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November 22, 2021

If you are planning on spending up to £100 on a present then you want to make a big splash for your cash.

From flight simulator sessions to castle getaways, 5pm Christmas Gifts have plenty of amazing  choices for under £100.

It is a considerable sum of money that merits a special present. See how these suggestions fit.

£90 for a 4-Step Red Carpet Facial at Pure Beauty & Aesthetics within Parklands Hotel

Feel the difference at Pure Beauty and Aesthetics.

Feel the difference at Pure Beauty and Aesthetics.

Beauty is a wee bit bewildering these days, isn’t it?

Because with fancy masks, high tech facials and dermaplaning all available, how do you know what on earth to choose?

Luckily, this Big Deal for a Red Carpet Facial lets you say ‘bye bye’ to decision anxiety, as you will get four fab skin treatments in one…

Relax in a spa hotel

Based in the four-star Parklands Spa Hotel in Newton Mearns, Pure Beauty & Aesthetics has been picking up rave Facebook reviews.

And with this Big Deal for a Red Carpet Facial, you can try out four therapies in a single pamper session. Saturday appointments are available.

Four steps to beautiful skin

Your 60-minute package will include a skin peel, dermaplaning, micro-needling and an LED mask, all treatments that have picked up a buzz in the beauty world.

This Red Carpet Facial has lots of benefits, including a smoother complexion, more even skin tone, fading of fine lines, scar reduction, smaller pores and cell rejuvenation.

Overall Facebook score of 5/5

‘Friendly, made welcome and the treatments are fantastic.’

Deluxe gift idea

A Red Carpet Facial is a terrific gift, as not only will your loved one be pampered in a four-star spa but they can enjoy a boosted complexion afterwards. More info and buy here.

1 or 2 Night Stay in Choice of 3* or 4* London Hotel + Pretty Woman: The Musical Tickets with, from £99 per person

Enjoy an overnight London stay.

Enjoy an overnight London stay.

 ‘Wild women do, and they don’t regret it…’

What’s your favourite Pretty Woman scene? The shopping trip? The opera? The romantic ‘rescue’ at the end?

Whatever it is, with this Big Deal you can now relive it all as a dazzling London stage experience, with a hotel stay for two included…

You seriously don’t want to miss this. Because that would be a Big Mistake. Big. Huge.

What’s your dream?

Fall in love with Pretty Woman all over again as this sassy tale comes to life at the Savoy theatre in London’s West End.

Lose yourself in one of Hollywood’s greatest love stories, starring musical talents Aimie Atkinson as Vivian and Danny Mac as Edward.

Plus see it all in a fresh new light with a ‘blazing rock score’ by music legends Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance.

I had a really good time tonight

This Big Deal is for a one or two night theatre break for two from OMGhotels.

You will be staying in a choice of comfy three-star or stylish four-star hotel such as Hilton, Holiday Inn or Ibis.

Included is two tickets to Pretty Woman: The Musical and you can even opt for them to be sent to you in a shiny golden gift envelope.

In the morning, you can tuck into a tasty hotel breakfast before exploring city sights like Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park and The London Eye.

As a bonus perk, you’ll also get a £5 Amazon gift voucher.

I Want The Fairy Tale

It goes without saying that this Big Deal would make an incredible Christmas present.

So why not whisk your favourite person off to this super romantic London show? And to make it extra special, opt for the two nights and four-star hotel.

TripAdvisor Praise for Pretty Woman: The Musical

‘Amazing from start to finish. Amazing. What can I say, I’ve seen a lot of musicals but this one is now my fave. My partner who went along to see it with me ended up loving it also… it stuck very close to the original plot of the film. 5/5’

Go shopping for Pretty Woman here.

Overnight B&B Stay with Optional Dinner for 2 at 4* Glenmoriston Townhouse Hotel, Inverness; from £79

Contrast Brasserie has a sharp focus on the best quality, locally sourced produce.

Contrast Brasserie has a sharp focus on the best quality, locally sourced produce.

