50 Amazing Retirement Gift Ideas

Amazing Retirement Gift Ideas

Retirement is a momentous occasion. It marks the ultimate point in life where you’ve put in a lot of hard work and now you can finally step away from the daily grind to enjoy all that life has to offer. If you have a coworker, friend, or loved one who’s retiring, you want to help her celebrate in a big way. Here are 50 retirement gifts that are sure to make your loved one’s retirement just a bit sweeter. From headphones to tackle boxes, you’ll find something on this list for every retiree.

  1. Congratulations Delicious Fruit Design®

Congratulations Delicious Fruit Design®

This arrangement is packed with all your favorite fruit, including pineapple daisies, strawberries, cantaloupe, and more. It’s all presented in a keepsake “Congratulations” container.

Cost: $89.99

  1. Bundle Of Cheer

Bundle Of Cheer

With a little bit of everything, this gift set is sure to please. It includes chocolate dipped strawberries, chocolate dipped pineapple daisies, cantaloupe, honeydew, and a box filled with tasty chocolate dipped apples, banana, and strawberries.

Cost: $80.98

  1. Exotic Meats Crate

Exotic Meats Crate

This gift set is packed with the most delicious meat samplers from around the world. It includes some of the most exotic beef jerky, including buffalo, venison, elk, wild boar, alligator, pheasant, ostrich, and so much more.

Cost: $84.99

  1. Backslash Fit Smart Mat

Backslash Fit Smart Mat

Get a yoga-loving retiree a brand-new take on a yoga mat. This mat locks into place (no more rolling edges!), rolls up by itself, and comes with yoga routines you can play via a smart speaker.

Cost: $89.99

  1. Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite

Now your retiree has time to read all the books she never had time to before. Get her the latest edition Kindle, which is the thinnest, lightest one yet, and also waterproof so she can enjoy it in the bath or by the pool worry-free.

Cost: $99.99

  1. Levenger Leather Travel Journal

Leather Travel Journal

This travel journal gives your loved one the space to write about all their travels as they embark on this new chapter of their life. It’s leather bound with a sewn-in binding for durability, making it perfect to take along wherever their retirement adventures take them.

Cost: $59.00

  1. Retirement Necklace

Retirement Necklace

This beautiful necklace is made with two rings and comes in a gold, silver, or rose gold finish. It also comes with a retirement poem that is sure to make your loved one smile.

Cost: $34.00

  1. Fitbit Inspire HR Activity Tracker

Fitbit Inspire HR Activity Tracker

Make sure your loved one stays active through retirement with this activity tracker. It tracks steps, heartbeat, workouts, and more. Plus, it sends little reminders throughout the day to stay moving.

Cost: $99.99

  1. Sloggers Teal Pansy Print Rain and Garden Shoes

Sloggers Teal Pansy Print Rain and Garden Shoes

If the retiree in your life loves to garden, these shoes are for her. Decorated with beautiful pansies and leaves on a blue background, these garden shoes are super comfortable and easy to clean off with just a garden hose.

Cost: $31.97

  1. Foster & Rye Personalized Grilling Apron

Foster & Rye Personalized Grilling Apron

This grilling apron can be personalized with any name and title in any color embroidery. It features two front pockets for all your grilling utensils and is made with durable canvas and faux leather straps and pockets.

Cost: $37.99

  1. Flower Box Custom Retirement Gift

Flower Box Custom Retirement Gift

Make the retiree in your life smile with a combination of beautiful flowers and a touching poem, all encompassed in a wooden box she can keep and treasure for years. It’s made with real wood, features an engraved poem, and includes three painted mason jars you can fill with the most special blooms.

Cost: $55.00

  1. Natori Shangri-La Robe

Natori Shangri-La Robe

Give the new retiree the gift of relaxation. This robe is made from soft jersey material that’s light, breezy, and super comfortable.

Cost: $98.00

  1. Pulcina Stovetop Espresso Coffee Maker

Pulcina Stove Top Espresso Coffee Maker

This revolutionary espresso maker allows you to make the perfect cup of espresso right on your stovetop. Just put the coffee in the middle section, put hot water in the top, and the coffee maker will do the rest for you.

Cost: $90.00

  1. Just Breathe Spa Gift

Just Breathe Spa Gift

You might not be able to send your retiree to a spa retreat on a tropical island, but with this spa set, she can feel like she’s there. It includes coconut bath soak, a naturally bleached sea sponge, a soy wax candle, and more – all designed for ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation.

Cost: $77.00

  1. Military Retirement Pillow

Military Retirement Pillow

If your retiree is saying sayonara to the military, this pillow is for her. Made of cotton canvas, it features the phrase “At Ease” and the retiree’s date of retirement.

