery and the tasting of our rums. We are allready working on innovations to further enrich the Arehucas Experience and thererfore hope to see you back soon. Best regards,
    Written 25 January 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 22 January 2024
  • Tigerram
    221 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent value for money
    €7 each for a tour of the premises and four tasters of your choice. Different language groups catered for, interesting tour of the various process stages and open for any questions. The shop is well priced and of course the rum itself is very tasty. The town of Arucas itself is also worth visiting - very picturesque.
    Dear Tigerram, thank you for visiting us, for the excellent evaluation and your words of praise. We are particularly delighted that you were fascinated hearing about the making process of our traditional rum. We hope to see you back soon. We are allready working on innovations to further enrich the Arehucas Experience. Best regards,
    Written 6 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 9 February 2024
  • YPSoo
    Singapore921 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Informative and worth the money guided tour and rum tasting
    Came here for the guided tour in English. Do take note different timings for different languages guided tour and the tour size can be quite huge of 20-30 pax. Arrived about 1130am and was told the next English tour would be at 1230pm hence bought the tickets (€7 per pax, SGD10) and walked around the town. The ticket included a flight of 4 rum tastings (which you could choose from 16 different types). There are another 3 other premium/ limited editions rums which are not included for selection under the tour fee however with addition of €7, SGD10 per glass you could try. The tour was insightful and our guide Maria explained pretty well in English. From the history of this distillery to how is rum made. Also interesting fact to note about why the distillery is called Arehucas and not Arucas. She also made sure she gathered the attention of the tour guide and everyone accounted for before starting her explanation. Highly recommended to try the Capitan Kidd 30 years rum. Aromatic and smooth!
    Dear YPSoo, thank you very much for visiting us, for your excellent rating and recommendation and for your detailed and complimentary comments in this portal. We are especially pleased that you describe as insightful the guided tour to our centenary distillery and that you highlight the good work of our team. We are delighted that you took the time to try our Captain Kidd, one of our signature rums. An exceptional spirit that has spent more than 40 years maturing in American oak casks in our premium cellar. We are working to continue adding value to the Arehucas Experience and would love to see you again soon. Best regards,
    Written 8 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 March 2024
  • Joseph P
    London, United Kingdom86 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good cheap tour
    The tour is 7€ but the value of the 4 rums you get to taste after the tour is probably worth that much alone. As such, it's great value. The tour itself was about 25 minutes, was pretty interesting (I'd probably give it 3.5/5). And then you can select 4 rums from a larger selections, including some 18 year aged rum. Also highly recommend spending the 7€ to try the Capitan Kidd rum from 1983- was amazing. For 7€, this tour experience was more than worth it
    Dear josephpM3576XW, thank you very much for visiting us and for taking an interest in the rich tradition of rum in the Canary Islands. We are happy to read that you tasted our Capitán Kidd, a one of kind rum that have been developing inside the American oak casks of our premium cellar for more than 40 years. We do not stop working to improve the Arehucas Experience and we hope that you will visit us again in the near future. Best regards,
    Written 8 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 4 March 2024
  • Tuulia R
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Arucas rum distillery
    Very interesting place. Some barrels were very beautifully decorated, some had been signed by famous people, like Juan Iglesias. The guide, Bryan Moreno, told very specificly about making the rum etc. It was easy to listen and understand, very good clear english guiding, for the Finns like us. Tasting included many types of rums; ordinary ones, honey ones, and different flavoured ones. The tour was in total so good. Thanks millions, to Bryan. Love it love it love it. ☺️
    Dear 924tuuliar, thank you very much for visiting us and for the enthusiastic words shared on this portal. We are glad you enjoyed the guided tour of our history-filled distillery and the tasting of our varied range of rums and liqueurs. We are especially pleased that you drew attention to the good work of our team. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards,
    Written 8 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 5 March 2024
  • Rally D
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    History and tasting of Rom
    It was very interesting to see how the Rom is made. Our quide Bryan explained clearly what and why things are done. And the history of the factory. At the end of the tour we got some tastings and were able to buy over 40 years old rom to taste. Interesting place to visit and see!!
    Dear rallyd2024, thank you very much for visiting us and for the great valuation and recommendation. We are pleased to read that you found interesting to see how rum is made and that you point out the professionalism of our staff. We are thrilled that you found time to delight yourself with one of our signature rums, namely Capitán Kidd, a one-of-a-kind rum that has carefully aged and evolved in the casks of our premium cellar for more than forty years. We are already working to make your next visit even more interesting. Best regards,
    Written 8 March 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 5 March 2024
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Garbutts1998
Prestatyn, UK28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Absolutely fabulous tour! Our tour guide Bryan was brilliant- very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and informative. The rum tasting experience was fantastic- they are very generous! Highly recommend
Written 28 May 2024
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Dear Garbutts1998, thank you very much for visiting us, for your great valuation and enthusiastic words of praise. We are delighted to read that you enjoy the visit to our century-old distillery and the tasting of our wide range of rums and liqueurs. We are specially glad that you point out the professionalism of our staff. We are already working on innovations for the near future and therefore we hope to see you back soon. Best regards,
Written 6 June 2024
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Nomad14938641253
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
It was a nice tour through the building and the processes of producing rum. Our tour was held in English, but there were other languages too, but with waiting times. The guide Alicja was really friendly and made us feel welcome. She explained everything in detail and gave us time to take pictures. Don’t miss the tasting at the end of the tour. The tour itself costs 7€ per person (incl. the tasting). If you want to try the capitan Kidd rum, you have to pay another 7€. Big shop with many offers in the end.
Written 27 May 2024
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Dear Nomad14938641253, thank you very much for visiting us, for your great valuation and enthusiastic words. We are delighted that you enjoyed learning about the making process and the tasting of our traditional rum and specially pleased that you emphasize the good job of our staff, a key aspect in the success of our visitor center in recent years. We are allready working on innovations to encourage you to visit us again soon. Best regards,
Written 5 June 2024
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Colin
Acton, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Happiness is a good tour guide. Alicia was almost the ideal guide.
She was patient, but very efficient and effective. Her willing attitude showed a willingness to please and a care for her group. The tour was lng enough to impart the information, but not too long to get to the point of bamboozlement.
Alicija was understanding of my disablement scooter and was always aware of any difficulties that I may face.
First class tour by a first class guide.
And she was supremely pretty as well. BONUS!
Well done everyone. Would I recommend the tour?
YES!
Written 13 May 2024
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Dear themuddie, thank you very much for your visit and your strong recommendation. We are glad to read that you enjoyed our distillery tour and learning about our history and the making process of our century old rum brand. We are specially proud to read your words of praise regarding the professionalim, care and attention to detail our collleague Alicja deploys on her work. We hope you will soon visit us again. Best regards,
Written 14 May 2024
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vplarissa
Antwerp, Belgium14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Very nice and charming tour from about 1 hour: the tour is starting with the historical story and finishing with an excellent tasting in the shop!

