14 Best Treehouse Hotels In Sri Lanka - Updated 2024

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Sri Lanka is a land steeped in culture, a true multi-cultural island for any traveler; not to mention it’s blanketed in lush terrain. From gorgeous beaches offering a plethora of activities like surfing, snorkelling and scuba diving to the immense diversity of wildlife found in this small country, the natural wonders of Sri Lanka are not to be missed. To add to its allure, Sri Lanka possesses a rich history: it is home to six archaeological and two ecological World Heritage Sites of UNESCO. Furthermore, a trip to Sri Lanka is not complete without indulging in a safari tour or a smorgasbord of tasty local cuisine that is sure to set your taste buds tingling. What better way to delve into Sri Lanka’s natural beauty, heritage and scrumptious cuisine than by staying at a treehouse that allows you to do all this in one place? Check out this article to discover the best treehouse hotels in Sri Lanka.

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 June 26, 2024.

1. Habarana Eco Treehouse (from USD 13)

If you’re looking for a brush with wilderness and nature, Harbanara Eco Treehouse is the perfect accommodation for you. It offers a simple, clean and truly traditional experience. Since it is located in the deep wilderness, you can even spot elephants from this treehouse accommodation. It is only a few kilometres away from the famed Harbanara Lake and roughly 20 kilometres (12 miles) away from Ritigala Forest Monastery. Free bikes are available at the treehouse for you to explore the surrounding areas.

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Habarana Eco Treehouse

Address: Puwakpitiya
141.3 km (87.8 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Airport shuttle Fishing Laundry

2. Kumbuk Tree House (from USD 46)

treehouse hotels in sri lanka | kumbuk tree house
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Listen to the relaxing sound of a gently flowing river as you sit back and enjoy your time at this tree house in Sri Lanka. The huge bedroom of this treehouse fits a queen-size bed, ensuring a comfortable stay. Moreover, the numerous large windows keep the rooms cool and airy. Although the ambience of the treehouse is jungle-like, modern conveniences like wifi are available here. Guests can enjoy many recreational activities in the nearby areas, including fishing.

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Kumbuk Tree House

9.6 User Rating

Address: 553  1/2, GANGASIRIPURA, DEBARAWEWA, TISSAMAHARAMA, Yala Tissamaharama, Yala, Sri Lanka, 82600
104.56 km (65.0 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary

3. Eco-friendly treehouse near a national park (from USD 20)

This treehouse rental in Sri Lanka is located just a few kilometres away from Udawalawe National Park. Thus, you can see wild animals roaming just a few minutes away from you. This hotel near a forest in Sri Lanka comes fully equipped with a shower, wifi, fluffy pillows and more such amenities to ensure an enjoyable stay. Be sure to sign up for a safari tour and make the most out of your time at the national park.

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Eco Friendly Tree House in GREEN PARK

Address: Green park Safari House 931/1, Udawalawe City, Udawalawe, Sri Lanka, 70190
56.62 km (35.2 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary

Other treehouse accommodations

4. Nethmini Leege Cottage (from USD 13)

Nestled near the globally recognized Sigiriya Lion’s Rock, this accommodation offers guests a serene setting with rooms boasting uninterrupted garden views. The iconic Lion’s Rock is accessible within a short 30-minute stroll. Amenities include robust Wi-Fi, a dedicated workspace, and complimentary parking. For travelers with pets, they are welcome here. Added bonuses such as a private patio or balcony, and the convenience of luggage drop-off further enhance the stay.

Guests are situated 4.7 km (2.92 mi) from Lion’s Rock, 7.7 km (4.78 mi) from Pidurangala, and 15.3 km (9.51 mi) from Dambulla Caves. Services such as airport transfers, all-encompassing Sri Lanka tours, local Tuk Tuk service, and invigorating jeep safaris for wildlife enthusiasts are also available.

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Sigiriya, Central Province, Sri Lanka
129.85 km (80.7 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary
179 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed our breakfast on the balkony listening to the sounds of the nature
breakfast was a delight and all his family is so sweet and welcoming
breakfast was super delicious and the mum makes a great rice&curry
anu mom made breakfast for us which was perfect
anu's mum's kitchen was also great as an evening meal option
Cleanliness:
the place is beautiful clean and cozy
the room was clean and the bathroom very spacious
the room is clean
the place was clean and the family has been so friendly towards us we would recommend 100%
Host:
anu was the perfect host
the people are also very friendly and kind
the host family was absolutely amazing
anu and his family were great hosts
anu was very responsive to us from the moment we booked
Location:
the place was very cute
and by the way the place is also very close to popular attractions in sirigiya
very close to many of the popular attractions in sigiriya and a great host
you have to walk there for like thirty minutes but it’s really good
this was a very unique and cool place to stay
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5. Ella Treehouse Pearl (from USD 56)

This accommodation boasts a unique treehouse room complete with a spacious balcony and private bathroom. Designed for both short-term and long-term stays, guests will find a double bed and amenities such as WiFi, complimentary parking, and provisions for luggage drop-off. Those traveling with infants have the convenience of a cot. Personal grooming is made easy with a hair dryer at hand. Adjacent to the treehouse is an authentic restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner at additional charges.

