10 Romantic Gift Ideas

by Lucy

on Feb 3, 2022

Shopping for romantic gifts can be tricky, whether it’s for Valentine’s Day or any other time of year. We often end up resorting to the old reliables; flowers, chocolate, aftershave, jewelry… you know the drill. Sure, they’re safe options, but they’ve been done time and time again.

valentines gift ideas

If you want to surprise your partner with something a little more personal, practical, and enjoyable, then these romantic gift ideas can offer more than enough inspiration.

From blissful bathtime treats to amorous activities, toys and games, we’ve shortlisted our best self-care products and couples’ intimate gifts that’ll put a smile on their face (and maybe start a party in their pants too).

Let your curiosity be sparked by this list of top 10 romantic gift ideas for your girlfriend, boyfriend, or whoever you want to treat, and we guarantee that you’ll be taking off more than just the wrapping paper…

1. Lingerie

lingerie gift

Lingerie is a classic romantic gift for a reason. It’s sexy, sensual, and above all - feels very special when it’s bought by someone you care about. Gifting your lover with a lingerie set is the perfect way to show appreciation for their body and make them feel fantastic.

To kickstart your browsing, check out our Valentine’s Day Lingerie range, featuring stunning sets like this bold, bright bustier from the tempting Tiger Lily collection. There’s also plenty of men’s undies to choose from if you’re after cheeky romantic gift ideas for him. Need a helping hand? Take a look at our Guide to Lingerie Styles for some advice.

Buy the Tiger Lily Red Floral Lace Bustier Set (pictured) here (available in sizes 4 to 26)

2. Massage Oils


A good massage is arguably the second most intimate and relaxing thing we can do with our partner, so what better gift than some massage oil? This soothing, aromatic massage oil is designed to put your mind and body at ease, turning any date night into a romantic evening of relaxation.

You could even pair this oil with other massage products such as a body massage tool or a massage candle for an even more intimate experience.

Buy Lovehoney Apothecary Seduce Scent Massage Oil 3.4 fl oz (pictured) here

3. Chocolate Body Paint

Shunga Edible  Body Paint

If you’re craving creative romantic gift ideas, why not swap a cliche box of chocolates for some Edible Chocolate Body Paint? Combine a love of chocolate with an even more sweet experience by indulging in this intimate couples gift with your S.O.

Buy Shunga Deluxe Edible Body Paint (pictured) here

4. Sexy Games


Want a romantic gift that’s a little more playful? Our range of sexy games for couples are guaranteed to heat things up in the bedroom and beyond. Trade Monopoly for Monogamy, or Four in a Row for Fantastic Foreplay, and feel more connected to your partner than Connect4…

Buy the Lovehoney Oh! Fantastic Foreplay Board Game (pictured) here

5. Bubble Bath

Sliquid Bubble Bath

Bubble bath is the definition of ‘a little goes a long way’. Gifting your partner with a relaxing bottle of bubble bath represents the promise of countless soothing soaks. This cherry blossom-scented, pH-balanced bottle of bliss will instantly melt away stress while keeping skin smooth and moisturized.

Plus, you can always join your partner in the tub to turn bathtime into a night of good, clean fun.

Buy Sliquid Balance Soak Cherry Blossom Bubble Bath 8.5 fl oz (pictured) here

6. Date night cards

Lovehoney Date Night Cards

Struggling for creative romantic gift ideas? Let these Date Night Cards come to the rescue. With 52 individual cards featuring a different date idea for every week of the year, you’ll have instant inspiration for when date night comes around.

Buy Lovehoney Oh! 52 Weeks of Date Nights (pictured) here

7. Raunchy Books

Role Play Ideas book

From sex position coloring books to guides on roleplay and dirty talk, these sexy books make great romantic gifts for curious, open-minded lovers.

Whether they’re a bookworm, or you’d like to introduce them to a whole new genre, these page-turners are filled with tips to spice up your sex life and bring you closer together.

Buy Lovehoney's A Guide To Talking Dirty book (pictured) here

8. Sex Toy Gifts for Her

Lovehoney Rabbit kit

Looking for romantic gift ideas for your girlfriend to show exactly how much you care? A vibrator sex toy set like the Lovehoney Tempt Rechargeable Rabbit Kit makes giving the gift of pleasure easier than ever.

Complete with a rabbit, clitoral vibe, and tingling pleasure balm, there’s endless orgasmic fun to be had with this erotic ensemble.

Buy the Lovehoney Tempt Rechargeable Rabbit Kit (pictured) here

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9. Sex Toy Gifts for Him

Hot Shot Male Masturbator

Our range of sex toys for men provides plenty of inspo when it comes to great romantic gift ideas for a boyfriend too. Something like a stroker or male masturbator can be used to enhance solo play or for unforgettable foreplay.

One of our top picks is the Lovehoney Hot Shot Rechargeable Warming Male Masturbator, which is designed to simulate the feeling of oral sex. If gifting your penis-owning partner with unlimited BJs doesn’t say ‘I love you’, we don’t know what will.

Buy the Lovehoney Hot Shot Rechargeable Warming Male Masturbator (pictured) here

10. Couples sex toys

Lovense lush vibrator

What’s better than unboxing a brand new sex toy? Being able to use that sex toy with your partner, of course. You’ll find a tonne of intimate couples gifts and gadgets in our sex toys for couples range.

Remote-control toys like the Lovense Lush App-Controlled Love Egg Vibrator are especially popular with couples, as they can be used anywhere - from the bedroom to halfway across the world. This makes them ideal romantic gifts for long-distance relationships. The app lets you control the intensity and speed of vibrations directly to the pleasure points of the lucky wearer, wherever they may be.

Buy the Lovense Lush 2 Pink App-Controlled Rechargeable Love Egg Vibrator (pictured) here

More advice guides

We hope that you’ve been inspired by these fun and creative romantic gift ideas. For further inspiration, why not check out the guides below for more romantic gift ideas for her, him, or anyone else - and get some top tips for planning the perfect date night.


Written by Lucy. Lovehoney Editorial Team
If you think that an exciting sex life starts and ends with Missionary then Lucy, who has worked at Lovehoney for over a decade, is here to enlighten you with her ever-popular ‘Position of the Week’ blogs.
Lucy also loves making the world of sex and sex toys easy to learn about, and you'll often find her with her head in a book researching her latest A to Z guide

Originally published on Feb 3, 2022. Updated on Feb 4, 2022