Who doesn’t love a treehouse? While many of us have fond memories of climbing up trees as kids, there is a way we can live out all our childhood fantasies as adults by staying at any of these whimsical treehouse hotels.
Nothofagus Treehouse Hotels and Spa, Neltume Chilie
Home to 55 rooms, this seven-story mushroom-shaped building contains epic views of the Patagonian Andes, two restaurants and a massive spa. Each room contains floor-to-ceiling windows that make the indoors feel like the outdoors and allow you to connect with the great outdoors all while enjoying a life of luxury.
Chateaux dans les Arbres, Nojals-et-Clotte France
Built on stilts among chestnut and oak trees, these three elevated castle houses in southwestern France’s picturesque Dordogne include a terraced hot tub and ground-level infinity pool. These private cabins on stilts will truly make you feel like you’re away from it all!
Free Spirit Spheres, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
These three sleeping spheres located 10-15 ft. above the forest floor are “suspended like pendants from a web of rope.” If you’d like to stay in one of these hanging wooden spheres, you better not get motion sickness. Prepare to be rocked to bed every night as your pod dangles in an old-growth forest.
TreeHouse Point, Issaqueah, Washington, USA
This six-room airborne B&B located just 30 minutes outside of Seattle is located in a beautiful forest along the Raging River. Each of the six unique treehouses only lie a few feet off the ground and are easily accessible via wooden stairs.
Sanya Nanshan Treehouse Resort and Beach Club, Hainan Island, China
Built into ancient Tamarind Trees near a Buddhist ecological park, these four treehouses offer guests beach access and stunning views of the South China Sea. It’s a great spot for groups as each of these treehouse hotels can comfortably sleep 20 guests throughout their three levels.
Tsala Treetop Lodge, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Overlooking the Tsitsikamma Forest, this tree-top lodge contains 10 secluded suites, each containing floor-to-ceiling windows, a log fireplace, private deck and an infinity-edge pool. Better yet is the location: only 10km from the beaches, bars and boutiques in the beautiful seaside town of Plettenberg Bay along South Africa’s famous Garden Route, this most chique of treehouse hotels has something for everyone.
Chewton Glen, Hampshire, United Kingdom
These six private treehouses are located 35 feet high on the Chewton Glen grounds near New Forest National Park. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer panoramic canopy views, as well as wraparound outdoor terrace, complete with a hot tub and day beds. Plus, you won’t have to worry about getting up for breakfast as a delicious chef-prepared hamper will be delivered to your treehouse hotel every morning.
Tongabezi, Livingstone, Zambia
Built among the branches of a riverine Ebony tree, this treehouse overlooks the stunning Zambezi River which feeds into Victoria Falls. It’s not just the view that’s gorgeous. Between the king-size canopied bed, claw-footed bath, Anatolian carpets and Asian chests, you’ll find yourself in wanderlust just from the décor alone.
Tranquil Resort, Wayanad, Kerala, India
Located on a private 400-acre working coffee and vanilla plantation in Kerala rainforest, this isolated resort is the perfect place to get away. This resort’s two private treehouse suites located 45 feet from the ground each have a full bath and veranda and also feature the trunk of a flowering Royal Poinciana growing through the bedroom.
Treehotel, Harads, Sweden
This treehouse hotel is more of a showcase of Sweden’s best architects than a traditional hotel. Treehotel’s six unique private treehouses located 20ft off the forest floor are designed to resemble UFOs, bird nests, mirrored cubes, as well as other eclectic shapes. Take advantage of the resort’s activities such as its tree sauna, mountain biking, sea kayaking, dog sledding and even zip lining.