Looking to surprise your partner/lover/Tinder date with a romantic gift that screams affection? We got you!
Whether you are looking to shop perfumes in Hong Kong or the edgiest Korean fashion items, you’ll never be short of things to buy in this city – and that includes buying gifts for her. But what about when you want to truly impress someone you are head-over-heels in love with? Sometimes, picking the right romantic gifts in Hong Kong can be a little tricky, but we’ve got the lowdown on some of our favourite ideas right here.
Romantic gifts in Hong Kong for Valentine’s Day 2024
1. Dazzling gems from Diamond Experts
There are few romantic gifts that are as classic as a diamond. An enduring symbol of love, the perfect diamond is one that should be selected carefully. Enter David Golibroda of Diamond Experts, who’ll take the reins in helping you choose the ultimate gem for your loved one this Valentine’s Day in Hong Kong. With nearly 30 years of industry experience and stellar reviews, Golibroda is closely connected with major diamond trading centres worldwide as a member of the Israeli Diamond Exchange. Priding itself on providing top-tier personal service, Diamond Experts offers only the best stones at wholesale prices. The diamonds, available in various dazzling shapes and colours, can also be made into stunning bespoke pieces of jewellery by Hong Kong artisans at Golibroda’s workshop, taking your glittering gem to the next level.
Diamond Experts, Suite 711, 7/F, Yu To Sang Building, 37 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 9881 8770 (Whatsapp)
2. Flower jars from Gift Flowers HK
Having provided stylish floral gifts for over a decade, Gift Flowers HK is the first flower shop in Hong Kong to offer gift and message personalisation services. Whether you’re confessing to your crush, expressing your affection, or commemorating a memory, you can make your gift truly one-of-a-kind by leaving a customised message on the flower jar from Gift Flowers HK. Plus, the brand provides free delivery across Hong Kong – and extra speedy services, too, to guarantee freshness of the flowers. Above all, we love how Gift Flowers HK uses flower jars instead of typical packaging for its signature Valentine’s Day product. Not only do they add an elegant touch to the gift, but they’re also reusable and more environmentally friendly. As there’s only a limited number of these gorgeous flower jars, be sure to order them today!
Shop Gift Flowers HK online.
3. Fresh Ecuadorian roses from Grace & Favour HK
What better way to declare your love than with roses? Go above and beyond with Grace & Favour HK, the award-winning luxury florist that we love, for premium Ecuadorian rose bouquets and rose boxes. Celebrated for their impressive bud sizes and enduring beauty, these exquisite roses are flown in directly from partner farms in Ecuador, then expertly hand-tied by Grace & Favour HK’s internationally certified florists to guarantee maximum freshness. Each bouquet comes with complimentary gift packaging and a beautiful message card. Boasting five-star customer service, as well as reliable delivery and pick-up arrangements, Grace & Favour HK is one of our top picks for romantic gifts in Hong Kong this Valentine’s Day.
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Shop Grace & Favour HK online, or visit its picturesque boutiques in Sai Ying Pun and Tsim Sha Tsui.
4. Surprise your loved ones with BetterThanFlowers
Looking to surprise your partner this Valentine’s Day? Go beyond flowers with BetterThanFlowers’ personalised gift boxes! Choose between the magnificent Balloon Box, brimming with treats and a charming helium-filled balloon bearing your heartfelt message, or opt for the Surprise Box filled with goodies galore. With an array of over 300 gifts across categories such as candles, chocolates, beautiful bottles of rosé, and much more, you can pick a fantastic selection of items to load your box with. Elevate the experience further by choosing BetterThanFlowers’ signature illustration service, capturing your loved one’s unique spirit. The team will hand-write any loving personal message you choose to include, adding an extra touch of sentiment. There’s even a one-day delivery service for those who need to send a last-minute gift!
To make things even sweeter, use code HONEYCOMBERS to unlock a 10% discount and treat your loved one to a heartfelt hamper!
Shop BetterThanFlowers online.
5. Make memories with an intimate dinner at Brut!
There’s no better place for an intimate Valentine’s date than the softly lit ambience of Brut!. The cosy 24-seat restaurant sets the mood with over 50 flickering candles, welcoming you and your love into a world of refined elegance. Here, each dish marries Head Chef CJ Jalandoni’s Filipino heritage with the finesse of French culinary techniques, offering a truly transportive dining experience. Moreover, the sommeliers at Brut! skilfully match every morsel with handpicked wines that promise to surprise and enchant the palate. Spend your evening basked in candlelight, rediscovering love through Chef CJ’s exquisite creations and the intimate charm of Brut!.
