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With a LXX membership you can enjoy unlimited access to the roof top pool at the Four Seasons Denver. Photo courtesy of the Four Seasons

5 Over-the-Top Gifts (That We Actually Want)

These gift ideas are just the right amount of ridiculous. 

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Looking for something truly unique (if not a little over-the-top) to gift your loved ones this holiday? From specialty gadgets to pampering services and more, we’ve rounded up five outrageous gifts that are sure to keep you on the nice list all year long.


Four Seasons LXX Membership: Unlimited mani-pedis, massages, and rooftop pool time? Sounds right up our alley—and probably yours, too. For just $70,000, you can enjoy unlimited spa treatments, salon services, personal training, and access to other amenitites at the Four Seasons Hotel Denver. If that sounds a little, er, steep, you can opt for the $5,000 or $250 packages, which give you a taste of the LXX membership (roman numerals LXX signify 70,000) for the month of January only.

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A four night stay at the luxurious Trapper Cabin is all-inclusive with the Beaver Creek White Glove Package. Photo courtesy of Vail Resorts

Beaver Creek White Glove Package: A private helicopter ride into Beaver Creek and a four-night stay at the extremely luxurious Trapper Cabin, with your own personal chef, sounds likes a nice way to unwind this winter. This $50,000 vacation package also comes with a sunrise tour of Beaver Creek, a snowshoeing picnic, nighttime snowcat tour, private ski lessons with an Ivy League Ski School Ambassador and relaxing spa treatments—among other special goodies. You’re welcome for the day-dreaming material.


The Pawbo is an interactive smart device for you and your pet; Photo courtesy of Pawbo

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Pawbo: Are you an overprotective pet parent? Make sure your pup or feline never feels lonely again with this interactive home device that has a camera, two-way talk capability, and can even dispense treats and play laser pointer with your cat. For just $199, you will never have to feel guilty about leaving your pet alone again.


The HTC Vive virtual reality headset from Valve; Photo courtesy of Flickr

HTC Vive: This virtual reality headset—which starts at $799—is one of the best on the market, making it perhaps a not-so-ridiculous line item for the serious gamer or tech obsessed. Unlike other headsets, this model includes tracking sensors from two base stations, creating a “whole room” VR experience, motion controllers that are nicer to handle (and more realistic) than other gamepads, and a plethora of games to choose from with Valve’s Steam VR. Get your game on.


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Oxotic Supercar in Golden offers a 5-hour driving package. Photo courtesy of Oxotic SDE Staff Photographer

Oxotic Supercar Driving Experience: If hitting the fast lane in a super fancy ride(s) with the wind in your hair and 105 miles of winding canyon roads in front of you sounds like a dream come true, then it’s yours for $799 (weekend price); for just $200 more, you can bring a plus-one. Oxotic Supercar in Golden offers a five-hour, rally-style driving package which will let you and a friend drive seven high-end vehicles (Porsche and McLaren to name a couple) while cruising through Nederland, Golden Gate Canyon State Park, and Peak to Peak, among other sites. Photography is also gratis so you have the high-speed memory to hold onto. This is officially on our bucket list.

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