They say that a change of scene is like chocolate ice cream for the soul (okay, so we made that up, but we still believe it).

And let’s face it, you don’t get a much better change of scene than Inverness.

With this Big Deal, you can enjoy it all in the four-star comfort of a lovely riverside hotel…

Boutique charms

Set on a tree-lined terrace on the banks of the River Ness, Glenmoriston Townhouse Hotel is close to the centre of town.

Facilities include the award-winning Contrast Brasserie and a Piano Bar with a huge range of gins and whiskies.

Stay in an upgraded room

Valid seven days a week until the end of March 2022, this Big Deal is for an overnight stay for two in an upgraded Townhouse Club room, with a full Scottish breakfast included.

All of these sleek rooms include comfy bedding; a 40-inch smart TV, Nespresso machine, hospitality tray, luxury toiletries, robes & slippers and high-speed WiFi.

Option two includes a £30 dining allowance per couple.

For extra relaxation, you can enjoy an early check-in and late check-out.

TripAdvisor praise

‘Fantastic. Friendly staff, great location, easy to get in and out of town, food is amazingly good…if you’re visiting Inverness, this is the place to stay…’ 5/5

Head to Inverness

A change of scene is always nice, but a change of scene in four-star luxury is even better.

So why not enjoy boutique comforts and romantic riverside views with this Inverness getaway deal?

£89 for an Overnight B&B Stay in Deluxe Room for 2 in Craigmhor Lodge & Courtyard, Pitlochry

Is this the best breakfast in Big Tree Country?

Is this the best breakfast in Big Tree Country?

Home to some of the most remarkable trees, woodlands and country gardens in Europe, Highland Perthshire often goes by the name of Big Tree Country.

Winter is a perfect time to visit.

Give yourself a break and enjoy one of nature’s most breathtaking displays with this Big Deal from the award-winning Craigmhor Lodge & Courtyard in Pitlochry.

Deluxe room

Valid until the 20th of February 2022, this Big Deal is available Sunday to Thursday, and is for two people to indulge in an overnight bed and breakfast stay in a deluxe room at the Craigmhor Lodge and Courtyard.

As well as free-standing baths plus showers, deluxe rooms also have their own garden terrace or balcony so guests can relax and watch the wildlife in the adjacent pond and hills beyond.

Spectacular breakfast

Craigmhor Lodge has won many awards for its spectacular cooked breakfast.

Using only the best, fresh and local produce, guests can enjoy a range of cold breakfast dishes followed by a full cooked Scottish breakfast served in the large, comfortable dining room with stunning views of the pretty Victorian town.

Typical dishes might be creamy scrambled eggs and Dunkeld smoked salmon on a bagel, porridge with whisky or a peat-smoked Buckie haddock.

Rave reviews

At the time of writing, Craigmhor Lodge and Courtyard has 5 stars on TripAdvisor with over 1900 guests grading it excellent. This is what a recent guest had to say. We have edited for length:

‘Stayed for 4 nights and the service was amazing. At breakfast time there was so much to choose from and everything was cooked fresh. The staff couldn’t have been more accommodating and made our stay more pleasurable. Thanks to Jane and Calum for providing a beautiful place to stay. Would recommend to friends and family to stay when visiting Pitlochry.’

Do you know someone who would be thrilled to find a Craigmhor stay in their stocking. Click this way.

Pakora-Making Master Class with Meal, Drink & Framed Photo for 2 or 4 at Mr Singh’s India; from £59

Teach a man to make pakora and he will have snacks for life.

Teach a man to make pakora and he will have snacks for life.

Want to know the best way to surprise someone?

Treat them to the gift of a pakora master class for two or four people, including a four course meal with a drink each.

After all, we all adore pakora and knowing how to make the more-ish fried snack for yourself is a truly excellent life skill.

So why not surprise the wannabe master chef in your life by surprising them with this cooking class from Mister Singh’s India? With a framed photo included, it makes an ideal gift.

