The Best Ocean-Themed Gifts For Sea Lovers

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Are you looking for the best ocean-themed gifts for people who love the ocean? You came to the right place! Whether you are looking for cute sea gifts for women or for ocean gifts for someone’s home, you will find 25 awesome options in today’s post.

Are you short on time? And do you just want a quick recommendation? Here are the editor’s top three ocean gifts by budget.

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25 unique ocean-themed gifts for people who love the ocean

Ocean-themed gifts for large budgets

#1 A trip to the ocean

Boats at harbor
A boat tour on the ocean

One of the best gifts for people who love the ocean is a trip to the ocean!

It doesn’t even matter what activity you do, as long as you are at the ocean.

But some things you can think off include a picnic at the beach, kayaking, surfing, or sailing.

Check out Viator to find fun activities at the sea or ocean near the recipient’s home.

If you are not sure what type of activity the recipient likes, you can also go for a Viator gift card; The Global Experiences Card.




#2 Ocean-themed earrings

studs of sea shells
Photo courtesy of Not on the High Street

Are you looking for ocean-themed gifts for women?

Then you will find plenty of cool gift ideas in today’s post.

The first idea is ocean-themed earrings.

My two favorites were the shell stud earrings and the turtle stud earrings from Not on the High Street. The shell earrings are also great for people who love the beach.

For more sea gifts for women check out #8 and #19.




#3 Floating sunglasses

Rheos floating sunglasses

The floating sunglasses by Rheos are great gifts for people who love the ocean. Because if they accidentally drop their sunglasses when they’re on the ocean, the glasses will stay afloat and they can simply pick them up.

It’s perfect for people who spent a lot of time on the water such as ocean lovers, swimmers, sailors, and surfers!




#4 Monthly beach-themed box

Gift box
Photo courtesy of Cratejoy

This monthly subscription box is one of the best sea gifts for people who love the beach.

Each month, the recipient will receive a unique box filled with 5-8 handpicked beach-related items that ocean and beach lovers will adore!

You can go for subscriptions of one, three, six, or twelve months, depending on your budget.

And what’s even better about this gift is that part of the profit is donated to an ocean-focused charity organization.




#5 Coral reef jigsaw puzzle

Jigsaw puzzle of coral reef
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

Do you need sea gifts for people who also love jigsaw puzzles?

Then this 1000-piece puzzle of the colorful underwater world is perfect to transport them to the sea!

For more cool ocean gifts for people who love coral reefs and diving, check out gift #13.




#6 Ocean-themed phone case

Phone case with ocean marble print
Photo courtesy of Not on the High Street

Are you looking for ocean-themed gifts for someone who is addicted to his or her phone?

Then an ocean-themed phone case is perfect!

I really loved the ocean marble phone case from Not on the High Street. But unfortunately, it’s only available for iPhones.

But there are over 47,000 different ocean-themed phone cases on Zazzle, and they also offer cases for Samsung phones. So head over to Zazzle if the recipient uses a different phone than the iPhone.




#7 Adopt a sea animal for charity

Poster or a shark
Photo courtesy of Oceana

Alright before we continue, let me make this very clear.

I am suggesting adopting a symbolic sea animal here, not a real one!

So please remember, to never, ever, gift a living animal without first consulting the recipient.

Now that that’s out of the way, let me explain what this (symbolically) adopting a sea animal is all about.

Basically, you’re donating to charity.

You’re buying a package with some cute items related to the animal you’ve decided to adopt, such as a stuffed animal, a cookie-cutter, and a personalized adoption certificate. The money goes to Oceana, a charity that focuses on saving the oceans. So you’re not only making the recipient happy with this gift, but also the oceans and everything that lives there.

And that’s what makes this one of the best ocean-themed gifts for people with a sustainable heart.




Ocean-themed gifts for mid budgets

#8 Ocean-themed gifts for her: necklace

Wave necklace

These necklaces are another example of great ocean-themed gifts for women!

There are many different options you can choose from, but I picked the two necklaces I loved the most.

The first one is the necklace in the shape of a wave, that’s available on Amazon. The second one is available on Not on the High Street and it’s a necklace with two pendants, a Larimar raw stone, and a whale tail.

For more ocean gifts for women check out #18.




#9 Ocean marble tumbler

Ocean marble tumblers

Are you looking for ocean gifts for people who love coffee?

Then these ocean-themed tumblers are perfect!

They are covered in a beautiful ocean marble style and they will keep the recipient’s coffee hot for hours!




#10 Funny ocean-themed shirt

I need vitamin Sea shirt

This is one of the best gifts for people who love the ocean. A tank top with the text “I need vitamin sea”.




#11 Ocean spa gift set

Body spa gift set

This is one of the best ocean-themed gifts for women who love the smell of the ocean. If they can’t be at the ocean, at least this gift set will make them smell like the ocean!




