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Tijon Perfume Creation Experiences

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Address: 1 L'Esperance Road, Grand Case 97150, St Maarten-St Martin
Phone Number: +1 059-052-0812
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Description: Make your Own Perfume / Cologne: Choose from over 300 oils to create your...
Make your Own Perfume / Cologne: Choose from over 300 oils to create your own perfume or cologne. Sounds daunting, but Tijon makes it easy. The hardest part for many is naming their own fragrance. One experience takes 2-3 hours and costs 129€ (1€ = $1 cash). Everyone leaves with their own custom fragrance and a gift bag of Tijon products worth 40€ . The most popular experience takes 60-90 minutes and costs 75€ with everyone leaving with their own fragrance and a gift bag of Tijon products worth 40€. Tijon also offers an on-site boutique with its signature line of 21 French Caribbean fragrances, cosmetics and gifts. Hours are Monday-Friday from 9:30am to 5pm and other times by appointment. NOTE that we offer limited hours in Sept. and Oct.
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My husband and I took the 3 hour perfume class this afternoon. It was such an amazing experience. We both love perfume and cologne and we were able to make our own scent. John... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

My husband and I took the 3 hour perfume class this afternoon. It was such an amazing experience. We both love perfume and cologne and we were able to make our own scent. John, Cyndy and Milli were all very knowledgeable and helpful. I'm so glad we did this!! Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I recently had the pleasure of taking Tijon's Mix and Match Class in Grand Case. Cyndi and Mili went out of their way to accommodate me, and to make sure I had an enjoyable experience. To say I had my doubts about ending up with a fragrance that I would like, is an understatement. Before taking the class, I had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We spent a cloudy day to get a an expanded experience of St, Martin. After completing our study of perfume composition , we would gladly recommend that you ignore the weather and go toTijon any day that fits. We loved the scents we produced and felt that we came away with a real appreciation for how perfumes are created. You... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I had a wonderful experience at Tijon in March. I took the class that allowed me to create my personal fragrance. Before going I did a little homework and researched the top and base notes in some of my favorite over-the-counter scents. I would recommend doing this so that ou aren't overwhelmed by the variety available. The owners and staff... More 

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Howell, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I read about this in USA Today prior to my cruise and promptly emailed an inquiry. John was very prompt with a return email. I scheduled an extended class for 6 of us including a 12 year old. ( she is well behaved). All of us loved the entire experience. After we were done, a couple of the twenty somethings... More 

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Waretown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

went to tijon at st martins for the first time , and made my own perfume, I enjoyed it very much and loved the class and john him self. so enjoyed the perfume that I made and can't wait to show it off. the only thing that I do regret was that I did not take a picture of my... More 

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Meriden, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We met the owner of Tijon, John Berglund, at a Rotary meeting while on the island. I was curious and I love perfume so we visited Tijon. Walking in the door we expected to see the perfume display area, but we were surprised by the wonderful gift shop and the interesting little museum of perfume related items. Both John and... More 

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Newfoundland, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My husband and I took this shore excursion with Norwegian gem in March 2015. We found John and Cindy of Tijon to be the perfect hosts! A quaint little shop with a lab where you can create your own scent have it bottled and given your own name. This was the highlight of all excursions! Thanks John for making this... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Highly recommend a make your own scent adventure! So interesting - so much fun. Lots of compliments on our creations. No where else can you make your own signature scent! John and Cindi are terrific hosts and teachers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We have wanted to stop by and visit Tijon for the last several years. What a mistake that we took so long - it was amazing! John and Cindy were both so helpful and we had such a relaxing, enjoyable time.

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