Pakora master class

This Big Deal is for a pakora master class for two or four.

After making and sampling your pakora, guests will sit down for a delicious four-course, set Indian meal with your choice of a half pint of Mister Singh’s Indian lager, a glass of wine or a soft drink.

Classes take place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 12.30pm.

As well as a special recipe so that you can recreate your pakora performance at home, guests will also be given a framed photo to take away.

Long-established Indian restaurant

Since opening nearly twenty years ago, three generations of the Singh family have served Glasgow’s curry lovers with menus that blend Indian culinary tradition with the occasional Scottish twist.

This Charing Cross restaurant had a facelift a couple of years back and is looking more handsome than ever.

Four-course Indian meal

What better way to celebrate your new pakora making skills than by sitting down to a slap-up meal?

The exact dishes available may change but your four courses will give you poppadoms with spiced onions, a choice of Indian starters such as spicy chicken wings and haggis samosa, mains such as lamb bhoona, chicken chasni and the ambala (the Singhs’ secret curry), plus ice cream, tea or coffee to finish.

Happy 5pm diners

‘Great restaurant. Was totally blown away from start to finish with the excellent customer service and great food, would definitely recommend to everyone and I’ll be back soon.’ 5/5

‘Excellent food & service, all the staff are so friendly & helpful.’ 5/5

Of course, the beauty of this giving this Big Deal as a gift is that the recipient will feel obliged to return the favour by making you some delicious pakoras.

Buy now and give the gift that will hopefully keep giving.

Overnight Stay + Optional Breakfast for 2 at Radisson RED Glasgow; from £79

Light up the night with a stay at Radisson RED in Glasgow.

Light up the night with a stay at Radisson RED in Glasgow.

Prestige Hotel Awards named Glasgow’s Radisson RED the Brand Hotel of the Year in 2019, and Best Hotel in Scotland in 2020.

It was the first in the UK to be recognised in this way and only the second in Europe.

With a rooftop bar, incredible views of the Clyde, a prime location in Finnieston next to the Hydro and an exterior that changes colour reacting to daylight, it has already become an iconic Glasgow destination.

Is this beginning to sound like a fabulous Christmas gift idea yet?

Overnight stay

This Big Deal is for an overnight stay in a standard room for two people, with options for a room only stay or bed and breakfast basis, available from January until March 2022.

There is the option to upgrade to a superior room for £25 per room. This can be arranged directly with the hotel.

Stylish hotel with rooftop bar

The rooms at Radisson RED are slick, modern and have floor to ceiling windows with incredible views overlooking the Clyde.

OUIBar + KTCHN is a stylish space, with vibrant colours, trendy furniture, a pool table and wall murals designed by Glasgow comic book artist, Frank Quitely – a great place to host meetings, relax with a bite to eat or start a night out with cocktails.

The RED Sky Bar has floor to ceiling windows with panoramic views of the River Clyde. Here, they’ve showcased sets from bands like The Fratellis and Baby Strange, and live-streamed DJs like Irvine Welsh & The Mambo Brothers.

Excellent location

Located a stone’s throw from the Hydro, this deal is perfect for a trip to Finnieston, which was named by The Times as the ‘hippest place to live in Britain’ – it has a multitude of bars and restaurants very close to the hotel.

The hotel is a five minute walk from Exhibition Centre train station and close to a number of bus and taxi routes, making it very easy to explore the vibrant culture and nightlife of Glasgow.

Happy guests

‘Fantastic stay in this hotel. The reception staff were a credit to the hotel. The decor is very modern and eye-catching. I upgraded our room… this meant I had stunning views over Glasgow. The upgrade cost was well worth it. Breakfast was really good as well.'

Christmas gifts don't come cooler than this Radisson RED stay. You can buy here and the recipient can check and book live available dates from 5pm Hotel's Radisson RED Glasgow page.

And if these suggestions for fabulous gifts under a £100 don't quite fit, 5pm Christmas Gifts have many others to browse.