For more enchanting restaurants and bars in the city, don’t miss our round-up of our favourite date night spots in Hong Kong.
Brut!, Shop C, 1 Second Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, p. 3460 5863
6. BMF’s skin-pampering duos
A radiant complexion is perhaps the most enchanting gift you can offer this Valentine’s Day, and BMF’s bespoke His and Hers skincare sets are crafted for couples to indulge together. For him, the “Gift Him Your Love” trio works wonders by cleansing, nourishing, and repairing, banishing dull skin. Meanwhile, for her, the “Show Her You Care” set, with its age-defying serum and cream, works to smooth the complexion and visibly reduce signs of ageing. Leveraging advanced formulas and decades of expertise, BMF is dedicated to enhancing the unique beauty of each individual.
BMF has multiple locations across Hong Kong.
7. Pillow Mist from Jo Malone
Wellness starts with winding down, which is exactly why Jo Malone’s pillow mists help set the scene for romance. A quick spritz of Midnight Musk & Moonflower instantly transports you and your love to a tranquil English garden under the moonlight. This calming blend of essential oils mists evenly onto linens, enveloping them in its clean, delicate fragrance. As you snuggle in together for the night, breathe in deeply and feel the tensions of the day gently fade away.
Jo Malone has multiple locations across Hong Kong.
8. Liquor up your lover with Timeless & Tasty
Sweep your lover off their feet with a touch of world-class craftsmanship this Valentine’s Day, courtesy of the exclusive Shizuoka Distillery Japanese whisky collection at Timeless & Tasty. These exceptional spirits celebrate 100 years of Japanese whisky-making tradition, showcasing a true depth of flavour through the use of locally produced barley. Whether you share the refined notes of the Sherry Cask, the sweet fruited overtones of the Apple Brandy Cask Finish, or the warm spiced vanilla essence of the Rum Cask Finish, each sip is a journey through the subtleties of single malt sophistication.
Shop Timeless & Tasty online.
9. Sweeten the season with La Famille
In the mood for a touch of edible elegance this Valentine’s Day? La Famille’s newest V-Day confections have us absolutely charmed. The “Blooming Heart” chiffon cake is a vision of loveliness, brimming with the sweet fusion of pink guava and rose, while the strawberry chocolate pretzels offer the most delightful blend of savoury and sweet. We can’t help but be in awe of La Famille’s continuous reimagining of dessert classics, utilising the season’s best ingredients.
La Famille has multiple locations across Hong Kong.
10. Deliver hand-crafted bouquets from The Floristry
Still prefer a classic romantic gift? You can’t go wrong with flowers! The Floristry is known for its modern and design-led approach to floral arrangements. From hand-crafted bouquets and flower jars to home fragrance, each contemporary piece compiles fresh and seasonal blooms that will make a wonderful impression. Some of its signature creations include the Gypsy Heart Flower Bouquet and Magic Hour Flower Bouquet, which are both lovely alternatives to traditional romantic bouquets. Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, an anniversary, or just because, The Floristry’s modern floral gifts are guaranteed to put a smile on that special someone’s face and remind them just how much you care.
Discover our picks for best florists in Hong Kong.
The Floristry, G/F 18 Gough Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 9016 2324
11. Eternal roses from Mohlia
With Mohlia’s stunning infinity roses, you can give the ultimate romantic floral gift. These preserved roses are sustainably grown in Ecuador’s mountains and lovingly arranged by skilled florists into dazzling boxes. Treated with a special rose oil formula, each bloom stays fresh forever at its peak. Just imagine your lover’s reaction when they open a box overflowing with these eternal roses! No matter the occasion, Mohlia’s preserved flower arrangements are a swoon-worthy way to show someone they have your endless love.
Check out our interview with Simran Mohinani, the founder of Mohlia.
Shop Mohlia online.
12. Alluring perfume from Tom Ford
The fact that we can be attracted to a person simply by their scent proves the importance of picking the right perfume. Tom Ford has you covered with not one, but two perfumes: Electric Cherry and Cherry Smoke. The luxe, playful scents are sure to create a romantic ambience. Mmhmm, love is in the air!
Check out our go-to fragrance boutiques in Hong Kong.
Tom Ford has multiple locations across Hong Kong.
