Tree house hotels

Tree House Hotels in England, France, South Africa and Costa Rica
Guest Post by HolidayLettings

Have you ever wanted to stay at a unique hotel during your vacation?  You may have considered the Ice Hotel or maybe even an old castle…but have you ever considered a stay in a tree house?  Learn more about a stay up in the treetops with this overview of some recommended Tree Top Hotels provided by HolidayLettings.

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We’ve all played in them as kids, and these secret hideaways make magical childhood memories. But imagine taking the adventure one step further and actually living in one for a few days!  Picture yourself approaching along a woodland path, climbing up through the branches and opening the front door to a life among the leaves. Become neighbors of the birds and animals as you enjoy the view of the surrounding woodland and countryside. Welcome to your tree house!

Stay at the heart of nature and enjoy a unique experience – one you and your family will never forget – in one of the tree house hotels available on Holiday Lettings.  Here’s a teaser of what you can expect to find:

Furry Dinner Guests in England

tree house hotelsInto the Woods
Whippingham, Isle of Wight, England
Sleeps 6, from $133/night.

Set in its own woodland clearing with sweeping views of English oaks, you’ll feel miles from anywhere in this tree house – yet the busy Isle of Wight ferry port of East Cowes is just a short drive away. Divided into two separate ‘pods’ for living and sleeping, the tree house provides authentic woodland living. Dine on local farm produce and make sure you save some for your red squirrel neighbors.

Bush from above in South Africa

tree house hotelsMajuli Tree Lodge
Marloth Park, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Sleeps 4, from $116/night

Take your safari to a whole new dimension as you look out over the Kruger National Park in South Africa from the height of the trees. Garden visitors include zebras and warthogs, and you’ll probably come eye to eye with giraffes as you sip your morning coffee. Watch spectacular sunsets as you barbeque and take in the sounds of a real African night, all from the safe distance of this bush tree house.

Right back to nature in France

tree house hotelsLa Cabane du Lamas
Lot-et-Garonne, France
Sleeps 3, from $106/night.

Look out over the Lot et Garonne countryside in France as you swing gently from the hammock on the colorful terrace outside this cosy tree house.  A perfect nature retreat up two flights of wooden steps, you really are among the leaves with just the birds for company.  When you go back down to earth, explore the nearby countryside along the many footpaths or take the paddleboat across the lake to the secret island.

A faraway tree in Costa Rica

tree house hotelsNature Observatorio Treehouse
Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
Sleeps 4, from $231/night

Discover the true meaning of leaf canopies at this award-winning tree house, 98 feet up in the trees in a Costa Rican forest just outside Puerto Viejo. Getting back to nature starts with the 1 mile walk down the forest path before you climb up the rope to reach your living quarters where you’re at eye level with monkeys and toucans. The adventure continues as you hoist up your breakfast and dinner, and communicate by two-way radio. Back on the ground, Caribbean beaches lie just a short distance away offering snorkeling and surfing, or you can join a jungle tour.

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