Spend the night in a real helicopter at the Winvian Resort


Tired of staying in the same crappy hotel rooms? Is your idea of a romantic getaway more than just a heart shaped bath tub? We have just the...

Tired of staying in the same crappy hotel rooms? Is your idea of a romantic getaway more than just a heart shaped bath tub? We have just the cottage for you: the Helicopter Cottage at theĀ Winvian. Inside this hangar-like cottage is a real 1968 Sikorsky Sea King Pelican HH3F. Put on your flight suit and role play Coast Guard crew all night long.

With a spa and restaurant on site, the Winvian offers a smorgasbord of packages from just a quick stay to an entire resort experience. The Helicopter Cottage will run you at least $950 a night, but then again, where else can you legally have a romantic getaway in a 17,000 pound helicopter?

Here are some of the details provided by the folks at Winvian:

A 1968 fully restored Sikorsky HH37 Sea King Pelican helicopter dominates this cottage with an open floor plan which replicates an aviation hangar. The helicopter's interior features the original pilot and co-pilot seats, switches, levers, gauges, and a custom sofa in the fuselage/ bar area. The rotor blades are embedded into the ceiling. The king sized bed is set to the side of the cottage facing the helicopter. To the left is the oversized Jacuzzi tub and steam shower with glass surrounding. One set of cottage slider doors opens out into the meadow gardens and the other slider door opens out onto a screened porch. A wood burning barrel fireplace serves as the centerpiece of the adjacent sitting area. This cottage is nestled in the farmyard with orchard and garden views. Also featured in the cottage are BOSE surround sound, Nespresso coffee machine, Harney & Sons Fine Teas , Mini Bar, Ice machine, Free Wi-Fi, DVD player and flat screen TV. Sqft: 1100 Max Occupancy: 2

Beats the hell out of the last place you stayed for your anniversary...

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