10 Best Treehouse Hotels And Vacation Rentals In Monteverde, Costa Rica - Updated 2024

Ryan Joshua
Ryan Joshua 
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Although it is just a small, humble town known for its thriving dairy industry, the rural town of Monteverde has transformed itself into one of the best tourist destinations in Costa Rica. The town is now known for its breathtaking cloud forests, lush rainforests, relaxing hot springs, diverse wildlife, and nature sightseeing as its forests are home to white-faced monkeys, hundreds of bird species, wild cats, and sloths. For the adventure seekers, there are also a lot of zip lines and adventure treks all around the natural town. Make your experience in the town more exciting by scrolling down to find the best treehouse hotels and vacation rentals in Monteverde, Costa Rica.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 19, 2024.

1. Rustic treehouse surrounded by lush greenery (from USD 110)

Have a rejuvenating retreat surrounded by lush greenery and local wildlife when you book this treehouse for two. Inside, you’ll find a comfortable bed and a well-equipped kitchen. On the deck, you can stretch out on the hammocks or bar stools while taking in the mountain views.

Despite the serene setting, this rental is only a 15-minute stroll from the downtown area, ensuring that you can easily access groceries and eateries. Simply leave your vehicle in the designated on-site parking area before you go.

Stayed at this property?
Monteverde, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
21.91 km (13.7 mi) from Fortuna Waterfall
322 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable bed warm bedding
the room is truly in the trees
Cleanliness:
) and how clean and cozy the space felt
super clean and picturesque—we saw monkeys and several birds
very clean please with calm interior
clean and tidy space comfortable for 2 people
the place is super clean and cute
Host:
edwin was so responsive and kind
edwin was really friendly and very welcoming
edwin was very friendly and responsive
edwin was super responsive and helpful
jesus is a great host - very ready to help
Location:
close to all the attractions in the area
great place in a beautiful location
amazing place in the middle of a small forrest
awesome place wish we’d spent more time there
really good location - situated in the trees with a great perspective on the rainforest
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2. NATURAVE #1 (from USD 148)

You can’t beat the view from this unique rental nestled high above the treetops. The dome-like structure boasts an attached balcony with a hammock that will serve as the perfect spot for taking in the mountains or watching monkeys swinging about.

Inside, you’ll find a full bathroom with a shower and complimentary toiletries. There will also be a fan to keep you comfortable no matter the weather and Wi-Fi so that you can update your socials with pictures of the stunning views.

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Monteverde, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
21.01 km (13.1 mi) from Fortuna Waterfall
357 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfortable the coffee was delicious and all the extra details were so thoughtful and accommodating
super clean with comfortable linens and nice nespresso-type coffee maker w/capsules included
downstairs the kitchenette and bathroom we’re beautifully furnished and much better quality than any normal airbnb
Cleanliness:
their place was very clean & inviting
Host:
the hosts are amazing
hosts are extremely responsive and friendly
excellent hosts and overall a great stay
the owners live on property and we’re very helpful
we were greeted by the hosts on arrival very friendly and accommodating
Location:
easily accessible with close by restaurants and activities to do
we had a lovely stay on a perfect location in the middle of the woods
if you have an opportunity to stay at this perfect location do not miss out
this is a magical place and we wish we could have stayed more than one night
such a wonderful unique place to stay we will definitely be back
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3. Tree abode in a rainforest (from USD 99)

This treehouse right in the heart of the rainforest is one of the best places to stay in Monteverde, Costa Rica. It’s among the amazing vacation places at Bio Thermales Natural Resort. Relax and enjoy their 12 natural hot and cool pools that offer different temperatures. Also nearby are rainforest trails which are perfect for trekking and exploring the forest’s diverse wildlife.

This treehouse features a master bedroom with a queen-sized bed, two twin-sized beds on the main floor, handmade wooden furniture, a fully equipped kitchen to cook your own meals, a bathroom, and a wraparound balcony.

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La Palmera, Alajuela, San Carlos, Costa Rica
32.4 km (20.2 mi) from Fortuna Waterfall
838 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the hot mineral spring pools are wonderful
the property is gorgeous the thermal pools and water slides are fantastic and the views are awesome
there is no a/c but the treehouse has multiple fans and even wifi would highly recommend
the tree house was a wonderful experience the property and hot pools were amazing
beds are comfortable and wifi works well
Cleanliness:
the treehouses are charming clean and breezy
the place was very clean with everything you could need
the treehouse was clean and had everything we needed
the treehouse is clean
super clean and beautiful cabiña about 30 feet off the ground
Host:
hosts are super responsive and nice
the meals we got were delicious and our hosts were incredibly friendly and knowledgeable about everything around us
the info they provided was helpful and thorough though and we really appreciated it
bio thermales is truly a one of a kind destination
kathy and bernie are great people and were very helpful
Location:
we had the place to ourselves because it is off season and it was amazing
great place to go if you want a relaxing stay
such a cool place and what an experience
this place is truly special
this location and the spaces (we stayed in the tree house and one of the casitas) were absolutely beautiful
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4. Amazing tree accommodation in the jungle (from USD 130)

This amazing Airbnb treehouse in Costa Rica is nestled in the jungle. It offers a very close location to the amazing cloud forest where you get to experience the most natural environment and wildlife of the forest. It is also located close to restaurants, supermarkets, and other tourist attractions in town. The treehouse features a double bed, free Wi-Fi access, a TV, towels, toiletries, and a fully equipped kitchen.