13. Buy sexy lingerie from Avec Amour
Looking for some sexy romantic gifts in Hong Kong? Avec Amour sells a curated selection of fashion-forward bodysuits, gorgeous French knickers, and suspenders that flatter the body with fine fabrics such as silk and lace. Whether it’s a sensually stimulating bra-and-knickers set or a chic one-piece bodysuit, your special someone is going to love it.
Avec Amour also makes it onto our list of where to buy lingerie in Hong Kong.
Shop Avec Amour online.
14. Get flirty with sex toys from Womanizer
This forward-thinking brand understands that sensuality starts with oneself, and its range of sex toys is a testament to that ethos. Womanizer’s products, featuring its groundbreaking Pleasure Air Technology, offer a gentle, non-direct massage to the 8,000 nerve endings of the clitoris, creating a uniquely gratifying experience. Its famed “clit sucker” vibrator, which debuted in 2013, has notably transformed the industry with its air-suction sensation that simulates oral sex, offering an incomparable pleasure experience. Whether buying for oneself or for a partner, Womanizer’s collection of discreet and elegantly designed toys makes a delightful addition to any romantic occasion.
Interested in exploring adult toys? Check out our article on the sex shops in Hong Kong.
15. Put love on the shelf with Lok Man Rare Books
Here’s a novel idea: why not surprise your loved one with a rare book from Lok Man Rare Books? As Hong Kong’s only antiquarian bookstore, shelves upon shelves of hidden treasures are waiting to be explored here. If you have a special bookworm in your life, a rare edition of Jane Austen or The Great Gatsby may just be the ultimate romantic gift. Hurry over and snag a valuable volume before it’s too late!
Lok Man Rare Books, G/F, 6 Chancery Lane, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2868 1056
16. Wow them with stunning jewellery from Cartier
If you’re keen to set hearts racing this Valentine’s Day, look no further than Cartier’s iconic jewellery collections, which offer a variety of ways to celebrate the essence of love. Opt for simplicity with a touch of grandeur with the Trinity collection. Its interlocking rings in pink, white, and yellow gold represent an everlasting and unbreakable bond, a minimalist yet profound symbol of affection. Alternatively, for a dash of modern romance, the Love bracelets, with their sleek screw motif and radiant gold and diamonds, are designed to be cherished for a lifetime. Each Cartier piece is imbued with distinct sentiment; choose the one that resonates with your unique love story.
Cartier has multiple locations in Hong Kong.
17. Personalise with meaning at Kklue
This homegrown brand captures our hearts with its exquisite yet affordable jewels, crafted for the confident modern woman. We’re swooning over Kklue’s iconic “Unlock” necklaces – personalised treasures allowing you to adorn your initial in chic 18K gold and sparkling diamonds. And let’s talk about the joy that is its new Valentine’s collaboration with Smiley – it’s smiles all round, indeed. At Kklue’s latest pop-up, you’ll fall head over heels for the craftsmanship and everyday luxury on offer. The trendy personalised pieces are simply perfect for gifting to your beloved.
Kklue, Kiosk 3D, Level 3, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
18. Pamper them at Lush
We all love a bit of pampering, so there’s nothing nicer than receiving some luscious-smelling natural goodies from Lush. This brand offers the best selection of bath bombs and bubble bars, whether you’re looking for an explosion of gold sparkles or a sweet cotton candy soak. With options ranging from floral and fruity to spicy and earthy, you’re sure to find the perfect fizzy treat to help your loved one relax and unwind.
Lush has multiple locations in Hong Kong.
19. Get boozed up with candles and gummies from Smith and Sinclair
Spice up date night with Smith & Sinclair’s cheeky alcohol-infused gummies. We’re obsessed with its unique creations that make consuming cocktails way more fun. Sip bubbly and nibble gummy bears? Yes, please! Its themed bundles for every occasion, like the Love Bundle with rosé gummies and chocolate edible lipsticks, add a playful twist to romance. Collaborations with local brands mean Hong Kong-inspired elements, too. With Smith & Sinclair, you can treat your sweetheart to an at-home happy hour filled with flavours like lychee martinis and boozy butterscotch.
Shop Smith and Sinclair online.
