Diwali Gift Guide 2021: Where to Buy The Best Diwali Gifts and Gift Hampers in Singapore
Deepavali gifts in Singapore. If you are seeking the best Diwali gift hampers and gifts to send to your loved ones, look no further. We have the most thoughtfully curated gift hampers, homeware, food, and snack-based gift ideas and yes, they include some of the yummiest mithai in Singapore.
The Hamper Story For Premium Diwali Gift Hampers
If you are looking for premium, designer-quality Diwali gift hampers in Singapore, then you’ll love the collection by our favourite gifting brand The Hamper Story. As Singapore’s leading gift hamper and care package brand, The Hamper Story sell some well-curated gifts and beautiful hampers that are a treat for both - the gifter and giftee!
Their latest Diwali gift hamper collection is one of the prettiest we have seen in a while! Stunning boxes filled with just what your loved ones would like on Diwali - nuts, sweets, homeware and more, these hampers will make an impression wherever they go.
We can’t take our eyes off the Jharokha Diwali Gift Hamper, a Teal coloured designer box with accompanying exclusive metal gold jars filled with premium nuts and Mukhwas as well as Almond Rose Petal Ladoo and Pistachio Saffron Ladoo 10 pieces (Specially Flown From India) and traditional Indian Sweet "Chikki".
Hugely popular, the Virasat Diwali Gift Hamper comes with a designer vintage, distressed Tray Set and includes a Chakra Ivory Enamel Platter with Pistachio Saffron Ladoo and Almond Rose Petal Ladoo (12 pieces). There’s also a designer Amethyst Candle, 2 Chakra Goblet Jars filled with premium Cashews and Almonds, all tied up beautifully with a silk rope of flowers and pearls.
For a softer colour palette, consider Utsav, a special Deepavali Gift Hamper filled with premium nuts, dates and Indian Mukhvas, wrapped in a gorgeous white digitally designed box
That’s not all! There are several other Diwali gifts that are included in their collection, all done up in festive flair. You can also customise any Diwali Hamper to match your needs!
Want Diwali gifts for your clients or team members? The Hamper Story are known for their corporate hampers and have provided corporate gifts for a number of leading banks and organisations in Singapore.
Also, each of these gift hampers is personalisable. Just ask the friendly team for small touches, including handwritten notes and you’ll create a gift just the way you’d like it to be - special and brimming with good wishes!
Hacienda Blue for Luxe Homeware
Wish your loved one’s prosperity, happiness and good health, with Hacienda Blue’s range of luxe homewares and furniture. Perfect for festive presents, these include jaw-dropping Diwali gifts such as premium trays, vases, super-soft cashmere and even super-affordable the latest, Petite Inlay Bowls.
Synonymous for the best quality inlay furniture and homewares in Singapore, Hacienda Blue have now been operating for 11 years on the red dot. With each year, they have gained a massive following for their beautiful product range - a riot of colours and patterns with something special for every gifting occasion.
What’s more, each piece at Hacienda Blue is made by hand using traditional techniques created by generation-to-generation artisans from India. Founder Josephine finds her inspiration through fabrics, tiles and colours that resonate in today’s world whilst respecting the craft and the artisans she works with. As a result, each Hacienda Blue piece is unique, striking, vibrant and colourful, with every item serving as a home centrepiece that everyone adores.
To add an extra spark to your Diwali gift hampers, consider getting the Petite Inlay Bowls. These stunning inlay bowls are perfect for treats, whether it be jewellery, chocolates or mithai, and will make great additions to your Diwali gift sets. We also have a soft corner for Hacienda Blue’s hand-made Hurricane Lamps, that give any room a sense of balanced classic styling. When lit, they’ll make amazing backdrops for your Diwali decor too!
Finally, if you find it hard to make up your mind, there’s always the option of a Hacienda Blue gift card. From getting the most beautiful bone-inlay decor to plenty of home accessory options, there’s something at Hacienda Blue they’ll be sure to love.
Hacienda Blue. 17 Woking Road, #02-04 (Opposite Tanglin Trust School, Gate A and B).Singapore 138696. Open Monday to Thursday from 10am to 2pm and all other times by appointment. Phone (+65) 9866 1024
Shahi Maharani’s Festive Diwali Gifts
Looking for the best mithai in Singapore? Shahi Maharani’s finest selection of artisanal hand-crafted Diwali goodies are packaged in elegant gift boxes and jars especially for the festive season. Curated for this Diwali, their Sweet Chef (or Halwaii) has come up with a new decadent sweet - a Rose Coconut Ladoo stuffed with rose petal paste and nuts.
