One of the best Argentina gifts for people who love Argentina is a trip to their beloved country. However, if that’s slightly over your budget, you came to the right place. Today, I selected the 25 best Argentinian gifts for all budgets. From small jewelry gifts to pricier Argentine gifts for soccer fans. You will find something for everyone in this post.
Do you just want a quick tip? Check out my top three Argentina gifts by budget
- Large budgets: Yerba Mate (#5)
- Mid budgets: Alfajores cookies (#12)
- Small budgets: Inca rose bracelet (#24)
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Argentinian gifts for large budgets
#1 A trip to Argentina
If you are looking for the absolute best gift for people who love Argentina, then a trip to their favorite country is by far the best gift you can get.
There are three different options here.
You can check out Skyscanner and find flights and hotels to Argentina.
When the recipient already has a trip planned to Argentina, you can also check out Viator for cool activities in Argentina. Some examples of activities you can book through Viator are mountain tours, Buenos Aires walking tours, and a lot more.
Lastly, if you are not sure what kind of activities the recipient likes, you can also go for the safe option, a global experiences gift card. The gift card is powered by Viator and the recipient can choose from their tours around the world.
#2 Argentinian leather items
Argentine leather is one of the most famous gifts and souvenirs from Argentina.
Argentine leather is known for its high quality, so it’s a great gift for someone who appreciates luxury goods and who loves to look fashionable.
#3 Argentina soccer gifts
Are you looking for Argentine gifts for people who love soccer? Then anything related to their national team, Messi or Maradona (the two most famous players from Argentina) will be perfect.
But if you know which local team the recipient supports, you can also go for a jersey from those teams. The two largest clubs from Argentina are Boca Juniors and River Plate, so check out Amazon for those two jerseys too.
#4 Traditional alpargatas shoes
Are you looking for traditional Argentinian gifts for men? Then the most popular shoewear from Argentina is the perfect gift.
I know that TOMS is not an Argentinian brand, but before you head to the next gift, hear me out.
The classic TOMS shoe is actually based on the Argentinian alpargatas shoe.
Alpargatas from Argentina are popular because of their comfort, durability, and low cost. Traditionally, the soles were made from jute, but nowadays they are often made from rubber. And the now-famous design by TOMS is actually based on this traditional shoe.
So if you are looking for fashionable, and traditional Argentinian gifts, then these shoes are the perfect gift.
#5 Argentinian yerba mate
If you don’t know what yerba mate is and you have no idea why this is one of the best Argentinian gifts, you’ve probably never been to Argentina or spent time with an Argentine.
Because boy, do they love their mate. They even have a national Mate day (30th of November)!
I’ve met quite a few Argentinian while traveling abroad and they all either traveled with yerba mate or repeatedly mentioned how much they missed it.
So first thing first, what exactly is yerba mate?
Yerba mate is a tea-like drink, and it’s the national drink of Argentina.
Yerba means herbs, and that’s basically what it is. It’s chopped tea leaves and herbs put in hot water in a cup (called a mate). It’s drunk with a straw that also functions as a sieve.
#6 Argentina snack box
Are you looking for Argentinian gifts for someone who loves Argentinian food? Then this snack box with traditional sweets from Argentina is the perfect gift.
The box includes:
- Dulce de Leche
- Baby Dool
And if you are looking for cheaper Argentinian gifts for people who love sweets, check out #12.
#7 Map of Argentina
Travelers love maps. So if you are looking for Argentinian gifts for a traveler, then a map of Argentina is always a good idea.
My two favorite options were the vintage map of Argentina and the colorful handpainted one. You can check them both on Amazon and decide which one you like best.
#8 Argentine-themed hoodie
Do you want to keep the recipient warm, no matter where they go? Then this hoodie with the flag of Argentina is the gift you need.
Argentinian gifts for mid budgets
#9 Argentina cookbooks
The foods of Argentina: asado, empanadas, dulce de leche & more
Cookbooks are great Argentinian gifts for people who love Argentinian food and who love to cook. They can try to recreate those delicious dishes at home.
Seven fires: grilling the Argentine way
Grilled food and barbecues are among the most iconic Argentine food, so if you are looking for Argentine gifts for someone who loves to grill, this is the perfect gift.
Chimichurri: a chimichurri cookbook with delicious chimichurri recipes
Another one of the most iconic foods from Argentina is the chimichurri sauce. So if you are looking for fun Argentine gifts for someone who loves chimichurri, this book with over 20 chimichurri recipes is perfect.
#10 Argentina-themed passport cover
Are you looking for practical Argentinian gifts for travelers? Then a passport cover in Argentina-style is perfect. you can find 32 different designs on Zazzle, or go for the cute one with the penguin and personalized message.
