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Sint Maarten Guavaberry Company

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Address: Front St, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number: 599 542 2965
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09:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
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Located in a historic 18th-century building, this company sells a rum-based...

Located in a historic 18th-century building, this company sells a rum-based drink that is very popular among the locals.

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The Best Fun Time We Have Is At The Shack

When we leave the shack, it is with no less than 10 bottles of rum every year. The people are great and the rum is better. Can't wait to go back next year.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2015
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Connecticut
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Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

When we leave the shack, it is with no less than 10 bottles of rum every year. The people are great and the rum is better. Can't wait to go back next year.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

The Guavaberry Colada is worth anything they charge-and it only cost $7. I wish I had bought 2 or 3 and I wish I had bought a bottle of the rum to bring home. The BBQ sauce is amazing too

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Thank Amywco
Danbury, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

The cruise ships pump up this place. It's fun to try the different rum based beverage samples but there are only 3 of them, and they weren't to exotic. The painted bottles would be a nice gift for a rum lover.

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Hudson
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

I was cruising to St. Marteen and traveled to Front St Dutch side, Guavaberry shop. I entered the store and had a taste and started to pick up a few things to purchase. I bought 2 bottles of rum and others spices and sauces. I purchased $90 worth of products and when I got back to the ship, I found... More 

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Ard_Mulder, Public Relations Manager at Sint Maarten Guavaberry Company, responded to this review

Dear June, I am sorry to hear that you're missing a bottle. I do ensure you that we're talking about an honest mistake here. We're not holding back anything on purpose in the Guavaberry Emporium. I have sent you a message through Facebook. Please reply to that message so we can find a fitting solution together. Thanks in advance. Kind... More 

Rockville, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

They also have in addition to the Guavaberry rum a very good selection of excellent spices. Different rubs for steaks and pork chops and just about everything.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

When I saw the advertisement for the GuavaBerry Emporium, I was curious. I love a good bottle of rum! Upon entering, the friendly staff offered me a sample of the Pina Colada Smoothie as well as a taste of the GuavaBerry Rum! I was hooked! The bottles are beautifully hand painted by a local artist! The rum is made from... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

We were told by someone at our resort that this was the best place on the Island to buy our Guavaberry Liqueur. They have the best selection and a large assortment of hand-painted bottles, which make wonderful souvenirs. We had two bottles personalized, since we were celebrating our 10th anniversary the week we were there. The staff was very friendly... More 

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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

we stopped first to get a Guavaberry piña colada. But inside we bought two bottles that were hand painted and very pretty of Guavaberry liquor. We haven't tried it yet, but the Piña colada in the shop was tasty and refreshing.

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Stratford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

Want to impress your friends after visiting St Maarten? Well just offer them a taste of guavaberry rum. Especially if it is a recipe for their famous Planters Punch. This rum is made from berries grown right in the hills of St Maarten. When my sweetheart and I needed to look for gifts for family and friends back home, we... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

I've taken a few cruises, but always love those that stop in St. Martin. I always visit the Gauvaberry Bompany .It is not a reason to go to St. Martin, it is THE reason too go there!

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