The Top 25 Brazilian Gifts That Will Wow Every Brazil Lover

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Cristo statute in Brazil

Are you looking for the best Brazilian gifts and souvenirs to take home from your trip? Or are you looking for gifts for Brazilian friends or relatives and do you want to find something original from their home? Or are you a Brazilian yourself and would you like to surprise your foreign friends with a traditional gift from Brazil?

Whatever your case, you came to the right place!

Today, we will explore the best 25 gifts from the land of samba, soccer, beaches, and seriously delicious food! Whether you are looking for a cocktail or coffee lover, someone who is into sports or cooking. There is something for every Brazil lover!

Are you short on time? Check out the editor’s top three Brazil gift ideas by budget.

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The 25 best Brazilian gifts for Brazilians

Brazilian gifts for large budgets

#1 Brazilian hammocks

red Brazilian hammock
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Hammocks are the ultimate Brazilian souvenirs because it’s like bringing home a piece of Brazil’s national pastime – relaxation!

So, when life gets stressful, they can just hang tight in their Brazilian hammock, and remember: “Why stress when you can sway, Brazilian-style!”

NOVICA offers a great selection of Brazilian hammocks (which are actually produced in Brazil, not in some other random country). And which actually benefit the artisans making the hammocks. You can buy directly from the site or from Amazon.


#2 Havaianas

Golden Havaiana flip flops from Brazil
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Havaianas is probably the most well-known slipper brand from Brazil, which is why you will surely score points by bringing Havaianas as a gift or souvenir from Brazil. Whether it’s for yourself, or for a friend.

For this post, I selected these cute pink ones, but they come in all shapes and sizes, for men, women, and children, so check out Havaianas’ website for more footwear.


#3 Brazilian beachwear

Woman wearing a bikini made in Brazil
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Beach and Brazil are two words that go hand in hand, and not only because they both start with a B.

So it’s probably not a surprise that you can find many awesome bathing suits or bikinis from Brazil, such as this bikini by Mar Brazil.

Some other Brazilian brands to check for beautiful bathing suits and bikinis include:


#4 Brazilian gifts for soccer fans: jersey

A yellow home soccer jersey from Brazil's national team
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Are you looking for Brazil gift ideas for someone who loves football? (Or soccer, whatever you want to call it).

Then a Brazilian football jersey is a perfect gift to show their support for Brazil.


#5 Brazilian musical instruments

A Brazilian drum
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Are you looking for gifts from Brazil for someone who loves music?

Then a classic Brazilian drum, the cuíca, is a great gift!

It’s a very popular instrument for the typical Brazilian samba.


#6 Brazilian gemstones

A decorative tree made with gemstones from Brazil
Photo courtesy of NOVICA

Brazilian gemstone trees are renowned all over the world as they showcase the beauty of nature. But besides their beauty, they’re believed to generate positive energy that brings harmony to their surroundings.

And that’s exactly what makes this gemstone tree a great gift from Brazil for a housewarming.

And the best place to find authentic and handmade gifts from Brazil (or anywhere really) is NOVICA. It’s a wonderful platform that provides fair wages for its artists and supports local communities, that’s why you can count on their products being authentic and fairtrade.


#7 Handblown vase

A blue glass handblown vase made in Brazil
Photo courtesy of NOVICA

For more unique and traditional gifts from Brazil, check out this handblown vase from NOVICA!

Because it’s handmade and one-of-a-kind, their products run out of stock fast. If that’s the case with the vase, don’t worry! Simply, check out NOVICA for other gorgeous products from Brazil or from the artist behind this vase; Mario Seguso.

He moved to Brazil in the 1950s while carrying their family’s masterful glass art techniques. It’s a gift that’s not only pleasing to the eye but also showcases the long tradition of the Seguso family’s hand-blown crafting process – making each and every piece unique.


Brazilian gifts for mid-budgets

#8 Map of Brazil

Geometric map of Brazil
Photo courtesy of Lasaris

I am not sure what it is with travelers and maps, but generally speaking, travelers have a thing for maps.

