Top 10 Hidden Treehouse Hotels To Stay In For The Perfect Escape

Want to 'Makan Angin'? If you need inspiration for your next trip, why not immerse yourself into nature from atop of a treehouse? Whether they be rustic huts balanced amongst the trees, or luxurious nature retreats nestled within lush greenery, treehouses are the perfect escape from the city! For your next getaway, try out one of these 10 treehouse hotels: 


1. Rainforest Treehouse, Johor 

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Rainforest Treehouse consist of six rustic treehouses which stand above the forest floor of Guning Pulai, Johor. Climb up the wooden ladders for an authentic treehouse stay with basic facilities with electrical outlets within the bedrooms. Showers are always refreshingly chilly as the bathrooms are supplied with water sourced directly from the mountains. Hang out with friends in a giant hammock or on tree vines - an authentic jungle stay indeed! 


2. Malibest Resort, Langkawi 

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A treetop chalet perched directly above a sandy white beach with an unobstructed view of the ocean? Count us in! Malibest Resort is located on the popular Cenang Beach, famous for its stunning sunsets. If you want the treehouse experience AND a fun-filled getaway by the seaside, then this is the best place to go! 


3. Bunga Raya Resort, Pulau Gaya 

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With a decorative high ceiling and even a jacuzzi tub within its premises, the Bunga Raya Resort’s treehouses are considered the more extravagant choice in this list. Stay in a spacious treehouse chalet with spectacular views of the South China Sea. Families with young children need not fret, as this treehouse also happens to be the safest choice for families with toddlers! 


4. Japamala Resort, Pulau Tioman

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Nestled within lush greenery with breathtaking views of azure-blue water, Japamala Resort’s luxurious treetop chalets are all you could ever wish for in an elaborate treehouse chalet. Every chalet is referred to as a ‘sarang’ or ‘nest’ in Malay - so you can imagine how cosy the rooms must be! Many of the rooms feature its own private pools and sundecks to enjoy the great outdoors from the comfort of your own balcony.

5. Bagus Place Retreat, Pulau Tioman 

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Set on the shore of a private beach in Tioman, Bagus Place Retreat features unique octagonal chalets that open up to a spacious verandah - with spectacular sea-views from all directions. Keep an eye out for monkeys that have been known to swing by the trees close to the chalets. If you enjoy observing wildlife in its natural habitat, this is the place for you! 


6.Tungog Rainforest Eco Camp, Kinabatangan 

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Discover the sights and sounds of the Borneo rainforest from your very own jungle observation platform amongst the trees at the Tungog Rainforest Eco Camp! This camp is located on the banks of the Lower Kinabatangan floodplain in Sabah. The wooden chalets were designed to leave a minimal ecological footprint as well as minimal disturbance to wildlife - guaranteeing visitors to an authentic natural environmen


7. Terra’s Treehouse, Cameron Highlands 

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Within the cool hills of Brinchang, Terra’s Treehouse offers serenity and simplistic comfort at its best. Stay in a cosy bamboo hut and wake up to a majestic view of nature - away from the maddening crowds of the city. If you’re looking for a peaceful getaway deep in the middle of the jungle, there’s no better place than this! 


8. Green Acres, Penang 

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Durian lovers will love this resort! Indulge in your favourite stinky fruit and stay in a tree house at Green Acres, Penang. An organically maintained farm with over 500 fruit trees and spice plants, this sustainable 16-acre property offers orchard tours which enable you to harvest fruit and sample farm-made juices and jams. Stay in the private Musang Loft Treehouse (fantastic for couples) overlooking the peaceful hills of Balik Pulau.


9. Permai Rainforest Retreat, Kuching 

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Permai Rainforest Resort features stilted treehouses that stand 20ft high in the middle of the Borneo rainforest. You’ll be able to hear the soothing sounds of the rainforest and the sea lapping on the nearby shore from your chalets, making this an ideal setting to unwind. The resort also has thrilling outdoor activities including jungle trekking, mountain climbing, and even dolphin watching! 


10. Sekeping Serendah, Selangor 

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With 10 ‘sheds’ to choose from, Sekeping Serendah offers a unique take on the modern rainforest treehouse retreat. Its treehouses feature glass panels as walls and an open concept balcony, allowing guests with the freedom to shift between comfort and wilderness seamlessly. The ‘glass boxes’ are perfect for couples looking for a quick private getaway that’s not too far from Kuala Lumpur! 

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