Coconut perfume, there’s nothing quite like it to evoke the memories of a bygone beach vacation or put you in the mood for your next summer holiday. Coconut oil has an intensely tropical fragrance that will be forever associated with sunscreen lotion. But this definitely is not the limit of its use!
Which perfumes smell like coconut? Perfumes such as Estee Lauder Sensuous Nude and Creed Virgin Island Water perfectly capture the exotic smell of coconut. We uncover the ultimate coconut-scented perfumes that conjure up images of sultry, summer days on a palm-lined beach.
Whether you’re looking for the best cheap coconut perfume for women or men, something to put you in the mood for your holiday, or a coconut fragrance to splash on every day, we’ve got it covered.
In no particular order of preference, popularity, or price, here are 12 of the best smelling coconut perfumes:
Estee Lauder Sensuous Nude EDP
Estee Lauder created Sensuous Nude in 2011 and it’s been a favorite coconut perfume ever since.
It has a fruity fresh mandarin and bergamot opening, complemented with rose and black pepper. The sweet fragrance of coconut comes from the middle notes, along with jasmine, honey, and musk. The base is a rich mix of amber, sandalwood, and vanilla.
Vanilla is often paired with coconut as the two fragrances combine perfectly. The result is a perfect summer fragrance with enough warmth for cooler seasons.
Sensuous Nude exudes glamour and sophistication which makes it ideal for mature women, though there’s nothing to stop younger ladies wearing it too.
Pacifica Indian Coconut Nectar Spray Perfume
Indian Coconut Nectar is a beautiful blend of fresh coconut and delicate vanilla. I’ve chosen this one for those of you who love the smell of coconut and also love natural, cruelty-free fragrances.
Pacifica has created a perfect natural fragrance that 100% vegan and not tested on animals. It’s also free from parabens, phthalates and other unnatural ingredients that can be harsh on your skin. Even the alcohol base is natural and grain-free.
The perfect partnership of vanilla and coconut will make you think of sultry summer nights. It’s perfect for any age group, can be worn alone or layered over another fragrance for a unique scent.
Vanilla Coconut by Lavanila – The Healthy Fragrance
Lavanilla has created a winner with their Vanilla Coconut perfume. It’s handmade with totally natural and organic ingredients. Everything in this beautiful vanilla and coconut perfume is skin-friendly and environmentally friendly too.
Natural vanilla and coconut complement each other perfectly in this Healthy Fragrance perfume.
The key ingredients are hydrating coconut oil, nourishing goji berries packed with super-antioxidants and soothing, aromatic Madagascan vanilla.
This super vanilla and coconut perfume is perfect for every woman, but particularly those who care deeply about the products they spray on their skin.
Victoria’s Secret Coconut Passion
Coconut Passion by Victoria’s Secret is a sensuous blend of vanilla, coconut, and lily of the valley. The coconut is quite subtle, but definitely there.
This is a body mist rather than a perfume, designed to spritz on liberally after a bath or shower. It contains moisturizing aloe vera and calming chamomile to leave skin feeling soft and beautifully scented and is gorgeously soothing after a day in the sun.
Oahu Coconut Sunset Fragrance Mist
Oahu Coconut Sunset smells like paradise in a bottle. It has a fabulous tropical fragrance to fall in love with. It’s quite a light fragrance for spritzing as liberally as you like.
The coconut comes courtesy of coconut blossom and is blended with zesty bergamot for a really refreshing aroma. Tuberose, tiger lily and Hawaiian monoi make for a seductive middle whilst labdanum and amber add a sensual base.
Coconut Sunset is perfect for younger ladies on a summer evening out. With its sultry floral notes, it isn’t as heavy on the coconut as some of the other coconut fragrances.
Holiday Traditions Frosted Coconut Snowball Body Mist
Frosted Coconut snowball makes you think of winter yet this sweet coconut perfume spray has a really summery scent. It’s vanillary, sweet and sugary – a true gourmand, edible aroma.
As this is another light fragrance, you need to spray plenty on and top it up throughout the day.
Anyone who loves a sweet coconut scent will enjoy wearing this scrumptious body mist.
Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Coconut Fizz EDT
Launched in 2019, Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Coconut Fizz is the newest coconut-based perfume on this list. As an eau de toilette, it’s quite light and refreshing and can be partnered with other fragrances to create a layered effect.
The opening notes are coconut partnered with zesty bergamot. Sweet freesias make up the middle notes against a base of sandalwood and tonka beans.
Aqua Allegoria Fizz is an exotic, tropical fragrance that can be worn by men or women.
Bath & Body Works Waikiki Beach Coconut Fragrance Mist
Waikiki Beach Coconut by Bath and Body Works is a coconut scented perfume mixed with fruity florals. It’s definitely a fragrance with a summer beach vacation feel.
The top notes of coconut, sea notes and bamboo are what really make you think of the seaside. Passionflower, frangipani, and jasmine add a floral middle. Sandalwood adds a warm woody base.
Serge Lutens Un Boise Vanille
Un Bois Vanille by Serge Lutens is a vanilla and coconut perfume that has a coconut, spicy wood, and sweet vanilla opening – great for those who love a gourmand fragrance.
For a change, this is a coconut fragrance that’s more suited to winter than summer with notes of licorice, bitter almond, musk, guaiac wood, and tonka bean.
Men and women can wear Un Boise Vanille and it definitely feels like something you’d want to wear with a cozy roll-neck sweater.
Creed Virgin Island Water
Like all Creed fragrances, Virgin Island Water is exquisite and expensive. It has a tropical coconut and lime scent that’s perfect to wear in warmer weather.
The tops note is a zesty mix of lime and mandarin. The middle note is a florally with ylang-ylang and jasmine. The base is warm tropical wood and musk.
Virgin Island water is an intoxicating holiday fragrance aimed at men and women. Though it’s pricey, it has superb longevity so a little goes a long way.
Reb’L Fleur by Rihanna
Reb’l Fleur by Rihanna is a spicy fragrance that can be classed as a fruity chypre perfume and won’t fail to draw attention to the wearer.
It’s a sensual and alluring combination of coconut water, tuberose, red berries, plum, patchouli, peach, hibiscus, violet, amber, musk, and vanilla.
As perfume with coconut notes go, this is one of the most attractive to the opposite sex and is perfect for any woman to wear, especially on date night!
Calvin Klein Eternity Now EDT for Men
Eternity Now by Calvin Klein is a men’s coconut fragrance that’s powerful, exhilarating, and undeniably masculine.
It opens with spicy ginger, refreshing coconut water, and star anise. The middle notes are an addictive mix of starfruit, cedar leaf, and intense patchouli.
The base is a truly sensual marrying of Moroccan wood, tonka bean, and Madagascar vanilla.
Eternity now is a truly exotic and sensual fragrance that renders its wearer simply irresistible.
Which Perfumes Smell Like Coconut – Conclusion
There are coconut perfumes to suit a variety of people, for various occasions and at varying prices. If you are searching for a perfume that smells like coconut, there’s bound to be one that’s perfect for you in our top 12 list. Which one will you try?