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Visit Siesta Key Rum on Your Sarasota Vacation

There are tons of fun things to do in Sarasota, from spending time on the gorgeous beaches to exploring the fascinating museums, enjoying some quality family time in your rental, or enjoying an afternoon of shopping in St. Armands Circle. However, there’s one destination that’s a bit of a hidden gem in the area that you don’t want to miss out on! Siesta Key Rum is an amazing location that you simply have to see to believe. Luckily, it’s just moments away from our Sarasota vacation rentals!


A rum barrel at Siesta Key Rum being drained for enjoyent

Siesta Key Rum crafts some of the most unique and delicious rum to be found in the Siesta Key and Sarasota area. You can come in to experience the entire process, taste the one-of-a-kind options, or even make a specialty cocktail. The staff here is incredibly friendly and welcoming and can answer any questions you might have about their process or their offerings. Once you visit, you’re sure to understand why Caribbean Journal called Siesta Key Rum the “best rum distillery in the United States!”


Siesta Key Rum has seven amazing varieties of rum, so there’s sure to be something for every palate. One of the most popular selections is the Siesta Key toasted coconut rum, a fun spin on the classic beverage. Siesta Key Rum also offers Spiced, Coffee, Beer Barrel Spiced, Silver, Distiller’s Reserve, and Gold. Every flavor is carefully crafted in small batches to ensure the highest quality, best tasting product every single time. They only take advantage of the best ingredients, and their passion and care for their products is abundantly apparent in every drink!

A siesta key rum sample being swirled in the glass


If you want to see the magic behind the drink, be sure to experience a Siesta Key Rum tour! These tours are absolutely free and are a great way to spend some quality time with your friends. You’ll be led by an experienced staff member who can describe every step of the distilling process and let you in on the secrets that make this rum so delicious. You’ll be able to take your time checking out all the equipment and asking any questions you might have, and best of all, you’ll have the chance to taste some of the best varieties along the way!

Tasting Room

A Siesta Key Rum tasting with glasses ready to be filled

Beyond the tour, Siesta Key Rum has a welcoming tasting room that allows guests to try every flavor! Although the tasting room is a rather uninteresting looking warehouse, you’ll actually find a stunning and lively tasting room once you walk inside! Get some free samples or purchase a full-sized beverage to enjoy. The tasting room also has an awesome gift shop where you can get a fun souvenir to remember your travels by. They have everything from hats and t-shirts to candles made from recycled rum bottles! When you get done sampling the best rum in the area, you can go out to some of the best restaurants in Sarasota.

Hours & Location

Siesta Key Rum is located at 2122 Industrial Boulevard in Sarasota. They are open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or on Sundays from 12 noon until 5 p.m. They are closed on all major holidays (including Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the 4th of July, and New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day). 

Siesta Key Rum is a fun and unique destination that we believe everyone should experience. The good news is that it’s just minutes away from our Sarasota condo rentals! We’ve got plenty of accommodation options for groups of any size, and if you’re traveling with your four-legged friend, enjoy our pet-friendly vacation rentals in Sarasota, Florida! Contact us today to learn more!