Pimp My Jet? First Class Sleeping in Costa Rica’s 727 Jet Home

Costa Rica Travel
by Tom Gates Oct 27, 2009
$500 a night buys you a grounded night’s sleep in Costa Rica’s 727 Fusealage Home.

LAUNCHED THIS YEAR, the 727 Fusealage home in Costa Verde II is a real shocker. Salvaged from a San Jose airplane graveyard, this 1965 Boeing 727 airframe has been converted into a two-bedroom vacation property.

The accommodation was inspired by a Forbes Magazine article about a company offering hurricane-proof living via surplus Boeing 727 airframes. Perched on a 50 foot pedestal, the plane looks like it’s just about to go wheels up.

The inside has been completely gutted and now contains two air-conditioned bedrooms, a kitchenette, a spiral staircase and hand-carved teak furniture from Indonesia. The whole shabang is located on the edge of a national forest, which can be seen from a terrace built around the plane’s entrance.

Check their on site for more details and more neato pics.

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