15 Costco Products That Are Mandatory for Any Man Cave
Man caves provide solitude, relaxation, and a place to entertain. Every person crafting their cave is different, but some essentials are all but universal, and anyone looking for that perfect addition has a good chance of finding it at Costco for less than other retailers.
No matter how big the splurge on a TV, a home theater setup isn't complete without some luxury recliners for that cinematic experience. These media thrones from Romano are upholstered with top grain leather and feature drink holders, storage compartments, and power reclining. You'd pay $2,951 on eBay.
Price: $900 | Buy it
Get perfect putting at any time with this solid hardwood putting green from Brunswick, including adjustable elevation for the challenge of uphill or downhill putts on an eight-foot practice turf. It'll cost more than twice as much -- just under $2,000 -- to buy the same item at The Fitness Outlet.
Price: $500 | Buy it
Built from steel and distressed birch with a walnut finish, this rustic foosball table is not just a decorative conversation piece. Made with built-in levelers, solid-steel rods, and a metal abacus-style scoring system, it is designed to handle fast-paced action -- and it sells on eBay for $578.
Price: $500 | Buy it
Whether it's a friendly game or a high-stakes tournament, table tennis is classic entertainment. The Brunswick XC3 indoor table features a sleek blue surface that folds for easy storage to conserve space. The set comes with two regulation paddles and three balls. Sears sells the same table for $400 more.
Whether watching the Masters, the ballgame, or a favorite gangster flick, nothing compares to 4K ultra HD on a big-screen TV -- especially when it can be had for less than $400. This 50-inch smart TV from Element produces ultra HD and comes with built-in Wi-Fi and three HDMI ports.
Price: $400 | Buy it
Build a great place for self improvement as well as for entertainment, relaxation, and isolation. Get back in shape or pedal away stress on the Spinning S7 bike. Track progress with a built-in biocomputer and pedal as long as you like, because the bike's commercial-grade construction can handle the wear and tear. Spinning sells the bike for $699 on its own website.
Price: $240 | Buy it
Test your skill and entertain friends with this classic, arcade-style hoops game. It folds up when not in use, so it won't crowd you, but is no child's toy -- it's made of heavy-duty, 18-gauge powdered steel. It comes with seven high-quality mini-basketballs for rapid-fire shooting.
Price: $230 | Buy it
Anyone can nail a dartboard to a wall, but in a grown-up man cave, a dartboard should be built into a cabinet. The American Heritage Deluxe Dartboard is crafted from tournament-quality bristle material and built into a cabinet with double doors and crown molding. It comes with two sets of weighted, steel-tip darts and two scoreboards.
Price: $160 | Buy it
The Ninja Coffee Bar Glass Carafe System makes made-to-order coffee shop drinks -- far more impressive than having to run to the kitchen. Whip up more than 100 included recipes among five brew types, including settings intended for iced drinks, extra milk or cream, or for frozen and blended concoctions. It features a built-in frother and a programmable delay brew.
Price: $150 | Buy it
Relaxation requires tunes, and tunes are only as good as the speaker that plays them. The Bose SoundLink connects wirelessly to a phone or other mobile device and comes with a rechargeable battery. One Costco customer called the highly rated speaker "The connoisseur's mini-Bluetooth speaker."
Price: $90 | Buy it
This lazy Susan ideal for wine aficionados features a natural wood frame with a solid glass overlay that allows for a display of favorite corks. A heavy-duty waiter's corkscrew is included with the practical display case, which spins 360 degrees.
Price: $43 | Buy it
This Ozeri Moderna Artisan Series set of eight blends versatility with class and elegance. Double walled for shatter resistance, the 12-ounce glasses come with hand-blown dimples for a comfortable, secure grip. That also means preventing heat transfer from hand to glass and vice versa, so they're perfect for hot and cold drinks.
Price: $40 | Buy it
Dazzle guests with hand-crafted Manhattans and martinis with this Bormioli Rocco Ypsilon cocktail set imported from Italy. It includes six standard martini glasses and a shaker. Made of star glass, they have the same level of clarity as fine crystal but are dishwasher safe.