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2018's Craziest Treehouses in Treetops Around The World

Whether nestled in the rainforests of the Amazon or towering in the palm groves of Mexico, a treehouse is nearly always a thing to behold. While they may cue up nostalgia for some, treehouses inspire us to get outdoors and go on a great adventure. Put simply, the stillness and connection to nature you feel while relaxing in the treetops is unlike any other experience. So, here are a few of our favorite treehouse getaways lighting up the 2018 radar around the world. See you out there!

Reporter: Alyssa Brown
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Azulik

Tulum, Mexico
Set among the boutique hotels and destination restaurants, Azulik sits as a beacon of craftsmanship. The treehouse huts here are set right along the Caribbean Sea, offering a gentle reminder of the beauty of this sacred Mayan land.
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Green Village

Bali, Indonesia
An all-bamboo village in Bali, this resort is known for its eco-friendly practices and chic treehouses. The treehouse building pros here even offer classes in how to make your own sustainable tree hut.
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Tongabezi Tree House

Zambia
The beauty of Zambia is best experienced from a perch above the banks of the Zambezi River. Tongabezi Tree House offers such a perch, with panoramic views of the scenery and the cushy comforts of home.
Photo: Kalen Emsley
4 / 20
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Free Spirit Spheres

Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada
There are a whole bunch of spherical objects dangling in the trees in Canada and they just so happen to have cozy beds inside. Located in the coastal rainforest of Vancouver Island, Free Spirit Spheres provides an all a-round new approach to treehouse camping.
5 / 20
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The Eagle View Suite at Hotel Iso-Syöte

Finland
Perched at the top of Hotel Iso-Syöte in Finland, this glass walled and ceilinged room is like a treehouse with the best pano views. If the conditions are just right during your stay at The Eagle View Suite, you might even get to see the Northern Lights in the wintertime.
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Mamole Tree House at Nihi Sumba

Indonesia
Luxurious, secluded and perched between the trees in Nihi Sumba, a trip to this mega mansion treehouse is at the top of our 2018 bucket list. We’re thinking we’ll take them up on the spa safari idea while we’re at it.
Photo: Jeremy Austin
7 / 20
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Thai getaways never looked so good. Check out these treehouse digs in the Phuket rainforest. Each treetop villa has its own personal pool ready at any moment for you to hop in.
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Photo: praewrapees
8 / 20
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TreeHouse Villas

Koh Yao Noi, Thailand
Sea kayaking, fishing, yoga, mountain biking and hiking are all on the agenda at this Thai resort. TreeHouse Villas is home to a collection of duplex treehouses with outdoor hot tubs and comfy lounge areas.
9 / 20
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La Sultana Oualidia

Oualidia, Morocco
A Moroccan beachside treehouse sits on the edge of a lagoon in Oualidia and it is simply gorgeous. With an infinity pool out front and interiors clad in wood and linen, La Sultana Oualidia offers a room fit for an R&R guru.
10 / 20
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Acre Hotel

San José del Cabo, Mexico
This enclave of treehouses is nestled within a forest of palm trees in San José del Cabo. There’s a gorgeous little restaurant on-site and plenty of activities in the region to keep you busy.
Photo: Iaia Cocoi
11 / 20
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Cabanes als Arbres

Sant Hilari Sacalm, Spain
Escape to the Catalan countryside for a stay at this cluster of octagonal treehouses that overlook the Pyrenees. Here you can spend your days exploring the lush Forest of The Guilleries and enjoying the incredible cuisine the region is known for.
12 / 20
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Hapuku Lodge + Tree Houses

Kaikoura, New Zealand
Five treehouses sit in a grove of native Hapuka trees in New Zealand’s Kaikoura, surrounded by mountains and sea. Located on the south island, this spot is easy to get to via Christchurch and it feels worlds away from the norm.
13 / 20
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The Treehouses at Lion Sands

South Africa
These outdoor bedrooms in the treetops of Sabi Sand offer a full audio experience in the South African bush. From the comfort of your perched up luxury room, you’ll likely hear the symphony of cackling hyenas, roaring lions, honking hippos, coughing leopards and snorting impalas.
14 / 20
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Treebones Resort

Big Sur, California
This sprawling Big Sur resort is home to two cool treehouses made of twigs. Dubbed the Nest and the Twig Hut, these hidey-holes are unlike anything else you’ll find on the California coast.
15 / 20
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Treehouse Lodge

Peru
Enjoy the wild environment of the Amazon at this luxury treehouse lodge in Peru where you might even cross paths with a sloth or two. Located in Iquitos, this collection of ten treehouses look out onto jungleside and the northern edge of the river.
16 / 20
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Bolt Farm Treehouse & Retreat

Walhalla, South Carolina
Tucked away in the forests of Walhalla, Bolt Farm Treehouse offers a cozy and charming getaway in South Carolina. Here you can spend your days exploring the nearby walking trails and warm up with s’mores by the campfire at night.
17 / 20
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Post Ranch Inn

Big Sur, California
California living is easy to do at Post Ranch Inn where not a single detail is overlooked. Tucked into the forest you’ll find a collection of treehouses at this luxury getaway, each with stunning views of the Pacific coastline and skylights for easy gazing at the night sky.
Photo: William Ramos
18 / 20
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Dominican Tree House Village

Dominican Republic
No two treehouses are made alike in DR and this property is living proof. Each with a different structure and layout, some of the treehouses at Dominican Tree House Village can sleep up to a family of four.
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Chateaux Dans les Arbres

Nojals et Clottes, France
These dreamy chateaus in the treetops of France’s Dordogne region fit right in with the castles and caves of the area. Chateaux Dans les Arbres sits in a forest of Nojals et Clottes, with easy access to activities on the famous river.
Photo: Mauro Rotelli
20 / 20
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La Piantata

Arlena di Castro, Italy
If spending a long summer weekend cozied up in an Italian treehouse sounds like your kinda thing, check out La Piantata. Set on a Tuscan farm are two treehouses – one overlooks fields of lavender while the other is set just above an olive grove.

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