From the depths of the Amazon rainforest to the winter wonderland of Lapland, we've handpicked our favourite tree house holidays across the world for the ultimate luxury getaway...
Situated in an idyllic forest just outside of Seattle, Treehouse Point is the perfect place to spend a weekend retreat away from technology and busy city life. There’s six tree houses to choose from, all with cosy, rustic interiors hidden within the leafy green surroundings.
For an unconventional break from reality, head to Sweden's Treehotel for a futuristic experience in the trees. We love the chicness of the Mirrored Cube and the Birds Nest tree house, where the exterior is a giant structure of branches woven together. Don’t be deceived by the outside, though, all seven of the tree houses on offer feature clean, typically Nordic minimal interiors to leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed by the time you leave.
Explore a tree house kingdom in Chile, at the Nothofagus Hotel within the Huilo Huilo Biological Reserve. It's spherically built so no matter where your room is, you'll be able to enjoy the lush views of the forest from your bedroom window.
The Chalkley Treehouse is a lavish tree house under the stars, sitting pretty above the South African Plains. It would be dreamy for a honeymooning couple; you can enjoy romantic dinners of tapas overlooking the animals roaming beneath the tree house in the summer months.
Holiday like royalty in the Monzbazillac Treehouse at Chateaux dans les Arbres in Dordogne, where this castle-esque tree house has turrets towering over the oak trees, providing spectacular views of the French countryside. There’s a chef on hand and a hot tub on every terrace.
In Bangkok, you can find these eco-friendly nests on the bank of the Cho Praya River, constructed out of bamboo and recycled materials. And for every booking, the hotel cleans up one kilogram of rubbish from the river. But luxury is definitely not lost here, with stunning views of the Nipa Palm forest and the surrounding river.
If you’re looking for something closer to home, nestled deep in a valley in the Welsh Mountains, lies the Livingroom Treehouses. There’s lots of outdoors activities to do, from hiking trails, walking tours and a pub nearby, making it the perfect retreat to bring the children along.
Further afield, Peru plays host to Treehouse Lodge, a quaint collection of ten tree houses, all boasting amazing views of the Yarapa and Cumaceba rivers tucked away in the lush Amazon rainforest. They're also well known for their yoga retreats, held in the main lodge, walkways and even canopy bridges.
If you’re looking to stay within the uk, Devon's got the Treetops Treehouse. The giant structure is designed around a 250-year old oak tree on the grounds of the Fox and Hounds Country Hotel. There’s a kingsize bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and living room, all furnished with the oak wood saved from the tree.
The Arctic Treehouse would make the most picturesque Christmas, with the rooms providing front row seats to the dazzling Northern Lights or the winter wonderland during the day. You can also venture out of your cosy treehouse and try the husky safari, reindeer farm tours, Finnish Sauna and, of course, visits to SantaPark.
This luxury hotel is set between the coastal towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, with rustic interiors, spas, infinity pools, and restaurants on a suspended deck. It’s a spectacular take on a room with a view.
Pick from a hideway, loft or studio suite to fit your needs at Chewton Glen Treehouses in the New Forest. It’s suspended 35 feet above the ground, with plenty of space for the kids to run around on the outside terraces. In the mornings, enjoy the forest views from a tree canopy whilst indulging in the luxury breakfast hampers that are delivered daily.
Relax in the romantic treehouse suites at &Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge, in a secluded area of the Manyara national park. There's a huge variety of wildlife to view from the tree tops, from pink flamingos to the hundreds of bird species within the trees. Or induldge in some TLC in the Maji Moto hot springs.
For more of a once in a lifetime experience, the Hapuku Tree Houses have quite possibly the best views in New Zealand. There's luxurious 1 or 2 bedrooms to choose from, a whirlpool bath facing the mountains and an outdoor pool to take in the scenery during a morning swim. It's located between the Kaikoura mountains and the Pacific Ocean and nearby dolpin spotting is a popular activity.
The unique architecture of these two white towers above the tree tops offer a 360 degree panorama view of the Indian Ocean and a tranquil ambience as the blanket of forestry and private beach provide you with the perfect escape from your regular 9-5 week.
Take in Queensland's beautiful scenery at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat where you can choose to relax in canopy suites by log fires, enjoy tree top walking tours, hot-air ballooning or wine tasting at the Canungra Valley Vineyard.
This eco-friendly treehouse was made using local materials with no impact on the surrounding forestry, and boasts a huge standalone copper bathtub to pamper yourself in, private hot tubs and a sauna, and a slide for guests use to reach the woodland floor below.
Think more tents less treehouse with the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle. The deluxe open-air tents provide you with breathtaking views of the Golden Triangle or the Ruak River, with activities on offer including trekking through the jungle, visiting local markets or indulging in an outside massage in the spa.
Hidden from sight by lush emerald palm leaves, this chic private home is buried in the heart of Tulum right on a beautiful stretch of pristine beach - yet it feels like you're planted deep in the depths of the jungle. Composed of five bedrooms, wrap around terraces and open air areas, this unique outdoor eco-design makes for the most instagrammable of jungle-meets-beach escapes.