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Coco De Mer and the Experience of a lifetime

Nestled in the pristine beauty of the Seychelles archipelago lies an enchanting

destination that encapsulates the essence of luxury and natural marvels—the Coco

de Mer and the experience of a lifetime.

Tucked away in the heart of this tropical paradise, you will find the Domaine

de Val de Pres, which is where our factory is. We offer visitors an immersive

experience into the world of the extraordinary Coco de Mer palm and its exquisite

products.


Upon arrival, visitors are greeted by the lush greenery that surrounds the factory, a

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testament to the rich biodiversity of the Seychelles and our friendly staff. The journey

begins with a guided tour through the expansive factory premises, where one can

witness the meticulous process of creating perfumes and products derived from the

famed Coco de Mer.

As you step into the factory, the air is filled with an aromatic symphony—a blend of

sweet, earthy notes that emanate from the perfumes created on-site. The

knowledgeable guides walk you through the various stages of perfume-making, from

the careful extraction of oils to the artful blending of ingredients. Visitors get a

firsthand look at the craftsmanship behind each bottle, witnessing the delicate

balance of science and artistry.


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Opening the Coco de Mer

A highlight of the tour is the visit to the kernel and the perfume laboratory, where

everything is meticulously handcrafted. Here, the iconic Coco de Mer kernel—the

largest seed in the plant kingdom—is showcased, revealing its intriguing shape and

enigmatic allure. Visitors gain insight into the intricate process of transforming this

kernel into a range of luxurious products, like our fine fragrances.


The fragrance laboratory is a haven for olfactory enthusiasts, offering an opportunity

to engage with an array of scents meticulously crafted from indigenous Seychellois

botanicals. Visitors are encouraged to sample and explore the diverse perfumes,

each carrying The Essence of the Seychelles—a harmonious blend of floral, fruity,

and woody notes that captivate the senses.


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Extracting the Coco de Mer fragrance

Amidst this sensorial journey, guests are invited to indulge in the exquisite Coco de

Mer tea—a rare and delightful brew made from the leaves of this iconic palm.

Sipping on this aromatic infusion, visitors can immerse themselves further in the

cultural significance of the Coco de Mer, while learning about its historical uses and

medicinal properties.


Beyond the fragrant allure, the tour offers a wealth of knowledge about the Coco de

Mer—its biology, conservation efforts, and the significance it holds in Seychellois

culture and folklore.



Visitors leave not only with beautifully crafted souvenirs but also with a deeper appreciation for this remarkable palm and its role in the ecosystem.

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The Coco de Mer Factory experience transcends the ordinary, inviting guests into a

realm where nature's marvels and human ingenuity converge. It's a journey that

tantalizes the senses, educates the mind, and leaves an indelible impression—a

testament to the Seychelles' commitment to preserving its natural heritage while

sharing its treasures with the world.

We know a visit to the Coco de Mer Factory in Seychelles promises an

immersive and unforgettable experience, where the allure of fragrances, the

mystique of the Coco de Mer kernel, and the beauty of nature intertwine, leaving

visitors with memories to cherish and stories to share for a lifetime.

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