It’s not uncommon for upscale hotels and resorts to offer guests extraordinary excursions and activities, but Four Seasons takes it to a whole new level. From dining center stage at a historic opera house to designing a custom pair of Lucchese boots, here are a few exclusive Four Seasons that we love dreaming about.Create your own scent: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Go to boot camp: Austin, TXWhat souvenir do you bring home from Austin? Lucchese boots, of course. Through Four Seasons Austin, you can design your own one-of-a-kind cowboy boots during two upcoming Texas Boot Camp sessions scheduled for this September 26-28 and December 5-7. You choose the material (leather or exotic skin), color, stitch pattern, toe shape, heel style, shaft height, and more. Then, masters craft a pair of handmade boots according to your specifications. Pricing begins at $1,147 for single occupancy ($1,272 for double occupancy), plus the cost of your new boots.
Take center stage: Budapest, HungaryThe Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest redefines romantic dinner with a gourmet meal served center stage at the Hungarian State Opera Houses. For €60,000 ($80,148.60), you and a guest will be taken by limousine to the opera house -- considered one of the most beautiful Neo-Renaissance buildings in Europe -- where you’ll enjoy dishes such as sea bass with black olives and veal fillet Rossini style as musicians and singers perform in an exclusively private concert.
Golf on a glacier: Whistler, CanadaYou won’t find the 19th hole on one of Four Seasons Resort Whistler’s three championship courses -- this one's on a glacier. Teeing off comes with a $5,635 (USD) price tag, but the experience is like none other. After completing 18 holes of golf, you’ll board a private helicopter with a PGA pro, who will provide tips as you hit biodegradable golf balls across the glacial surface. Between swings, you can munch on appetizers and sip signature cocktails.
Dive for dinner: Nevis, West IndiesNothing tastes better in a coastal town than fish and lobster pulled straight from the ocean -- except maybe the fish and lobster that you dive for yourself. Four Seasons Resort Nevis, West Indies gives you the opportunity to do just that, letting you join a joining a chef and dive master to catch then to savor your catch in a lavish, five-course beach dinner with wine pairings. The meal costs $1,950 for the first couple, with $500 per additional person up to a maximum of eight total.
Get schooled, cowboy-style: Scottsdale, AZSo, you want to be a cowboy or cowgirl? The Four Seasons Hotel Scottsdale sends you to school at the Arizona Cowboy College, where you’ll learn to handle horses, rope, round-up cattle, doctor animals, and more. Prices begin at $1,000 -- but include a $250 voucher for a hat, boots, and a cowboy-style dinner catered by Four Seasons. “You won’t come and ‘play cowboy,’” explains senior instructor Rocco Wachman. “You learn real skills required to be a cowboy. It’s a life-changing experience.”
Put the pedal to Ferrari metal: Milano, ItalyAdmit it. You’ve always dreamed of zooming through the Italian countryside in a cherry-red Ferrari, and Four Seasons Hotel Milano gives you the chance to do just that , for €4,600 ($6146.52) plus €100 ($133.62) for personal insurance. You’ll be handed the keys to a current-model Ferrari and sent on a 2.5-hour drive to the Ferrari manufacturing plant in Maranello for a guided tour -- an experience typically reserved for owners. Then, you’ll head to the nearby Ferrari Museum and end your day with lunch at Ristorante Montana, a popular restaurant with Formula One racers.