Cost: $45.00

  1. The Casper Sheet Set

The Casper Sheet Set
This wonderful set of sheets will help any new retiree sleep better. Made from 100% premium Supima® cotton with a 400 thread count, these sheets get better with each wash.

Cost: $90.00

  1. Rope Hammock Swing

Rope Hammock Swing

What’s more relaxing than lounging in a hammock? This hammock swing is made with a cotton/polyester blend that’s strong enough to hold 250 pounds.

Cost: $49.95

  1. Wilson Tour RX Package Set

Wilson Tour RX Package Set

This 13-piece golf set is just what she needs to hit the green once retired. It includes an oversized, 460cc titanium composite driver, a fairway wood with a low center of gravity, an easy-to-hit hybrid club, and more.

Cost: $149.96

  1. Kate Spade Going Places Square Scarf

Kate Spade Going Places Square Scarf

This silk scarf is perfect for tossing around your neck or knotting it around your handbag handle to add a little flair to your outfit. It’s decorated with a map of Europe and the phrase “Going Places.”

Cost: $78.00

  1. JBL E55BT Headphones


These headphones deliver superior sound and connect to your smart devices via Bluetooth. They feature a quick two-hour charge time with 20 hours of audio playback.

Cost: $99.95

  1. Himalayan Salt Block

Himalayan Salt Block

This salt plate can do practically everything, including grilling, sautéing, curing, seasoning, and beautiful serving presentations. It requires no cleaning products and can be used time and time again.

Cost: $34.95

  1. Slip Eye Mask

Slip Eye Mask

Now that she has all the time in the world to sleep in, this silk eye mask is a must. Slip uses the highest grade long-fiber mulberry silk for a super silky, soft, and extremely durable eye mask she’ll use for years.

Cost: $49.99

  1. Large Scratch Off World Map Poster

Large Scratch Off World Map Poster

If your retiree is planning to travel the world now that she’s got the time, this scratch off map poster is a perfect gift. She can use a coin to scratch off the places she’s visited to remember her special journeys and all the memories she made.

Cost: $28.99

  1. Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 20.2-Megapixel Digital Camera

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 20.2-Megapixel Digital Camera

Help her capture all of her new adventures with this digital camera. It features three-inch color LCD screen, 20.2-megapixel sensor, and an optical image stabilizer.

Cost: $179.99

  1. Soy Candle Making Kit

Soy Candle Making Kit

The retiree in your life has much more time for new hobbies, and with this kit, soy candle making is sure to become a new favorite pastime. It includes soy wax, candle tins, a wide assortment of essential oils, and everything else you need to make the perfect candles.

Cost: $59.92

  1. Lucky Tackle Box

Lucky Walleye Tackle Box

This tackle subscription box is a perfect pick for a fisherman. The most popular option, the XL version, delivers seven amazing new walleye or bass baits each month that total to more than $40 in value, along with tips on how to use them. The Lucky Tackle Box is available in three options at different price points: Regular, XL, and Tournament.

Cost: $16.99/month (Regular), $26.99/month (XL), $46.00/month (Tournament)

  1. Personalized Retirement Sign

Personalized Retirement Sign

This ready-to-hang, wood engraved memento is a perfect gift for any retiree. It includes the number of years employed and the number of days, along with the inspiring phrase, “The best is yet to come.”

Cost: $34.99

  1. Personalized Retirement Signature Photo Frame

Personalized Retirement Signature Photo Frame

This photo frame is made for signatures from all the people in the office. It’s also engraved with the retiree’s name and date of retirement.

Cost: $34.99

  1. Warby Parker Downing Wide Sunglasses

Warby Parker Downing Wide Sunglasses

These sunglasses are perfect for the new retiree who will be spending a lot of time in the sun. They’re made from durable cellulose acetate and feature polarized lenses that block UVA and UVB rays.

Cost: $95.00

  1. Men’s Lightweight Mesh Boat Shoes

Men's Lightweight Mesh Boat Shoes
Maybe your retiree just made the purchase of a lifetime with a new boat, or maybe he just wants to relax with some awesome kicks. Either way, these boat shoes are super comfortable, made with a breathable mesh upper and soft jersey lining and a foam-cushioned footbed.

Cost: $44.97

  1. Tuscany Stone Personalized Coaster Set

Tuscany Stone Personalized Coaster Set

These four stone coasters can be personalized with your retiree’s favorite photo or location, or even your office’s logo. They’re made with a cork bottom for slip protection on any surface and come with a mahogany wood case for storage.

Cost: $36.95

  1. Chillin’ & Grillin’ Wood Cutting Board

Chillin' & Grillin' Wood Cutting Board

This cutting board will up your retiree’s grilling game. Made with North American maple wood, your retiree’s name will be etched into the board along with the phrase “Chillin’ & Grillin’.”

