With architects around the world joining in to create their childhood visions, treehouses have been all the rage in hotel trends over the past few years. We’ve seen everything from cute little bungalows popping up in the forests to airplane cockpits dangling in the trees.
From treehouses in the ancient Costa Rican rainforests to treetop getaways surrounded by South African wildlife, we’re taking the climb up to 22+ most amazing treehouses in the world.
The Cinder Cone – Skamania County, Washington
Located just north of Portland in Skamania County, Washington, The Cinder Cone is a collection of fully functional treehouses with a network of bridges and ladders connecting all of them. Just below the treehouses lays a skate park and a wood-fired soaking tub.
Singita Lebombo Lodge – South Africa
An ultra-luxe resort that’s nestled into Kruger National Park, the glass-walled suites at the Singita Lebombo Lodge are built right into the trees and cliff face of the riverbanks below. With sweeping views of South Africa’s gorgeous landscape and an infinity pool to boot, you can’t go wrong hanging around this perch.
Secluded Intown Treehouse – Atlanta, Georgia
Located in a residential neighborhood of Atlanta, this Treehouse is complete with a bedroom, a living room and, in true southern style, a lounging porch. Built into the pine trees, this treehouse is quiet and quaint, a cool escape from the bustle
La Piantata Black Cabin – Tuscany
Set on a beautiful Italian farm in the heart of Tuscany, the Black Cabin at La Piantata overlooks rolling hills of lavender and olive orchards from the perch of a 200-year-old Maritime Pine tree. The gorgeously decorated ultra-luxe cabin even has a giant swimming pool below.
Lion Sands Kingston Treehouse – Africa
Nestled in the white boulders of the Sabi Sand Reserve, this treehouse made of glass and timber sits like a deck perched over the African bush. Sleeping under the stars in this open-air treehouse suite is sure to have you praising the constellations all throughout the night.
Saraii Village – Sri Lanka
A combination of mud chalets and treehouses that vary in size, Saraii Village is nestled in the Yala region of Sri Lanka. These treehouses tower at 25 feet above the ground and can accommodate up to 8 guests in case you’re traveling with a crew. Leopard safaris, pottery classes, aviary afternoons, visits to the local markets, and creatures of the night safaris are just a few things to check off your to-do list at this adventure haven.
Playa Viva – Guerrero, Mexico
Built with a focus on sustainability, the eight suites at this Mexican resort sit on stilts above the white sandy beach below. Running on all solar energy and highlighting the talent of local artisans, Playa Viva is one of the best getaways.
Cabanes des Grands Chênes – Raray, France
Relax and unwind at these luxurious cabins in the trees. Located north of Paris, France, the Cabanes des Grands Chênes are self-sustainable and eco-friendly, which lets you feel one with the natural environment. Snap some insta-worthy pics on the suspension bridge to the floating cocoon and all of your friends will be talking.
Treehouse Lodge – Peru
Located in the rainforests of the Amazon, these 8 treetop bungalows are perched overlooking Northeastern Peru’s rivers and wildlife. With tons of birds, sloths, and monkeys just outside your window, you can bet an overnight stay at the Treehouse Lodge would be a wild experience.
Paperbark Camp – Woollamia, New South Wales, Australia
Popular with the glamping crowd Paperbark Camp, this Australian eco-lodge has treehouses galore. Set in the Australian bush, you’re sure to spot kangaroos hopping down below from your perch in the spotted gum trees.
The Woodsman’s Treehouse – Dorset, England
Built around a majestic oak tree in the forest of Dorset, The Woodsman’s Treehouse is a modern sanctuary with serious design chops. The copper bathtub, wood-burning fireplace, floor-to-ceiling windows, outdoor shower, hot tub, and rope bridge add up to treehouse glory.
Dreamy Tropical Treehouse – Hawaii
This Secluded bamboo treehouse in the hills of Fern Forest is the perfect spot for a relaxing forest bath. Located on the Main Island of Hawaii, it’s just a few miles from Volcanoes National Park.
Lupe Sina Treesort – Samoa
Soak up the peaceful Samoan sunshine at the Lupe Sina Treesort. With panoramic views of Upolu, bird watching and relaxation are the keys to enjoying this treetop paradise.
Hapuku Lodge & Treehouses – Kaikoura, New Zealand
Located on a secluded part of the South Island of New Zealand, Hapuku Lodge & Treehouses offers a contemporary country retreat above the trees. Near the eco-marine town of Kaikoura and at the base of the Kaikoura Seaward Mountain Range, this lodge is your best bet for connecting with nature in New Zealand.
Treehotel – Harads, Norrbottens län, Sweden
At the forefront of the design-forward treehouse movement, this Swedish hotel group is known around the world for its luxury rooms in the trees above the Lule River. The owners of the Treehotel paired up with some of the top architects in Scandinavia to create this collection of design-centric treehouses and they are nothing short of inspiring.
Dominican Treehouse Village – Republic
This collection of 22 treehouses and tree huts sits in the trees overlooking lush Dominican Republic jungles. With easy access to Caribbean beaches and jungle adventures, Dominican Treehouse Village is one of the most-adored island treehouse hotels in the world.
The 7th Room Snohetta – Sweden
A traditional Nordic cabin on stilts, the 7th Room by Snohetta is part of Sweden’s renowned Treehotel. With a north-facing window that spans from floor to ceiling, you might even have a chance of spotting the Aurora Borealis if conditions are right during your stay.
Camp Wandawega – Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Billed as a summer camp for adults, Wandawega has a lake, cottages and a whole lot of historic charm. And of course, there’s a towering treehouse for awesome hangs with your travel pals.
Refuges Perches – Quebec
A visit to the Refuges Perches in Quebec’s Mont-Tremblant is kind of like camping but with the luxury of having a roof overhead with the basics of a traditional treehouse. While there’s no running water or electricity, these perches have a full kitchen and wood-burning stove, sunny terraces and a firepit outside.
Arctic TreeHouse Hotel – Finland
If seeing the Northern Lights is on your bucket list, check out one of these Arctic Treehouse Hotels in Finland. Decorated in true Scandi style, these rooms provide all of the luxury of a fine hotel with gorgeous views of the icy forest just outside your stilted room in the trees
Redwoods Treehouse – Warkworth, New Zealand
This treehouse turned architectural gem is available for private hire for parties, dinners, and gatherings. You and up to 50 of your nearest and dearest can spend the evening above the trees for a once-in-a-lifetime experience together.
Dihan – South of Brittany, France
Though it’s located only four hours from Paris, you’d think Dihan was in another universe entirely. With seven completely different types of treehouses, guests can opt to spend a weekend with family and friends or settle in for a romantic getaway for two.
Costa Verde – Costa Rica
Not your typical treehouse, the cockpit at Costa Verde is actually a former airplane cockpit that’s been linked with teak wood and turned into a chic jungle bungalow. Accessible via suspension bridge through the jungle treetops, this spot is unlike anything else we’ve seen.
Beddegama Ecopark – Sri Lanka
If ever you’ve wanted a safari experience that extends overnight, the rustic Beddegama Ecopark in Southern Sri Lanka could be your jam. Surrounded by jungles full of leopards, elephants, sloths bears, and wild buffalo, the treehouses here blend right in with nature.