Airplane Becomes a Hotel Suite in Manuel Antonio

If you happen to be looking for a place to unwind in paradise and you appreciate sustainability and recycling, a quaint new hotel located in beautiful Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica is a must visit. Situated just off the edge of the Manuel Antonio National Park, the Costa Verde Resort presents a one-of-a-kind suite inside a 1965 Boeing 727.

Now completely renovated, this Boeing 727 has been transformed into a luxury hotel suite perched 50 meters into the air. From this spectacular vantage point, guests are able to benefit from a panoramic view of the surrounding jungle and ocean. The suite is comprised of two air-conditioned bedrooms, each featuring its own private bathroom. A kitchenette provides guests with the opportunity to prepare snacks or simple meals while a dining area and sea view terrace provide the chance to dine while enjoying breathtaking views. The suite includes a flat-screen television for those times when guests are not out exploring the local area. When guest do feel up to exploring, Quepos and the surrounding area certainly has much to offer, including spectacular beaches, surfing, and fishing. A private entrance ensures that guests are completely undisturbed in this little slice of paradise.

James Drews

Vice President, Sales. Age 43 Prior to co-founding VESTA GROUP, James moved to Costa Rica in 1996 and began his real estate career here by co-founding Dominical Realty. In 2001, the company obtained a Coldwell Banker independent franchise, and three years later partnered with another Coldwell Banker franchise in Costa Rica to become Vesta Group, the Master-Franchise-holder for the entire country. As a member of the Global Association of Realtors and the U.S.-based National Association of Realtors, the Master Franchise has already grown to ten (10) offices throughout the country, with several more currently in process. James is married to a Costa Rican, and proud father of 3 daughters ages 7,10, and 20. James, is well respected among the local and foreign community, and carries high ethical standards, and a hard working family man that seeks to provide his customers with the best level of service possible. James goes out of his way to seek out new frontiers that are ahead of the wave, and specializes in rural and remote farmland, developing land and collecting legacy type of properties. Surfing big waves, fishing, hiking, and travel are favorite pastimes. Daily goal is a new discovery. Approaching 20 years of living in Costa Rica, James knows his territory well, and has much love for his new country and it's people, and will guide you well, and share his resources and local knowle​d​ge with you to make your new venture successful.​ ​