11 Jaw-Dropping Treehouse Getaways

Make like a bird in these treetop hideaways.

Tired of the same old hotel room? Turn your hotel experience up a notch with a stay in a treehouse. Treehouse hotels are a far cry from your childhood clapboard clubhouse. Many feature air-conditioning, king-sized beds and luxe amenities, and can be booked by individuals, or through bespoke tour operators, like Jacada Travel. Find inspiration in a jungle canopy with our list of 11 incredible getaways.

Tarangire Treetops
Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire Treetops Lodge

Tarangire Treetops Lodge

Stay in an actual treehouse in Tarangire Treetops Lodge in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania.

Photo by: Courtesy Tarangire Treetops

Courtesy Tarangire Treetops

Located in a private game reserve on the fringe of Tarangire National Park, this safari lodge is designed to blend seamlessly with the surrounding African bush. The Main Lodge building encases a 700-year-old baobab tree, and accommodations include 20 spacious treehouses. Each treehouse boasts decks that are ideal for birdwatching or savoring sundowns while gazing across Tarangire.

Pacuare Jungle Lodge
Pacuare Reserve, Costa Rica

Pacuare Jungle Lodge

Pacuare Jungle Lodge

Play at being a bird, living in the treetops at Pacuare Jungle Lodge, part of the Pacuare Reserve in Costa Rica.

Photo by: Courtesy of Jacada Travel

Courtesy of Jacada Travel

Nestled in a rainforest overlooking the Pacuare River, Pacuare Jungle Lodge features treetop luxury cabins, some with private infinity pools. The treetop cabins offer dramatic views over the surrounding wilderness. Guest can zipline in or rappel down to a platform known as "The Nest" for an unforgettable breakfast or dinner tucked in the jungle canopy.

Singita Sweni Lodge
Kruger National Park, South Africa

Singita Sweni Lodge

Singita Sweni Lodge

The incredible luxury accommodations of Singita Sweni Lodge are located in Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Photo by: Courtesy Singita Sweni Lodge

Courtesy Singita Sweni Lodge

Based inside a 33,000 acre, private concession in South Africa's Kruger National Park, Singita Sweni Lodge sits at the edge of the Sweni River and is surrounded by lush forest. The lodge's exterior decks seem to hover in the tree branches, while inside guests enjoy muted colors and textures that echo the landscape.

Iris Inn
Waynesboro, VA

Iris Inn, Waynesboro, VA

Iris Inn, Waynesboro, VA

This picturesque bed and breakfast overlooks the Shenandoah Valley.

Photo by: Courtesy of Iris Inn

Courtesy of Iris Inn

This upscale bed and breakfast treats guests to a stay in spectacular glass-enclosed treehouse cabins. Each room is secluded and self-contained, and features a wealth of amenities including full-sized kitchens, washers/dryers, 2-person rain-head showers, heated tile floors in the bathrooms, screened-in porches with private hot tubs, king-sized beds, gas fireplaces, 2-person recliners and complimentary Wi-Fi.

Playa Viva
Juluchuca, Mexico

Playa Viva, Mexico

Playa Viva, Mexico

This eco-conscious resort features accommodations that feel like tree houses.

Photo by: Courtesy Playa Viva

Courtesy Playa Viva

At Playa Viva, guests experience the rugged, unspoiled beauty of Mexico in a luxe, environmentally-conscious resort. The property recently opened its first treehouse, tucked into palm trees and raised 6 feet above the ground. The room is outfitted with a king-sized, private bathroom, ocean view and small lounge area with in-floor hammock.

Historic Banning Mills Treehouses

Historic Banning Mills Treehouses

Stay in a treehouse and go ziplining at this adventure resort.

Photo by: Courtesy Historic Banning Mills Treehouse Village

Courtesy Historic Banning Mills Treehouse Village

Not only will guests of Banning Mills get to zoom around on an enormous zipline course during an eco-canopy adventure tour, they'll also stay in a unique treehouse village. Located in the treetops, some 70 feet above a gorge and accessible only by rope and wood sky bridges, the 7 treehouse rooms include a microwave, small refrigerator and a jetted tub-for-two, as well as a Keurig coffee machine.

Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

This eco-friendly lodge lets guests get an up close look at the rainforests of Peru.

Photo by: Courtesy Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

Courtesy Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

An eco-luxury lodge built along Peru's Madre de Dios River, Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica features 35 wooden cabanas, as well as the prized Inkaterra Canopy Tree House room. Built on a private platform 73 feet above the lush jungle floor, the treehouse allows guests to observe a range of wild animal species that are not usually visible from the ground, and listen to the amazing jungle sounds while enjoying a complimentary drink.

Glacier Under Canvas, Coram, MT

Glacier Under Canvas, Coram, MT

Camping gets luxurious at this "resort" in Glacier National Park.

Photo by: Courtesy Glacier Under Canvas

Courtesy Glacier Under Canvas

Near the entrance to Glacier National Park, pampered adventurers will find Glacier Under Canvas, a luxury "glamping" resort. Guests can choose from several types of tents, including the treehouse tent. You'll enjoy comforts like a king-sized bed, private bathroom with flush toilet, ceramic sink and shower with hot water.

Permai Rainforest Resort
Borneo, Malaysia

Permai Rainforest Resort, Borneo, Malaysia

Permai Rainforest Resort, Borneo, Malaysia

This beautiful resort in Malaysia offers eco-friendly amenities and a gorgeous rainforest setting.

Photo by: Courtesy Permai Rainforest Resort

Courtesy Permai Rainforest Resort

Permai Rainforest Resort offers 10 treehouses set in the canopy of the Malaysian rainforest and located just steps from the sea. The treehouses rest upon stilts in the forest canopy, 20 feet above ground. The air-conditioned units sleep 2 people and have ensuite bathrooms, as well as a free minibar with canned soft drinks.

Sunset at the Palms
Negril, Jamaica

Sunset at the Palms Resort, Jamaica

Sunset at the Palms Resort, Jamaica

The adult-only, all-inclusive resort Sunset at the Palms is located in Negril, Jamaica.

Photo by: Courtesy Sunset at the Palms

Courtesy Sunset at the Palms

Noted for their distinctive design, Sunset at the Palms' deluxe treehouse guestrooms offer spacious quarters with king-sized platform beds, air conditioning, satellite television, ceiling fans, safes, hair dryers and direct-dial telephones.

Komodo Restaurant Bird Nests, Miami

Komodo Restaurant Bird Nests, Miami

At Komodo, a luxe restaurant in Miami, guest can sit in "nests" among the rafters.

Photo by: Courtesy Komodo Restaurant

Courtesy Komodo Restaurant

Though it's not a hotel, the Komodo nests are so funky they deserve a special mention. Unexpectedly located amidst the glossy high rises of downtown Miami, Komodo Restaurant offers diners a chance to make like a bird, and sit inside floating bird nests. Inspired by treehouse design, each nest can be used for individual dinners or private parties. The sprawling 300-seat, 3-story restaurant restaurant and lounge dishes up Asian-inspired fare, including favorites like the grilled 13-veggie salad, a tuna porterhouse and wasabi shrimp.

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