Forget the ordinary terrace view and go out on a limb instead. Discover a stay at one of the world’s fantastic treehouse hotels…
Where to find a floating infinity pool: Keemala, Thailand
Fancy taking a dip on the edge of a cliff in your very own 30 metre square infinity pool? You can do just that at these gorgeous Bird’s Nest treehouses on stilts, located just 40 minutes from Phuket.
Keemala is an enchanting evergreen wonderland, and these unique villas feature giant monsoon showers and freestanding bathtubs that offer amazing views over the rainforest.
Even better, beach luxury, spa treatments, sunset cocktails and champagne picnics are also all on the menu at Keemala.
Make it happen: Rooms from £330 per room per night. Click here to book.
Where to find style in the sky: Tree Hotel, Sweden
Instead of simply opening a hotel door, imagine climbing up to it! The Tree Hotel has upped the style stakes with its quirky, custom designed eco-treehouses. Imagine sleeping amongst the tall pine trees in a Mirror Cube, a Bird’s Nest or a UFO!
These treehouses come complete with their own private giant hammock, so you can stargaze and seek out the Northern Lights. Guests can relax in the tree sauna, enjoy some authentic homemade Swedish food or zip line over Swedish Lapland and the Lule River for some utterly spectacular views.
Make it happen: Rooms from £428 per room per night. Click here to book.
Where to swing from the tree and over the sea: Azulik Adults Eco-Resort & Maya Spa, Mexico
Bring out your inner child and swing above the turquoise sea of Tulum, all from the privacy of your own villa at this luxurious beach hideaway. Azulik is a celeb spotting hotspot but the biggest draw is its stunning villas.
These wooden-crafted abodes feature spectacular water views, outdoor mosaic bathtubs and a deck with a swing and hanging Balinese bed. Guests can enjoy fine dining and entertainment with a 12-course tasting menu at the Kin Toh restaurant that’s built 12 metres above the Mayan jungle, all while watching artistic performances.
Make it happen: Rooms from £201 per room per night. Click here to book.
Best for the luxury life: Four Seasons Resort, Costa Rica
This hillside oasis overlooks the golden beaches of the Peninsula Papagayo. This truly luxurious resort sits 320 feet above sea level and while not technically a treehouse, its beautiful suites sits nestled among the breathtaking jungle canopy.
Within the five star suites, guests can indulge in their own private plunge pool while sipping on cocktails and soaking up the sun. No two days will be the same here. The hotel even runs a volunteering program. giving travelers an opportunity to support local schools or help conserve the environment.
Make it happen: Rooms from £376 per room per night, click here to book.
Best for a mystical hideaway: Tsala Treetop Lodge, South Africa
High in the treetops, this hotel hideaway is set in the wilds of South Africa, in the heart of the Garden Route. With breathtaking views and a mystical charm, the treetop suites are pure gold when it comes to lavish stays. They even come complete with their own private spa bathrooms, fireplaces and even infinity pools.
The hotel also offers a unique dining experience from a special dining deck suspended above the forest floor, where you can enjoy a sumptuous breakfast or a lazy lunch.
Make it happen: Rooms from £376 per room per night. Click here to book.
Best for the island high life: Japamala Resort, Tioman Island, Malaysia
If you’re in need of a back-to-nature experience, then this is definitely the place to go. Tucked away on the lower terrain of the forest on Tioman Island, this hotel is only accessible by boat. Connecting walkways piece together these stunning tree houses, which offer incredible views of the South China Sea.
Fashionably rustic, Japamala is designed for guests who love to live amongst nature but still live in luxury. Enjoy a soak in a hot tub in the trees, dine in a restaurant on stilts that sits 100 meters out to sea or take a jungle trek to the nearest village.
Make it happen: Rooms from £134 per room per night. Click here to book.
Best for barefoot luxury and yoga: Aqua Wellness Resort, Nicaragua
In the lush tropical setting on Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast, you’ll find yourself waking to the sound of crashing waves and tropical birds. The tree house villas here feature plunge pools, outdoor Balinese showers and a private deck, perfect for watching the sun sink into the Pacific every night.
The resort has a beachside restaurant, where large woven lanterns make the night glow, and yoga lessons that take place on a deck high above the forest floor, offering magnificent views of the jungle.
Make it happen: Rooms from £149 per room per night. Click here to book.
Best for tranquillity: Silky Oaks Lodge Mossman, Australia
Imagine a rejuvenating spa experience in one of the world’s most ancient rainforests. Located along the Mossman River, Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef, there’s rainforest walks, crystal waterholes and a billabong beach, all at your disposal at this hotel.
The luxury treehouses have large verandas and hammocks, perfect for unwinding in the heart of the rainforest canopy. Guest can also enjoy dinner in their open-sided treehouse restaurant.
Make it happen: Rooms from £240 per room per night. Click here to book.
Best for an Arkansas adventure: Eureka Springs Treehouses, USA
If you’re looking for a secluded romantic getaway, this is the place to be. This resort is a hidden gem with quirky features and fun at every turn. The treehouses are held on cedar logs, surrounded by beautiful greenery and destination themed, so guests can stay in Venice, New York, Santa Fe and Paris.
If treetop life isn’t for you then fear not as Eureka Springs also offers stays in fairytale castles, with hidden passages and Jacuzzi towers, and guests can even check in to enchanting hobbit caves that are like magical cocoons.
Make it happen: Rooms from £110 per room per night. Click here to book