For Architectural Digest, by Stephanie Strasnick.
High-end treehouse accommodations, like those seen in the popular television series Treehouse Masters, have taken the luxury camping industry to new heights — literally. And these sky-high, amenity-filled oases aren’t merely accessible through cable television. Many treetop hideaways can actually be rented out for weekend stays, parties and even weddings. AD scoured the globe — from New Zealand’s Kaikoura Mountains to Ohio’s Amish Country — to find 12 awe-inspiring, rentable treehouses most definitely worth the climb.
Treehouse Masters fans will recognize this Atlanta hideaway, which was named Airbnb’s number one most wish-listed property in 2016. The treehouse comprises three separate rooms and a deck, all connected by a network of rope bridges. $375 per night via Airbnb.
Located in Hawaii’s aptly named city of Fern Forest, this remote bamboo treehouse is perched 15 feet in the air and offers views of the surrounding jungle paradise. $200 per night via Airbnb.
The three treehouses on Primland’s sprawling Virginia property offer unobstructed views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Kibler Valley. Though close to nature, these suites don’t lack creature comforts: They’re equipped with flat-screen televisions, soaking tubs, and high-speed internet. $827 per night via Primland.
Featuring two levels and a treetop hot tub, this luxe treehouse is an adventurer’s delight — it’s located just five minutes from the entrance of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. $275 a night via Airbnb.
Retreat from bustling San Francisco to this suburban treehouse with Bay views. Ideal for individuals and couples, this cozy, rustic hideaway is built atop a hulking 150-year-old oak tree. $275 per night via Airbnb.
Nestled along Lake Bled in Slovenia is a small community of luxury rental treehouses with access to a wooden hot tub, fireplace, sauna, and rest area. $108.18 per night via Glampinghub.
Rustic charm meets Victorian romance in this Instagram-ready retreat in South Carolina. Located on an eco-friendly property, on 40 private acres of farmland and woodlands, this rental features a fireplace, outdoor rope bed, antique furnishings, and vintage games. $280.90 per night via Glampinghub.
What this cozy California Wine Country retreat lacks in frills it makes up for in charm. The property features stain-glass windows, a sitting area, and a canopied queen-size bed. $238.50 per night via Glampinghub.
The second Treehouse Masters star to make our list, the Little Red Treehouse in Ohio was originally built as a brewery and tasting center and is now an overnight guest suite. The window-filled structure — designed by Pete Nelson — features a 30-foot extension bridge, an outdoor shower, and a private deck. $250 per night via The Mohicans.
Last year, the Treehotel in Swedish Lapland opened a new 1,950-square-foot Snøhetta-designed room perched 10 meters above ground. As one might expect, the surrounding natural landscape is one of the room’s most compelling selling points and can be enjoyed through the suite’s large windows or terrace made of net. $1,671 per night via Treehotel.
Can’t decide between a seaside cottage and a rustic mountain lodge? The luxuriant Hapuku Lodge Tree Houses offer the best of both worlds and boast dramatic views of the surrounding New Zealand landscape. $801 per night via Hapuku Lodge.
These romantic treetop cabins showcase immaculate Amish craftsmanship and are each outfitted with stone Jacuzzi tubs, fireplaces, and outdoor space that takes the form of a wrap-around deck or covered porch. $165 per night via Amish Country Lodging.
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