QCOSTARICA TRAVEL – The Costa Rica hotel, Costa Verde, stands out in the CNN list of “12 hotels you won’t believe actually exist”.
Tammy Kawn of CNN says the list is from TripAdvisor’s list of quirky places to stay redefines the phrase “unique sleeping experience”.
The Costa Verde, Manuel Antonio, Quepos and locally known as the “hotel avion” (airplane hotel), is unique in that its luxurious rooms are inside a modified Boeign 727.
The hotel bought the retired aircraft which in its prior life shuttled globetrotters on South Africa Air and Avianca Airlines (Colombia), and transported it from San Jose international airport the Pacific coast. It’s been refurbished and transformed into a luxurious hotel suite that sits on a 50-foot pedestal. Guests can enjoy top ocean and jungle views.
For the story of how they got the airplane to Quepos from San Jose, click here.
The photo gallery, documented by Tripadvisor, shows hotels located in various latitudes.