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11 gorgeous gift ideas for your loved one

Him or her, young or young at heart, naughty or nice … finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list can be an overwhelming adventure. Elena Qualls, Director of Retail at Terranea Resort, makes the shopping experience a snap with her curated selections from all corners of the property.

At marea, a boutique …

1. Whiting and Davis Handbags, $200 to $315

Why She Likes It:
Founded in 1876, this metal mesh handbag line is the perfect holiday accessory for any event. With a rich history and unique silhouettes, this makes for a great gift for yourself or any fashionista.

2. Gorjana Women’s Fashion Jewelry Earrings, $30 to $50

Why She Likes It:
The perfect layering jewelry, Gorjana is designed to be worn multiple ways and take you from day to night. An easy gift at a great price point, this jewelry is both trendy and timeless.

3. Rodd and Gunn Men’s Travel Bag, $995

Why She Likes It:
This chic leather travel bag with hardware detailing is a great gift for any on-the-go, fashion-conscious traveler.

4. Kenton Michael Men’s Jewelry Bracelets, $150 to $250

Why She Likes It:
Kenton Michael is a men’s jewelry designer based in Southern California. These great leather and metal accessories are a perfect gift for any edgy man on your gift-giving list.

5. D.L. & Co. Candles Sparkling Embers, $55

Why She Likes It:
The patented blend of soy, maple and palm waxes in these gorgeous, metallic, detailed D.L. & Co. candles allows them to diffuse delicate fragrant oils without smoke.

6. Kids Jelly Cat Stuffed Animal Paired with Book, $35

Why She Likes It:
This ideal pair is one part cuddly, one part learning-inspired! Pairing the book with the stuffed animal gives the soft, plush toy a story to go along with the cuteness.

At pointe discovery …

7. Herschel Quilted Backpack, $75

Why She Likes It:
Trendy and versatile, this quilted backpack from Herschel is great for school, travel or for anyone on the go!

8. Feather 4 Arrow Kid’s Clothing, $28 to $40

Why She Likes It:
This Southern California line of kids clothing, inspired by beach culture, is both free-spirited and chic—topped off with a little attitude. The Whale Hello There onesie, with a nod to the frequently spotted whales off the nearby coast, is a perfect Terranea-inspired option.

9. Giving Key Necklace, $44 to $50

Why She Likes It:
A pointe discovery favorite, the Giving Keys now come in new hues like copper rose gold or matte black. The Giving Keys are a great gift because the idea is to pass along the key to a person you feel needs the message more than you.

At the Spa at Terranea Boutique …

10. Thymes Frasier Fur Northwoods Wooden Wick Candle, $56

Why She Likes It:
The packaging is just the beginning of the beauty of this candle, which features a wood wick that crackles as it burns, creating a fireplace-like ambience. The beautifully decorated box and candle make this a one-of-a-kind gift item.

11. Jack Black Men’s Travel Kit, $25

Why She Likes It:
This essential travel kit is a great gift for any man-on-the-go. Containing three skin essentials, this set offers a shaving regimen free from parabens, sulfates, colorants and synthetic fragrance.

Even More Merry …

Every Friday and Saturday, December 2 to 16, marea boutique presents luxury, grace and style with exclusive trunk shows all day, including the best designers and brand representatives at your service to help you pick out the perfect present.

Stock up on last-minute gifts for friends and family on December 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. and receive 20% off at marea, pointe discovery and The Spa. Make sure to stop by marea for a glass of Champagne as you explore the boutique’s high-end apparel, jewelry and home goods during this Holiday Shopping Night.

From December 26 to 31, marea boutique shoppers are invited to book complimentary personal shopping appointments to seek New Year’s wares such as cocktail dresses and jewelry for women and ties, wovens and jackets for men—while sipping a glass of Champagne. Cheers to that!

For information on Terranea Resort’s full holiday events schedule and to make reservations for any of these events, visit terranea.com/traditions or call (844) 479-2620.