If you are looking for a unique hotel opportunity now is your chance to go out on a limb and trying something bold and daring. Branch out to explore an ancient concept in modern luxury. Forget chain motels and nearby airport hotels, its time you nestle and sleep high in the sky. Don’t worry, you won’t be eating bird seed for dinner, but yet a delightful, healthy meal that will keep the experience fresh and energetic.
Treehotel | Sweden
Get in touch with Scandinavian nature in your one-of-a-kind treehouse. Go galactic in the UFO treehouse or get chirpy in the Bird’s Nest room. If modern is your name, then the Mirrorcube is your game as you float high in the sky reflecting with nature. Enjoy sustainable meals at the Britta’s Restaurant, which is stocked with wild game and fresh produce.
Tree House Lodge | Limon, Costa Rica
This sustainable resort features a fusion of nature meets Latin American flair. All houses are made from fallen trees, with some featuring exposed branches and roots throughout the room. Get an under-the-sea feel as you soak in the hot tub or head to the studio for yoga. Guests can site-see and surf within the surrounding areas.
Tsala Treetop Lodge | South Africa
Overlook the treetops of the indigenous Tsitsikamma Forest in these luxurious treehouses. Swim or dine high in the sky as you gaze into the deep forest. The treehouse resort contains fireplaces, infinite-edge pool and floor to ceiling windows to get a bird’s eye view of the region. The surrounding area features a variety of wildlife experiences including whale watching, swimming with seals and elephant interactions.
Chewton Glen | Hampshire, UK
Six private treehouses are set amidst the 130-acre grounds. Located near the New Forest National Park, the “wall windows” feature panoramic, canopy views of the region. Relax in the terrace, hot tub or the day spa. Eat in style at the Vetiver Restaurant, which is a “Three Star Sustainability Champion” through the Sustainable Restaurant Association.
Tranquil Resort | Kerala, India
Explore India, in a tree. The 400-acre campus is situated on a coffee and spice plantation and features two luxury treehouses. The Asian-influenced design is stocked with modern features such as Wi-Fi, satellite television, DVD player and mini-fridge. A canopy, hung from a tree branch, covers the bed elegantly as you sleep 35 feet in the air. Take a dip in the pool, enjoy Ayurvedic spa treatments or take a tranquil walk past various coffee and spice plants. This is a true nature-lover’s experience.
Ariau Amazon Towers | Manaus, Brazil
This is one of the largest commercial treehouse hotels in the world. Located 35 miles from Manaus, the “Tarzan House” is built at canopy level featuring a private balcony, Jacuzzi and plunge pool. Near 10 miles of stairs and wooden catwalks sprawl amongst the campus. For an amazing jungle view visit one of the two 150-foot high observation towers.
Elizabeth is a fitness professional, workshop presenter and freelance writer. She is an active traveler who treks the globe looking for interesting stories to write and places to photograph. Her most significant travel achievements include living and volunteering in Australia twice and studied yoga in India.