Secret Santa Gifts

Secret Santa! Blessing or cursed office tradition? Welcome to Rackhams secret Santa gift collection where finally the cheap and nasty gifts make way for something more refined and sophisticated. We’ve handpicked the best secret Santa gift ideas to delight your friends and work colleagues this festive season. Each item has been specially selected from classic treasures to modern indulgences to capture the spirit of giving at Christmas and help you find the best secret Santa gifts you’ll be excited to give. 

Secret Santa Gift Ideas

As the festive season approaches, the tradition of secret Santa brings a touch of excitement and anticipation to gatherings among friends, family, and work colleagues. Selecting the perfect secret Santa present is not only about finding something delightful but also respecting the set budget. At Rackhams, we understand the importance of thoughtful yet budget-friendly gifts. Let's explore a variety of gift ideas tailored to different price ranges, ensuring your secret Santa present brings joy without breaking the bank.

What should I consider when selecting a secret Santa gift?

  • Think about the recipient's interests, hobbies, and personality traits.
  • Consider any hints or preferences they may have shared in conversations or on social media.
  • Keep the gift appropriate for the setting, whether it's for a work colleague, close friend, or family member.

Secret Santa Gift Ideas Under £10-20

  • A box of chocolates or gourmet snacks for the foodie in your group.
  • A stylish mug paired with a selection of specialty teas or coffees for the caffeine enthusiast.
  • A quirky desk accessory or novelty item to add a touch of personality to their workspace.
  • A scented candle in a soothing fragrance to create a cosy atmosphere at home.

Secret Santa Gift Ideas Under £30

  • A beautiful journal or planner for the organised or creative individual.
  • A set of high-quality skincare products or bath essentials for a pampering experience.
  • A bestselling book in their favourite genre or a subscription to a magazine.
  • A sleek phone stand or wireless charger for the tech-savvy recipient.

Secret Santa Gift Ideas Under £50

  • A personalised photo frame or album to capture cherished memories.
  • A luxurious scarf or cosy throw blanket for warmth and comfort during the colder months.
  • An elegant wine or cocktail set for the aspiring mixologist or wine connoisseur.
  • A stylish watch or piece of jewellery that complements their taste and style.

How can I personalise the gift to make it extra special?

  • Opt for monogrammed or engraved items, such as a personalised keychain or cufflinks.
  • Choose gifts that reflect shared memories or inside jokes, adding a sentimental touch to the present.
  • Consider their hobbies or passions when selecting a gift, such as a gardening kit for those with green fingers or a DIY craft set for the creative soul.

Are there any gender-neutral gift ideas suitable for any recipient?

  • A gourmet food basket filled with artisanal treats, cheeses, and preserves.
  • A cosy blanket scarf or stylish tote bag that can be used year-round.
  • A set of high-quality headphones or a portable speaker for music lovers on the go.
  • A DIY terrarium kit or succulent garden for those with a love for plants and greenery.

How can I ensure my secret Santa gift stands out from the rest?

  • Focus on quality over quantity, choosing a well-made and thoughtful gift that reflects the recipient's tastes and interests.
  • Add a handwritten note or card expressing your heartfelt sentiments and wishes for the holiday season.
  • Consider packaging the gift in a creative and festive manner, such as a decorative gift box or a personalised gift bag, to make it visually appealing.


With these diverse and budget-friendly secret Santa gift ideas from Rackhams, you're sure to find the perfect secret Santa present that brings joy and warmth to your recipient's heart. Remember, it's not about the price tag but the thought and care you put into selecting a gift that truly matters. Embrace the spirit of giving this holiday season and spread joy with a thoughtful and memorable secret Santa present. Happy gifting!