Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: 7 Thoughtful Ideas Under $500


If a box of chocolates just won't cut it this year for Valentine's Day, we’ve come up with seven unique gift ideas under $500 for your special someone that will certainly win their love.

1. If your love is forever, so are diamonds...

Emma & Roe Charm Bracelet

For her:
Show her your love is forever with a one of a kind gift from Emma & Roe. Whether it's gold, silver or diamonds, you can choose the style and colour to suit your loved one. Our favourite is the Sterling Silver Flower Pattern Charm and Sterling Silver Charm Bracelet.

2. If to you, they're sweeter than chocolate...

Edible Blooms Ultimate Pack

For him or her:
If your loved one is sweeter than chocolate don’t spend a fortune on fresh flowers that are bound to die within a few days, send an Edible Blooms Dozen Red Roses from $39.00 to show that special someone that you care!

One Dozen Roses - Edible Blooms $39

If you feel like really buttering up your partner this Valentine’s Day; upgrade Edible Blooms Dozen Roses to their decadence gift showcasing Belgian milk chocolate hearts, a Wavertree and London candle, a bottle of Moet and Chandon champagne completed with a Palace Jewellery necklace valued at $199.

One Dozen Roses Decadence - Edible Blooms $199

3. For the lovers of sandy toes and a sun kissed nose...

Surf Stitch Swimwear

For him or her:
If you both love to spend time by the sea, a new pair of swimmers is the perfect gift. Our pick for her is the Rhythm Havana Once Piece or Separates and for him, the Globe Dana V Men’s Beach Short – Currant.

Image: The Lens, Surf Stich

Surf Stitch Watch

For him or her:
They’ll never be late to your next romantic date again with a The Horse watch. We love The Original Unisex Leather Watch in Rose Gold White for her and Black - Black for him.

The Horse Unisex Watch in Gold or Black - Surf Stitch $149

4. Escape to what feels like worlds away...

For couples and him or her:
Choose from our diverse range of experiences at Peppers Spa retreats located across Australia. Our favourite is the Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer pack by Peppers Beach Club and Spa in Palm Cove, with Honey Myrtle & river mint sugar scrub, relaxing back, neck and shoulder massage, mind melting scalp massage and invigorating vichy shower drench.

Image: Peppers Beach Club and Spa, Palm Cove Salt Spa
The Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer pack - Exclusive Spas $163

5. Make your memories last...

Fujifilm Camera from JB HiFi

For him or her:
While you’re busy making memories together, never miss a moment with the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera with the Fujifilm Instax Mini Film (20 pack). The printed images add a personalised touch to your home or fit nicely in your wallet, so you’ll never forget memories made.

6. Spice Up Your Love Over Dinner For Two...

Peppers Valentine’s Day Dinner

For couples:
Unwind amongst the rolling hills of the Southern Highlands with a romantic two course dinner at Katers Restaurant. Combining locally sourced ingredients and a complimentary glass of the Artemis Sparkling Riesling on arrival with a romantic share chocolate indulgence dessert to finish.

Valentine's Day Dinner - Katers Restaurant $72pp for two course dinner or $95pp for three course dinner

For a more sumptuous dining space, indulge your loved one to Peppers Soul - Seaduction Restaurant. The Valentine’s Day experience consists of a five course tasting menu with matched wines, all with the stunning backdrop of Surfers Paradise beach and ocean horizon.

Seaduction Valentine’s Day - Seaduction Restaurant & Bar $240pp

Looking for something more?

Truly spoil your loved one and spend a night at Peppers Soul on Surfers for the ultimate romantic experience. The indulgent package includes overnight accommodation in a One Bedroom Ocean View Apartment, valet car parking, Champagne and strawberries on arrival, scattered petals on the bed, an in-room one hour couples massage, a five-course tasting menu dinner for two with matched wines at the resort’s awarded Seaduction Restaurant + Bar, breakfast for two and a 3pm late check out.

*Conditions apply, subject to availability. Valid for travel on 14 February, 2017. Massage by appointment between 3pm and 5pm on 14 February, 2017.

http://www.peppers.com.au/soul-surfers-paradise/rooms/

7. Go Straight to Cloud Nine...

Red Balloon - Hot Air Balloon Ride

For couples:
Take your lover straight to cloud nine with a romantic hot air ballooning adventure. Balloon rides are available across Australia, however our choice of adventure would be the Hot Air Ballooning Over The Gold Coast flight followed by a champagne buffet breakfast at Chelo’s Restaurant.

Image: Red Balloon (via Instagram)
Hot Air Ballooning Over The Gold Coast - Red Balloon $299 per adult
All locations - Red Balloon (prices vary)


Win The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift of All

Two night romantic getaway at any Peppers Retreat, Hotel and Resort in Australia, $500 Gift Voucher for Emma & Roe, plus an Edible Blooms One Dozen Roses Decadence Pack.

If you have a way with words, enter our Roses are Red competition. The most creative and romantic entry will go in the draw to Win a Luxury Escape for two at any Australian Peppers Retreat, Hotels & Resorts*, $500 Emma & Roe gift voucher to spend online or in store, PLUS an Edible Blooms One Dozen Roses Decadence pack (RRP: $199).

Competition closes 5pm AEST Monday 13th February 2017.

Roses are red, violets are blue, enter now and the best of luck to you!