Specializing in Sri Lankan vegetarian dishes, there’s an opportunity to learn local cuisine from the host’s mother. While alcoholic beverages aren’t available, guests can relish fresh fruit juices. To promote sustainability, water is sourced from a filter machine, reducing plastic bottle usage.

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Ella, Uva Province, Sri Lanka
61.93 km (38.5 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary
134 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing treehouse apartment with langur monkeys running past the front balcony during the day as you sit in hammock
it was nice furnitured clean warm shower and a nice balcony with a nice view
the room is like the pictures
although there can be some improvements in bathroom shower and toiletries
rooms were neat and clean with all basic amenities in place
Cleanliness:
clean and good condition
the room was clean and had ample space
the place was clean and the beds were comfy
the tree house is really nice and very clean
Host:
the hosts were very kind and helpful
great place and very nice hosts
damith was a great host
the whole family was so welcoming and friendly that we really felt at home
hosts were so friendly and welcoming and helped us organise everything during our stay
Location:
awesome location the whole team made my time here incredibly seamless and full
stunning location and views
the setting is ideal for peace and quiet as well as getting a sample of the buddhist culture
would definitely recommend this place in ella
love it beautiful place and kind people :) amazing view just far enough away from town to truly relax
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6. Treehouse with relaxing vibes close to beach (from USD 79)

Imagine waking up to the sound of ocean waves crashing on the shore. That’s the magical experience you’ll get at this treehouse accommodation in Matara, Sri Lanka. The simple, wooden and clean treehouse is surrounded by palm trees and offers guests a much-needed escape from all the hustle and bustle of daily life. What’s even better is that you won’t be sacrificing any modern comforts as the treehouse has free wifi, a king-size bed and an open bathroom. Guests can enjoy surfing at nearby Hiriketiya Bay and snorkelling at Dikwella Bay.

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Matara, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
98.24 km (61.1 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary
99 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view from the room
the constant sea breeze and fan kept us nice and cool and comfortable all night
Cleanliness:
amazing to sleep up in the trees in a fabulously clean and stylish space
lovely big bed and clean and tidy bathroom
clean simple stylish design waking up to the sound of waves and birds
Host:
thank you jessica and renato for the great host
the treescape is an wonderful place in hiriketiya beach the host are very great and friendly
treehouse was magical thank you for the nice welcome everything was perfect best hosts staff accommodation drinks and breakfast
amazing place; amazing hosts; one of the best (probably the best) airbnb experiences i ever had
jessica and renato were very welcoming and friendly hosts
Location:
the location was amazing
great location with an easy walk to both beautiful beaches
it’s in a great location close to both hiritekiya and dikwella beaches
super close to hiriketiya and dickwella but far enough to be secluded and very quiet
wonderful modern treehouse apartment in a great location for both hiriketiya and dickwella beaches
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7. Dambulla Tree House (from USD 60)

Situated 4 metres (13 feet) above the ground in a mango grove, Dambulla Treehouse lets you experience the true sounds of nature. Although it’s so high up, you won’t even feel it because of the comfy amenities like a clean and luxurious bed and a fully functional shower available inside the treehouse. A buffet breakfast is provided daily, where you can sample the unique Sri Lankan cuisine. Car and bike rental services are available for those who want to explore nearby attractions like Dambulla Cave Temple, Dambuluoya River and more.

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Dambulla Tree House

9.6 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Pelwehera Road 673 , dambulla
121.09 km (75.3 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary

Parking Pets allowed Room service Garden Terrace Airport shuttle Breakfast in the room Free parking

8. Ella Treehouses and Cabanas (from USD 49)

Ella Treehouses and Cabanas offers you a resort-like stay where all your needs are cared for. The freshly carved wooden features make the treehouses look brand new and the sleek beds have beautiful and intricate designs. The surrounding hills and valleys are serene and peaceful. What more could you ask for in a treehouse stay? The area has many hiking trails, including the one leading up to Little Adam’s Peak, that is perfect for an outdoor adventure.

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Ella Treehouses and Cabanas

Wifi Available

Address: Temple road, Rawana Ella
61.9 km (38.5 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary

Restaurant Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Ironing service Internet services Hiking

9. Exclusive treehouse with a lot of history (from USD 55)

Tree House Midigama is a private treehouse owned by a Sri Lankan family. Built by the current owner’s father around a special mango tree, you can tell that this house is a labour of love. Inside, from the lights on the walls to the bed frames, all the decor is wooden. These wooden features perfectly blend in with the tree, giving you the feeling of living inside the tree itself. The beautiful garden surrounding this treehouse is quiet yet beautiful and strolling through it will transport you to a different realm. The sounds of squirrels and monkeys will keep you entertained for hours. A beach suitable for surfing is just a 10-minute walk away.

