Retirement is a huge milestone in someone’s life. It marks the end of their working years and the beginning of a whole new chapter. Whether she’s looking forward to relaxing, taking time to travel, or engaging in a new hobby, retirement deserves to be celebrated. Show your teammate how much you appreciate her time working with you with a special gift. You can gift it just from you, or go in on it with your whole team. Either way, choosing the perfect retirement gift isn’t always easy. That’s why we’ve gathered up 50 exciting gift ideas for a coworker for you to browse through.
1. Congratulations Delicious Fruit Design®
Filled with the freshest fruit, including pineapple daisies, strawberries, honeydew, and so much more, this arrangement is the perfect choice. Plus, it’s all arranged in a keepsake Congratulations container to celebrate a momentous occasion.
2. Congratulations Cookies & Fruit Platter
This platter has a little bit of everything for a one-of-a-kind coworker. It’s packed with chocolate covered strawberries and apples, banana bites covered in a combo of white and semisweet chocolate, and an assortment of fresh-baked cookies.
Looking for retirement gift ideas for a coworker who’s a bookworm? Treat your coworker to a book subscription. This book club features five exciting reads each month, and your coworker can choose just the books she wants to read.
4. Fitbit Charge 3 Fitness Activity Tracker
She’ll have a lot more time to focus on her fitness during retirement. Get her this tracker that features 24/7 heart rate tracking, gives insghts into her sleeping habits, and has a battery life of up to seven days.
5. Cathy’s Concepts Monogram Duffle Bag
If she’s planning on spending her retirement traveling, gift her this beautiful duffel bag. Made with silky microfiber fabric, it’s expandable into a garment bag and features her initial on the front pocket.
Get her an e-reader that reads just like real paper, even in bright sunlight. It’s also waterproof, so she can relax and read at the beach, by the pool, or even in the bath.
7. Backslash Fit Smart Yoga Mat
Looking for retirement gift ideas for a coworker who practices yoga or spends lots of time at the gym? Get her a smart yoga mat so she can really deepen her practice. It snaps into place, rolls up by itself, and pairs with Amazon Alexa to deliver an audio yoga workout.
8. Large Gardening Tote and Tools
This is one of the best retirement gift ideas for a coworker who loves gardening. It includes a canvas tote bag that can help her keep all of her tools organized and easily accessible, along with three essential tools, including a digging trowel, planting trowel, and garden cultivator.
9. Unstoppable You Amulet Necklace Gift Set
Even in retirement, she’s simply unstoppable. This necklace includes an array of amulets in gold and silver that help convey the idea that she can do anything she puts her mind to.
10. The Legend Has Retired T-Shirt
Looking for funny retirement gift ideas for a coworker? If your coworker was the legend at your office, this t-shirt is a must have. Made with 90% ring spun cotton and 10% polyester, it’s soft and cozy and features a fun phrase that will make him smile whenever he sees it.
11. Naipo Shiatsu Back and Neck Massager
Decades spent working can leave your muscles sore and tense. Give her the gift of relaxation with this shiatsu masssager that features 8 deep-kneading massage nodes, adjustable speeds, and a built-in heat function.
12. Allbirds Women’s Wool Runners
Meet the latest in active wear for your feet. These sneakers are made with Merino wool for a comfortable shoe that’s moisture wicking, odor-minimizing, and ready for any adventure you can dream up.
Show your coworkers how thankful you are for all their years of working beside you with this gratitude gift box. It features a gratitude soy blend candle and two agate coasters. Plus, with every purchase, you’ll be helping provide employment to a female refugee rebuilding her life in America.
14. On To The Next Adventure Gift Box
This retirement gift idea for a coworker will help welcome her next adventure. It’s packed with trinkets and treasures, such as a fresh succulent, scented candle, chocolate chip cookies, envelope of confetti, and a personalized card from you.
15. Retirement Round Crystal Personalized Award
Constructed of beautiful optic crystal, this award gives your coworker heartfelt praise for her many years of dedication and hard work at your organization. It’s personalized with her name, position, years of service, and any four-line message of your choice.
