transparent sleeping capsules suspended above peru's sacred valley
 
transparent sleeping capsules suspended above peru's sacred valley
jul 09, 2015

transparent sleeping capsules suspended above peru's sacred valley

transparent sleeping capsules suspended above peru’s sacred valley
all images courtesy of natura vive

 

 

 

hanging from a sheer cliff face in peru’s sacred valley of cuzco, three transparent capsules have been installed, providing accommodation for particularly intrepid guests. to reach the sleeping pods, lodgers must first climb 400 feet (122 meters), or hike an challenging trail using ziplines before enjoying the impressive views of the mystical valley.‬ ‪

skylodge adventure suites natura vive glass pods peru designboom
three transparent capsules have been installed on the cliff face

 

 

 

clinging to the rock face, the natura vive skylodge is composed of three capsules measuring 24 feet in length and 8 feet in height and width. each unit is handcrafted from aerospace aluminum and weather resistant polycarbonate, and comes complete with four beds, a dinning area and a private bathroom — separated from the bedroom by an insulated wall.

skylodge adventure suites natura vive glass pods peru designboom
the capsules measure 24 feet in length, and 8 feet in height and width

 

 

 

the suites feature six windows and four ventilation ducts that ensure a comfortable internal atmosphere. an alternative lighting system consists of four interior lamps and a reading light, all powered by solar panels.‬ ‪

skylodge adventure suites natura vive glass pods peru designboom
each unit is handcrafted from aerospace aluminum and weather resistant polycarbonate

 

 


a tour of the skylodge adventure suites
video courtesy of natura vive‬ ‪

skylodge adventure suites natura vive glass pods peru designboom
a toilet with a view across the peruvian landscape

skylodge adventure suites natura vive glass pods peru designboom
the suites feature six windows and four ventilation ducts to ensure a comfortable internal atmosphere

skylodge adventure suites natura vive glass pods peru designboom
the three units shown in their remote location

  • How is it possible to Buy One capsule and where
    Saluti comina

    guido comina
  • For all the tree huggers out there complaining about this being invasive, I merely ask if you; Own a mobile phone? Own, or have ever driven in, a gas powered vehicle? Have even one piece of clothing harvested from any plant or animal material? And those are just the day to day “necessities”. What about the plane you board that takes you to your holiday destination where you go “hiking without leaving a trace”? What about the Curios shop which you visit, where you feel urged to exploit the culture, religion, nature, etc. ?

    Who are you to decide what is acceptable and what is not?

    WAKE UP! The more less intrusive means we have of experiencing these things the less more intrusive cases we will have of people taking it overboard.

    Andre
  • I can see it as a nice fantasy to conceive such capsules to live in but to see pictures of its realization makes me sad!
    And not so brilliant as a commentator above expresses…! It is already a privilege to be able to walk in such a sacred place on earth.

    Bernadette Couturier
  • can i bring the kids ? the wires above the capsule look fun to play on

    Edward
  • i agree, it’s to invasive. certainly beautiful, but invasive

    noya
  • Lee Free – I general don’t go around saying “You sound like a Grade A pure Idiot” to anyone.
    So, I guess I won’t address you that way either.

    Dan
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