7 of the best 12-day luxury advent calendars to buy this month

With ever-grander advent calendars available each year, deciding which one to buy gets trickier every time December rolls around.

From chocolate and biscuits to alcohol, skincare, and even chilli sauce, here’s your guide to seven of the best 12-day luxury advent calendars to enjoy over the Christmas period.

1. PLAYin CHOC 12-Day Advent Calendar

This eco-friendly and 100% organic 12-day advent calendar comes from PLAYin CHOC.

It features 12 festive and plastic-free toys for your children, plus tasty and organic chocolate that is dairy, nut, gluten, and soy-free. You’ll also find a “fun fact” card. That’s three treats a day for the 12 days leading up to Christmas Day.

The eco-friendly toys can become Christmas decorations or be used as toys when the calendar outer-sleeve is opened up to become a Christmas landscape playing board.

12 chocolates, 12 toys, 12 fun facts to learn and 12 days of festive fun cost just £27.50.

2. Indii Brew Co. 12 Beers of Christmas Advent Calendar

Indii Brew Co. offer a wide range of craft beer from porters and stouts to sours, lagers, and wheat beers.

For its “12 Beers of Christmas” advent calendar, the company has hand-picked 12 of its favourite craft beers. You may just discover your new favourite tipple as you countdown to the big day.

At £45, you’ll pay a very reasonable £3.75 a beer, plus delivery.

3. Flying Goose: 12 Days of Sriracha

Flying Goose’s “12 Days of Sriracha” claims to be the first sriracha advent calendar in the UK.

Teaming up with Sous Chef, the Flying Goose calendar contains 12 bottles of sriracha, in 12 different flavours, making it the perfect advent calendar for spice lovers.

You’ll find the Classic Original, the Super Hot, as well as Yuzu and Tikka, keeping you in hot sauce well into the new year.

Flying Goose recommends using sriracha to spice up breakfast eggs, Christmas dinner leftovers or noodles on a cold winter’s evening.

The combined 2.4 litres of spicy sriracha sauce will set you back £39.99 plus £3.99 delivery in the UK.

4. Cartwright and Butler 12 Days of Christmas Calendar

Enjoy 12 days of delicious teatime treats from Cartwright and Butler.

You’ll find sweet and savoury biscuits, preserves, hot drinks, and confectionery, including:

  • C&B Lemon Zest Shortbread Rounds
  • C&B Triple Chocolate Chunk Biscuits
  • C&B Cranberry & Rolled Oat Crumbles
  • C&B Earl Grey Whole Leaf Pyramid Tea Bags
  • C&B Drinking Chocolate
  • C&B Chocolate Fudge
  • C&B Boxing Day Chutney

Twelve days of luxury will cost you £110.

5. Mr Porter Grooming: 12 Days of Grooming

The “12 Days of Grooming” advent calendar from Mr Porter Grooming features 12 products – eight of which are full-sized – helping you to feel and appear energised whatever the festive season throws at you.

Among the 12 products on offer, you will find:

  • 111SKIN’s Cryo ATP Sports Booster
  • Augustinus Bader’s The Rich Cream
  • Claus Porto’s Cerina Brise Marine candle
  • Dr Barbara Sturm’s Anti-Pollution Drops
  • Grown Alchemist’s Anti-Bacterial Hand Cream

You’ll also find soap, moisturisers, and antiperspirants, plus a Grey’s gel Overnight Sleeping Mask, all for a price of £120.

6. Irene Forte Skincare Festive Calendar

The ultimate in natural, dermatologically tested, and eco-friendly skincare, the Irene Forte Festive Calendar will set you back £435 but does represent a 25% price reduction on the products included.

You’ll find (among other products):

  • Almond Cleansing Milk, 15ml
  • Helichrysum Toner, 30ml
  • Prickly Pear Face Cream, 15ml
  • Pistachio Face Mask, 15ml
  • No-Rinse Cleansing Hand Gel, 15ml
  • Pomegranate Face Mask, 50ml

The calendar was handcrafted in Puglia, using Okoumé wood, and is reusable and refillable.

7. Neom 12 Days of Wellbeing Advent Calendar

The exclusively curated advent calendar from NEOM provides 12 separate ways to stay calm and stress-free over the busy festive period.

You’ll find ways to get a better night’s sleep and boost your energy as well as an exclusive Wellbeing Toolkit thanks to NEOMs partnership with The Mental Health Foundation.

The calendar is packed with top-rated products. Alongside a full-size Real Luxury Magnesium Body Butter (200 ml) and a Perfect Night’s Sleep Pillow Mist (300ml), you’ll find 10 travel-sized gifts, including:

  • Real Luxury Scented Travel Candle
  • 30ml Perfect Night’s Sleep Hand Balm
  • 50ml Super Shower Power Body Cleanser
  • 10ml Perfect Night’s Sleep Dream Cream
  • 12g Great Day Wonder Balm

The limited set costs £150.


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