16. “If a Story” Handmade Leather Journal
If your coworker has always wanted to write a book, encourage her to get her story onto paper with this leather journal. It features 100 sheets of 100% tree-free handmade paper that’s perfect for recording memories, travel adventures, or even the first draft of her novel. This is an incredible retirement gift idea to encourage a coworker to pursue her biggest dreams.
17. Personalized World Travel Push Pin Map
Help her mark off her travels on this world map. It’s made with the finest canvas material with the very best pigment inks for color-fade protection and comes with 100 push pins to mark all her favorite destinations.
18. Monos Carryon
This carryon will make air travel a breeze. It’s made with an unbreakable polycarbonate shell, ultra-sturdy telescopic handle, and whisper-quiet wheels, and is designed to fit in the overhead bin of almost any plane.
19. Shady Character Packable Wide Brim Hat
If she’s planning to hit the beach, a floppy hat is a requirement to maintain her youthful glow. This wide brim hat is super oversized, but it’s also bendable for easy packing.
Get her a beautiful flower arrangement from a company that delivers straight from the farm, taking out the middle man. This bouquet features pink and yellow roses paired with calla lilies and eucalyptus leaves.
21. Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug
In search of retirement gift ideas for a coworker who always relishes her morning cup of joe? Make sure her coffee is always hot, no matter what adventure she’s on, with this smart mug. It’s designed to keep your coffee at a set temperature for one and a half hours on a single charge or all day on the charging coaster.
22. Rifle Paper Co. for Anthropologie Garden Party Passport Holder
Give her passport an upgrade with this set. It includes a leather passport holder and luggage tags in a whimsical floral print that will bring a charming touch to her travels, wherever she’s heading off to next.
Kick her self care up a notch with this bathtub caddy, which helps keep a book and her favorite bathtime essentials within easy reach. It’s crafted of stainless steel with a polished-nickel finish and features compartments for soap, sponges, and supplies.
If he’s into grilling, gift him this set of grilling tools. It comes with a wooden carrying case that can be personalized with his name, plus three essential tools, including a spatula, tongs, and fork.
Sometimes it can be hard knowing what to write in a journal. This journal solves that problem by giving you prompts for recording your life’s experiences, stories, and wisdom gleaned along the way.
Give her a place to store all of her favorite trinkets and treasures. This jewelry box features ten compartments with removable velvet display cushions and her name etched into the glass on the lid.
27. The Bucket List
She may already have a bucket list of things to cross off now that she’s retired, but this book will give her even more ideas. It’s packed with ideas for adventures and experiences, including scenic beaches, culinary destinations, historic museums, and so much more.
28. Personalized Metal Bookmark
With the words, “Enjoy the next chapter,” this metal bookmark helps usher in the new season in her life. Plus, its great for keeping her place in all the books she now has time to read.
Printed on maple wood veneer, this wall hanging commemorates all the hard work, dedication, and difference your coworker has made to your organization. Plus, it can be personalized with your coworker’s month of retirement along the bottom of the print.
Looking for retirement gift ideas for a coworker who plans to travel? This beautifully illustrated book showcases the best travel experiences in every state, including both the tourist traps and the unexpected. Ideas include national parks, beaches, historic sites, off-the-wall museums, and so much more.
31. Fujifilm – instax mini LiPlay Instant Film Camera
Make sure she records all her favorite memories in retirement with this instant camera. Just like in the old days, it prints out a real photo on real photo paper, but now lets you preview each photo on the LCD screen.
32. Cuisinart Pure Indulgence 2-Quart Automatic Ice Cream Maker
She’ll have so much time on her hands in retirement that she’ll even have enough time to make her own ice cream. With a motor, double-insulated freezer bowl, and automatic mixing paddle, this fully automatic machine makes frozen yogurt, sorbet, and ice cream without you having to do any of the work.
33. SNOOZ White Noise Sound Machine
Turn her bedroom into a haven for sleep with this one-of-a-kind sound machine. It features full-spectrum sound that helps you fall asleep and stay asleep with a real fan inside and adjustable volume.
