We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Tijon Perfume Creation Experiences

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1 L'Esperance Road, Grand Case 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Phone Number:
+1 690 22 74 70
Website
Description:

Make your Own Perfume / Cologne: Choose from 3 perfume creation...

Make your Own Perfume / Cologne: Choose from 3 perfume creation experiences, one taking 3 hours (reservation required), one taking 60-90 minutes (the most popular, reservations recommended) and one taking 20 minutes. The hardest part for many is naming their own fragrance. In the two longer experiences, in addition to your own bottle of perfume, you also receive a gift bag of Tijon products valued up to 45 euros. Tijon also offers an on-site boutique with its signature line of 23 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. See our website for more information.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 406 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 378
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Excellent experience!

My husband and I visited tijon in Dec 2014, at the Grand Case in Saint Martin (French side) and did the 1 hour perfume making class. It was amazing. John and Cindy the owners... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 3, 2015
modi_tina04
,
Montreal, Canada
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

406 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 397: English reviews
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited tijon in Dec 2014, at the Grand Case in Saint Martin (French side) and did the 1 hour perfume making class. It was amazing. John and Cindy the owners were so helpful, professional and generous. They made us really feel welcomed. They provided all the necessary information on how to create a perfume. We received... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank modi_tina04
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2014

I highly recommend taking a workshop at Tijon during your visit to beautiful St Martin. I personally took the "Mix and Match" class and was thoroughly impressed by the level of professionalism, knowledge, product quality and overall value of the experience. The owners, John and Cyndi, were wonderful from start to finish. You won't regret your decision!

Helpful?
2 Thank Carine R
St. Maarten-St. Martin
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2014

I've been meaning to do this for a long time and my mother's birthday presented an excellent opportunity to create our signature scents. We took the 101 class (the longer one) and did not see those 3 hours go by. It was a 5 star experience from beginning to end. It's not just for visitors, this local enjoyed it tremendously.... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank gigi06
Irvington, New Jersey
Level Contributor
25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2014

A must do. Everytime I put this scent on, I'm reminded of my all girl trip I took this November. They scent is what triggers the memory...this scent triggers a very happy time.

Helpful?
1 Thank zaire2009
Level Contributor
37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2014

Our cruise ship was coming in on a Saturday, so we booked a private class and it was well worth it. We had a fantastic time in our Perfume 101 class, creating our own perfumes with the help of Marilyn! We got to learn a lot about perfume and scent, and I felt that we got a great value for... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank TamaraOlivia
Yonkers, New York
Level Contributor
188 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2014

On a company trip with my husband this was one of the excursions we booked. I wasn't too excited about it at first, it was my husband's idea. It was so much fun. Something fun for a group. He was actually the only male there. I made the best perfume. I love it, I wore it all summer. They have... More 

Helpful?
Thank epoh84
Columbia, Maryland
Level Contributor
38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2014

During my trip to St. Martin, I had the opportunity to create my very own signature perfume and learn a lot about scents at the same time. I took the 3-hr class and had an absolute blast. Marilyn is very knowledgeable and offered great suggestions. I highly recommend this experience.

Helpful?
Thank Adrienne B
Gilbert, Arizona, United States
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014

Two friends and I booked the Mix-n-Match fragrance making class in September. I've been looking forward to doing this for so long! Cindy and John were just amazing...so kind, helpful and willing to share their knowledge. I created my own fragrance, and had a matching lotion made up as well. THEN, I found out that I can just take my... More 

Helpful?
Thank Robin D
Florence, Kentucky
Level Contributor
64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is my second review of Tijon because I could not come to the island without coming to the class. John and Cyndi Berglund have actually improved and refined their customer experience! Please consider what kind of business has 229 reviews, of which 214 are Excellent and the remaining 12 are Very Good! That should say it all. Of the... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Cibors
Orlando, Florida
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2014

This was by far the most interesting and exciting excursion we have done. The lab is very professional. Marilyn was our instructor and she was GREAT. My wife, sister-in-law and I are very inquisitive and this excursion did not disappoint. We had over 300 different oils/fragrances to work with, the enjoyment of getting to smell and make something was exceptional.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank AureliusBP

Travelers who viewed Tijon Perfume Creation Experiences also viewed

Grand Case, Saint-Martin
Grand Case, Saint-Martin
 
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Grand Case, Saint-Martin
 

Been to Tijon Perfume Creation Experiences? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Tijon Perfume Creation Experiences and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question
Orlando, Florida, United States

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Tijon Perfume Creation Experiences staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?