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Maré CULTURAL HERITAGE

Takone sandalwood distillery

Santalwood and Fragrances. SNN: an international industrial project perfectly integrated with local customs.

Thanks to an innovative, top-secret process developed with a perfumer in Grasse, Serei Nod Nengone produces an organic sandalwood essence that has won over the biggest names in perfumery and cosmetics. The Takone site welcomes you to the heart of its "aromatic and organic cosmetics" business in the Loyalty Islands. From planting to extraction, we invite you on an enchanting stroll through the history and fragrances of Maré sandalwood. We'll explain the main stages in the production of sandalwood essence and essential oil.

Welcome supplement

  • Visit the gardens, vegetable gardens of useful plants, the first fields of avocados in Maré (Year 80) and the plantations of sandalwood trees.

Spoken languages

  • French

OPENING

  • From 01/01 to 31/12. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Morning: 10:00 am to 11:00 am Afternoon: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Open at weekends only for cultural events.

Payment method accepted

  • Carte bancaire/crédit
  • Chèque
  • Espèces

CONTACTS

  • Sabouro Soraya
  • Nemia Jocelyne
  • Lieu-dit Lyo, district de Guahma
    B.P 142 - 98878 Maré
  • +687 45 17 17

PRICES

 Visit:
Per person: 2,000 CFP
Group and education rate: on request

Aromatic products (perfumes, soaps, home fragrances ...)
Price range between 500 CFP and 4,500 CFP.

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