The 18 Best Treehouse Hotels in the World

For most people, treehouses brings up precious memories of long-forgotten childhood adventures. No matter how stressful day-to-day life can be. The word and memories brought up by this are almost always worth a small smile.

So why forget that feeling? Why not indulge your inner child when planning your next vacation? Check out our list for these fantastic Treehouse Hotels around the world!

18. Chewton Glen treehouse suites, New Forest – England

Chewton Glen treehouse suites
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Set in the British countryside is the Chewton Glenn Hotel in New Forest. First created in 2012 for a whopping £7 million or 8,528,660,00$US. The grounds are around 130-acre and the suites lined up on stilts. The eco-friendly treehouse suites are a few hundred meters away from the 5-star hotel. They offer complete and total privacy.

Not all the suites are exactly the same. Each one decorated simply and with an elegance that will feel homely yet exquisite. The large decks on the outside leave something to behold with their stunning views. The untouched natural landscape spanning for miles. The Chewton Glenn Hotel treehouse suites are one to consider for that romantic getaway.

17. Finca Bellavista Puntarenas Province – Costa Rica

Finca Bellavista Puntarenas Province
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Found in an off-grid little-explored area of Costa Rica. First opened in 2007. The Crested Beauty, S.A. owns the property. The whole estate spans over 600 acres. There are 12 different accommodation buildings made from the local bamboo and hardwood. The estate is complete with nature trails and ziplines. All meals are homegrown in gardens found in the estate’s natural rainforest soil.

This facility is recommended for the adventurous and outdoors type of adults. As getting to the treehouse itself involves a steady 30-minute hike. Guests can marvel at the beautiful surroundings, fig trees, waterfalls. While hiking over a large hanging bridge as they make their way to their treehouse. Previous guests recall this accommodation as a “true” jungle experience.

16. The Lion Sands Chalkley Treehouse – South Africa

Set in the South African bush. The Lion Sands Chalkley treehouse is an entirely private experience for guests. Surrounded by nothing but breath-taking beautiful landscapes and wild African animal scenery. The treehouse is about 1-2 miles away from the main lodge. Guests are transported to and from the lodge by a designated driver.

It is available year-round and promises a private and enchanting stay. The treehouse itself stands high up on stilts so guests can avoid tricky situations with the wildlife. It’s completely open – meaning no doors and no roof. The luxury treehouse has everything its guests need. So that they can enjoy this adventurous experience out in the wild.

15. Huilo Huilo Nothofagus Hotel & Spa – Chile

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Located in the middle of the Chilean rainforest. The Huilo Huilo Nothofagus Hotel and Spa offers picturesque treehouse accommodation that will leave guests breathless. Described as a “wonderfully quirky treehouse hotel” it has the look of a beehive. All amenities included makes this hotel a luxurious experience. While deep within the lush forest.

The structure is made with the intent to give each guest a full panoramic view of the surrounding landscapes with their open deck balconies. The hotel prides itself on being both luxurious as well as eco-friendly. Full facilities spa, bar, and restaurant access is also included. They are well placed in the jungle to give guests the escape they paid for. It is also 2km away from The Volcano Museum and 65km from the Panguipulli Bus Terminal.

14. Bangkok Tree house – Thailand

Bangkok Tree house
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Website: https://www.bangkoktreehouse.com/
Rating: 4 stars
Price per night: starting estimate around 120$ US (depending on nr of guests/other amenities/chosen suite)

The Bangkok Treehouse experience in Thailand is not for everyone. Although they pride themselves on offering guests a luxurious experience. It is still a little rough around the edges. They make it clear that when visiting, you can expect bugs. A lot of them. They do not mess with the natural habitat of the creatures that live there.

Meaning they do not fumigate the area. They pride themselves on being a green hotel. The Bangkok Treehouse is an escape from the busy mainland activities of Thailand. If guests are okay with making do with a little less, then this is the place for them. Experience the true nature getaway in the jungle when visiting this hotel.

13. Hotel Costa Verde – Costa Rica

Hotel Costa Verde
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Website: https://costaverde.com/
Rating: 4.5 stars
Price per night: starting estimate around 169$ US (depending on nr of guests/other amenities/chosen suite) 80$ US (Updated 2020 prices)

The Hotel Costa Verde is located about 2 hours away by car from San Jose’s International Airport. The closest village – Quepos – is about 3 miles (6km) from the hotel. It is completely surrounded by rainforest vegetation and has 3 outdoor pools.

The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms, WIFI, and private parking. The rooms are fully equipped with everything guests would need. This includes; TV, balconies, full kitchens, private bathrooms, shower, bath, and hairdryers. Along with various activities, guests can schedule with the hotel. There is also a restaurant as well as baggage storage facilities.

12. Andbeyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge – Tanzania

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The Lake Manyara Tree Lodge is inside the Lake Manyara National Park. It is the only lodge within the park and offers complete and total solitude for its guests. The lodge features ten treehouse suites standing on stilts. Each suite has a private wood deck, large windows, and en-suite bathrooms. The common area of the lodge is on a raised platform with a few simple furnishings.