Stayed at this property?
Monteverde, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
21.86 km (13.6 mi) from Fortuna Waterfall
388 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we did have a huge issue though with the shower
Cleanliness:
very clean and modern
quite clean hot water worked well and had everything we needed
the place is stylish spotless and ultimately relaxing
Host:
edwin is an amazing and informative host
edwin was a lovely and attentive host
edwin was an exceptional host very communicative and helpful
edwin was also very helpful in helping us plan our days in monteverde
edwin was also helpful with planning trips and tours
Location:
the location is great several restaurants and a general store close by
amazing location and absolitely phenomenal bungalow
amazing place in the middle of the rainforest
amazing cozy place in a perfect location perfect stay for a couple
this place is in the perfect location as far as i’m concerned
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5. Jungle living experience (from USD 100)

Get in touch with the amazing cloud forests, nature, and wildlife of Monteverde as you stay at this treehouse right at the heart of the jungle, where you will be awakened by the sweet sound of the birds chirping and wild animals stirring in the area. Despite being in the middle of the jungle, it is also just near the best restaurants, grocery stores, tourists attractions, reserves, and the hanging bridges. The treehouse comes with a single bedroom with a kitchen, free Wi-Fi, a TV, a kitchen with basic equipment, and a toilet.

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Monteverde, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica
21.86 km (13.6 mi) from Fortuna Waterfall
429 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we made breakfast and enjoyed the sounds of nature before heading out hiking
Cleanliness:
very clean and nice
we got there and it was clean and well put together
the room was beautiful tranquil and very clean
this place is truly beautiful private and very clean - just like in the pictures
Host:
edwin was such a great host
edwin was very helpful
edwin was an excellent host we enjoyed our stay very much
super great host and he was very attainable
great for nature lovers edwin is an outstanding host
Location:
hands down our favorite place to stay so far on this costa rican trip
we wish we could have stayed longer and highly recommend this as a place to stay
cute little spot in the jungle there is lots of food within walkable distance and edwin offered great suggestions
edwin's place felt like a quiet little paradise
this is definitely a special place to stay in monteverde
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6. Cozy treetop getaway (from USD 119)

Located just 35 minutes away from the airport, this very peaceful and secluded treehouse in Monteverde is one of the best places for you to stay while in town. It is located just near the best tourist destinations in town such as Jaco Beach, Poas Volcano, and Carara. The treehouse comes with its own cabana with barbeque, a patio area, an open-air kitchen and dining area, a bedroom with hardwood handmade beds, a TV, a mini kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker and toaster, and a shower and toilet. Get to see the whole Central Valley from a great point of view in the comforts of your own balcony.

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Mercedes, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
58.5 km (36.4 mi) from Fortuna Waterfall
120 reviews   Wifi Available
Treehouse 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view is nice you're surrounded by trees and you can enjoy the balcony or the pool
tree house was very comfortable
nice secluded tree house with a pool on beautiful grounds
great for couples or small families who don’t mind being in one small room
we enjoyed lounging in her pool for our last day in costa rica
Cleanliness:
it was clean and everything i could ask for
the place was very clean and lots of toucans to see on the property
- very quiet environment- like a private park - hospitality- clean - good matresses
nice facility but needs to be better prepped and cleaned between guests
mario was very kind and attentive (and kept the pool sparkly clean )
Host:
our host gave us helpful directions
property managers were friendly
sonia was a wonderful host
sonia is a great host
very responsive host & clear directions
Location:
great place close to the airport
nice quiet location beautiful weather
the place is beautiful and close to town
it's in a larger compound with a pool and there's a secure locked gate that you park inside
this place is really beautiful and unique
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7. Magical treehouse in a hot springs resort (from USD 99)

This magical treehouse right at the heart of the jungle is a handcrafted edifice and is among the casitas and the treehouses located at Bio Thermales Natural Resort. You will surely love the 12 natural hot and cold spring pools of different temperatures and rainforest trails that you can access at any time of the day. Guests can also enjoy free Wi-Fi access, a wraparound balcony, a queen and twin-sized bed, handmade rustic furniture, a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom with hot water, and places ideal for picnics and barbeques. It is also located just a few minutes away from other natural tourist destinations in town.