Cost: $39.99

  1. Tatcha The Water Cream

Tatcha The Water Cream

This anti-aging cream is luxurious and moisturizing. It’s packed with skin-improving Japanese nutrients, powerful botanicals, and optimal hydration for smooth and supple skin.

Cost: $68.00

  1. Meyer Lemon Tree

Meyer Lemon Tree

Your retiree will now have all the time in the world to tend to a garden. This tree produces sweeter and juicier lemons than those at the store and can be grown even in cooler climates.

Cost: $89.50

  1. Gallery in a Box Frames

Gallery in a Box Frames

Your retiree is bound to be making more memories with all her free time. Let her display her favorite photos with this set of six gallery frames.

Cost: $131.99

  1. Hello Sunshine Doormat

Hello Sunshine Doormat

This doormat will make your retiree smile each time she enters her home. Made with durable coir constructed from coconut husks, it features the sweet, simple message “Hello Sunshine.”

Cost: $55.00

  1. Voyageur Just In Case Tote

Voyageur Just In Case Tote

This perfectly practical carryall is designed for traveling across the world. It’s roomy when open and easy to stash under an airplane seat or in your suitcase.

Cost: $69.00

  1. The SAND POINT™ Passport Holder

The SAND POINT™ Passport Holder

Made with full-grain, water-resistant leather, this passport holder will keep your important documents safe and secure. Its sleek design is perfect for stashing in a back pocket or handbag.

Cost: $50.00

  1. Goodbye Tension Hello Pension Mug

Goodbye Tension Hello Pension Mug

Ah, no more stressful days! This mug highlights the fact that your retiree can now relax, tension-free and rely on the pension she’s worked so hard for.

Cost: $17.54

  1. Spa Gift Basket for Men

Spa Gift Basket for Men

Yes, even men need relaxing spa gifts. This set includes shower gel, bath sea salts, peppermint foot lotion, muscle pain relief balm, healing whipped shea butter, and so much more.

Cost: $84.50

  1. Barkbox Subscription

Barkbox Subscription

This subscription box delivers everything you need for man’s best friend right to your doorstep. It’s packed with treats, toys, chews, and so much more that your retiree could want for her pooch.

Cost: $29.00

  1. Personalized Chess Set

Personalized Chess Set

This beautiful chessboard is handmade from olive wood and features 32 hand carved pieces. It’s perfect for a retiree with time on her hands to play games with friends and family.

Cost: $49.10

  1. Magnolia Table Cookbook

Magnolia Table Cookbook

If your retiree loves to cook, she’ll be so excited to try all the delicious recipes in this cookbook. They’re all inspired by Joanna Gaines’ family favorites, as well as classic comfort selections from her new restaurant, Magnolia Table.

Cost: $19.99

  1. Personalized Sand-Filled Hourglass

Personalized Sand-Filled Hourglass

“May every hour of every day bring you happiness.” It’s the perfect message for a brand-new retiree, and etched into this beautiful hourglass, it makes the perfect gift.

Cost: $37.95

  1. Smart Garden Grow Kit

Smart Garden Grow Kit

Your loved one can grow her very own herbs right from her kitchen with this smart garden kit. It includes a garden water tank, energy-efficient LED lamp, NASA-inspired soil, and three basil seed capsules.

Cost: $100.00

  1. Custom Song Wall Sculpture

Custom Song Wall Sculpture

Made from beautiful reclaimed wood, this sculpture captures a short clip from your favorite song and recreates it into a visual sculpture. It’s the perfect gift for a retiree who’s always humming a tune.

Cost: $100.00

  1. Rosie Floral Enamel Tea Kettle

Rosie Floral Enamel Tea Kettle

Featuring a floral design on a classic white background, this tea kettle features a traditional silhouette that evokes the look of British tea customs. Made with stainless steel with enamel finish, it’s durable enough to last through years of daily tea time.

Cost: $39.99

  1. Men’s Wicked Good Moccasins

Men's Wicked Good Moccasins

Made with cozy shearling, putting these slippers on feels like stepping into a fluffy cloud. Maybe that’s why they sell a pair every seven seconds in December.

Cost: $79.00

  1. Retirement Round Crystal Personalized Award

Retirement Round Crystal Personalized Award

This beautiful award made of optic crystal commemorates your retiree’s hard work and years of service. It’s inscribed with a message of gratitude and the phrase, “And so your adventure begins…”

Cost: $47.99

  1. Colorku


Keep your retiree’s mental game sharp with this brain-twisting wooden color game based on the popular Sudoku game. With 104 puzzles in five levels of difficulty, this game has enough challenges to keep her busy for a long time.

Cost: $38.00

No matter if you choose a fun game or a spa basket, the retiree in your life will be happy to know that you’re thinking of her as she embarks on the next chapter in her life.