When someone mentions Costco, you probably imagine bargain hunters buying giant boxes of cereal and huge tubs of peanut butter. But did you know that Costco sells some specialty and luxury items that cost thousands and even tens of thousands of dollars?
Click through to see the seriously pricey merchandise available at Costco that makes your membership more valuable than ever, from fine art and diamonds to hot tubs, solar kits and even funeral caskets.
‘Sunny Day’ Limited Edition Gicleé Fine Art on Canvas
Listed in perfect condition and complete with a certificate of authenticity, this piece by Simon Bull comes framed in golden wood. Part of an exclusive Costco collection that includes just 195 pieces, the hand-signed, gicleé piece is accented with acrylic paint and presented on cotton canvas stretched over wooden stretcher bars that were sustainably farmed.
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Life Fitness Lifecycle GX
Is good health part of your New Year's resolutions? You can bring the cycle track indoors with this high-end exercise bike, which features a touchscreen console and dual-sided SPD pedals that you can use with specialty shoes like cleats. It also comes complete with a magnetic brake resistance system an ergonomic handlebar design.
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The ‘Edward’ Casket
The Edward funeral casket is ideal for those seeking luxury in this life and the next. Lined with champagne velvet, this 275-pound casket features swing bar handles crafted from vacuum-plated bronze. Find out the cost of dying in all 50 states and see if a high-end casket might fit your budget.
American Heritage Billiards Table
Available in two different styles, the American Heritage billiards table is crafted from maple and features khaki-colored felt. With a top-notch design that exceeds the standards set by the BCA Tournament, this elegant piece is based on the principles of mortise and tenon construction. Cross-laminated beams prevent warping, and the table comes with a lifetime warranty.
Honeywell 20 KW Standby Generator
During an extended power outage, there are two types of people: Those who sit in the dark while their food spoils and those who invested in a high-end generator. This 20-kilowatt Honeywell model operates on either natural gas or LP gas. Quiet and protected against weather, the generator features PrecisionPower technology, a G-Force V-Twin engine and an internal main circuit breaker.
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EuroCave Artevino Wine Cellar
The freestanding EuroCave holds 400 bottles of wine in a vibration-free chamber that can be set to the precise temperature desired. Designed to reproduce the exact conditions of a natural wine cellar, the EuroCave provides ideal maturation conditions for bottles of all shapes and sizes. Made in France, the 14-shelf unit features a key lock for added security.
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NXR-PRO 48-in Range and Oven
One of the many appliances available from this big box store is the restaurant-quality NXR-PRO, which features an oven measuring 7.2 cubic feet. Pumping out an impressive 15,000 BTUs, the dual burners provide top-notch cooking performance, thanks in part to the elevated, heavy-duty grates.
Lewis Executive Desk
Complete with a credenza, hutch and filing cabinet, the Lewis Executive Desk is crafted with both modern and traditional stylings that feature large wood pieces and thick moldings. The ergonomic, curved desktop promotes good posture, and the top drawers are felt lined. The hutch is designed to accommodate two extra-large monitors positioned side by side. The Lewis Executive Desk is a desk fit for a billionaire — find out the daily costs of living like one.
Monaco Infrared Sauna
This six-person sauna boasts an energy-efficient design that makes it more environmentally friendly. It gets hot 30 percent faster than traditional ceramic tube technology, and with near-zero mGs, users are exposed to dramatically less EMF. As a bonus, heat lovers can enjoy their privacy, thanks to the attractive tempered glass panels.
LG 86-Inch 4K Ultra HD TV
Revolutionize your television-viewing experience with the power of TruMotion240, Harmon/Kardon sound, active HDR with Dolby Vision and a 4K upscaler. The webOS 3.5 smart TV features 1 billion rich colors and the most lifelike colors possible thanks to precision gradations and scene-by-scene optimization.
Four Person Hot Tub by Devine
Experience the power of hydrotherapy with the blast of 100 water jets in this four-seater spa. The hot tub features two lounging captain's chairs for full-body massage. Each jet is fully customizable, and most of them dazzle with color-changing LED lights.
Villa 13-Piece Estate Collection Patio Furniture Set
Consisting of a seven-piece dining set and six-piece deep-seating set, this collection by Villa is crafted from woven aluminum and Sunbrella fabric. The fabric is 100 percent acrylic to prevent fading and weather-related degradation. The table tops are crafted from metal, but designed to give the appearance of natural leather. Handcrafted details are applied to the arms, legs and backs of the entire set. This set is a perfect way to deck out your home with premium upgrades.
Riga XL6 Professional Greenhouse
If you need a greenhouse to take your gardening prowess to the next level, this Costco purchase is your home away from home. Boasting a heavy-duty frame and I-beam "inground" foundation, this gardener's paradise is backed by a 20-year frame warranty and comes with not just commercial ventilation, but also triple-wall insulation, meaning you can grow healthy plants all year round.
Grape Solar Grid-Tied Solar Kit
Generate your own energy — as much as 723 kilowatt hours — every single month. This kit's polycrystalline panels, which can be mounted on the roof, come complete with a power optimizer. You can rest assured knowing the panels are guaranteed to conduct power output for 25 years.
Kid’s Creations Adventure Mountain Playset
Made from premium redwood, this wonderland for children features four slides. It also boasts six decks of adventure, two rock walls, monkey bars, swings and a drawbridge. Installation is included with this 160-square-foot playset, so you won't have to spend hours setting it up.
Wheels Up Private Aviation Membership
Price: $17,500 initiation fee (plus $8,500/year starting in the second year)
You might not associate Costco with vacations. However, if your plans involve globetrotting in style, consider a Wheels Up membership from the box store. Members can jet around the world on a brand new Citation Excel/XLS or a King Air 350i. Plus, you can take advantage of destination shuttle flights to various locales.
Diamond and Platinum ‘Constance’ Engagement Ring
This one-of-a-kind brilliant diamond ring is set in 950 platinum for maximum effect. The total carat weight is 3.01, with the center stone alone coming in at 2.01 carats. The stones are rated colorless VVS2, and the ring comes with industry certification documents. Diamonds can be a collectible investment more valuable than gold.
6-Carat Diamond Stud Earrings
If you're seeking a pair of earrings to match your Costco engagement ring, try these VS2 clarity diamond and platinum studs. The set, which has been independently verified and certified, weighs in at a whopping six carats.
Believe it or not, Costco is a one-stop shop for high-end luxury automobiles like the 2018 Cadillac Escalade. Although lower-end models are available for thousands less, this super SUV, which comes with all the trimmings, will run you just shy of $100,000. There are several different packages to choose from, so customize away and then drive off in style.