The dining area is below that and features an open plan kitchen and dining area for guests. The lodge offers safaris for guests to enjoy nature and scenery. There are both walking safaris as well as night drives and open-sided vehicle game drives. There is also an attendant close by with gin and tonic for thirsty guests to enjoy.

11. Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle Chiang Rai – Thailand

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The Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle Chiang Rai is located on a hillside of the northernmost edge of Thailand. Surrounded by dense bamboo forests and has a beautiful view of the tableau of Myanmar as well as Laos.

Guests have the opportunity to see rehabilitated elephants. Partake in nature hikes as well as arrange Chiang Rai city tours. The tented treehouse camps are beautiful open floor suites. Furnished with hardwood floors, leather furnishings. Guests will also be ferried around with a vintage jeep on the property.

10. Keemala tree pool houses – Thailand

Keemala tree pool houses
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The Keemala Tree House is a unique and spiritual getaway. For tourist who wishes to get lost in the healing power of nature. Inspired by the We-Ha Clan (The Sky Clan). This hotel built its suites elevated from the ground. They say it is to be better attuned with the universe. Creativity and liberty. Experience this when visiting the whimsical location deep in the heart of Thailand. Each villa has a private pool, two floors, spacious interior.

Furnished with hanging furniture, cocoon beds, and en-suite bathrooms with monsoon showers. Each villa is 169m², including the pool and outdoor meditation area. The Keemala Tree Pool Houses community believes in stripping away the hustle and bustle of daily life. One can achieve incredible relaxation as well as mindful empowerment. They offer holistic and healing therapies to guests inspired by ancient practices. To heal and empower the minds of their guests.

9. Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses Kaikoura – New Zealand

Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses Kaikoura
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  • Website: https://www.hapukulodge.com/
  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Price per night: starting estimate around $552,85 US (depending on nr of guests/other amenities/chosen suite) 

The Hapuku Lodge near Kaikoura is in the middle of South Island in New Zealand. The property is on a deer farm that is about 1,00 acres vast. It is a 10 min drive by car to Kaikoura. On the one side of their treehouses is stunning mountainscapes. On the other stunning seascapes.  Guests will find their treehouse suites built on the branches of the native manuka grove.  Guests are treated to complete solitude.

Their only nearby neighbors are the deer grazing nearby. The treehouses and their furnishings were expertly made from recycled timber. The contemporary-style lodges are stunning with their large windows. They are often referred to as “architectural triumphs.” The Hapuku Lodge & Tree Houses Kaikoura has a tradition of planting one tree for every guest they receive. They take pride in their reputation for being one of the first eco-towns in the area.

8. Watamu Treehouse Watamu – Kenya

Watamu Treehouse Watamu
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  • Website: https://www.treehouse.co.ke/
  • Rating: 3-4 stars
  • Price per night: starting estimate around $86,84 US (depending on nr of guests/other amenities/chosen suite) 

This hotel is described as “Gaudi-esque” with its unique design. It is located about 2 hours’ drive from Mombasa. Guests also have the option of taking a one-hour flight from Nairobi to get there. The hotel itself is built as a circular structure that has a 306-degree view of the Kenyan coastline. The isolated treehouse hotel is hidden quite well.

Visitors will need to be adventurous if they wish to stay there. A sandy track from the beach is the way to the hotel. But you will first need to take a brisk 10-minute walk through the woods to get to it. Once there, guests can look forward to stunning coral reefs and the Mida Creek. Plenty of opportunities for sunset walks, kayaking as well as sunset toasts at the beach bar.

7. San Luis Retreat Hotel & Lodges – Italy

San Luis Retreat Hotel & Lodges
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  • Website: https://www.sanluis-hotel.com/en/
  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Price per night: starting estimate around $319,23 US (depending on nr of guests/other amenities/chosen suite) 

The San Luis Retreat Hotel & Lodges is a treasure for any visitor seeking luxury and solitude. The entire property is covered in private forests and fields. It is around 40 acres with 42 chalet-style treehouses nestled between the trees. It is a 15 minutes drive from Merano. A frozen lake for guests to enjoy skating. Open starry night sky. It is magical in the wintertime as the entire property is covered in a blanket of snow.

The main lodge has a gym, several bars, and restaurants. There is also a beautiful 4-acre fruit and veggie garden. It is one of the best mountain top getaways in Italy. A blend of Alpine-inspired and modern style chalet treehouses. Complete with wrought-iron and industrial light fittings. Charcoal and timber-colored furnishings decorate the rooms. Beautiful fireplaces create a warm and cozy atmosphere. Guests are encouraged to recharge and relax at this retreat. Enjoy the atmosphere and art while being bathed in luxury.

