Most decommissioned Boeing 727 planes get torn apart and then sent to the junkyard, but not this one. This 1965 Boeing 727 was salvaged from its San Jose airport-resting place and turned into a luxury hotel, named Hotel Costa Verde, complete with two luxurious air-conditioned suites, an ocean view terrace and surrounding gardens. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
The Boeing was originally bought by Joanne Ussary for $2,000.00. It cost her $4,000.00 to move the plane and $24,000.00 to renovate it, but now a one night stay alone costs between £200 and £250.
If you want to feel adrift from the rest of the world and enjoy the exotic Costa Rica in style, check out this unique accommodation option.