Classic Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Gentlemen

The beginning of February always represents the return of that annual headache – what to buy the man in your life this Valentine’s Day. Buying for gentlemen is never easy, and if you want to choose a present that is both romantic and fitting you face an even greater challenge, with so many of the Valentine’s Day gifts that are available today being quirky or joke gifts that he may not appreciate. When you need to find a suitable token of love for a husband or boyfriend with sophisticated tastes, you will want to turn to one of the classic gift ideas that is sure to impress without being unoriginal or dull. Here, we bring you some excellent suggestions for traditional presents for him that are sure to stand the test of time.

Relaxation and Pampering

Nobody ever said that spa days were just for the ladies, and lots of men would appreciate a pampering session too. Show your husband or boyfriend how much he is appreciated and cherished by arranging a relaxing treatment for him at a luxury spa. Whether he would prefer a manicure or a facial, a massage or a pedicure, giving him the chance to de-stress and unwind from his everyday hassles and pressures is a wonderful way to show him how much he is loved. Or why not arrange a spa day for both of you, and enjoy receiving a couple’s massage together on Valentine’s Day?

Opulent and Luxurious Gifts

gold golf ballIs your partner never happier than when settling down for a poker night with his friends? For keen card players, there can be no better Valentine’s Day gift than a pack of sophisticated and opulent playing cards that have been dipped in pure 24 karat gold. This impressive gift has been made to tournament grade standards, and every card is intricately detailed, bringing the glamour of the world’s top class casinos into his home. Exquisitely crafted, each pack is presented in an exclusive, high quality cherrywood box so that they look just as elegant on the shelf as to they do on the card table. Alternatively, if you are looking for inspiration for the golfer in your life, what about a magnificent 24 karat gold-dipped golf ball and tee? Available in two versions, one which is playable and will rival any standard golf ball on the green and one which is for display only, he is sure to be the envy of his friends when he receives this stunning gift.

Take a Break

Part of celebrating Valentine’s Day is to create magical memories together that will last a lifetime. One wonderful way to do this is to arrange a romantic weekend break for two to a destination that holds special meaning. Whether you revisit your honeymoon destination to recapture your youthful passions, or whether you spend a few days returning to his favourite childhood spot, this is a present that will let him know just how deeply you understand him. Tailor your break around his preferred pastimes and hobbies, perhaps taking in his best-loved show, visiting an art gallery to see an exhibition of his favourite artist’s work or enjoying a concert by his most loved musician. This is truly a unique Valentine’s Day gift that he will never forget.

Jewellery Gifts for Sophisticated Gentlemen

man with watchJewellery has been considered to be one of the best Valentine’s Day gifts for her for decades, however it is not only the preserve of the ladies. There are many stylish and sophisticated jewellery gifts that you can give to the man in your life, such as a heavy gold chain, a tie pin encrusted with diamonds or a pair of appealing silver cufflinks. A quality wristwatch from one of the best brands is also sure to impress him, especially if you have it engraved with your own personalised message commemorating the special day.

Tantalising the Taste Buds

They do say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, so if the gentleman in your life has a refined palate, surprise him on Valentine’s Day with a sophisticated foodie gift that is sure to tickle his tastebuds. How about a bottle of the finest single malt whisky together with an engraved tumbler? Or appeal to his inner connoisseur with a case of vintage wine and a cheeseboard of gourmet delicacies from around the world? Why not appeal to his sweeter side by presenting him with a gift hamper of gourmet chocolates, or create a luxury hamper containing caviar and smoked salmon which you can enjoy with a glass of champagne during a romantic picnic for two? He is sure to remember this Valentine’s Day for all of the right reasons.