This holiday season, give back by going away! Charitybuzz is hosting its second annual "Gifts That Give Twice Holiday Auction", featuring hundreds of once-in-a-lifetime getaways from magnificent tropical trips to exotic cultural odysseys. With 100 percent of net proceeds benefitting more than 50 nonprofit organizations, these luxury packages benefit those in need and those in need of a vacation. It's a win-win!
A Luxurious Week in a Private Villa in St. Barts
Escape to the exclusive Point Milou area on the quiet island of St. Barts, and stay in your own luxurious villa. Swim in an infinity pool featuring gorgeous sunsets, and enjoy fishing, swimming, shopping, and relaxing. The deluxe compound has four bedrooms in two villas, and will accommodate up to eight people. Proceeds benefit the Museum of the City of New York. Bid on this trip HERE.
Seven-Night Yacht Cruise in the Galapagos Islands
Sail away on an adventurous seven-night cruise for two in the Galapagos Islands aboard a first class 20-passenger motor yacht operated by Ecoventura. Hike ancient lava fields, watch the courtship dance of the blue-footed boobies, explore beaches, snorkel, scuba dive, and kayak. You'll encounter a range of ocean life including sea lions, dolphins, whales, and tame sharks in the marine reserve surrounding these extraordinary islands. Proceeds benefit the Center for Responsible Travel. Bid on this trip HERE.
Stay at Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Mexico's Riviera Maya Coast
Escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with a three-night stay in a Spa Pool Villa at Banyan Tree Mayakoba. A harmonious blend of nature and luxury, Banyan Tree Mayakoba takes the Caribbean lifestyle to new heights on Mexico's famous Riviera Maya coast. Proceeds benefit New York Stage and Film. Bid on this trip HERE.
Go on an Exotic Adventure to Nepal
Experience the best Nepal has to offer with three nights in the Himalayas and two nights in the jungle. Explore the rich local culture of typical hill villages with expert local guides and explore the jungle with expert local naturalists and nature guides on foot, by jeep, on boat, and by elephant. Proceeds benefit the Center for Responsible Travel. Bid on this trip HERE.
Explore Beautiful Paris and Dine with One of the Most Powerful Women in Business
Spend five nights at Le Royal Monceau, just minutes from the Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Elysees. During your exploration of Paris you'll dine in a typical French restaurant with Françoise Gri, President of Manpower France named by Fortune Magazine as one of the most powerful women in business. This trip includes round-trip airfare from American Airlines. Proceeds benefit Junior Achievement of Wisconsin. Bid on this trip HERE.
Live Like James Bond with a Seven Day Stay at GoldenEye
You'll spend six nights in a luxurious lagoon waterfront, one bedroom beach cottage at GoldenEye, Jamaica's hottest new resort. Throughout your stay, enjoy four 90-minute spa treatments, a luxurious picnic and a private dinner for two prepared right in your cottage with personalized Butler service. Proceeds benefit the Center for Responsible Travel. Bid on this trip HERE.
Stay at a Luxurious Two-Bedroom Condo in St. Thomas
Spend a week at the Ritz Carlton Club in St. Thomas in a luxurious 14,000 sq ft two bedroom condo. Proceeds benefit Glassbooth.org. Bid on this trip HERE.
Retreat to the Romantic Las Alamandas Resort in Mexico
This secluded haven is located midway between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo, along the famed "Costalegre" coast of the state of Jalisco. During your four-day stay, you will have access to all of the amenities the hotel has to offer - pool, gym, a rooftop lounge, horseback riding, scuba diving, snorkeling, tennis, scenic boat rides, and much more. Proceeds benefit New York Stage and Film. Bid on this trip HERE.
Spend Three Magical Nights in Santorini, Greece
Stay at a posh Premiere Suite at the Andronis Luxury Suites hotel located in Oia. Reflecting traditional Aegean architecture and overlooking the island's volcanic crater, the Andronis Luxury Suites represents the most luxurious, dreamy escape in a Mediterranean setting beyond compare. Proceeds benefit New York Stage and Film. Bid on this trip HERE.
Stand in Awe at the Ancient Temples of Angkor Wat
Two guests will enjoy four days and three nights in a deluxe suite in the 5-star Hotel de la Paix, one of the most stylish hotels in Siem Reap. Take time from site seeing and exploring the largest man-made religious structures in the world to enjoy two hour-long massages at Spa Indochine. Proceeds benefit the Davana Foundation. Bid on this trip HERE.
Spend Two Nights at the Luxurious Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
This amazing stay includes unlimited yoga & pilates courses, access to The Thermal Experiences at The Spa at Manadarin Oriental, and unlimited access to the fitness and wellness centers. Proceeds benefit Variety's Power of Youth. Bid on this trip HERE.
Indulge in a Night of Romance in New York
Spend a night for two at The Plaza Hotel in a luxurious Plaza Room and be treated to breakfast at The Palm Court. This package is complete with a bottle of Dom Perignon and a sampling of incredible triple chocolate brownies from the chefs at World Wide Event. You'll also enjoy dinner for two at Casa Lever. Proceeds benefit the Museum of the City of New York. Bid on this trip HERE.
Attend a Papal Mass and Tour the Vatican in Rome, Italy
To be able to meet the Pope is a once in a lifetime opportunity, as well as a huge honor. Proceeds benefit the Love Hope Strength Foundation. Bid on this trip HERE.