The sweet boxes also carry Shahi Maharani’s regular mouthwatering classics - Mango Surprise (mango and white chocolate), Milk Cake (milk fudge), Stuffed Cashew Roll (with pistachio swirls), Walnut Gram Flour Burfi, Almond Blueberry Roll and not forgetting their ever-popular treat Fig & Nut Roll garnished with chia seeds.
Don’t worry, unlike traditional mithais, Shahi Maharani’s sweets are mildly sweetened. If you still prefer to go the savoury way, their “Royal Savoury Treats” box comes with 4 jars of delectable snacks. These include Black Peppered Almonds, Spiced Cashews, Namak Pare (savoury bits made of flour and carom seeds) and a mixture, the Shahi Namkeen – made from cashews, peanuts, raisins, beaten and puffed rice, chickpea flour noodles in a special spice mix. Their irresistible mathris (deep fried discs of spiced pastry) in glass jars are an absolute must – once you start, you can’t stop!
We love that all of Shahi Maharani’s sweets and savouries are vegetarian, Halal and freshly made daily. The Diwali gift boxes come in a variety of options and price points such as the Gulab Jamun and Savoury snacks boxes at S$38, Celebration Box at S$60, Festive Box at S$80 and the absolutely stunning Treasure Box at S$98. This Treasure Diwali Gift Box contains mithais hidden in a beautifully etched treasure chest and include both sweet and savoury snacks for a sumptuous celebration.
Orders & Delivery: Pick up of sweets available from 20th October 2021 to 4th November 2021. 3 days lead time will be required for pick up from 20th - 26th October 2021. There will also be limited excess boxes for cash and carry every day for the period 27th October - 4th of November.
If you need bulk orders, you can enjoy special discounts. You can also customise the boxes at an additional cost. For enquiries, contact (+65) 6235 8840. *All prices subject to GST.
Lanos Diwali Gift Ideas
Lanos is an online gift shop in Singapore offering unique and memorable gifts. This Diwali, gift something special from their curated Diwali Gifts Collection consisting of gifts that range from affordable to extravagant handcrafted items. In fact, many of the gifts including gorgeous home decor pieces are within a gift budget of S$60 and below!
The tradition of copper is more than 400 years old. A crafted legacy of copper products has passed on from one generation to another by traditional copper artists from Pune in India called 'tamrkars'. Here are some authentically Indian handcrafted gift ideas that would resonate with anyone celebrating Diwali.
What better way to celebrate the festival of lights than by gifting a unique candle holder? Amongst many options is the Dawnlight candle holder - a masterpiece of craftsmanship with a modern design to an age-old tradition. The hand-beaten copper disc serves as a base for the candle to collect the dripping wax. The wooden base adds height for aesthetic appeal as well as serves as a grip to hold.
Also, check out the Copper Pod that comes in both large and small sizes so you can have a beautiful variety of candle holders indoors and outdoors. The handmade Copper Pod is perfect to light a tea light on your dining table during your Diwali feast or on the balcony, even on a windy evening to run late into the night.
Looking for something different yet festive? The copper Viola Vas is a true floral delight, great for single stalks as well as a bunch of flowers. Gifting is an integral part of every culture and festival. When it comes to festivals, Diwali is an extravagant one. So, pick out a unique gift for your family and friends (or even yourself)!
What’s more? Free next-day delivery (for orders S$100 & above) with complimentary gift wrapping and your personalised gift message.
ANJALICHOCLAT Premium Deepavali Gift Boxes
ANJALICHOCOLAT, artisan chocolatier, offers a way to spread the Deepavali cheer, by delivering Deepavali-inspired sweet treats to the doorstep of your family, friends and colleagues. They are setting the mood for this grand festival, by offering a delectable array of Deepavali-inspired chocolates that is sure to lift the spirits.
The festival's special handcrafted creations include: Pistachio Praline, Cashew Nut Praline and Almond Praline - all considered the most premium of nuts, and are a favourite during Deepavali. Other flavours include: Strawberry Fennel - rich strawberry coulis at the centre is wrapped with a dark chocolate ganache and covered in a dark chocolate shell; Mango Pistachio Truffle combines the king of fruits and king of nuts all in one small bite; and Rose Truffle - creamy-rich dark chocolate ganache is infused with aromatic Moroccan rose petals in a semi-sweet shell.
