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The 25 Coolest Treehouses On Airbnb

You might be a little old to retreat to your childhood tree fort every time Mom gets mad at you, but that doesn't mean you've outgrown treehouse life altogether. In fact, Airbnb is packed with a surprising number of totally amazing adult-sized arboreal escapes.

To make figuring out which perch to pick for your next back-to-nature retreat, here are 25 of the coolest you can rent right now. 

1. Secluded Intown Treehouse

Atlanta, USA
Rate:$350 per night (two night minimum)
Accommodations: 2 guests (1 bed) 
Notable amenities: 3 separate rooms connected by rope bridges, seating for 10, antique furnishings, and a hammock.

2. Riverfront Nest

Bangkok, Thailand
Rate:
$149 per night
Accommodations: 2 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Outdoor shower, three floors of living space, a natural pool, and rooftop napping pods.

3. Luxury Treehouse on Bayou

Baton Rouge, USA
Rate: $250 per night
Accommodations: 4 guests (2 beds)
Notable amenities: Large balcony, water fountain, and access to canoeing and kayaking right out your door.

4. Secret Blue Mountain Treehouse

Bilpin, Australia
Rate:$716 per night
Accommodations: 2 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Spa, fireplace, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a telescope to explore the night sky. 

5. The Odd Frog

Bright, Australia
Rate:$199 per night (2 night minimum) 
Accommodations: 2 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Indoor fireplace and several other luxury treehouses on the premises.

6. The Taveuni Treehouse

Matei, Fiji
Rate:$120 per night
Accommodations: 4 guests (3 beds)
Notable amenities: Pool, a hidden stone shower, and sliding doors that open out onto a sprawling deck with hammocks and chaise facing the sea.

7. San Francisco Bay Treehouse

Burlingame, USA
Rate: $250 per night
Accommodations: 4 guests (2 beds)
Notable amenities: Wraparound deck, daybeds, and local food delivery direct to the treehouse.

8. Alpine Cable Car

Courchevel, France
Rate: $0 (must win the sweepstakes) 
Accommodations: 4 guests (2 beds)
Notable amenities: While it's not technically a house in the trees, this Airbnb promotional package includes a feast and sleep 9,000 feet above the Alps in an authentic cable car, followed by a trip down the slopes the next morning. No trees

9. Wintry Eco-Lodge

Nominingue, Canada
Rate:$125 per night
Accommodations: 6 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Indoor fireplace, rope hammocks, and a suspended walkway entrance.

10. Hapuku Lodge Treehouse

Kaikoura, New Zealand
Rate: $817 per night
Accommodations: 2 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Hot tub, pool, gym, indoor fireplace, and uninterrupted views of the Pacific out the back, hot 

11. Caribbean Jungle Treehouse

Cahuita, Costa Rica
Rate: $260 per night (2 night minimum)
Accommodations: 4 guests (3 beds)
Notable amenities: Three decks of living space, an outdoor grill, and a short walk to a prime surfer's beach.

12. Treehouse at Kilauea Volcano

Volcano, USA
Rate:$255 per night
Accommodations: 2 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Indoor fireplace, hot tub, outdoor shower, and a full grilling setup on the wraparound deck.

13. Tree Sparrow House

St. Keverne, England
Rate:$155 per night
Accommodations: 2 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Insulated and heated with an indoor grill and a cozy canopy bed.

14. Treehouse at Swallowtail Studios

Petaluma, USA
Rate: $175 per night
Accommodations: 2 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Canopied loft bed and 360-degree views of the surrounding vineyards.

15. Dreamy Tropical Treehouse

Fern Forest, USA
Rate:$200 per night
Accommodations: 2 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Gramophone, wraparound deck, indoor/outdoor bathroom, and a suspended daybed down below the main living quarters. 

16. Perchee Shack

Amorots-Succos, France
Rate:$186 per night
Accommodations: 4 guests (3 beds)
Notable amenities: Manicured garden with elaborate barbecue setup.
 

17. View In Amirim Guesthouses

Amirim, Israel
Rate:$263 per night
Accommodations: 4 guests (3 beds)
Notable amenities: Full spa setup with a Finnish sauna and Jacuzzi. 

18. Aromatica Treehouse

San Salvatore Monferrato, Italy
Rate:$141 per night
Accommodations: 2 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Pool, solarium, and a 4.5-acre garden.

19. Summit Prairie Perch

Oregon, USA
Rate:$125 per night (2 night minimum)
Accommodations: 4 guests (3 beds)
Notable amenities: 160 private acres surrounded by the Umpqua National Forest, indoor fireplace, and a spring-fed hot tub.

20. Milandes Treehouse

Puybéton, France
Rate: $281 per night
Accommodations: 4 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Inspired by the real Château des Milandes, there's also an infinity pool and hot tub on site.

21. Tailwind Jungle Lodge

San Pancho, Mexico
Rate: $700 per night
Accommodations: 16 guests (6 bedrooms)
Notable amenities: Pool, rooftop deck, and a secluded white sand beach just beyond the five acres of old-growth jungle.

22. Fairytale Treehouse

Ponova Vas, Slovenia
Rate:$176 per night (2 night minimum) 
Accommodations: 3 guests (3 beds)
Notable amenities: Elevator to the top, workout area, and a hot tub.
 

23. Imoretelle

Grande Riviere, Trinidad and Tobago
Rate:$300 per night
Accommodations: 6 guests (6 beds)
Notable amenities: The octagonal spread is surrounded by a walkaround deck and heavy wooden shutters, which open and close to bring the outside in on-demand. There's a sleeping loft above the main living area, and a nest of hammocks down below.

24. Cabanas do Barranco

Outes, Spain
Rate:$152 per night
Accommodations: 2 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Indoor fireplace, hot tub, and 280 square feet of modern living space.

25. Lofthaven II

Spicewood, USA
Rate: $415 per night
Accommodations: 2 guests (1 bed)
Notable amenities: Lofted yurt-like structure accessible via a 40 foot-high sky bridge, plus an attached bath house featuring an indoor waterfall flowing into a giant tub.


Joe McGauley is a senior editor at Supercompressor. He's a little disappointed none of these have ziplines.