Christmas Gift Ideas & Experiences
Christmas is a time for giving and creating lasting memories. This year, why not give the gift of an experience? An experience gift is a unique and memorable present that your loved ones will cherish forever.
Here are a few ideas to get you started:
For the Adventurer:
- A hot air balloon ride: Imagine soaring through the sky at sunrise, taking in breathtaking views of the landscape below.Opens in a new window www.etsy.comHot air balloon ride gift for Christmas
- A white water rafting trip: Get your adrenaline pumping with a thrilling adventure down a rushing river.Opens in a new window www.americanadventure.comWhite water rafting trip gift for Christmas
- A ziplining tour: Fly through the trees and experience the thrill of the wind in your face.Opens in a new window www.amazon.comZiplining tour gift for Christmas
- A skydiving experience: Take the plunge and experience the ultimate adrenaline rush.Opens in a new window www.etsy.comSkydiving experience gift for Christmas
For the Foodie:
- A cooking class: Learn how to make their favorite dish or discover a new cuisine.Opens in a new window www.inspireuplift.comCooking class gift for Christmas
- A wine tasting: Sample different wines and learn about the winemaking process.Opens in a new window www.mycretangoods.comWine tasting gift for Christmas
- A chocolate making workshop: Create your own delicious chocolate treats.Opens in a new window www.taystful.co.ukChocolate making workshop gift for Christmas
- A food tour: Explore the local food scene and try new and exciting dishes.Opens in a new window wholefully.comFood tour gift for Christmas
For the Relaxer:
- A spa day: Get pampered with a massage, facial, or other spa treatments.Opens in a new window www.etsy.comSpa day gift for Christmas
- A yoga retreat: Find your inner peace and reconnect with nature.Opens in a new window www.etsy.comYoga retreat gift for Christmas
- A weekend getaway: Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy some peace and quiet.Opens in a new window www.etsy.comWeekend getaway gift for Christmas
- A subscription box: Treat them to a monthly box of their favorite things,such as coffee, snacks, or beauty products.Opens in a new window jennyinneverland.comSubscription box gift for Christmas
For the Homebody:
- A subscription to a streaming service: Let them watch their favorite movies and TV shows anytime they want.Opens in a new window www.giftsbysimonemadeit.comSubscription to a streaming service gift for Christmas
- A cozy blanket or throw: Give them something to snuggle up in on cold winter nights.Opens in a new window www.amazon.comCozy blanket or throw gift for Christmas
- A new set of kitchen knives or cookware: Help them upgrade their kitchen with some high-quality tools.Opens in a new window www.amazon.comNew set of kitchen knives or cookware gift for Christmas
- A gift certificate to their favorite home goods store: Let them choose something special for their home.Opens in a new window www.goodhousekeeping.comGift certificate to their favorite home goods store gift for Christmas
For the Creative:
- A pottery class: Learn how to make their own pottery pieces.Opens in a new window www.etsy.comPottery class gift for Christmas
- A painting class: Unleash their inner artist with a painting class.Opens in a new window classbento.com.auPainting class gift for Christmas
- A jewelry making class: Create unique and personalized jewelry.Opens in a new window www.amazon.comJewelry making class gift for Christmas
- A writing workshop: Learn from a professional writer and improve your writing skills.Opens in a new window www.thewritersgreenhouse.co.ukWriting workshop gift for Christmas
For the Learner:
- An online course: Learn a new skill or hobby with an online course.Opens in a new window english-malta.comOnline course gift for Christmas
- A museum membership: Give them access to world-class art and culture.Opens in a new window bclm.comMuseum membership gift for Christmas
- A subscription to a magazine: Keep them informed on their favorite topics with a magazine subscription.Opens in a new window blossominfaith.comSubscription to a magazine gift for Christmas
- A donation to their favorite charity: Give back to the community in their name.Opens in a new window www.southeast15.comDonation to their favorite charity gift for Christmas
No matter what your budget is, there is sure to be an experience gift that your loved ones will love.
Here are a few additional tips for choosing experience gifts:
- Consider the recipient’s interests and hobbies. What do they enjoy doing?
- Think about their age and fitness level. Some experiences may be too physically demanding for certain individuals.
- Set a budget. How much are you willing to spend?
- Do your research. Read reviews and compare prices before booking anything.
- Make it personal. Add a special touch to your gift by including a handwritten note or a personalized gift certificate.