Sure, you could surround yourself with cityscapes and concrete walls during your next getaway. Or, literally go out on a limb for a unique travel experience that only sleeping in nature will afford. Today’s modern tree house hotels give you a rare opportunity to break from predictability (in a good way) to find something truly extraordinary. Traveling to one in a private jet will place you closer to your rewarding destination.
Charter a Flight to a Luxurious Tree House Hotel
Four Seasons Tented Camp | Chiang Saen, Thailand
With 19th century-style tents nestled among a jungle canopy near Thailand’s Golden Triangle, the Four Seasons Tented Camp redefines glamping. The exclusive experience includes spa treatments, gourmet meals, excursions and elephant mahout training. The luxurious tents feature hand-hammered copper bathtubs with elephant trunk-shaped fixtures, tables with legs carved to look like elephant legs, private outdoor rain showers, paddle fans, and brush chairs made of hardwood and leather. Sit on the spacious private deck and watch the rescued elephant graze, take a bamboo raft cruise down the Mekong River, or enjoy a relaxing massage while surrounded by breathtaking views.
Fuselage Hotel | Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Hailed as one of the ultimate tree houses in the world by Animal Planet, the Fuselage Hotel gives you a bird’s eye view of the surrounding rain forest and the Pacific Ocean from an extraordinary accommodation—a refurbished 1965 Boeing 727 that sits 50 feet above the ground. Costa Verde salvaged and transported the vintage airframe and converted it into a two-bedroom accommodation with teak paneling, hand-carved furnishings, private balconies, and high-end amenities. For the most private experience where your only neighbors are monkeys, toucans and sloths, book the whole plane. If the Fuselage Hotel is booked, check out the equally charming nearby Cockpit Cottage, a tree house accommodation in the cockpit of a McDonnell Douglas MD-80 fuselage.
Londolozi Tree Camp | Kruger National Park, South Africa
A luxury five-star lodge in the Sabi Sands Private Reserve, Londolozi Tree Camp offers six private tree house sanctuaries that showcase Africa’s elegance. The accommodations place you among leadwood and jackalberry trees, giving you a prime view of the Sand River. In its early years, the camp primarily hosted exclusive guests, such as dignitaries and royalty. Today, Londolozi remains one of the finest game lodges on the continent with a mission to preserve and protect. The lodge’s commitment to opulence is evident in the details—fine cuisine, exceptional service, Ralf Lauren wallpaper, fine art, chocolate leather beds, contemplation decks, lantern lit walkways, and indoor and outdoor showers. Activities at Londolozi include twice daily game drives, group yoga classes and guided nature walks.
Treehotel | Harads, Sweden
Designed by the region’s top architects, Treehotel near the Lule River offers six unique accommodations suspended between pine trees in a secluded forest. The Cabin and Dragonfly boast midcentury modern architecture that transition from the modern interiors to the outdoors perfectly. The Mirrorcube and 7th Room feature mirrored exterior walls that reflect their surroundings and serve as windows with panoramic views. The UFO is a flying saucer-shaped cabin that seems to hover between the forest’s trees. Blending into its surroundings, the Bird’s Nest looks like a tangle of large branches from the outside. Inside, you’ll find a spacious environment that accommodates up to four guests.