You are allowed to see the full production process and are free to ask questions.

Thank you Bryan for the great tour!
Written 8 May 2024
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Dear vplarissa, thank you very much for visiting us, for your excellent valuation and your words of praise. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the guided tour to our century old distillery and the tasting of our rums and liqueurs. We are pleased to read that you describe our tour as charming and authentic and that you underline the professionalism of our staff. We hope to see you back soon. Best regards,
Written 10 May 2024
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helen h
London, UK82 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Overall a very interesting visit. In many ways similar to other tours of distilleries that we have undertaken but interesting to see all the barrels with famous signatures thereon. Worth a visit
Written 17 April 2024
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Dear helen h, thank you very much for visiting us and for sharing your comments on this portal. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the visit to our century-old distillery. We are particularly pleased that you highlight the casks with signatures on the covers of our Celebrities Bodega. We hope to see you back soon. Best regards,
Written 24 April 2024
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Leah F
Newmilns, UK95 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Excellent tour, the Distillery has come so far since we were last here in 2019. The rum is stunning with so many different choices to choose from. Highly recommend a wander around
Written 11 April 2024
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Dear leahf2308, thank you for visiting us, for your excellent valuation and your strong recommendation. We are especially proud that you highlight the numerous improvements and innovations that we have implemented in the las year to add more value to our visitor center and our century-old and tradition-rich distillery. We are working on new ways to increase even more our value offer in the near future, and therefore hope to see you back soon. Best regards,
Written 16 April 2024
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Paul Sanders
Wallingford, UK101 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Brilliant tour with guide ‘Bryan’. Very informative and a generous tasting at the end. Tour was in English, but I saw other tours in other languages. Would highly recommend.
Written 6 April 2024
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Dear pauldsanders, thank you very much for visiting us, for the excellent valuation and the strong recommendation. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the tour to our century-old distillery and the tasting of our rums and liqueurs. We are especially proud that you highlight the professionalism of our staff, one of the key aspects of the recent success of our visitor center. We hope to see you back soon. We are allready working on improvements to make the experience of visiting us even more atractive. Best regards,
Written 12 April 2024
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Quest65879759887
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Great experience of history and rum production in Arcus. The excursion includes tasting of various rums.

Brian was our guide who shared with us many interesting informations and could answer every questions. I would recommend to wait for entire group since sometimes he has started before we came.

Dry glasses would be appreciated

Highly recomment
Written 25 March 2024
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Sebastian Ł
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Our guide was Bryan. He was very informative, high on energy (even though it was the last tour for the day), and friendly. The whole place is well-organized + rum tasking is definitely a worth thing to attend.
Written 19 March 2024
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Steve-and-Andie
Lancaster, UK3,490 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
This was at the top of our list of things to do whilst visiting GC and we weren’t disappointed.
Short interesting tour explaining the process of rum making before being handed over to another guide for that all important tasting. 4 glasses each but it’s best to share a glass so you get to taste most of what’s on offer.
Highly recommend taking this tour.
Written 16 March 2024
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Dear Steve-and-Andie, thank you very much for putting us at the top of the list of things to do when visiting Gran Canaria and for taking the time to share your great feedback. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the tour to our centenary-old distillery and are thrilled with your strong recommendation to visit us. We hope to see you back soon. We are alredy planing how to further increase the value of our visitor center. Best regards,
Written 19 March 2024
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