#12 Beach shell collection box

Box for beach shells

This is one of the best ocean-themed gifts for people who love bringing home seashells and other things from the beach. They can collect all their beautiful shells in this box, so it functions as a decorative item as well as a memory box for ocean lovers.




#13 Travel guides for ocean lovers

100 dives or a lifetime

100 dives or a lifetime: The world’s ultimate underwater destinations

This is one of the best ocean gifts for divers. National Geographic’s collection of the 100 best places to dive around the world!


Fifty places to sail before you die

Fifty places to sail before you die

Are you looking for sea gifts for sailors or boat owners? Then this is the best gift for them. Experts’ suggestions for the best places to sail around the world!




#14 DIY ocean-themed craft

sign with I'd rather be in the ocean
Photo courtesy of Not on the High Street

Are you looking for sea gifts for people who love to decorate their home with an ocean theme and who love being creative?

Then this is the best gift you can get.

It’s an ocean-themed embellishment that’s ready to be painted by the recipient. The package also comes with six different colors of paint and a brush.

Technically, the craft kit is advertised as a gift for children, but I just thought it was also a great ocean gift idea for adults.




#15 Ocean-themed passport cover

Passport cover with the ocean
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Do you need practical ocean-themed gifts for travelers?

Then you should definitely check Zazzle. They offer over 1800 different ocean-themed passport covers, so you will surely find one the recipient will love.

I quite liked the one with the flip-flops at the beach, which is also a great gift for beach lovers, but head over to Zazzle for more options!




#16 Books about the ocean

Ocean

Ocean: A global odyssey

This is a beautiful book by National Geographic that covers everything you need to know about the earth’s oceans. The book is written by the famous oceanographer Sylvia Earle.


Oceonologyy

Oceanology: The secrets of the seas revealed

This is one of the best ocean gifts for people who want to learn more about marine life.


Ocean: a visual encyclopedia

Ocean: a visual encyclopedia

This visual encyclopedia is one of the greatest gifts for people who love the ocean but don’t have the concentration to read an entire book about it. This visual book will help them to stay focused!




#17 Round ocean-themed beach towel

Round beach towel

Are you looking for ocean gifts for people who also love chilling at the beach?

Then this enormous round beach towel with a turtle is perfect. It fits two people and it’s made from microfibers that absorb more water and dry faster than regular beach towels.




Ocean-themed gifts for small budgets

#18 Whale tote bag

Whale tote bag

Besides adopting a (symbolic) animal, this is one of the best ocean-themed gifts for eco-minded people; a tote bag.

The bag is made from recyclable material and lasts way longer than plastic bags.




#19 Ocean gifts for women: ring

Ring of whale tail
Photo courtesy of Not on the High Street

If you are looking for ocean-themed gifts for women and you’ve got a smaller budget, then one of these two rings is perfect.

You can either go for the one with a whale tail. Or go for the one in the shape of a wave. The latter is also a great gift idea for people who love surfing.




#20 Ocean-themed wall art

Poster of a wave
Photo courtesy of Not on the High Street

Are you looking for ocean-themed gifts for people who could decorate their entire homes in beach and sea style?

Then ocean-themed wall art is the best gift you can get.

I quite liked the relaxing ocean wave photograph from Not on the High Street, but just check out Amazon for over 1,000 different sea-themed wall art ideas.




#21 Ocean-themed coloring book

Ocean-themed coloring book

Ocean-themed coloring books are great meditative gifts for people who love the ocean.

Did you know that coloring books for adults have been proven to reduce stress and anxiety?




#22 Ocean scented candle

Ocean scented candle

This is one of the best ocean gifts for people who love the smell of the ocean but don’t live close to the sea. With this scented candle, they can bring the smell of ocean mist right into their homes.




#23 Ocean gifts: socks

shark socks

Socks are one of my favorite small gifts for basically anyone. On Zazzle, you can find socks in any theme, including an ocean theme. So if you need small gifts for people who love the ocean, Zazzle is perfect.

Or go for the cute shark socks on Amazon.




#24 Ocean-themed journal

Ocean-themed journals

This ocean-themed journal is one of the great ocean gifts for people who love to write or who keep a diary.

It’s also great for people who are leaving for a trip soon and who would like to keep a travel journal. The pages of this journal are lined, so they can keep track of all their fun memories.

Unfortunately, the journal doesn’t include specific pages for travelers, such as packing lists, planners, and emergency contacts. So if that’s what you are looking for, check out the 25 best travel journals I selected.




#25 Ocean-themed luggage tags

Ocean blue marble luggage tags

Are you looking for practical ocean-themed gifts for travel lovers?

Then this pack of two luggage tags is perfect.

They are decorated in a beautiful ocean blue marble color.




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25 unique ocean-themed gifts for people who love the ocean

Final note on gifts for people who love the ocean

Alright, thank you so much for checking out my post! I hope I was able to help you to find awesome sea gifts. But since you are still reading this post at the bottom, I am assuming you haven’t bought anything yet. So perhaps I can help you by sharing the editor’s top three ocean lover gifts.

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