Immerse yourself in the world of delicious rum as you uncover mixology secrets at San Juan's world-famous Casa Bacardi. Sip on a tasty drink while you tour the distillery, let Bacardi experts show you how to prepare 3 legendary cocktails, and end the day with time for shopping in Old San Juan.
After pickup from your hotel, you're driven to Casa Bacardi, famously known as the Cathedral of Rum. Grab a welcome drink to savor as you learn all about the world's largest private, family-owned spirits company. Embark on a fascinating tour of the production facilities, from the giant fermentation vats to the rapid-fire bottling machinery, and check out the views of San Juan Bay from the distillery's bat-shaped pavilion. Next, step behind the bar and play the role of mixologist as experts show you how to whip up 3 quintessential Bacardi cocktails—the Cuba libre, the mojito, and the daiquiri. Following your distillery visit, your guide will drive you to Old San Juan.
Learn about the past, present and future of the world’s most awarded rum and Spirit. Relive the history and see how Bacardí evolved from being a small rum manufacturer to becoming the Untamable Spirit that it is today. Enjoy a taste of the Caribbean with a 1.5-hour cocktail-making master-class at Casa Bacardí the Puerto Rican home of Bacardí rum. Discover the secrets of the world famous rum as you peek behind-the-scenes on a distillery tour, sip a complimentary welcome cocktail, then learn how to prepare our legendary cocktails like Cuba Libre, Mojito and Daiquiri with a demonstration from an expert mixologist. At the end you will be able to visit the gift shop and find an array of Bacardí Rums, souvenirs and collectibles. You will find out why Tourists have made Bacardí a must see when they visit Puerto Rico.
Following your distillery visit, your tour guide will escorts you to Old San Juan. An old walled city with more than 400 years of history, in contrast to a modern resort city, is the backdrop for your orientation on this thriving and interesting city. You will then drive to the old part of town, where you will travel thru hundreds of years of history in its restored and renovated buildings, homes and fortifications. It is divided by narrow streets, many still paved with cobblestones. Photo opportunities abound as you pass the Governor's Palace, San Juan Cathedral, Capilla de Cristo, Fort San Cristobal, and travel along the coast road to El Morro, where you will have a photo stop.
Once in town you can linger over an authentic Puerto Rican lunch at the famous Hotel El Convento and spend a few minutes exploring at your leisure. Stroll among beautifully preserved colonial buildings, wander into inviting shops, and relax with a Caribbean coffee before catching your ride back to your hotel. Leisure time is subject to tour schedule.