12 Thoughtful Birthday Gifts for Girlfriend That Will Make Her Love You More

by Hiqmah Oyekola
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Many Nigerians, especially men, believe that Nigerian ladies are materialistic. This may be true, but not all ladies are that way. 

Everyone has a different love language; some prefer quality time, some prefer you doing things for them, and some prefer receiving gifts. Therefore, it’s essential to know your partner’s love language to get to love them the way they want to be loved. 

A person who prefers buying gifts will appreciate it more than you being with them 24/7, not because they are materialistic but because that’s who they are.

No matter your partner’s love language, you’ll find in this article various options for thoughtful birthday gifts for girlfriend and other things you can do for your woman on her birthday.

12 Thoughtful and Romantic Birthday Gifts For Girlfriend

  1. Take her to her favorite restaurant 

If your babe is the type that loves spending quality time with you or appreciates good food a lot, then taking her to her favorite or a newly opened restaurant where you treat her to a nice meal is a hit she will never want to miss. 

You can book a reservation and order her the best food, drink, etc. You can make it for just you both or also make it memorable by inviting her loved ones.

  1. Plan her a surprise birthday party

A surprise birthday party is one that everyone loves; I mean, who doesn’t love surprises, especially when it’s coming from a loved one? 

A surprise birthday party where you invite her friends and family is a thing every lady will appreciate. It can be at her house, your house, an event hall, a restaurant or anywhere you can afford. The most important thing is making it unique and lovely.

  1. Personalized name necklace or bracelet

Personalized gifts are always a hit; a name necklace or bracelet is a perfect example. Get your girlfriend a necklace or bracelet with her name or initials customized on it. 

It’s a thoughtful, romantic, and sentimental gift that she can wear and will be dear to her heart. 

You can choose from different materials, such as gold, silver, or rose gold, and select a font and chain length that suits her style. A personalized name necklace is not only a unique gift, but it also shows that you’ve put in the effort to make it unique and meaningful, and anytime she wears it, she will always be reminded of you.

  1. Treat her to a spa day

Nigerians are constantly stressed, and one of the ways to make your woman feel relaxed on her essential day is by treating her and pampering her with a spa day. Book her a spa package that includes massages, facials, and other beauty treatments. 

Nigerian women are known for their love of self-care and wellness, and a spa day is a perfect gift to help them unwind and rejuvenate. It’s a thoughtful and indulgent gift that shows you care about her well-being and want her to feel pampered on her special day.

  1. Individualized gift basket

Create a personalized gift basket based on the pastimes and interests of your girlfriend. For example, you can include her preferred snacks, chocolates, literature, skin care products, or accessories. You can further give a it personal touch by including a handwritten note or a modest memento.

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  1. Professional photography session/photo album

To capture your girlfriend’s beauty and make enduring memories, treat her to a professional photo shoot. Nigerian ladies love to show up at big events looking smashingly beautiful.

Your girlfriend will treasure this one-of-a-kind and thoughtful gift for years: hiring a professional photographer and setting up a picture shoot for her. Depending on your preferences, you can select from various themes, including a romantic love shoot, a humorous and fun shoot, or a stunning fashion picture.

Another thing you can do in this line is compile a photo album of your favorite pictures together. You can add notes and captions to each picture to make it even more special.

  1. Buy her flowers

It is usually said that Nigerian girls are not romantic and do not appreciate flowers, but can I tell you this? Some do. Your girlfriend may be among those that appreciate flowers, and buying her a favorite flower or variety of them is romantic, and you can tell if you notice your girlfriend is the type that loves nature. If you don’t feel comfortable with only buying her flowers, you can make it more fabulous by doing something else alongside that.

  1. A romantic movie night

You can take her to the cinema and watch the latest movie showing her favorite movie or set up a romantic movie night at home with her favorite romantic movies, popcorn, and snacks. Add some candles and fairy lights to create a cozy and intimate atmosphere.

  1. A romantic getaway

Sometimes we want to be home away from home, away from shenanigans and everything happening around us. So plan a romantic getaway to a beautiful destination. You can choose from a weekend getaway to a nearby resort or a surprise vacation to a place she’s always wanted to visit.

  1. A weekend retreat

Book a weekend retreat away from home at a cozy bed and breakfast or a secluded cabin. Spend quality time together and enjoy the peace of nature.

  1. Buy her a book

If your Nigerian girlfriend is a book lover and an avid reader, you can buy her books from her favorite author and her genre of books. You can make it more unique by getting her favourite author’s autograph or plan how she can meet her favorite author if she hasn’t before.

  1. A love letter

Although a love letter may seem old, it’s one of the most romantic things to give your babe. Reading something composed by your lover and knowing how he feels about you is sweet and romantic.

Write a heartfelt love letter to your girlfriend expressing your love and appreciation for her. You can also include your favorite memories and moments to make it extra special.


It is wrong for you to be in a relationship with a lady and not give her anything on her birthday. This article has solved whatever problem you may face regards that; now you have a list of various things you can pick from depending on your budget and woman’s preference. Do this and your babe will thank you for it.

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