10 Best Long-Lasting Summer Fragrance For Men

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Last Updated on June 2, 2023 by Morah Rose

If you are looking for the best men’s fragrance for the summer, this article has listed some of the best men’s and unisex fragrances for the summer based on our experiences and feedback from a recent poll.

The fragrances listed in this article were the favorite and most recommended men’s fragrances that also get the most complement based on the survey.

The fragrances are not listed in any particular order!


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1. Versace Pour Homme

Rating: 4.5 out of 5. 

Longevity: 5+ hours.

Most men from the survey recommended Versace pour homme for summer (warmer months) because of its long-lasting scent which they termed as fresh, clean, and sweet (citrusy masculine floral smell).

Additionally, it’s a versatile fragrance because it does not have an offensive scent. Therefore, it is great for work, school, etc.

Top notes: Lemon, Neroli, Bergamot and Rose de Mai.
Middle notes: Cedar, Hyacinth, Geranium, and Clary Sage.
Base notes: Amber, Tonka Bean, and Musk.

Versace Pour Homme alternatives

Versace Man Eau Fraiche is a great woody aquatic fragrance for the hot weather. Its scent is energizing, uplifting, and versatile for work, school, a date, a party, and summer vacation.

Most men who preferred this Versace cologne said that they get the most compliments when wearing it.

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2. Creed Aventus Cologne

Rating: 4.1 out of 5. 

Longevity: About 6+ hours.

Most men agree that Creed Aventus is a great Cologne but is way better during the summer than in the winter, spring, and autumn.

The fragrance has an aromatic fruity fragrance that smells really good in summer.

Top Notes: Pink Peppercorn, Ginger & Mandarin.
Heart Notes: Vetiver, Patchouli & Pineapple.
Base Notes: Birch, Styrax & Musk.

Creed Aventus Cologne alternatives

The following are other Creed fragrances that do really well in the summer :

  • Creed Millésime Impérial – It lasts longer than the Aventus from experience.
  • Creed Pure White Cologne.
  • Creed Jardin D’amalfi.
  • Erolfa by Creed.

3. Bergamote 22 Le Labo 

Rating: 4.1 out of 5. 

Longevity: About 8 – 10 hours (can last longer on dry skin).

This is a woody aromatic unisex fragrance that is quite long-lasting on the skin.

Its fresh, clean, and citrusy fragrance gives out a bright, comforting, beautiful scent that is most pleasant during the spring and summer seasons.

Main accords: 
Woody, white floral, citrus, aromatic, and fresh spicy.

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4. Costa Azzurra

Rating: 4 out of 5. 

Longevity: About 6 – 8 hours (can last longer on dry skin).

Most men stated that they liked Costa Azzurra because of its uniquely fresh, aromatic, aquatic summer scent and non-provoking fresh fragrances. 

It is a great fragrance for hot weather because it’s not too strong and not too weak either.

Top notes: Seaweed, Driftwood, Ambrette (Musk Mallow), Agarwood (Oud), Cardamom, and Celery Seeds.
Middle notes: Lemon, Lavender, Cypress, Myrtle, Yellow Mandarin, and Artemisia.
Base notes: Oak, Vetiver, Vanilla, Incense, Olibanum, and Mastic or Lentisque.

5. Beach Hut Man Amouage 

Rating: 4.2 out of 5. 

Longevity: About 10 – 12 hours (can last longer on dry skin).

Most men love the fragrance mostly because of its high-quality scent, and great longevity and projection.

Top notes: Mint, Galbanum, and Orange Blossom.
Middle notes: Vetiver, Ivy, and Moss. 
Base notes: Woody Notes, Patchouli, and Myrrh.

6. Dior Homme Cologne

Rating: 4.5 out of 5. 

Longevity: About 7 hours+.

I must say that from experience, Dior Homme Cologne feels like spraying yourself with fresh lemonade.

It has a nice fresh and uplifting scent which makes it a great fragrance for extremely hot weather.

The good thing is, it won’t offend anyone and hence is ideal for summer and very hot weather.

Its longevity and projection are pretty nice as well.

Top note: Calabrian bergamot.
Middle note: Grapefruit blossom.
Base note: White Musk.

7. Acqua Di Parma Fico Di Amalfi

Rating: 4 out of 5. 

Longevity: 4+ hours.

Acqua Di Parma Fico Di Amalfi is great for the summer and spring from its great fresh, joyful, and uplifting scent.

It is unisex but some men feel like it’s more feminine because of its floral fruity fragrance. 

Additionally, its performance is not that good.

Top notes: Grapefruit, Lemon, Bergamot, and Citron.
Middle notes: Fig Nectar, Pink Pepper, and Jasmine.
Base notes: Fig Tree, Benzoin, and Cedar.

8. Molecule 01 Escentric Molecules

Rating: 4 out of 5. 

Longevity: About 4+ hours.

Most men who love the fragrance said they do because of its subtle and gentle woody scent which gives out a clean and fresh smell.

The fragrance also gives them the most compliments.

Main accords: Woody, amber, musky and animalic.

9. Wood Sage and Sea Salt

Rating: 4.1 out of 5. 

Longevity: About 4-5 hours.

Personally, I find this to be the most balanced unisex fragrance on this list from its amazing sage scent.

Wood Sage and Sea Salt have a soft, sweet-tinted aroma but don’t last long.

Main accords: Citrus, aromatic, aquatic, musky, herbal, salty, soft spicy, marine, floral.

10. Mercedes Benz cologne 

Rating: 4.4 out of 5. 

Longevity: About 3-5 hours.

Mercedes Benz cologne is a bright uplifting fragrance that’s obviously good for the summer.

It is mostly recommended for casual or smart dressing, and when going to the gym or on summer dates.

Top notes: Brazilian Orange, Grapefruit, Mandarin Orange, and Pink Pepper
Middle notes: Ginger, Lemon, and Verbena.
Base notes: White Woods, Vetiver, and Musk.