8 Awesome Father’s Day gift ideas (that aren’t shirts)

Choosing the perfect gift for a father can be a little tricky, so to be on the safe side, we resort to buying the same old shirts, be it for Christmas, Avurudu, his birthday or his anniversary. If you’re someone who’s guilty of the above and are about to gift your dad yet another shirt this Father’s Day, stop right there and give this list of 8 Awesome Father’s Day gift ideas a read:

1. Salon gift card

This gift card from Dunstans is the ideal gift for a dad who likes to stay neat and trim and enjoys a little pampering from time to time. The gift card will entitle him to an array of amazing grooming services, visit http://dunstansbarbers.com/menu.php to find out more about these services.

You can pick up a gift card from the Dunstans Hair Salon located on the ground floor of Crescat Boulevard, Colombo 03.

Price: Rs. 2,500/-

2. A relaxing foot rub

Treat your dad to a relaxing foot massage from Foot Rub, a wellness spa located in Crescat Boulevard Colombo 03. They offer a range of foot rubs such as Rejuvenation Foot Massage, Relaxation Foot Massage, Luxury Foot Massage, Signature Foot Massage, Energizer, Stress Buster, Unwinder and many more, all of which your dad will really appreciate and enjoy.

Price range: Rs. 1,500- 2,100

3. Potted plants with a purpose

If your father has a love for nature and all things natural, these adorable indoor pot plants by Lassana Flora will make a great gift. They come with customized messages in adorable little pots, and are sure to purify the air and add a soothing touch of green to his personal or office space.

You can order it through the Lassana Flora website: www.lassanaflora.com or you can call their Happiness Hotline: +94 (0)11 2 00 11 22. You can also get it in any of their showrooms located in Colombo 07, Nawala, Negombo and Kandy.

Price range: Rs. 1,300 – 2,600

4. Super comfy memory foam pillow

If age has taken a toll on your dad and he happens to be struggling with sleep, or suffering from constant back and neck aches, the Cloud Soft Foam memory pillow might be just the gift for him. The special pillow is designed to contour to your neck and head and offers extra support and comfort.

You can get the pillow from www.mydeal.lk at a 40% discount.

Price: Rs. 2,450/-

5. Huggy Muggy

These cute Huggy Muggy sets by Lassana Flora are a fantastic gift to give to a father who appreciates and delights in his daughter’s endearing little gestures.

You can order it through the Lassana Flora website: www.lassanaflora.com or you can call their Happiness Hotline: +94 (0)11 2 00 11 22. You can also get it in any of their showrooms located in Colombo 07, Nawala, Negombo and Kandy.

Price: Rs. 2,800/-

6. GOYO Wearable

The GOYO Wearable is the ideal gift for a dad who loves to stay fit and is mindful of his health stats. It is a trendy new fitness app and fitness tracker which assists individuals to achieve their fitness goals. The device tracks your step count and distance, calorie burn and sleep patterns. Monitoring your heart-rate can be done via both the app and the device.

You can get it directly from the GOYO website: www.goyo.lk.

Price: Rs. 4,990/-

7. A fun fitness session with UBurn

For a meaningful Father’s Day gift that is sure to nurture his health and well-being, you can sign your dad up to a UBurn fitness programme which is the ultimate mix of fun and fitness. It helps to relieve stress and promotes overall physical and mental vitality. Click here to find out more about the UBurn Project.

Monthly fee: Rs. 7,000/-

8. Do it yourself

You can also opt to get your dad a customized mug made at Print Corner (at Majestic City, Colombo 04), you can choose your own design and even opt to feature a photo of you both on it, or you could be thoughtful and bake your dad a batch of cupcakes or attempt to make one of the two desserts that most Sri Lankan dads go crazy for  – caramel pudding and butter cake.

Images taken from the Facebook pages and websites of the featured items.