The 20 Best Secret Santa Gifts
Find the perfect gift to bring a smile to your Secret Santa’s face.
A Secret Santa gift exchange can liven up a workplace holiday party or help friends and family have fun shopping for one another. However, choosing the perfect gift for your Secret Santa is not always easy, especially if you don’t know a lot about their likes and dislikes. Whether you’re shopping for a coworker you hardly know or one of your closest friends, scroll through the secret santa gifts below to find the inspiration you need to select the perfect present.
Gifts Under $25
1. Bath Bombs
Treat your Secret Santa to a luxurious spa experience in the comfort of their own home. This set of 12 aromatherapy bath bombs are available in a wide variety of blends, colors, and aromas. You can customize the selection for your Secret Santa with options such as Lavender Twist Purple with lavender buds and a floral scent, Cashmere Plum White with lilac petals and gold glitter with a plum, black cherry and amber fragrance, Gingerbread Tan with copper glitter and a sweet gingerbread scent, and Winter’s Whisper White with silver glitter and a peppermint and lavender fragrance.
2. Touch Screen Gloves
These touch screen gloves can help your gift recipient’s hands stay warm on a cold winter’s day, even when they need to use their phone. The gloves are made from a comfortable polyester and spandex blend with a cozy flannel lining and feature silicon particles along the finger and palm portions to help users securely grip phones and other personal items. They are available in five sizes and 13 color options.
3. Adult Coloring Book
If you’re searching for the best secret santa gifts under $20, consider an adult coloring book. This spiral-bound book features hardback covers and perforated artist-quality paper pages. Inside, your gift recipient will find 30 attractive hand-drawn designs they can color in to help them relax and unwind after a long day.
4. Bluetooth Tracker Tag
Does your Secret Santa always seem to misplace their keys, purse, briefcase, or other items? This smart tracking tag can help them easily recover their lost items by logging into the app from Samsung. The tag’s design has an integrated hole, allowing it to be connected to a keychain, zipper, or carabiner click. Alternatively, it can also be placed in the pocket of a purse or bag.
5. Mug Warmer
This mug warmer is one of the best gifts you can buy. It can help your friends or coworkers keep their morning cup of tea or coffee from getting cold while it sits on their desk. The warmer features a lightweight and compact design and has an easy-to-clean surface. Its design offers a longer cord to easily reach outlets or power strips near a desk.
6. Essential Oil Diffuser
With its compact size, this essential oil diffuser can easily fit on desks, end tables, and other tight spaces. It offers two different misting modes: an intermittent mode with a run time between 6 and 8 hours and a continuous mode with a run time between 3 and 4 hours. The diffuser features an 8-color mood light with an adjustable brightness. Set the light to your favorite color, or have it rotate through all eight options.
7. Hot Chocolate Bombs
Enjoy a tasty treat with this set of four hot cocoa bombs. The hot chocolate bombs come in delicious white chocolate, milk chocolate, or milk chocolate with peppermint flavors. When hot milk is poured over them, the chocolate melts and they open to reveal marshmallows. The set of four hot cocoa bombs is packaged in a silver gift box that is ready to gift to your secret Santa.
8. Desktop Boxing Set
Searching for funny secret Santa gifts? The set includes two small fingertip boxing gloves and a mini book highlighting some of the best finger boxing exercises to relieve any work-related stress.
Gifts Under $50
9. Insulated Tumbler
This stainless steel vacuum insulated tumbler from Yeti features the exclusive MagSlider lid. The lid magnets to prevent accidental spills, and 15 different fade-, peel-, and crack-resistant color finishes are available. The Yeti Rambler, which was our experts’ top pick in our guide to the best tumblers—has an 18/8 stainless steel body with double wall insulation, helping drinks stay at their desired temperature for hours.