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Weligama, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
94.26 km (58.6 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary
104 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
most beautiful wood and has a full functioning shower with an amazing view into the jungle
absolutely delicious moms cooking breakfast and lunch
the bed mattress was comfortable and very clean
Cleanliness:
the treehouse itself was clean and well kept
the treehouse was set up and cleaned so nicely for our arrival
the decoration is very modern thoughtful and clean
the entire treehouse was beautifully designed hand-built by the family and well-maintained & kept very clean
Host:
great hospitality and very helpful hosts
we were amazed about the hospitality of the host family
they were wonderful and kind hosts and we felt very welcome and at home there
dinner served by the host family was the absolute highlight of our stay
the host family are lovely - warm and inviting
Location:
what really makes this place one of the best spots in the area is the family renting it out
a truly unique special place
we have special memories from this special place
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10. Wilpattu Tree House (from USD 101)

Wilpattu Tree House is larger than a typical living room and can easily accommodate an entire family inside. Better yet, it has a balcony that includes a seating area and a barbeque, giving you even more space than you bargained for. Every single treehouse here has a fully equipped private bathroom as well as air-conditioning, offering you a luxurious accommodation adjacent to lush greenery. Guests staying at this treehouse can easily access the safari park located right next door.

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Wilpattu Tree House

Wifi Available

Address: Wilpattu National Park Road, Hunuwila
169.61 km (105.4 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Laundry Family rooms Breakfast in the room

11. The Tree House (from USD 765)

Wake up to stunning vistas each morning at The Tree House in Ginigathena that is nestled within a mountain range. A long, wooden bridge leads to the house and will give you a feeling of walking through a scene from a fairytale. The tree supporting the house grows right through its centre, giving the interiors a natural feel. At this treehouse, you’re literally sleeping in the arms of nature! The property also provides an airport shuttle service for your convenience. Other amenities on offer are a 24-hour receptionist, room service, bike rentals and more. Guests can also embark on a jungle trek via a private trekking path that leads to Kehelgamuwa Oya river.

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The Tree House

Address: Section C Westmore Land Estate
19.27 km (12.0 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary

12. Caveman Lodge Treehouse (from USD 16)

Caveman Lodge Treehouse gives guests an authentic and real Sri Lankan experience of living in the woods. A lake is located right next to the treehouse and friendly local families will happily show you traditional methods of hunting, gathering and cooking food. Although the treehouse is traditional and rustic, room service is available too. Enjoy delicious food and drinks with friends in the shared lounge and kitchen areas or relax on the hammocks as you watch the trees rustle in the breeze. Bikes and cars are available on rent. Several popular cycling trails are also situated close to this accommodation.

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Caveman Lodge Treehouse

Address: Cave Man Lodge, Second lake road, laksirigama Habarana
138.82 km (86.3 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary

13. Luxurious treehouse near Galle Fort and Unawatuna Beach (from USD 200)

This luxury treehouse accommodation offers a unique vacation experience that nature lovers will surely appreciate. It’s situated deep into southern Sri Lanka’s lush jungle, with nothing but towering tropical trees surrounding you. Just a few minutes from your peaceful solitude, however, you’ll find Unawatuna Beach where you can engage in various recreational activities, such as sailing, swimming, scuba diving, surfing, and more.

The treehouse is impeccably designed and furnished with modern amenities, including an infinity pool.

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Unawatuna, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
92.58 km (57.6 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary
317 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tree house had amazing views and rooms were very comfortable
great facilities and amenities
it was nice that breakfast was included mrs ita and her friend were very kind and helpful
ps:beautiful swimming pool is getting ready at the premises and unfortunately we missed it
mrs ira’s breakfasts were delicious and her cooking was the best we had the whole trip
Cleanliness:
beaches nearby aren’t that clean
everything was clean and the beds were really comfy
the treehouse itself is beautiful well designed and sparklingly clean
Host:
the care taker was quick in responding to all our concerns and questions
manager made us feel very welcome and host was very accomodating
the staff was fantastic in making us feel at home
upon check-in the staff was friendly
the caretaker was also very helpful
Location:
beautiful quiet location just near galle
great location only a short drive away from galle and unawatuna
villa located in very peaceful place
had a great trip beautiful location :)
great location plenty of room
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14. Yala eco treehouse near Yoda Lake (from USD 18)

Escape into a tropical paradise in this rustic treehouse cabin in Sri Lanka nestled in the jungles of Tissamaharama near Yoda Lake. The location not only allows you to enjoy the lush tropical greeneries but lets you dive straight into different lake activities since the water is just a few steps from the property.

Amenities include a pool where you can unwind after a long day of exploring the area. Guests can also expect spacious rooms equipped with comfy beds to ensure a relaxing stay.

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Yala Eco Tree House

7.1 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: 1/285, Wawe Yaya, Mahadeira, Yodakandiya
109.18 km (67.9 mi) from Sripada Peak Wilderness Sanctuary

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Stay in a treehouse in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a small Asian country still unknown to many tourists, but its charm lies in its connection to nature that is so precious and genuine. And no other accommodation in the country gives you a more natural, authentic and traditional experience than a 5-star hotel in Sri Lanka. So, grab your bags and start packing!

If you’re looking for a wider selection, Sri Lanka offers a variety of luxury resorts that cater to different preferences, ensuring an exhilarating holiday experience.

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