Caribbean Scents - Perfume Making

French St. Martin Port Tour - Perfume Making & Caribbean Scents
Excursion Highlights:
  • Immerse yourself in the captivating world of fragrances with our Caribbean Scents - Perfume Making tour in St. Martin.
  • Enjoy a scenic drive to the French side of the island, arriving at the local fragrance shop and factory.
  • Learn the magic of perfume making from experts, including The Nose, the lead perfumer, if available.
  • Create your unique perfume by choosing from 12 pre-mixed oils, fine-tuning with up to 3 additional oils from over 300 scents.
  • Take home your 1.8-ounce custom fragrance in a gift bag of Tijon products, a precious reminder of your unique experience.
Price: $189.00
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours 45 minutes
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Beverage
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable cotton clothing and sensible walking shoes. A lab coat will be provided during the mixing.
Restrictions Tour requires a minimum of two guests. Minimum age to participate is 8 yo. Guests must be able to walk approximately 200 yards from cruise ship to transportation.

Perfume Making & Caribbean Scents Shore Trip

Departing the cruise terminal, you will be transferred to the French side of the island, St. Martin, during an approximately 30-minute scenic drive.

Upon arrival at the fragrance shop and small "factory" you will receive a brief introduction to the captivating world of fragrances by the staff. If "The Nose", an affectionate term for the lead perfumer, is available, you will get a chance to meet them as well. The "factory" staff's job, is to, through keen knowledge of a large variety of fragrance ingredients, alone or in combination with other fragrances, to make a magical fragrance creation.

On this St. Maarten excursion, you will be shown how perfumes are made, from the layering of scents, through how they are bottled.

With the process explained you will then begin the process by choosing from 12 pre-mixed oils. To this, you will choose up to 3 additional oils from a collection of more than 300 scents to fine-tune a fragrance soothing to your nose. You will be given three attempts so you can compare and choose your favorite one.

The one you choose will then be sealed into a 1.8-ounce bottle for you to take home along with a gift bag of Tijon products valued up to $45. You will also have an opportunity to browse the perfumes, in addition to lotions, soaps, candles, sunscreens, and cosmetics made in the "factory." What better way to remember your day in French St. Martin?