10. Desktop Zen Garden
When you’re looking for gifts for secret Santa that will help lower stress, this desktop Zen Garden is an excellent option. The garden is small enough to fit on most desks and comes with sand and a variety of accessories. Individuals can use these accessories, including the rake, stones, and mini trees to draw designs in the sand, helping them enjoy a brief escape from the daily grind. In addition to providing an opportunity to reduce stress, the garden will also add a decorative touch to a desk.
11. Bath and Body Gift Set
This gift set includes eight bath and body essentials to pamper your secret Santa. The shower gel, body lotion, exfoliating bath soaps, exfoliating hand soap, and bath salt all offer a pleasant warm vanilla fragrance. In addition to these soaps and lotions, a hand mirror and travel makeup and toiletry bag are also included with the set.
12. Wireless Charging Pad
The cords to charge smartphones and wireless earbuds can easily clutter a desk. With this wireless charging pad (a top selection in our list of the best charging stations) users can quickly charge three of their devices at the same time. The charger is equipped with technology that protects devices against surges and helps regulate the temperature as they change.
13. Laptop Bag
Perfect for bringing a laptop, files, and other items back and forth between home and the office, this stylish bag has it all. It offers a padded pocket to hold a 15.6-inch laptop, a padded tablet pocket, a zippered pocket, and two large interior pockets. It comes in 12 color options, each featuring a crocodile pattern and gold hardware to complete the look.
14. Electric Wine Opener
Electric wine bottle openers are good secret Santa gifts for individuals who enjoy entertaining. This attractive rose gold and white electric wine bottle opener opens a bottle of wine with the press of a button, saving time and effort. The rechargeable battery has a long life, opening approximately 30 bottles before it will need to be placed on the charging base. The set also includes a foil cutter.
Help your secret Santa make sure they’re prepared for jobs that pop up around the home, office, or any other place with this featured pick from our guide to the best multitools. While it may be small enough to fit in a pocket, the Leatherman Wingman Multitool is efficiently designed with 14 tools, including spring-action pliers, a knife, scissors, a bottle opener, a nail filer, and a ruler. Users can even open the multitool with one hand to access the specific tool they require.
Gifts Under $200
16. Air Fryer
Air fryers also make some of the best secret Santa gifts. The Instant Vortex Plus model from the makers of the Instant Pot offers six different cooking modes: air fry, roast, bake, broil, reheat, and dehydrate. In addition to these preset options, you can also customize the temperature anywhere between 95 and 400 degrees Fahrenheit for perfectly crisp and delicious meals. The air fryer offers an attractive black and stainless finish to complement a variety of kitchen decor schemes.
17. Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Your gift recipient will be impressed by the powerful sound that this mini Bluetooth speaker from Bose delivers. The waterproof speaker is designed to take along on various outdoor adventures and outings, from riding a bike to walking along the beach. Its tear-resistant strap makes it easy to attach it to backpacks, coolers, handlebars and keep it secure as you enjoy yourself. Each charge allows for up to 6 hours of runtime with Bluetooth connectivity.
18. Leather Journal
Personalize this handmade leather journal with the name of your secret Santa. Made from full-grain leather, the journal is attractive, durable, and long-lasting. It comes in a dark brown or rustic brown finish and includes either lined or unlined paper. Once your recipient fills up their journal, they can replace the paper with standard A5 size journal paper and continue using their gift.
19. Single-Serve Pod Coffee Maker
This Keurig Coffee Maker works with 6-, 8-, and 10-ounce K-cups to brew single-servings of your friend’s favorite coffee blends. It works quickly, brewing a cup of coffee in less than a minute. The coffee maker’s generous 48-cup reservoir holds enough water to make six or more warm beverages. In our selection of the best Keurig Coffee Makers, our experts highlighted how easy the coffee maker is to use with its push-button design.
20. Drone with Camera
If the person on your list loves experimenting with technology, they’ll have a lot of fun with this drone. The drone offers a 2K camera to capture crisp images and impressive videos. It is designed to be easy to fly and adjust using the remote, a smartphone, or even voice commands. The drone folds up, making it easy to bring along on vacations or excursions.