Tired of the typical hotel accommodations? You may want to opt for a stay in a treehouse. Not quite your childhood treehouse, these amazing properties put you close to nature and offer incredible privacy in breathtaking settings. These properties offer a unique place to lay your head high above the world. Read on to discover the top treehouse hotels around the globe.
1. Sunset At The Palms: Negril, Jamaica
Though you might be in a treehouse at this adults-only, all-inclusive resort in Jamaica, you’ll be wrapped in luxury in its accommodations. Each treehouse features tall ceilings, dark wood floors, a satellite television, free Wi-Fi access, a modern bathroom and a private porch with a daybed. The property is also home to the Ginger Lily Spa and six eateries and bars.
2. Lions Sands Game Reserve: Kruger National Park, South Africa
These open-air treehouses put you right in the heart of the bush in South Africa. Ideal for those looking to go off the grid while on safari in Kruger National Park, Lion Sands’ treehouses do not have electricity. Your only connection to the outside world will be via radio contact with the on-site field guide. Available amenities include canopy beds, toilets and small dining tables, which all sit on large decks.
3. Sanctuary Baines’ Camp: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Featuring a treehouse-influenced design without being in a tree, Sanctuary Baines’ Camp’s accommodations sit atop raised platforms next to the Moremi Game Reserve and the Boro River. Visitors can also eat brunch with elephants, enjoy game drives and walking safaris, and experience high tea. The resort even has its own private airstrip for accessing the camp.
4. Winvian Farm: Morris, Connecticut
This 113-acre luxury resort in the Litchfield Hills area of Connecticut is home to a two-story treehouse with many modern amenities, including two gas fireplaces, a king-sized bed, a steam shower, a Jacuzzi and a full bar. The first floor features the bedroom and bathroom, while the second floor comprises the living area.
5. Playa Viva: Juluchuca, Mexico
Situated 6 feet above the ground, the treehouse features a king-sized bed, a lounge area with a hammock built into the floor, and a private bathroom just down the stairs. Additional amenities available at this 200-acre resort include a mile-long private beach, an Aztec archaeological site and a turtle sanctuary.
6. Historic Banning Mills: Banning, Georgia
A romantic escape about 45 miles southwest of Atlanta, the Historic Banning Mills bed-and-breakfast offers multiple treetop retreats with jetted tubs, gas fireplaces and covered decks overlooking a gorge. Each treehouse, which can only be accessed by a skybridge, also boasts a microwave, a minifridge and a Keurig coffee maker.
7. Treehouse Utopia: Utopia, Texas
Treehouse Utopia comprises four treehouses set to open in Texas Hill Country in summer 2018. Every treehouse will have a sitting room, a bedroom, a full bathroom and spacious decks, as well as French-inspired decor that pays homage to the owner and chefs training at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. The Chapelle, named for French countryside chapels, aims to give guests a spiritual feeling, while the Chateau will be the largest – at two stories – and most luxurious.