Positioned in the grounds of Clowance Resort in Cornwall, newly-opened The Treehouse is perfect for those that love the idea of staying in a tree but with access to five-star facilities such a heated pool, a badminton court, restaurant and a bar. However, the two-bed accommodation isn’t short on luxury either, and comes complete a fully-equipped modern kitchen, a timber terrace that wraps around the circular building and a fully-concealed outdoor copper bathtub.
Admire the beauty of Kenya’s Indian Ocean coast from up on high at the Watamu Treehouse. Offering 360º views of the turquoise sea, white sand beaches and lush forest, this seven-bedroom treetop villa can be catered or self-catered, rented whole or by room, to suit your needs. What’s more, you can also book in to a yoga retreat here – after all, can you think of anywhere better to enjoy sunrise tree poses? We certainly can’t.
For a matchless overnight safari experience, look no further than the Tinyeleti Treehouse in South Africa’s Kruger Park. Expect to fall asleep to the sounds of grunting hippos at the nearby Sarbie River as your bedroom – with a four-poster bed, sofa and dining table – is left open to the elements, making stargazing before bedtime a must-do.
Walk across a rope bridge into a cosy open-plan treehouse for adults with a double bed, small kitchen and living area. A woodburner is on hand for added warmth. The centrepiece? The thick oak tree trunk which stands in the middle of the circular space. A luxury hamper, featuring local organic produce such as fresh apple juice, sausages, bacon, bread and eggs, will also be available to guests upon arrival.
While most accommodation in the Maldives is situated on stilts above the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean, the Tree House room at the Amilla Fushi hotel offers something unique. Within the jungle foliage among the palm-trees, you’ll experience the island from on high in the comfort of your luxury suite. It’s perfect if you’re a honeymooner looking for that added privacy.
Admire some of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery from 30 feet in the air at the Hapuku Lodge Tree Houses. The romantic holiday homes offer unparalleled views of both the Pacific coastline and the Kaikora Mountains, with local activities to indulge in including swimming with dolphins and whale-watching.
Sleep among the tigers at the Treehouse Hideaway in India. Located within a tiger sanctuary, the lodge offers five treehouses for guests to indulge in their wildest fantasies. Feel snug and secure while admiring some of Asia’s most majestic animals – all from a very safe distance.
A beautiful property positioned within the branches of an oak tree, Stolidi Mou sleeps four, offering ample room for friends searching for an unusual getaway. Leaves hang above beds, and a jacuzzi awaits on the terrace with vistas of the forest and coast enabling guests to truly feel as if they’re at one with nature. The mini bar, flat screen television and proximity to the nearest tube stop the treehouse from feeling too remote.
Keep your head firmly in the clouds at Ethiopia’s Bale Mountain Lodge. Situated in a cloud forest (with omnipresent low-level cloud cover), the treetop retreat is the perfect place from which to explore some of Africa’s most diverse wildlife, including rare Ethiopian wolves, lions, giant forest hogs, and various reptiles and bird species.
In the woodland on the outskirts of Paris sits an intimate treehouse located 11 metres in the sky. A gangway leads to a two-person bedroom and living area, stylish yet simply decorated, with views overlooking the forest. Climb up to the terrace and find a hot tub. For a romantic, secluded break away, few destinations could be better.