This is why this geometric map of Brazil is a beautiful wall decoration for Brazil lovers and travel lovers. Check out Etsy if you prefer a different style map, they literally come in all shapes, colors, materials, and sizes.


#9 Brazilian gifts for foodies: cookbooks

book cover of 'Travel to Brazil: The cookbook'
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Travel to Brazil: The cookbook

This is one of the best souvenirs from Brazil that will bring lasting joy! It covers most of the classic Brazilian dishes, where they came from, and of course how you can make them at home, so you can still taste the flavor from Brazi!


Book cover of 'Churrasco: Grilling the Brazilian way'
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Churrasco: Grilling the Brazilian way

If you are looking for Brazilian gift ideas for someone who loves Brazilian barbecue, then “Churrasco: Grilling the Brazilian Way” is a great book.


#10 Traditional Brazilian sweets

Six cup cakes that are typical from Brazil
Photo courtesy of Brigadeiros Brasileiro

Brigadeiros is a classic Brazilian sweet, made from condensed milk, cocoa, and love.

It’s a delicious treat, perfect for your Brazilian friends craving the sweet taste of home!


#11 Necklace

A golden necklace with a pendant in the shape of the map of Brazil
Photo courtesy of Reluum Jewelry

Jewelry is always a great way to sparkle to an outfit! And if you are looking for unique gifts for your Brazilian girlfriend, this Brazil map necklace is the perfect way to make her look even more fabulous!


#12 Brazilian-themed travel mug

Travel mug with flag of Brazil
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Are you looking for gifts for that Brazilian friend who loves coffee?

Then a travel mug in a Brazilian theme is perfect!

You can find over 300 different designs on Zazzle if you don’t like the flag design.


#13 Brazilian-themed jigsaw puzzles

Jigsaw puzzle of Rio de Janeiro and the Cristo statue in Brazil
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Personally, I love jigsaw puzzles. So if you would give me a jigsaw puzzle of my favorite country (not that I have one because I simply love too many countries, but theoretically speaking), I would absolutely love it.

And I bet, people who love Brazil will love it too! So whether you need gifts for your Brazilian girlfriend (who is into puzzles), your relatives, or someone who recently visited Rio de Janeiro, this Christo puzzle is perfect!

Or check out the puzzle gift guide for more inspiration.


#14 More Brazilian-themed gifts: water bottles

Water bottle with Sao Paulo
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

In line with the travel mug, a water bottle with a Brazilian design is a super practical, sustainable, and fun gift for Brazilian friends!

And again, don’t forget to check out Zazzle for more Brazilian water bottle designs.


#15 Brazil travel guides

Book cover of the rough guide to Brazil
Photo courtesy of Amazon

The Rough Guide to Brazil

Brazil travel guides are great gifts for people who are going to Brazil soon and who don’t have a guide yet (obviously). The rough guides are great for adventurous travelers.


Book cover of the Lonely Planet of Brazil
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Lonely Planet Brazil

Lonely Planet is great for budget travelers and offers a number of different Brazilian travel guides, including this general country guide.


Book cover of 'DK Eyewitness Brazil'
Photo courtesy of Amazon

DK Eyewitness Brazil

DK Eyewitness offers beautiful visual guidebooks for all types of travelers.


#16 Brazilian coffee

A bag of coffee from Brazil
Photo courtesy of Volcanica Coffee

If you are looking for gifts from Brazil for coffee lovers, I can hardly think of a better gift than Brazilian coffee beans.

Though, perhaps you can also check #12 of this list if the person you are getting this gift for is planning to leave for a trip soon and can’t take these beans on a trip.


#17 Brazilian gifts: books about Brazil

Book cover of 'Brazil: A biography'
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Brazil a biography

If you are looking for Brazilian gifts for someone who loves history, then this book about Brazil starting from the 16th century is perfect.


