25 Fun Christmas Gifts He'll Love
We've handpicked some awesome gifts for the cool guy in your life!
If you're looking for a meaningful gift for the special guys in your life, here are some super fun experiences they would love! 😉 All gift experiences have 1-year expiry so your loved one can redeem them stress-free! They also support our awesome community of local businesses, and are carbon-neutral 🌴
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If you're looking for something for an outdoorsy or sporty friend, how about letting them try out longboarding? It's something new, lots of fun and they'll let to learn cool techniques. The instructors are also super patient and good natured.
This is great fun whether or not your guy loves gin! It's a cool location and a really fun way to spend the afternoon. At this gin tasting session, he'll get to smell gin ingredients and later identify them in the gins, try out homemade bitters (with cool flavours like szechuan peppers and cinnamon), and get to taste a LOT of drinks. It's even more fun as a shared experience, so you should definitely go along!
This is wacky and fun, and the perfect present for a fun-loving guy. Even if you don't love beer, the combination of a jog around Singapore's most scenic spots + stopping at 3 places for beers mid-way is a really fun and memorable way to spend an afternoon! No fitness experience is required, and beers are included. Cheers! 🍻
Grill the Perfect Tomahawk Steak
Does your guy always love a good steak for a special occasion meal? If so, this grilling class + yummy meal is perfect for him! This is a grilling class with the masters of grilling at Weber Grill Academy where they'll teach you the art of achieving the perfect char on your Tomahawk steak. Here you'll learn to achieve the perfect balance of char and caramelisation to grill the perfect Tomahawk steak, and feast on it afterward. YUM!
Fly on Water!
This is perfect for the boyfriend who loves adventure sports. eFoil surfboards are battery-powered surfboards with a mast and motor under the water. This pushes the boards up at speed, giving you the feeling of flying -- and complete freedom to go wherever you want. Basically - you're giving the gift of flying on water!
Kayak into Wild Places & Field Cooked Lunch
If you have an outdoorsy guy in your life, this is a great gift. We sometimes call this a kayaking omakase - not because you get a 10-course meal, but because you never know what route you're going to get. You need to trust your kayaking guide! Clarence your guide has a real sense of adventure and loves showing his guests new hidden areas of Singapore. To amp up the adventure, you'll also enjoy a field-cooked lunch on one of the islets along the way - nothing fancy, but we think you'll enjoy it after your adventure! This is great for avid explorers.
Fun Axe Throwing Session
This is actually really fun on a date night - so it'll be a great gift for a significant other! Axe throwing is a surprisingly a great way to have fun and is both silly and therapeutic at the same time. You can make it into a competition - loser buys beers afterward!
Go on a Fishing Day Out
This is an amazing value day out on the water! If your guy has always wanted to try their hand at fishing, treat him to a day out on the water on a beginner-friendly fishing trip! Here, he'll learn from fishing pros the basics of fishing offshore, how to use a fishing rod, how to tie your own fishing rigs, and learn the different techniques of bottom fishing, Jigging, Tenya and more! It's a private trip so you can go along and learn too, or just enjoy the sun and sea 🤩
Outdoor Rooftop Movie with Cocktails
This is one of our favourites for a special surprise celebration! Here, you'll have a beautiful secret rooftop garden all to yourself, where you can enjoy a private movie under the stars 🤩 This comes with 3 cocktails per person, and the host will provide a screen, projector and Apple TV (so you can stream movies from your own Netflix account). You can also bring your own picnic, or order food to be delivered!
Immersive Street Theatre
If you know a guy who's really into his art and theatre, this is a really fun experience. This is a one-of-its-kind experience in the heart of Little India, which we can only describe as part-street theatre, part-heritage trail. Through their fantastical sets and clever multi-media storytelling, you'll be immersed in what life was like during the swinging 1960s era in Singapore with cabaret, tragedy, beauty and romance. It's a really cool thing to do together!
Art of Coffee Making
Do your guy need his morning cuppa like clockwork every day? If so, get him this coffee masterclass to up his coffee game! Here at Common Man Roasters, you'll learn everything that you need to know on pulling consistently great shots of espresso and mastering proper milk frothing techniques. We all love the coffee at Common Man so you know that this is legit!
Treat him to Private Dining!
This is a really great gift for a foodie friend. Private dining is super special to us because not only do you get to experience someone else's gorgeous home, you'll also get to try food that's better than in restaurants! Here at a gorgeous Joo Chiat shophouse home, you'll get to enjoy great Mediterranean food, a stunning heritage Peranakan shophouse and fun-loving quirky hosts with many stories, for an evening to remember. This is a really special gift to remember.
Go Kayak Fishing!