20. Indulge with Conspiracy Chocolate
Conspiracy Chocolate handcrafts small-batch quantities from bean to bar in Hong Kong. Known as an aphrodisiac, chocolate is the perfect treat to spark the romantic mood, and to pamper your special person. Conspiracy Chocolate isn’t afraid to experiment with bold flavours, with classics like Sichuan Pepper and Earl Grey. Additionally, the colourful wrappers make these chocolate bars a treat for the eyes!
Find out our picks for Hong Kong’s best chocolate.
Order Conspiracy Chocolate online.
21. Create memories with Spoilt
Prefer to get hands on? Online platform Spoilt offers a range of experience-based gifts that you and your loved one can enjoy together. From cooking classes to massages, to even outdoor climbing and abseiling experiences, you’re sure to find something that both of you fancy. Nothing beats a beautiful memory together as a gift for Valentine’s Day!
Find out more about experience gifts in Hong Kong.
Shop Spoilt experiences online.
22. Escape to the coast at Cafe Roma
We all deserve a slice of Italy this Valentine’s Day, and Cafe Roma is on hand to whisk couples away to a coastal idyll steeped in romance. Its four-course V-Day menu, set against the charming backdrop of beachfront views, is nothing short of bellissimo. To begin, tease your palate with tuna carpaccio and a rich lobster bisque – aperitivos to kindle the flames of love. Then, take your pick from the sumptuous mains: a beef tenderloin, a turbot, or a pork chop, each crafted to perfection. And be sure to leave space for its swoon-worthy tiramisu, a symbol of your shared affection. As you sip fine wine and absorb the glittering sea views, let the evening unfold to the soundtrack of an Italian serenade for you and your date.
For those seeking even more temptation, dive into our round-up of Hong Kong’s Valentine’s Day menus.
Cafe Roma, Shop 7-8, 1/F, Beach Commercial Complex, Park Island, Ma Wan, Hong Kong, p. 3446 1226
23. A classy and cosy picnic spread
Take the romance outdoors with a cute picnic set up by Picnicking by Misaka. Just book online and the team at Picnicking by Misaka will set up the entire picnic for you. You can choose from different styles and the items included in the setup are all listed on their website. They also offer night picnics with LED lights to set a romantic mood and it’s simply stunning!
Here are our favourite picnic spots in Hong Kong.
Find out more about Picnicking by Misaka.
24. Enjoy a show at Hong Kong Fringe Club
The Fringe Club is a local gem that’s always showing wonderful local and international acts, including comedy, music, and stage shows. Plus, the intimate venue is the perfect spot for date night. Sip on a drink or two at the bar, and then cosy up in the darkness and get ready for the show.
Or, bring them to these live music venues?
Hong Kong Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2521 7251
25. Get pampered at The Oriental Spa
Let you and your partner relax and rejuvenate together at The Oriental Spa in The Landmark Mandarin Oriental with its brand new “Memories” experience. The package includes a 90-minute Oriental Massage, followed by a 60-minute Time ReverCell Facial Treatment at the centre’s signature Sanctuary Suite. There’s no rush to leave – feel free to linger at the private jacuzzi pool to enjoy the ultimate spa experience.
The Oriental Spa, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2132 0011
26. Book a romantic staycation
While traveling is amazing, sometimes it’s just as nice to stay in Hong Kong. The city if full with a bunch of great hotels offering spa facilities and great dining facilities, so why not surprise your love with a romantic weekend?
Read about all of our favourite Hong Kong staycations.
27. A candle with a personalised message from Hiraya Scented
It doesn’t get more thoughtful than a candle with a customised message from Hiraya Scented. We’re smitten with the idea of surprising your sweetie with a candle along with a romantic quote or message. Hiraya carefully blends oils for well-being, so you can spread zen vibes while declaring your love. With complimentary gift wrapping, this eco-friendly candle makes saying “I love you” as simple as lighting a flame.
For more candle options, check out our guide to the best candle shops in Hong Kong.
Hiraya Scented, S412, Block A, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
28. Guided journals from Intelligent Change
Nothing nurtures a relationship quite like thoughtfulness, which is why we’re eyeing Intelligent Change’s guided journals as the most romantic gifts that keep on giving. Its bundles allow you to gift a set of journals tailored to your love’s needs and goals. With the simple yet powerful Five-Minute Journal to spark gratitude and the Productivity Planner to achieve dreams, an Intelligent Change duo covers all the bases. There’s no better way to inspire your lover while also guiding them toward inner tranquillity and purpose.
Shop Intelligent Change online.
[This article was originally published in December 2020 and updated in 2024 by Catherine Pun.]