Also invoking the festive spirit are Fresh Coconut Truffles, Chai Spice Truffles, Chocolate Coated Dates with Walnut, Almond Praline, and Classic Dark Chocolate Truffles.
The boxes of chocolates come packaged in 4, 9, or 16 chocolate bonbons and truffles. You can also get the Premium Deepavali Gift Box - a delectable array of 16 Deepavali-inspired chocolate truffles, plus pralines, orangettes, almond dragees, and chocolate mendiants. Or go all out with the Luxury Deepavali Gift Box consisting of 50 hand-made bonbons and truffles, made using the season's finest ingredients.
Scoops Of Love Ice Cream
Manufactured in Singapore, Scoops of Love are pure handcrafted vegetarian - egg-free, additive-free, preservative-free - ice-creams with no artificial nasties. They were started with love by the founders for their 89 year old grandmother who is a pure vegetarian and missed natural ice creams. The smile on her face when she ate her first bite was so satisfying that they decided to go ahead and share the love with all.
Priding themselves on the freshness of the pulp, Scoops Of Love use 2 cups of fruit for every cup of dairy, making the ice cream real creamy and fresh. The sweetness comes naturally from the fruit because of the high fruit content and only minimal sugar is added to stabilise the taste of the ice cream. What a perfect Diwali delight!
So, what are the ice cream flavours? Limited edition Diwali flavours are Gulab Jamun and Thandai Paan. Also on offer are Custard Apple, Alphonso Mango; Fig Ice Cream made with pure dried figs giving it a sweet, honeyed taste and a soft texture; Chickoo, also known as Sapodilla, has a sweet, malty flavour with a mild pear-like undertone; and dive into Pink Guava with its musky fragrance and tropical notes of papaya, passion fruit, melon and ripe pear. Recommended to eat it with a sprinkle of salt and red chilli powder!
Love multiple flavours? Choose to get the Gift Assorted Box of 6 with a variety of yummy ice cream flavours.
Ri’s Diwali Gift Set
We’ve raved about our love for Ri’s chilli sauce before but their limited edition Diwali Gift Sets take things a notch higher! Each gift bag contains 2 bottles of Ri’s popular chilli sauces - you can choose from Garlic Chilli Oil, Sambal, Red Chilli Sauce and Mala Chilly Oil. There’s also a new Ri’s Garlic Chili Seed Crackers packet, along with a mini White Lily candle from Riau Candle Co with a burn time of 12-15 hours.
But, the real hero of this Diwali gift hamper, is the 8-piece box of Pistachio Rose Laddus, a Diwali exclusive! With no added sugar, these bite-sized treats are as healthy as mithai in Singapore gets. We’re talking Medjool dates, pistachios, cashews, shredded coconut, coconut oil, rose water, cardamom, vanilla extract and dried rose petals. Forget insipid sugarless laddus, these come with just the right hint of sweetness and a generous portion of quality nuts.
Hurry though, as these Diwali Gift Sets are a limited drop and will be delivered only on 29 Oct (Friday) and 2 Nov (Tuesday). Get yours before they are gone!
The Nut Bite Diwali Hampers
Looking to buy affordable Diwali gifts in Singapore? To go with the spirit of this festive season 'The Nut Bite' has come up with beautifully curated gift hampers for Diwali. What’s more, these are easy on the pocket, filled with nutritious delights and packed in floral boxes complete with a ribbon bow!
As the name suggests, 'The Nut Bite' has an epicurean take on nuts with both sweet and savoury snacking options. These are also 100% vegan and gluten-free. The homegrown brand is new to Singapore’s gifting circuit and takes pride in small batch production of its entire range. This means you get fresh, flavourful and real food that is produced locally on a weekly basis.
The Diwali hampers come with an amped-up festive look - stunning floral gift boxes, that are filled with curated items. You can look forward to some of their most popular snack ranges including Moroccan Spiced Nuts, Peri-Peri Cashew Dip, Vanilla Cashew Butter, Choco-Coco Almond Butter and Chocolaty Peanut Butter to choose from. Want a fab twist on the Indian palate? The Butter Chicken Vegan dip is a must add for all your Diwali hampers!
You will also find home decor items included in these boxes. The Nut Bite’s Founder Abha has gone the extra mile to source practical (and beautiful) add-ons from brands such as Lims and Hooga for the perfect Diwali gift box. With hampers priced between $55 - $80, there’s certainly one to suit everyone's needs!