Do you know someone who loves fishing? We bet they haven't tried the super cool & unique activity of kayak fishing! Here, your guy will fish along the shores of Sentosa for bottom fishes - parrot fishes and groupers are especially common on this route. If they're lucky theymay also catch a glimpse of a hawksbill sea turtle along the way! No experience of either fishing or kayaking is needed, but note that this is paced like a light morning jog.
Splat Paint! Be Jackson Pollock for the Day
This is is a cool and wild twist on art jamming! It's a really great date activity, so it's perfect for your couple friends or arty guy friends. Here they'll get a paint gun, and get to splatter their paint on the wall to create their own Jackson Pollock masterpiece 🎨
Make Cocktails with Mixologist
Cocktail making is a classic gift that anyone would love (unless they don't drink of course!). Here your guy will get to learn from Singapore's top bartenders how to mix cocktails masterfully. Afterwards they'll also enjoy drinking what they create ✌🏻 We promise it'll be a fun (and tipsy!) afternoon out.
Play an Outdoor Escape Game at Holland V
This is a super cute one for guys who love puzzles and games! Through solving a trail of clues around Holland Village, you'll stop by a secret coffee spot, uncover an old-school magazine store and find hidden gems that most locals don't know about! We weren't sure what to expect at first, but we absolutely loved it!
Make Your Own Kimchi with Korean Chef
This is a really fun one for foodie guys! Here you'll head into the cosy home of a Korean Chef and learn to make Kimchi from scratch. More than just a cooking class, your host loves to introduce guests to Korean culture and food - so you'll gain a deeper understanding of the stories behind what you cook. She'll also serve you delicious banchan (side dishes) so you can enjoy them alongside your kimchi making!
Woodworking - Make Your Own Cheeseboard!
Instead of buying your guy a cheeseboard, why not let him make his own? We love woodworking. It's as zen as pottery, plus you get to handle power tools! At this private woodworking workshop, you'll learn woodworking, and craft your very own cheese board - perfect for serving bread, cold cuts or cheeses. As you finish your piece, you'll definitely discover a newfound respect for the beauty of wood!
Get Muddy in Hidden Underground Bunkers
This exploration of hidden WW2 bunkers is an amazing father & child activity! Here your guy will get to explore bunkers so hidden in a forest that there isn't a single walking trail leading to them. It's not a difficult trek but it's very off-piste. It's made extra fun by their guide who loves coming up with side challenges to make the expedition even more challenging! But just so we warn you - your guy will come home pretty muddy! 😉
Make Pasta and Enjoy a Rooftop Meal
If your guy loves cooking, treat him to pasta making! Here he'll get to make his own pasta such as classic egg dough pappardelle or squid ink tagliatelle. At the end of his hard work, he'll be rewarded with a delectable lunch! Best part? This all takes place on an urban farm that's tucked away in the most hidden of places, with the coolest rooftop in town!
Craft a Premium Leather Sunglasses Case
Instead of getting your cool guy some new sunnies, get him an experience to craft his own sunnies case! This is a really fun beginner-friendly workshop with an experienced leather artisan where you'll get to hand-make and personalise (with your initials!) your own sunglasses case with premium leather 😎
Discover Singapore's Triad History with Ex-Gang Members
Is your guy a history buff? Or do they just like discovering cool and quirky things to do in Singapore? This is the perfect gift experience for them! This is Singapore's 1st ever walking tour led by ex-gang members turned good! Uncover the underbelly of Singapore's past dark secrets of gangs, drugs & untold crime. After the walk, you'll get to enjoy a meal with your guide, and get to hear stories in a personal and intimate environment.
Build a Giant Terrarium
If your guy has green fingers, or loves gardening, this is a perfect gift! During this workshop, he will be introduced to the secrets of terrariums by getting to know more about soil, its micro-organisms, as well as learn tips and tricks to make your microgarden flourish. This is different from the usual Terrarium workshops as here you'll get to build a GIANT one. This means it can sustain a healthy level of soil life that will continually fertilise the plants for years to come!
Roast Coffee & Brunch!
If he loves cafe hopping and brunch on weekends, he'll love this. This is probably Singapore's first and only coffee roasting experience, where you'll hand-make the freshest, most personal cuppa you'll ever drink!
Here he'll get to experience coffee farm-to-table - see the coffee plant growing on the farm; select and roast raw coffee beans over a fire; grind them up by hand; and experiment with different brewing techniques. He'll also get to enjoy a brunch of bagels and churros!
Bonus: Get a Personalised Gift Card!
If you can't decide, why not get a personalised gift card? Gift cards can be used on over 2000 adventures, and they don't expire! Gift cards can be purchased in any amounts, and can be personalised with cute pictures 🥰