6. The Fish Hotel Worcestershire, Cotswolds – England

The Fish Hotel Worcestershire
Image: Farncombe Estate

The Fish Hotel Worcestershire has something for everyone. A Haven of treehouses, conventional suites, and shepherds huts. The hotel is based on the Farncombe Estate. It is a property of about 400-acres. The hotel got its name from the Fish Hill setting. A legend states that this was the area where monks in the medieval period stored their fish. Although you are very close to Broadway (30 min walk), Chipping Campden (5 miles east), and Moreton-in-Marsh station (20min by car). Guests will feel completely isolated at this location.

Although they offer a wide variety of accommodation styles, their treehouses are the most magical. They are around 50sqm and have large open-plan living areas. Guests will be spoiled with underfloor heating and Nespresso machines in the room. Each treehouse has an en-suite bathroom with a shower, bath. The treehouse is built on the branches of a large oak tree. Their decks wrap straight around it to provide a stunning view of the landscape.

5. Nihi Sumba Sumba – Indonesia

Image: NIHI Sumba
  • Website: https://nihi.com/
  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Price per night: starting estimate around $810 US (depending on nr of guests/other amenities/chosen suite) 

Out of all the available accommodation at the Nihi Sumba Sumba, the Treehouse is a must-see. Nestled in the basalt rocks and hidden paths lead to the secluded Treehouse. It comes with a king-size bed with a large mosquito net. A large pinewood deck.

Air conditioning with a private dining and living area. The en-suite bathroom has a large clawfoot bathtub. The mixture of West African and Asian-inspired decor and furnishings creates a beautiful ambiance of luxury and culture. Designed with romance in mind, guests will never have to leave this room if they don’t want to.

4. Papaya Playa Project Tulum – Mexico

Papaya Playa Project Tulum
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We can all agree that Mexico is one of the best beach getaways there is. Now combine that with a fantastic resort and thrilling treehouse accommodation. Tourists have won the jackpot. The Papaya Playa Project Tulum resort screams tropical paradise. As far as the beautiful horizon stretches on the Mexican sea. The resort takes inspiration from the 13th-century Columbian era. It blends perfectly with the lowkey feeling as well as the modern world luxuries. Guests can relax at their private pools, on the beach, or go diving in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve.

It is home to the second-largest barrier reef in the world and has plenty of limestone caves to explore. The treehouse suite is the newest addition to the resort. It is raised on large wooden stilts and was designed by Emilio Heredia. It has a comfy feeling with the room enough for two. The idea behind this structure is to keep the integrity of the natural trees and plants while offering a magical getaway. The resort prides itself on being eco-friendly. They will not harm the integrity of the property but rather enhance it.

3. O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat Queensland – Australia

O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat Queensland
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  • Website: https://oreillys.com.au/
  • Rating: 4 stars
  • Price per night: starting estimate around $103,96 US (depending on nr of guests/other amenities/chosen suite) 

The O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat is located inside Queensland’s Lamington National Park. Right on the southeast edge of the park. This retreat is not for the faint of heart. It is recommended for adventurous tourists. It is about 46 miles (75km) away from the Golden Coast beaches.

The retreat is kept in the family for over three generations to ensure the traditions are kept alive. Inside the main building, photographs of the family can be seen. They play a beautiful part in the decor of the old-fashion elegance it creates.

2. Treehotel Harads – Sweden

Treehotel Harads
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  • Website: https://www.treehotel.se/en/
  • Rating: 5 stars
  • Price per night: starting estimate around $291,10 US (depending on nr of guests/other amenities/chosen suite) 

A mere 70 minutes from the airport of Luleå deep within the Swedish Lapland is the Treehotel Harads. The creativity in the name and design of their treehouses are enough to have tourists flock from all around the world. A UFO. A Bird’s nest. Mirrored Cube. These are all the clever names of the structures they have built. The newest among the group is Snøhetta. Making a total of 7 unique treehouses.

All houses have small clearings made on the ground so that guests can gawk at the Northern Lights. Each treehouse is designed with a specific style and decor. They are all unique, and all provide a wholly different experience. The only thing that is the same for each is they are all made with the environment in mind and are minimalist. Guests are treated to home-cooked meals by Britta. Spot Reindeers or go ice fishing on the Lule River during winter.

1. Arctic TreeHouse Hotel Rovaniemi, Lapland – Finland

Arctic TreeHouse Hotel Rovaniemi
Image: Arctic TreeHouse Hotel
  • Website: https://arctictreehousehotel.com/
  • Rating:  5 stars
  • Price per night: starting estimate around $242,18 US (depending on nr of guests/other amenities/chosen suite) 

The Arctic TreeHouse Hotel Rovaniemi is built on the Arctic Circle hillside. It is a series of rectangular chalets. All with large windows facing the north. This is to allow guests fantastic views of the Northern Lights for the comfort of their rooms. The treehouse units are all oblong shaped to resemble “nests”.

Each unit is made from shingle-tiled wood and has a large panoramic window. They are built to rest on short stilts that allow their occupants stunning views of the night’s sky when it is clear. These units overlook the shallow valley and ensure the utmost privacy. The designs for these are very unusual. Yet previous guests have said that they love how unique and fun they make the experience.