21 Ultimate Gifts

Amazing backyard amusement park, depth-defying personal submarine, perfect pair of Porsche Speedsters, and an immaculate Egyptian mummy. Plus, surprises from Van Cleef & Arpels, Michael Mondavi, Alfred Dunhill, The Macallan & much more.

THE GIFT: 1936 Bugatti Type 57SC Corsica Four-Place Open Tourer 2011 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super...
THE GIFT: A three-week, 10-person charter trip aboard Aquos Yachts’ 148-foot expedition vessel Big...
THE GIFT A circa 190 BC–10 AD Egyptian mummy. A circa 600 BC–500 BC Egyptian sarcophagus. $165,000...
THE GIFT A custom-built backyard theme park with a full-size steel roller coaster, a virtual-...
THE GIFT His and her one-of-a-kind Van Cleef & Arpels watches designed to tell the story of a...
THE GIFT Eight extremely rare single-malt Macallan whiskies barreled during each of the last eight...
THE GIFT An elaborate circa-1875 games table, equipped with original pieces and made specifically...
THE GIFT A four-night stay in a two-bedroom villa at the Mansion at MGM Grand for the recipient and...
THE GIFT A four-day aerial training and combat experience for eight participants, culminating in a...
THE GIFT Cosponsor and participate in the Big Cats Flyover, a three-month mission to save lions...
THE GIFT 1958 Porsche 356 1600 Normal Speedster 2011 Porsche 911 Speedster Delivery of the new...
THE GIFT A vineyard-to-table trip for two—created and led by chef Charlie Palmer—that begins in...
THE GIFT An unprecedented opportunity to create 200 cases of first-growth-quality Napa Valley wine...
THE GIFT A collection of 13 natural red diamonds—among the rarest gems in the world—and two rings,...
THE GIFT A nearly 30-pound piece of the famed Willamette meteorite. $900,000 The Willamette...
THE GIFT A one-of-a-kind two-person submersible glider built by Hawkes Ocean Technologies. A trip...
THE GIFT VIP access to all four 2011 majors golf tournaments for the recipient and three guests,...
THE GIFT A solid-gold chalice from the 17th-century Santa Margarita shipwreck. $1.3 million The...
THE GIFT A one-of-a-kind Montblanc writing instrument designed exclusively for the recipient. First...
THE GIFT An exclusive two-day visit for the recipient and a guest to Bourdon House, the Georgian...
THE GIFT A fully outfitted espresso bar for your home—designed by Lamill Coffee CEO Craig Min—...
The Meissen porcelain factory near Dresden, Germany, is best known for its popular figurines...
About the time this past spring when manufacturers began delivering their inaugural lines of 3-D-...
Instead of beaming over the game jersey that Mickey Mantle wore during his final three seasons with...
Dickson Yewn considers himself to be as much an auteur as an artisan—one who weaves his yarns in...
In describing DeLaneau’s new Madison Avenue boutique, company CEO Cristina Wendt-Thévenaz prefers...
When Ben Hogan was at the top of his game in the early 1950s, the American golf professional used...
Nguyen Thanh Trung raises his finger in the air to test the wind. "It’s gusty," says Trung, sport...
During the scorching summer months in Forte dei Marmi, children play in the fountain on the Piazza...
In 1843, Chivas Brothers—a high-end grocer owned by John and James Chivas in Aberdeen, Scotland—was...
To look at the most fabled vineyard in the world, one would never guess that this modest yet...
Riding ultrawide fluorescent-pink flowered skis, Traci Des Jardins darts around trees, bounds over...
Devotees of Porsche’s 911 might appreciate the automaker’s efforts to maintain the rear-engine...
American hedge fund billionaire Julian Robertson Jr. searched for years for a property on New...
Lined with 900 ginkgo trees, Midosuji Avenue in Osaka, Japan, is known as the city’s Champs-Élysées...
Located in Puglia, at the heel of Italy’s boot, Borgo Egnazia resembles a traditional Puglian...
Mark Gosselin had already built and sold a home in Maui when he set about creating his residence in...
The limited-edition Confederate P120 Fighter Black Flag ( www.confederate.com ) is as much a post-...
The 2011 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG ( www.mbusa.com ) is more powerful, more energy-efficient, and more...
The $260,000 Tirion Répétition Minutes TriRetrograde ( www.milus.com ) introduces the watchmaker’s...
Interior designer Nicole Fuller expanded her services earlier this year when she established...
Vicem Yachts presented the distinct-looking Vicem 78 Cruiser ( www.vicemyacht.com ) at the Cannes...
With its Louis Vuitton jewelry by Lorenz Bäumer ( www.louisvuitton.com ), the French fashion house...
Shirtmaker Ascot Chang ( www.ascotchang.com ) has opened its vast archives of more than 3,500...
On May18, 1622, aboard the Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha , a group of men gathered...
Lasers lend these designs their cutting edge. Parisian jeweler Lorenz Bäumer ( www.lorenzbaumer.com...
The 845-acre estate located on Napa Valley’s Spring Mountain began as a much smaller concern. At...
NuVision’s new Lucidium FX10 LS ( www.nuvision.com ) series of LED-edge-lit LCD panel televisions...
The world’s top charter yachts have always followed a predictable path: They spend their summers in...
Nothing really was wrong with the F430. If Ferrari only had tinkered with its V-8 two-seater for...
It is a long-standing tradition in the watch industry for established companies to grouse about the...
More than 15 years after retiring from professional racing, Mario Andretti still shows no signs of...
Until the second half of the 19th century, a gentleman dressing for the evening donned his...