Looking to surprise your partner/lover/tinder date with a romantic gift that screams affection? We got you
Whether you are looking to shop bags 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 men. But what about when you want to truly impress someone you are head-over-heels in love with? Sometimes, picking the right romantic gifts can be a little tricky, but we’ve got the lowdown on some of our favourite ideas right here.
Surprise your lover with these romantic gifts
Deliver hand-crafted bouquets from Floristry at M&L
Floristry at M&L is known for its modern and design-led approach to floral design. From hand-crafted bouquets and flower jars to home fragrance, each contemporary arrangement compiles fresh and seasonal flowers that is guaranteed to make a wonderful impression in that special someone’s eyes. Some of their signature bouquets include Gypsy Heart Flower Bouquet and Lover’s Isle Flower Bouquet, which are both lovely alternatives to traditional Valentines bouquets.
Floristry at M&L, 18 Bonham Strand West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 5907 2823, 上環文咸西街18號
Buy sexy lingerie from Avec Amour
Looking for some sexy romantic gifts for your partner? Avec Amour sells a curated selection of fashion forward bodysuits, gorgeous French knickers and suspenders that flatter the body with fine fabrics like silk and lace. Whether it’s a sensually stimulating bra-and-knickers set or a chic one-piece bodysuit, she (or he) is going to love it so much.
Find out where to buy lingerie in Hong Kong here
Shop Avec Amour online
Grab these Valentine’s Day reads at Bookazine
Love reading? English bookstore Bookazine stocks an array of bestsellers and Valentine’s Day specials, including The Ladybird Book of Dating (Ladybird Books for Grown-Ups), The Kiss Quotient by Helen Huang, as well as a wide range of Valentine’s Day candies, chocolate bars and even a grown-your-own rose kit. For those who plan to have a low-maintenance Valentine’s Day, books and candies are the perfect combo.
Read our guide to the best Hong Kong bookstores here
Bookazine, Shop 326-328, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong, 中環遮打道10號太子大廈326-328號鋪
Pamper them at LUSH
Men and women both love a bit of pampering, and there is nothing nicer than receiving some luscious smelling natural goodies from LUSH. Choose from a selection of scrubs, including the Cherryish Bodyscrub that blends chocolate and cherry scents with organic cocoa butter and fine sea salt, or opt for the Melt My Heart massage bar and pamper your loved one with its cypress oil and orange flower.
If you are in the dog box or just want to take things up a level, the beautifully wrapped Love Box ($500) includes Tender Is The Night naked shower cream, Melt My Heart massage bar, The Kiss lip scrub and Cherryish body scrub, and is sure to put a smile on the face of your favourite person.
Or why not book in at LUSH Spa?
LUSH, G/F-4/F, Soho Square, 21 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3915 0638, 中環擺花街21號Soho Square地下至4樓
Give the gift of flowers from Bydeau
Bydeau delivers a wonderful selection of gorgeous contemporary flower arrangements all year round, but why not show your loved one how much you care by gifting them a monthly flower subscription? Each delivery will be completely different (but equally as beautiful!) and you even receive a free vase along with the first bunch. Starting from just $500 per bunch ($2000/month) for a small arrangement, your loved one will receive a weekly delivery of colour that will always remind them of you.
Read more about Bydeau here
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Get personal at Gifts Less Ordinary
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If you’re having trouble finding the perfect romantic gifts for someone who has everything, then maybe you should make it personal. Gifts Less Ordinary has a selection of gifts that can be personalised with names, notes or messages, so that you can create a one-of-a-kind gift for your love. For guys, there are wallets, cufflinks, travel kits and t-shirts, or choose from jewellery, scarves or diaries for her.
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Go and see a show at Hong Kong Fringe Club
This local gem is always showing wonderful local and international acts, including comedy, music and stage shows, and the intimate venue is the perfect spot for date night. Enjoy a drink or too at the bar, and then cosy up in the darkness and get ready for the show. Sometimes experiences make the best romantic gifts!
Or, bring them to these live jazz bars?
Hong Kong Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2521 7251 中環下亞厘畢道2號
Wow them with stunning jewellery
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Jewellery is one of the most romantic gifts that you can gift your partner, and Hong Kong has a selection of boutiques to choose from. Keep it simple with a piece from Calvin Klein or embrace their quirky side with something fun from Les Nereides. Take a look at some of our favourite jewellery stores in Hong Kong here.
Treat them to the Aqua Luna Dinner & Cruise
Get romantic on the high seas (well, Victoria Harbour) and enjoy amazing views of the skyline as you watch the new and improved Symphony of Lights display onboard the beautiful Aqua Luna. Then, be whisked away to award-winning Chinese restaurant Hutong, where you will enjoy a stunning 10-course dinner in a gorgeous restaurant that overlooks the harbour.
Find out more about Hutong here
Aqua Luna Dinner & Cruise, Central Piers, Hong Kong
Enjoy a couples spa at Mandarin Spa
At the luxurious Mandarin Spa in Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, couples can enjoy a blissful two-hour treatment that begins with a soak in the vitality pool. Enjoy a tailor made treatment experience, including a foot massage and steam shower before enjoying a light Asian-inspired spa meal in the privacy of your own suite. Relaxation and romance? Yes, please!
The Mandarin Spa, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2825 4888,中環干諾道中5號香港文華東方酒店閣樓
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Online platform spoilt.com.hk offers a range of experience-based gifts that you and your loved one can enjoy together. From cooking classes to massages and even outdoor climbing and abseiling experiences, you’re sure to find something that the two of you will here. PLUS, you’ll get to create a romantic memory.
Find out more about experience gifts in Hong Kong here
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Sweeten them up with candy from The BonBonist
Sugar-free? Vegan? Chocolate addict? No matter how your loved one likes their candy, The BonBonist in Pacific Place has an option that they will want to devour. Packaged in fun gift boxes featuring quirky characters, this is the perfect gift to have delivered to home or office to keep him or her sweet.
The BonBonist, Area 310, 3/F, Cityplaza I, 18 Taikoo Shing Road, Tai Koo, Hong Kong, p. 2155 4440, 太古太古城道18號太古城中心一期3樓Area 310
Book a romantic staycation
While travelling 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? Some of our favourite Hong Kong hotels for staycations include: Hotel Icon and The Fleming, or if you are looking for a short trip, then Macau Roosevelt Hotel is a fab option too.
Read about all of our favourite Hong Kong staycations here
Got your romantic gifts sorted but looking for more cool things to do in Hong Kong? Plan your day trip to these islands around Hong Kong, explore the newly-opened arts space The Mills in Tsuen Wan or check out the best spots to go ice skating in Hong Kong.