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La Palmera, Alajuela, San Carlos, Costa Rica
32.4 km (20.2 mi) from Fortuna Waterfall
279 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great room service catering option to tree house
the two bedroom casita had great air conditioning and a very usable kitchen
thermal pools were great especially at night
we spent time relaxing and stargazing from the pools in the evenings
there are more pools now too and they were great
Cleanliness:
clean and well appointed
it was clean and funky
clean beds hot water shower nice property
the airbnb was beautiful the treehouse is very clean and spacious
the bathroom was very modern the house was clean and the area was incredible
Host:
the hosts have been helpful
the staff and hosts are friendly and helpful
johan was an amazing host and offered great bits of advice about any questions we had
they are a wonderful couple and have an amazing staff
the hosts were also very helpful sharing information about the area
Location:
wonderful place beautiful hot springs
wonderful location in the jungle
it is in a great location as it’s not far from several attractions
wonderful place with great hot springs in a private quiet safe area
the tree house is a wonderful location that our kids loved
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8. Modern log cabins in the rainforest (from USD 100)

Featuring complete and modern accommodation and a very accessible location from all the best places to visit in Monteverde, these awesome treehouse log cabins would be great choices for your stay in town. Each of these cabins come with two bedrooms, a living room, a balcony, and an outdoor terrace that overlooks the whole rainforest. You will surely love watching birds, iguanas, toucans, and other animals right on your balcony. There’s also a cable TV, air conditioning, and toiletries inside the cabin. A restaurant and a bar can be also found within the premises. Enjoy outdoor activities like white-water rafting, boating, hot springs, and jet skis without traveling too far from the treehouse.

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Valle Azul, San Ramon, Costa Rica
17.59 km (11.0 mi) from Fortuna Waterfall
12 reviews   Wifi Available
Treehouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the cabin is rustic and very nice and very clean
Host:
the host was the most gracious and honestly amazing with us
andrea is a fabulous host who helped us figure out our transportation issues in an economical way
Location:
the house is beautiful the location is perfect
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9. Eco-friendly treehouse

Located at the host’s eco-farm, this three-story treehouse offers a very relaxing yet guilt-free vacation experience in Monteverde. The home is partially powered with solar energy and is fully equipped for long stays. In fact, the home is also made out of old container vans and recycled steel, which really exhibits its eco-friendliness. It features several important amenities such as a washing machine, toiletries, a fully equipped kitchen, and towels. A full breakfast is served every morning for you to start your day right while in Monteverde.

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Angeles Sur, Alajuela, Costa Rica
42.05 km (26.2 mi) from Fortuna Waterfall
17 reviews  
Treehouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
juan cooked a delicious costa rican breakfast (with an extra charge) for four of us the next morning
the view from his upstairs living room towards the valley was very pleasant
Cleanliness:
the wooden main house was spacious and pretty clean
Host:
this place made us feel really immersed and juan felix was such a gracious host
valeria and juan felix were such wonderful hosts
the place is brilliant juan felix was very kind and made us feel welcome
hosts really made the stay amazing-- so helpful friendly and kind
within minutes we were greeted by felix who was extremely friendly and accommodating
Location:
beautiful stay in a perfect house feeling close tp nature
very private setting and owners took us on a lovely walk to see the plants and butterflies
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10. Modern treehouse near town center

Situated just five minutes away from the town center, this modern treehouse offers a very peaceful and tranquil yet very liveable experience while you are in town. This one-bedroom treehouse good for two people is completely brand new and is very near the cloud forest reserves. It comes with free Wi-Fi access, a TV, toiletries, heating facilities, and a fully equipped kitchen.

The treehouse is also just a short walk away from Hotel Belmar, Monteverde’s best hotel, known for its delicious farm-to-table restaurant, organic juice bar, and spa and yoga facilities. Get ready for the ultimate experience at one of the best treehouse in Monteverde!

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21.51 km (13.4 mi) from Fortuna Waterfall
15 reviews   Wifi Available
Treehouse 3 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is huge and comfortable and sitting on the balcony and seeing wildlife like agoutis was awesome
Cleanliness:
the house itself was modern sleek clean welcoming and warm
Host:
jerome and vera were very responsive and were excellent hosts providing us with amazing recommendations and in-person help
jerome and vera were wonderful hosts and i'm already planning my next trip to come back
Location:
great place and perfect location
it is such a unique little place that made our trip to monteverde even more special
this is an absolutely beautiful home in an amazing location
amazing place with access to the hotel facilities
the treehouse is a fantastic place from which to explore monteverde
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Explore the natural wonders of Monteverde

With its very lush forests, diverse and looming wildlife, relaxing hot springs, and adrenaline-rushing outdoor activities, the town of Monteverde in Costa Rica indeed offers a lot of amazing and memorable things to do for everyone, regardless of the season. Looking for where to stay in Monteverde? Make your stay in town even more exhilarating by staying in one of the best treehouse hotels above.

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