Updated 08 April 2023
Arab News

What to gift family and friends when attending a Ramadan gathering

What to gift family and friends when attending a Ramadan gathering

If you are struggling to find the perfect gift for iftar or sahoor gatherings, here are some ideas.

  • Candles

    Candles make for great decor pieces when setting up iftar and sahoor tables. Wallace & Co., manufactured in Dubai, offers customized candles that can feature black amber, oud, saffron and more traditional scents.

  • Room spray

    Emirati brand Lava offers room sprays, in Ramadan-themed packaging, that can replace  cooking scents for the perfect evening ambiance.

  • Bakhoor

    Bakhoor (incense) is among the region’s most loved gifts. Swiss Arabian, a leading fragrance house in the region, offers a large selection in different scents, including amber, rose and more.

  • Coffee set

    In the Kingdom, coffee is a symbol of hospitality. Gift your loved ones a coffee set, with a Dallah and cups, to honor the traditional practices.

  • Dessert

    Saudi brand Bateel has gift sets for Ramadan filled with plain, gourmet filled dates or decadent chocolates that you can take with you to iftar or sahoor gatherings.

  • Perfume

    If you are looking for a personalized gift for men, US brand Pegasus Exclusif — available in the region — has perfumes that are vanilla infused with an Arab twist of sandalwood, natural oud and guaiac.