Find The Perfect Christmas Gift, No Matter Your Budget In Gozo.
Looking for gift inspiration? Look no further! GITH Magazine have put together a collection of unique gift ideas from wonderful local businesses.
December is just around the corner now! Perhaps you’ve started your Christmas shopping but still have a few on the list who are tricky to buy for? Or perhaps you like to wait for the 1st December before getting into the festive spirit. Either way GITH Magazine brings you twelve unique present ideas from brilliant local businesses to suit all tastes and budgets. There are so many amazing shops on our doorstep and the independents need local support more than ever this year. Shopping locally means supporting a sustainable future. Happy gifting!
Pick up a gorgeous Altearah gift set from L’instant Precieux. This range uses 100% natural essential oils and uniquely combines aromatherapy, colours and smells for harmonising effects on the body and mind. The face and body serums, oils, and sprays are divine and have deep and nourishing effects. Sophie will help you select which products will best suit a friend or loved one for a truly bespoke present. Gift vouchers are also available for blissful treatments at this Gozo oasis.
L'instant Precieux, Block B, Id-Dawwara Tomba, Victoria, Gozo Website Facebook Instagram Phone: +356 9956 4781 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organika is brimming with treasures for the eco-conscious shopper, from Fair Trade products to ‘green’ gifts. The store is full of vibrant home décor, gorgeous cushions, colourful stationary, natural soaps and candles, handloomed scarves and quirky jewellery like these pencil earrings which are perfect for your arty friend! Stuck for ideas then Organika has heaps of inspiration for whoever is on your gift list including a little treat for yourself.
Organika, 21 Independence Square, Victoria, Gozo Facebook Instagram Phone: +356 2701 5548 Email: email@example.com
The TAPP To Twist Annual Pack is the eco gift that will keep on giving until next Christmas! This simple-to-install sustainable water filter provides pure drinking water instantly for the whole family. The annual costs are far less than buying plastic water bottles, making it kind to the environment and economic! Be part of the TAPP Water eco mission to avoid 10 million bottles of plastic waste in Malta by 2023. Quote ‘GITH’ for €10 OFF.
TAPP Water Malta Website Facebook Instagram Phone: +356 9986 6142 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Give the gift of colour this Christmas with beautiful artwork by Sharon Browne. Sharon’s creations are handmade with love and often inspired by the stunning Maltese Islands. These affordable original paintings, limited edition lino prints and digital prints make a wonderful gift for friends or loved ones, adding bursts of colour to any home. Featured: “Daffodils – Dark Blue”: inspired by these joyful trumpet shaped flowers with their renewal symbolism.
Sharon Browne Art, Malta Website Facebook Instagram Phone: +356 9914 1423 Email: email@example.com
The heat is on! Ferment Island, a brand new Gozo artisan have created the perfect gift for chilli lovers. These fermented chilli sauces are homemade using all local ingredients. Christmas gift set includes 3 heats; Blazin Buffalo, OG, and Tropical Heat, something to suit all spice palates. Not only do they taste amazing but they are highly nutritious. To accompany the sauces your gift will include local teriyaki beef jerky – yum! Malta deliveries too.
Ferment Island, Gozo Instagram Facebook Telephone: +356 9963 4091 Email:Ferment.Island@gmail.com
Bathing Beauty have launched a brand new range of scrumptious gingerbread and chai tea body scrubs, hand creams and bath salts which smell good enough to eat! Bathing Beauty are committed to homemade products with 100% natural ingredients that will leave your skin feeling, looking and smelling amazing! Their gift bags and boxes are beautifully packaged for that perfectly presented Christmas present.
Bathing Beauty, 51 Republic Street, Victoria, Gozo Instagram Facebook Telephone +356 7955 3561 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tara Lois specialises in designing and hand making bespoke jewellery commissions. Her ‘Home Sweet Home’ jewellery designs are stylised versions of your home, based on photos you supply. The jewellery can be made in silver or gold, with traditional coloured cloisonné glass enamel and/or filigree balconies. Chose from a pendant, brooch, Christmas tree hanging or a pin for a jacket, hat or tie. What a lovely concept, after all home is where the heart is.
Tara Lois Jewellery, Gozo Website Instagram Facebook Telephone +356 7979 7200 Email: Tara@TaraLoisJewellery.com
Surprise a loved one with a blissful experience at Stress Free Center & Floating Spa. Their Stress Free Day package includes a 50 minute float session, a healthy lunch, divine dessert and Shanteo tea in the elegant Tea Temple. This is the only place you will find float pods on the Maltese Islands, making it a truly unique gift. During a float the outside world disappears as you rest, de-stress and replenish – what a wonderful present!
Stress Free Center & Floating Spa, Triq Santa Marta, Victoria, Gozo Website Instagram Facebook Telephone +356 2755 5854 Email: email@example.com
Enjoy perusing finest quality Gozitan goodies as you handpick your Ta’ Mena Christmas hamper for all tastes and budgets. All produce are made with traditional recipes with the help of the Mediterranean sun, taste the difference! Think local cheese, delicious chutneys, warming red wine, liquors, carob syrup, fruit preserves and sweet treats…feeling festive yet? Buying from local famers means supporting a sustainable future for the Maltese Islands.
Ta Mena, Triq L-Idustrija, Xewkija, Gozo Website Facebook Instagram Telephone: +356 2156 4939 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
From Bath Bombs to fragrances and oils, Secret Day Spa is jammed packed with options for Christmas gifts this year. Why not treat the one you love to a box of luscious bathing treats or if you are feeling frivolous, purchase one of their exuberant Thalgo selection boxes that will last all year round. SDS have also released their Christmas treatment packages for 2020 which also make the perfect gift. Look out for our forthcoming feature next week for more information.
The Secret Day Spa, Triq it-Tigrija, Xaghra, Gozo Website Facebook Instagram Telephone: +356 9924 8930 Email: email@example.com
You would have seen Antonio Salerno on GITH over the last weeks with his cocktail making masterclasses. Search ‘cocktail’ on the site and you will find top tips for making Christmas cocktails at home. Lucky for us though, Antonio’s company Genyouin also does a super cool cocktail box delivery service, and these things are to die for! How about sending your favourite cocktail to a friend or the one you love? He does bespoke options too. Of course!
Genyouin Cocktails, Marsalforn, Gozo Facebook Instagram Telephone: +356 2155 1779 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brighten up a friend or relative’s day with these gorgeous watercolour Christmas cards by Bejta Artisan. Their handcrafted designs are perfect to send to those living afar who love the picturesque Maltese Islands. Bejta Artisan also have a selection of watercolour paintings and digital downloadable art prints that capture iconic Maltese scenes and make a really special gift.
Bejta Artisan, Gozo Facebook Instagram Telephone: +356 7999 4902 Email: email@example.com
If you spot any more unique gift ideas then do let us know by emailing teamGITH@gmail.com.
Merry Christmas Gozo!