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The best Secret Santa gift ideas for every budget this Christmas

Get them a Secret Santa gift they'll actually want to keep

Like Mariah Carey, family arguments and the Coca-Cola advert, Secret Santa is inescapable at Christmas, and you'll probably be taking part in one this year. While it can make gift-giving more fun (and practical), it also means you could be stuck buying a present for someone you barely know, or you might just draw out that one person who's impossible to buy for.

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Struggling to choose a Secret Santa gift? We've pulled together some options anyone is sure to love that you can shop online right now. Whether you've agreed to a budget of £5 or £100 and everything in between, we've found all of the best gifts from Amazon, Marks & Spencer, ASOS, John Lewis and more...

Secret Santa gifts under £5

Alphabet tumbler, £4.50, Marks & Spencer


This personalised tumbler from M&S can be used for sipping drinks from or as an office desk tidy, and it's just £4.50.

The Good Bagel, Everything Bagel seasoning, £4.99, Amazon


If they've never experienced The Good Bagel seasoning, this is the best foodie gift you'll find for under £5. Added to salads, sushi and anything on toast, it's a total game-changer.

Gift Republic palm reading cards, £4.99, Amazon


Whether they believe in palmistry or not, these cards are super fun and sure to liven up any Christmas drinks or office party.

Tony's milk chocolate bar, £4.99, Selfridges


Chocolate lovers will be more than happy with a bar of Tony's Chocolonely. It tastes amazing and it's ethically made, too.

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Secret Santa gifts under £10

Sunday Rain Bubble Bath Trio, £7.50, Skinnydip London


Bubble bath is always a good idea, and this sweet set with three delicious scents will please any colleague or friend.

The Comfort Book, £9, Amazon


After another challenging year, Matt Haig's The Comfort Book comes at just the right time. The collection of consolations and suggestions for making the bad days better will be a bit of light in difficult times.

Tin of Grind Coffee, £9, Grind


Grind's pod-filled pink tin is the gift that keeps on giving for coffee lovers. Once they run out of coffee pods (which are compostable and sustainably sourced) they can continue to purchase a subscription and receive letterbox refills.

The Little Book of Drinking Games, £6.99, Urban Outfitters


They'll never get bored this Christmas with Quentin Parker's Little Book of Drinking Games. Including all of the usual favourites and some lesser known, it's the best way to get the party started.

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Secret Santa gifts under £20

This Works Deep Sleep pillow spray, £19.77, Amazon


The perfect gift for a tired friend or busy colleague, This Works Pillow Spray is widely known as the best and for good reason. It's a natural sleep aid which blends lavender, vetivert and camomile.

'Grow Your Own Herb Kit' by The Little Allotment Company, £19.50, Etsy


Ideal for cooking enthusiasts or those who don't have much outdoor space, this handmade herb garden kit includes everything they need to begin growing their very own windowsill herb kitchen.

Drunk Elephant Nice To Meet You gift set, £19, Boots


We think everyone would appreciate this gift set from Drunk Elephant. It includes the bestselling Slaai Makeup-Melting Butter Cleanser and Protini Polypeptide Cream to upgrade their overnight skincare routine and give them a clear, glowing complexion.

Malfy Gin gift set, £12, Amazon


If in doubt, go for gin. This mini Malfy set comes in four delicious Dolce Vita-worthy flavours: Malfy Originale, Malfy Con Limone, Malfy Gin Rosa and Malfy Con Arancia.

World Of Zing Cocktail Baubles, £20, Not On The High Street


Forget candy canes on the tree - gift them a slightly more grown-up version with these World of Zing cocktail baubles.

Secret Santa gifts under £50

Beauty Heroes beauty box, £35 including delivery GLOSSYBOX


Introducing the latest GLOSSYBOX X HELLO beauty box, Beauty Heroes. This treasure trove contains £100 worth of luxury beauty and skincare products on sale for just £35! We have collaborated with Glossybox to bring you a selection of make up, haircare and skincare staples, with products from some of our favourite brands including Elizabeth Arden, Vita Liberata, and Elemis.

NEOM real luxury scented candle, £39, Amazon


Candles are always a crowd pleaser and this luxury three-wick from Neom's Scent to De-Stress range has been formulated to smell amazing and bring a sense of calm.

Claudia pyjama set, £40, Bluebella


Treat someone to this luxurious Bluebella pyjama set. It's perfect to wear on cold winter nights.

Artesa fondue set, £45, Amazon


We can't think of many people who wouldn't appreciate their own fondue set. It's ideal for serving chocolate or cheese for Christmas and beyond. Pass the Camembert?

Headspace yearly subscription, £49.99, Headspace.com


Gift a stressed out colleague or friend a Headspace subscription. The mindfulness and meditation app, which has over 70 million users, teaches techniques to help you meditate, focus, move and sleep.

Cashmere bed socks, £36, The White Company


You can't go wrong with cashmere and there's a reason The White Company's bed socks are bestsellers. Who wouldn't want to snuggle up on Christmas Eve in these?

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Secret Santa gifts under £100

Birthstone pendant necklace, £98, Missoma


Everyone loves Missoma jewellery, and this gold plated birthstone pendant necklace is not only a little bit personal, you can go one step further and add engraving for free.

The Velvetiser Hot Chocolate Maker, £99, Hotel Chocolat


Hot chocolate fans will love being able to make a barista-grade version of their favourite drink from home. Using Hotel Chocolat flakes and their choice of milk, it takes less than three minutes.

Clifton vanity case, £79, Antler


If they have any upcoming travels planned, get them excited with this gorgeous Antler vanity case. The luggage brand has downsized the bestselling Clifton suitcase and it's just the right size for all of their beauty products or other essentials.

Esteé Lauder Advanced Night Repair + Renew Skincare gift set, £82, ASOS


Give them the gift of flawless skin with this Esteé Lauder set. We challenge you to find anyone who doesn't love Advanced Night Repair, and this includes a full-size bottle, plus a mini Concentrate Reset and more.

Instax Mini 11 Camera, £69, Amazon


The new Instax 11 is about as good as it gets when it comes to Polaroid cameras. Producing instant credit card-sized photos, it features a built-in selfie camera and automatic exposure. Choose from a range of colours and add film bundles if you want to take the price up.

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