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Why is the Rhumerie de Chamarel in my Mauritius Top 10 Restaurants list?
You will also find Rhumerie de Chamarel in my Mauritius Top 10 Restaurant, Mauritius Top 10 Things to Do, and Mauritius Top 10 Attractions which should give you some indication of how much I like this place.

No, I have no relative or financial gain from promoting the Rhumerie de Chamarel, just the pleasure of supporting a business and its staff that have provided me with many happy moments in my life.

Of all the places and activities listed on this website, I have visited the Rhumerie de Chamarel more than any other and am fast approaching 30 visits. Not only that I have taken more friends and family to experience this wonderful place and they ask when they are going back again!

The food is good and the service is excellent. The restaurant has both indoor and outside seating so you are covered just in case of rain.

If you like a lazy lunch with your partner, family, and/or friends where you are treated well and everything is as it should be then in my humble opinion the Rhumerie de Chamarel provides the perfect spot.

+230 483 4980


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The Lux at Le Morne is relatively local to where I live and we try to book out weekends away on the island as often as we can within our budget and time constraints. The intention has always been to experience as much of the island as possible and take mini holidays/breaks for ourselves. This became even more important during COVID, where our thinking was "we live in paradise, so why not take a break in paradise!".

The Lux is located on one of the most beautiful spots/beaches on the island and surrounded by so many things to do and places to go. The beach is our favourite on the island ( please visit our 'Top 10 Beaches' page to see more options and I'll be down there at least once a month.

The Lux has been recently fully refurbished and I look forward to visiting it again where I'll update the review by for now all I can tell you is that I have always enjoyed the Lux Hotel Le Morne, whether it be for a day visit or overnight stay, I personally don't think you will be disappointed.

+230 401 4000



I have visited the Chamarel Rhumerie more times than anywhere else on the island and in most cases I have taken friends and family there for lunch.

The guided tour takes about 15 - 20 minutes for which there is a small charge. Once over you will be offered rum tasting (within the entrance fee) which consists of around 9 different rums. Having lived on the island now for a number of years I have become a rum fan and a fan of the rum produced by the Chamarel Rhumerie, even to the extent I am the proud owner of a bottle of their 10-year-old rum, number 66 of 500.

Here's a tip for you, if you are going to visit, have lunch (see my review in the 'Top 10 places to eat in Mauritius'), and if you book lunch the tour is free! So, you get the tour, you taste the rum, you have a great lunch and as a bonus, they have a great gift shop so you can take some rum home with you. Whats not to like!

+230 483 4298