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Last Minute Christmas Present Ideas

Date: 12th November 2018
Author: Sarah Twist
Publisher: Darwin Escapes

It’s that time of year again, were us unorganised folk are scrambling for last minute Christmas gift ideas! But never fear, I’ve got you covered…

With the pace of life getting ever faster, Christmas shopping can creep up on you, but here Darwin Escapes HQ, we have created the top 5 list of last minute Christmas gifts below. These items work for all budgets and almost every situation, from a last minute secret Santa, to a full-blown panic family Christmas shopping session.

So take a look below at our top suggestions and get buying your last minute Christmas presents…

Bluetooth Headphones

These are a good gift for all situations and are becoming more and more popular, the price range can be anything from £13, all the way up to £300 for Beats by Dre. Take a look at Amazon for a top list of Bluetooth headphones.

Photo Calendar

Everyone loves a photo calendar, you get to pick 12 or more (depending on your design choice) photos you think the person will love or make them laugh, a great way to relive old memories! Snapfish has the best reviews for photo calendars and offer a wide variety of options, including a desk calendar for £12, a large fancy themed calendar for £25, or you can go for the classic kitchen calendar for £17.

Spa Vouchers

These versatile little gifts work in almost every situation, you can treat a colleague to a 15 minute relaxation treatment, or indulge your nearest and dearest with a full spa day voucher, where they can be treated like royalty for the day. Darwin Escapes has 6 spa locations offering Christmas spa gift vouchers, why not find your nearest luxury spa destination?

Your Family Cookbook

A wonderful idea for those who love to cook and bake, the book gives them a chance to keep all the family recipes in one place for everyone to enjoy. Suck UK offers a beautiful book, which comes blank and is filled with photos and handwritten recipes by yourself or loved one, costing £20 it comes in either black or red.

100 Books Bucket List Scratch Off Poster

This fabulous gift is available from Amazon for around £12. You scratch off the squares once you have read the book, it’s ideal for a book lover, but they do have different versions, including a places to visit for the traveller in your life and a movies version for the movie buff you know. (I may have slipped this on here as a hint to my family…)

And there you go ladies and gents, our top 5 last minute Christmas gift suggestions to help you out in a crisis, we hope this helps all those who are organised-challenged like ourselves.

Get Christmas Spa Vouchers at Darwin Escapes

Darwin Escapes is home to 6 beautiful spa locations across the UK, all offering Christmas spa vouchers so that your loved one can make the most of the luxurious facilities which only a Darwin Escapes resort can provide. Read on to learn more about each of these six spa resorts:

  • Ezina Spa, Axminster, Devon – The Ezina Spa is nestled in the understated Devon countryside at Hawkchurch Resort & Spa, with unrivalled and luxurious 5 star facilities, including a stunning Hydrotherapy pool which is a pool which is specifically designed to address aches and pains. This pool is for over 16s only, ensuring the tranquility is maintained. Spa breaks are also available here so that you can make the most of stunning 5 star hot tub lodge accommodation which is available on-site.
  • Aberconwy Spa, Conwy, North Wales – The Aberconwy Spa is located next to the golden sands of the Conwy Morfa Beach along the North Wales coastline at our 5 star Aberconwy Resort & Spa which is home to some of the best facilities which are to be found anywhere in the North Wales region. Our luxurious spa boasts an indoor heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi so that you can chill out in stunning surroundings once you’ve had your treatments.
  • Eden Spa, Cheddar, Somerset – Our well established Eden Spa offers relaxing treatments in the Somerset countryside at our Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa location, with a steam room, sauna and indoor heated swimming pool. A wide variety of beauty treatments and spa therapies are available to choose from, with self catered hot tub lodges also available for hire if you want to ensure that the escape to serenity continues well past your allocated spa treatment time.
  • Tranquility Spa, Pocklington, East Yorkshire – Our Tranquility Spa offers luxury treatments, an outdoor Jacuzzi, unique Barrel saunas and a wonderful outdoor Swim Spa, all at our Kilnwick Percy Resort location in Pocklington, Yorkshire. This is also home to an 18 hour championship golf course, making it the perfect destination for those who are looking to booking a golf and spa weekend.

Contact your nearest spa destination for a Christmas spa voucher today!

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