Unique Gift Ideas for Hotel and Travel Lovers

Unique Gift Ideas for Hotel and Travel Lovers

With the holiday season approaching, we share a carefully curated list of gifts that will surely delight hotel lovers and gift-givers alike. The collection features an exquisite selection of items typically found in hotel gift shops, such as local Bermudian perfume, chic Parisian wall decor, and more – all conveniently available for online purchase. These thoughtful gifts not only embody the charm and luxury of a cherished hotel stay, but also serve as nostalgic souvenirs, allowing recipients to relive their fondest vacation memories.

Sea Island, Georgia (pictured)

Experience the finer things at Sea Island and shop some of the guests' favorite items, such as the Sea Island Signature Teddy Bear for kids, the Sea Island Cloister 3D Ornament for holiday decoration, or the Sea Island Signature Rocks Glass for sipping. A must-buy gift is the Soul of the South – Spirit of the West Cookbook Set, a collaboration between Sea Island and sister property, The Broadmoor. These books contain the resorts' cherished recipes, along with captivating histories and traditions. Sea Island online shop can be found here.

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, Bermuda

In March of 2023, The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club announced the debut of its first-ever custom fragrance, created in collaboration with local Bermudian Master Perfumer Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone of Lili Bermuda. The Harkness Hamilton Princess Rose blooms around the harbour-front property and was the source of inspiration for this new custom fragrance, aptly named Island Rose. Island Rose is a fresh rose bouquet, with mandarine citrus top note, a heart of Pink Rosa Damascena and a soft white orris dry down. Link to product here, also sold in the shops at Hamilton Princess.

Alila Napa Valley St. Helena, California

Alila Napa Valley is a luxury adults-only boutique hotel located amidst vineyards in the St. Helena community of Napa Valley, California with nearby access to over 400 wineries. Alila Napa Valley's Spa Alila offers a variety treatments and wellness experiences with locally sourced hand-crafted ingredients and products.

Products like the locally made Vintner’s Daughter skincare are a guest favorite, with its deep Napa family roots and products that draw from the old-world principles of winemaking, craftsmanship and a sense of true luxury. Alila Napa Valley incorporates the locally made Vintner’s Daughter skincare in guest spa treatments and products are also available for purchase in the spa's shop.

Bequia Beach Hotel's Bequia Beach Bums swimwear

St. Vincent & the Grenadines based Bequia Beach Hotel lifestyle brand, Bequia Beach Bums, is designed and inspired by tropical island life in Bequia.

Bequia Beach Bums is all about slow fashion, sustainable materials and limited-edition prints. Inspired by owner -- Bengt Mortstedt -- who is often found entertaining guests at the hotel with his own unique style of dress. The tunics offer transparent, breathable coverage, perfect to wear during walks along Crescent beach, and the reversible bikini, decorated in tropical prints and signature baby blue stripes, are equipped with adjustable straps and built-in UV protection. The boutique lifestyle brand aims to match that sense of spirit and adventure found only on Bequia. Sold exclusively in the hotel's beach boutiques in Bequia & limited quantities online.

Ritz Paris 

The iconic property has partnered with artist and illustrator Marin Montagut to celebrate the Parisian chic of the hotel with a touch of poetry. Marin Montagut has immersed himself in the iconic world of the Ritz Paris to create variations of his favorite objects, including his collection of “Books of Secrets” inspired by the eighteenth century, which are made entirely by hand in his studio, as well as his “Wonder Window” wall decorations, which are entirely cut out, painted and glued by hand, and offer a journey of imagination with their 3D scenes and landscapes. Additional products include cushions, scarves and more and are available for purchase here.

The Inn at Little Washington, Virginia: Truffled Popcorn Gift Box -- A delicious recreation of one of the most signature culinary experiences at The Inn at Little Washington right at home! Included in a signature Inn at Little Washington Crate and keepsake are 19oz multi-colored corn kernels, seasoned salt, and truffle oil as well as 4 signature Inn Popcorn Boxes. The James Beard Foundation approved snack may or may not last to the end credits. Chef Patrick O'Connell's secret is adding a pinch of sugar to bring out the rich truffle flavor! Product link here.