You can also customise hampers with your specific requirements. Just get in touch with them on Instagram @the_nut_bite to know more.
Sinsations by Radhika’s Diwali Cupcakes and Dessert Boxes
For an Indian twist to cupcake flavours, you can’t go wrong with the Diwali gifts boxes from Sinsations by Radhika! As one of Singapore’s leading customised cake businesses, Sinsations by Radhika is known for their all-diet inclusive cakes and desserts that taste great and look beautiful too. So, whether you are after Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free or Nut-free cakes, it's as easy as dropping them a message and booking the dessert of your dreams.
The Sinsations’ 2021 Diwali Specials are a limited edition offering (100 boxes only!) of 6 festive-flavoured eggless cupcakes with stunning Diwali toppers. Flavours include Angoori petha, Mawa kesar, Gulab jamoon, Chocolate-orange and Brown butter vanilla. There's even a limited edition offering (50 collections) of 4 Indian-fusion desserts in four different flavours: Mishti Doi, Rasmalai parfaits, Rose parfaits and Aam Panna parfaits.
Book early! Early bird orders before 15 October get attractive discounts.
Contact them at (+65) 9673 4562 to book your order today!
EC Wines Finest Single Malt Whisky from France
Want something different for Diwali gifts this year? What could be better than the finest Single Malt Whisky from France? With French whisky becoming increasingly popular, the Lothaire Tourbe Whisky Single Malt de France is the perfect thoughtful present for any Diwali party or to gift to that special friend.
Lothaire II (835 – August 8, 869) was the king of Lotharingia from 855 until his death. For political reasons, his father made him marry Teutberga in 855. Upon his father's death in 855, he received the Middle Francia territory west of the Rhine stretching from the North Sea to the Jura mountains. It became known as Regnum Lotharii and early in the 10th century as Lotharingia or Lorraine. It is in the Lorraine region this exceptional French Whisky "Lothaire" is distilled.
With tasting notes that are aromatic, smoky, this peated whisky is perfectly blended oak with cereals and overripe fruits. Needless to say, it will be a Diwali filled with cheer!
All Things Delicious Diwali Gift Baskets
This Deepavali, All Things Delicious is excited to introduce a series of delicious Deepavali favourites. From cookies to cakes, All Things Delicious is set to make your Deepavali a memorable one!
Besides their cakes, ATD's cookies range from crowd favourites such as Coconut Gula Melaka, Chocolate Chip, Cheddar Caraway Cigar, and vegetarian/eggless ones too such as the Classic Sugee and Mexican Wedding Cookies, made of pecans and almonds.
A festive season wouldn't be complete without cakes. All Things Delicious Pistachio Cardamom Cake is scented with pure cardamom and covered with velvety vanilla buttercream, this cake is not to be missed. Devotees of this cake look forward every year for it to make its appearance in the Deepavali season - and here it is!
There is also the Coconut Lemongrass Cake, with fresh lemongrass and desiccated coconut. This cake is aromatic, fluffy, and perfect with your cup of chai! The Chai Latte Loaf is another Deepavali favourite. This loaf cake is simply irresistible and infused with invigorating and lovely spices, with aromas of fennel, cardamom, ginger, and a hint of cinnamon.
All Things Delicious makes beautiful hamper baskets filled with delicious and handmade goodies - making it super easy for you to gift to an associate, a client, or a neighbour. Each basket comes complete with Deepavali ornaments, perfect to brighten anyone’s Diwali this year!
Innerfyre Co for Affirmation Crystal Candles
How about some emotional encouragement and support as Diwali Gifts this year? Innerfyre’s range of Affirmation Crystal Candles comes with crystals in the candles and compelling “I am” messages such as “I Am Blessed” and “I Am Loved”. These candles are a blend of essential oils and a sustainably sourced vegan coconut wax. These candles smell amazing with real aromatherapeutic effects and comes in gorgeous colourful packaging.
Another must add-on from Innerfrye are their Essential Oil Room Sprays. Made with high concentration of therapeutic essential oils, these Essential Oil Room Sprays are able to transform the energy of your living space immediately with just a spritz. Not sure which to pick, opt for Good Vibrations which is made with Palo Santo and Sage essential Oil or Sweet Child O'Mine which is a light, fresh and floral aroma scent.
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