7 Best Souvenirs To Bring Home From Macau

Macau Travel Guides / April 18, 2017
7 Best Souvenirs To Bring Home From Macau

Looking for the best souvenirs to bring home can be especially tricky in Macau, especially when you have only a day visiting this city. It goes without saying that the chances are high that you may not have the time available to spend it looking exclusively for souvenirs.

Do not stress out as help is here for you; look no further as we have compiled a list of the best souvenirs to bring home from Macau for you. We hope that this list can save you hours of time and energy while you spend that extra time enjoying all the beautiful, sights, sounds and tastes of the stunning Macau.

1. Almond Cakes In Tin

Almond Cakes In Tin Image credit: Choi Heong Yuen Bakery

Almond cakes are known to be one of the most popular and must buy items in Macao. The ideal almond cake contains a blend of crunchy almonds and is a taste different to any other dessert anywhere else in the world. There are many places selling almond cakes which can be quite confusing.

Instead of hunting around alley ways and shops that you have never heard of, rather go to the best place in Macao known for their delicious almond cakes. Choi Heong Yuen Bakery has been around since 1935 and they have developed a unique charcoal method of baking almond cakes which can’t be found anywhere else. Koi Kei Bakery is also the place for the famous Macau almond cookies.

BEST GIFTS FOR
Due to the very pretty tin which is compact in size and has a handle on top of it, and the great reviews of the product, this would make an ideal gift for all the people in your life who have a sweet tooth. This may be the perfect gift for parents, aunts, uncles, brothers and sisters.

PORTABLE LEVEL
Manageable

PRICE RANGE: $26.78 for 525g (Choi Heong Yuen Bakery price)

WHERE TO BUY

  • Choi Heong Yuen Bakery, Macau-Avenida di Almeida Ribeiro, No 209, R/C
  • Koi Kei Bakery in Macau Rua Felcidade 70-72, R/C

2. Cashew Cookies In A Tin

Cashew Cookies In A Tin Image credit: Koi Kei Bakery

Koi Kei Bakery is one of the oldest and best known bakeries in Macau. It is the ideal place to go and buy sweet treat souvenirs. The cashew cookies in a tin is especially popular as a great gift to take back home. People will tell you that it is the best cashew cookies that exist.

Each cookie is delicious, tasting fresh and crunchy. The tin is purple in color and rectangular in shape, which houses the cookies. There is even better news which is that each cookie comes individually wrapped. In terms of travelling you can be assured that they will make it home safely.

Don’t take our word for it, try it for yourself as the bakery allows you to sample as many cookies as you like. Once you have sampled the amazing cashew cookies you will be sold guaranteed.

BEST GIFTS FOR
These come in a beautiful authentic Macau tin, which is always great as keepsake and the cookies are delicious, making it an ideal gift for parents and grandparents.

PORTABLE LEVEL
Manageable

PRICE RANGE: $13 per tin

WHERE TO BUY
Koi Kei Bakery in Macau Rua Felcidade 70-72, R/C

3. Meat Jerky

Meat Jerky Image credit: Koi Kei Bakery

Meat Jerky is one of the best souvenirs to take back home because you will really be bringing home the tastes of Macau. It is sold all over and usually comes in large rectangular sheets. It is not hard to find places which sell beef jerky in Macau but it is obviously best to bring home fresh jerky which has not been standing in the sun for hours on end.

Instead of buying beef jerky from one of the street stalls rather buy it directly from the very best. Koi Kei Bakery has been around for years and it is an extremely popular place for locals and tourists. Not only does it sell the very best of baked goods but it is also known for its fresh and delicious packets of beef jerky.

BEST GIFTS FOR
This is an ideal gift for anyone who enjoys jerky. It is recommended to take this home for your father as a special gift. If he loves beef jerky he would definitely enjoy this authentically Macau jerky.

PORTABLE LEVEL
Manageable

PRICE RANGE
From $5.50 to $6.50 per packet

WHERE TO BUY
Koi Kei Bakery in Macau Rua Felcidade 70-72, R/C

4. Peanut Candy

Peanut Candy Image credit: Koi Kei Bakery

Macanese peanut candies are a very popular delicacy, they are cute and extremely tasty. If you want to bring back something sweet, pretty, cute and traditional from Macau then you can’t go wrong with Peanut candy. There are different packs and flavors available. Two of the most popular flavors are the original and the black sesame.

BEST GIFTS FOR
This is an excellent gift for all those peanut lovers; they make an excellent souvenir for children, teenagers, nieces and nephews who have a sweet tooth.

PORTABLE LEVEL
Easy to manage

WHERE TO BUY
Koi Kei Bakery in Macau Rua Felcidade 70-72, R/C

5. Exclusive Macau Postcards

Exclusive Macau Postcards Image credit: Macau Creations

Macau Creations is a beautifully designed and fun store to visit. They have a very cute little pop up store which has its own postcard station. Here you can purchase all sorts of authentically designed Macau postcards. Some of the best postcards to buy are the one which have photographic images on with famous Macanese landmarks.

What is even better is that you can write on these postcards in the store and purchase the stamps which you need. There is a little red post box where you can actually put your cards in after writing in them and the store will take the responsibility of sending out the postcards for you. What an absolute pleasure and delight. They are super affordable, cute and the images depict Macau cultures and traditions.

BEST GIFTS FOR
This is an exciting and novel concept for both friends and family, surprising them with authentic and personalized post cards from Macau. Due to their affordability you can send one to each family member and close friend back home.

PRICE RANGE
5 for 35 MOP (Excludes stamp costs)

WHERE TO BUY
Macau Creations – T1, Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Centre, Macau

6. Locally made Macau T-shirts

Locally made Macau T-shirts Image credit: Loving Macau

This is an original Macau brand store, where each design is unique and creative. The idea behind the store was to create quality souvenirs to take back home. The designs and concept has been influenced by Macau cultural and local icons. Each design is unique and authentic to Macau.

You can expect to see sayings on such as “I am Macanese” and “loving Macau”. There are many designs, colors and sizes to choose from. Unfortunately all orders need to be made via their website, where you can browse and purchase all their items from their online store.

BEST GIFTS FOR
A teanager and anyone who is young at heart

PORTABLE LEVEL
Easy to manage

PRICE RANGE: $25 per piece

WHERE TO BUY: www.www.lovingmacau.com

7. Macau Small Souvenirs

Macau Small Souvenirs Image credit: Macau Creations

There are some very cute and unique souvenirs which are ideal for teenagers. You could purchase a pin which is great to pin onto things like accessories and clothing items. In addition you could consider buying a cap with authentic Macau sayings on them, there are various designs and colors for you to choose from.

If you know anyone who loves coffee mugs, you could buy a mug and maybe put a small gift inside. Other options include key chains, cosmetic bags, scarves, and tote bags.

BEST GIFTS FOR
Anyone

PORTABLE LEVEL
Easy to manage

PRICING
Inexpensive, a few dollars for an item

WHERE TO BUY
Macau Creations – T1, Macau Tower Convention and Entertainment Centre, Macau