Book cover of 'Brazil: the earth greenery'
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Brazil: the earth greenery

If you are looking for Brazilian gift ideas for someone who loves glancing through books with beautiful images, this is the gift you need. Though the images may be relatively old, it’s still a great coffee table book.


Book cover of "Brazil: The troubled rise of a global power"
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Brazil: the troubled rise of a global power

This is one of the best Brazilian gift ideas for people who are interested in politics and who would love to learn more about Brazil’s troubled recent political story.


#18 Brazil-themed tote bag

Tote bag with Brazil
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Zazzle’s Brazil-themed tote bags are awesome gifts for a Brazilian girlfriend or a fun souvenir for yourself! It wraps the vibrant spirit of Brazil in a simple bag and serves as a daily reminder of the colorful culture, sunny beaches, and passionate energy of the country.

Plus, it’s practical and eco-friendly, so perfect for environmentalists!


#19 Brazilian gift ideas for the home

Vintage Travel City Poster Rio De Janeiro Brazil
Photo courtesy of Amazon

If you are looking for gifts for Brazilians who are away from home, Brazil-themed wall decoration is a great option!

It can help them to settle in their new home while remembering and proudly showing their roots.


#20 A bottle of cachaca

Bottle of cachaca
Photo courtesy of Total Wine

If you are looking for gifts for Brazilians who love strong liquor or cocktails, then a bottle of cachaca is the perfect gift.

It’s the national liquor of Brazil and it’s also used in one of the most famous Brazilian cocktails; caipirinhas.


Brazilian gifts for small budgets

#21 Brazilian chimarrao

Yerba mate leaves from Brazil
Photo courtesy of Spices Bazaar

If you are looking for gifts for Brazilians who miss home, this bag of Brazilian chimarrao is the perfect gift to cure their homesickness.

Chimarrao is a drink made from a native Brazilian plant mixed with hot water. It’s also known as erva or yerba mate in other countries.


#22 Brazilian chocolate

Brazilian chocolate bar
Photo courtesy of Maison Verdier

Did you know that Brazil is the sixth (or seventh, depending on the source and measuring tool) largest cacao producer in the world?

With that in mind, it should come as no surprise, that you can find some delicious chocolate made with Brazilian cacao. Such as this chocolate bar by Maison Verdier.


#23 Brazil travel journal

A travel journal with an animated map of Brazil and two names
Photo courtesy of Apex Artisan Store

A travel journal that’s specifically designed for people who are about to explore Brazil is thé best gift!

It’s a great notebook and memory book for their Brazil trip.

For more general travel journal inspiration, check out these 25 travel journals.


#24 Funny mugs

A white mug with the funny text "I'm not perfect, but I am Brazilian and that's kind of the same thing"
Photo courtesy of DN Gear

Are you looking for a gift for your Brazilian girlfriend or friend that’ll make their day?

A funny Brazilian-themed mug will certainly do that trick! I think this “I’m not perfect, but I’m Brazilian and that’s kind of the same thing” mug is perfect (you will certainly score points with your girlfriend)! But check out Etsy for more designs.

It’s dishwasher and microwave safe and the prints are of high quality so it won’t fade no matter how many times it’s washed.


#25 Granada Pharmacias products

A jar of lip balm from the Brazilian brand "Granada Pharmacias"
Photo courtesy of Amazon

Granado Pharmacias was founded in Rio de Janeiro during the 1870s and is the oldest apothecary brand in Brazil. It even received the title of Official Pharmacy of the Brazilian royal family.

Their products are the best gift from Brazil for beauty queens that will give them the glow they’re looking for!


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Final note on Brazilian gift ideas

Alright, I hope that this list helped you to find an awesome gift for your recipient. But if you need some more help, here are my top 3 Brazil gift ideas for each budget:

AUTHOR

Hi, I’m Lara, a 30-year-old travel-lover (but who’s not these days?). I love reading, puzzling, world-heritage sites, researching, and making lists, which comes in quite handy when you’re making lists of travel gift ideas!