#11 Argentine Spanish book
Just as in most other Spanish-speaking countries, Argentinian Spanish is very unique and different from other countries. So if you are looking for Argentinian gifts for someone who loves to speak local languages, then this book with the complete Argentine Spanish lessons is the perfect gift.
#12 Sweet souvenirs from Argentina: alfajores
Are you looking for gifts and souvenirs from Argentina for people who have a sweet tooth? Or for people who miss Argentinean food? Then this box of alfajores is the gift you need.
Alfajores are one of the most iconic cookies from Argentina. The cookie is made from two slices of biscuits with a thick layer of dulce de leche (condensed milk) in between. And to make it even better, the cookie sandwich is then dipped into chocolate.
I can already feel my mouth watering from only describing this, so I can only imagine that an Argentina lover would be extremely excited about this gift.
#13 Argentina-themed luggage tag
Are you looking for more practical Argentinian gifts for travelers? How about one of the 103 Argentina-themed luggage tags from Zazzle?
Or go for the one with “Argentina” and the map of Argentina.
#14 Books about Argentina
In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin
This is one of the best Argentina gifts for people who love Patagonia. The book is about the author’s journey through Patagonia years ago, when it was an even more mystic and never visited part of the world than it is today.
Culture Smart Argentina: The essential guide to customs and culture
Are you looking for Argentinian gifts for someone who is traveling to Argentina soon or someone who is moving to Argentina? Then this book to guide them through the culture and traditions in Argentina is the perfect gift.
The Argentina Reader: history, culture, politics
The Argentina Reader is one of the best Argentine gifts for people who love history. The Latin America Readers series are great books for people who want to know more about Latin American countries and their history.
#15 Argentine-themed wall art
This vintage travel poster of the Iguazu Falls is a great gift for someone who loves to decorate their home with things that remind them of Argentina.
But if you are looking for different Argentine-themed wall art, check out Amazon, because you can find plenty of beautiful items there.
#16 Argentina-themed travel mug
Are you looking for Argentine gifts for someone who loves coffee? Then one of the 232 Argentina-themed travel mugs on Zazzle is the gift you need.
I quite liked the one with the oil painting of the flag of Argentina.
#17 Argentina travel guide
Fodor’s Travel: essential Argentina
Are you looking for Argentina gifts for someone who is traveling to Argentina soon? Then a guidebook is the gift you need. Fodor’s guidebooks are beautiful visual guides for all types of travelers.
Lonely Planet Argentina
The Lonely Planet is one of the best Argentinian gifts for budget travelers. Their guidebooks are almost like a bible for backpackers.
The rough guide to Argentina
Rough Guides are great guidebooks for adventurous travelers, but who like a bit more luxury than backpackers.
#18 Argentina-themed water bottle
Are you looking for Argentine gifts for someone who loves Patagonia? Then this stainless steel water bottle is the gift you need.
For more options, check out Zazzle.
Argentinian gifts for small budgets
#19 Argentina gifts for her: necklace
Are you looking for Argentina gifts for her? Then this cute Argentina map necklace is the perfect gift.
It’s small, subtle, and reminds her of her beloved country!
#20 Argentina-themed tote bags
Are you looking for Argentine gifts for someone who loves Buenos Aires? Then this tote bag is perfect.
And if you need gifts for someone who doesn’t love Buenos Aires, check out the other options on Zazzle.
#21 Travel journal for Argentina
Are you looking for Argentinian gifts for someone who is leaving for Argentina soon?
Then a travel journal specific to Argentina is the perfect gift. They can keep track of their travel memories in this logbook. And when they return home, they will have a beautiful memoir of their trip.
#22 Argentina wine
Are you looking for more gifts and souvenirs from Argentina? Then a bottle of Argentina wine is the perfect gift. If the recipient drinks wine, of course.
Argentina is the fifth largest producer of wine globally, and it’s the largest in South America, so you can find plenty of Argentinian wine options.
I picked a red wine from Malbec grapes because red is my favorite, but check out Total Wine for more Argentinean wines.
#23 Online tango course
The most famous dance in Argentina is the tango. So if you are looking for unique Argentina gifts for someone who loves to dance, then the Argentino tango class for beginners on Udemy is the perfect gift.
Next time the recipient visits Argentina, they can go to one of the famous tango parties and try their new learned skills.
#24 More Argentina gifts for her: Inca rose jewelry
The pink-colored Inca rose gemstone is the national gemstone of Argentina. The official name is rhodochrosite, but in Argentina, you will often find it under the name of Rosa del Inca, Inca Rose, or Rosinca.
And as you probably already guessed, it’s mined in Argentina and often used in jewelry, such as this bracelet.
#25 Argentina coloring book
A coloring book is a great gift for people who could use some quiet and relaxing time. And what’s better than a coloring book of their favorite country?
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Final note on Argentina gifts
Alright, if you still haven’t made up your mind, let me share my top three Argentina gifts by budget to inspire you.