34. The Man, The Meat, The Legend Personalized Bamboo Cutting Board
If his barbecue skills are downright legendary, this cutting board is for him. It’s personalized with his name, two lines of text, and your choice of one of three animal silhouettes.
35. Hello Fresh Gift Subscription
This retirement gift idea for a coworker not only saves her time and energy, but it also provides a delectable meal for her and her loved ones to enjoy. Hello Fresh provides step-by-step recipes and pre-measured ingredients to whip up a delicious dinner in no time.
36. Cordless Electronic Return Putting Mat
Help him practice his golf swing even from home. This putting mat features a regulation-sized hole and two hazards. Plus, your ball comes back to you automatically, even if you don’t sink the putt.
Made with 100% Mongolian cashmere, this robe is super soft and delivers lightweight warmth. It features deep patch-pockets and a shawl collar that are finished with a soft knit.
38. Anker PowerCore Metro 20,000 mAh Portable Charger
Make sure her phone never runs out of juice with this portable charger. This external battery provides up to 96 hours of power on a single charge and features an LED light that shows the charging status.
39. Engraved Gold Charles Hubert Quartz Pocket Watch & Chain
Give him a classic retirement gift with this polished gold tone pocket watch. It features a timeless design with a white dial, scratch-resistant crystal lens, and gold tone chain. It even comes with personalized engraving on both the front and back of the cover.
40. Retirement Adventure Tumbler
“And so the adventure begins…” is the sentiment of this tumbler. Made with double-walled, vacuum insulated stainless steel, it keeps cold drinks chilled for 24 hours and hot drinks warm for six hours.
This gift helps convey the difference your coworker made in your life and others at your organization. It includes a rustic planter box and three distressed mason jars to fill with your own choice of flowers.
42. Personalized Mentor Canvas Print
This canvas print is the perfect retirement gift idea for a coworker who was also your mentor. It features a sweet message thanking your coworker for all that she has contributed to your life and conveys the message that she’ll be difficult to part with and impossible to replace.
43. NYC Subway Token Collector’s Set
For the coworker who’s finally done with the morning commute, this collector’s set features NYC subway tokens from select dates from 1953 to 1995. It’s a gift like no other for lovers of the Big Apple.
44. 100 Essential Novels Scratch-off Chart
Now that she’ll have so much time to read, why not introduce her to the classics? This scratch-off chart features 100 essential reads. Each time she finishes one, she can scratch it off to reveal beautiful color artwork underneath.
45. Stick a Fork in Me I’m Done Fork
Looking for whimsical retirement gift ideas for a coworker? Stick a fork in me because “I’m done”! Get her this tongue-in-cheek gift to commemorate how she’s finally done after all these years spent working.
46. Ninja 4 qt. Digital Air Fryer
Get her an air fryer to make it easy to cook food that’s both delicious and healthy during her retirement. It uses 75 percent less fat than traditional frying, but still makes food crispy and delicious.
47. Not My Problem Anymore Shirt
No matter what’s going on at the office these days, it’s not her problem anymore now that she’s officially retired. Get this t-shirt, made with 100% cotton, that spells out that fun fact for everyone to see.
48. Men’s Authentic Original Cross Lace Seersucker Boat Shoe
Whether he’s spending his days on his fishing boat or loungning, these seersucker boat shoes are the perfect pick. They feature a non-marking rubber bottom and genuine hand-sewn leather top with moccasin construction.
49. Crosley Cruiser Deluxe Vintage 3-Speed Bluetooth Suitcase Turntable
Take her back to the old days with this suitcase turntable. It features a few modern upgrades, such as a Bluetooth receiver that lets you stream your music to the full-range speakers and adjustable pitch control. It’s one of the coolest and most nostalgic retirement gift ideas for a coworker you’ll find.
50. Kate Spade Stop and Smell the Roses Bangle
Now that she’s retired, she finally has time to take to smell the roses and appreciate the smaller things in life. This bangle, plated in lustrous rose gold, will serve as a reminder as she adjusts to her new life.
Treat your friend to one of these amazing retirement gifts for a coworker to celebrate this life milestone. She’ll be sure to remember how much you meant to her during her working years while enjoying your sweet gift.